Meet The Team





At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health.  We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs.  As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication.  Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Danni Gomes

Registered Dental Hygienist

​Danni is a Registered Dental Hygienist with 25 years of experience.  She graduated from Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. Ms. Gomes is a member of the American Academy of Dental Hygiene.

She is an adjunct faculty member at New York University College of Dentistry’s Dental Hygiene Department. An Instructor in the Continuing Education Department at New York City College of Technology’s Dental Assisting Program. Danni is also an American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor.

She completed post graduate training in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy with the International Association of Orofacial Myology. Danni is the proud owner of Creative Dental Connections LLC, A.C.I-Resuscitation LLC and Co-owner of MYO Central LLC.

Danni enjoys spending time with her family, friends, exercising, watching sports and mentoring her students!

Svetlana Raydun

Registered Dental Hygienist

Svetlana Raydun, RDH is an NYU college of dentistry graduate with over 20 years experience in the field. Over the years she saw patients with various needs and personalities. She is especially skillful in working with patients who have dental anxiety. Svetlana is a native of Belarus and lives in New Jersey with her family. She enjoys traveling around the world and listening to classical music.

Petula Mcdonald

Certified Dental Assistant

Petula Mcdonald is a certified dental assistant with 20 plus years of experience. Born in Kingston Jamaica and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She is a warm, caring individual who thrives to make her patients comfortable and at ease.

Shaniqua Morris

Receptionist/Dental Assistant

Shaniqua Morris Receptionist/Dental Assistant. Shaniqua Morris has 17 years of experience working in the dental field, including 5 years working as a dental assistant for Dr. Frank Mellana. She was born in New York and resides in the Bronx with her family. Shaniqua is dedicated to her team and her calming presence keeps her patient’s relaxed. Shaniqua enjoys hiking and spending time with loved ones. 


Linda Farewell


Linda Farewell had a prior career in corporate accounting. She started her dental career at a Hartsdale office in 1997. She has been a member of this staff since 2003. She resides in the Bronx

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