Our Dentists

Meet The Pros Who Will Take Care Of You

Valerie Venterina, DDS, PC

Cosmetic & General Dentist located in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, NY & Oakwood, Staten Island, NY

Valerie Venterina, RN, DDS, MBA, is a graduate of State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dentistry. Dr. Venterina has been instrumental over the past 20 years in developing our highly successful multi-specialty general practice. She is very proud to be able to offer all specialty and general dental care at both of our state of the art dental offices.

Lawrence A. Berger, DDS

Cosmetic & General Dentist located in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, NY & Oakwood, Staten Island, NY

Lawrence A. Berger, DDS, is a graduate of New York University, and has been practicing for over 20 years. He has expertise in permanent and removable bridgework, implants, and all phases of dentistry. His professional and courteous manner engenders confidence in our patients.

Our Staff

Assisting You at Every Stage of Care

Our staff at A Center For Dental Excellence work hard every day to help patients get the care they need.


Words From Our Patients

“The entire staff from reception to the doctors have made going to the dentist about as enjoying as it could possibly be. Attentive, caring, sensitive to patient[s]…”

Steve S.

“I have never been a fan of going to the dentist but the staff made me feel extremely comfortable and were very friendly.”


“Dr. Venterina is warm, professional, intelligent, knows her craft and is an artist when it comes to cosmetic dentistry. My implant looks perfect!”


“Congenial atmosphere, courteous, efficient and professional service, and most importantly best dental care ever! Highly recommend!”




“Exceptional office, friendly, warm environment. Outstanding doctors and staff. Highly recommended!!”


“I am always treated in a friendly and professional manner. The service is excellent and I am very satisfied with my dental work!”


“I rated this office 5 stars because they deserve it. Dr. Venterina was kind, compassionate and extremely patient…Thank you Dr.Venterina and staff always a pleasure…”


“I went to Dr. Venturina office for my checkup and cleaning and I must say what a wonderful experience it was…I highly recommend Dr Venturina!”


Our Staff Will Get The Most For You

Dental Insurance

Let A Center For Dental Excellence help you maximize your insurance benefits. Our expert staff will work with you to make sure you get the most from your insurance, while also getting optimal health benefits from your dental plan. We work with most insurance dental plans. We strongly recommend you list your insurance information to minimize your wait time in the office. If you have any questions or want to book an appointment, contact our staff in Brooklyn at (718) 232-8289 or in Staten Island at (718) 980-9555 and we will assist you.