Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

 

Justine - Practice Manager

Justine - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

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.

Justine is married and has three children who keep her very busy. She loves spending time at the Jersey shore with her family.

 

Christina - Office Manager/DA

Christina - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

Christina has worked with us since 2004, though her career in dentistry began in 1998. She started as a dental assistant and is now the office manager, where she takes care of financial arrangements, billing, scheduling, insurance, managing our schedule, and all front office duties. She is also our general anesthesia and hospital coordinator.

Christina is married with four children, two grandchildren, and a dog. She loves to spend time with family, volleyball and baseball, reading, and cheering on the Yankees!

 

Pam - Insurance Coordinator

Pam - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

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 processes insurance payments. She truly enjoys helping patients and parents fully maximize their insurance benefits and explaining to them how their insurance works.

Pam lives in Scotch Plains with her husband and two boys. She loves to shop, laugh, and have a good time, especially when cheering on the Yankees!

 

Kayla - Patient Account Receptionist

Kayla - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

Kayla started working at WPDG in 2016 and coordinates our doctors and hygienists’ schedules. She works closely with patients and parents to help make their experience a good one from the first phone call to the end of a visit. She enjoys working at WPDG because the doctors and staff are like a close-knit family.

Kayla is engaged to her fiancé Trey. She has a three-year-old pit bull Brandy and a brand new nephew! In her free time, she likes to hang by the pool and read.

 

Karina - Receptionist

Karina - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

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 six 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!

Being a mom is Karina’s first priority. She also has her own business as a home baker! She loves what she does and does everything with love!

 

Susanne - Receptionist

Susanne - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

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. Their children Katie and Danny both attend Virginia Tech. She loves the outdoors and spending time with her family.

 

Estela - Front Desk

Estela recently joined the WPDG team and is a wonderful fit! Her kindness and compassion put patients and parents alike at ease, and her organizational skills keep our office flowing smoothly. Her desire to create a positive dental experience is second to none.

In her time off, Estela enjoys doing outdoor activities with her son, watching movies, reading, and eating tacos!


Hygiene Staff

 

Barbara - Dental Hygienist

Barbera - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

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.

Outside of work, Bobbie likes spending time with family and friends. She enjoys cooking and crafts, and is active in her local church.

 

Debbie - Dental Hygienist

Debbie - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

Debbie is proud to work with a great team who truly cares about each other and our patients. 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. Debbie finds it rewarding to help a patient achieve their dental goals, and to help decrease any potential fears or anxieties that they could have about coming to the dentist.

She is married and has two daughters. An animal lover, Debbie has a cat and a dog. She enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, cooking and baking, and summers at the beach.

 

Genesis - Dental Hygienist

Genesis - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

Genesis has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Montclair State University and two associate degrees, one in general science from Essex County College and her RDH degree from Rutgers University. Her goal is to share her knowledge about dental hygienist with patients, give them the proper information about what they need for their specific oral care, and make them feel happy with their cleaning and their smiles.

Genesis has a cat named Lily who just had six kittens! She loves playing with them and spending time taking care of their needs. She also enjoys working out and dancing.

 

Justine - Dental Hygienist

Justine - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

Justine has been a dental hygienist for the past 22 years. As a dental hygienist, Justine focuses on teaching patients how to properly brush and floss their teeth and how good nutrition and habits help to prevent dental diseases. Her favorite part of the job is working with patients and watching them grow into young adults.

She is married and has three wonderful children, a dog, a cockatiel, and a mini Holland lop rabbit.

 

Paige - Dental Hygienist

Paige - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

Paige graduated from New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn, New York, with an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 2016. Joining us in 2021, she helps her patients with their oral hygiene care and educates them on ways to improve their dental health. Her favorite part of the job is inspiring kids to build a solid foundation of proper oral hygiene habits that will last a lifetime.

Outside of work, Paige enjoys spending time at the beach, being with friends and family, and gardening.


Dental Assistants

 

Tahtijuana - Dental Assistant

Tatiana - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

Tahtijuana is a dental assistant at WPDG and has been working here since 2010. Her favorite part of her job is gaining the trust of a nervous patient and seeing them leave with a smile, excited to return. She makes sure every patient is treated with the utmost care and goes above and beyond for every patient who walks through the door!

Tahtijuana and her husband have three children under the age of 15. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, especially her sisters, nieces, and nephews.

 

Martha - Dental Assistant

Martha - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

Martha started working as a dental assistant in 1996 and joined WPDG in 1999. She assists Dr. McCabe with patients and loves to make people laugh with all her great stories. She strives to make sure every child loves the dentist and leaves happy!

Martha has three children and three grandchildren with whom she enjoys spending time. She also likes to travel and enjoys spending time at casinos.

 

Silvia - Dental Assistant

Silvia - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

Silvia has been a dental assistant since 2002 and earned her degree at Brookdale Community College. A part of our team since 2012, She enjoys working with all members of this wonderful practice and is dedicated to making sure that every patient gets the best care possible. Her goal is to make sure that every patient and parent leaves the practice feeling confident to come back!

Silvia is happily married and has three wonderful children and one grandson. She loves spending time with family and friends, taking long motorcycle rides with her husband, cooking and baking, and visiting the Jersey shore.

 

Jackie - Registered Dental Assistant

Jackie - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

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 teamwork 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.

Jackie is married with four beautiful children and a “grand diva” whom she loves dearly. She enjoys sports, outdoor activities, and just spending time with her family and friends.

 

Perla - Dental Assistant

Perla - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

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 an incredible help to our doctors and hygienists in providing top-quality patient care.

Perla enjoys spending her free time with her daughter and family, going out to different restaurants, traveling, and sightseeing.

 

Marquise - Registered Dental Assistant

Marquise - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

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.

When she’s not working, Marquise likes to hang out with friends, spend time with her two kids, go to the lake, and watch the NBA. One of her favorite things to do is cook!

 

Jasmine - Dental Assistant

Jasmine - Staff for Pediatric Dentist in Westfield, NJ

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 everyone treats each other like family.

In her free time, Jasmine loves listening to music, hanging out with friends, meeting new people, and being active.

 

Karina R. - Dental Assistant

Karina graduated from American Institute for dental assisting in 2020 and worked in a general dentist office for a year before deciding that pediatric dentistry was her calling. She works hard every day to help the kids be comfortable coming to the dentist and leave with a smile.

Karina has a cat named Eclipse. In her free time, she likes to hang out with her friends and family.

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