Meet the team

Dr. Jeffrey Dressel

General and Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Lydia Gardner


Dr. Lydia Gardner is a board certified periodontist whose expertise and compassionate care make any procedure a breeze for patients. She works diligently with Dr. Dressel to ensure seamless patient care every time. Dr. Gardner enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and young son Adrian. 

Dr. Lauren Kerpel



Dental Hygienist
Daniella has worked with Dr. Dressel since 1997, first as his dental assistant, and after attending NYU's College of Dentistry she became a dental hygienist. She grew up in Carroll Gardens and her parents still live just down the street from the office. Daniella has a formed long lasting relationships with patients that she's seen for years and in some cases grew up with. Her greatest joy comes from being a mother to her daughter, Gianna.


Office Manager

Ashley studied physiology at the University of Arizona in Tucson before moving to Brooklyn in 2014. She began working at South Brooklyn Dentist and has since learned the ins and outs of dental insurance and all of the workings of the practice. Ashley loves trying new restaurants, practicing yoga, rock climbing, and spending time with her family- including her son Orson. 


Dental Assistant
Larissa has been a dental assistant since 2003 and has been working with Dr. Dressel since 2009. A former florist, Larisa helps keep our garden in pristine condition during the Spring and Summer as well as maintaining our office plants throughout the year. In her spare time she enjoys dancing and has been taking kick boxing lessons for the past year and a half.


Dental Assistant

Ewelina has been a dental assistant for the past 9 years and has been with South Brooklyn Dentist for over two. When she's not expertly assisting Dr. Oh, Dr. Gardner, and Dr. Kerpel, Ewelina enjoys being a mother to her two young daughters. Outside of work, she can usually be found buried in a book written by her favorite author, Jonathan Carroll. Ewelina also enjoys hunting for good vinyl records to add to her collection.

Contact Us


Monday9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday9:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday -