Meet the Doctors

Svetlana (Lana) Barats, D.M.D.

Dr. Barats graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Dental School in 2000, followed by a residency in general dentistry at the university, where she taught and received advanced training in prosthetics, endodontics, surgery and cosmetic reconstruction.

Before coming to the United States, Lana completed dental school at the University of Perm, Russia, graduating with high honors. She also donated her time treating underserved people in Russia and children in public schools, and published a book used in pre-school and kindergartens to teach dental health and hygiene.

While pursuing her dental education in Russia, Lana was trained as a classical pianist, graduating from the Perm School of Music.

She is a longstanding and active member in the American Dental Association, American General Dentistry Association and the local dental society.

Lana's husband (Lev) is an Internal Medicine physician in Albany. They both reside in Bethlehem with their two beautiful children, and enjoy activities together, such as Girl Scouts, tennis, biking and just spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Stone

Nicoleta Stone D.D.S.

Dr. Nicoleta Stone is a transplant from Dallas, TX where she graduated cum laude from the University of Texas at Dallas with a major in Biology, and minor in Business Administration. She then went on to attend dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. While there, she took part in the Teaching Honors program and was awarded the Triple E award. Afterwards, she moved to Albany where she completed her general practice residency at Ellis Hospital.

Nicoleta is newly married and lives in the Albany metropolis with her two wonderful dogs. She is an avid reader and loves the outdoors.

Dr. Stone is a also member of American Dental Association, New York State Dental Society, Fourth District Dental Society, Hispanic Dental Association, Christian Medical Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry.

We would like to welcome Dr. Stone to our practice. She looks forward to serve our community and provide quality dental care to our patients.