Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.
Dr. Yael Kryzman - Cresskill Dentist
Dr. Yael Kryzman from Palisades Dental Care, Cresskill NJ, can prove that going to the dentist can be a pleasant experience. Dr. Kryzman gives her patients a lot of reasons to have a pleasant dental visit: a welcoming office, meticulous, personalized care, & warm manner, along with a full complement of family, cosmetic & periodontal services conveniently available under one roof. Using state-of-the-art equipment, she gives everyone the time they need & deserve whether it’s a routine cleaning or a complicated procedure, & ensures that her patients are happy with the ﬁnal result.
Dr. Yael Kryzman received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry and Computer Science from Queens College where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Upon completion of her undergraduate studies she then attended the Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine where she graduated at the top of her class & was elected into prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. Dr. Kryzman then continued on to complete a General Practice Residency at the Stony Brook University Hospital where she studied at a highly advanced post-doctorate level becoming proficient in all disciplines of dentistry. She has extensive training & experience in a wide variety of cosmetic techniques & procedures, as well as general, pediatric, preventive, family & implant restorative dentistry.
Dr. Kryzman enjoys learning new things & incorporating them into her practice. She loves designing smiles & paying attention to every detail. She invites prospective patients to visit her office for consultations.
Dr. David Lefkowitz - Cresskill Periodontist
Dr. Lefkowitz is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Lefkowitz has an extensive experience in advanced surgical implant cases, esthetic gum grafting, as well as hard and soft tissue periodontal surgery. He has graduated at the top of his class from New York University College of Dentistry where he continued with post-doctoral training in periodontology. Dr. Lefkowitz can put every patient at ease and receives a lot of compliments on how painlessly and meticulously he performs the procedures.
When not working, Dr. Lefkowitz enjoys spending his free time with his wife and four boys.
Dr. Justine Schepis - Cresskill Dentist
Dr. Justine Schepis was born and raised in NJ. She graduated with honors from Rutgers University where she studied Biology and volunteered as an EMT. Dr. Schepis received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from NYU College of Dentistry. She is an active member of the Aesthetic Society and was accepted into an honors program that provided dental services to survivors of torture. She participated in many dental outreach programs including one abroad in Nicaragua that gave dental care to the underprivileged. She completed a residency program at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Hospital Dental Clinic.
When Dr. Schepis is not practicing dentistry she enjoys outdoor activities such as beach days, hiking, bike riding, and snowboarding. She also enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and husband.
Audra - Dental Hygienist
Once you meet Audra, you will enjoy her upbeat personality and passion for being a hygienist. She will make you feel relaxed and comfortable as if you were old friends for years! Audra will always ensure that you will leave our office with that great feeling of spotless teeth and gums. Audra has been a dental hygienist for 15 years. She has practiced in Bergen and Passaic Counties. After earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW), she went on to earn a degree at Bergen Community College for Health Science. Audra is licensed in New Jersey as well as New York for Dental Hygiene.
In her spare time, Audra enjoys snowmobiling, hiking, and sports. At home, Audra devotes her time to her husband and 2 kids as well as 4 dogs.
Ana - Office Manager
Ana is a seasoned office manager that has brought knowledge and great energy to our office. Ana took on dentistry in addition to her medical knowledge more than 12 years ago having obtained various certification including her RMA . Her proudest achievement thus far has been donating her time to assist in providing free dentistry to the orphanage in Costa Rica. During her free time, Ana works on her crafts, takes long walks with her dog Luna and enjoys nature. She especially enjoys just spending quality time with her family.
Yvelisse - Certified Dental Assistant
Yvelisse brings all of her knowledge and skills to our office as a Certified Dental Assistant. Yvelisse shows all of our patients a large amount of compassion and has a great way of putting everyone’s mind at ease while receiving dental treatment. When she is not at the office, she spends time with her husband watching her three sons play baseball for Hawthorne’s Jr. baseball league. She looks forward to meeting you all!
Placida - Certified Dental Assistant
Placida has been a dental assistant for twelve years. She loves working at PDC because of the level of care that each patient is treated with and the bonds she has created with those patients. Placida is caring and compassionate which makes her an asset to our team. She enjoys helping patients have the best dental experience possible. When she isn’t working, Placida spends time with her three children, they sing and dance to old classical music. Placida is excited to meet you all!