Our team is passionate about providing the best and most compassionate dental healthcare to our community. We know how going to the dentist can bring up feelings of unease, so we work with you--instead of talking at you--to get you the care you need when you need it. That includes coordinating with other doctors when necessary and respecting any concerns you might have.
Dr. Matthew Galfund
Dr. Matthew Galfund graduated from NYU College of Dentistry. He completed his general practice residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC. He then went on to complete a dental residency in anesthesiology where he learned, and became skilled in, multiple techniques in local and general anesthesia. During that residency he also received training in internal medicine. Dr. Galfund then completed a third year of training after dental school by doing a fellowship in oral surgery. Even today, Dr. Galfund is always taking continuing education courses to make sure he is up to date on all the latest techniques and technology in the field. When he’s not at the office, Dr. Galfund is an active coach within the Northern Valley Soccer Club. He lives locally with his wife Wendy and their two children, Jack and Aliza.
Marina Smith, RDH
Marina has been a practicing registered dental hygienist for more than 25 years. She has advanced knowledge in dentistry including training from the Pankey Institute. Marina prides herself on her ability to establish positive and long-lasting relationships with her patients to ensure wholesome comprehensive health. Her attention to detail and supreme clinical skills ensures a thorough dental experience.
Elena is our highly qualified Dental Office Manager. She has been in the dental field since 1980. Elena attended dental school in the Philippines and moved to the United States in 1986. She began working as a dental assistant but quickly learned all aspects of a dental office. Elena is happily married and lives in Rockland with her husband and two children. She is also a volunteer EMT at South Orangetown Ambulance Corp.