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Meet Your Dental Team

Marlene - Office Manager

In the field of dentistry for over 20 years, and with our practice for 10, Marlene manages all daily operations in the practice! She loves the close-knit style and passion of the team, as well as her daily interactions with patients. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, being outdoors, eating at Varka, and spending time with her family, including her three children and two grandchildren.

Melissa - Office Administrator

Melissa is new to the dental world and has been the practice’s office administrator since 2021. She coordinates insurance benefits and accounts receivable, schedules appointments, and maintains the practice’s social media. She loves the office environment and the constant opportunity for personal growth with Valley Dental Group. Outside of work, she enjoys walking her dogs, going out to eat, getting her nails done, and traveling.

Aurora - Certified Dental Assistant

Aurora has worked in dentistry since 2014 and joined our practice in August 2017 as a certified dental assistant. Currently, she provides scans for Invisalign and other orthodontics, assists in maintaining braces, assists the dentists, and teaches her patients about proper oral hygiene. Her favorite things about her job are her coworkers and the bonds she creates with patients. In her spare time, she enjoys going out with her husband, spending time with her daughter, and dancing.

Ana - Dental Assistant

Ana received her dental training with IQ Dental in 2017 and has been with the practice for the last five years as a dental assistant. She sets up the exam rooms for every patient, serves as a chair-side dental assistant for our dentists, and manages our supply inventory. She is proud to help patients create lasting oral hygiene routines, and truly enjoys seeing the finished, restored smiles of each patient. Outside of work, she enjoys shopping and spending time with her two children.

Odalys - Dental Assistant

Coming soon!

Dawn - Dental Hygienist

Dawn is a graduate of Bergen College, with over three decades of experience in dental care. She likes her line of work because she can help the people she interacts with each day. Dawn found her calling in dentistry when she started working as a dental assistant in high school, which gave her the opportunity to move on to dental hygiene school. Patients regularly tell us that Dawn is friendly, caring, professional, and gentle.

Audra - Dental Hygienist

Audra is a graduate of Ramapo College and Bergen Community College with two decades of experience working in dentistry. She enjoys being a dental hygienist because it allows her to educate patients about their dental health, teach them how to care for their teeth, and build relationships with everyone along the way. Audra likes helping people lead a healthier life by understanding the role that proper dental hygiene plays in overall health. She’s sociable, communicative, intelligent, loyal, and friendly. Audra spends her free time with family and friends.

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