Brilliant doctors making brilliant smiles!
Brilliant doctors making brilliant smiles!
Even before your child slides in the chair. Dr. Dawn, Dr. Regina, Dr. Princy, Dr. Sara and Dr. Nhung’s skills go far beyond superior educations and training; they treat each child with real compassion. They treat each patient as they would their own child. All constantly seek the latest technologies and advances through continuing education.
DAWN SOSNICK, DDS
Dr. Dawn Sosnick earned her Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) from SUNY Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. She completed her specialty training in pediatric dentistry at Schneider Children’s Hospital (now Cohen), Long Island Jewish Medical Center as Chief Resident. Two years later, Dr. Dawn earned the distinction of becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD) by meeting the AAPD’s demanding continuing education requirements. All of our doctors are board certified.
Dr. Dawn’s love for treating children has motivated her to stay active in the academic community. A professor at Stony Brook’s School of Dental Medicine she maintains hospital staff privileges at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where she lectures and teaches. Dr. Dawn served on the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s (AAPD) Oral Healthcare for Adolescents Committee. She also is a member of the Board of Directors of the Suffolk County Dental Society.
Dr. Dawn grew up in Tallahassee, Florida and graduated with a Bachelors of Music from Florida State University in 1996. Upon graduation she moved to New York. She decided to stay, despite her love of warmer weather, when she met her husband, Barry. She lives in Greenlawn with her husband, son and crazy puppy.
SARA WILENSKY, DDS
Dr. Sara Wilensky grew up on Long Island in Oceanside. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in History from Binghamton University in 2011, her Master of Arts in Biology from Binghamton University in 2012, and her Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine in 2016. She completed her residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, Long Island Jewish Medical Center in 2018, where she served as chief resident.
Dr. Sara is a board certified pediatric dentist, she is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD). Dr. Sara is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. She participates in Give Kids A Smile and has provided dental care locally and internationally. In 2015, she traveled to Madagascar as part of a volunteer mission to provide dental care and education for the Malagasy people. Dr. Sara is an attending at Cohen Children’s Medical Center where she teaches dental residents every week.
Dr. Sara’s education and training has enabled her to provide dental care for children of all ages and patients with special health care needs. Her passion and enthusiasm for pediatric dentistry and teaching has allowed her to motivate and educate her patients and their parents about the importance of oral heath. Dr. Sara believes that creating a positive and fun experience for children at the dentist is important and will have a lasting impact on their overall health. Dr. Sara lives in Commack with her husband Jason and puppy Oliver.
PRINCY KURIAKOSE, DDS
Dr. Princy Kuriakose grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Georgia Institute of Technology and Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from University of Detroit Mercy in Michigan. She continued her education in an additional 3 year advanced graduate school training program in Orthodontics and obtained her Master of Science degree from University of Washington in Seattle.
While in school, Dr. Princy has been involved in many scientific research projects and has published articles in journals. Dr. Princy is a Board-Certified Orthodontist, an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Northeastern Society of Orthodontists and continues her learning through Orthodontic conferences and continuing education courses. In her free time, Dr. Princy enjoys exploring new places with her husband & toddler, baking and staying active.
KAREN ZHENG, DDS
Dr. Karen Zheng was born and raised in Queens, New York. She earned her Bachelor’s in Biology from Stony Brook University. She went on to receive her Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) from New York University College of Dentistry. She completed her general practice residency at Northwell Health Long Island Jewish Hospital. Due to her love for treating children, she pursued a pediatric dental residency at Cohen Children’s Medical Center where she was chief resident. She was awarded Resident of the Year at Cohen Children’s Medical Center and appointed Teaching Associate in Dental Medicine.
Dr. Karen is a board-eligible pediatric dentist and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). She participates in Give Kids A Smile and other outreaches around New York where she provides preventative dental care. Her extensive education and compassion for children allows her to provide dental care for children with dental phobias and special health care needs. Her goal is to provide exceptional care and allow patients to feel comfortable and safe, especially in the dental chair. Dr. Karen enjoys experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen and hiking with her husband and dog Cooper.