Dental Staff

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

  • Dr.
    Frank D. Visintini, DDS
    Dentist in Bay Ridge, Brookly

    Visintini Family Dental
    Dr. Frank Visintini, known in the office as 'Dr V.', was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. After graduating Xaverian High School, Dr V. Recieved a BA dual major from Fordham University in Economics and Political Science. The next logical step after this degree was to head over to Dental School! Dr. V graduated from New York University in 1992 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery, or 'DDS' Degree. During Dental School Dr V was active in Dental Research, And was a past president of the Student Research Committee. He was chosen to do a specialized residency program at NYU after his graduation, which focused on advanced patient care. After working at various practices Dr V walked into a dental practice for sale, met Mary Parnes and Dr. Stanley Grossman, and founded the Dental Practice that he now proudly owns and runs with his wife Dr. Merryl Visintini, and with his amazing staff.

    Dr. Visintini is a member of the American Dental Association, The Academy of General Dentistry, The Second District Dental Society, and The Bay Ridge Dental Society.

    Dr. Visintini is also certified in Advanced Invisalign treatment.

  • Merryl Visintini, DDS
    Dentist in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

    Visintini Family Dental
    Dr. Merryl Visintini, known in the office as ‘Dr. Merryl' is a graduate of Bayside High School and Hunter College. While working as a dental assistant, Dr. Merryl found her true calling in the field of Dentistry and went on to attend New York University College of Dentistry. After Dental School Dr. Merryl was chosen for a 1 year Surgical Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital.

    Dr. Merryl is currently dividing her time between being a full-time mom for the Visintini kids, and working part time in the practice, where she specializes in treating our younger patients.

    Dr. Merryl is a member of the American Dental Association, The Academy of General Dentistry, The Second District Dental Society, and the Bay Ridge Dental Society.

  • Christina Montesi, RDH

    Ms. Christina Montesi, our Hygienist is a 2010 graduate of New York City College of Technology, graduating with a degree in Dental Hygiene (RDH). After finding an interest in science and health care Christina decided to pursue a career in dental hygiene and is an honors graduate! She excelled in direct patient care and is especially interested in childhood dental care and education. She is a welcome addition to our staff.

  • Jessica DeStefano
    Office Manager

    Jessica has been in the dental field most of her life, beginning as a dental assistant during her days at Fontbonne! A Bay Ridge native and avid runner, when Jessica isn’t running our practice, she’s running her next marathon! You may even see her running along the Shore Road Promenade on her days off!

  • Nicole Villamagna
    Treatment Coordinator

    Nicole probably knows as much about dentistry as your average dentist and we are lucky to have her coordinating and running our back office! From her advanced knowledge of Invisalign treatment to her amazing chairside manner, we as well as our patients are lucky she's part of our dental team!

  • Christina DeAngelis
    Dental Assistant

    Christina has always wanted to be a dentist since she was very young, all the way up to her days at Fontbonne Hall Academy. She loves working at Dr. Visintini's office experience and will be attending Sacred Heart University as a pre-dental student! When she’s not working in the office, she’s either working on her softball or dance skills!

  • Karen Carrasquillo
    Dental Assistant

    Karen was Introduced the dental field at 15 years old. Her neighborhood dentist mentored her and the rest is history, she has been an experienced Dental Assistant for the past 27 years. Karen expertly balances the fulfilling full time job of motherhood to two beautiful six year old twin girls and her professional life.

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