Meet our Amazing Team: Our Experienced, Caring, and Compassionate Team

We believe we have something extraordinary here at Atlantic Pediatric Dentistry; a team that is passionate about providing quality dental treatment to all children and adolescents in a caring and compassionate environment.

Our Team are highly specialized in their fields and love what they do, and we have no doubt that both our patients and their parents will notice, from the minute they step in our office.

Administrative Staff

Administrative Staff in Little Silver, NJ


Laura is an administrative assistant in our office and has been with our team for over 30 years! She holds a wealth of knowledge in scheduling patient appointments, presenting treatment plans, and explaining treatment costs to our patients families. Her ability to maintain a smoothly operating business office is a credit to her professionalism.


Michele is the newest member of our team. She has completed courses in dental assisting. She is a key member of our administrative team. Whether she is assisting with patient care in the back or helping a parent check-in, check out, and insurance needs. Michele always has a pleasant and friendly demeanor. Michele has quickly become an important part of our office family since 2018.  Michele loves working out and taking care of her parents. and her dog.

Dental Assistants

Dental Assistants in Little Silver, NJ

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Kim has been an assistant in our office for 21 years. She wrote and coordinated the dental assisting and radiology programs at Brookdale Community College and has taught them for 30 years! Her warm personality calms our youngest patients and the assortment of balloon animals that she makes provides patients with a fun parting gift as they leave their appointments.

Sharon heads our dental assisting team with 21 years of experience. She is often found taking x-rays, giving educational instructions to our patients, and assisting chairside. Sharon is also responsible for ordering our office supplies and coordinates many of the holiday contests we run during the year. Sharon loves working with children and enjoys seeing the most apprehensive patients leave with a smile. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her three children and her dogs.

Deborah is a Certified & Registered Dental Assistant with over 9 years of experience. She is caring, passionate, and enjoys working with children. provides exceptional care to each patient, making the visit a great experience not only for the child but also for the parent. Deborah is very involved with her children's activities, and loves cooking, dancing, and spending quality time with her family.


Carisa states "I’m in the working progress of becoming a dental hygienist." In her free time, she enjoys playing with my niece, going on hikes, and watching TV. Carisa's goal is to work in a pediatric office because she finds working with children exciting and enjoyable.

Hygiene Department

Hygiene Department in Little Silver, NJ


Kate heads our hygiene department, with over 30 years of experience as a dental hygienist. She loves working with children and special needs patients, bringing experience, knowledge, warmth, and caring nature to each visit. Kate loves spending time with her husband, two children, and two adorable dogs. Camping and touring in their RV. Their list of favorite vacations includes Lake George, NY.


Sarah is the newest member of our hygiene team. She graduated from Middlesex County College’s dental hygiene program with honors in 2019. Sarah is also a 1999 graduate of Rutgers University with a BA in Communication and Art History. Since starting her second career as a dental hygienist, she has discovered a passion for working with children. Sarah tries to make each child’s visit fun and educational. She addresses each of her patients with compassion and personalized care. Before entering the world of pediatric dentistry, Sarah had a career in the fashion industry in NYC. During her time off, Sarah enjoys teaching yoga, hiking, trips to the beach, and spending time with her husband, 2 stepsons, and sweet Goldendoodle, Koda.


Amy is our well-liked part-time registered dental hygienist. Amy feels fortunate to spend her days making kids have fun in our practice. While providing gentle cleanings and preventative care education, she creates a pleasant experience for both the parents and the children. She is passionate about helping children and be part of Atlantic Pediatric Dentistry for the past 5 year.