Meet Our Team

Dr. Nina Kumar

Practice Owner & Aesthetic Dentist

We are excited to  have taken our practice to the New York Smile Institute. Dr. Kumar has the opportunity to work along side her mentor, Dr. Dean Vafiadis, along with other talented & extraordinary dentists! We will have access toRead More

Yulia Salimova

Office Assistant & Clinical Coordinator

Say hello to our beautiful office assistant Yulia. Ms. Salimova is a bright young lady with an even brighter future. She is an integral part of our team & we are fortunate to have found her! You may see herRead More

Shannon Graham

Billing & Insurance Specialist

Say hello to our wonderful Shannon Graham! She has been a guiding light for us as we have transitioned our practice to 5th Avenue, working tirelessly as our billing and insurance specialist. She works remotely from Tampa, Fl where sheRead More

Zoila Perez-Mejia, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Adjunct Clinical Instructor, NYU College of Dentistry

Zoila and Dr. Kumar have grown together over the years- they met in 2008 at a job neither of them were suited for. Twelve years later, now working amongst some of the best at the New York Smile Institute, ZoilaRead More

Stevie Botia

Office Assistant

Say hello to the newest member of our team, Stevie! They recently moved to NYC from Miami and we could not be more excited to have them with us. Stevie’s enthusiasm and kindness has made their transition with our teamRead More