Pediatric Dentistry of New York

Our Doctors

Dr. Zuckerman is a specialist in pediatric dentistry and is dedicated to providing a positive, comfortable, and fun dental experience for children.

Dr. Zuckerman was raised in Boca Raton, Florida and then moved to the northeast where she received a merit-based Presidential Scholarship and graduated Cum Laude for her undergraduate education at the George Washington University. She then earned her dental degree from the UNLV School of Dental Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Following dental school, Dr. Zuckerman completed her post-graduate residency training in Pediatric Dentistry at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Zuckerman received extensive training in behavior management, emergency treatments, working with special needs patients, and sedation.Dr. Zuckerman is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association, as well as the New York State Dental Association.

In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, biking in Central Park, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Zuckerman looks forward to providing quality dental care and dental education to children and teens that will leave them with a life-long foundation for good oral health.

Dr. Svetlana Musheyev is a board-certified pediatric dentist who grew up in New York City. For her undergraduate education, she attended the City University of New York, Queens College where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. She then attended New York University College of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. While in dental school, she was active in the American Student Dental Association and served as her chapter President for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Association.

Dr. Lana then continued at NYU and Bellevue Hospital for her pediatric dental specialty training in Manhattan, New York. During her residency, she was given the opportunity to participate in community outreach in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Dr. Lana is currently a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She was featured in an article about pediatric dentistry by Marketplace on NPR/American Public Media. 

Dr. Lana speaks English and Russian fluently, and enjoys traveling, volleyball, and going to the beach.

Dr. Lana loves being part of the caring and compassionate team at Pediatric Dentistry of New York. She is committed to making every visit a fun and positive experience for both children and their parents!


Dr. Vasso Ziotis is a specialist in dentofacial orthopedics and orthodontics.

Dr. Ziotis is a native New Yorker, born and raised in New York City. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from SUNY at Birmingham, New York. She attended SUNY at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine for her Doctorate of Dental Surgery, graduating at the top of her class and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honor Society. She completed her orthodontic training at the Montefiore Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Vasso treats young children (typically starting at age seven), teens, and adults alike with a gentle touch and a great sense of humor, immediately putting every patient at ease. Passionate about orthodontics, her primary goal is to provide each patient with tailored, individualized treatment to achieve a beautiful, natural smile and ideal bite. She always takes the time to give each patient the care and attention he or she needs.

She has completed further training at Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, NY; Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY; Jamaica Hospital, Queens, NY; Nassau County Hospital, Levitown, NY; Oral Surgery-Dental Internship.

She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and the New York County Dental Society.

Dr. Vasso resides in New York with her husband and children. She enjoys visiting family and friends in New York City, working out, or trying new restaurants.

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