Meet the Dentists
Dr. Robert Shick, DMD
Originally from Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Shick has been providing patients with much-needed dental care since 2000. He attended both the University of Pennsylvania and the dental school at the University of Pittsburgh, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine. A member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Shick has completed extensive aesthetic dentistry training through various programs, and he was named as the top dentist in NYC from 2010-2011. He’s very involved in the NY School dental assisting training program, as well as high school internship programs and hygiene lectures at public elementary schools. He was even featured on the Dr. Oz show in 2011! One of his favorite aspects of his job is helping patients smile with confidence again; their appreciation makes it all worthwhile!
Dr. Shick is married with two young sons who are two and four years old. He is a big fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburg Steelers, as well as the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies!
Dr. Suellan Yao, DMD - Periodontist
Having first joined the practice in 2010, Dr. Yao specializes in periodontics, providing patients with deep cleanings, gum surgery (both hard and soft tissue), and dental implants. She first earned her Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University before going on to achieve her Master of Science degree from New York University and her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Boston University. Additionally, she earned her Certificate in Periodontics from Columbia University. Dr. Yao is very detail-oriented and meticulous when it comes to her work, and those qualities help her precisely and thoroughly treat patients’ gums. She loves getting to meet so many interesting people, as well as working alongside the supportive and helpful staff! When she’s not busy at work, Dr. Yao enjoys swimming, tap dancing, and traveling.
Dr. Cameron Hetzler
Growing up as an army brat, Dr. Hetzler has lived all over the country and even overseas. Though he received his public health degree in the Garden State, he received his dental degree in The City That Never Sleeps, at New York University, and then completed a 12 month General Practice Residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, which included an additional 3 months of training in dental anesthesiology. Dr. Hetzler is also very passionate about treating children and when he is not at Dental Love, he can be found going from school-to-school providing exams and other treatment to children all over NYC.
Dr. Cameron Hetzler lives in New Jersey and is happily engaged to his future wife Anah. When they are not planning their wedding, they can be found either at the movies, at a broadway show, or simply trying to find the next best burger! His hobbies include making balloon animals, traveling and snowboarding.
Dr. Shili Feng, DMD
Dr. Shili Feng is committed to provide comprehensive and minimally invasive dentistry. She enjoys meeting her patients, listening to their needs and creating smiles that can give patients both the confidence and function.
Dr. Feng grew up in Long Island, New York, received a B.S. in Chemistry at Binghamton University and earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from the University of Pennsylvania. Upon graduation, Dr. Feng completed her advanced training in general dentistry at the Bellevue Hospital Center in New York, NY.
Prior to dental school, she did research at the Rockefeller University, which is just across the river from Roosevelt Island, and worked with some of the world-renowned scientists. Dr. Feng views dentistry as a perfect mix of art and science, and continues to enrich her professional knowledge through continuing education classes. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the NYS Dental Association.
Dr. Feng lives in New York City with her husband and daughter. They enjoy going to the museums, traveling and exploring restaurants.