Dr. Eric Poznyansky, FICOI

We are excited to be able to introduce Dr. Eric Poznyansky to you. Dr. Eric is a great addition to Riverdale Dental P.C., possessing the highest qualifications and bringing over 15 years of experience in private practice to our office. Dr. Eric, who is a 2004 graduate of New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry, was an active faculty member at NYU College of Dentistry as well as a clinical assistant professor at NYU College of Dentistry’s advanced Programs for International Dentists. These programs teach practicing dentists all over the world basic and advanced surgical and prosthodontic techniques of implant dentistry.

We anticipate extending our days and hours to better accommodate you and your friends whom you have so graciously referred to our office. I hope you will join us in welcoming Dr. Eric to our practice. We are confident that he will be a great benefit to all of our patients. Thank you again for your loyalty and confidence, we look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Philip G. Kotick, DDS, FICOI, EMT-B

Dr. Kotick graduated from SUNY at the Buffalo School of Dentistry in 1977. He completed a residency at Hackensack Medical Center in NJ. He has been performing implant surgery since 1983 and holds a fellowship degree in implantology. For the past 15 years he has been a full-time faculty member at the NYU College of Dentistry as a clinical assistant professor in the advanced program for comprehensive dentistry.

Dr. Kotick has been a member of the local first aid squad in Marlboro, New Jersey, as an EMT for the past 14 years. He is an active instructor for CPR training for the American Heart Association and has over 40 years of experience in private practice dentistry.

Amir Saadati, DDS

Board Eligible Endodontist

Dr. Amir Saadati earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry. He went on to successfully complete his General Practice Residency at Woodhull Medical Center and later completed his advanced education specialty training in endodontics at New York University College of Dentistry. Throughout his career, Dr. Saadati has had an affinity for teaching and community involvement. He taught endodontics at NYU and participated in outreach programs to underprivileged communities.

He is a member of the American Association of Endodontics and the New York State Dental Association.

Dr. Saadati is committed to providing ethical, expert care with an experience that is both personalized and comfortable.

Irene Kim, DDS

Board Eligible Periodontist

Dr. Kim received her Bachelor of Arts/Doctor of Dental Surgery (BA/DDS) in a 7-year joint program at New York University College of Dentistry. Upon graduation, she pursued her Certificate in Periodontology at Harvard school of Dental Medicine, where she also received her Master of Medical Science (MMSc) in oral biology. Dr. Kim’s research focused on quantitative analysis of volumetric change after two soft tissue grafting procedures and she presented at the Ivy Symposium on periodontal regeneration infrabony defects.

Dr. Kim enjoys traveling and exploring different foods and cultures, spending time with her friends and family, and playing sports such as basketball, soccer, softball and snowboarding. She also likes to give back to the community, participated in the Global Outreach in Grenada and served as the Director of Community Service in the NYU Aesthetic Society as a dental student.

Jonathan OdinskyDr. Jonathan Odinsky, DDS

Dr. Jonathan Odinsky graduated summa cum laude, with honors in psychology, from CUNY Queen’s College and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. He has received a broad range of postgraduate training at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York. As part of this program, Dr. Odinsky completed his residency in general practice dentistry and was then selected to be chief resident and pursue advanced education in North Shore University Hospital’s fellowship in implantology and advanced prosthodontics. He is one of a few general dentists who has been trained in both placing and restoring dental implants.

Dr. Odinsky’s background blends advanced formal training and the wide range of experience offered by his program, allowing him to offer patients superior treatment in all disciplines of dentistry. Dr. Odinsky also brings a warm and caring approach to his patients and is committed to effective communication, so as to forge a true partnership with them. He works diligently to ensure patient comfort during every dental treatment. His mission is to provide personalized dental care of the highest caliber, using the most up-to-date techniques and materials.

Dr. Odinsky has received numerous awards recognizing him for his commitment to the field of implant dentistry and his dedication to both his patients and peers at North Shore University Hospital. Dr. Odinsky currently resides in Queens, New York. When he is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Odinsky enjoys spending time with his wife and son, making sushi and fishing.

Wing Yin Maggie LeungWing Yin Maggie Leung, DDS

Pediatric Dentist
Dr. Maggie Leung was born in Hong Kong and raised in New York City. She graduated summa cum laude from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts in economics before completing a post-baccalaureate pre-medical program at the Harvard Extension School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Maggie went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. Following dental school, she completed a general practice residency at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center where she also rotated through Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Subsequently, Dr. Maggie advanced her specialty training and completed a pediatric dental residency at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Dr. Maggie’s extensive training has provided her with knowledge and experience in all scopes of pediatric dentistry including management of odontogenic infections, dentoalveolar trauma, behavioral management, dental treatment under sedation and dental care for special needs patients. She also achieved certification of proficiency in laser dentistry recognized by the American Board of Laser Surgery.

As a pediatric dentist, her goal is to foster healthy and positive relationships with her patients and their families while guiding them toward a lifetime of excellent oral health.

In her free time, Dr. Maggie is an avid traveler who takes every opportunity to see new parts of the world and experience different cultures. When she’s not in the office, Dr. Leung enjoys board games, outdoor activities and silly karaoke competition with family and friends!

Dr. Maggie is also fluent in English and Cantonese with basic proficiency in Mandarin.

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meet our team


Samar – Dental Hygienist

Samar is a true believer that an individual’s oral health and overall health are linked. She is passionate about helping her patients better understand oral hygiene and providing the tools necessary to take charge of their oral health, which will inherently help their overall health. She provides patient education to raise awareness about disease prevention and treatment. This philosophy and commitment to patient care is what drove her into the dental hygiene field. She enjoys meeting new people each day and listening to their needs, both as a person and as a patient. She loves putting the patient at ease by creating a comfortable environment where patients can relax and forget they are in the dental chair. She truly loves what she does for a living!


Natasha – Office Manager


Sharon – Front Desk


Emely – Dental Assistant


Raquel – Dental Assistant