Meet Our Dental Professionals
The Raphaelson Dental Associates team of certified, highly skilled, and experienced care providers always has our patients’ best interests and wellbeing at heart. Our team of doctors and staff care about you and your dental needs. We work as a team to provide personalized and thorough treatment to achieve comprehensive dental wellness. We are highly skilled and trained in several areas of dentistry including Preventative and General Dentistry, Dental Implants, Sleep Apnea and Zoom! Whitening.
For your convenience, our Long Island dental office consists of General Dentists, Oral Surgeons, and a Endodontist (Root Canal Specialist), providing State-of-the-Art care under one roof. In addition every dentist and specialist in our office takes advanced educational courses that surpass the requirements of their New York State Licenses. We are eager to learn about the latest dental techniques and technology, always offering our patients the very best.
DR. RALPH RAPHAELSON
Dr. Ralph Raphaelson, or "Dr. R" as many patients call him, opened his practice in Deer Park in 1966. With 43 years experience, he is a not only a father figure to his son and daughter who work beside him, but has established a family feel to his practice.
DR. TODD RAPHAELSON
Dr. Todd Raphaelson has been practicing dentistry in Deer Park since graduating from New York University Dental School in 1994. Shortly after graduation he joined his father, Dr. Ralph Raphaelson, in the practice that he started in the same community in 1966.
DR. ALISSA SUKOFF
Dr. Alissa Raphaelson Sukoff proudly works alongside her father and brother, continuing in the tradition that has been established of a true family practice. She is committed to continuing education and maintains memberships with the American Dental Association, Suffolk County Dental Society and the New York State Dental Association.
DR. STACEY WEDIN
Dr. Stacey Wedin has been practicing dentistry since 1997, and joined Raphaelson Dental Associates in 1998. She strives to stay up-to-date on the latest dental advancements by maintaining her membership with the Academy of General Dentistry.
DR. RITA MARIE BILELLO
Dr. Rita Marie Bilello has been a member of the Raphaelson Dental team for almost as long as she can remember. Having grown up in Deer Park across the street from the office’s original location, it was destiny that she would become a dentist and join the practice. Dr. Bilello began working for Dr. Ralph Raphaelson as a teenager assisting the doctors and filing charts and has never left.
DR DR. RENEE CHOE
Dr. Renee Choe is a graduate of the School of Dental Oral Surgery at Columbia University. After completing a one-year general practice residency at Long Island College Hospital, Dr. Choe practiced general dentistry for two years before attending New York University College of Dentistry for her post-doctoral training in endodontics.
DR. JESSICA KRAUSZ
Dr. Jessica Krausz is dedicated to providing her patients with the highest standard of care. She maintains memberships with the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association and the Suffolk County Dental Society to ensure she stays on the leading-edge of the latest treatments and technologies available in dentistry.
DR. BARRY ELGORT
Dr. Barry Elgort is a graduate of SUNY Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. He has been practicing Endodontics (root canal therapy) since 1981. He completed a two-year endodontic residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City before practicing in an office.
DR. STEVEN B SCHWARTZ
Dr. Schwartz enjoys practicing
the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, and is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has particular interests in dental implant surgery, bone grafting, reconstruction of the jaws, and wisdom teeth removal.
DR. MARTA HERIN
Dr. Marta Herin is a graduate of Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, where she has completed her residency in General Dentistry. Dr. Herin has been in the dental field for over 13 years- as a Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, and General Dentist. In addition to practicing dentistry, Dr. Herin conducts research in the field of Dental Implantology.