Meet the Team at Finger Lakes Dental at Victor

Dr. Ali Ghorbani Gazar, dentist at Finger Lakes Dental

Dr. Ali Ghorbani Gazar


Dr. Ali Ghorbani Gazar received his DDS from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry. He then moved to Rochester for post-doctoral training and completed a two-year general practice residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center where he gained extensive training in various aspects of general dentistry.

Dr. Ali Sullivan


Dr. Ali Sullivan grew up in Central New York before her dental training and residency. Dr. Ali focuses on restorative and pediatric dentistry.

Dr. Kami Sobey, dentist at Finger Lakes Dental

Dr. Kami Sobey


Dr. Kami is a Canandaigua native, who completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University at Buffalo and now serves patients at Finger Lakes Dental in Canandaigua, Palmyra, and Victor, NY.

ryanne sak office manager of finger lakes dental at victor

Ryanne Sak

Office Manager

Ryanne has a broad knowledge of many different skills (over 18 years customer experience). She joined the Finger Lakes Dental Care team in October 2022 at our Victor office as office manager. Ryanne has a naturally positive attitude and warm demeanor and is excited to cultivate strong relationships with staff and the Victor community.

Outside of work, Ryanne relishes the quiet country life with her animals and her highschool sweetheart husband she married in 2012. She enjoys making anything and everything whether it be a painting, crocheting a blanket or making homemade salsa with veggies from her backyard garden.

Aleta Covey

Registered Dental Hygienist

Aleta joined our team in September 2019. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from The College at Brockport in 2015, then went on to Dental Hygiene School at Monroe Community College. Aleta began practicing dental hygiene in 2016 and is certified in Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide administration. She has enthusiasm for her profession that is unwavering. She is committed to her patients, gentle and kind.

Outside of work Aleta enjoys baking, spending time with her family and her dog Ellie.

Teri Howard

Teri Howard

Dental Assistant

Teri brought her 30+ years of experience to Finger Lakes Dental when she joined the team in 2017. Teri has been trained in many aspects of dentistry including cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, sedation dentistry & orthodontics. She continues to take many hours of continuing education & is CPR certified.

When she isn’t working, Teri enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff and their blended family of 7 children & grand babies! Teri & Jeff also enjoy working out, hiking, walking their 2 dogs and spending time in their Florida home.

shannon mcgaugh

Shannon McGaugh

Client Relations

Shannon is excited to be the first person to welcome patients into the Victor office! With 6 years of customer service experience, they are stoked to be joining the dental field and learning as much as they can at Finger Lakes Dental Care. Beyond the office, Shannon splits their time between being a puppy parent, a musician, an artist, and an adventurer! They can always be caught humming along to the rocking playlists in the office or spilling random facts about anything. Stop in to say hello to the cryptid behind the front desk!