Dr. Elias Deros

dr elias sunrise dentalDr. Deros is a Connecticut native having grown up in Rocky Hill and earned his D.M.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, CT. He completed his residency at the Mountainside Hospital in Montclair NJ and has been in private practice for over 25 years. Dr. Deros is a member of the American Dental Association, Connecticut Dental Association, and the Dental Society of Greater Waterbury to which he is a past president. Dr. Deros is proficient in all aspects of general dentistry including implant treatment planning and restoration.

When not seeing patients. Dr. Deros enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons, and daughter watching swim meets, cross country races, lacrosse games and dance competitions.

Dr. Stuart Furman

dr stuart furmanDr. Stuart Furman is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, CT. Dr. Furman has been a practicing dentist for over 40 years.

Dr. Furman is adept at caring for patients from toddlers to the elderly, and of all different backgrounds. He is a life-long learner and dedicates himself to continuing education. When not caring for his patients, Dr. Furman likes to plan Walt Disney trips and read.


Dr. Dany Tawk

Dr. Dany Tawk is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Tawk also carries multiple degrees from the University of Paris, in France.

Dr. Tawk strives to provide comprehensive dental care through mutual trust, respect and open communication between dentist and patient. Dr. Tawk finds dentistry is a rewarding service-oriented profession. “It provides me the opportunity to help others by treating their pain, making significant improvement in people’s smile and teeth, helping to educate people on oral health and restoring their self-confidence.”

Dr. Tawk is very family-oriented and loves to spend time with his children. He enjoys playing tennis, kayaking and being outdoors. He is always seeking to learn something new.

Dr. Fred Friedman

dr friedman sunrise ctDr. Friedman is a highly skilled orthodontist. His passion for orthodontics doesn’t just come from creating beautiful smiles but also from building lifelong relationship with his patients. He loves hearing about his patients’ hobbies, vacations, friends and family, and everything in between.

Dr. Friedman grew up in Brooklyn in a family of three boys and a dog. He received his bachelor’s degree at the State University of New York at Binghamton where he majored in music. After college, Dr. Friedman attended Dental School at Emory University in Atlanta, GA where he earned his degree as Doctor of Dental Surgery. He continued his advanced education in orthodontics at NYU College of Dentistry.

Dr. Friedman had his own practice in Westchester, NY for 30 years and has, on multiple years, been recognized as a Top Doc in Orthodontics and Invisalign for outstanding patient care.

When he is not at work, you can find Dr. Friedman working in the yard, playing piano, spending time with friends and family, bicycle riding, kayaking or canoeing. He is also an avid ping pong player.

Dr. Friedman lives in the beautiful suburb of Westchester County with his loving wife, Cristina, and their dog, Kalle

Dr. Min Zhang

Dr. Min ZhangDr. Min Zhang is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. She went on to perform her residency in pediatric dentistry at the BronxCare Health System in New York. Dr. Zhang has also been published in many medical journals and regularly attends continuing education courses. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. To better serve patients, she is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Zhang has a unique approach and is trained to examine and treat children from infancy to teen years in a way that make them comfortable and caters to their specific needs.

Dr. Karina Goykman

Dr. Karina Goykman is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry, where she earned her DDS. Dr. Goykman continued her dental education and earned her Certificate in Periodontology from NYU as well.

Dr. Goykman believes in educating her patients about their oral health to build a strong relationship. By teaching about oral diseases, and the many effective ways to prevent them, Dr. Goykman can use less-involved procedures. Dr. Goykman loves to help her patients achieve the best oral health possible. She customizes tailor-made treatment plans for each of her patients, making sure each patient receives a plan that is unique to them and their lifestyle.

Dr. Goykman is a member of the American Dental Association, American Board of Periodontology, and the American Academy of Periodontology.

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