Meet Our Dentists

When it comes to dental care, we know there are tons of options to choose from. Why settle for anyone other than Premier Dental Associates? The Premier Dental Associates team can help you achieve the smile you have always wanted! Our patients have trusted our team for decades, and here’s your chance to get to know the PDA dentists who helped our patients gain their perfect smile! 
Dr. Steven Ritholtz 
Have you been considering Invisalign? New York Native, Dr. Steven Ritholtz is your go-to! Our patients have been more than satisfied with Dr. R’s work here at PDA. Dr. R received his Doctor of Dental degree from New York University College of Dentistry, where he went on to Bellevue Hospital Center where he completed his general practice residency with a focus on placing and restoring implants as well as cosmetic dentistry. 
Dr. Neer Even-Hen 
Originally from Montreal, Dr. Even-Hen received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Neer Even-Hen is one of the few laser certified periodontists in Manhattan. He utilizes laser technology in both cosmetic gum procedures and root coverage procedures to improve smiles and correct gum recession defects. 
 Dr. Mendel Markowitz 
Born in France, Dr. Mendel Markowitz attended Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery. Dr. Markowitz is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Need your wisdom teeth removed? Visit us and book your appointment with Dr. Markowitz! 
Dr. Paula Ancelson 
Completing two years of residency training in general dentistry at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center, Dr. Paula Ancelson specializes in pediatric and adolescent dentistry. She has been with Premier Dental Associates of Lower Manhattan since summer of 2015. Dr. Ancelson practices a patient focused approach with her treatments, optimizing health based on their needs.  
Dr. Aparna Thorat, DMD 
Dr. Aparna Thorat graduated from Boston University and practices general and cosmetic dentistry. She is a highly experienced, enthusiastic and detail- oriented professional. Dr. Thorat stays updated on the latest developments in her field and enjoys applying her knowledge on her patients!  
Dr. Ajay Malhotra  
Dr. Malhotra earned his dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Being a dentist with training in all aspects of cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Malhotra receives a variety of visits. Fillings, implants, tooth decays, gum surgeries, Dr. Malhotra has got you covered. He strives to make his visits a low-stress experience with minimal discomfort. 
You can’t go wrong with who you choose to see here at Premiere Dental Associates. With our wide range of specialties, our doctors are here to help transform your dental hygiene and attain the dream smile you deserve. We care about your needs, book an appointment with us today. Call our office at 212-587-0202 or book here.