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Pure Dental is a unique center of excellence in dentistry. We bring art and science together to improve the lives of our patients.
Our brand new, state-of-the-art facilities transcend the boundaries of traditional dentistry with a combination of state-of-the-art dental technology and a soothing dental spa atmosphere.
We provide a full range of general and aesthetic dentistry services. These include cosmetic dentistry, full mouth reconstruction, dental implants, sleep dentistry, dental restorations, and regular hygiene maintenance.
Dr. Vibert is considered a leading authority on restorative and implant dentistry and has helped professional athletes, actors, and models achieve celebrity smiles. He has a patient-friendly philosophy that combines aesthetics, youthful appearances, and a commitment to total oral health.
Dr. Keith Vibert graduated from Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine , where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and completed electives in cosmetic dentistry and endodontics. Dr. Vibert then went on to complete a one year General Practice Residency at Stony Brook University Hospital where he received extensive training in the areas of implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and fixed
prosthodontics. Prior to attending dental school, Dr. Vibert attended Stony Brook University receiving his bachelor’s degree in biology.
Dr. Vibert regularly attends continuing education courses to ensure his patients receive the most sophisticated, and advanced dental care possible. He is certified in Invisalign and permitted to perform IV and Oral Sedation in New York State.
Dr. Vibert travels extensively learning the most advanced techniques from the leading surgeons in the world. He has personally trained with leading implantologist Palo Malo, who is also the innovator of the “All on Four” implant technique. He was able to get hands on experience learning one of the major breakthroughs in implant dentistry.
In his free time Dr. Vibert enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, golfing, watching sports, and traveling.
Dr. Vibert is a member of:
• ADA – American Dental Association
• AGD – Academy of General Dentistry
• NYSDS – New York State Dental Society
• SCDS – Suffolk County Dental Society
• AOI – Academy of Oral Implantology
• AID – Academy of Implant Dentistry
• ACD – Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
• DOCS – Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
• IAMDI – International Academy of Mini Dental Implants
Dr. Prudenti earned his DDS from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, where he maintained the role of class president throughout the 4-year program. There he became interested in advanced dental and implant treatments, and he was recognized by the faculty as having natural talent, skill, and passion for perfection.
He was encouraged to further his level of expertise with a specialty training program, and Dr. Prudenti next attended the prestigious Advanced Education in Prosthodontics post-graduate residency program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (3 additional years) There he earned a Masters of Prosthodontics and a Certificate in Prosthodontics and was immersed in the latest digital technologies, dental implant treatments, and functional and esthetic full mouth rehabilitations.
Now back to his native home on Long Island, Dr. Prudenti focuses his private practice to the advanced implant, esthetic, and functional prosthetic rehabilitation. He utilizes digital technologies with a comprehensive approach to treatment planning and specializes in treating patients with challenging dental needs.
Dr. Prudenti is an advisor for dental companies and is involved with research projects, product testing, and publishing and reviewing journal articles, and he lectures locally and nationally. He is enthusiastic about continual learning and education and is an adjunct professor at the University of North Carolina Graduate Prosthodontics program in Chapel Hill. He maintains membership with the American College of Prosthodontists, American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, Suffolk County Dental Society, East End Dental Society, and the Academy of Osseointegration.
Outside of dentistry Anthony is a professional fishing captain and avid outdoorsman, and he enjoys family, friends, food, and travel.
Dr. David Zelig is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Implant Surgeon. He graduated the University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry and completed his residency at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Zelig was also an associate professor at the University of Tennessee, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
In Memphis, Dr. David was an active member of the Craniofacial Team and was active in Orthognathic and TMJ Reconstruction, including joint replacement surgery.
Before returning to New York, he ran a successful private practice in Memphis, TN, with emphasis on implant surgery, I.V. anesthesia, orthognathic and TMJ surgery. For his patients’ comfort, Dr. David is certified to provide either I.V. Sedation or oral sedation upon request.
Dr. Zelig is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, and the New York State Dental Association. In his free time, he enjoys time with family, weightlifting, cycling and guitar.
