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Meet the Doctors at Smiles Unlimited

Dr. Richard M. Richman, D.D.S, P.C.

Dr. Richman is an Attending at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream (formerly Franklin Hospital Medical Center) where he teaches dental education to patients, doctors and nurses. A member of the American Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Richman’s primary focus is preventive and cosmetic dentistry and he is committed to furthering his knowledge of the field with continuing education.

Expertise: Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry for Adults and Children
Education: Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, NY, D.D.S. awarded 1995
The Rosenthal Institute at the NYU College of Dentistry,
Aesthetic Advantage Program, 2001
Internship: Pediatric Dentistry, Long Island Jewish Hospital, NY, 1994-1995
Residency: General Practice Residency, Peninsula Hospital, NY, 1995-1996
Attending: Long Island Jewish Valley Stream (part of Northwell Health), 1997-present

Dr. Jackie Nussbaum, D.D.S

Specialty: Periodontist
Education: D.D.S. awarded Columbia University, Masters of Science & Certificate in Periodontics, 1997-2000, Columbia University, NY
Residency: Long Island Jewish Hospital, 1995-1996

Dr. Nussbaum performs comprehensive periodontal care to optimize the health of the gums and preserve the bony support of the teeth.  Dr. Nussbaum also practices implant dentistry and works alongside the other doctors to fulfill the specific needs of each patient.

Dr. Scott A. Siegel, D.D.S, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S

Specialty: Oral Surgery, Implant Dentistry & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Education: Graduated class valedictorian from the Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, NY, 1994 M.D. license and Doctorate in Dental Surgery awarded, Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, NY, 1997
Residency: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY

Dr. Siegel specializes in oral surgery and implant dentistry, including dental implants and wisdom teeth removal.  Dr. Siegel works closely with Dr. Richman to provide a comprehensive treatment plan designed to achieve optimum results for each patient.  A board certified, dual degree oral and maxillofacial surgeon and fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Siegel is also a clinical assistant professor at Stony Brook dental and medical schools.

Dr. Ira Brand, D.D.S.

Specialty: Endodontics
Education: Certificate in Endodontics awarded 1984, St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center, NYC General Dentistry awarded 1981, Stonybrook, NY
Residency: Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency, Certificate awarded 1982, Peninsula Hospital, NY

Dr. Brand’s practice encompasses all aspects of Endodontics – standard non-surgical “root canal” treatments, re-treatments and post removals when necessary.  A member of the American Association of Endodontics, Dr. Brand continually strives for excellence and knowledge by participating in continuing education courses, seminars and meetings.

Dr. Jacqueline H. Simons, D.D.S.

Specialty: Orthodontics
Education: Education: DDS Degree awarded in 1992 from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery. Certificate in Orthodontics awarded in 1995 from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery.

Dr. Simons provides patients with various treatment options to align and straighten teeth to obtain a beautiful and functional smile.

Dr. Paul Springs, DMD

Specialty: Prosthodontist
Education: DMD awarded Rutgers University, Specialty Certificate in Prosthodontics
Residencies: Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center

Dr. Springs is a board eligible specialist in Prosthodontics, the specialty of surgical and restorative dentistry. In addition to treating TMJ and orofacial pain, his main clinical focus is complex aesthetic and implant dentistry. His passion is providing painless, life changing dentistry in a calm, fun environment. He is licensed to provide dentistry under sedation, and enjoys making treatment easy for dental-phobic patients.

Dr. Bill W. S. Kim, DMD, MSc, DADBA

Specialty: Dental Anesthesiology
Dental Anesthesiology Residency, New York Medical College, New York, 2015
General Practice Residency, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, 2009
Doctor of Dental Medicine, McGill University, Montreal Canada 2008
Master of Science in Pharmacology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada 2004

Dr, Kim is a board certified dental anesthesiologist (Diplomate of American Dental Board of Anesthesiology) and provides sedation, general anesthesia and pain control for various patient populations (dental phobic, pediatric, special needs) undergoing dental procedures in both private practice and hospital settings. When not working in private practice, he serves as an attending at Interfaith Medical Center (One Brooklyn Health), teaching general and pediatric dental residents.


Dr. Max

Dr. Max is a certified medical therapy dog.

Expertise: Keeping patients relaxed and happy in the dental chair
Education: Therapy Dogs International, December 2023
Residency: Smiles Unlimited Dentistry, P.C., March-December 2023

Dr. Max loves making patients relaxed and happy in the dental chair! He knows that going to the dentist can be an anxious experience for many, but with his sweet disposition and gentle manner, he quickly puts patients at ease, creating a one-of-a-kind dental experience at Smiles Unlimited.