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4160 Merrick Rd, Massapequa, NY, 11758
154 Avenue U, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY, 11223

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Dr. Ritter graduated from NYU College of Dentistry in 2002. Prior to studying at NYU College of Dentistry, he graduated from Queens College and worked towards a Masters at Hofstra. He completed his GP Residency at Long Island College Hospital. Since he began practicing dentistry, Dr. Ritter has kept up to date on many continuing educational classes, ensuring that his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care. Dr. Ritter believes in quality and professional care in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Ritter Family Dental recently relocated to a brand new state of the art office to accommodate his growing and expanding practice. We invite you to join our family.

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Amazing. The doctor and staff were very polite and helpful. I wish I found them sooner.

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I had a great experience in Dr. Jay Ritters office. Such a great cleaning.

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It was great as usual. No fuss; no muss. Kept me informed regarding delays. Is always genuinely concerned for my well-being for the whole time I am in his offices.

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This is a great dental office, staff is very professional and courteous. They show concern for your comfort and you do not have to wait long for your appointment. They take you in right away.

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It went so well. First time I ever had a root canal done where I wasn't apprehensive and a bundle of nerves. Dr. Ritter explained it all to me and even set up a way I could signal him to stop should I became anxious or overwhelmed or just plain needed a break. He was cognizant of my fears and addressed each one by explaining exactly what he'd be doing. He even stopped several times during the procedure to ask how I was doing. He was kind, patient and caring. I need to go back to finish up and I can't wait.

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He was honest & upfront with me. Not driven by just the money. Takes my dental plan. Spent time with me to discuss what needs to be done. Staff is just super and very helpful and accommodating. Can't ask for better.

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Dr. Ritter was more than patient with me, anxiety and all. He was professional, gave me options, understood my hesitation about my financial obligations and gave me extra Novocaine to make sure it didn't hurt. Highly recommend.

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Great staff and dentist. Very clean and professional office.

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Beautiful new office. Everyone us very nice.

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Very pleasant. Thorough. Explains in detail.

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Dr Jay Ritter is the best dentist I have ever encountered.I feel blessed to have found him.

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He was so caring, patient and wonderful! I would highly recommend him!!

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It was my first visit to his new office and I'm very pleased

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Dr.Ritter makes you very comfortable, easy going and personable. New x-ray machine helps gaggers like myself feel at ease Definitely recommend this office. Office staff could step up a little, not as personable but not in any way rude

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I have been seeing Dr.Ritter for a few years and I have many dental issues. Dr.Ritter always takes his time and makes me feel at ease while he is doing the dental work. Great Dentist

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Dr. Ritter is a compassinate and profesional dentist he truely cares about you dental health and takes the time to explain you options and needs to you. If your a person who is very fearful of the dentist, this is the place to come.

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Wonderful as usual.

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Dr. Ritter is a compassinate and profesional dentist he truely cares about you dental health and takes the time to explain you options and needs to you.

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Doctor and staff are very personable. Made me feel at ease right away and explained everything quite thoroughly.

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Very personable and very thorough. The Dental hygienist was also patient and very good.

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Quick and easy. He was very efficient and right to the point. He was able to identify the problem I was having within minutes of being there.

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Very nice office, clean, state of the art equipment. Dentist and staff were all very friendly.

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He was fantastic!! I had a comprehensive checkup with X-rays and a cleaning done. The cleaning was a bit painful (I'm pretty sensitive), but when I said something, he put numbing gel on my gums and it went smoothly after that. The doc did not try to get me to get any more work done. He actually suggested it were best not to do added stuff, such as refill a crown that did not need refilling, due to the possibility of it potentially cracking. Dr Ritter is fantastic! I'll definitely be back in six months for my next checkup and cleaning.

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Dr. Ritter is really chill. Made sure everything was comfortable and checked multiple times on my comfort level and at the end if I had any questions. Cool young guy

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Great doctor, mase me feel very comfortable, the ony thing I didnt like was the rooms were nit private, you can see the other patients in the next room, where they can hear your conversations and see the doctor working ob you... Other then that he's great...

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We definitely will be returning! Staff is friendly and polite and Dr. Ritter was great.

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Staff is professional and friendly. I travel over half an hour to see Dr Ritter because of a recommendation and he's worth the trip!!!

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Very clean, professional and modern office. All staff very nice. Very good first experience for me and my wife.

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Great dentist, very friendly staff

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Pleasant staff. Clean office

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The Doctor and Dental hygeniest were very friendly and capable. The whole staff was very professional.

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Dr. Ritter is knowledgeable and his professionalism is top notch! His hygienist Illiana was wonderful too!

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Very friendly and professional staff. Making an appointment was very easy and I was seen immediately.

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Very professional, courteous staff. Office is very clean & neat. No waiting time was biggest surprise.

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Jay Ritter always makes you feel appreciated as his client. He is very informative the entire time and the wait is always so little. I love that he is open Sundays because weekends are truly the only time I have available.

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Today, I had my first appointment with Dr. Ritter. He and his staff were very personable and professional. His hygienist is excellent. I was immediately called in upon arrival. I highly recommend Dr. Ritter.

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The office is new and very clean and comfortable. I like that they have TV's in each room too. I met with Dr. Ritter and he was very professional and nice. The cleaning was very quick and painless. Happy with my experience and will be going back for sure! I usually hate the dentist and have had a bad experience is the past and I was pleasantly surprised with this office.

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He's the best and the new office is so clean and beautiful!!!

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Dr. Ritter and his staff are always great. I always get seen in a timely manner and he's always very helpful.

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My experience with Dr. J.... His office waiting area was clean bright and comfortable. I was taken within 15min of my scheduled appointment. I found the staff to be courteous, caring and highly professional. I was smiling on the way out he made me feel happy to be his patient.

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