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Dr. Jeremy Dixon

Dr. Jeremy Dixon

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Jeremy Dixon uses his extensive experience to provide the highest level of dental care in a gentle, compassionate manner.

In 2000, he received his D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. While there, he graduated Cum Laude and was honored by his peers by being elected class president. He also served on a variety of committees including being the only student class member of the school’s curriculum committee, devoted to creating the best possible dental education for the University’s students.

Following dental school, Dr. Dixon completed his specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at the North Shore-LIJ Health System. In his final year there he was distinguished by being appointed Chief Resident. Upon completing his specialty training Dr. Dixon began treating patients in private practice. He was also invited to take a position at North Shore-LIJ teaching postgraduate candidates and future pediatric dentists.

Dr. Dixon served for 12 years as the Director of Dentistry at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children where he cared for children with special needs. He has maintained his attending position at North Shore-LIJ and was awarded "Attending of the Year" honors in 2004-2005. In 2012, Dr. Dixon was appointed as a Clinical Instructor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and has admitting privileges at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Dixon is a member of the Craniofacial Team at Weill Cornell dedicated to the multidisciplinary treatment of patients with Craniofacial Disorders. Dr. Dixon is proud to have been caring for patients for over eight years at his private practice in Gramercy Park. He lives in Gramercy with his wife Stella and their daughter Audrey, who has lost 17 teeth, and son Robbie now has 8 teeth!!!

Dr. Lori Paires

Dr. Lori Paires

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Lori Paires is a certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric dentistry and focuses on preventative dental care.

Despite being serious about fighting cavities, she enjoys trying to make each child's dental experience fun.

After a career in client services in Boston, Dr. Paires decided to pursue dentistry to escape the confines of a desk and interact with people on a more personal level. She subsequently graduated from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. While in dental school, Dr. Paires participated in a number of outreach programs that included visits to Jamaica and the Dominican Republic.

Dr. Paires completed her pediatric dental residency and served as Chief Resident during her last year at Cohen Children's Medical Center of NY/Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Her training has given her extensive experience in all aspects of pediatric dental care, including caring for infants and patients with special needs.

Dr. Vanessa Coupet

Dr. Vanessa Coupet

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Vanessa Coupet received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University and Dental Degree from Tufts University. She is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Dentist at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Coupet also serves as the dental consultant at St. Mary's Hospital for Children at Bayside, NY.

Dr. Peri Weingarten

Dr. Peri Weingarten

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Peri Weingarten was born and raised in the Midwest. She attended Indiana University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree with an emphasis in chemistry and biology. She went on to complete her dental education at Indiana University School of Dentistry where she received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Dr. Peri then completed a general practice residency at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, treating patients of all ages who were medically compromised in a hospital setting. She remained in the Bronx as she pursued her career in pediatric dentistry. She received her certificate as a pediatric dentist at St. Barnabas Hospital, where she served as chief resident.

Dr. Peri is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She is also certified by the Commission on Dental Competency Assessments and certified in CPR and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Dr. Peri has a strong passion for community outreach and has volunteered locally and abroad in Guatemala and Israel. Her goal is to provide high-quality dental care for children in a compassionate manner. In her spare time, Dr. Peri enjoys exercising, trying new restaurants, and running after all five of her nephews.

Dr. Victor Grazina

Dr. Victor Grazina


Dr. Grazina is an admitted ortho geek.

He is President of the American Lingual Orthodontic Association and an international lecturer of orthodontics. He earned two bachelor's degrees from the University of Florida and graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, where he was elected by his peers as Class President and Chair of the Ethics Committee. He practiced general dentistry in Suffolk County and Manhattan before earning his Orthodontic Degree at the prestigious Tufts University in Boston. Dr. Grazina often volunteers his time to advance the profession and provide dental services to people both locally and around the world. Ask him about his trips to Brazil and Vietnam!

Meet Our Team

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Business Manager

Ashleigh brings over 14 years of dental experience to Gramercy Pediatric Dentistry as the business manager and first established her career in dentistry as a dental assistant in 2005 where she received her training from the Ninth District Dental Auxiliary Training Center. Fun fact: Dr. Jeremy and Ashleigh have been colleagues for over 14 years and opened up GPD together in 2010! She is a proud member of the AADOM (American Association of Dental Office Managers) and continues her education by periodically attending dental conferences, meetings, and lectures throughout the nation. Originally from the Bronx, Ashleigh now resides on Staten Island, NY with her 5 year old daughter, Aurora, and their cat, Gandalf the Grey. Her hobbies include traveling and reading.

