Dr. RenéePompei
Dr. Renée Pompei

Dr. Renée Pompei is a Board-Certified Orthodontist who is passionate about helping each patient achieve his or her personal functional and esthetic goals for a beautiful, confident smile. She places individual patient concerns and satisfaction as the top priority in treatment. Dr. Pompei loves that orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics allows her to help patients from elementary school-aged kids whose jaws and teeth may need guidance in their growth to mature adults with either comprehensive or limited objectives. She stays on top of the latest high-quality orthodontic research and aims to always base patient treatment on what the best scientific evidence available shows to be effective, safe, and efficient.

Dr. Pompei was born and raised in a suburb of Washington, DC and studied Government, Economics, and Business at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. After working several years in business management consulting, she returned to school and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Columbia University and her specialty Certification in Orthodontics from Tufts University; she has since then been practicing orthodontics in New York City .

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Dr. Lisa Van Eyndhoven
Dr. Lisa Van Eyndhoven

Dr. Lisa Van Eyndhoven received her DDS from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. She completed her pediatric dental residency at Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital. She is currently an Attending at St Barnabas Hospital’s Pediatric Dental residency program.

"Dr. Lisa" was born and primarily raised in New York City, but traveled the world at a young age with her diplomatic parents. She speaks four languages and has spent time in Belgium, Sudan, Trinidad and Tobago, Ethiopia, Gabon, and Thailand.

Along with traveling, "Dr. Lisa" loves silly jokes and songs. She is patient and takes the time to make children and parents feel at ease in the dental environment.

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Dr. Patrick Ng-a-fook
Dr. Patrick Ng-a-fook

Dr. Patrick Ng-a-fook is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, a Business minor and a concentration in Biology. He graduated dental school from the Virginia Commonwealth School of Dentistry. After dental school, he continued his dental training in a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Callen Lorde Community Health Center, through Lutheran Medical Center. He was then offered an attending position, where he helped train dental residents. A year later he pursued his education in Endodontics and graduated with a Certificate in Endodontics from Lutheran Medical Center, focusing on surgical and non-surgical Endodontics.

During his free time, he enjoys traveling and spending time with family.

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Dr. Lisa Tran

Dr. Lisa Tran grew up in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She pursued a bachelor’s degree from Villanova University and then continued her dental education at The University of Pennsylvania. After dental school, she obtained her specialty degree in Endodontics at NYU Langone Lutheran Medical Center.

Dr. Tran’s philosophy is to save teeth and get her patients out of pain in the most comfortable environment possible. She listens to her patients and provides the most personal and meticulous treatment possible in order to get a successful outcome. In her free time, she enjoys running, working out and spending quality time with family and friends, all while making the most of city living. You might bump into her in Central Park or at local eateries!

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Dr.Bradford Mclaughlin
Dr. Bradford Mclaughlin

Healthy teeth are a valuable asset in our culture. Your smile reflects good hygiene, proper personal care, and radiates your personality. I have received a lot of dental care throughout my life, and I have been inspired to pursue dentistry as a career.

I came from California to New York City to be educated at New York University. My goal is to create a safe environment where people feel comfortable talking about sharing their concerns and feeling cared for in a dental office that helps to overcome fear of the dentist.

I want to help people smile like the way they always wanted in a safe environment. I aim to be at the forefront of new technologies and methods to provide my patients with the best care and treatment I can. As a healthcare professional, my gain goal is to gain the trust and respect of my patients, so that we can all live healthy, happy lives.

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Michael Plotno
Dr. Michael Plotno

Michael Plotno, DMD attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine graduating at the top of his class. After completing a general practice residency at Suburban General Hospital in Norristown Pennsylvania, Dr. Plotno returned to Philadelphia to specialize in Periodontology, Oral Medicine and Implantology at Temple University.

Since earning his specialty certificate in Periodontology in 1984, Dr. Plotno has worked with some of the most distinguished dental professionals throughout New Jersey and New York as well as being an Assistant Clinical Professor in the department of Periodontology at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. For the past 30+ years, Dr. Plotno has maintained specialty practices in both New York and New Jersey honing his skills and expertise while building a reputation as one of the area’s premier periodontists. Dr. Plotno is only one of a handful of Periodontists in the United States certified to provide state of the art FDA cleared minimally invasive, no cutting/no stitching Laser Assisted Periodontal Surgery ( LANAP ) to his patients.

He now brings that same expertise in the fields of Periodontal disease, Oral Medicine and Implantology to Soul Dental to focus and expand upon the philosophy that is manifest in every facet of this award winning practice. In addition to bringing his talents to Soul Dental, Dr. Plotno is a member of numerous prestigious professional organizations, including : American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, American Academy of Oral Medicine, Northeastern Society of Periodontists, International College of Oral Implantologists, American College of Oral Implantology and American Society of Osseointegration. Dr. Plotno also sits on the New Jersey State Board of Dentistry and is called upon as an expert in the field of Periodontology. We are delighted to be able to provide Dr. Plotno’s expertise to our patients here at Soul Dental.

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