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Daniel Birkmire, DDS, PC

Daniel Birkmire, DDS, PC

Dr. Dan was born and raised on Long Island, New York. He grew up at Oak Beach and graduated from Saint John the Baptist Diocesan High School in 1978. He matriculated through Old Dominion University and graduated cum laude in 1982. He then graduated from the Medical College of Virginia in 1986.

He married his childhood sweetheart, Donna, and moved to Maryland to complete a residency in advanced general dentistry at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and graduated in 1987. While completing his residency, he worked in a private practice in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Dan started his dental practice in Shoreham in 1989 out of his home and continued practicing at three different locations until 1995.

Dr. Dan enjoys dentistry immensely and the office truly reflects this. The staff understands their job is to do the best for the patients in the least amount of time with absolutely no discomfort. Today’s technology and anesthetics allow us to do this predictably for just about every patient. We are fortunate to practice with fine clinicians locally. They are colleagues and not competitors.

We believe our patients stay with us because we work hard to accommodate them and build the trust that our relationship requires to save teeth for a lifetime. Dr. Dan has three daughters and currently resides in Shoreham. Dr. Dan enjoys boating, fishing, snow and water skiing, and is active in the Rocky Point Lions Club.

Dr. Mohit Modgil, DDS

Dr. Mohit Modgil, or as we like to call him, Dr. Moe, holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Information Systems Engineering from Stony Brook University. He graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) at NYU College of Dentistry (NYUCD) with an honors course in Periodontics. While a student at NYUCD in his 4th year, Dr. Moe pursued a “Mini residency at Odyssey House” in Harlem, to provide his services in dentistry to the underserved community Pro Bono for one year.Dr. Moe completed a 1 year Residency at Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) after graduating from NYUCD. At SBUH, Dr. Moe furthered his understanding and knowledge of dentistry by working in the O.R. to provide full mouth rehabilitative services to both Pediatric and Developmentally disabled patients under general anesthesia. Additionally, he pursues many continuing education programs every year to learn and provide dental care with evidence based, newer, better techniques .

Dr. Moe combines his dental knowledge with his engineering background to think long term and in comprehensive fashion when devising treatment plans for his patients. Due to his engineering background, Dr. Moe tries to plan ahead for any complications that may arise by preparing for procedures before he begins his day in office.

Dr. Moe focuses on delivering quality care. Every procedure is explained in detail so you know the rationale behind the treatment. Dr. Moe believes that we are partners with our patients in caring for their dental needs and as such we follow an interactive approach when planning your treatment. We discuss your dental needs and the available treatment options in great detail. Your concerns and opinions will be considered in making a treatment plan and Pros/Cons/Limitations/Complications are all discussed before starting your treatment.

Dr. Moe is married to his high school sweetheart and has two young sons with whom he enjoys his free time. He lives in Port Jefferson Station. Dr. Moe likes to read scientific journals, latest medical research and takes continuing education to keep updated on both dental and medical issues/technologies.

Meet Our Team

Our team at Soundview Dental Associates, PC values both the relationship with our patients and with their fellow office members. Together with our dentist, Dr. Daniel Birkmire and Mohit Modgil, we strive to provide a comfortable environment and atmosphere. Come meet our team at our dental office in Shoreham, New York, or schedule an appointment at 631-821-4110 today!

Barbara, Office Manager

Barbara is our office manager and has been a staff member since 2006. She has over 15 years of accounting and dental office experience, has been extensively trained in all areas of dental practice management and is a member of An Association Dedicated to Dental Office Management (AADOM), a nationally recognized dental office management academy. Barbara will gladly assist with your dental insurance, case presentation, scheduling and financial questions, or any concerns you may have. She understands how difficult understanding all the complexities of insurance and managed care can be and patiently tries to help all our patients maximize their options.

She is married and has three children. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys gardening, reading and community fundraising.

Nancy, Dental Hygienist

Nancy started working at Soundview Dental Associates in 1993, after graduating from SUNY Farmingdale. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and attends continuing education courses to keep abreast of new and changing dental information. She has been with us through the transformation from a small “cozy” office to the comfortable, modern space that we enjoy now. Her favorite part of her job is helping patients take better care of their teeth. She is an intricate part of our diagnostic team and takes great pride in her work.

Nancy and her husband, Paul, have lived in Shoreham for over 20 years and are the parents of two grown children. When Nancy is not working, she enjoys traveling and reading.

Wendy, Dental Hygienist

Wendy King has been working at Soundview Dental Associates since 2006. She received an Associate of Science degree in dental hygiene at SUNY Farmingdale in 1996. Wendy also received a Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Stony Brook in 1994. She has been a research coordinator for dental research projects at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. Wendy maintains her dental hygiene license by taking continuing education courses on updated dental information and technology.

Wendy and her family have been residents of Wading River since 1999. She is a member of the Wading River PTA and Special Education PTS of Shoreham-Wading River School District. The King family love being members of this community.

Millie, Dental Hygienist

Millie is an award-winning graduate of Hostos Community College, where she earned her degree as a registered dental hygienist. She has been practicing for over 20 years.

Millie’s top priority is to treat patients with compassion and provide quality care in the prevention of disease. She is committed to maintaining your oral health.

In her spare time, Millie enjoys archery, country line dancing, and home interior decorating.

Mike, Marketing / Chair-Side Assistant / Front Desk

Mike has been a staff member with Soundview Dental Associates since 2011. He wears many hats in the office, which include, but are not limited to: marketing, chair-side assisting and front desk. He is willing and able to help you with your dental needs. Mike can schedule an appointment, help you with insurance questions or hold your hand while in the dental chair.

Mike has several years of retail management experience and an army background. He was born in San Diego, raised in Florida, and stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Mike is engaged to be married and is raising his 11-year-old niece and 9-year-old nephew.

Stacey, Dental Assistant

Stacey started working at Soundview Dental Associates in 2002. She received an associate degree at Suffolk County Community College along with her certification in dental assisting. She has over 20 years of experience in the dental field.

Whether she is assisting the doctors, working in the lab or making our patients feel comfortable, you will always hear her laughing throughout the office.

Stacey and her husband, Pete, live in Mount Sinai and have two children in college. When she has a little down time, she enjoys reading, watching movies and being outside.

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Ph:631-821-4110

134 Route 25A
Shoreham, NY 1178

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132 Sound Ave.
Shoreham, NY 11786

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