Dr. Phil Glassberg attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology. He attended Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine earning his Doctor of
Dental Surgery degree. He then went on to complete a one year General Practice Residency at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens, New York. Dr. Glassberg received vast training in all aspects of dentistry including implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and orthodontics.
Dr. Glassberg continued his training by enrolling in a two-year comprehensive orthodontic program with Progressive Orthodontic Seminars. He is also certified in providing Invisalign clear aligner therapy. In addition, Dr. Glassberg has completed training for Botox and Dermal Fillers.
In his spare time Dr. Glassberg enjoys spending time with his family, tennis, golf, and going to comedy shows.
Dr. Glassberg is a member of:
-ADA – American Dental Association
-NYSDS –New York State Dental Society
-SCDSSuffolk County Dental Society
Joseph E. Turchiano, D.D.S. graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor’s degree in General Science and minor studies in the Humanities. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from SUNY Stony Brook, School of Dental Medicine. While completing his degree, Dr. Turchiano excelled in clinical practice and received the Quintessence Award in recognition of his excellence in clinical and academic achievement.
Dr. Turchiano completed his general practice residency at New York Methodist hospital and was awarded Resident of the Year for his outstanding leadership and patient care. Joseph continued his residency as Chief Resident where he performed advanced prosthetic and surgical cases.
Through continuing education and membership with the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association and the Second District Dental Society, Dr. Turchiano continually advances his knowledge in dentistry and patient care.
Dr. Turchiano volunteers his time throughout local and global communities, traveling as far as Madagascar to provide oral health care on outreach missions.
Born and raised on Long Island, Dr. Turchiano is an avid sailor and kitesurfer. He enjoys cooking and running in his free time.
Dr. Daniel Vinoi earned his doctorate at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, where he also remained to complete a year of General Practice Residency and a second Chief Residency. During his six years there, he pursued his desire to learn and expand his skillset in all areas of general dentistry, including dental surgery, cosmetic &
During his time in his predoctoral training, he pursued research opportunities in periodontal studies evaluating periodontal therapeutic technologies, implant stability parameters, and efficacy of piezosurgical instruments, as well as an externship at the University of North Carolina’s Periodontics program in Chapel Hill, and presenting his research projects with his team at international conferences including those of the Academy of Osseointegration and the International Academy for Dental Research. Dr. Vinoi strives for excellence in his practice and is unique for a fairly recent graduate in that he has already undergone extensive training in his completion of rigorous continuing education courses, learning from internationally-renowned surgeons such as Sam Lee, David Chong, and Georgios Romanos, and Brandon Katz. Practicing a comprehensive care approach in dentistry, he strives to render the highest levels of care to his patients with skill and compassion, often utilizing his drawings to explain treatments to his patients. Daniel spends much of his free time with his beloved dog, a Samoyed named Moro, as well as producing artwork across a variety of mediums, including wood, metal, and oil paint; although he prefers pencil and paper. He enjoys practicing archery, playing basketball, skiing, and spending time with his family and friends. Dr. Vinoi is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, the Suffolk County Dental Association, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Academy for Dental Research, and the International Academy for Dental Research. Read More
implant dentistry, and full mouth rehabilitation. Dr. Vinoi received his bachelor’s degree in Public Health from Stony Brook University as well, with additional minors in Studio Art and Biology. He even produced a number of commissioned artworks that remain in University buildings today.
During his time in his predoctoral training, he pursued research opportunities in periodontal studies evaluating periodontal therapeutic technologies, implant stability parameters, and efficacy of piezosurgical instruments, as well as an externship at the University of North Carolina’s Periodontics program in Chapel Hill, and presenting his research projects with his team at international conferences including those of the Academy of Osseointegration and the International Academy for Dental Research.
Dr. Vinoi strives for excellence in his practice and is unique for a fairly recent graduate in that he has already undergone extensive training in his completion of rigorous continuing education courses, learning from internationally-renowned surgeons such as Sam Lee, David Chong, and Georgios Romanos, and Brandon Katz. Practicing a comprehensive care approach in dentistry, he strives to render the highest levels of care to his patients with skill and compassion, often utilizing his drawings to explain treatments to his patients.
