Dr. Andrew Levy
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Dr. Andrew Levy began his patient care experience at North Shore University Hospital, where he worked as a Dental Clinic Volunteer. After completing his Bachelor of Science/Biology degree at the University of Albany in 2007, Dr. Levy received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2011 from New York University College of Dentistry. While working at the Urgent Care Clinic of NYU's College of Dentistry, Dr. Levy excelled in emergency treatment, pain management and the administration of antibiotics. During his tenure at NYUCD, he was accepted into the Honors Esthetic Program, where he trained in veneers, teeth whitening, crowns, laser surgery of soft and hard tissue, and other cosmetic and general dental services. After receiving his degree at NYU, Dr. Levy completed his General Practice Residency at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn. Here he performed comprehensive dental services, including endodontics, periodontal therapy, implant dentistry, bone grafting, prosthodontic restorations, and emergency treatment-- among many others. Dr. Levy is versed in treating patients of all ages and conditions, including pediatric, geriatric and medically compromised individuals.
Dr. Levy holds memberships in the American Dental Association, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Levy has continued his education and expanded his experience through various continued education courses. He is trained with Noble Biocare, Straumann and MIS implant systems. Dr. Levy is also Invisalign Certified and Lumineer Certified.
Dr. Levy is licensed in New York.
After hours Dr. Andrew Levy enjoys fishing, cooking, reading and spending time with his family. Playing and watching basketball, soccer, softball, football and golf are some of his favorite hobbies.
Marlene joined the Village Dental family in 2014. Originally she went to dental assisting school and got her CDA in 2009. She enjoyed the dental field so much, that she chose to continue her studies to become a hygienist. She attended Hostos Hygiene School and graduated in 2013. While attending hygiene school Marlene did several outreach programs to help educate families on how important oral hygiene is. She also went to schools to teach children to establish better home care routines. Marlene prides herself in promoting good oral hygiene habits to all her patients. This is what she enjoys most about being a hygienist. With all that she has learned from being an assistant and then a hygienist, she has developed her skills to excellence. She is very efficient as a clinician and is always wanting what is best for her patients. She also enjoys keeping up with the latest technology in dentistry to provide the best care possible for her patients. In her free time, Marlene enjoys going to the movies, staying active, and spending time with her family and daughter.
Candice Adams joined our team in 2016. Originally from California she came to New York in 2015 to experience all the great things that New York has to offer. She has enjoyed being in the dental field for over 10 years, starting as a dental assistant then making her way to dental hygiene. She has a passion for making her patients feel comfortable and at ease her laugh can often be heard throughout the office. Being able to explain dental issues to patients in an informative and simplistic way makes her an asset to our team. She continues to further her expertise by keeping up with advancements in dental hygiene to provide the best quality dental care available. Candice feels at home at Village Dental with the team atmosphere and their shared goal of caring for patients.
Vanessa is our Dental Assistant and front office receptionist, here at Village Dental. She has been in the dental industry for 10 years. During her early stages and experiences in the dental industry she discovered that she works very well with people and enjoys giving them the best care possible. She tries her best each day to give the utmost dedication and attention to the care of our patients. She believes in getting the job done right, in a timely manner, and in a clean and comfortable environment. Each patient is treated individually with respect to the satisfaction of their needs. For her, the ultimate goal is to make sure our patients leave our office in a better state than that of which they came in; to build trust and confidence with each smile
Office Manager, CDA
Dental Assistant, Sulemi Lorenzo began her formal dental education after attending Brooklyn’s New York City College of Technology in 2008. She received her Dental Assistant Certification from the New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants in 2010. Sulemi would then go on to gather diverse patient care experience as a Surgeon Assistant for Manhattan, NY’s Dr. Fredrick Hegedus, and later as Certified Dental Assistant to doctors Symeonides and Vartholomeos at Ditmars Dental Concepts of Astoria, NY in 2011. Sulemi continued to build on her professional capabilities at Brooklyn, NY’s Woodhull Medical Center before eventually serving patients alongside Dr. Levy at Gramercy Dental, where she is an essential staff member.
Since her certification, Sulemi has acquired numerous patient care and clinical skills that include pathology and radiology experience, four-handed chair-side assisting, impressions, sterilization and prep procedures, comprehensive oral hygiene, diet and nutrition guidance, emergency procedure assistance, as well as blood pressure and pulse monitoring, she is also CPR certified.
Her passion for smile care, in addition to building strong relationships and trust with patients, are evident in the many ways she demonstrates her growing skills. Sulemi’s skills has proven that she is capable of many other challenges. She is now the Office Manager at Village Dental.
Katarzyna discovered her passion for dentistry back in 2012 working along side Endo specialist Dr. William Scheuerman in Lower Manhattan. She then worked with NYU professor Dr. Barbara Slaska in the union square area. After a couple of years of learning and interacting with patients she became the head dental assistant at Village Dental. Were she enjoys helping and educating patients in their oral health. Katarzyna speaks english and Polish. Katarzyna enjoys reading, cooking, spending time with her son and family.