Dr. Gen Ohkawa, DDS, FICOI

Dr. Gen Ohkawa obtained his DDS degree from Stony Brook University’s School of Dental Medicine where he was the recipient of the prestigious Esthetic Dentistry Award.  He continued his training at the Weill Cornell Medical Center at New York Hospital of Queens.   Upon completion of advanced training in dental implants and restorations he was awarded a Fellowship by the International College of Oral Implantologists (FICOI).

Dr. O’s passion has always been to provide a comfortable, friendly atmosphere where each patient is treated as family.  In his free time, he enjoys jogging, going to the gym, reading and spending time with his wife and two children.

Our Saugerties Staff

At Hudson Valley Dentistry, we select only the best of the best to serve our patients and their families. All of our staff members are friendly, knowledgeable, and highly proficient in their office duties. Should you have any questions or concerns before, during or after a visit to our Saugerties dentist, do not hesitate to visit with one of our staff members. They are readily standing by to address your needs.

CJ Pusateri
Registered Dental Hygienist
I was born and raised in Greene County. I fell in love with dentistry early in my life and earned my degree in Dental Hygiene from Hudson Valley Community College in 1992. I have been with Hudson Valley Dentistry since 1995. I have advanced training in periodontal treatment and maintenance and I continue my education in striving to achieve optimal oral health with each of my patients.



Alida Palazzolo
Registered Dental Hygienist
I graduated from Hudson Valley Community College at the top of my class with awards in excellence in preventative dentistry. I was born in Ulster County and currently reside in New Paltz with my husband and 2 children. As a life-long healthcare professional, I’ve dedicated my focus to overall health and have recognized how oral care plays an integral role in fulfilling this for every individual. I strive to ensure the most personal care plan for all my patients to help achieve their goals.



Sonya Vojnik
Dental Assistant
I have many years of experience as a dental assistant and office manager. I love the often light and friendly atmosphere we encourage in our office. But I also sympathize strongly with some people’s fear of the dental chair and feel fortunate to work for a dentist who shows concern and care for our patients.



Katie Henderson
Office Manager
I have worked in the dental field as a dental assistant/office manager for about 30 years. I enjoy what I do and pride myself in the excellent service we provide as a dental office.



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