Mission Statement

Here at the Smile Zone our doctors and staff strive to foster a friendly, positive, professional, family oriented dental office environment. We are committed to maintaining the highest ethical, moral and professional dental standards possible. We will always treat every patient with respect and in a caring, concerned, and empathetic manner regardless of the situation.


At The Smile Zone, we understand that choosing a dentist office for you and your family to visit is an important decision. We'd like to share with you a little bit of information about who we are, and why we know you'll find that choosing us as your primary dental provider will afford you high-quality, state-of-the-art family dentistry within a receptive and caring environment. We look forward to shaping a healthy partnership. One thing that we look to achieve with our website is to give our patients an additional extension of our care. When we put together our website, we attempted to provide our patients with information pertaining to general and family dentistry, dental and tooth care, dental procedures, sedation dentistry and cosmetic dentistry treatments. We want to do our best to inform our patients as much as we can, so that they can make the best decisions when it comes to their own dental health. Please use our website to learn more about our doctors and staff, office hours, insurance information, how to make an appointment, maps, directions to our dentist office in Albany, NY and contact information.

Our licensed dentist office in Albany, NY is conveniently located near surrounding towns such as Colonie and Latham, NY. Our staff works hand in hand with our patients so that they can have a beautiful smile and we can help them maintain their gums, teeth and overall dental health. We really take the time with our patients to fully explain the treatment options available and inform them of additional preventative care. Whether you are just in need of a routine cleaning and exam or are looking to learn more about the type of cosmetic dentistry procedures we perform, our staff would be happy to help. We take pride in being a trusted source for family dentistry, sedation dentistry and other dental services in the Albany, Colonie and Latham, NY area. Contact our trusted team of doctors today to discuss your oral health needs or to schedule an appointment!

Emergency Dental Services

If you are experiencing a true dental emergency and it is after our normal business hours please call our emergency service line and one of our doctors will contact you shortly.

(518) 218-6874


Had serious pain and was able to get appt. Next day. Professional staff and doctor explained everything that was being done and suggestions made for future plan.

I always avoided going to my last couple dentists. They always gave me bad news that I needed extreme dental work. I went for My initial dental appointment with Tia and she walked me through everything she was doing and explained everything in detail. She settled my nerves and told me I didn’t need all the work a previous dentist told me. My experience was amazing and I felt very comfortable and informed when my…

Have been going to smilezone for 10 years and it’s always been the best experience. I love all the hygeniests and dentist there and the office staff is great too. Now my husband and 2 children go and love it too.

Have always hated the dentist - but love the Smile Zone - they make me feel comfortable, are always pleasant and know me by name. Their friendly and competent service has made me a "compliant" patient now! That is a HUGE accomplishment. I have referred my friends! Even the office staff is so very nice, helpful and even share a dab of lotion. I will continue going because of this great group of people!

I am very happy with the kind and professional treatment that I receive at the Smile Zone. Veronica is an excellent Dental Hygienist who always make me feel at ease when I am receiving services. I have had numerous bad experiences in the past with other practices, but I actually look forward to going to the Smile Zone. I am also very happy with the dental implant that Dr. Schumer performed. I highly recommend the…

I was very saddened to find out that Patti was no longer part of the Smile Zone Staff. Since nobody would say that she had gone work for another Dentist , anyone asked had the same uniform answer that she was no longer with us, one could only add two and two and conclude she left with hard feelings.. I had never met Veronica before, but I soon felt that I had known her for…

Had my six month check up. They took time to review my clinical information and history. Very thorough and eased any concerns I had.

Had a cracked front tooth, which was sensitive they took me within hours. Dr.Shannon was excellent. Receptionist is so friendly and helpful. Believe me before the holiday I’m glad they could fix the tooth.

Great place to visit for all your dental needs. I have been a patient there for many years and have always had a positive experience.

Have been going to the Smile Zone for sometime now. Always pleasant staff, and I am always comfortable in the chair.

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Office Hours

  • Mon - Thurs: 7:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Friday: 8:00AM – 1:00PM
  • Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

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Scheduling Appointments

Your initial scheduled visit to our office will usually be a comprehensive assessment including a dental prophylaxis, x-rays and an examination. Our reception desk will coordinate all subsequent appointments at the most convenient time possible for you. For more information on scheduling appointments, feel free to contact us!

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Office Information

  • Address: 576 Sand Creek Rd. Albany, NY 12205
  • Phone: 518-869-5348
  • Fax: 518-869-0417

Office Hours

  • Mon - Thurs: 7:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Friday: 8:00AM – 1:00PM
  • Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED