Meet The Doctors

Dr. Steven Grossman, DDS

Dr. Steve Grossman, PADA Dental Associates, has proudly served the pediatric and adolescent population for the last 40 years. As a trained pediatric dentist with extensive orthodontic experience, he has helped to bring an ideal of preventive oral health and early recognition of growth and development to the upper east and upper west side of Manhattan. Educated at New York University School of Dentistry with a dental degree and post graduate training in both pediatric and orthodontics, Dr. Grossman continues to strive to bring the most current ideology and techniques that apply to prevention and interceptive treatment.

Dr. Grossman maintains admitting and teaching privileges at Lenox Hill Hospital, and formerly spent 30 years working with and teaching pediatric residents at Bellevue Hospital.

PADA is also thrilled to have Dr. Jessica Barzideh and Dr. Jacqueline Dikansky, both Pediatric dentist as part of our practice.

Dr. Grossman, along with his wife, has raised two sons in NYC and enjoys his new passion for tennis and cooking.

Dr. Jessica Barzideh

Dr. Jessica Barzideh is a pediatric dentist who believes in creating a fun and caring environment for her patients. She is a graduate of Temple University, where she earned her dental degree. She advanced her skills by completing a residency in pediatric dentistry at NYU Lutheran Medical Center.

Dr. Barzideh recognizes that children may not be completely comfortable with visiting a dentist. Hence, she endeavors to make dental visits a low-stress experience with minimal discomfort. She understands that kids need to be examined and treated in ways that help them relax and cooperate. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.

Dr. Jacqueline Dikansky

Board Certfied Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Jacqueline Dikansky is a board certified pediatric dentist. She is a native of Brooklyn, NY and completed both her undergraduate and graduate education at New York University. Dr. Dikansky graduated dental school with honors in pediatric dentistry. She also received the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Predoctoral Student Award, given to a single senior student who shows the most promise in pediatric dentistry. After receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, she completed an additional 2 year specialty training program in pediatric dentistry at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Finally, Dr. Dikansky passed written and oral exams to become a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the highest distinction available in the field.


Dr. Dikansky takes pride in ensuring her young patients are comfortable throughout their dental appointments. Her goal is to have each child leave the office feeling proud, accomplished, and excited to return. She accomplishes this by providing compassionate, patient, and personalized care - just what a child needs!

Office Location

  • New York
  • 1136 5th Avenue #1-D
  • New York, New York
  • 10128
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  • Call: (212) 876-7408