Dr. Fainman practiced dentistry since 2008, prior to establishing Indian Rock Dental, Dr Fainman worked in several private dental offices in New York metropolitan area and Connecticut. During this time, she has gained ample experience in cosmetic and general dentistry.Dr Fainman is practicing conservative dentistry; the goal is to preserve healthy tooth structure for a lifetime. It is minimally invasive model of treatment. The aim is to respect and preserve existing healthy tooth structure while restoring it to proper function and esthetics.
Dr. Fainman graduated from City University of New York, Brooklyn College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.
She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the New York University College of Dentistry (NYU) one of the nation’s top and oldest dental schools. NYU taught Dr. Fainman innovative, cutting edge dentistry, it has the country's prestigious professors. NYU also taught Dr. Fainman top clinical skills in all aspects of general dentistry, from restorative dentistry to oral surgery. As an NYU dental student, she participated in a local outreach program. She went out in mobile care van throughout New York City, and provided dental care to public school children in underserved areas, and local senior citizen centers.
Following dental school she completed rigorous residency program at Maimonides Medical Center. The wealth of knowledge that she acquired in a residency program was instrumental in improving her clinical skills. Dr. Fainman performed many complex procedures, she has done rotations throughout the hospital clinics; pediatric operating room, anesthesia rotation in OR, and hospitals emergency department. Some of the areas where she broadened her skills were; implants, periodontal surgery, endodontic, oral surgery, restorative, pediatric dentistry, and sedation.
In addition to practicing in New York metropolitan area, Dr. Fainman continued the education and training by attending numerous post-graduate courses, she has completed a Mini-Residency Program at the Dental Implant Center at Montefiore Medical Center. The program thought dental planning the implant treatment, implant diagnosis, impant surgical procedures. It covered covered bone grafting, implant site management, successful treatment of compromised sites and complications.
When Dr. Rachel Fainman is not in the dental office, she spends time with her husband and three daughters. She enjoys going to movies, traveling, hiking, biking and cooking.