Pediatric Dentist, Riverdale, NY 10463- Dr. Liraz Spear. Dental care for infants, children, and teens.

Meet Our Team 

Liraz Spear, DDS, FAAPD - Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Liraz Spear is a Board Certified Pediatric dentist. Dr. Spear completed Columbia University's School of Dental and Oral Surgery in 1998 and then furthered her pediatric dental training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Spear regularly attends continuing education courses, and is on the faculty at Lenox Hill Hospital and was on staff at Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine. She also has a certificate in sedation.

Dr. Spear is dedicated to making your dental experience comfortable, and to educating you and your family on good diet and oral health practices. Dr. Spear is a resident of Riverdale and has a husband and two children. 

  Elizabeth Sullivan - Dental Assistant
Elizabeth Sullivan is an experienced dental assistant who has focused on pediatric dentistry for the past four years. Elizabeth is a very patient, loving person who enjoys working with and helping children. She excels at giving presentations on the importance of oral hygiene. She also enjoys spending time with her son.
   
  Amanda Ortiz - Patient Coordinator
Amanda's role is to welcome new patients, schedule appointments, and answer your questions. Amanda puts the children who visit our practice at ease and focuses on making sure our patients and their families have an enjoyable experience in our practice. She is a people orientated person and a true team player. She has been in the dental field for several years.
Amanda's motto is "Teamwork makes the dream work." In her personal life, she loves to dance and try new things. Amanda is a loving mother of one toddler and an aunt to multiple nieces and nephews.
   
  Nuvia Crespo - Dental Hygienist
Nuvia Crespo is an experienced dental hygienist who has been working in the dental field for 16 years, including 7 years as a dental hygienist. She is fun loving, a true team player and all around helpful person. She enjoys working with kids and she loves how they keep her on her toes. Nuvia also has three wonderful children of her own.
   
  Maria Lora - Dental Hygienist
Maria Lora graduated from Hostos Community College, CUNY, with an AAS in Dental Hygiene and a BS in Health Care Administration at Columbia Southern University. She has been practicing dental hygiene for nine years and engages in regular continuing education. Maria knows that dentistry is a constantly evolving field, and that families trust her to provide them with cutting-edge care. She strives to exceed every patient’s expectations. Maria loves to create happy memories and beautiful smiles. She knows it is essential to educate children about their dental health. Learning how to properly brush and floss is critical for children and healthy dental hygiene habits will keep their body healthier as well After work, Maria enjoys spending time with her husband and two beautiful da ughters