We are committed to providing comprehensive care utilizing the most recent advances in the science and the art of dentistry with an emphasis on education, preventive care, restoration of function, and esthetics.
We place tremendous importance on education both for our patients and staff. We are happy to answer your questions about our practice, procedures we provide, and dentistry in general. Your oral health is our priority and we are devoted to providing all our patients with comprehensive preventive care. We develop long-lasting, trusting relationships with all of our patients. Our patients are fully informed and completely vested in their dental health.
About Beacon Dental
Beacon Dental, PC was established in 2005 from the floor up, with brand new construction, and we located the office for easy access for the community and beyond. We have worked hard to build a reputation in the community as a dental practice that cares about patients and has contributed to the community.
We are focused on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of detrimental dental conditions. These include diseases affecting teeth, gums and maxillofacial region of the body. We offer a wide range of dental services including bonding, veneers, root canals and complete smile make-overs. Our success has changed many patients’ lives with confident smiles and good oral health.
The best care of our patients is our #1 goal. We are proud to be such a comprehensive and professional dental team wherein everyone is committed to providing top quality care for all patients. We recognize the connection between oral health and overall health, and we strive to use the most advanced, state-of-the-art methods to treat our patients. It is rewarding to see the practice grow year after year while getting to know new patients every day.
Hongli Wang, DDS
People who know her agree – Dr. Wang is one amazing woman! Born and raised in Beijing, China, she earned her first dental degree from Beijing University in 1988 and worked as a dentist for five years. She came to America in 1993, but did not speak the language. She learned English and enrolled in dental school here in New York. She graduated from New York University’s Dental School and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2001.
After working as an associate dentist for 3 years, Dr. Wang made the decision to take control of her future and opened her own practice. She chose Beacon for her office because of the location, the community, and the need for more dentists in this area. Beacon Dental has been open for more than five years and has been growing ever since!
Dr. Wang is a caring, gentle dentist who takes the time to educate her patients about their oral health. Her goal is to help patients achieve successful treatment and have a beautiful, healthy smile. The doctor has worked hard to build a reputation in the community as a doctor who cares. She goes out of her way to make sure each patient’s needs are met.
Magdalena (Maggie) is our Front Desk Manager; she helps our patients manage their busy life schedules, so they can complete their dental treatments. She has a powerful background in the dental field, which makes her a key person in our office. She is very professional and makes sure all her work gets completed with the highest quality. Maggie was initially Dr. Wang’s assistant since 2008 and in 2009 she became our Assistant Manager, she was an excellent assistant, due to her exceptional people skills she was promoted to Front Desk Manager.
Maggie was born in Poland and moved to the Hudson Valley nine years ago. She graduated from the Business School of Rzeszow in Poland. She attended Dental Assisting School in Nanuet, NY. She regularly attends dental training with the internal training program for the office, she is also CPR certified. Maggie’s love for dentistry fuels her desire to provide an important service to our patients. She enjoys the opportunity to help our patients understand why complete oral care is so beneficial to their overall health. She has a wonderful sense of humor and enjoys making people laugh.
She lives in Orange County with her husband and daughter, and is currently expecting her second child in the spring of 2015.
Laura Pacheco RDH
Laura Pacheco RDH
Laura has been working as a Dental Hygienist at Beacon Dental since September 2013. Laura chose to stay with Dr. Wang because she shares her views of how important dental care is for patients.
As a Dental Hygienist, Laura has special interest to use the most advance technique to treat periodontal disease since it is the major reason for tooth loss. Moreover, she loves to provide oral care education to her patients because as she says, “having a healthy mouth is having a healthy body”.
Working with Dr. Wang gave Laura the opportunity to promote oral health education to several elementary schools at Beacon.
Laura loves her profession and she always strives for excellence in providing the best dental treatment to all her patients.
Laura graduated from “New York City College of Technology” in 2006 with a dental Hygiene degree. Throughout all these years Laura worked in different dental offices where she obtained knowledge of how to treat geriatric and pediatric patients.
Laura enjoys traveling with her husband and her three children to different places especially to the Caribbean.
Estefani is our Financial/Office Manager; she helps our patients with the financial side of their treatment. She handles patient communication, follow ups with patients and makes sure that their concerns and questions have been answered. Estefani also handles insurance billing and reception duties. She has gained these abilities through years of working in the dental field. Since Estefani joined our group in 2012, she has had different roles in our practice. Initially as a Dental Hygiene Assistant and later moved to the Front Desk Manager position. In early 2014 she became our Financial Manager.
It’s clear when you meet Estefani that she loves her position at the office and is very proud to be part of such an awesome team. She looks forward to helping all of our wonderful patients obtain the smiles they deserve!
Estefani was born in Medellin, Colombia and moved to the Hudson Valley ten years ago. She is best known by our patients, and around the office, for her glowing personality and extreme kindness. She is rarely seen without a smile on her face. Estefani has a great husband and two terrific kids.
Nanette is a dedicated professional with over 20 years in private and group dental practices. She received her expanded duties and radiology certificate in 1994. Her experience has made her an invaluable asset and has helped her play a key role at Beacon Dental. She started as Dr. Wang’s assistant in 2011, and with her vast knowledge in dentistry she was promoted to Head Assistant in 2012. Her genuine concern and care for our patients has helped keep so many of them, calm and comfortable.
In addition to her interpersonal skills, Nanette also possess the quality of being extremely detail oriented, which is essential to providing an efficient and enjoyable dental experience. Nanette is one of the most comforting people at Beacon Dental. Born in Puerto Rico and soon after traveled to Germany and the United States with her father who served in the military for over 25 years. She eventually settled in Tampa, Florida where she spent most of her adult life before moving to the Hudson Valley area 3 years ago with her husband and three children.
Her hobbies include reading, cooking, baking and spending time outdoors being active with her family.
Fiona is in charge of all the insurance claims and billing issues for the business. She makes sure all the insurance claims go as smoothly as possible for the patients. She’s the jack of all trades; she is one of the only employees who know how to do everything in the office. She is one of the first employees to be here at Beacon Dental. Being born in Gong Dong, China she came to the United States in 2002 knowing little to no English at all. She has since then mastered the English language. She has been married for the past 13 years and has two beautiful children. When she’s not working hard in the office she is away doing anime shows where her and her husband own their own family business.
Noemi is one of our Dental Hygienist. She is great using and applying the most recent theories, research, and methodologies to help her patients understand their current health condition and what treatments are necessary to achieve and maintain optimum health. As a devoted hygienist she is daily hard at work assessing, implementing and evaluating treatment for prevention and maintenance of oral diseases, especially periodontal disease. Noemi also helps her patients participate in their own care by making them feel part of the team.
Noemi has been educated in the Dutchess County school system where she graduated from Roy C. Ketcham High School in June, 2007. After high school Noemi earned her Associates degree in Applied Science from Orange County Community College and gained her New York State Dental Hygiene license and certification. She is currently continuing her education pursuing her Bachelor’s degree at the State University of New York at New Paltz.
Noemi was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. She came to the United States as a child in 2002 determined to be a success in the respected field of dentistry.
If Noemi’s picture looks familiar is because she has worked locally in schools and VA Hospital at Castle Point offering oral hygiene care education and prevention services, and she does it all with an uncanny ability to also give her patients a huge smile on their faces.