Golan Family Dentistry

Meet Our Staff

Our Mission

Golan Family Dentistry strives to provide the most pleasant dental experience possible,through integration of the latest in technology, we provide beautiful, functional, and long-lasting dentistry while keeping discomfort and fear to a minimum. Our commitment to preventative dentistry separates Golan Family Dentistry from the overwhelming majority of the dental community, and provides our patients with ways to reduce the amount of dental work they need to have done over their lifetime.


Marshall Golan, DDS founder of Golan Family Dentistry 38 years ago, offers the community the best in family care, cosmetic dentistry, implants, orthodontics, and periodontics. He is a 37-year Attending at the North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) Dental Clinic in Manhasset, New York. He supervises dental residents in the Special Care Dentistry clinic. Dr. Golan is certified in Forensic Dentistry, Implants, Cosmetic Dentistry and TMJ disorder.

Dr. Golan completed a residency in Oral Surgery at Harlem Hospital. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Columbia University School of Dental Surgery. He also has a Bachelor degree in Science from New York University. Dr. Golan is a member in good standing with the American Dental Association, Dental Society of New York, Nassau County Dental Society, Alpha Omega Honor Society and Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Golan established Golan Family Dentistry in 1971. He is proud to be in practice with his son, Dr. Howard Golan.


Howard Golan, DDS partnered with his father in 1998. He graduated from the University Of Michigan School Of Dentistry and completed a general practice residency at North Shore University Hospital in New York. Dr. Howard Golan also trained two years in the Implant Surgery and Advanced Prosthetic Fellowship Program at NSUH.

In 2004, Dr. Howard Golan received a Mastership Certification from the World Clinical Laser Institute and utilizes the laser for procedures whenever possible. He lectures and teaches laser-assisted dentistry throughout the United States and Canada. Dr. Howard Golan is the co-founder of the Center for Laser Education and is a faculty member with the World Clinical Laser Institute. Dr. Howard Golan is founder and leader of the Laser Assisted Dentistry program at North Shore University Hospital, supervising clinical training of dental residents.

Dr. Howard is a graduate of the Alleman-Deliperi Center for Biomimetic Dentistry and is committed to providing Tooth Conserving Dentistry for his patients.

In 2007 Dr. Howard Golan also graduated from Concord Law School, Los Angeles, California and is a member of the California Bar.


Deborah A. Furman, RDH is a licensed dental hygienist for the last 22 years. She is also licensed to provide anesthesia and nitrous oxide. Ms. Furman graduated from CUNY Tech in Brooklyn, New York Institute. She is knowledgeable in all phases of patient care including sealants for children, adults with periodontal issues, bleaching, and the latest cavity risk assessment. She is also trained in laser technologies.



Dental Assistants are trained in the latest in dental aspects and techniques. They help Drs. Golan and Hygienist Debbie provide clean, comfortable treatment while the patient is in the dental chair.




Maria Netz, Office Manager is available to help patients with the payment and insurance process as well as planning visits to Golan Family Dentistry. She has been a member of Golan Family Dentistry for almost 20 years and is well versed in the protocols and policies of insurance companies.