AboutHudson Valley Pediatric Dentistry

As a pediatric dental office, our practices specializes in comprehensive dental care for all children including those who may have special needs. At Hudson Valley Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Geri-Lynn Waldman is able to treat kids from infancy to teens with customized care to meet their needs. At Hudson Valley Pediatric Dentistry, our team strives to establish a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere to help our patients relax. By building a trusting relationship with patients and their parents/guardians.

This way the child will be eager to continue good oral healthcare at home and in the future. With regular oral health checkups and cleanings, we will also be able to catch the early signs of dental issues and recommend treatment. We also provide special needs dentistry to our patients. Call us to learn more today.

Meet The Doctor

Geri-Lynn Waldman, DDS

Dr. Geri-Lynn Waldman graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Colorado where she received her BA in psychology. After undergraduate school, she worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for two years doing research in the field of immunology. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in 2000. Following dental school, she completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ (now Rutgers University). During her residency, she received specialized training in all areas of pediatric dentistry including sedation and working with children of special needs.

Dr. Geri is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Academy of Laser Dentistry, American Dental Association and the 9th District Dental Association. She has been elected as a “Favorite Doctor” by her patients in Hudson Valley Parent Magazine for the past 4 years. She has also been recognized by her peers as one of Hudson Valley Magazine’s “Top Dentists” since 2009.

Dr. Geri enjoys working with children and strives to provide the best quality dental care in a fun, child-friendly atmosphere that put children at ease. Her goal is to create positive dental experiences at a young age so that children continue to feel comfortable going to the dentist into adulthood.

When Dr. Geri isn’t in the office caring for young smiles she is spending time with her husband and two boys skiing, traveling, hiking, playing with her four dogs and doing yoga.

Meet The Hygienists
Meet the Hygenists


Dental Hygienist

Kalean received her dental hygiene degree from SUNY Broome. She worked in pediatrics dental assisting prior to getting her degree. Kalean has always known that she wanted to work with kids and she strives to make sure kids have a positive experience getting their teeth cleaned. She’s happiest when she can change the way your child feels about going to the dentist and when they leave with a big smile on their face. When Kalean is not at work you can find her spending time with her family, traveling in their camper, hiking and skiing.


Dental Hygienist

Suzanne started as a dental assistant and continued her education in dental hygiene. She has worked in the pediatric field for over 27 years. You will find that she is compassionate, able to put her patients at ease and ensures a positive dental experience. In her spare time, she loves being with her family, friends and snuggling with her two dogs.


Dental Hygienist

Madelin joined HVPD this year and has been a great addition to our team. She graduated from Hostos Community College in 2005. Madelin has over 10 years of experience in a pediatric dentistry setting. She is very passionate about her work and loves working with special needs kids. One of her favorite parts about this position is being able to help nervous patients and see the amazing transformation.

At home, Madelin is married with three kids with whom she enjoys spending most of her time. As a family, they like to spend most of their time doing sports activities, cooking, and traveling. Madelin also enjoys reading, working out, yoga, and traveling.

Meet The Front Office Administrators
Meet The Front Office Administrators


Office Manager

Kimmie graduated from Pickens Technical College in 2012 as a dental assistant and is a member of the National Technical Honor Society. Kimmie has experience working as a pediatric dental assistant for over 11 years and was promoted to Office Manager in 2019. Kimmie has a love for children and excels at going the extra mile to make sure the patients have a great experience. She feels the best reward is when the children leave with a smile on their faces. When not working with Dr. Geri, she enjoys dirt track racing, traveling, and spending time with her husband Aaron, and 2 children Cooper and Callie.


Front Office Administrator

Sage has been in the dental field for over ten years. She attended Rockland Community College for photography but quickly moved her attention to the dental field. Soon following Sage decided to get her dental assisting certification from the Dental Training Auxiliary Center in Wappingers Falls, NY. She started as a dental assistant where she quickly became passionate about dentistry. Sage has played several roles in the dental field and has appreciated each one. Sage loves seeing children get excited about taking care of their teeth and leaving the office with a smile on their face! The children always win her heart. Sage is always happy to help you with new patient forms, scheduling, insurance verification, and going above and beyond to help every patient that she can. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, curling up with a good book, taking photos and spending time with her cat Isaac. Sage is family orientated and enjoys spending time in her hometown of Warwick.

Meet The Dental Assistants

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