Dr. Paulina Kanakos, DMD
Pediatric Dentist in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York

Dr. Paulina Kanakos attended George Washington University for her undergraduate studies and then continued to receive her dental degree at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Paulina then completed her residency at UCONN for Pediatric Dentistry.
She grew up with three uncles who were Pediatricians and was always inspired by their life-long commitment in treating kids. She followed in their footsteps but decided to get trained in pediatric dentistry specializing in Behavior Management and Special Needs Care. She loves seeing her children everyday and developed her own system for kids to be excited in taking a trip to the dentist!

Dr. Kanakos is of Greek descent is very involved in her Greek culture, family, and Church community. She was also very infuenced by her Yia Yia and Pappou (grandmother and grandfather) who emigrated to America from Greece in search of a better life for their families. They always preached hard work, honesty, education, integrity, respect, and to be a great teammate. She emulates these qualities with everyone she encounters and is absolutely a great asset and fit to the BestDocz team.



Dr. Brijesh Chandwani, BDS, DMD 

Diplomat, American Board of Orofacial Pain Fellow of the  American Academy of Orofacial Pain

Associate Professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Attending Dentist, Orofacial Pain Service, St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx


Dr. Chandwani has met the founder of the BestDocz, Dr. Kim at a pain management conference. He presented himself as respectful, confident, calm, and pleasant. They became friends and Dr. Kim became a fan of his superior knowledge in orofacial pain. Dr. Chandwani provides unique services to his patients suffering from TMJ disorders, complex facial pain conditions, and headaches.


He has completed fellowship training and TMJ disorders at Tufts University where he is serving as an adjunct associate professor. He also provides acupuncture treatments for this patient. 


Dr. Chandwani has such a great personality. He manages to make everyone around him feel comfortable. He will bring a smile to you as a friend, and a role model in dentistry and orofacial pain. 


It is with great pleasure to have Dr. Chandwani join us. 


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Dr. Alex Shalman, DDS

Cosmetic Dentist in New York City and New Jersey

Aesthetic and Reconstructive Dentistry Specialist


Dr. Alex Shalman brings positive energy and smiles to his patients and many of his colleagues in their respective specialties. Quite interestingly, from his great,  grandmother in 1917 as one of the first female dentists in Moscow, Russia, to Dr. Shalman practicing his specialty in New York City and New Jersey, His family has been practicing dentistry for over 100 years. Of note, Dr. Shalman is very well known to BestDocz, including the founder, Dr. Kim for being an expert in designing beautiful,  healthy smiles with very impressive innovative technology.

Dr. Alex Shalman has a strong belief in "constant and never-ending improvement" in cutting edge aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry. He is also very well known to care quite deeply about the learning experiences of the learners. He provides education for many dental students including NYUCD.

He is also very involved in multiple dental organizations;  he serves as an advisor of the NYU Aesthetic Society and also,  he is very involved in the University Relations Committee and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. It is with great pleasure to have him invited as one of our best doctors on BestDocz.com

Please kindly click here to learn more about Dr. Alex Shalman and the services he provides to his patients.

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