Daniel spends much of his free time with his beloved dog, a Samoyed named Moro, as well as producing artwork across a variety of mediums, including wood, metal, and oil paint; although he prefers pencil and paper. He enjoys practicing archery, playing basketball, skiing, and spending time with his family and friends.
Dr. Vinoi is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, the Suffolk County Dental Association, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Academy for Dental Research, and the International Academy for Dental Research.
Dr. Jason L. Joseph is a residency-trained, experienced, qualified, and board certified dental anesthesiologist. He attended Boston University’s Henry Goldman School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated with honors and received an award by his professors for “Excellence in Patient Management.” After graduating Boston University he was accepted into a General Practice Residency Medical Track and Dental Anesthesiology Residency at Stony Brook University Medical Center, the only residency of its kind in the nation.
Dr. Joseph’s passion was to provide anesthesia care for Dental patients, because everyone is entitled to good oral health regardless of their health history. Dr. Joseph is a member of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, American Dental Association, American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and Nassau County Dental Society Member. Dr. Joseph understands this can be overwhelming, but with a personal discussion he can figure out a plan that works for you or your child.
Dr. Hankyu Cho is a Board Certified Periodontist, specializing in treating gum disease and implant surgeries. His philosophy is saving teeth by maintaining a healthy foundation of gum and bone. He is trained in all aspects of periodontics including non-surgical and surgical treatment of periodontal and gum diseases, as well as periodontal bone regeneration and periodontal soft tissue grafting.
In addition, he has extensive training in the surgical placement of dental implants, bone grafting, and soft tissue grafting to enhance aesthetics of dental implants.
Dr. Cho attended college at Vanderbilt University, where he graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience. He completed his D.D.S. degree and an additional 3 year Master of Science degree in Periodontics at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. The specialty program in periodontics included not only treating gum disease but also comprehensive training in treatment planning involving implant dentistry, with strong emphasis on the surgical placement of implants and bone regeneration techniques.
Giving back to the community is important to Dr. Cho. While in Dental School at Columbia, he frequently volunteered at oral health screenings in the New York area, and traveled to Guatemala to bring free dental care to impoverished patients. Dr. Cho is also fluent in Korean.
Dr. Jose Rivero is a Board Certified Dentist Anesthesiologist, he was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, where he earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery and practiced for several years while preparing to apply to postgraduate training programs in the U.S. In 2012, Dr. Rivero was accepted into the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the University of Connecticut, where he completed two years of postdoctoral training.
Immediately after, he continued to expand his skills and came to New York, and accepted a position in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, where he spent a full year training in the specialty, during this time Dr. Rivero developed a great interest in the field of Anesthesiology and management of patients who had difficulty tolerating dental treatment while awake.
He was then accepted into the 3-year Dental Anesthesiology residency program at Jacobi Medical Center in collaboration with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the area, during the 3 years of extensive training exclusively dedicated to Anesthesiology he became proficient in providing all levels of sedation and anesthesia to adult and pediatric patients in settings ranging from the operating rooms to the dental clinics. The Anesthesiology training program included rotations in cardiology, emergency medicine, internal medicine, pulmonology, intensive care for adult and pediatric patients as well as orofacial pain. A special portion of the clinical aspect was dedicated to providing anesthesia for patients with special needs at the Rose F. Kennedy Center. Dr. Rivero served as Chief Resident during his second and part of his third year of residency.
Upon completion of his residency training Dr. Rivero became Board Certified by the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, the only officially recognized institution providing board certification in Anesthesiology at the highest level of training for Dentistry. He keeps an active private practice providing ambulatory anesthesia and is affiliated with Columbia University Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Hospital, where he holds teaching positions.
He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS).
Dr. Marta Herin is a graduate of Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, where she has completed her residency in General Dentistry. Dr. Herin has been part of the dental community for over 13 years- as a dental assistant, dental hygienist, and general dentist. In addition to practicing dentistry, Dr. Herin has taken a particular interest in Dental Implantology, conducting a number of research studies.
We are confident that she will be an asset to our patients at Raphaelson Dental Associates. Her passion and excitement for dentistry is clearly evident in the time and care she invests into each patient.