Meet Our Doctors

  • Dr.
    Lana Gordon

    Dr. Gordon established Confident Smile Dental practice in 2005 with her husband. Since then, she has prided herself on providing high-quality, responsible care to her patients, many of whom have been with her since the office opened. In 1989, she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Moldova Medical University.

    Upon immigrating to the United States, she once again completed her dental education at the New York University School of Dentistry in 2001.

    Dr. Gordon has extensive experience in performing challenging surgical and aesthetic procedures smoothly and as painlessly as possible for her patients. She is communicative and considerate, and is fluent in both English and Russian, as well as intermediate in Spanish.

    In her spare time, Dr. Gordon enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, both of whom are college students, and one of whom is currently in dental school. She loves to cook, travel, and explore New York City whenever she can.

  • Dr.
    Oleg Zusin

    Dr. Oleg Zusin graduated with his DDS degree from Stony Brook Dental School in 1997. After working as a general dentist in postgraduate program at Montefiore Medical Center and private practice, he elected to attend a specialty residency in periodontics and dental implants, obtaining his Certificate in Periodontics and Dental Implants from SUNY at Stony Brook in 2001.

    Dr. Oleg Zusin stays on top of most recent technologies, trends, and techniques through hundreds of hours of continuing education annually. In 2007 he received training in Laser Periodontal Therapy, and have been actively using the technique and lecturing on the topic since then. Such a technique enables excellent clinical results without compromising aesthetics. This is just one of many techniques that Dr. Zusin has perfected to provide excellent care to his valued patients.

    Dr. Oleg Zusin is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology which designates his successful completion of a rigorous board certification process. In addition of being board certified, he is a member of American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the Nassau County Dental Association, the North Eastern Society of Periodontists, and the Academy of Osseointegration.

    When he is a way from the office, Dr. Zusin enjoys traveling, spending time with his kids, different outdoor activities and exercise. He is fluent in Russian.

  • Dr.
    Yosef Zayrov

    For his undergraduate degree, in just three years, Dr. Zayrov graduated from St. John’s University as a Bachelor of Science with Suma Cum Laude honors. He went on to attend Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine and graduated with as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2018. To sharpen his skills and knowledge in dentistry, he completed General Practice Residency program at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn, New York where he became proficient in implant dentistry. Dr. Zayrov is a multifaceted and multitalented clinician, adept at implant dentistry, endodontics, and cosmetic dentistry. He values high-quality work that lasts for years, restoring function and esthetics of the teeth.

    Dentistry is not his only passion. He also enjoys playing and watching sports, studying history and philosophy, as well as spending time with family, being the best father and husband he can be.

  • Ella Pais

    Born in Odessa, Ukraine, Ella immigrated to the United States and eventually graduated from the dental hygiene program at NYU College of Dentistry in 1999.

    Ella enjoys educating her patients in the prevention of periodontal disease and providing thorough and gentle care. She likes to work with children and find ways to comfort patients with a fear of dental procedures.

    Ella is certified in the administration of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. Caring for and helping others as well as constant self-education is her nature.

    Outside of the office, Ella spends time with her family and enjoys the vast variety of activities New York offers in art and history. You can often find her at museums, walking tours, or music and dance venues.

  • Natalia Tabak

    Natalia Tabak graduated from the New York City College of Technology in 2000, and has been enjoying her career as a dental hygienist ever since.

    All these years, she has strived to be an excellent health care provider. To her, this means to not only clean patients’ teeth properly, but to also educate them on oral health and the oral-systemic health link, thus creating healthy mouths and healthy bodies.

    Natalia enjoys working at Confident Smile Dental office together with her amazing staff: doctors, assistants, front desk representatives, and another hygienist.

    She is attentive to the needs of her patients and strives to create a relaxing environment to ensure their comfort during the procedure.

    As a consummate professional she has become extremely vigilant to any signs of pain or distress.

    Natalia chose dental hygiene because it is a dynamic and challenging career that offers team work, personal growth, fulfillment, and if she would choose again, she would make the same choice.

    Outside of the workplace, Natalia enjoys spending time with her family and beautiful 9 year old dog, Tyson. She loves them very much, and they support her in her life and career.

  • Asim Iqbal, RDH

    Asim Iqbal is a Registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from the esteemed dental hygiene program at CUNY Hostos in 2023. With a passion for patient education in periodontal disease prevention and a commitment to providing compassionate care, Asim specializes in offering thorough and gentle treatments.

    Certified in administering local anesthesia and nitrous oxide, Asim is dedicated to ongoing self-improvement and staying abreast of the latest developments in dental care. Beyond the dental office, Asim cherishes quality time with family and indulges his love for traveling around the world and exploring new restaurants.

Dental Staff at Confident Smile Dental PC in West Hempstead, NY

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