Our Staff

Yanoris Ruiz is a member of our clinical team, she achieved her Dental Hygiene Degree (AAS) at Hostos Community College, obtaining the Best Clinician Award from her class and pursued her career at Hunter College with a BA in Sociology. She is recognized for her professionalism in her field which includes providing dental hygiene care for patients of all ages. In addition to dental radiographs, intraoral photos, updating medical histories, taking blood pressures, oral cancer screenings, and helps to manage her patients recall system. She is known for her gentleness and caring manner with each and every patient that she sees. She is currently a member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association and continues to take courses and seminars to provide the best preventative care to date for children and adults.

 

When she is not at work, she loves to attend church and teaches children on Sundays. She also enjoys traveling around the world, reading, and writing. She is extremely energetic, charismatic, and has a humble personality.

 

Paola Mejia is our business administrator. Her responsibilities consist of answering our phone lines, greeting patient, communicating with insurance companies, assisting the clinical staff with the maintenance of our laboratory, and manages our billing. She has over 8 years of experience in the dental field. She also attends continuous training and seminars by practice management companies which keep her knowledgeable on modern dentistry. She's earned certificates in Aesthetic Advantage, Jameson, OSHA, and Dentrix Practice Management.

 

Her lovely one-year-old daughter Brianna keeps her busy. When she is not taking care of her she enjoys cooking, listening to music, and running. She's very patient, caring, and understanding.

 

Caralyse Torres is our business office coordinator. Her responsibilities include answering our phone lines, greeting patients, manages the patient recall system, assist in the operatory and laboratory, and assists in marketing. She's earned certificates in Dental Assisting, Orthodontic Assisting, OSHA, CPR, Aesthetic Advantage, and Dentrix Practice Management.

 

In her spare time she likes spending time with her family, going to the movies, and reading. She has a good sense of humor, is kind, and hardworking.

 

Giselle is our dental assistant. She attended dental school at University UNIBE in the Dominican Republic and graduated in 1998. Giselle then attended Santiago de Chile for 2 years and specialized in aesthetic rehabilitation and implant rehabilitation. She has been practicing dentistry since 2001.

 

She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and walks around the city when she is not working.