Helpful and Professional

 Dr. James Rodriguez

Dr. James Rodriguez is a graduate of Xaverian High School, Brooklyn, New York, and New York University’s Seven Year Accelerated Dental Program.. He earned a B.A. in Biology at Washington Square and University College, and his D.D.S. degree at New York University College of Dentistry. He then completed two additional postgraduate years in a General Practice Residency at Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn.

Dr. Rodriguez has been practicing on Staten Island since 1995. Besides private practice, he has also maintained his position of Attending Dentist at Lutheran Medical Center. This has allowed him to supervise and teach young dentists, while helping to bring quality dental care to the people of Sunset Park. His past and present affiliations include The American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Peer Practicum Implant Dentistry, Clinical Director’s Network, Xaverian High School Promise Fund Committee, and Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish Men’s Association. He is committed to taking continuing education courses each year in implant dentistry and orthodontics.

Dr. Rodriguez lives on Staten Island with his wife, Annette, and their three children, Matthew, Andrew, and Julia. As his children have grown, he has been involved in coaching basketball, baseball, and ice hockey. He now enjoys spending time at the beach with his family, playing basketball, carpentry, and his newest love – golf.

Our Staff

Annette Rodriguez, Management

Annette has been managing Dr. Rodriguez’s office for ten years. Her managerial expertise and efficiency are legendary throughout the practice and she is admired by patients and staff member alike. Annette’s combination of dedication to her work and caring attention to patients make her an absolutely vital support system in our office.

Francine La Francesca R.D.H

Graduate of Suny Farmingdale 1983

Francine is a dedicated dental hygienist with nearly three decades of outstanding patient care experience. Nothing gives her more satisfaction than taking a patient’s smile and polishing it to a sparkle. Her goal is to provide her patients with the very best gum treatments in a caring and comfortable environment. She is committed to helping patients attain an optimum level of oral health by including patient education, all gum treatments and whitening procedures in order to create bright healthy smiles.

Jane V

Front Desk

Jane has been welcoming patients to our office since 2006. Any other front Desk doesn’t begin to do justice to what she actually does. Her job is to get you what you need, when you need it with as little effort on your part as possible. Ask any of our patients about Jane and they’ll tell you that to know her is to love her.


These are our assistants Janet, Ashley.
Our dental assistants are trained to give the best care to our patients.
Their kind hearts and personalities are like no other.
They are caring and will go out of their way to make you feel comfortable.
Our assistants are also Certified in CPR.