Our Team


Lisa McNamara

Office Liaison, Administrative Team Leader

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

“What I love about dentistry is the relationships that I have formed and watching their transformations while they are achieving dental health.”

Favorite Five

Band: Fleetwood Mac, Book: Charlotte’s Web, TV Show: The Office, Movie: Dirty Dancing,                              Dessert: Chocolate Ice Cream


Karen Hazz

Surgical Assistant, Clinical Team Leader

Hometown:  Smithtown, NY

“I love dentistry because I enjoy the diverse range of responsibilites, the ability to help others become healthy, and always learning something new.”

Favorite Five:

Food: Spanish/Latin, Dessert: Crème Brulee, Restaurant: Chef’s Palette, Music: Dance,                                TV Show: Friends reruns


April Buompane

Dental Hygienist

Hometown: Wabash, IN

“I love dentistry because I can educate my patients on how to make changes to improve their health.”

Favorite Five:

Book: The China Study, Food: Sushi Rolls, Restaurant: JuJu, Dessert: Dark Chocolate,                                   Movie: While You Were Sleeping


Lisa Waters

Dental Hygienist

Hometown: Cary, NC

“What I like most about dentistry is the relationship I have with my patients and being able to educate and help them with their oral health.”

Favorite Five:

Dessert: Anything chocolate, TV Show: This is Us, Music/Band: Country, Luke Bryan,                                 Movie: The Blind Side, College Sports Team: UNC



Janet Tersy

Financial Coordinator

Hometown:  Rockland County, NY

“What I love most about dentistry:  Our patients!  I truly enjoy greeting our patients every day and making sure everyone is happy and comfortable.”

Favorite Five:

Dessert: Cannoli, Food: Mediterranean, Restaurant: Vivace, Book: Historical Fiction,                                      Movie: The Blind Side


Sherie Gonzalez Saavedra

Insurance and Schedule Coordinator

Hometown: Mineola, NY

“What I love about dentistry: I love the day to day interactions with patients, making them feel comfortable and at ease.”

Favorite Five:

Food: Chicken Marsala, Dessert: Tiramisu, TV Show: Game of Thrones, Music/Band: Maroon 5,             Movie: Fried Green Tomatoes


Caitlin Flynn

Surgical Assistant

Hometown: FL

“I love dentistry because I love the interaction with patients, learning about them, and helping to make the dental experience as comfortable as I can.”

Favorite Five:

TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy, Movie: The Notebook, Pro Sports Teams: Atlanta Braves and Dallas Cowboys, Restaurant: Sushi Iwa, Dessert: Cheesecake


Jessica Autry

Surgical Assistant

Hometown: Autryville, NC

“I love dentistry because I love being a part of a patient’s transformation. Helping people is the best part of my job.”

Favorite Five:

Book: The Giving Tree, Music/Band: Wild Stallyns, Movie: Steel Magnolias, Pro Sports Team: Philadelphia Eagles “Go Birds”, Athlete: Robert Boucher Jr.