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Meet Dr. Krykhtin!
Dr. Krykhtin received a degree in Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rochester in New York! He is a doctor of Dental Surgery and attended Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. At St. Peter's Hospital in Albany NY, Dr. Krykhtin was trained one-on-one by specialists in areas of oral surgery, root canals, implants, dentures, crowns, cosmetic dentistry, periodontics, and more. He then became a professor at St. Peter's Residency, and taught dentists/residents for 3 years at St. Peter's Hospital. He also has his clear/invisible braces certification- and is now offering "Fast Braces"! Dr. Krykhtin's rigorous training in Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering, his love of Arts, and passion for Dentistry brings a unique skill fusion to Boca Raton Dentistry. Dr. Krykhtin has previously designed and built biomedical devices. One such device, a robotic arm, accommodated an 8-year-old child with quadriplegia to open a door or turn on a computer using a "sip and puff" mechanism. He is a member of various professional organizations including: American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Implant Association. In his free time, Dr. Krykhtin loves spending time with his two kids, fishing, and getting involved in adventurous activities.
Meet Dr. Espinal!
Dr. Maria Espinal was born and raised in Santiago, Dominican Republic, and obtained her dental degree Cum Laude at the Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher in 2007. After finishing dental school, she worked as an attending faculty member at the PUCMM dental clinic, while maintaining a practice together with her mother, who is also a dentist. After some time, she decided to move to the United States to pursue an Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Columbia University, where she completed a three year program. She was trained in full mouth rehabilitation, and became proficient in comprehensive treatment planning including extraction protocol for implant patients and management of medically compromised patients. Dr. Maria worked in New York City after graduating and soon after relocated to South Florida to join our practice! Dr. Espinal has special interest in cosmetic dentistry, CEREC restorations, Botox, Invisalign, root canal therapy, bridges, and implant restorations. Her detail-oriented approach aims at providing high quality care and maintaining a comfortable, pleasant atmosphere for her patients. Her passions aside from dentistry include spending time with her 2-year-old daughter, husband, and friends. She also enjoys cooking and going to the beach.
Jennifer is the office manager and a proud mother of a bright and energetic 13 year old girl. She has been in the dental field for over 12 years. Health, fitness, learning, reading baking, and art are a few of her passions. She enjoys the beach, her teacup yorkie, outdoor activities and embracing any adventurous activity. Helping to bring joy and purpose to the lives around her is an important value and she feels the best about herself when she is making even the smallest positive difference in someone’s life. She feels this is a very important characteristic in the field of dentistry, as it allows and encourages her to help those who are in fear and can use extra patience and security.
Amanda is one of our dental assistants. She is a mother of 3 beautiful children; 2 girls and 1 boy. She has been in the dental field for 16 years and loves coming into work, getting to see patients, and experience new things on a daily basis. Amanda, who is originally from New Jersey, recently relocated to Florida and is enjoying the sun and sand! On her free time, you can catch her cooking up healthy and delicious treats, and shopping til she drops! Amanda recently became engaged and enjoys spending her free time with her family and loves baking.
Rania is a certified Expanded Function Dental Assistant who graduated from AAA School of Dental Assisting in Pompano. What started as an internship quickly developed into passion for patients oral health. She enjoys coming to work everyday where she is able to express her interest in helping people. When Rania is not working, she is spending time with her beautiful kids, 3 boys and 1 girl, and her husband of 24 years. Her hobbies include cooking authentic Mediterranean food and delicious sweets!
Achieving new goals is something she thrives for. Michelle is new to the dental field but is currently learning and experiencing all things dental and is absolutely loving it! Art is something she is very passionate about, and she even has a Bachelor's Degree for Computer animation, Illustration, and Graphic arts! She is an old soul but a five-year-old at heart! She is also very dedicated to saving animals and hopes to one day go to school to be a Veterinarian!
Max is our IT Specialist and our "go-to" guy! Max is from Belarus and is the brother of
Dr. Krykhtin! Max helps out to ensure our office is running smoothly by editing documents, looking into your benefits, and making sure you are getting the best out of your insurance! Max is very artistic and loves to produce music on his free time. He is a skilled pianist and loves to break out some tunes! He loves to drink tea, and when he's not at the office, you can catch him at the beach!
Ashley is one of the front desk ladies of Yamato Family Dental. She has been in the dental field for 5 years, and just earned her Bachelors in Graphic Design over at Lynn University! She enjoys art, food, her dog, and is absolutely OBSESSED with Disney! Though she often wears black, you'd be surprised to know her favorite color is pink! She loves talking about cartoons, art, and always has a "pun" up her sleeve!
Yoel is a friendly and fun hygienist who's goal is to keep you smiling! Yoel has been a Dental Hygienist for three years! Yoel is originally a Dentist from Havana, Cuba! He has very positive attitude and brings amazing energy. He likes to spend time with his family and in his free time he enjoys practicing sports!