Dr. Park was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. He was accepted to the University of British Columbia in 2004 with the Oral B Entrance Award and graduated with his DMD degree from the University of British Columbia in 2008 with the British Columbia Society of Pediatric Dentists Prize. He then moved to Long Island in NY to complete his residency in pediatric dentistry at Stony Brook University, which he completed in 2010.
Dr. Park always had a passion for teaching. After finishing his residency and working in private practice, he joined the Yale-New Haven Hospital Pediatric Dental Program, to teach the pediatric dental residents full time from 2012-2013. He eventually returned to providing treatment for patients at private practices but eventually wishes to return to full-time teaching after retirement.
Dr. Park is active in keeping up with the new trends in dentistry and keeps himself busy by taking courses in various fields of dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Park has a very gentle demeanor and enjoys working with children and adolescents. His wife is a pharmacist in the Capital District. Outside of their careers, they enjoy hiking 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.
and always wanted to work with children. Kelly was a patient of Dr. Moran’s since she was three years old. She has wanted to work in this office since she chose dental hygiene as her career.
Kelly has been with All Kids Smile since July 2020. She is enjoying the career path she has chosen and looks forward to many years ahead.