Every one of our dentists has completed extensive education and clinical training in comprehensive dental care as well as specialized training in their area(s) of expertise. All of our dentist hold memberships and fellowships in many professional dental organizations, and our specialists are board certified dentists. Driven to constantly improve their knowledge and the services they provide, they frequently attend continuing education (CE) courses and society meetings to learn about the latest advancements in the field and offer these techniques and technologies to our patients. In all of these ways and more, we are able to provide our patients with the highest quality dental care.
Adam Zatcoff, D.M.D.
Periodontics & Implantology
After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998, Dr. Zatcoff went on to the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey where he received his Degree as a Doctor of Medical Dentistry in 2003, and his Certificate in Periodontics in 2006. Immediately after his graduation, Dr. Zatcoff became a Board Certified Periodontist in 2007. Dr. Zatcoff graduated from the Periodontal program as Chief Resident and received the Anthony R. Volpe award for Excellence in Periodontics. He also received the International Congress of Oral Implantologists Predoctoral Achievement Award, and the American Academy of Periodontology Dental Student award for achievement in Periodontology. Dr. Zatcoff began his journey at Total Dental Care of Middle Island in 2005, with him bringing a fresh, new approach to periodontal treatment. Because of his cutting edge techniques, Dr. Zatcoff makes patient’s fear and hesitation of periodontal treatment a thing of the past. Dr. Zatcoff regularly attends continuing education courses, so that he may continue to provide his patients the most up to date procedures in the Periodontal field. In 2009, Dr. Zatcoff became Clinical Director of Total Dental Care of Middle Island and has continued to providing patients and the community with affordable, quality dental care they deserve. Most recently, Dr. Zatcoff opened Total Dental Care of Staten Island, formerly the office of Dr. Sheldon Zatcoff. This is the newest TDC location and even though it has evolved in many ways, the heart and soul of the office are still that of Dr. Sheldon. Dr. Zatcoff hopes to continue to serve the Staten Island community, which is his home town and his father’s mission, for years to come.
Anthony Quitoni, D.M.D.
General & Cosmetic Dentistry Implantology
Received his B.S. in Sociology in 1995 at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. He then went on to the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated in 2006 with his Degree as a Doctor of Medical Dentistry. In 2001, Dr. Quitoni became a member of both, the Golden Key Honor Society and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and in 2006 he was a recipient of the Dr. Gilbert N Robin “Continuing Education Scholarship” Award. In addition to the numerous continuing education courses Dr. Quitoni has taken to both further his education, and stay current on new technology and techniques, he most recently completed the Norman Cranin Implant-Maxi Course at N.Y.U in 2008. Dr. Quitoni is currently an Attending Dentist at St. Charles Hospital. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, and the Suffolk County Dental Society. Joining our practice in 2009, Dr. Quitoni has been “a breath of fresh air” and most definitely a valuable member of the practice.
David Baratt, D.D.S.
General & Cosmetic Dentistry Implantology
Graduated from SUNY Buffalo with his Degree in Dental Surgery in 1984. Since then, the focus of his practice has been on cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Baratt is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry as well as the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Baratt recently joined the practice in 2008, bringing with him years of experience and outstanding service, and has been proven to be a wonderful addition to our team.
Jay Golub, D.D.S.
General & Cosmetic Dentistry
A native of Suffolk County, who graduated from Ward Melville High School, with lifelong ties to the community. Dr. Golub has been practicing since 1994, when he graduated from NYU with his Degree in Dental Surgery. Prior to that, he received his B.A. in Biology from Drew University in 1990. Dr. Golub has served as an Attending Doctor at Flushing Hospital Medical Center since 1995, and still holds that position currently. Since 1995 Dr. Golub has worked in private practice and holds a variety of professional affiliations. Dr. Golub joined TDC in 2010. His witty nature has created quite a light hearted atmosphere, for staff and patients alike.
Dr. Torabi attended Stony Brook University where she graduated in 2008 on the Dean’s List, with her B.A. in Biochemistry. She then attended New York University College of Dentistry, until 2014, when she graduated with her Degree in Dental Surgery. During her time at NYU she served as a Clinic Representative as well as a Peer Mentor. Dr. Torabi completed her Dental Residency Program at Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Torabi has played an active role in numerous outreach groups such as; Dental Van Outreach with the Sung Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens in Staten Island, Lower East Side Senior Center in NY, NY, and the Highway to Health Festival at the South Street Seaport in NY, NY. Dr. Torabijoined Total Dental Care in 2015 and has proven to be a nurturing and compassionate member of the team, as well as a strong patient advocate who promotes dental awareness and education for all ages.
Dr. Elmissir attended SUNY Old Westbury where he received his B.S. in Marketing. He then continued his education at Hofstra University where he graduated with a Master’s Degree in Biology in 2000, and finally his Degree in Dental Surgery in 2004, which he obtained from New York University. Dr. Elmissir has completed externships at both Staten Island University Hospital and Mount-Sinai Hospital, which included general dentistry and oral surgery. Dr. Elmissir has been in private practice since 2004. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, New York Dental Association and the American Dental Implant Association. Most recently joining our team in 2012, Dr. Elmissir has been welcomed with open arms and appreciation for his caring ways.
Toni Blaskey, R.D.H.
Recipient of the John Opi award for excellence in periodontology and a member of the Phi Beta honor society, Toni graduated from SUNY Farmingdale in 1997 with high honors. Since obtaining her R.D.H. in 1997, Toni has been part of the TDC family, bringing with her 20 plus years experience.
Iris Gaffey, R.D.H.
Graduated from New York Technical College in 1985 with her R.D.H. and her Associates in Applied Science. Prior to that she received her B.A. in English Literature and Spanish from Queens College in 1978. While in her Dental Hygiene Program, Iris served as President of the Dental Hygiene Association. She was also a recipient of the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award and graduated in the top ten of her class. Iris joined our practice in 2010 and has been a welcome addition to our team.
Marion McDermott, R.D.H.
Graduated from the University of New York Agricultural and Technical College at Farmingdale in 1982. She was honored by the Veterans Administration with the Ion Gilbert Award for outstanding service as a Dental Hygiene Student at the Northport V.A. Hospital. Since receiving her degree as an R.D.H., Marion has dedicated the last 23 years to our practice.
Jessica Fridenberger, R.D.H.
Jessica graduated from Briarcliffe College in 2013. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association as well as the Long Island Dental Hygiene Association. Jessica recently joined our practice in 2017, bringing with her experience from working in many different settings. She is patient, gentle and thorough with an understanding of dental phobias and how to address them. Jessica enthusiastically believes that the key to a healthy life is a healthy mouth and helps her patients achieve this.
Mitzi Pacheco, R.D.H.
Nicolette Hughes, R.D.H.
Nicolette graduated from Farmingdale State College in 2018 with an Associates in Applied Sciences and as a RDH. Nicolette remained on the Dean’s List throughout her college education. In her first year of practice she has made it known that her patient’s dental health, comfort, and happiness is most important!
Becky Kerr-Smith R.D.H.