Family Dental Group of Fishkill
738 Route 9, Suite 22, Fishkill, NY 12524

Our Team

Fishkill Dentists

Vincent Ayuko, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Ayuko attended dental school at the School Of Dental Sciences at the University of Nairobi, Africa. Upon moving to the United States, he attended New York University, receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2004.

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Marina Chernin, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Chernin attended Hunter College in New York City and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York City College of Dentistry in 1989. She has been in practice for 24 years, six years with Family Dental. She is a volunteer with Dental Volunteers of Israel, an organization that offers free dental care to Jerusalem’s at-risk children and […]

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Neil Kesselman, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Neil Kesselman has been practicing dentistry for 30 years. He received his Bachelors of Science at SUNY Binghamton. Dr. Kesselman then went on to obtain his D.D.S. at the Ohio State University. He has been with Family Dental for over 20 years. Dr. Kesselman caters to nervous patients and enjoys transforming a patient back into normal function and appearance.

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Peter Lucchese, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Peter Lucchese is a general dentist who loves to help his patients smile more. He and his team provide comprehensive exams and cleanings; fillings, crowns and bridgework; dentures and partial dentures; dental implants and restorations; toothache relief including root canal therapy; and cosmetic dental procedures including veneers, inlays, onlays, tooth bonding, and teeth whitening.

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Bryan Hinkle, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Bryan Hinkle, graduated with a BS in Neuroscience from the College of William and Mary before he received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from New York University. After completing his 2nd year as chief resident at Coler-Goldwater Hospital, Dr. Bryan continued on at St. Barnabas Hospital to specialize in pediatrics where he also served as chief resident.

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Melissa Saintil, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Saintil is a board certified pediatric dentist. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from CUNY City College of New York. Her Doctorate of Dental Surgery was completed at SUNY Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine.

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Fred Friedman, DDS

Orthodontist

Fred Friedman, DDS received his dental degree from Emory University Dental School in Atlanta, GA and received his certificate in orthodontics from New York University, New York, NY. Previous to joining the Family Dental Group practice, Dr. Friedman has maintained his own successful private practice. Dr. Friedman is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, […]

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Eric Oh, DMD, MScDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Eric Oh is a surgical specialist in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Implants.

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Sarah Balaster, DMD

Periodontist

Dr. Sarah Balaster received her Doctor of Dental Medicine from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and earned her certificate in Periodontics from the New York University College of Dentistry. Prior to enrolling in dental school, she attained a Bachelor’s of Arts with honors in Fine Arts from Wesleyan University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from William Patterson University.

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Jin Chung, DDS

General Dentist

Jin Hyun Chung DDS graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering and received his dental training at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. He completed his general residency training at the Metropolitan Hospital, a full service community hospital known for its state-of-the-art health care services. During this time, Dr. Chung […]

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Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
they know exactly what to do … they don’t waste any time they like to help
Ruba A.
After not being to a dentist for a couple years – I Had such a great experience at family dental. Nicole did such a nice job with my cleaning and was so nice and professional. The receptionists […]
Kelley V.
I have enjoyed my visit very much. The staff are very well educated and explain the procedures before doing them. The staff are very friendly and attended to my every need. The environment is very […]
Angelika J.
Dr Luccase is fantastic! Highly recommend him and his staff.
John S.
The care I received at Family Dental Group in Fishkill exceeded my expectations. I went in to have all my wisdom teeth removed and from the moment I stepped in for the initial consult, the […]
Jenny C.
Very professional and kind staff. Everything was done on time and as explained. Felt very well taken care of and understood.
Lauren C.
Pleasant experience.
David M.
The BEST quality of care!!! The staff is amazing, the doctors are very caring and gentle!!! I would never trust any other dentist office with my children as well as myself!!!
Linda S.
In an expression of utmost gratitude I would like to thank Dr. Gelbart & his amazing staff for their contribution to the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. A donation of nearly 1000 toothbrushes […]
Vivo L.
Great quality in dental care, kind and informative staff and clean office. As someone who has been receiving dental care for 10+ years here, I highly recommend this office!
Noelle T.
All the staff were friendly and welcoming.
Catherine B.
I went to Family Dental of Fishkill for the first time 2 weeks ago. I used the same dentist for over 30 years so I had a little apprehension to say the least! My dentist retired and I now live too […]
Markowitzster
I was scheduled for an 11:15 appointment for a cleaning with Ellen. There was no wait time at all. She answered any questions I had and did an excellent job. She has a great personalty and really […]
Karen I.
My experience with Family Dental Group and Dr. Lucchese has been amazing! He truly has been understanding & has done incredible work with me. *My true SMILE has returned because of his wonderful […]
Carla S.
I think Lesia is an amazing hygienist. She is very thorough and never causes any pain!
Bernadette S.
Dr. Bryan is awesome and amazing!! He talked to my 5 year old and explained everything he was going to do before he did it without scaring him. He gained my sons trust quickly which is very difficult […]
Ashley F.
Margaret and Dr. Oh are the best team in the world. I was terrified at the beginning of my appointment and they made me feel so comfortable. I will be telling anyone that will listen about my […]
Bethany H.
I was so scared about my oral surgery even though i was being sedated. Margaret was absolutely wonderful to me as was Dr. Oh. Thank good ness for their understanding and letting my boyfriend stay […]
Ellen B.
Professional and pleasant staff. My son’s dentist is amazing!!
Pharaoh W.
The hygenist was extremely efficient, helpful and knowledgeable about my teeth and gums. A very pleasurable experience. The receptionists were very friendly The office is clean and comfortable.
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Office Hours
Mon. – 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tue. – 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wed. – 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thu. – 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sat. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Phone: (845) 764-9315
Fax: (845) 440-7609
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  • Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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