Dual Arc Dental

Meet Our Team

Dr. Diana Kukleris, DDS

Dr. Diana KuklerisDDS

Dr.Diana Kukleris was born in Lithuania. Her dental education started at Kaunas University of Medicine Faculty of Odontology in 1997. Studies at Kaunas University of Medicine Faculty of Odontology culminated in a degree of Doctor Odonthologist. After that Dr. Kukleris finished her dental residency at a public polyclinic Dental department in the city of Kaunas. There she obtained professional qualification of General Practice Doctor Odontologist. In 2003 she started to practice dentistry in a private clinic in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.

In 2004 Dr. Diana Kukleris relocated to the United States with her husband and daughter. The family was blessed with a second daughter, and for a few years she dedicated herself to raising her two daughters and caring for her family. While raising two little girls she continued studying and pursuing her dreams. In order to receive license to practice dentistry in the United States she had to go back to a dental school again. Preparation for an American dental school required a lot of patience and hard work, but nothing is impossible if you believe.

In 2011 Dr. Diana Kukleris graduated from the NYU College of Dentistry and obtained the degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. During the years at NYU College of Dentistry Dr. Diana Kukleris was a member of the Esthetic Dentistry Honors Program. She had the privilege of learning from Dr. John Calamia - the director of the program. Dr.Calamia was a pioneer and inventor of porcelain dental veneers. Dr.Diana Kukleris completed several cosmetic treatments with veneers. Her work was selected to be presented in NYU Esthetics Grand rounds and included in Dr.Calamia’s presentation at New York Greater Dental Meeting in 2012.

Dr.Diana Kukleris during her studies at NYU College of Dentistry was a member of a Periodontics club.

She also received Ethics and Professionalism award by New York State Dental Association. Doctor Kukleris is happy to serve her patients on a strong moral and honest foundation.

 

Dr. Alvydas Kukleris, DDS

Dr. Alvydas KuklerisDDS

Dr. Alvydas Kukleris has an extensive amount of education and experience in the field of dentistry. His dental education and interest began in Lithuania, where he earned his Doctorate in Dental Science (DDS) from the Kaunas University of Medicine Faculty of Odontology in 2001. He then completed his General Practice Residency in 2002 and served as a general practice dentist in Vilnius, Lithuania until 2004. It was also during this time that he took part in the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Prosthodontics at Kaunas University.

Dr. Alvydas Kukleris relocated to the United States in late 2004, quickly enlisting as a Personnel Specialist in the US Navy. After spending Christmas, New Year's Eve and Valentines day in naval boot camp, Dr. Kukleris was enrolled in the US Navy's personnel specialist school, finishing at the top of his class. He proudly served in the Navy until 2009, receiving an honorable discharge as a Personnel Specialist Second Class (E5).

During his time in the Navy, Dr. Alvydas Kukleris received his Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS) degree from Trident University International (TUI), graduating Summa Cum Laude. He then went on to earn his DDS from the NYU College of Dentistry in May 2012, graduating as Valedictorian of his class.  

Dr. Alvydas Kukleris has received multiple honors throughout his scholastic career, including memberships in the NYU College of Dentistry Periodontics Club and the reception of the Alpha Omega International Fraternity Award for obtaining the highest scholastic average in his class. He has volunteered his time and expertise for many nonprofit organizations, including  the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, the American Cancer Society and more. He is currently a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and the American Dental Association (ADA).