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Meet Our Dental Team Near Union Square, NY

Serving Your Family Personalized Dental Services

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Are you in need of a dental team near Union Square, NY that not only meets your expectations, but exceeds them? At Gramercy Dental Studio, our team members are what make our practice such an enjoyable place to visit for patients all over the area. Below, you can learn more about their educational backgrounds as well as their life outside the office, making it even easier to get comfortable and strike up a conversation. We look forward to meeting you and your family soon!

Dr. Ira Newman

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Dr. Ira Newman is originally from Queens and would go on to attend SUNY-Binghamton before receiving his dental degree from Emory University School of Dentistry. He then trained at NYU College of Dentistry/Bellevue Hospital Center to complete a one-year residency. Outside of his formal training, he’s an attending dentist at Northwell Hospital/Manhasset. Over the years, he’s run a highly respected practice, appeared on multiple daytime news shows to discuss modern dental technologies, published numerous articles, and lectured nationally on various dental topics. He’s also the proud father of three boys and has been married over 25 years to his wife and best friend.

Ashley, Office Manager

Ashley, Gramercy Dental Studio’s Office Manager

Ashley is our dedicated office manager, which means she’s one of the first people you meet when you walk into the practice. She ensures every aspect of your visit is smooth and seamless, whether it’s scheduling dental appointments or filing insurance claims. She comes from the Bronx and has over 15 years of experience in the dental field. She cherishes her team members and believes Dr. Newman has been absolutely incredible with his patients. Gramercy Dental Studio feels like a perfect fit for her and she greatly enjoys helping other people and giving dental advice. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family, cooking, shopping, cosmetology and girl talk.

Meliza, Dental Hygienist

Meliza, the practice’s dental hygienist

Meliza is originally from Kew Gardens and is proud to be a part of a team that’s so dedicated to putting patients first. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology and an Associates of Science in Dental Hygiene. There’s nothing she enjoys doing more at Gramercy Dental Studio than working hard for patients and meeting all of their unique dental needs! When she’s not working, you’ll find her spending time with her husband, salsa dancing, and going for jogs with her Beagle.

Natalya, Dental Assistant

Natalya, who is Dr. Newman’s dental assistant

While she currently resides in Brooklyn, Natalya is originally from St. Petersburg, Russia! She loves working alongside Dr. Newman and her team as everyone is tightly knit and greatly enjoys the dental field. On top of that, she feels lucky to be a part of an office that makes quality work a priority over the quantity of patients visiting the practice. When she’s able to connect with people and ease their nervousness or tension about receiving dental treatment, it makes her feel incredibly proud of her work. Outside the office, she’s currently working hard to earn her Bachelor’s in Biology, doing yoga, watching musicals, and playing piano.

Want to get to know the team members in person as well? Feel free to give our office a call and we’ll get you scheduled for an appointment in the near future. We can’t wait to make your dental visits something to look forward too, not just another chore on your to-do list.

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