Meet Our Team
Westfield Pediatric Dental Group is a very special place. The staff loves kids, and they are absolutely dedicated to providing the highest quality dental care in a fun and positive way.
Front Office Staff
Justine - Practice Manager/RDH
Justine started working with us in 1997 and has been the practice manager since 2000 and a dental hygienist for the past 22 years. Justine wears many “hats” in the office and enjoys working with staff, patients and parents. She is married and has 3 children that keep her very busy. She loves spending time at the Jersey shore with her family.
Christina - Office Manager/DA
Christina has been working with us since 2004. She started as a dental assistant and is now the office manager. Christina is also our General Anesthesia and hospital coordinator. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 beautiful children.
Pam - Insurance Coordinator
Pam has been the insurance coordinator for WPDG since 1995. She will be the one who calls the insurance company to receive your insurance benefit information and enter the data. She is married and has two teenage sons. She can be found on the baseball and soccer fields watching her son’s play.
Kayla - Patient Account Receptionist
Kayla started working at WPDG in 2016 and coordinates our doctors and hygienists’ schedules. She has a BA in Psychology. She enjoys working at WPDG because the doctors and staff are like a close-knit family.
In her spare time, Kayla enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Yahaira - Receptionist
Yahaira has the pleasure of greeting our patients as they check in, in addition to scheduling appointments. She loves to watch our little patients’ frowns turn upside down! Yahaira feels so fortunate to work with the great team at Westfield Pediatric. They’re like her family!
At home, Yahaira has a wonderful husband who encourages her day by day. In her free time, she enjoys soccer and going to the beach.
Karina - Receptionist
Karina is one of the first people in our office to greet patients and welcome them into our friendly, safe environment. She also schedules appointments and does her best to provide excellent customer service. She’s been working in the dental field for four years. In that time, she’s grown as a person, both professionally and personally as a mother. She has met so many good people and made so many friends—she feels at home while she’s at work!
Karina is a happy, lovable, and caring individual. She loves to spend her free time with her beautiful three-year-old daughter. Last but not least, she loves to travel!
Susanne - Receptionist
Susanne has been in the pediatric dental field for more than 15 years and is excited to be a part of the Westfield Pediatric Dental Group team! She loves being around kids, so working in this field is a perfect fit! She feels fortunate to be a part of creating a comfortable, welcoming environment for our patients, and helping to give them a positive attitude towards dentistry that will stay with them as they become adults.
Susanne has been married for 26 years to her husband Andrew, and their children Katie and Danny both attend Virginia Tech. She loves the outdoors and spending time with her family.
Melissa - Dental Hygienist
Melissa earned her degree from Middlesex County College. Melissa has been in the dental field for over 20 years and has been working with us since 2001. She appreciates the opportunity to help people create beautiful healthy smiles. She is married and has a daughter and a son. She enjoys spending time with her family outdoors.
Barbara - Dental Hygienist
Bobbie has been a hygienist for 41 years and has been working with us since 2001. She earned her degree from Middlesex County College. Her favorite part of the job is working with children and introducing them to the dental office for the first time. She likes spending time with family and friends. She enjoys cooking, crafts and is active in her local church.
Doreen - Dental Hygienist
Doreen's favorite part of the job is treating patients and making sure each patient leaves with a smile. She enjoys conversing with the patients about school, hobbies and their dental health. She has been a hygienist for 31 years and has been working with us since 2002. She enjoys reading, listening to music, walking, shopping, and spending time with her family. She is a football and baseball fan and loves watching pro football games especially.
Debbie - Dental Hygienist
Debbie is proud to work in an office that provides quality dentistry. She has been working with WPDG since 2011 and has worked in various aspects of the dental field for 11 years. She earned her degree from Middlesex County College. She is married and has two daughters. She enjoys spending time with family, cuddling with her cats, cooking and baking, going to the beach, and riding roller coasters.
Tatiana - Dental Assistant
Tatiana is the dental assistant at WPDG and has been working here since 2010. Her favorite part of the job is being able to help children love going to the dentist and leave the office with a smile! She is a mother of two lovely children whom she absolutely adores. She loves shopping, going to the movies, and traveling. Her motto is “live life to the fullest” so she aims to do this in every aspect of life!
Martha - Dental Assistant
Martha started working as a dental assistant in 1996 and she really enjoys getting to know the patients and parents. She has been working at WPDG since 1999 and loves to make people laugh with all her great stories. She has three children and a grandchild that she enjoys spending time with. She likes to travel and enjoys spending time at the casinos.
Silvia - Dental Assistant
Silvia has been a dental assistant since 2002 and earned her degree at Brookdale Community College. She enjoys working with all members of this wonderful practice and is dedicated to making sure that every patient gets the best care possible. She is happily married and has three wonderful children. They are all out on their own so she loves spending time with her family when they all get a chance to be together. She adopted a dog recently and he is filling her life with so much joy.
Jackie - Registered Dental Assistant
Jackie has been a registered dental assistant since 2003 and started working at WPDG in 2014. She loves working at WPDG because the atmosphere has a family feel and the team work is top notch. "It’s just a part of who they are," she says and she is happy to be a part of this group. She is married with four beautiful children to whom she credits as one of her reasons for getting into the dental field. She enjoys sports, outdoor activities and just spending time with her family.
Perla - Dental Assistant
Perla has been working as a dental assistant since 2004. She has been an amazing WPDG team member since 2015 and loves working with children because they say the cutest things that make you smile. She is married and has a wonderful daughter. She loves spending time with her family and friends.
Marquise - Registered Dental Assistant
Marquise has been working as a dental assistant since 2012 and joined Westfield Pediatric Dental Group in 2018. Her favorite part of her job is putting a smile on the children’s faces and educating the parents about their child’s teeth.
Marquise has two beautiful children and she loves to cook.
Jasmine - Dental Assistant
Jasmine works alongside our doctors during patient procedures, which allows her to meet many new people and help children have a positive visit to the dentist. Her goal is to show our patients that a visit to the dentist isn’t scary—it can be fun, too! Jasmine loves how everyone in our office is so welcoming and happy to help, and how well everyone works together as a team.
In her free time, Jasmine loves listening to music, hanging out with friends, and shopping. When she was in high school, she played softball and did a lot of volunteering at Beth Israel Hospital and at an animal shelter.