Dr. Geraci explains everything to you as he goes along so you have a complete understanding of what he is doing. He is also very gentle. I found myself falling asleep in his chair! I highly recommend!Jeanne A.
My dental hygienist is great. Debbie is knowledgeable and gentle. She explains what she is doing and makes your fears disappear. Thanks for having a great team.Joan A.
I have been a patient for over 20 years. Each and every time, I receive first quality service, a complete overview of my treatment all in a friendly manner. Not everyone loves their dental practice, but I do!!!!!Patricia P.
The options, procedures and costs are well explained and questions are encouraged in order to make an informed decision. There is no comparison to other offices I have visited. Great job!James O.
I love to come to your office because I can always depend on "on time" visits where I am welcomed in a warm and friendly atmosphere, not to mention the professionalism.Bernadette H.
Frederic Paschkes, D.M.D. has been with Greater Long Island Dental more than 40 years. Dr. Paschkes went to Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania. He focuses on patient care and compassion and provides a superior level of dental care to each patient he sees.Enlarge VideoView All Videos
Dr. Paschkes is a graduate of Cornell University and received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. After serving in the United States Army, Dr. Paschkes began practicing dentistry in Massapequa. Dr. Paschkes' focus on aesthetic and implant dentistry has allowed him to transform the smiles of patients of all ages, giving them both form and function.
Dr. Paschkes lives in St. James with his wife, Roni. They have two adult children, Marc and Lauren, and four grandchildren - Dion, Zoe, and twins, Dylan and Jake. Dr. Paschkes and his wife enjoy traveling, fine dining, and sailing along Long Island's East End aboard their sailboat "S'ail la Vie."
MEET STEPHEN ROGERS, D.M.D.
Video: About Dr. Rogers
Stephen E. Rogers, D.M.D. does dental mission work and provides technologically advanced care to patients at Greater Long Island Dental. Dr. Rogers travels for work and pleasure, working part-time for Flying Doctors of America. He enjoys providing a patient-centric experience at Greater Long Island Dental.Enlarge VideoView All Videos
Dr. Rogers received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York – Stony Brook and went on to earn his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Like all of our dental team, Dr. Rogers is a proponent of continuing education and remains at the forefront of dental technology and techniques, including implant dentistry, through advanced classes, seminars, and study groups. In addition to cosmetic and restorative dentistry, Dr. Rogers is certified to perform oral/facial augmentation and Botox therapy.
Dr. Rogers also participates in medical missions, performing oral surgeries for people with no access to dental care in locales such as Myanmar.
Dr. Rogers lives in Kings Park and has a daughter attending University at Albany . When not attending large family functions, Dr. Rogers enjoys boating, fishing, and cars.
MEET JAMES WOLTMANN, D.M.D.
Video: About Dr. Woltmann
James M. Woltmann, D.M.D. works with patients at Greater Long Island Dental to create a comprehensive, life-long dentistry plan, helping patients in any way possible to reach and maintain their ultimate dental health goals. Dr. Woltmann enjoys watching patients as their confidence grows after a cosmetic or restorative procedure. He is available to help patients in need even after hours.Enlarge VideoView All Videos
Dr. Woltmann graduated from Boston College before receiving his dental degree, with high honors, from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He completed his post-doctoral training at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, New York and is currently a faculty member there. He has studied extensively with the Pankey Institute and is currently continuing his education with the Dawson Academy. His studies have included a two-year General Practice Orthodontic Program, and he is a preferred provider of Invisalign® orthodontic treatments.
Dr. Woltmann lives in West Islip with his wife, Debbie, son, Jimmy, and daughters, Taylor and Alyssa. During his free time, Dr. Woltmann enjoys spending time with family, surfing, and boating in the Great South Bay.
MEET ANTHONY GERACI, D.D.S.
Video: About Dr. Geraci
A New-York native, Dr. Geraci was drawn to dentistry because he enjoys medicine and working with his hands. He recognizes that patients truly appreciate the unique approach and specialized care he provides. He is a huge proponent of preventive screenings and treatments, including oral cancer screenings, which Greater Long Island Dental is equipped to perform.Enlarge VideoView All Videos
Dr. Geraci graduated cum laude from State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine. After his post-graduate residency at Nassau County Medical Center, he served as an attending doctor, teaching new residents, managing operating room cases, and performing the most advanced dental care in the medical center. Dr. Geraci maintains active membership in the American Dental Association, Nassau County Dental Society, and the Dental Society of the State of New York.
Dr. Geraci's favorite pastime is surf fishing the local beaches of Long Island, so if you know of any secret fishing spots…please forward them!
MEET STEVEN ALTMAN, D.M.D.
Dr. Altman received his undergraduate degree from the City University of New York- Baruch College and graduate cum laude from Temple University School of Dentistry. He completed his post-doctoral training at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York and is currently working towards his Fellowship in Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD).
