Adam Zatcoff, DMD
Periodontics & Implantology
After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998, Dr. Zatcoff went on to the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey where he received his Degree as a Doctor of Medical Dentistry in 2003, and his Certificate in Periodontics in 2006. Immediately after his graduation, Dr. Zatcoff became a Board Certified Periodontist in 2007. Dr. Zatcoff graduated from the Periodontal program as Chief Resident and received the Anthony R. Volpe award for Excellence in Periodontics. He also received the International Congress of Oral Implantologists Predoctoral Achievement Award, and the American Academy of Periodontology Dental Student award for achievement in Periodontology. Dr. Zatcoff began his journey at Total Dental Care of Middle Island in 2005, with him bringing a fresh, new approach to periodontal treatment. Because of his cutting edge techniques, Dr. Zatcoff makes patient’s fear and hesitation of periodontal treatment a thing of the past. Dr. Zatcoff regularly attends continuing education courses, so that he may continue to provide his patients the most up to date procedures in the Periodontal field. In 2009, Dr. Zatcoff became Clinical Director of Total Dental Care of Middle Island and has continued to providing patients and the community with affordable, quality dental care they deserve. Most recently, Dr. Zatcoff opened Total Dental Care of Staten Island, formerly the office of Dr. Sheldon Zatcoff. This is the newest TDC location and even though it has evolved in many ways, the heart and soul of the office are still that of Dr. Sheldon. Dr. Zatcoff hopes to continue to serve the Staten Island community, which is his home town and his father’s mission, for years to come.
Anthony Quitoni, D.M.D.
General & Cosmetic Dentistry Implantology
Received his B.S. in Sociology in 1995 at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. He then went on to the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated in 2006 with his Degree as a Doctor of Medical Dentistry. In 2001, Dr. Quitoni became a member of both, the Golden Key Honor Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and in 2006 he was a recipient of the Dr. Gilbert N Robin “Continuing Education Scholarship” Award. In addition to the numerous continuing education courses Dr. Quitoni has taken to both further his education, and stay current on new technology and techniques, he most recently completed the Norman Cranin Implant-Maxi Course at N.Y.U in 2008. Dr. Quitoni is currently an Attending Dentist at St. Charles Hospital. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, and the Suffolk County Dental Society. Joining our practice in 2009, Dr. Quitoni has been “a breath of fresh air” and most definitely a valuable member of the practice.
David Baratt, D.D.S.
General & Cosmetic Dentistry Implantology
Graduated from SUNY Buffalo with his Degree in Dental Surgery in 1984. Since then, the focus of his practice has been on cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Baratt is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry as well as the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Baratt recently joined the practice in 2008, bringing with him years of experience and outstanding service, and has been proven to be a wonderful addition to our team.
Jay Golub, D.D.S.
General & Cosmetic Dentistry
A native of Suffolk County, who graduated from Ward Melville High School, with lifelong ties to the community. Dr. Golub has been practicing since 1994, when he graduated from NYU with his Degree in Dental Surgery. Prior to that, he received his B.A. in Biology from Drew University in 1990. Dr. Golub has served as an Attending Doctor at Flushing Hospital Medical Center since 1995, and still holds that position currently. Since 1995 Dr. Golub has worked in private practice and holds a variety of professional affiliations. Dr. Golub joined TDC in 2010. His witty nature has created quite a light hearted atmosphere, for staff and patients alike.
Hatem Elmissir, D.D.S.
General & Cosmetic Dentistry
Attended SUNY Old Westbury where he received his B.S. in Marketing. He then continued his education at Hofstra University where he graduated with a Master’s Degree in Biology in 2000, and finally his Degree in Dental Surgery in 2004, which he obtained from New York University. Dr. Elmissir has completed externships at both Staten Island University Hospital and Mount-Sinai Hospital, which included general dentistry and oral surgery. Dr. Elmissir has been in private practice since 2004. Most recently joining our team in 2012, Dr. Elmissir has been welcomed with open arms and appreciation for his caring ways.
Jason Parli, D.D.S.
