Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.


Dr. Yael Kryzman

Dumont Dentist

Dr. Yael Kryzman from Palisades Dental Care, Dumont NJ, can prove that going to the dentist can be a pleasant experience. Dr. Kryzman gives her patients a lot of reasons to have a pleasant dental visit: a welcoming office, meticulous, personalized care, & warm manner, along with a full complement of family, cosmetic & periodontal services conveniently available under one roof. Using state-of-the-art equipment, she gives everyone the time they need & deserve whether it’s a routine cleaning or a complicated procedure, & ensures that her patients are happy with the final result.

Dr. Yael Kryzman received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry and Computer Science from Queens College where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Upon completion of her undergraduate studies she then attended the Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine where she graduated at the top of her class & was elected into prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. Dr. Kryzman then continued on to complete a General Practice Residency at the Stony Brook University Hospital where she studied at a highly advanced post-doctorate level becoming proficient in all disciplines of dentistry. She has extensive training & experience in a wide variety of cosmetic techniques & procedures, as well as general, pediatric, preventive, family & implant restorative dentistry.

Dr. Kryzman enjoys learning new things & incorporating them into her practice. She loves designing smiles & paying attention to every detail. She invites prospective patients to visit her office for consultations


Dr. Jesse Small

Dumont Dentist

Dr. Small is passionate about cosmetic dentistry and takes a compassionate approach to ensuring his patients receive the highest level of care and satisfaction. For Dr. Small, a dental visit should never feel negative; it should feel as if you are visiting an old friend. He believes in creating an atmosphere built on support and motivation, one that empowers patients to achieve their most beautiful and healthy smiles. Dr. Small holds an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Behavior from Vassar College. During his time at Vassar, he had the opportunity to work with many dentists and fell in love with the craft. He went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Medicine at the prestigious Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. After graduating with his DMD, Dr. Small returned to his native New York and completed a General Practice Residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn. Passionate about cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Small often attends professional continuing education and national seminars, most notably completing the world-renowned Aesthetic Advantage Program: Veneers & Smile Design. A certified Invisalign provider, Dr. Small can transform any smile.


Dr. David Lefkowitz

Dumont Periodontist

Dr. Lefkowitz is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Dr. Lefkowitz has an extensive experience in advanced surgical implant cases, esthetic gum grafting, as well as hard and soft tissue periodontal surgery. He has graduated at the top of his class from New York University College of Dentistry where he continued with post- doctoral training in periodontology. Dr. Lefkowitz can put every patient at ease and receives a lot of compliments on how painlessly and meticulously he performs the procedures.

When not working, Dr. Lefkowitz enjoys spending his free time with his wife and four boys.


Dr. Sharlini Sockanathan

Dumont Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Sharlini Sockanathan was born and raised in North Jersey. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with minors in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Business from New York University. She earned her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Upon completion of dental school, she went on to complete a General Practice Residency at Staten Island University Hospital.

She then practiced for a few years in Dallas, TX before pursuing her passion for pediatrics. She returned to the east coast and completed her Pediatric Dental training at St. Barnabas Hospital, where she served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Sharlini enjoys giving back to the community and has volunteered in dental outreach programs in Israel and Peru.
She is excited to be a part of Palisades Dental Care. The supportive teamwork and modern treatment options available to families are an amazing approach to improving oral health. Dr. Sharlini looks forward to making her patients feel comfortable and bringing a smile into their lives.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Sharlini enjoys traveling, baking, reading, and spending time with her family, friends, and puppy!