Meet the Team
We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.
We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
LPN/Patient Care Coordinator/Surgical and Dental Assistant
Maria attended Queens Hospital Center School of Nursing and has 40 years of patient care experience in nursing and dentistry. She truly cares about her patients and has excellent empathic energy that helps patients feel nurtured, comfortable and at ease during their visit.
In addition to being an LPN, she is certified in CPR/BLS, infection control, and Philips Zoom! Teeth Whitening. Maria works as a liaison between patients and their physicians obtaining medical information and pertinent lab values needed for dental care. She also brings her nursing experience chairside as a surgical and dental assistant.
During her free time, Maria spoils her four grandchildren and enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling.
Linda brings 20 years of dental hygiene experience to our office. She delivers quality dental care to patients and is responsible for evaluating their oral health and educating them about proper oral hygiene, and designs an appropriate daily home care routine for each patient. Her role is crucial in developing effective treatment plans to facilitates and/or maintain optimal oral and overall health.
As an experienced clinician. Linda is responsible for performing professional tooth cleaning, scraping hardened plaque (tarter), removing calculus deposits, taking digital X-rays, and investigating components that relate to the bone. A majority of her time is spent treating patients with periodontal issues. This includes periodontal charting, scaling and root planing, delivering placement of antibiotics locally as needed, and following up with the patient as their treatment continues. Her goal is to outline a treatment plan that will help her patients accomplish their health goals while encouraging them to complete their treatment plan so they can stay on track and continue their regular maintenance and cleaning schedule with the ultimate goal of providing the best oral health and overall health to her patients. Linda is CPR, infection control, and local anesthesia certified.
In her downtime, Lisa continues her on-going education to ensure she is delivering quality dental care to her patients. She also enjoys spending time with her four beautiful grandchildren, gardening, sewing, antiquing, and crafts.
Registered Dental Hygienist
As a graduate of SUNY Farmingdale, Lisa brings 30 years of experience in periodontal care. Lisa prides herself on the ability to relate to patients in a warm friendly manner, especially the apprehensive patient. She always has a cheerful demeanor and her main focus is on prevention. Lisa takes time to examine and explain each individualized treatment plan. Lisa keeps up to date with all the newest trends in dentistry by taking the latest continuing education courses.
Front Desk Receptionist
Casi is the face of our office and the first person to greet our patients. She is always happy to assist and answer any questions regarding dental insurance, payment, and treatment plans. Her goal is to ensure that your visit to our office is as stress-free as possible. She is capable of managing our front desk while being able to lend a hand in the back as well.
During her downtime, Casi enjoys spending time with her son and family.
Patient Care Coordinator/Dental Assistant
Elizabeth loves our patients. She spends a great amount of time assisting patients at chairside. In addition, she devotes time to addressing any patient concerns before, during, and after their visit. She loves dentistry and enjoys being able to provide optimal dental care for all patients. She works out of both office locations in order to support our team both chairside and administratively. She is constantly learning new ways to improve patient care.
When she is not helping create healthy smiles, she is studying, going to school, and spending time with her family.