“I love that each patient brings their unique personality to every appointment. Nothing is more rewarding than to see a patient transition in my practice from a child to an adolescent and be cavity free every appointment!” — Dr. Dawn
Dr. Dawn-Marie Felicetti grew up in Massapequa with her parents, grandparents, and three brothers. She earned her B.S. in biology with a minor in chemistry from Long Island University/Post campus and her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in Boston.
Dr. Felicetti completed a two-year pediatric dental residency at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn (currently NYU Langone Hospital), where she received a CAGS (Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study) and finally achieved her goal of becoming a pediatric dentist.
Dr. Felicetti is currently a clinical professor and attending physician at NYU Langone Department of Dental School Health. She attends multiple hospital-based seminars each month to keep abreast of the most current issues relating to children’s dentistry. She attends the annual AAPD conference and obtains many continuing education credits. Having this knowledge allows Dr. Felicetti to be confident that her patients receive the best possible care.
Dr. Felicetti is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the New York State Dental Society. She is certified in BLS, ACLS, and PALS.
Dr. Felicetti has lived in Massapequa her entire life. Dr. Jeffrey Felicetti, our orthodontist, is Dr. Felicetti’s husband. They have two children, a border collie (yes, the dog from the movie “Babe”), and a Russian tortoise.
When she is not treating patients or in her private practice, Dr. Felicetti enjoys spending time with her family going to the beach, boating, traveling, and exploring new places. She is also enjoys drawing in her spare time.
Dr. Felicetti takes pride in making sure every child leaves with a great experience. One of the most exciting things about her day is teaching children how to take care of their teeth so they can always have a healthy smile!