Heritage Healthcare Center For Dentistry
The Heritage HealthCare Center for Dentistry is dedicated to providing top quality oral health care to the local community of Harlem and Washington Heights. We provide a full range of services given by dentists who have been trained at some of the finest dental schools in the country and have years of experience in the field of dentistry.
Our dental team is as diverse and multi-ethnic as the local community is, composed of members fluent in Spanish, Arabic and Korean. Additional translation services can be provided by phone.
The Heritage HealthCare Center for Dentistry accepts both Medicaid and private insurances as well as those without insurance through our sliding fee structure based on your documented income level and family size.
Our comprehensive dental care includes:
Comprehensive Oral Care: digital x-rays, complete exam and dental hygiene (cleanings)
Restorative Dentistry: treatment of dental cavities including tooth-colored fillings and crowns
Children Oral Care: digital x-rays, check-up of baby and adult teeth, cleanings, and sealants
Oral Surgery: extractions and evaluation of third molars (wisdom teeth)
Endodontics: treatment of infected and traumatized teeth in need of root canal therapy
Periodontics: preventive care and treatment of gum disease and disease of tooth-supporting tissues including deep cleaning and scaling
Prosthodontics: replacement of missing teeth including crowns, bridges, and removable partial dentures and complete dentures
Orthodontics : Invisalign, teeth whitening and occlusal nightguards
Urgent and Emergent care: walk-in care for patients with dental pain, excessive bleeding, swelling, oral infection and/or trauma during clinic hours
Management of complex cases and making appropriate referrals to specialists when necessary
Dr. Robert Ang
Dr. Robert Ang is originally from Massachusetts and attended to McGill University in Montreal, Canada for undergraduate studies. In 2011, he moved to New York to attend Columbia University School of Dental Medicine and finished in 2015, receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS). Upon completion of dental school, he began an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at Lutheran Medical Center and was trained at Heritage Health Care during his residency. In 2017, Dr. Ang joined the Heritage HealthCare staff as a full time general dentist.
Dr. Ang has lived in the Washington Heights area for the past 9 years and has a passion for the Washington Heights community, actively serving with local organizations and his church.
Dr. Mary Zaklama
Dr. Mary Zaklama is a general and cosmetic dentist. Dr. Zaklama received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. After graduation in the Endodontics Honors program, Dr. Zaklama completed her Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Zaklama is the recipient of multiple awards, including; Phi Kappa Phi Scholar Award in Rochester Institute of Technology, where she completed her undergraduate studies and Master’s degree. Dr. Zaklama is trained in Invisalign, esthetic dentistry, family dentistry, and dental anxiety management. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the New York State Dental Association.
Dr. Zaklama’s passion, humor, and gentleness make her patients comfortable and makes each dental experience unique. When Dr. Zaklama isn’t taking care of her patients, she enjoys running, exploring New York City, and baking.
Dr. Steive Kim
Dr. Kim has lived in the NY/NJ area since childhood. He graduated Cum Laude from the New York University in 2002 and attended NYU College of Dentistry, earning his DDS with honors in 2006. Dr. Kim has been practicing general/family dentistry since 2006.
Following his belief in giving back to the community, Dr. Kim has participated in volunteer organizations providing community services to promote oral health care, and currently participates in a school-based HealthCare program serving school children in the Harlem area.
Dr. Kim loves spending time with his wife and kids. His hobbies are outdoors activities including running, water sports, skiing and camping.
Dr. Patrick Bailey, DDS
Dr. Patrick Bailey, DDS is a General Dentist at Heritage HealthCare Center, Dr. Bailey has been working in the dental field since 2002 and has eighteen years of experience working with the Central Harlem and indigent communities.
Dr. Bailey graduated from the University of Michigan and completed postgraduate general practice residency, at Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Bailey’s interests are Special Care and Hospital Dentistry. Dr. Bailey enjoys interacting with our patients and makes every dental experience as enjoyable as possible.