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Dentist in Beacon, NY


Dr. Cruz-McLeod received his Bachelor’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.  From there he attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now known as Rutgers School of Dental Medicine) and completed a General Practice Residency at Kings County Hospital Center in his hometown of Brooklyn, New York.  During his residency, Dr. Cruz-McLeod encountered hundreds of clients with various dental phobias. He has dedicated himself to implementing gentle and efficient techniques to dispel these fears. Dr. Tony Cruz- McLeod’s favorite procedures are esthetic cases, (Invisalign, Veneers, Gold inlays and onlays, etc.) and Pediatric Dentistry.

Outside of dentistry, he enjoys exercising, coaching local football and basketball teams, and spending time with family and friends.   Since relocating to the Hudson Valley, Dr. Cruz-McLeod enjoys visiting local landmarks and experiencing everything the area has to offer.


Amy has been a hygienist for almost 20 years at this office.

She has been married for about 20 years as well. Amy is the proud mother of three amazing children whom bring her joy daily. When not in the office, Amy spends her time either at a dance studio, a ball field, or within the comfort of her home. Amy loves spending time with her family and friends, being on the beach, and warm sunny days.


Dinene has been a Dental Hygienist since 1989 and has been practicing part time in this office since 2006.  She received her Dental Hygiene Anesthesia License in 2004 which allows her to administer nitrous oxide and local anesthesia.  Dinene is very excited to work alongside a great team under Dr. Cruz’s direction.

Dinene has been married to Patrick for over 22 years and their daughter will be entering her second year of college.  In her spare time she enjoys watching and playing baseball, especially with her New York Yankee family.  During the summer months, you can find Dinene tending to her garden.


Trista has been working in the dental field for over 5 years. She is excited to be a part of a wonderful family here at Bright smiles of Beacon.

Trista is a busy mom of four children and three fur-babies - a puppy and two cats. She loves spending time with her family, being silly with them and watching them grow.  Trista also enjoys baking, playing board games, going on road trips and having fun. She mostly enjoys being spontaneous and creative.


Terry has been a dental assistant for over 20 years.  Terry is a people person and loves working with and learning about our patients.

In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, biking, hiking, entertaining guests and spending time with her husband and three children.

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Dentist in Beacon, NY

Bright Smiles of Beacon

(845) 831-6720

616 Route 52
Beacon, NY 12508

Tuesday: 7AM to 4PM
Wednesday: 8AM to 6PM
Thursday: 9AM to 3:30PM
Friday: 8:30AM to 1PM

Bright Smiles of Beacon
616 ROUTE 52
BEACON, NY 12508
(845) 831-6720