Meet the Doctors at Kids and Family Dental
General Dentists for Families & Children in Albany
Dr. Edmund Charles Eckstein
Born and raised in Metropolitan New York, Dr Eckstein received his Bachelors Degree in Biological Sciences in 1966 from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree in 1972 from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers School of Dental Medicine) in Newark, New Jersey. In 1975 he established his own private general dental practice in Tenafly, New Jersey, which he maintained for 30 years. During that time in Bergen County, he had full admitting privileges at Englewood Hospital in Englewood, New Jersey, where he was active in hospital-based dental care. He also served as Co-Director of the Handicapped Dental Program at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, New Jersey, where he provided dental treatment in the Operating Rooms of the hospital. He was the founder of Healthcare Affiliates, Inc, a forensic consulting firm providing consultants and expert witnesses to private attorneys and dental boards throughout the United States. He was a lecturer in risk management, and authored a course entitled “Dentistry and the Law,” presented to dental and legal professionals throughout the United States, as well as being a consultant in forensic dentistry to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the City of New York. He was a Dental Officer (GS13) in the Department of Health and Human Services, served for two months at the World Trade Center attack of 9/11, and was a founding forensic dental/odontology consultant for the Department of Homeland Security, established subsequent to the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11/01. He has a total of 25 publications and presentations of learned treatises and book chapters.
After merging his private general dental practice with another, Dr Eckstein moved to Upstate New York to continue his dental career on a significantly less hectic basis. His primary diversion is motorcycle riding and touring over the many serpentine roads that this area has to offer, very often accompanied by his wife Jeanne, an avid motorcycle enthusiast in her own right. When not on two wheels, you will often find them on two legs, hiking and enjoying the beautiful scenery and terrain of Upstate New York and the rest of the world.
Dr. Jason Nicoletti
Bio Coming Soon!
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen was born in Saigon, Vietnam. He and his family move to the United States to attain the American dream. He attended Kansas University and received his undergraduates degree in biochemistry. After finishing his undergraduate’s degree, he moved to New York to receive his dental degree from New York University for Dentistry. He has been practicing dentistry for 17 years and is excited to be a part of Kids and Family Dental.
His mission as a dentist is to give his patients confidence and life improvement through health and beautiful smiles. When Dr. Nguyen is not working he enjoys gardening and caring for his pets. He has parrots and discus fishes.