Meet the Dentist

LWSS will provide the highest quality dental care to all our patients. We strive to provide a caring and professional environment that promptly and efficiently addresses all our patients’ needs. Through teamwork, we offer our employees a positive work atmosphere and opportunity for professional growth. We strive to be a positive influence on the communities in which we service.

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- Sanford L. Lefcoe  - Jerome H. Weinstein  - Warren E. Sachs  - Ivan R. Schiff  - Michael Marcou 
- Lee T. Weinstein  - Keith M. Goldstein  - Vicki M. McMillan  - Greg Smith  - Joseph A. Gloria 
- Paul Yeh  - Benjamin C. Anderson  - Kimbrough M. Hornsby  - Clara Y. Llodra  - Robert N. Galbreath 
- Lauren Brinkley Singor  - Jillian Reynolds  - Kristen Benes  - Scott Sachs  - Amen Alemayehu 
- Asha Wilson Artis  - Elleni Kapoor  - Marcus Sur     


Sanford L. Lefcoe, D.D.S. 1926 - 2002

Sonny Lefcoe was a great friend, leader, and partner. Sonny will be remembered not only for his vision, leadership, and love, but also for the spirit and inspiration he gave to our practice. For now and forever, we will be deeply indebted to him.

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Jerome H. Weinstein, D.D.S. 1934 - 2004

Jerome H. Weinstein should be remembered as a great person who loved his family first, but was just as passionate about his work. His high standards along with compassion and utmost respect for all he encountered were the qualities that made him a father figure. He was wise and always had a great sense of humor. Even though he had a strong physical presence, he was very gentle with his patients and made them feel at ease. He will be missed by all of us and remembered everyday.

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Warren E. Sachs, D.D.S.

General Info - Graduated from University of Virginia in 1967 - Graduated from Medical College of Virginia in 1971 - Graduated from Old Dominion University in 1984 - Dentist with Lefcoe, Weinstein, Sachs, and Schiff from 1973 - Present

Associations and Committees - Tidewater Dental Association - American Dental Association - Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity - Virginia Beach Public Schools Health Advisory Board - Executive Committee 'Hofheimer Medical Mission' United Jewish Federation - Director Dental Missions Physicians for Peace - Executive Board Arts and Humanities Commission, City of Virginia Beach - Community Advisory Board on Gifted and talented Education, City of Virginia Beach - Founding Director Towne Bank

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Ivan R. Schiff, D.D.S.

General Info - Graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1964 - Graduated from University of Richmond 1967 - Graduated from Medical College of Virginia in 1971 - Dentist with Lefcoe, Weinstein, Sachs, and Schiff from 1974 - Present

Associations and Committees - Tidewater Dental Association - American Dental Association - Virginia Dental Association - Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity

Civil Organizations - Temple Israel - Jewish Community Center of South Hampton Roads

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Michael Marcou, D.D.S.

General Info - Born in Norfolk, VA in 1965 - Graduated from Lake Taylor High School in 1983 - Graduated from Old Dominion University in 1987 - Graduated from Medical College of Virginia in 1991 - Resident at East Carolina University, School of Medicine 1992 - Dentist with Lefcoe, Weinstein, Sachs, and Schiff from 1993 - Present

Associations and Committees - Tidewater Dental Association - American Dental Association

Hobbies - Weight Training - Volleyball

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Lee T. Weinstein, D.D.S.

General Info - Born in Norfolk, VA October 18, 1965 - Graduated from Norfolk Academy in 1984 - Graduated from University of Florida in 1988 - Graduated from Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry in 1992 - Resident at St. Barnabas Hospital Dental Clinic in Bronx, NY from 1992-1993 - Dentist with Lefcoe, Weinstein, Sachs, and Schiff from 1993 - Present

Associations and Committees - Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity - Tidewater Dental Association - American Dental Association - Team Leader for Paint Your Heart Out - Board Member for Jewish Community Center of South Hampton Roads

Personal Message - I was born and raised in the Tidewater area and there is nothing more that I enjoy than helping people with their dental concerns and achieving a perfect smile. If you have had a bad experience in the past or are just "scared of the Dentist", I am sure I can help.

With three children of my own, I know how to handle and treat kids in a kind but efficient manner. Educating children on how to brush, floss and take care of their teeth creates a great foundation for a good adult patient.

We are a big family at LWSS and I am available to help with your concerns at any time. If you have a problem, no matter how big or small, please ask. I want to help you feel good about your smile!

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Keith M. Goldstein, D.D.S.

