Our Mission Statement

To educate each child with their parent(s) on how they can grow up with cavity free and straight teeth while never fearing the dentist.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Glen Shanock

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Glen Shanock known to most as Dr. Glen, has been the only pediatric dentist in Long Beach for more than 20 years. With over 26 years of experience in dentistry, his passion to educate children, parents and students only grows stronger. Dr. Glen’s Happy Teeth was established in 1995 and continues to be the preferred pediatric dentist in the area.

In addition to owning his own practice, Dr. Glen is the Assistant Director of the Pediatric Dental Department at Bellevue Hospital. He is also a Professor at the NYU College of Dentistry, lecturing and training pediatric dental residents in the use of the latest dental technologies. He performs full mouth reconstruction under general anesthesia in operating room settings.

He attended the New York University College of Dentistry where he earned his DDS degree and his Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Glen frequently takes continuing education courses, to ensure that your children with be treated with the most recent advances in dentistry. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Nassau County Dental Society.

Dr. Glen was named “The Most Jolly Fun Dentist” by oral health programs and policy by New York City. Dr. Glen was honored with the President’s Award for Volunteerism and Community Service. This award was given to him for his distinguished service and contribution to the New York University community.

When not providing oral health care to children or training others in pediatric dentistry, Dr. Glen enjoys traveling, cooking—especially baking—and spending time at home with his wife Lorena, in-laws & their dog Lolita.

Dr. Adam Cohen


Dr. Cohen received his bachelor’s degree from Colby College and continued his education at University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine earning his DMD degree. He was inducted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon honorary dental society and received several other academic and clinical awards during dental school. Dr. Adam Cohen completed his clinical specialty training and earned his orthodontic certificate at Rutgers University.

It was there where he met his wife Lori, who is also an orthodontist. He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Connecticut State Dental Society, Hartford Dental Society, New Britain Dental Society and Manchester Dental Society. To remain up-to-date on the latest technologies and treatment philosophies, Dr. Cohen continually attends lectures and seminars.

An avid sportsman, Dr. Cohen loves playing golf, tennis, and skiing. He has recently begun participating in half-marathons and enjoys following all the major sports teams in the Northeast area.

Dr. Cohen and his wife, Lori live in West Hartford with their two children, Blake and Tessa and their French bulldog Charlie. When they are away from the office you can find them staying busy in the community with Blake and Tessa and enjoying everything Connecticut has to offer!

Dr. Benny Tong

Adult/General Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Benny Tong is a General and Cosmetic Dentist. Born and raised in New York, Dr. Benny Tong has been actively practicing his passion for dentistry since graduating from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2014. He completed his postgraduate program as the Chief Resident at NYU-Winthrop University Hospital.

Dr. Benny believes in establishing an honest relationship with his patients in order to better treat their needs. His purpose is to educate and prevent thus leading to improve long term dental health. He frequently attends seminars and conferences to provide the best treatment options available to his patients.

Aside from private practice, Dr. Benny is an attending at NYU-Winthrop University Hospital, mentoring and training dental residents. When Dr. Benny has free time he enjoys basketball, biking, and snowboarding. Dr. Benny is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Nassau County Dental Society, and New York Dental Society.


Mailing Address

Dr. Glen's Happy Teeth
  120 W. Park Ave.— Suite 301,
  Long Beach,
  NY 11561


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Office Hours

Monday Closed - Except Emergencies
Tuesday 10:00 AM 08:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM 08:00 PM
Thursday 01:00 PM 08:00 PM
Friday 01:00 PM 08:00 PM
Saturday 08:00 AM 03:00 PM
Sunday Closed - Except Emergencies 24 hour Emergency Answering Service.
Hours Subject to Change