Meet The Doctors

Ivan A. Vazquez, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Ivan Vazquez is a native of San Juan, Puerto Rico. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Puerto Rico and his DDS from the New York University College of Dentistry. After completing his residency and one year as chief resident, he received his Pediatric Certificate from Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.  He has been in private practice for children and adolescents in Hauppauge for more than twenty five years. Dr. Vazquez is also a Pediatric Dental Attending, teaching Resident Students at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx for close to 30 years.

Dr. Vazquez is an active member in organized dentistry. He is a Past President of the Suffolk County Dental Society and is the current President, and one of the founding members, of the Puerto Rico Dental Association, USA.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and a member and Trustee of the Hispanic Dental Association. 

Dr. Vazquez continues to take care of the children at Children's Dentistry of Hauppauge and serve the community he loves!!

Adam Felline, DMD

Pediatric Dentist

Adam Felline or "Dr. Adam" graduated from SUNY Stony Brook in 2010 with a B.S. in Health Science.  He then continued his education at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, and graduated in 2014 with honors in treating medically complex patients.  He completed his General Practice Residency at Staten Island University Hospital where he graduated as Chief Resident.  Dr. Adam went to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson, NJ to complete his advanced training in Pediatric Dentistry.  This competitive program where only one resident per year is accepted is where he received extensive training in IV sedation, general anesthesia, and also special needs.

"As a pediatric dentist, my primary goal is to help make children feel comfortable in the dental setting while making it enjoyable and fun."
Dr. Adam's compassion, patience and dedication is what allows him to relate with children and be able to get through any procedure safely and efficiently. 
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Adam is a father to Leo and Bradley, who keep him laughing and smiling everyday.  He also likes to travel with his wife, Jessica, a prestigious oral surgeon also based in Long island, and competes in triathlons throughout the New York area.  

Jacqueline Ahn, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

Skill and compassion go hand-in-hand with Dr. Jacqueline Ahn, a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, member of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Ahn received her Bachelor of Science in Physiology from McGill University and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the esteemed New York University College of Dentistry.  Upon graduation, Dr. Ahn completed her specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at St. Barnabas Hospital, where she received extensive training in behavior management, emergency treatments, sedations, and working with special needs patients.

As an accomplished pediatric dentist, Dr. Ahn is dedicated to providing quality dental care and education to children and teens in order to promote a life-long foundation for good oral health. 

Dr. Ahn takes special pride in making every visit a fun and positive experience for both children and parents.  She has a strong passion for helping children and creating an experience that nurtures trust and excitement at every visit.

Dr. Ahn resides in New York City with her husband and two children.  In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family and watch her children play ice hockey.  She also enjoys traveling, reading, exercising, and running in the park.

Claudia Mahon-Vazquez, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Claudia Mahon Vazquez is a General Dentist in Private Practice since 1989. A local to Long Island, Dr. Mahon-Vazquez attended Stony Brook University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology in 1985. She completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at the New York University College of Dentistry. Dr.  Mahon-Vazquez is very active in organized dentistry. She is currently the Immediate Past President of the Suffolk County Dental Society and has been the Chairperson for the SCDS Membership Committee for the past 7 years. She serves on the NYSDA Membership and Communications Council and as a Delegate and Alternate Delegate at both the New York State Dental Association House of Delegates and at the American Dental Association House of Delegates. She is a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and has been selected to join the American College of Dentists. She enjoys the beach, water sports, walking, gardening, needlepoint and has great fun learning Spanish from her co-workers and patients, one word at a time....

Antonia Mauro, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

Born and raised in New York, Dr. Antonia Mauro received her bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry from Hofstra University. She then went on to earn her Doctoral of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry. 

After dental school, she completed a two year pediatric dental residency program at Northwell Health/Cohen Children’s Medical Center, where she was chief resident. Dr. Antonia has extensive training in behavior management, trauma, sedation and working with children with special health care needs. 

Dr. Antonia has a passion for working with children where her goal is for each child to have a positive dental experience. She strongly believes in educating both the patient and parent about the importance of good oral health and habits. As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Antonia is dedicated to providing a fun and safe dental environment for each patient while also providing quality dental care. Dr. Antonia loves contributing in dental outreach both locally and globally, while being able to provide care for her community.

Dr. Antonia lives on Long Island with her husband Matthew and their daughter Adalena. When not doing dentistry she enjoys watching her daughter grow, going out to dinner and the movies with her husband and riding her peloton. 

Neya Shah, DDS

Pediatric Dentist