Mark D. Dropkin, DDS, PC has announced that Dr. Daniel Dufera, DDS has joined his practice at 7000 E. Genesee St. in Lyndon Office Park, which is now Fayetteville Dental Associates, PLLC and part of the Northeast Dental Group, LLC. The practice offers general and cosmetic dentistry.
“I am delighted to welcome Dr. Dufera as my associate,” Dropkin said. “This allows us to serve our patients better and has enabled us to expand our hours to better meet patients’ busy schedules. And we’re gladly accepting new patients.
“In addition, as Fayetteville Dental Associates, we have expanded the number of insurance carriers with whom we work and we now accept all major insurance plans.
“Everything I’ve built this practice on over the past 30 years will remain the same. Our team is dedicated to our patients’ dental health and all that modern dentistry has to offer, including a list of general, restorative, and cosmetic dental services designed to meet the needs of the entire family.
“ Our goal is to help each patient achieve and maintain long term dental health and a beautiful smile. In addition to cleanings and exams, we offer teeth whitening, fluoride and sealants, crowns and bridges, porcelain veneers, dental implants, extractions, periodontal treatments, root canal therapy, and tooth colored fillings.
“ In addition, we’re remodeling our office and adding new equipment that includes panographic digital radiography.
“Above all, humor is important. Our patients can expect to have a laugh or two while they are in our care.”
Dr. Dropkin established the practice in 1972. He earned his DDS from the New York University College of Dentistry and he has been an active member of the New York State Dental Association Fifth District Dental Society since 2001. He has also served as president of the Onondaga County Dental Society, is a member of the faculty at SUNY Upstate Medical University in the Dept. of Surgery/Div. of Dentistry. He has also earned honors as a fellow in both the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Honorary Fellowship in this Academy is awarded to individuals who have made a valuable contribution to the advancement of the Art and Science of Dentistry or to the Academy.
Dr. Dufera has worked most recently in Central NY offices of the Northeast Dental Group, PLLC (NDG), and practiced at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City. Hew earned his degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Maryland Dental School.
“I am looking forward to practicing with Dr. Dropkin and in meeting and caring for the patients he has handled for more than three decades,” Dufera said.
NDG general dentistry offices include: Canalview Dental Associates, Fulton; Cicero Dental Associates, and Central Square Dental Associates.
“NDG is one of the fastest growing dental groups in the northeast,” said David Botty, operations director. “Our professional staff is growing and we are planning additional office locations throughout upstate New York
For additional information, Botty can be contacted at (315) 297-4174, or visit www.northeastdentalsite.com.