Dr. Chong


Dr. Chong received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Columbia university in New York city, and completed Advanced General Dentistry program with Columbia Presbyterian hospital. She has been practicing dentistry in New York City and New Jersey for 13 years, and has gained a wide range of experience and knowledge in the dentistry field. Dr. Chong strives to provide patients with a pleasant experience at their dental visits, and wants to keep long-term relationships with her patients. Many of her patients call her, “The Doctor with Gentle Hands”. Her goal is to provide patients with the right necessary treatments that will enhance their lifestyles.

Dr. Chong completed hundreds of hours of post graduate courses, which include cosmetic and restorative dentistry, as well as dental implant and root canal treatment. Dr. Chong strives to educate herself on the newest and most advanced techniques to better serve her patients. In addition, she is member of the International Dental Implant Association.

Dr. Raymond Selvaggi

Before he began studying to become a dentist, Dr. Raymond Selvaggi received his Bachelor of Science Degree from  New York University at Stony Brook. He received his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He completed his residency as a dentist at Englewood Hospital in Englewood, NJ. Since graduation, he has practiced as a dentist in New City for over 25 years. He is highly committed to constant improvement as a dentist, so he participates in numerous continuing education classes. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry. He was named one of the top dentists by Hudson Valley Magazine.

Dr. Yu

New City Family Dental is especially delighted to introduce Dr. Yu. She is committed to providing the best quality of dental care to her patients. She believes in explaining procedures and options of each dental treatment that patients need. Dr. Yu would loves to treat her patients with the utmost compassion and care

She completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and 2 years Advanced Education of General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at Columbia University Medical Center. She participated in Advanced Implant and Bone Graft Surgeries hosted by the Implant Seminar in the Dominican Republic. Dr. Yu is dedicated to the philosophy of offering advanced care in a warm, comforting environment that focuses on individual needs and individual health. She has extensive training and experience  in a wide variety of cosmetic dentistry, root canal treatment, periodontics, and prosthetics such as crowns and bridges. She is also a member of  The American Dental Association (ADA) and New York State Dental Association (NYSDA).

Outside of the office, Dr. Yu enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Office Staff

Margaret Gonzalez (Hygienist)

Margaret has been working for New City Family Dental as a hygienist for over 10 years. Margaret graduated from Orange County Community College School of Dental Hygiene. She is a dedicated hygienist who is passionate about patient education in oral health. Margaret finds the most rewarding part of her job is seeing results in her patients, as their oral and overall health improves. Outside of work, Margaret enjoys spending quality time with her husband and her two children.

Neisha Ramdass (Hygienist)

Neisha Ramdass has over 20 years of experience working in the dental field. Her passion to become a dental hygienist began when her 2-year-old son at the time went in for his first dental cleaning. She remembers vividly how disappointing that visit was because no one took the time to actually encourage proper home care or chair side time for him. From that moment, she knew she had to get involved with patient advocacies and treatments.

Building relationships is important to her. Therefore, she feels that she is very fortunate to be working here with New City Family Dental and our amazing dental team. From the moment you enter her office, patient service, quality of work and overall satisfaction is her first priority.  Being here allows her the opportunity to utilize her training skills and provide our patients with exceptional individualized care. Her greatest reward is seeing the difference our treatments and services make at subsequent visits.

Mary Ann Montoya (Dental Assistant)

Mary Ann has been working for New City Family Dental as a Dental assistant for over 18 years.  Mary Ann knows the ins and outs of our practice and our treasured patients. Throughout her work experience, she has engaged with patients with a variety dental issues. She makes every attempt to accommodate our patients and dentists in her never-ending desire to make our patients comfortable, informed, and happy with their treatment. Outside from work, Mary Ann has a wonderful family she loves to spend time with. She also loves to travel back home to the Philippines with her husband.

Jillian Soba (Office Manager)

Jillian found her way into the dentistry field through her passion for helping others. As the office manager, she enjoys walking her patients through their visit from the initial phone call, up until they walk out the front door after a great dental experience. Jillian looks forward to coming into work each day knowing she will be working with an incredible team and she’ll be able to help her patients attain the healthy and beautiful smile they deserve. Outside of work, Jillian is busy spending time with her family. She has two young children and dog that love the outdoors. They often go to Bear Mountain to hike together.