Our Doctors

Arthur H. Press, D.D.S.

Dr. Arthur H. Press has been practicing dentistry for nearly 30 years, with an emphasis on:

  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • General Dentistry

Dr. Press received his undergraduate B.A. degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1977. He then went on graduate from Columbia University in 1981 with a D.D.S. degree.

He performed his advanced residency training in General Practice at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. From 1984 until 1989, Dr. Press was an Advanced Clinical Instructor at Bellevue Hospital in their General Practice Residency Program.

Dr. Press is an active member in the following dental societies:

  • American Dental Association
  • Dental Society of the State of New York
  • American Association of Dental Group Practice
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Press has been featured on a WCBS television segment in New York with Earl Ubel on the topic of "Painless Dentistry" His strong emphasis on cosmetic dentistry has lead to his working with many fashion models.

Personally, Dr. Press and his wife Ilene have one son. He is a former professional computer programmer and therefore has a strong interest in technology in dentistry.

Dr. Press' hobbies include computers, drawing, sculpting, music, jogging, weight training and camping.

Kristin Harrison, D.M.D.

Dr. Kristin Harrison received her undergraduate B.S. degree in Biology from the University of South Carolina.  She then went on to obtain her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from the Medical University of South Carolina.

She completed her General Practice Residency training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan, where she has stayed on part time as a Clinical Instructor teaching General Dentistry to new residents.

As a passionate, engaging and caring dentist I provide a wide range of services to a diverse population of people. I am patient focused, with an emphasis on current and preventative health, alongside creating an aesthetically pleasing smile. My desire to connect with my patients reflects the love I have for the field of dentistry.

Dr. Kristin Harrison is an active member of the following societies:

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry


Marylouise E. Howatt, D.D.S.

Marylouise E. Howatt, D.D.S. has been in private practice since 1986 and is a member of the following dental societies:

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Women Dentists
  • New York State Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Howatt received her D.D.S. degree -- Doctor of Dental Science -- from Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, PA in 1985. She received her B.S. degree from Columbia University in New York City in 1981. The doctor also received a R.D.H. degree -- Registered Dental Hygienist -- from Temple University in 1975.

Dr. Howatt performed her advanced residency training in General Practice at Hackensack Medical Center in New Jersey from 1985 to 1986.

Dr. Howatt finds the greatest obstacle in dental treatment to be people's perception of the dental office as a "painful" situation.

"Creating an environment where patients are physically comfortable and have their psychological needs met is very satisfying to me personally".

Dr. Howatt's personal interests include photography, architecture and traveling.