Staff

Susan B. Dunn, D.D.S

Dr. Dunn graduated from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. In 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. She attended Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis. After obtaining her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree in 1991, she completed a one year General Practice Residency Program at the V.A. Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Upon completing her residency, Dr. Dunn practiced in association with a Family Dental also worked in a dental clinic in Arkansas where she obtained valuable knowledge and experience in children’s dentistry.

Dr. Dunn places great emphasis on continuing education for herself and her entire team at Smiles by Design. She is passionate about staying current with the latest in technological advancement while also maintaining her gentleness in meeting the needs of her patients.

She is a member of the American Dental Association and its Syracuse society as well. She is also an active member of the American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine that specializes in the treatment of sleep apnea with alternatives to CPAP.

Although she is a “Family/General” practice dentist, Dr. Dunn’s enthusiasm for creative and fashionable cosmetic dentistry and implant restoration is her ‘expertise’, her treatment in sleep apnea appliances is her “passion” and her gentle quality is her ‘strength’.

Roksolana Stets, DDS

She graduated from SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine with her DDS and completed her residency program at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, NY. She minored in Esthetic Dentistry, where she attended various lectures and hands on classes.

During college, Dr. Stets enjoyed drawing and painting classes which she continues to enjoy in her free time. She contributes this skill to her attention to detail in her dentistry.

Dr. Stets was born in Lviv, Ukraine and moved to the United States when she was eight years old, settling in the Binghamton, NY area. She has been involved with community service activities including BOCA (Buffalo Outreach & Community Assistance), mission trip to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, NYS Special Olympics, and Outreach at the Buffalo Zoo. She is a member of the American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Stets joins the staff at Smiles by Design with the same dedication to dental health and education. She is passionate about staying current with new technology and techniques. She is trained in and offers patients the Invisalign method of orthodontics.

Our all-female team is selected for their exceptional communication and technical skills and their high professional standards. All team members are specially trained in their job category of the newest technology the industry has to offer to bring you a higher quality of care.

Hygienists

Our highly qualified dental hygienists at Smiles by Design are trained, licensed professionals who assist patients with preventative dentistry and dental care & overall health education.

While dental hygienists are considered typically the “teeth cleaning” specialists, they are so much more!

They are experts on gum disease and provide periodontal therapy. They are trained to help you to create a healthy mouth and focused on your overall health to keep you at your best. They advise you and the doctor of any changes observed in your dental well-being, so that the necessary treatment can be prompt and kept at a minimum.

They will show you how easy and important it is to protect your teeth and they will see to it that your smile is kept at its happiest for years to come.

Clinical Treatment Assistants

Our team of Clinical Treatment Assistants at Smiles by Design are your patient advocates. They assist with all phases of your dental treatment. They are highly trained on the latest technology and pride themselves on having the ability to serve you at the highest level.

They are here to assist you, answering questions and valuing your time to make certain your dental experience is positive from start to finish.

They assist the doctor in giving the highest quality restorative, cosmetic & sleep disorder dentistry in the most professional and caring manner.

Office Administrative Team

The office administrative staff at Smiles by Design add to the efficiency of our practice. They are here to help with any questions you may have regarding your treatment plans, payment and insurance information, and appointment scheduling.

They form the foundation of our practice, allowing the dentists, their clinical treatment assistants and the dental hygienists to spend more time with patients, who are the total focus of our office.