• Changing Lives
    One Smile at a time

Welcome to Silverman & Associates
and University Dental

We are here to provide you only the best dental care in a calm, comfortable, and familial setting. We have the latest dental technologies including Laser, 2D and 3D radiographs, scanning impressions, and more. Please come join our dental family!

Although New York State has rescinded the majority of mask requirements we still requirement the use of masks while in our waiting room. We appreciate your understanding.

Smiles Happen Here!


Barry Silverman's Practice has been recognized as one of the top Bayside Dentistry practices.
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Emergency Phone Number (888) 228-0687

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Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Barry Silverman
    Dentist

    'Dr. Barry” received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Adelphi University. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1981. As a resident at Long Island Jewish Hospital, he gained extensive experience in the treatment of medically compromised patients. 

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  • Dr.
    Matthew Siegel
    Dentist

    Dr. Matthew Siegel was raised in Marlboro, New Jersey, and attended the University of Maryland at College Park, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biological Science with an emphasis in Microbiology in 2008. He studied stroke at the University of Connecticut Health Center for one year and co-authored several publications. 

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  • Dr.
    Junginn Choi
    Orthodontist

    Junginn (Jessie) Choi, DDS is a Board Certified Orthodontist (Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics). Dr. Choi attended Duke University in Durham, NC where she received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biological Anthropology and Anatomy and a minor in Chemistry. 

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  • Dr.
    Sally (Seulgi) Lee
    Dentist

    Dr. Sally (Seulgi) Lee was born in Seoul, Korea, and raised in New York. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry and minor in Music from Hunter College. Dr. Lee then further pursued her career in dentistry and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University College of Dentistry. 

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  • Dr.
    Staci Smith
    Dentist

    Dr. Staci Smith was born and raised in Potomac, Maryland. She attended the University of Maryland, College Park, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics. Dr. Smith pursued her professional career in dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, graduating with honors in Community Oral Health, achievement in Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and the E. Howell Smith Award in Prosthetic Dentistry. 

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Testimonials

What Our Patients Say About Us

  • "I have been a patient at University Dental for many years. The staff is very friendly & accommodating. I having been seeing Dr Silverman since about 1988. He is very professional & will explain everything to his patients so they understand what to expect. I have also seen the other dentists in the practice & they too follow the same practice policies.
    I would recommend this practice highly."
    Linda G.
  • "I’ve been going to Dr. Silverman for a few years. My husband and I have had a lot of work done. We have had implants, root canals, filings, cleanings and oral surgery.He is excellent as well as his staff. People are courteous, professional, and make you feel like part of a family. I go to his office in Bayside. I have a house in upstate New York, and I have so much confidence and trust in this dental practice that I will come down and have work done even if I live upstate full-time"
    Alice G.
  • "I've been coming here since 2019 and I wouldn't chose anywhere else to go. The service is exceptional the staff are super friendly and they have the best dentistry you could ask for! My dental surgeon/dentist Dr. Matthew Siegal and dental hygenist Leroy are superb! My teeth are always in good hands when I come here. I bring my whole family here and I'll continue referring anyone to this establishment."
    Anna J.

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Hours of Operation

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Bellmore Office

Monday, Thursday:

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tuesday, Friday:

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Bayside Office

Monday, Thursday:

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday:

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed