General and Cosmetic Dentistry

Jake Donohue

Dr. Jacob (Jake) Donohue

General and Cosmetic Dentistry, and Implant Surgery

Dr. Jacob Donohue received his dental doctorate from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and pursued advanced training at King’s County Hospital in Brooklyn. There, he completed a rigorous residency program, gaining unparalleled experience in implant, surgical, cosmetic, restorative, endodontic, and advanced full mouth reconstruction dentistry. Dr. Donohue has had extensive experience in managing medically complex patients in a Level One trauma emergency room. He is a published author in the field of protein expression in response to diet, exercise, and diabetes, and completed extensive research in the field of dental materials, traveling to conferences both domestically and internationally to present his findings. He holds high value in the importance of quality dentistry and continues to attend conferences, lectures, and residencies to further his knowledge in all aspects of dentistry.

Dr. Donohue believes in a balanced, healthy lifestyle and enjoys running, skiing, and sailing in his free time.

Markelle

Dr. Markelle Smith

General and Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Markelle received his dental doctorate from UAB School of Dentistry in Birmingham, Alabama and completed his residency at the Hospital for Veteran Affairs in Brooklyn, NY. He decided to go to dental school for the ability to combine his interests in medicine, science and art which led him to focus on the field of cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Markelle envisions the most beautiful and natural smile achievable for each of his patients and works closely with them to chart an individualized path to achieve their oral health and cosmetic goals.

In his free time Dr. Markelle stays fit by practicing yoga and enjoys reading, traveling and exploring the exciting restaurant scene in NYC with his friends.

Michelle Han

Dr. Mee Kyung (Michelle) Han

General and Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Michelle Han received her dental doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and completed her residency training at Monmouth Medical Center where she served as Chief Resident. She is an expert in restorative and cosmetic dentistry, and has presented cases of advanced digital dentistry at national level. Dr. Han is widely regarded for her gentle approach while delivering beautiful clinical results.

Dr. Han is the mother of two boys who have been flossing their teeth every night since the age of two. She enjoys traveling, surfing, working out, biking around the city, and spending time with her family and friends.

Specialists

Dr. Lydia Gardner

Dr. Lydia Gardner

Periodontics and Implant Surgery

After graduating from Harvard University, Dr. Lydia Gardner went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Gardner then completed her 3-year specialty residency in Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. She simultaneously earned a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology for independent research examining the relationship between obesity and periodontal disease. She also traveled to South Africa and Morocco during her residency to participate in humanitarian missions providing care to communities without access.
Dr. Gardner is a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology and a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Northeastern Society of Periodontists, and the International Team for Implantology. Additionally, Dr. Gardner holds a New York State Conscious Sedation certification to provide IV sedation for her patients.

In her spare time, Dr. Gardner enjoys travel, skiing, exercise, reading, and spending time with her husband and their son.

Wang

 

Dr. Howard H. Wang

Endodontist

Dr. Wang is a dual-specialist in periodontics and endodontics. After he graduated from the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Periodontics at Stony Brook University, he further followed his passion in saving teeth and completed a second specialty training at the Advanced Dental Education Program in Endodontics at the University at Buffalo. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and currently a Board-eligible candidate for the American Board of Endodontics.

Additionally, Dr. Wang has received multiple awards throughout his years of professional education such as the AAP Dental Student Award for Achievement in Periodontology, American College of Dentists Outstanding Student Leader Award, and the Dentsply Advanced Dental Education Scholarship. He has also published numerous research articles in the highly esteemed Journal of Periodontology and Journal of Endodontics as well as co-authored a chapter in "The Sinus Bone Graft, 3rd Edition" textbook. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontics, American Academy of Periodontology and American Dental Association.

