About Us

About Us

A Different Approach to Dentistry

At Harlem Dental Associates, we take full responsibility for your dental health by creating beautiful smiles while trying to take a holistic approach to caring for our patients’ oral health and overall health. We understand how the mouth affects other issues in the body and we look at every aspect and detail during exams to track and note any changes since your last visit. We place a greater emphasis on preserving your oral health and providing help when your teeth begin to wear out.

We ultimately believe in providing exceptional quality dental care that is suited to the needs of any type individual. We encourage our patients to work with us to actively plan their dental care and we make recommendations for treatments and explain all your options so you can make the best decisions regarding your oral health with no pressure.

Book your appointment online through ZocDoc today! For additional questions, please call (844) 976-3600 - we will be happy to assist you.

Why Choose Us?

We have an amazing staff with highly trained and friendly clinicians who take pride in high quality care and service. As soon as you enter our office doors, you will notice the warm and intimate atmosphere of Harlem Dental Associates. Everyone on our team is passionate about the well-being of your overall health and our dentist will work closely with you to determine the best course of action based off your unique case.

Our dentist, Dr. Maryann Riordan, DMD is highly trained in all areas of restorative and cosmetic dentistry. She is also a certified Invisalign provider and commits herself to staying on top of the latest developments in the art and science of dentistry by actively participating in continuing education.

A few of the benefits our patients can expect at our practice, include:

Providing Affordable Solutions For Over 60 Years

We are committed to providing exceptional quality dental care and solutions for our patients. For patients with dental insurance, we participate in a large number of insurance plans to help you get the most from your insurance. For patients without insurance, we have an affordable in-house benefits plan to help you get the care you need.

Affordable monthly payment plans are available for costs not covered by dental insurance.
We also recommend CareCredit financing for larger procedures.

Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure our dentist has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you, and we encourage you to educate yourself about our treatments by reviewing the contents on the following pages.

These are some of the dental insurances we accept:

  • Aetna PPO
  • Ameritas
  • Cigna PPO
  • Delta Dental PPO
  • Guardian PPO
  • Metlife
  • Nippon
  • Principle Life
  • United Healthcare PPO

To learn more about our practice or the services we offer, call (844) 976-3600 or contact us online today.

Meet Your Dentist

Experienced & Dedicated
  • Dr. Maryann  Riordan Photo
    Dr. Maryann Riordan

    General & Cosmetic Dentist

    Dr. Riordan is a general dentist who has enjoyed practicing in NYC since 2001. She earned her B.S. from Rutgers University and went on to receive her doctorate in dentistry from Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia. After graduating at the top of her class, she moved to NYC and soon after became an associate at Harlem Dental Associates in 2005. This is where she met her mentor, Dr. Chester Redhead, and built relationships with so many patients. Today, as the owner and primary ...

Harlem Dental Associates

Why We're the Best Choice for You and Your Family
  • Complete Dental & Overall Health

    We create beautiful smiles while trying to take a holistic approach to care for our patients since there are a number of health issues or diseases that are directly affected by oral health. 

  • Serving for Over 60 Years

    We have been serving generations of patients and our community from the same location for over 60 years.

  • High Quality Experience

    Receive high quality service from an experienced team who truly cares about you and your family.

  • Full Transparency

    We pride ourselves on providing full transparency for each customized treatment plan and payment plans so you are completely aware of what to expect.

Office Information


2225 5th Avenue, Suite MG
New York, NY 10037

Harlem Dental Associates is located in the Riverton Apartments and we advise patients the best entrance is located on 135th St. The entry code for the gate is - 0104, we are the very first building on the left and the lobby (glass) door entry code is #104. (You must press # key first).

Phone Number

(844) 976-3600

Office Hours

Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 10am to 7pm
Wednesday - 9am to 6pm
Thursday - 9am to 6pm
Friday - 8am to 4pm
Saturday - By Appointment
Sunday - Closed

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Patient Reviews

The Proof is in Their Smiles
  • The Best Dental Experience

    “The office staff were professional, customer service oriented, and engaging. I would highly recommend this dentist and have started already. I appreciate the person that referred me.”

    - Robert G.
  • Looking Forward to my Next Visit

    “The assistant took x-rays and Dr. Riordan was able to share her thoughts as to why my tooth cracked as well as giving me an assessment on the state of my teeth. A great experience and I look forward to my next appointment.”

    - Stanley T.
  • Friendly & Professional

    “They were a great business to work with, from making the appointment to the second I left their offices. Before the appointment, they sent patient forms via email; they had eve appointments available; when I arrived they were friendly and professional.”

    - Ritu A.
  • Incredible Experience

    “From beginning to end, my experience was incredible! I went in for a routine exam and cleaning. They were so efficient and gentle and made sure to explain everything that they were about to do prior to doing it.”

    - Gabrielle C.
  • Professional & Kind Team

    “I have never looked forward to a dentist appointment as I do when I am going to Harlem Dental. They are the most professional and kind team.”

    - Chris Y.