Phone: (315) 797-0030
2702 Genesee St, Utica NY 13502

Staff

Dr. Erin Brown
Erin L. Brown, D.D.S.

Meet The Dentist

When Dr. Brown was thirteen years old, she received the news that she had dreaded… she had cavities! When her hometown dentist in Ilion, NY, however, treated her with a gentle touch, a confident manner and a caring bedside manner, Dr. Brown knew that she also wanted to be a dentist one day.

Dr. Brown never swayed from her path in pursing what she has always felt is her calling. After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Hartwick College, Dr. Brown attended the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine to receive her Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Dr. Brown performed a one-year residency at Buffalo General Hospital before accepting a position as the Chief Dental Officer with the Seneca Nation Health System in Salamanca, NY.

During her tenure with public health, Dr. Brown hosted dozens of dental students, giving her a deep understanding of her responsibility as an educator in being a dental professional.    In 2015, Dr. Brown, her husband, Andy, along with their two children, Amorin and Alden, could not ignore their affinity for their families and their hometown region and transitioned into the dental practice of Dr. Myron Morgan. Dr. Brown feels extremely satisfied to have the ability to not only live her dream, but to provide services to her beloved community members.

Dr. Brown is a member of the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, Fifth District Dental Society, and the Oneida-Herkimer County Dental Association.

Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown

Business Manager

Andy grew up in West Winfield, NY. He received his bachelor’s degree from Everglades University and went on to work for a major financial institution gaining valuable experience in business relations and customer service. Andy’s role in the practice is mostly behind-the-scenes, ensuring the practice runs smoothly and efficiently.

Peggy Wright

Dental Hygienist

Peggy was born and raised in Central New York. She graduated from Onondaga Community College’s Dental Hygiene program in 1992 and has been a full time registered dental hygienist since. Peggy’s gentle yet thorough approach and pleasant manner make dental cleanings an enjoyable experience. She has been servicing the patients in our practice for over twenty years.

Brenda Heintz

Patient Treatment Coordinator

Brenda is a native of Clinton, NY. She attended Rochester Dental Assisting School and has worked her entire life in the dental field. She started her career as a Dental assistant for an oral surgeon here in Utica, NY and has weaved her way through both dental assisting and receptionist roles before spreading her wings in our office. Brenda is extremely knowledgeable in dental insurance and will work with you to ensure you take full advantage of your benefits.

Cynthia

Cynthia Cross

Dental Assistant

Cynthia has lived in the Mohawk Valley her whole life. She attended Utica School of Commerce and later Oneida County Boces for Dental Assisting. She has worked as a receptionist and dental assistant for over 20 years. Cyndie is extremely friendly and accommodating either on the phone, at the front desk or assisting chairside with Dr. Brown.

Hannah Fellows

Dental Hygienist

Hannah was born and raised right here in upstate NY, and is a graduate of Canton Hygiene School. Her recent education puts her on the leading edge with the most up-to-date approach and techniques. She is the newest member of our team, so please join us in welcoming Hannah to Neighborhood Family Dentistry!!

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