Meet Our Doctors

Asher Apsan, DMD


Dr. Asher Apsan graduated from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine with a doctorate in dental medicine. After completing a specialized dental residency at Westchester Medical Center, he started working in private practice gaining experience in all areas of dentistry including pediatrics, restorative dentistry, dental implants, surgical extractions, root canals, and cosmetic dentistry. He is committed to tailoring an individualized treatment plan to each patient. He is dedicated to staying up to date as the field of dentistry rapidly advances through continuing education. Dr. Apsan lives with his wife and children in West Hempstead, NY.

In his leisure time, he enjoys tennis, hiking, skiing and spending time with his family. He also takes pride in his local community, coaching youth soccer. Dr. Apsan is an active member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, the Nassau County Dental Society, and American Academy of General Dentistry. As the owner of West Hempstead Dental, his vision is to create an office that understands the importance of patient-centered dentistry by developing strong patient-dentist relationships and establishing clear lines of communication. Dr. Apsan enjoys being part of the community and doing his part to ensure that the best dental care is provided to patients of all ages.

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Rayna Portnoy, DMD


Dr. Rayna Portnoy is a New York state licensed dentist who also holds licenses in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Dr. Portnoy graduated from Lafayette College with a Bachelors of Science degree in biology . Later, Dr. Portnoy attended University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her doctorate in dental medicine in 1991.

After practicing in Philadelphia for several years, Dr. Portnoy decided to return to her native New York. Dr. Portnoy has been practicing since 1991. Since beginning the practice of dentistry, she has kept up to date on many continuing educational classes, ensuring that all patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care.

Dr. Portnoy believes in comprehensive and preventive care. Helping a patient to return to dental health and teaching a patient to maintain the health and function of their mouths is a priority. And always, Dr. Portnoy enjoys welcoming new guests into the dental practice.

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