Our Practice

Our mission is to provide friendly, professional and complete dental services that encourage our patients to take an active role in caring for their teeth and gums. In our warm environment, you will find that our staff is extremely approachable and helpful throughout your entire visit.

Columbia Dental Associates P.C. has been providing dental care for the Hudson Valley area for more than 40 years.  Conveniently located 20 miles south of Albany in historic Columbia County, we are here to provide dental care for ages 2 through 99+ years old.

We offer extended hours to allow your dental visit to be convenient for your specific schedule.

Monday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm (only 2 a month)

We participate with many dental insurance groups and will process your claims for your convenience.

We offer 5% discount for pay at time patients using cash or check and 2% pay at time using credit/debit cards.

Our staff: (Biographies on Gallery page)


Dr. Miriam Schneider owner providing dental care at Columbia Dental for 20+ years

Dr. Robert Lustbader retired from his own practice and working at Columbia Dental 2 days a week.


ENDODONTICS:  Dr. Bernard Goldman - retiring from our office October 1,2020

ORTHODONTICS: Dr. Stuart Kraut - retiring from our office December 31, 2020



 Our dental assistants and front office staff are here to help you with general information, appointing and billing.


Contact Us

We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. Please call our office or use the quick contact form below.