Meet Our Dentists

The team of dentists at our Brewster, NY, practice makes sure you receive the best care in the utmost comfort. We consider ourselves a family dentistry practice because our patients become family. Each of our dentists has a unique specialty, which makes it possible for us to provide each member of your family with precisely the care they need. The surest way to achieve and maintain healthy teeth and gums for a lifetime is to establish a relationship of care with dentists you trust. The dentists at Putnam Dental want to be your family's source for exceptional dentistry.


Carl F. Ern, DDS

Dr. Ern opened Putnam Dental in 1997. He has been practicing for over 35 years. He has more than 1,000 hours of advanced continuing education in the areas of porcelain veneers, endodontics, CEREC® restorations, implant, and oral surgery. He believes that continuing education is essential to providing his patients with the best care possible.

Dr. Ern is an active member of his community, and enjoys giving back by serving on mission trips to treat patients in need overseas. He is a New York City marathon runner who also enjoys gardening and photography. Dr. Ern is married with two sons and serves as Parish Council President.

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“Our dentists' diverse talents allow us to provide comprehensive care.”

Vincent M. Cafarelli, DMD

Dr. Cafarelli attended Manhattan College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology/Pre-Med. Dr. Cafarelli received his DMD in 2001 from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He then returned home to New York to attend a year-long residency at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, where he eventually became licensed to practice sedation in 2004. In addition to sedation, he is also highly skilled with dental implants.

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Dr. Nick M. Mobilia, DDS

Dr. Nick M. Mobilia, DDS

Dr. Nick M. Mobilia has been practicing dentistry for over 28 years, and is quite literally at the forefront of introducing new clinical applications in dentistry. A well-known industry expert and national speaker, Dr. Mobilia has been asked to consult for some of the most prestigious dental organizations in the world.

His clinical philosophy is geared to providing optimal health and well-being through customized quality comprehensive care and professional excellence. Continually pursuing the highest level of care and excellence through continuing education, personal team growth and bringing practical innovations and enhancements that benefits patients, Dr. Mobilia belongs to numerous professional affiliations and also maintains a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Mobilia is very active in the dental community as he belongs to numerous professional affiliations.

Contact our office today to schedule an appointment to meet our caring team. We look forward to serving you and your family for years to come.


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