Dr. Viet Tran, DMD
Meet Dr. Viet Tran, a board certified pediatric dentist, specializing in treating children and those with special needs. Dr. Tranearned his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from St. John’s University and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. He completed his general practice residency at New York Presbyterian/Hospital of Queens, followed by specialty training at Stony Brook Hospital.
In addition to his private practice, Dr. Tran is a clinical professor at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, where he mentors and teaches aspiring pediatric dentists and dental students. Dr. Tran’s primary objective is to instill a positive outlook on dental care and maintenance in children, emphasizing the importance of good oral hygiene for overall health. He takes a conservative approach to all dental needs and prioritizes preventive medicine to ensure optimal results. Furthermore, Dr. Transtrives to make dental appointments as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.
Dr. Tran is well-educated and knowledgeable in current dentistry and dental procedures, frequently attending continuing education courses. He is a member of various professional organizations, including the American Board of Pediatric Dentists, American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Society, New York State Dental Society, and Suffolk Dental Society.
Dr. Mark Salerno, DDS
Meet Dr. Mark Salerno, a distinguished pediatric dentist with over 35 years of experience in the greater Oakdale area. He is a highly educated and accomplished professional, having graduated summa cum laude from Queen’s College in Flushing, New York, and earned membership in Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Salerno furthered his education by obtaining a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine, where he excelled in his studies.
Continuing his commitment to excellence, Dr. Salerno obtained a certificate in pediatric dentistry from Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center in East New York, further enhancing his expertise in the field. His dedication to providing exceptional care to children is evident in his years of service to the Oakdale community.
When not providing dental care, Dr. Salerno enjoys spending quality time with his wife, daughters, and grandchildren, further emphasizing his commitment to family values.
Dr. Erin J. Diamantakis, DDS
Dr. Erin Diamantakis grew up in Shoreham, New York and was an Orthodontic patient as a child.
Becoming passionate about the field early on, Dr. Erin began working as an Orthodontic assistant at her Orthodontic office as a teenager until she started dental school 5 years later. She completed her undergraduate degree in Spanish on full scholarship at SUNY Stony Brook and received her doctorate degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. She then returned to New York and completed a general-practice residency at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset. After her GPR, she worked as a general dentist and then completed her Orthodontic residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx.
Dr. Erin is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, the New York State Dental Society, the Suffolk County Dental Society, the Nassau County Dental Society and continues to pursue professional development activities including monthly study clubs and continuing education conferences.
When not at work, Dr. Erin enjoys spending time with her husband, Manny Diamantakis, a dentist in Syosset, NY, and with her 2 children, Leo and Kalli. She is proud to work in the field she has dedicated her life to since childhood.