110 East 40th Street, Suite #104 New York, NY 10016, 212-682-2965, 347-380-1746

Our Team

All our professionals at Expert Dental, P.C. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Dr. Yi-Ling Shiao, Owner and General and Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Yi-Ling Shiao was born in Taiwan and grew up in Los Angeles, California. She completed her undergraduate degree in biochemistry major at the University of California at Los Angeles and subsequently received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Shiao passed North East Regional Board Examination. After completing her DDS degree, Dr. Shiao completed General Practice Residency (GPR) program at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Shiao is certified as Invisalign and ClearCorrect provider to perform clear aligner therapy. Dr. Shiao has completed two years training in an implant program at NYU College of Dentistry. In addition Dr. Shiao has also two years continuing education in orthodontics training sponsored by IAO/AOS.

Dr. Shiao started Expert Dental in New York City and practice general dentistry in all aspects of dental care, including periodic dental check up, dental cleaning, white cosmetic filling, teeth whitening, root canal treatment, dental crowns, dental bridges, surgical and prosthetic implants, braces, veneers, onlays, inlays, denture, Invisalign, ClearCorrect etc. 

Professional memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • Second District Dental Society
  • New York State Dental Association
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) member
  • ICOI fellowship 
  • Member of International association of Orthodontics
  • Member of New York Academy of Oral Rehabilitation
  • Member of Academy of General Dentistry

Associate Dentists

Dr. Naleesa Lee, Periodontist

Dr. Lee completed her undergraduate degree in biology major at the State University of New York at Binghamton and subsequently received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. After completing her DDS degree, Dr. Lee received the certificate in Periodontology at State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental medicine. Dr. Lee received honors in year III clinic periodontics, health care systems I, and behavior interactions. Dr. Lee is affiliated with American Academy of periodontology, ambassador of the American Academy of periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, International academy of periodontology, Northeastern Society of periodontology, American Dental association and Nassau County Dental society.

Dr. Micael Hilario, Periodontist


Dr. Micael Hilario takes pride in providing quality periodontal care with an honest and gentle chairside manner. He strongly believes in patient education to help you take ownership of the smile and oral health you wish to achieve. Dr. Hilario grew up in Los Angeles, CA where he received his B.S. in Psychobiology from UCLA. He then earned his DDS degree from the University of the Pacific, Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, CA. He made the big move to NYC to enhance his dental career and reconnect with his East Coast relatives. Dr. Hilario completed his residency in the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Periodontics at NYU Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn where he served as Chief Resident. Through his specialty training he's developed the fine surgical skills and knowledge in periodontics (treatment of gum disease) and implantology. When he's not working, Dr. Hilario enjoys traveling, cooking, spending time with family, and hip-hop dance.

Dr. Nancy Stranix (Orthdontist)

Dr. Stranix is a Board-Certified Orthodontist who is passionate about creating beautiful, confident, healthy smiles for her patients.  She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia then did a year of national service with Americorps in Austin, Texas, where she participated in a literacy program for kindergartners in an underserved area.  She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University then went on to complete an additional three years of specialized training in Orthodontics at Montefiore Medical Center where she learned the most advanced techniques for treating both children and adults.  Dr. Stranix offers highly esthetic options like Invisalign clear aligners and ceramic braces as well as traditional braces to help you achieve the smile you always wanted in a way that fits your lifestyle.

Dr. Hamed G. Moghaddam (Endodontist)

Dr. Hamed G. Moghaddam was born in New York City but lived abroad from age of 3 to 16 before he moved to California. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UCLA, where he received Dean's Scholarship. He then completed his General Practice Residency at Montefiore Hospitals of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and went on to complete his Endodontics degree at the prestigious Endodontics Program of UConn Health Center, where he was also elected to be the representative of all residents at UConn Senate. Throughout his education, Dr. Moghaddam was involved in various research projects and received funds from National Institute of Health T32 and National Science Foundation and presented his research at International Association for Dental Research. Dr. Moghaddam has received various honors and distinctions including President's Scholar, Dean's Scholar, and Departmental Honors. Dr. Moghaddam has been on TV and Radio Talk Shows including Henry Brown Radio Talk Show on WRTC-FM. Dr. Moghaddam loves to travel, enjoys photography, pilots small planes and writes computer programs in his spare time.

Dr. Barry Lin,General and Cosmetic Dentist

Dr Lin was born in Taiwan and grew up in New York. He completed his undergraduate education in Cornell University majoring in biological and environmental engineering.  Dr. Lin continued his education by attending Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, graduating with the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. After receiving his Doctorate in Dental Surgery, he continued his training being offered a position in the Residency Program in Advanced General Dentistry in Mount Sinai School of medicine, James J Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx. Dr Lin understands that being a dentist is lifetime commitment of continuous learning and is dedicated toward achieving this by being an active member of American Dental Association.  He speaks English and Chinese.

Dr. Sun Kyong Won, General and Cosmetic Dentist


Dr. Won has been practicing dentistry for over 17 years. Prior to joining Expert Dental, Dr. Won worked in several different private practices and was the owner of a large dental practice in Bergen County, NJ which provided comprehensive care for several thousand patients. Dr. Won also worked as an attending doctor at YAI / Premier Healthcare clinic which provides care to patients with developmental disabilities. Dr. Won's practice specialized intensively in TMJ and she had published on this subject. Dr. Won graduated summa cum laude from Yonsei Univeristy School of Dentistry in South Korea in 1993, and later attended New York University school of Dentistry from which she graduated in 1997 and was on the Dean's list as well as Honor's Clinic. Dr. Won excels in all phases of dentistry, including restorative, endodontic as well as cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Won is bi-lingual and is able to communicate fluently in English as well as Korean.

Dr. Alina Huang, General and Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Alina Huang is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and relocated to New York for residency where she now resides. She received her Bachelors from UCLA and went on to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Huang then made the move to NYC where she completed her dental residency at Montefiore Hospital. Dr. Huang practices in all aspects of general dentistry, including Cosmetics (tooth-colored fillings, whitening, porcelain restorations), Periodontics (cleanings, root planing, laser deep pocket therapy), Endodontics (root canals), Prosthodontics (crowns, bridges, dentures) and Oral Surgery (extractions). As a practitioner, Dr. Huang is motivated to provide the highest level of care to all her patients. She believes in educating and creating a team approach to address their dental needs in a comfortable and pain-free environment. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family in CA and her friends here in NYC. 

Dr. Meyleen Izquierdo, General and Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Meyleen Izquierdo was born in San Jose, Costa Rica and grew up in South Florida. She studied at the University of Florida where she obtained her bachelor of science and later her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. After graduation, Dr. Izquierdo completed an AEGD (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) at the Bay Pines V.A Hospital in Seminole, Florida. Thereafter, 
she moved to West Palm Beach, where she practiced for 4 years before deciding to specialize in Periodontics. Dr. Izquierdo moved to New York in June of 2015. When she is not practicing dentistry, she enjoys traveling, cooking, working out, and spending time with her husband and daughter. mily in CA and her friends here in NYC. 

Emiko Hanzawa, Dental Hygienist

Emiko Hanzawa graduated from Mount Ida College and has been a licensed practicing dental hygienist since 2012. Aside from her dental hygienist training, Emiko keeps up with current trends in technology through continuing education courses and is trained with Nitrous Oxide, local anesthesia, and dental radiology. Our patients love Emiko's caring personality and friendly chair-side demeanor. Emiko participates in multiple community service programs for the youth and volunteers as an animal advocate. Emiko is fluent in Japanese and English.