Dr. Gambino is proud to have been serving Jefferson Station, Selden, Coram, Miller Place, Centereach, East Setauket, and neighboring communities for years.
Richard S. Gambino, D.D.S.
After graduating from Loyola School of Dentistry in 1984 Dr Richard Gambino joined his father’s practice (Dr. Mario Gambino) in Massapequa Park, NY. In 1986 Dr. Gambino opened his own office in the historic town of Miller Place as a Home/Office. In 2015 his office was moved to the Davis Professional Park in Port Jefferson Station. Professionally Dr, Gambino is a member of the Suffolk County Dental Society, New York State Dental Society and the American Dental Society. He has been certified every year since 1979 in CPR for both Adult and Child, although he no longer trains CPR Instructors. He and a small group of active parents founded the Miller Place Robotics Booster Club to fund the Robotics team and to help send them to national competitions. His wife Dr. Kathleen Gambino teaches in the School of Nursing at Stony Brook University. Drs. Gambino have raised two children here, both of whom have graduated from the Miller Place School District. In his leisure time Dr. Gambino enjoys growing orchids and is a past president of the Suffolk County Orchid Society. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Kayak Fishing Association of New York as well as a member in both the Antique and Classic Boat Society and Chris-Craft Antique Boat Society.
Nereida, Dental Assistant
Nereida has been a Dental Assistant at our office since 2008. She recieved her training from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery where she also worked from 1996-2003. Nereida has further training as a Medical Biller and Coder through the Bradford Hall Institute.
Cathy, Front Desk/Insurance
Cathy has been in the dental field since 1973 and on our staff since 1996. She was DANB (Dental Assisting National Board) certified in 1975 and recertified again recently. From 1996-2006 Cathy taught the Dental Assistant Program for the Dental Auxillary Training Center in both the Nassau and Suffolk schools. In 1993 she worked with a ministry in India. Cathy is currently and has been certified in CPR for Adult and Child for many years
Vicky, Front Desk
If you call the office in the evening or Saturdays it is most likely Vicky’s voice you will hear. Vicky has been with us since 2002, first as a temporary receptionist then then as an assistant, before finally ending up at the front desk. Vicky graduated from SUNY Stony Brook in 2007 with a BA in Sociology. She is also trained in Dental Assisting and has assisited in teaching the Dental Assisiting Course at St. Charles Hospital. She is certified in both Adult and Child CPR.
Janice, Front Desk/Assistant
In 2002 Jaince started as our Chairside Assistant after graduating from the Dental Assisting Training Class at St. Charles Hospital. Nowadays you know her as the soft spoken redhead at the front desk, although when needed she will run back and assist chairside. Before joining our office Janice spent over ten years as the manager of a clothing store while also taking classes at Suffolk Community College. Janice is certified in both Adult and Child CPR.
Linda, Dental Hygienist
Linda has spent her entire adult life in the dental field. After completing a BOCES class in high school Linda became a dental assistant. From there she went on to graduate from SUNY Farmingdale with a degree as a Dental Hygienist. Although Linda has worked at many offices she joined our staff here in 1991, since then this has been her sole office. Linda believes in lifelong education and as such continues with classes and is certified to administer nitrous oxide (Laughing Gas) if a patient so desires. Of course she is also certified in both Adult & Child CPR.
Betty, Dental Hygienist
Betty received her Dental Hygiene degree from Columbia University and remains committed to continuing education and is CPR certified. Twice a year Betty travels to Jamaica to treat the underserved as part of a full dental party. Betty’s husband is also in the dental field as a Periodontist.
Debra, Dental Hygienist
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Georgia, Dental Hygienist
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Dr. Gambino provides emergency phone consultation services after working hours and on weekends. Call (631) 474-1216