General Info - Grew up in Long Island NY - Graduated from Binghamton University in 1988 - Graduated from SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 1992 - Spent 2 years in Bronx, NY as both general resident and chief resident at St. Barnabas Hospital

Associations and Committees - Tidewater Dental Association - American Dental Association

Interests - Weightlifting, Martial Arts and Electronics

Personal Message - I enjoy approaching dentistry with a sense of humor. My assistants share my lighthearted approach making every effort to take the stress out of patient’s treatment.

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Vicki M. McMillan, D.D.S.

General Info
- Born in Barnberg, South Carolina - Graduated from Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina - Graduated from Medical College of Virginia in 1997 - Dentist with Lefcoe, Weinstein, Sachs, and Schiff from 1999 - Present

Associations and Committees - Tidewater Dental Association - Virginia Dental Association - American Dental Association

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Greg Smith, D.D.S.

General Info - Born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas - Graduated from University of Arkansas in 1992 - Graduated from University of Tennessee, School of Dentistry in 1996.

Associations and Committees - Tidewater Dental Association - Virginia Dental Association - American Dental Association - Academy of General Dentistry.

Interests - Ice Hockey and Marathon Running.

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Joseph A. Gloria, D.D.S.

General Info - Born in 1951 - Graduated from Seton Hall University, South Orange, New York in 1972 - Graduated from Temple University, School of Dentistry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1976.

Associations and Committees - Tidewater Dental Association - Virginia Dental Association - American Dental Association - Seattle Study Club.

Notables- Prostodontics Residency, NNDC, Bethesda, Maryland 1980-1982 - United States Dental Corps, 1976-1999.

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Paul Yeh, D.D.S.

General Info - Born in 1972 - State University of New York - Graduated Stoney Brook School of Dental Medicine (6/01/2000) - General practice residency Hampton Va, Medical center (7/2000-6/2001).

Associations and Committees - American Dental Association - Virginia Dental Association - Tidewater Dental Association .

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Benjamin C. Anderson, D.D.S.

General Info - Undergrad: Longwood University 1997 - MCV Dental School 2001 - Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency US NAVY Pensacola, FL 2002.

Interests - Hanging out with my son and anything in the outdoors.

Personal Message - My time in the Navy gave me an appreciation for working in a larger group practice. I really enjoy being a part of something that is greater as a whole than any one person and I believe that our patients are comforted by our ability to work together to ensure their optimal dental care.

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Kimbrough M. Hornsby, D.D.S.

General Info - Born in Sanford, NC - Graduated from NC State University - Graduated from Emory University School of Dentistry.

Associations and Committees - American Dental Association - Virginia Dental Association - Tidewater Dental Association - Academy of General Dentistry - PSI Omega Dental Fraternity.

Notables - Advanced Clinical Program - Naval Dental Center, Norfolk, VA - United States Navy Dental Corps.

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Clara Y. Llodra, D.M.D., ABGD

General Info - Born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Miami, Florida. Graduated from University of Miami in 1980 – graduated from University of Florida College of Dentistry in 1985 – Fellowship, Periodontics, Naval Dental Center, Norfolk, VA in 1993 – Comprehensive Dentistry Residency National Naval Dental Center, Bethesda, MD in 2000 – MS in Oral Biology George Washington University, Washington, DC in 2000 – US Navy Dental Corps 1985-2007.

Associations and Committees - American Dental Association – Fellow, American Academy of General Dentistry – Diplomate, American Board of General Dentistry.

Interests - Golf, photography and gardening

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Robert N. Galbreath, D.D.S., M.S.

General Info - Born and raised in Richmond, VA. Attended George Mason University and VA Commonwealth University for undergraduate education. Graduate of MCV School of Dentistry 1998, Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency in FT Campbell, KY 1999, Graduate of University of Louisville Department of Orthodontics with Masters of Science in Oral Biology 2005, Chief of Orthodontics in FT Irwin, CA 2005-2007, Board Certified Specialist with the American Board of Orthodontics.

Associations and Committees - American Association of Orthodontists - Southern Association of Orthodontists - American Dental Association - Virginia Dental Association - Tidewater Dental Association - American Board of Orthodontics - World Federation of Orthodontists - College of Diplomats of the American Board of Orthodontics.

Interests - Water sports, boating, softball, basketball and volleyball.

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Lauren Brinkley Singor, D.D.S.

General Info - Born in Virginia Beach, VA and graduated from Kempsville High School - Graduate of Liberty University 2004 - Graduate of MCV School of Dentistry 2008.

Associations and Committees - Virginia Dental Association - American Dental Association.

Interests - Snow skiing and reading.

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Jillian Reynolds, D.D.S.

General Info - Dr. Reynolds is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist returning to Virginia. She grew up in Harrisonburg, VA in the Shenandoah Valley and after high school graduation attended West Virginia University, in Morgantown, WV. She continued her education at Virginia Commonwealth University where she earned her DDS. Following VCU, she moved to New York and completed the Pediatric Dentistry program at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.