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Social Media Manager

Jamie joined the team as a receptionist in August 2015 and now manages our social media channels. She received her B.S. in Interdisciplinary Health Services from Western Michigan University and has over 13 years of experience working in healthcare. Growing up as a military brat, Jamie was born in the Philippines and had the opportunity of living in Japan for six years! She recently had to relocate to Chicago, IL with her husband and their son, Isaac, and rescue dog, Baxley and although she currently lives in another state, Jamie is grateful to still be part of the GPD team! Her hobbies include photography, hiking, and painting.



Office Receptionist

Loren joined our team as our receptionist in November 2019. She studied Psychology at Morgan State University, and although she is new to the dental field, she has a strong background in customer service with over 11 years of experience working in the hospitality industry. While Loren loves being social and enjoys dancing, hiking, art classes, board games, and going to live sporting events, she also loves catching up on some R&R time and being able to binge watch movies, crochet, read, and cuddle her dog, Winter! Loren is a total mama’s girl and loves spending time with her mom too. She is a native New Yorker and currently lives in the Lower East Side.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Jessica joined our team as a hygienist in September 2017. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Hunter College then graduated from Briarcliffe College with her A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene. Prior to becoming a registered dental hygienist, Jessica was an assistant to an Endodontic specialist for two years. She grew up on the beach on Long Island and currently lives in Manhattan with her fiance, Brian, and their Pomeranian, Frankie. Jessica is an avid world traveler and has been to over 23 countries and 25 states so far. Her favorite places to date are Thailand, South Africa, Iceland, Argentina, and Hawaii. She loves working with the GPD team and watching the kids grow!

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Dental Assistant

Joanne joined on board as a dental assistant in January 2018. She is certified in Early Childhood Education and has over ten years of experience as a dental assistant. Originally from the Philippines, Joanne now lives in Jersey City, NJ with her mom. Her hobbies include traveling, swimming, basketball, reading, and writing short stories.



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Our Philosophy

Personal Relationships

Gramercy Pediatric Dentistry is patient-centered and you will know it immediately. We come to work every day because we genuinely care about bettering you and your child’s life. We love getting to know our patients personally and look forward to building a lasting relationship with you and your family through the years.

Compassionate Team

Our team is focused on your comfort from the front desk to the treatment chair. We do everything we can to provide compassionate care and an overall gentle touch. We take the time to listen to our patients’ needs and communicate openly so that you can feel confident in every step of your child’s care. We value our relationship with you, and it shows.

Dental Expertise

Your child deserves the opportunity to have the most leading-edge and high-quality care possible. Drs. Dixon, Paires, Coupet, Grazina, and Weingarten have many years of experience in their field and deliver world class results that will leave your child happier and more confident in their smile. We are prompt and professional, yet courteous and kind. You can trust you are in good hands here.

Comprehensive Services

We love that we are able to help so many children experience high-quality dental care. Between Dr. Dixon, Paires, Coupet, and Weingarten our caring pediatric dentists, and Dr. Grazina, our exceptional orthodontist, we are able to offer a wide variety of treatments to address all of your child’s dental needs. It is our goal to set your child on the right track for excellent oral health, and we will continue to improve and expand our services to make that possible.

Family-Friendly Environment

At Gramercy Pediatric Dentistry, there are a lot of things that set us apart from other practices - our gentleness, our experience, our technologies - but the way we make our patients feel is what really makes the difference. Our exceptional team creates a family-friendly environment where patients are greeted by name and treated with personalized and genuine care. We take the stress out of dental care by making every visit an enjoyable one.

Patient Accommodations

Because we value you, we strive to be accommodating and helpful in every way. Our knowledgeable team will communicate everything you need to know during your visit and will answer any questions you might have. Beyond that, we have automated scheduling, advanced technology, a superbly clean facility and prompt appointment times with little or no waiting. As you can see, we do our best to make your visit as easy-going as possible.

If you value these qualities in a dentist, call us today! We’re passionate about your smile and passionate about helping you achieve optimal health!