Our Staff

John R. Viviani, DDS

Graduate of Boston College 1982
Graduate of Georgetown University Dental School 1986
Practicing General Dentistry in Huntington for 20 years


best dentist in huntington Dr. John Viviani has been treating patients in Huntington and its environs for over 20 years in a compassionate and caring way. He graduated from Georgetown University Dental School in 1986 and has been a valued member of the Long Island community ever since.

He has attended numerous courses in cosmetic veneers and modern root canal techniques. He is dedicated to using the most pain-free and modern techniques that are available to the profession. His office has a relaxed atmosphere with modern technology. The staff develops a rapport with patients that make them feel welcome and at ease. There is also a TV in the waiting room as well as in each of the operatories.

Another technology making news these days is Zoom one hour Whitening. Dr. Viviani is an expert in this amazing process. Dr. Viviani offers ZOOM tooth whitening which he feels is the best system on the market. It is the same system that is used on the television show “Extreme Makeover.” To see more information about Zoom Whitening, just click on the link in our navigation bar and you will be able to read the Zoom Brochure.

Cosmetic makeover smile procedures are another one of the areas that have undergone amazing breakthroughs in the last few years. The result of this specialized knowledge is truly amazing. Dr. Viviani also uses the same lab that the show “Extreme Makeover” uses when doing more advanced smile makeovers.

We have an extensive collection of Before & After pictures available to view before considering any cosmetic procedures. These are actual cases done by Dr. Viviani and not from some book sold by an outside company.

Dr. Viviani realizes that coming to the dentist can be stressful, so be assured that your visit will be as painless and enjoyable as possible.

You will be treated with compassion and dignity and without judgement. So, even if you have not been to the dentist in years, you CAN take control of your dental health and your smile and make tremendous strides in becoming the best you can be when you take time to visit Dr. Viviani.

Knowledgeable, dependable and supportive describes a few of the special qualities that you will find when you meet Dr. John Viviani.

Dr. Viviani’s office also offers 0% financing with up to 12 months to pay. We also respect your stressful lifestyle and time constraints, and manage our appointments so that you will have very little, if any, waiting time to be seen for your appointments.

Linda Hellman, Hygienist

Linda has been with our practice since 2003. Patients find her friendly and appreciate how comfortable they feel when she is doing a service. It is plain to see that Linda has a quiet passion for what she does and that she is an expert hygienist.

Linda has over 25 years of hands on experience in the dental field. She also has an extensive work history of treating periodontal patients and children.

Jennifer Short, Dental Assistant

Jen completed the B.O.C.E.S Dental Assisting Program in 1995. She has been working as Dr. Viviani's assistant for over 7 years. Although most of Jen's time is spent working chairside with Dr. Viviani, she is experienced in the managing the day to day office activites. Jen works the front desk area and keeps the office organized so things run smoothly and efficiently.

When Jen is out of the office she enjoys traveling and vactioning with her husband.