Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Lakshmi Makkar


Dr. Lakshmi Makkar migrated from India in the 80s. He completed his BDS there and then completed his DDS from NYU. He brings with him vast knowledge and experience of over 40 years. He loves Dentistry and gets great pleasure in making his patients smile. His passions are gardening, singing and spending time with his family.  He is truly a family man, who has been married to his wife for 50 years. He has 2 children and 4 grandchildren.

Dr. Parul D. Makkar


Dr. Parul Makkar has completed her DDS from University of Oklahoma, and a GPR from Staten Island University Hospital.  She is married to Dr. Lakshmi Makkar's son and now calls NY her home. She aims to address all her patients concerns that brought them to her and help them leave with a smile. She has 2 little boys that keep her quite entertained. In her spare time she loves to read, collect stamps and travel the world with her family.

Meet Our Staff

Katharine Pena (Kathy)

Front Desk/Office Manager

Kathy joined our practice in 2016 and brings with her over 8 years of experience of being in the Dental field. She is there to help you in any capacity with scheduling, billing and other insurance needs.

Hemawattie Persaud


She is the newest member of Makkar Dental. She has 10 years experience of working as an assistant in her home country of Guyana


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