General & Cosmetic Dentistry
Received his B.S. in Biology from Hobart College in 1992 and then went on to SUNY Buffalo, where he graduated with his Degree in Dental Surgery in 1996. Dr. Parli completed his Residency at Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida in 1997. After relocating to Long Island, Dr. Parli worked as an associate dentist for Total Dental Care for a number of years until he left to start his own practice. After 10 years of running a successful practice with his wife and partner, he decided to rejoin the TDC Team in 2011. Amazingly, after all that time, it truly feels as if he has never left. Dr. Parli picked up right where he left off, bringing with him a piece of our office that seemed to be missing. Dr Parli is a member of the New York State Dental Association, Suffolk County Dental Society, The American Dental Association, and the Acadany of General Dentistry.
Toni Blaskey, R.D.H.
Recipient of the John Opi award for excellence in periodontology and a member of the Phi Beta honor society, Toni graduated from SUNY Farmingdale in 1997 with high honors. Since obtaining her R.D.H. in 1997, Toni has been part of the TDC family, bringing with her 20 plus years experience.
Mary Jean Carro, R.D.H.
Top of her graduating class from Hudson Valley Dental Hygiene Program, Mary Jean achieved both her R.D.H. and Associates in Science in 2000. Since 1995, Mary Jean worked in our practice as a dental assistant while she pursued her goal of becoming a registered dental hygienist. Upon completion of her dental program, Mary Jean returned as a member of our hygiene department.
Iris Gaffey, R.D.H.
Graduated from New York Technical College in 1985 with her R.D.H. and her Associates in Applied Science. Prior to that she received her B.A. in English Literature and Spanish from Queens College in 1978. While in her Dental Hygiene Program, Iris served as President of the Dental Hygiene Association. She was also a recipient of the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award and graduated in the top ten of her class. Iris joined our practice in 2010 and has been a welcome addition to our team.
Shannon Golden, R.D.H.
Graduated with both her R.D.H. and Associates in Science in 2005 from the University of New England. Shannon has worked not only as a Dental Hygienist but as a college instructor as well. She is a member of the National Omicron-Psi Honor Society, and a recipient of the All American Scholar Award. Shannon became a member of the TDC family in 2010, and has made quite a lasting impression on both patients and staff.
Marion McDermott, R.D.H.
Graduated from the University of New York Agricultural and Technical College at Farmingdale in 1982. She was honored by the Veterans Administration with the Ion Gilbert Award for outstanding service as a Dental Hygiene Student at the Northport V.A. Hospital. Since receiving her degree as an R.D.H., Marion has dedicated the last 23 years to our practice.
Since 2002, has been involved in dental office administration. Lauren’s forte, however, has always been treatment and finance coordination. Lauren provides patients with the knowledge and know how to get their treatment completed in a cost efficient way. Her expertise comes from an extensive dental background including reception, assisting, dental and medical billing, special needs cases, financing, human resources and office administration. Over the last 10 years she has worked diligently to increase her knowledge in an ever changing field. She has worked in general, specialty, and pediatric practices giving her profound understanding of all aspects of dentistry. In addition to practice administration, Lauren has developed quite a passion for advertising and marketing, allowing her to keep the company on the cutting edge and in the public eye. Joining our practice in 2008, Lauren has been a welcome addition to our team.
Has played and integral role in the success of our practice since 1990. Starting off as a dental assistant, she quickly decided to try her hand in reception, allowing her to advance to office administration. In addition to heading our prestigious hygiene department, Liz deservingly earned the title of office manager in 1996. Taking time off to raise her family in 2000, she worked from home for several years as a member of our billing department. Returning in 2007 as office manager, her endless dental background and cheerful personality have been her biggest asset in handling patient relations and human resources. Liz’s hard work and dedication over the last 18 years have proven to be of immeasurable value to the TDC family.
Starting in the billing department in 2007, Christine quickly gained an understanding of dentistry, inspiring her to move forward in her career at TDC. Holding a degree in Business and Accounting, as well as a Certificate in Management, Christine has helped organize and manage our billing department as well as assist our patients with their account needs. Christine has played a critical role behind the scenes for years, and in 2009, she agreed to take on the role of office manager. This new challenge has allowed Christine to further her hand in the management end of the practice, proving Christine to be a great asset to our practice.