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. 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.

Kaniel Pryntz-Nadworny

Office Manager

Kaniel Pryntz-Nadworny is a Rochester Native, who grew up in Brighton, NY. His career in dentistry started in Dental Assisting with Aspen Dental where he learned four-handed dentistry, then a small general dentistry office in Penfield, from there he managed a physical therapy office. After about a year of management on the medical side Kaniel was then asked to make the jump from the clinical side of dentistry to the administrational side and joined Finger Lakes Dental as an office manager.

He has two young children, and his hobbies include Aviation, Music, and Working out. He is most excited about the team spirit that exists in Finger Lakes Dental Care and has loved making an impact on the lives of our patients already

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 employee of Finger Lakes Dental in New York

Teri Howard

Registered Dental Hygienist

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.