Meet Our Long Island City Dental Team

At Queensboro Plaza Dental Care, we’re proud of our knowledgeable, professional, and friendly Long Island City dental team. From our expert Long Island City dentist, Dr. Michael Nguyen, to our hygienists and front office staff, everyone in the office loves serving the community with high-quality dental care. We like to think of our patients as part of our dental family, and we treat you with the same respect as we would our families. Ready to join us at Queensboro Plaza Dental Care? Schedule an appointment. Our team can’t wait to see your smile!

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Sherita, Dental Hygienist at Queensboro Plaza Dental Care in Long Island City, NY

Meet Sherita, Dental Hygienist

1. How long have you been in the dental field?
  Since 2003 – About 18 years
2. What is your favorite comfort food? 
  West Indian, Soul Food & Cinnamon Dishes
3. What are your favorite places to eat in New York City?
  SHI (LIC) for BOMB Fried Cauliflower, Negril NY (Manhattan) for West Indian Comfort Food
4. Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? 
  I can draw
5. In another life, I’m pretty sure I was
  In another life, I’m pretty sure I was a Track & Field athlete
6. If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
  On a beach in the Carribean
7. What is your go-to karaoke song (or song you like to sing in the shower)?
  “Let’s Hear It For the Boy” from FootLoose
8. What do you like about working at QBP Dental Care?
  People work as a team.

Minerva, dental assistant at Queensboro Plaza Dental Care in Long Island City, NY

Meet Minerva, Dental Assistant

1. How long have you been in the dental field?
  Since 2016 – About 5 years
2. What is your favorite comfort food? 
  Mom’s Cooking
3. What are your favorite places to eat in New York City?
  By CHLOE for Vegan food, Ramen Spots
4. Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? 
  I can play very-limited Piano
5. In another life, I’m pretty sure I was
  In another life, I’m pretty sure I was a Writer
6. If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
  St. Lucia
7. What is your go-to karaoke song (or song you like to sing in the shower)?
  “She Will Be Loved” by Maroon 5 or “So Sick” by Ne-Yo
8. What do you like about working at QBP Dental Care?
  Family-Oriented Team

Alex, dental assistant at Queensboro Plaza Dental Care in Long Island City, NY

Meet Alex, Dental Assistant

1. How long have you been in the dental field?
  Since 2015 – About 6 years
2. What is your favorite comfort food? 
  Burgers
3. What are your favorite places to eat in New York City?
  Smith & Wollensky (Manhattan) for Steak & Ribs
4. Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? 
  I enjoy writing & decorating
5. In another life, I’m pretty sure I was
  In another life, I’m pretty sure I was a detective
6. If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
  A beach in Ecuador
7. What is your go-to karaoke song (or song you like to sing in the shower)?
  Whitney Houston Songs
8. What do you like about working at QBP Dental Care?
  I like the quality of care that’s given to the patients. The work dynamic with my co-workers is AWESOME!

Patricia, dental assistant at Queensboro Plaza Dental Care in Long Island City, NY

Meet Patricia, Dental Assistant

1. How long have you been in the dental field?
  Since 2011 – About 10 years
2. What is your favorite comfort food? 
  Colombian Food
3. What are your favorite places to eat in New York City?
  La Fonda Restaurant (Astoria) for Colombian Food
4. Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? 
  I can cook delicious food!
5. In another life, I’m pretty sure I was
  I believe in the life that God gave me
6. If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
  Carribean Island w/ my family
7. What is your go-to karaoke song (or song you like to sing in the shower)?
  Spanish Romantic Songs
8. What do you like about working at QBP Dental Care?
  I feel like a family. Everyone takes care of each other. Fate & Dr. Nguyen are sweet and caring.

Cathy, Scheduling Coordinator at Queensboro Plaza Dental Care in Long Island City, NY

Meet Cathy, Scheduling Coordinator

1. How long have you been in the dental field?
  1 year & 5 months! 
2. What is your favorite comfort food? 
  All types of SEAFOOD!
3. What are your favorite places to eat in New York City?
  Rosario’s Ihawan in Woodside for Filipino Food, Jollibee in Woodside for DELICIOUS Fried chicken, LET’S MEAT (Manhattan) for Korean BBQ, iCook (Elmhurst) for HotPot, Kyuramen (Flushing) for YUMMY Ramen, etc.
4. Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? 
  Learned to play Ukulele during COVID Quarantine
5. In another life, I’m pretty sure I was
  In another life, I’m pretty sure I was a Teacher
6. If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
  Philippines!
7. What is your go-to karaoke song (or song you like to sing in the shower)?
  “Hawak Kamay” by Yeng Constantino or “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz
8. What do you like about working at QBP Dental Care?
  We are family. We don’t see each other as “typical co-workers”, we all work together as a team. And most importantly, I love the bond that we all share.

Fate - Business Manager at Queensboro Plaza Dental Care

Meet Fate, Business Manager

1. How long have you been in the dental field?
  3 years
2. What is your favorite comfort food? 
  Sushi and sashimi!
3. What are your favorite places to eat in New York City?
  Tito Rad’s in Woodside for Filipino food
Kissaki (LIC) and Sushi Daizen (LIC) for omakase
Kang Ho Dong Baekjeong (Manhattan) for Korean Barbecue
Saigon Shack (Manhattan) for Vietnamese food
4. Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? 
  I want to say interior decorating, but my family thinks I have a talent in singing! 
5. In another life, I’m pretty sure I was
  In another life, I’m pretty sure I was a theater actress or a mermaid 
6. If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
  In a theater watching a Broadway show
7. What is your go-to karaoke song (or song you like to sing in the shower)?
  Stay by Lisa Loeb
8. What do you like about working at QBP Dental Care?
  I love our patients and team who have been so supportive and appreciative, especially during the onset of the COVID19 pandemic.

Toby - Office Greeter at Queensboro Plaza Dental Care

Meet Toby, Office Greeter

1. How long have you been in the dental field?
  1 year
2. What is your favorite comfort food? 
  Ham and Turkey!
3. What are your favorite places to eat in New York City?
  My grandma’s backyard patio in Brooklyn; she always pampers me with tasty leftovers that my
parents don’t allow.
4. Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about? 
  I’m pretty great at playing hide-and-seek
5. In another life, I’m pretty sure I was
  In another life, I’m pretty sure I was Snowy, the adventurous canine companion of Tintin
6. If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?
  In bed cuddled with my parents
7. What is your go-to karaoke song (or song you like to sing in the shower)?
  Mama Loves Her Toby Boy
8. What do you like about working at QBP Dental Care?
  I love the attention, the belly rubs and the treats even without the tricks!

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