Our Team


Josef Chencin, DDS

Dr. Josef Chencin brings more than 35 years of experience in dentistry to Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding communities. A 1982 graduate of New York University’s College of Dentistry, Dr. Chencin is a native New Yorker who has considered Ft. Lauderdale his home since 1983. Following his graduation from NYU, he completed a general residency at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City and continues to take part in advanced American Dental Association (ADA) and Seattle Study Club (Intracoastal Dental Club) courses. Dr. Chencin loves to spend time with his three sons Mitch, Brett and Perry and his lovely wife Lori. His other hobbies include playing tennis and boating.


Keneta Ricks-Smith, Office Manager


Christine Brady, Dental Assistant

Christine joined Dr. Chencin’s office in 2009. She loves working in a family-oriented practice with a dentist who is very caring towards patients. Christine has always loved great smiles, so a career in dentistry seemed just perfect for her. Working with and having the opportunity to connect with patients is one of her favorite aspects of working at the office. Whether she is ensuring patients’ comfort during a visit or providing them with the information they need to help meet their goals, it is Christine’s pleasure to serve their needs. She takes pride in working with a team to provide our patients with a pleasant experience. Christine is a mother of two and enjoys being with her family, going to the beach and other outdoor activities such as biking, yoga, kayaking and running.


Melissa Faulkner, Dental Hygienist