Our Team

Lisa

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

Surgical Assistant

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

 

Michelle

Surgical Assistant, Clinical Team Leader

Hometown: Redondo Beach, CA

“I love dentistry because I love helping patients achieve their oral rehabilitation goals, and guiding them from the consultation process thru the surgical and restorative treatment phases. “

Favorite Five:

Book: Death in the Afternoon by Ernest Hemingway Music/Band: Anything Prince or Glass Animals Movie: 007 No Time to Die Restaurant: A’verde Cocina and Tequila Library in Cary Athlete: Kobe Bryant and Phillip Rivers

Janet

Financial Coordinator

Hometown:  Rockland County, NY

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

Favorite Five:

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

Marina

Patient Care Coordinator

Hometown:  Durham, NC

“I love dentistry because helping others love their smile is truly the best feeling. I love being on a team that is so passionate about helping our patients with so many aspects of their dental care.”

Favorite Five:

Movie: Harry Potter  College Sports Team: Duke  Restaurant: Mateo  Food: Sushi  TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy
 

Cloria   

Dental Assistant

Hometown:  Durham, NC

“I love the busy aspect of dentistry, seeing patients satisfied in completion of treatment, and their genuine responses makes me happy and keeps me wanting to help.”

Favorite Five:

Book:  It’s Not All Downhill from Here by Terry McMillan  Dessert:  Strawberry Shortcake  Restaurant:  Benihana  Movie:  Pretty Woman  College Sports Team:  Duke