Dr Goodman

Dr. Adam Goodman

Orthodontics and Invisalign Specialty

With over 25 years of experience, TV appearances, and as faculty and spokesperson for Invisalign and multiple dental associations, Dr. Adam Goodman is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in Invisalign and a pioneer in new orthodontic techniques and technologies. He received his dental doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and completed his orthodontic residency at Montefiore Medical Center. He is currently on staff as an assistant attending at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Goodman is renowned for achieving outstanding results with a keen eye for angles and spatial relationships, good listening and communication skills, and the ability to balance theoretical and practical concerns. He has been a top 1% Invisalign provider in the nation; few, if any, dentists and orthodontists in New York City have successfully completed more Invisalign treatments than Dr. Goodman.

As an avid reader, Dr. Goodman consumes over 50 books a year. He also enjoys street and urban landscape photography and regularly posts on his Instagram page @goodortho, where he also shares family photos of his wife and three children.

Office Team

Monica Lempert

Monica Lempert 

Dental Hygienist

"A smile is the best makeup a girl could wear!" Have you met our lovely hygienist Monica? She's known for her magnetic personality, contagious smile, super thorough and ultra gentle touch. Our patients have been asking for her by name! Did you know that she's been in the dental field all of her life? Growing up in her father's dental office, Monica has always wanted to help people achieve a healthy and confident smile as she watched him change people's lives.

Aside from admiring patients' smiles and stressing how teeth are our eternal diamonds, she enjoys traveling and hanging out with her pup in her spare time.

Stefanie Rivera

 

Stefanie Rivera

Dental Hygienist

Stefanie is passionate about dental health, and makes sure to spend time with her patients to educate and encourage them to maintain good oral health. She prides herself on being very thorough - yet super gentle. She loves being active outdoors and spending time with family and friends

Kayla

Kayla

Office Manager

Kayla is a native and proud Brooklynite. She has been in the dental field for eight years. Her experience on her very first day set the tone for her career: As she watched a patient walk out of the office feeling so confident about himself and his experience with the dentist, she knew that she had a big part in making that happen and that this would be her passion for the rest of her life.

Her compassion toward others is endless, and she always strives to make patients feel like her own family.

Kayla is a huge animal love and enjoys spending time with her family and friends in New York

Xoey

 

Xoey

Treatment Coordinator

Behind Xoey's beautiful smile is a woman who is passionate about getting to know all of our patients and making sure that they receive quality service and attention from our office. A native New Yorker, she grew up performing ballet and dance, and competing in volleyball. She earned her degree in forensic psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Our patients and staff appreciate her bubbly and positive personality. In her spare time, Xoey loves to travel, dine out, spend time outdoors, and spend quality time with her husband her son.

Ines Adams

Ines

Dental Assistant

Ines has been in the dental field for over 10 years. She loves the  fast, professional  pace of taking a part in creating beautiful smiles and making patients feel special.

In her free time, she goes to the gym, rides her bicycle around town, and plays handball. Ines loves spending time with her family and her dog Bam Bam. “My goal in this office is to keep everyone happy”.

Michelle Assistant

 

Michelle

Dental Assistant

Michelle has been working in dentistry for over 15 years, and her favorite parts are assisting oral surgery and using her crafty hand skills in dental laboratory work. Outside of the office, she enjoys yoga, martial arts, and spending time with her family, and is also a professional barber and hair stylist!

Takeiya

 

Takeiya

Dental Assistant

Most people dread having dental work done; it's no secret. But this is exactly what pulled Takeiya's interest in teeth and she turned it into a profession! At age 16 she experienced her first emergency root canal and was fascinated by all the steps and science behind fixing her tooth. She soon after entered the world of Dental Assisting and has loved it ever since. Her favorite and most rewarding part of the job is helping make new beautiful smiles for patients.

When Takeiya isn't helping to perfect smiles at Lumia, she can often be found singing, practicing guitar or watching (only the scariest of) horror flicks. GG and Yuni, her cat kids, keep her busy at home and are her pride and joy. Takeiya is continuing her education to obtain her Bachelor's in Biology at The College of Staten Island.