Dr. Park was born and raised in Vancouver Canada. He received his DMD degree from the University of British Columbia in 2008, and completed his residency in pediatric dentistry at Stony Brook University in 2010. Dr. Park has a very gentle demeanor and enjoys working with children and adolescents. Recently married, his wife Grace who is a pharmacist in the capital District. Outside of their careers they enjoyed leisure time spent playing volleyball and exploring the outdoors.
Dr. Liz was born and raised in Meriden, Connecticut. She is a “Triple Graduate” of the University of Connecticut. She received her B.A. in Biological Sciences (Magna Cum Laude & Honors Scholar), DMD, and Pediatric Dentistry Certification from the University. In her spare time, Dr. Liz likes to discover new worlds through novels and films, watch musical theater, and spend time with her family. She is also a second-degree black belt in martial arts.
Dr. Moran graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School in 1969. He went onto Queens College and received a degree in Biology. He then attended Dental School at the University of Buffalo and received his doctorate degree in dentistry in 1978. During his dental school years, he volunteered to treat children and adults with special needs at the Erie Community Development Center. He also volunteered two summers to treat children at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, New York. Following dental school, he did a two-year residency at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo to specialize in pediatric dentistry.
He has been practicing pediatric dentistry and orthodontics in the capital district since July 1980. Aside from his private practice, he supervised and taught pediatric dentistry to dental residents for 20 years at the Albany Medical Center. He has given several lectures on restorative materials and techniques in dentistry for children. In 2007 he did dental screenings at the Summer Special Olympics of New York State.
His mission is to provide a comfortable, home-like atmosphere to meet the dental needs of infants, children, and adolescents, as well as orthodontics for all his patients. New kids are always welcomed.
His favorite past-times are gardening and landscaping, Ballroom dancing, singing, and playing the guitar. Most importantly, he loves playing basketball. His greatest joys are his wife Wendy, his daughters Lisa and Suzanne, and his granddaughters Samantha, Caitlyn and Rebecca.
- Member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
- Member of the America Dental Association and Third District Dental Society
- Member of the Troy Dental Study Club
- Recipient of the Certificate of Merit from the American Society of Dentistry for children for outstanding treatment of children as an undergraduate dental student
- Recipient of the Senior Scholastic Award-University of Buffalo School of Dentistry
Bridgette Grugan is a 1998 graduate from Hudson Valley Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been practicing since 1998 encouraging children and adolescents to maintain a healthy oral hygiene. Bridgette is a mother of three children, a daughter Sydney and twins, Ryan and Rylee.
Bridgette has been employed with Dr.Moran since 1998 and enjoys her job very much. Her favorite aspect of work is the bond that she has created among herself, the staff, and her patients.
Vicki has been with Dr. Moran since 1994. Some of her favorite things about Dr. Moran’s office have been seeing her patients grow up and the great staff Dr. Moran has assembled over the years.
Courtney started as a part-time assistant working with Drs. Moran and Eccher. At the time she was attending hygiene school as a full-time student. She graduated from Hudson Valley’s hygiene program in June 2008 and is now practicing as a hygienist full time. The qualities she enjoys the most about her job are the dedication of the staff and working with children and young adults.