Dr. Altman believes in supporting his community by providing care to the underserved population as well as participating in outreach programs in the Dominican Republic. He belongs to the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, New York State Dental Association, Second District Dental Society New York, and American Academy of Facial Cosmetics.
Living in Brooklyn with his wife Alona, and his son Adam, Dr. Altman enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, and rooting for the Knicks/Jets.
Jeff Wyard, TEAM LEADER
Jeff served four years in the United States Marine Corps as an Explosive Ordinance & Disposal Technician. After completing his four-year tour in Okinawa, Japan, he moved to Indianapolis where he started his dental career as an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant.
After living on Long Island for a time, Jeff decided to make the move to New York City. He enjoys the reverse commute and living the "big city" lifestyle. He also loves traveling and spending time outdoors…biking, mountain climbing, and snowboarding.
Debbie Cardillo, DENTAL HYGIENIST
Debbie has worked for Dr. Paschkes since graduating as a Dental Hygienist from State University of New York at Farmingdale. She went on to earn her Bachelor of Science degree, and she continues to attend continuing education in dentistry. She is certified to administer and monitor local infiltration anesthesia and nitrous oxide in our practice.
Debbie and her husband, Charlie, have six sons - Chris, Craig, Chad, Curt, Connor, and Casey. Debbie enjoys attending her sons' sporting events, jogging, baking, and reading.
Kirsten Switter, DENTAL HYGIENIST
Kirsten was born in New York and raised in Liberia until age 10. She graduated with honors from State University of New York at Farmingdale and joined our team shortly thereafter. She is certified to administer and monitor local infiltration anesthesia and nitrous oxide in our practice. Outside of the office, Kirsten enjoys her summers at the beach.
Kathleen Amodeo, DENTAL HYGIENIST
Kathleen received her Associate's Degree from New York City Technical College in Brooklyn, New York. Her experience in a periodontal office and her extensive training in dental implant surgery is invaluable to our team. She is certified to administer and monitor local infiltration anesthesia and nitrous oxide in our practice.
Kathleen is a "soccer mom" to daughter, Nicolette. She enjoys dancing, reading, and spending time with her daughter and friends.
Marybeth Lott, SCHEDULING COORDINATOR
Marybeth brings extensive dental experience to our team, having practiced in the Five Towns area as a dental business administrator. She is ready to answer any patients' questions about planning for their dental care and fitting it into their lives.
Recently moving to Massapequa, Marybeth enjoys the beach, reading a good book, sunsets, and dining in fine restaurants. Then, there is Lola...her cute and cuddly English bulldog.
Keri McCarthy, SCHEDULING COORDINATOR
Born and raised on Long Island, Keri graduated from State University of New York at Stony Brook. She has experience as a dental assistant and a scheduling coordinator and is skilled at helping you fit your dental treatment into your busy life.
Keri currently lives in Farmingdale with her son, Thomas. She enjoys music, movies, and taking photographs. When she's not working, Keri loves spending time with her son and extended family.
Angela Fucito, SCHEDULING COORDINATOR
Angela has experience as both a chair side dental assistant and as a business administrator. Her experience and knowledge is key in helping patients understand and schedule their dental treatments.
Angela grew up in Ozone Park and just recently moved out east on Long Island. She and her husband, Joe, enjoy spending time with their daughters Valentina and Giovanna. In her spare time she enjoys, keeping healthy by working out, laying out on the beach and having fun with family and friends.
Michelle Y. Munoz, DENTAL ASSISTANT
Michelle was born in the Bronx and moved to West Hempstead, ultimately graduating from West Hempstead High School. She received her training in dental assisting from Nassau Tech B.O.C.E.S. before joining our dental team.
Michelle enjoys spending every minute of spare time with her family and long summer days at the beach.
Marie Ryan, DENTAL ASSISTANT
Marie brings significant experience in dental assisting to our team. In fact, she was once trusted to make customized mouth guards for the New York Islanders. As a Dental Assistant, Marie works with the doctors to provide our patients with advanced, comfortable dental treatments.
Denise Garcia, DENTAL ASSISTANT
Denise's genuine interest in people and dentistry led her to a career as a Dental Assistant. Denise grew up near Washington, D.C. and has lived in San Francisco and Costa Rica. An avid dog lover, Denise has two min-pins named Red and Bambi. When she's not keeping up with her high-energy pets, she enjoys shopping, shoes, sushi, and spending time with friends.
Patti Witzgall, DENTAL ASSISTANT
Patti's years of experience in working closely with patients makes her a calming influence, as well as a wonderful information source during dental treatments.
Patti was born and raised on Long Island and lives in West Islip with her husband and two young children, Jessica and Gavin. Always busy with school activities and work, they enjoy their time together biking, beaching, hiking, and being outdoors.