Meet our Team

General Dentist
Dr. Ella Dekhtyar obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from NYU College of Arts & Science in 1996. She then decided to pursue a career in dentistry where she successfully graduated from NYU College of Dentistry in the year 2000. In 2008 Dr. Dekhtyar completed her certification in Implantologyat Montefeiore Medical center. Dr Ella has been in practice for over 17 years now! She is very well known in the State of New York. Dr. Dekhtyar continues to take continuing education courses till this day to allow her to implement the latest cutting edge technology and treatment which can be more useful in her practice.. She is a lifetime learner. She is a compassionate dentist who dedicates her life to giving beautiful and healthy smiles to her patients. She is one of the most highly regarded dentists in the community. Dr. Dekhytar has received multiple awards in 2010 & 2012. Dr. Dekhtyar specializes in cosmetic, restorative, endodontic, prosthodontic dentistry and implantology. Patient’s comfort and concerns are priorities during treatment in her office.
Dr. Dekhtyar prides herself in her ability to positively change people’s lives through restoring their smiles and addressing their health concerns. Dr. Ella Dekhtyar knows how to address her patients needs and concerns. Dr. Dekhtyar always thrives to fulfill her patients expectations and never lets them walkout without having a smile on their face.
Dr. Derrick Chen DDS
General Dentist
Dr. Derrick Chen was born in Hong Kong and raised in San Francisco, California. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley; majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology; afterwards Dr. Chen pursued a Masters degree in biochemistry. Finally Dr. Chen traveled to the east coast and obtained his dental degree from new York University College of Dentistry. He further advanced his education by completing a dental residency at Maimonides medical center. Dr. Chen is dedicated to the newest advancements in cosmetic dentistry and keeps up to date with the latest technologies. Dr. Chen has extensive postgraduate training and experience in all aspects of general dentistry including implant restorations, cosmetic procedures, periodontal maintenance ( continuing care of gums), children’s dentistry and root canal therapy. He believes in giving his patient undivided attention and care. Dr. Chen is dedicated to providing comprehensive, aesthetic and comfortable dentistry for the entire family. Dr. Chen is a member of the American Dental Society, 2nd district dental society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and academy of general dentistry.


Dr. Emily Driesman DDS – No longer accepting patients at this office
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Dr. Emily raised in Westport Connecticut has been a certified orthodontist for about 4 years now. She is one of a kind. Very passionate when working with patients and dedicated to making each and every patient leave with that perfect smile. She completed her General Dentistry Degree at Columbia University and graduated in the top 10% of her class. Dr. Emily then completed her residency in Orthodontics at New York University College of Dental Medicine and received certification in 2013. Dedicated to staying abreast of industry developments, she maintains active memberships in the following organizations: American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) American Dental Association (ADA) Connecticut State Dental Association (CSDA).Dr. Emily is one of many doctors in her family. Her father, Mitchell, is a cardiologist and her mother, Shelley, is an ophthalmologist, both practicing in Fairfield. Her brother is currently attending Brown University School of Medicine. When not devoting her time to orthodontics and academics, Dr. Emily enjoys skiing, snowboarding, reading and traveling with her husband, Dan. She is a passionate runner having finished 2 marathons and 6 half marathons. Dr. Emily is excited to be working in the area she grew up in and knows so well. Broadway Family Dental is very happy and thrilled to have her on board with us to provide our patients with that beautiful straight smile all over again!

Brooklyn Orthodontist Elliot Zharnitsky

Dr. Elliot Zharnitsky DDS
Brooklyn Orthodontist
Dr. Elliot Zharnitsky grew up in Queens, NY. He attended Northwestern University in Chicago, IL where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2010. He later became a dentist in 2015, earning his Degree of Dental Surgery from Stony University School of Dental Medicine in Long Island, NY. He then went on to complete a three-year residency to earn a certificate in Orthodontics at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY.

Brooklyn Periodontist Peter Tsambazis

Dr. Peter Tsambazis, DMD
Brooklyn Periodontist
Dr. Tsambazis performs all phases of general dentistry, as well as periodontics and oral surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Medicine & Dentistry, New Jersey School of Dentistry and a graduate from University Of Medicine & Dentistry New Jersey School Of Dentistry’s Periodontics Specialty Program.Dr. T’s advanced training has allowed him to specialize in advanced bone grafting and ridge reconstruction, sinus augmentation, periodontal surgeries and cosmetic crown lengthening and implants while regularly devoting a large amount of time to partial and full mouth reconstruction including Snap on Smile, all porcelain crowns and bridges, and implant supported prosthetics. Dr. T enjoys playing the guitar, golfing, and traveling with his family.Dr. Tsambazis’ post graduate training includes: The Prestigious Pikos Institute for Advanced Bone Grafting Trained, Certified Practitioner for Facial Botox and Juvederm Cosmetic Filler, Trained in 3-I Implant System, “Snap- On-Smile” Trained, Certified In Invisalign, Trained in Clear-Correct, Trained in Bicon Implant System, Trained at Bicon in Boston also for Sinus Lifts & Ridge Splitting Surgery , Trained in Tulsa Dental Endodontic Rotary System, Trained with Zirconia/ All Porcelain Crown Restorations, Trained in Zimmer Implant System.

Dr. Ella Dekhtyar (Dentist in Brooklyn)
Broadway Family Dental
1152 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11221
(Bushwick, Williamsburg, Bedford-Stuyvesant)
(718) 455-4400
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