The team at Ryerson Smiles offers an extensive range of preventative, restorative and cosmetic dental procedures for patients of all ages in the Brooklyn, NY area. Dr. Ayanna F. Poindexter and her highly skilled staff members work together to ensure every one of their patients have access to the most innovative procedures in dentistry.

Dr. Poindexter believes that patients should have sufficient information to make educated decisions about their oral health. Her team works hard to educate patients and Dr. Poindexter will always make sure to answer questions in order to develop the ideal doctor-patient relationship. You'll find important information about the preventative, restorative and cosmetic treatment options offered by Dr. Poindexter on this website. Some of these treatment options include: Invisalign/Clear Braces, dental crowns and bridges, tooth extractions and professional teeth whitening.

With a combination of trusted experience and advanced technology, Dr. Ayanna Poindexter and her team offer a level of care dental patients won’t find anywhere else in the Brooklyn, NY area. Individuals and families throughout the area are invited to discover how the team Ryerson Smiles provides a comfortable and gentle experience that exceeds the highest expectations.

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  • Ayanna Poindexter, D.M.D.

    Dr. Ayanna F. Poindexter has worked and trained to build a practice that exceeds your expectations of trusted, personalized dental care. Her focus is on bringing her patients only the best dentistry has to offer by keeping herself and her staff informed on the latest advances and techniques.

    Since receiving her D.M.D. from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Dr. Poindexter has stayed up-to-date on the newest developments in dentistry by taking numerous hours of continuing education, including courses on Advanced Endodontics, Dental Implants, Cerec, Anterior Esthetics including Veneers. Prior to studying at UMDNJ, she graduated from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition she is a member of the New York State Dental Association 2nd District, National Dental Association, American Dental Association and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, INC.

    Dr. Poindexter's top priorities are patient satisfaction and comfort. When she is not treating patients she loves Traveling, Going to Museums, Concerts and Broadway shows.  She looks forward to your visit to Ryerson Smiles and showing you the positive effects that quality dental care can have on your life.

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