About Us

Our Practice

Your dentistry needs are unique, so we will carefully craft a treatment plan that incorporates advanced dental procedures that best meet your needs. Throughout every dental visit, we will not only take the time to answer any questions you have, but also to carefully explain each procedure so you can feel confident that you are experiencing the best care available.  We take time to provide dental health care which also concerns your overall health.  It is important that you keep us informed of any illnesses that may impact your dental health.  We focus on thorough exams and emphasize the importance of cleanings, flossings and sealants for the prevention of  disease.We are a dental practice devoted to the person behind the smile and will strive to restore the natural beauty of your smile using state-of-the-art methods which will result in beautiful, healthy and long lasting smiles!


Our Garden City office has been carefully designed with your comfort in mind. We strive to create a relaxed atmosphere where patients can receive state-of-the-art care. Advanced technology including digital Xray system, coupled with a caring doctor and warm, friendly team make this possible for our patients. We’re passionate about fulfilling your oral health needs and exceeding your expectations for quality dental care.

Your safety in our office is of utmost importance to us and we pride ourselves in our infection control policies.  In order to protect our patients and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and cross contamination processes using standards recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
We know that you are busy, therefore we make every effort to see you promptly at your appointment time and complete your treatment quickly and in as few visits as possible. We promise to take the time to listen to your concerns and answer your questions. We pledge to take the time to discuss with you your diagnosis and any needed treatment thoroughly so that you understand and feel comfortable with your options.

Meet the Doctors

CYNTHIA BRZOZOWSKI, DMD

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Dr. Cynthia Brzozowski is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Boston University Dental School. She has been a practicing general dentist on Long Island for 26 years and offers top quality dental care for children and adults of all ages. Her services include oral hygiene, basic dental treatment as well as major restorative care including root canals, crowns, implants and cosmetic dentistry. She also has a select and highly trained team of specialists that she refers to in the immediate area to assist in  any other dental needs.

 Dr. Brzozowski maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Society and the Nassau County Dental Society.

Besides her family dental practice, Dr. Brzozowski, in the "spirit of helping others", has been Forensic Dental Consultant for the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s Office since 1995. Dr. Brzozowski is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Odontology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and a member of the American Society of Forensic Odontology since 1993. Dr. Brzozowski is also a member of the Disaster Mortuary Response Team ( DMORT Region 2 ), a division of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Her forensic experiences include forensic dental identifications, mass disasters including TWA Flight 800, WTC, United Flight 587, Hurricane Katrina, missing persons cases as well as consultations in bitemark cases involving domestic abuse and violent crimes.

 

David E. Tepel, DMD

Dr. David Tepel was raised in the community of Stewart Manor, NY proudly attending Stewart Manor Elementary School and Sewanhaka High School. For his undergraduate studies, he received his BA in biology from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Upon graduating from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine with a DMD in May 2006, Dr. Tepel began working in private practice. The practices have included locations in Long Island, Queens, and Manhattan.

Dr. Tepel values his close ties to the community in which he grew up.  He has maintained these ties through his membership in the Nassau County Dental Society and participation in local events, including his provision of oral cancer screenings at Belmont Race track, and contributions to local Give Kids A Smile programs.

A proud participant in organized dentistry, Dr. Tepel is a member the American Dental Association (ADA) and New York State Dental Association.  Dr. Tepel is constantly updating his education through continuing education courses and seminars.  In order to continue to evolve as a dentist, he is a regular attendee of the Greater New York Dental Meeting, Greater Long Island Dental Meeting, Yankee Dental Congress, and ADA Annual Meeting, among others.

When not in private practice, Dr. Tepel works as a dental consultant for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In this capacity he provides guidance on clinical matters related to dental public health planning, as well as oral health outreach and interventions to help adults and children.

Tour the Office

Our Garden City office has been carefully designed with your comfort in mind. We strive to create a relaxed atmosphere where patients can receive state-of-the-art care. Advanced technology coupled with a caring doctor and warm, friendly team make this possible for our patients. We’re passionate about fulfilling your oral health needs and exceeding your expectations for quality dental care.

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