She is trained to provide comprehensive dentistry to the well child as well as children that are medically compromised, developmentally disabled, or victims of trauma. Treatment may be provided with the use of Nitrous Oxide sedation or General Anesthesia at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters to address all levels of dental anxiety and cooperation.

Associations and Committees - Member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Virginia Dental Association and Tidewater Dental Association.

Personal Message - I am excited to become involved in our community and look forward to building a personal relationship with you in order to enable the best care for the children of Hampton Roads.

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Kristen Benes, D.D.S., M.S.

General Info - Born in Coventry, Rhode Island. Undergraduate education from University of Richmond. Graduated MCV/VCU Dental School in 2001. Graduated from the University of Oklahoma with an MS in Orthodontics in 2003. Practiced orthodontics in Arizona from 2003-2010.

Associations and Committees - American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Tidewater Dental Association.

Interests - Running, golf, crafting and spending time with my husband and daughters.

Personal Message - I’m happy to be back in Virginia after 10 years. It’s exciting to be given the opportunity to be a part of the wonderful team of dental professionals at LWSS. I look forward to creating beautiful smiles for families all over the Suffolk area.

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Scott Sachs, D.D.S.

General Info - Dr. Scott Sachs is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and also excited to return to the Hampton Roads area. Born and raised in Virginia Beach, he graduated Kempsville High School, the University of Virginia, and Virginia Commonwealth University, from which he earned his DDS degree. After dental school, Dr. Sachs committed three more years to advanced training and specialization in New York City—completing a one-year general dentistry residency at St. Barnabas Hospital and then completing a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at New York University, serving as a chief resident in his final year.

Dr. Sachs is trained to treat the following: all types of children, special-needs adults, those with disabilities, and trauma patients. In order to address all levels of cooperation or anxiety, treatment may take different forms: using nitrous oxide sedation in the dental office, or using general anesthesia at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters.

Associations and Committees
- Dr. Sachs is proud of his membership with the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Virginia Dental Association.

Personal Message - Having grown up with this dental practice—and working many summers chair-side or in the lab—from an early age, I knew I wanted to be a dentist. Additionally, with my genuine love of children and sports, I have a continued interest in both prevention and treatment of dental-related sports injuries. Good relationships are created with professionalism and trust; I welcome the opportunity to return and join a growing practice that commits to the highest standard of personalized dental care. I look forward to meeting your dental needs.

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Amen Alemayehu, D.D.S.

General Info - Born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Undergraduate degree from VCU School of Engineering- Graduated from VCU/MCV School of Dentistry in 2011.

Associations and Committees
- American Dental Association.

Interest - Cooking and Traveling
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Asha Wilson Artis, D.D.S.

General Info - Born in Savannah, Georgia - undergraduate degree from Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2005 – Research Technician II at Duke University Center for Human Genetics in Durham, North Carolina 2006-2007 – graduated from MCV/VCU School of Dentistry in 2011. Completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York 2012.

Associations and Committees
- American Dental Association.


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Dr. Elleni Kapoor, D.D.S.

General Info - Dr. Elleni Kapoor successfully became a Diplomate of the Northeast Regional Dental Boards after completing the requirements of the American Board of Dentistry. She completed her undergraduate and D.D.S degrees at The Ohio State University in her hometown Columbus,OH, and has remained a proud Buckeye fan ever since. Following graduation, she completed multiple apprenticeships in pediatric dentistry in Texas. After serving as lead dentist in a pediatric dental practice in Texas, Dr. Elleni continued on practicing in Rochester, Minnesota. Along with her extensive and diverse experience in pediatric dentistry, Dr. Elleni brings her enthusiasm and passion for working with children to this practice. Dr. Elleni's clinical expertise involves all aspects of pediatric dentistry, including care for the well child, developmentally disabled, and mentally handicapped patients, and the judicious provision of nitrous oxide sedation. She is conversational in English, Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi.

Associations and Committees
- Virginia Dental Association and American Dental Association.

Personal Message - Dr. Elleni is dedicated to making a difference in the Hampton Roads community by providing personalized, gentle care and insisting dental visits can be fun for kids of all ages. She is dedicated to providing her patients with quality pediatric dental care and looks forward to helping keep their smile through continued care into young adulthood. In her free time she loves spending time with her family, traveling, and enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and swimming.

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Marcus Sur, D.D.S.

General Info - Born in Seoul, Korea. Undergraduate education from Haverford College in 2007. Graduated from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in 2013. Completed General Practice Residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, NY in 2014.

Associations and Committees
- American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry.



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