Dr. Vallins graduated from New York University Dental School in 1977. He completed Advanced Education in Periodontics at Columbia University Dental School in 1982. With this program Dr. Vallins received hands-on experience in implant surgery and laser therapy which is a new exciting and painless way to treat periodontal disease.
Furthermore, Dr. Vallins has successfully used cosmetic injection, fillers, and PDO threads for over 10 years for both therapeutic and esthetic treatments with explosive growth in the practice. His background on pioneering minimally invasive periodontics procedures led him to deeply appreciate non-invasive injectable treatments and what they can do to improve patient’s lives. He loves teaching and sharing his knowledge at AAFE live patient training courses.
Dr. Brendan Ho earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from New York University and completed General Practice Residency training at Montefiore Medical Center. He also received a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Binghamton University.
Dr. Ho is a member of the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association and Queens County Dental Society. His understanding and careful approach to treating his patients helps nurture trust and peace of mind. He strives to provide the best care possible to each patient. During Dr. Ho’s free time, he enjoys quality time with friends and family, watching movies, dancing and exercising
Dr. Marjan Askari graduated summa cum laude with a DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She was top of her class of 180 students. She thereafter completed her specialty training in Orthodontics together with a MS degree from the University of Maryland. Dr. Askari is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics.
Being one of the TOP 1% of Invisalign providers around the world, Dr. Yang received Invisalign Doctor In Spotlight, Invisalign All-Star Provider, Best Dentistry Awards, Best Dentists in Brookline, Boston Top Dentists. Besides, she is also a partner at Overseas Students Service Corp. She was selected for the list of ‘2018 American Chinese 30 under 30’ and ‘2022Forbes · Global 100 Outstanding Chinese’.
Her compassion, diverse cultural background, and bilingual fluency and extrovert personality allow her to create amazing relationships with her patients.
Dr. Zeynep Yozgyur earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She was a merit-based scholar recipient for academic excellence throughout her four years of education and a recipient of a research fellowship, presenting at national and international conferences.
Dr. Zeynep graduated with Honors, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences from Wellsley College. Her upbringing in one of the oldest cities in Europe – Plovdiv, Bulgaria, deeply influenced her career path. She spent a significant time assisting her mother in her Orthodontics office and shadowing her father as he performed surgical procedures in the hospital.
Dr. Zeynep is currently certified in Invisalign, Botox, and Nitrous Oxide. She is deeply committed to education ensuring the highest quality of care for her patients. She actively is taking continuing education courses to keep up to date with current treatments in dentistry and provide the most up-to-date approach for her patients, tailored to their individual needs.
Dr. Chen received the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. She was a merit-based scholarship recipient throughout four years of study. She also received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Swarthmore College in biology and math while on a full-tuition scholarship throughout college. Dr. Chen is certified in Invisalign and nitrous oxide sedation and currently holds the CIRTL certificate in STEM teaching. She has provided free dental service in Jamaica before through a mission trip.
Dr. Livshin immigrated to the United States in 1978 from St. Petersburg, Russia. After growing up in Brookline, MA, Dr. Livshin went on to Boston University, where he received his Bachelor’s degree. He enrolled at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where he received his DMD. Then, Dr. Livshin dedicated his dental expertise and his life to the United States Air Force. There, he completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Bolling Air Force Base, Washington DC. With this program, he received hands-on experience in complex dental restorative procedures, dental implants, root canal therapy, impacted wisdom teeth extractions, cosmetic procedures, migraine/myofacial pain therapy, and IV and oral sedation dentistry.
Since then, Dr. Livshin continues to refine his education. He explores advances in the safe and effective use of oral and intravenous sedation for fearful patients who desire and need general, cosmetic and implant dentistry. He is committed to helping people with severe anxiety who have neglected their teeth for years. “Too many people live with pain, the inability to chew, and embarrassing teeth because they are terrified of the dentist and I want to provide these patients with access to care they need and deserve,” he says.
Siobhian Sprott, DDS, MPA is the director of Pediatric Dentistry at Franciscan Children’s Hospital. She received Joseph L. Henry Oral Health Fellow 2020-2021 from Harvard Medical School. She was Chief Resident in Pediatric Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. Previously, she worked as a general dentist in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia for 10 years. Dr. Sprott strives to make public health an integral part of her clinical practice; she has a strong motivation for understanding oral health care delivery from an organizational management perspective that engages the community. She has been affiliated with the DC Pediatric Oral Health Coalition, an alliance that strives to improve oral health access and care for children in Washington, DC. Dr. Sprott received her dental degree from Howard University College of Dentistry in 2008 and completed her residency in general dentistry at Howard University Hospital in 2009. She also earned both her BS and Master of Public Administration degrees from Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA, in 2002 and 2004 respectively.