Meet the Team

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Roxanne Motley, CDA, RDA

Certified and Registered Dental Assistant
Joined Newman Springs Dental Care in 2005

“To help patients feel comfortable, seeing them happy with a smile on their face and helping them overcome their dental fears.”

Commitment to Education:
• Dental assistant since 1987
• Registered Dental Assistant, Bryman International School, New Brunswick New Jersey
• Dental Radiology License, Ocean County, New Jersey

Certification and Training:
• CPR Basic (BLS) Cardiac Life Support
• OSHA compliant HPTC Partners
• Scheduling Institute. Roswell Georgia
• Advanced Training: Oral Surgery, Implant Surgery, Periodontal, General Dentistry, IV and Oral Conscious Sedation.

Involved in the Profession:
Member: American Dental Assistant Association.

Active in the community Volunteer:
• Annual Dentistry from the Heart Event Lincroft, NJ since 2007
• Annual American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Walk, Point Pleasant, NJ since 2010

Outside of Work:
Roxanne belongs to Calvary Baptist Church where she sings in 2 choirs. She has 2 children and a wonderful grandson. In her free time Roxanne loves to garden and give back to her community.

Linda Paris, CDA, RDA

Certified and Registered Dental Assistant
Joined Newman Springs Dental Care in 1996

“Striving to keep patients comfortable, healthy and safe during treatment.”

Commitment to Education:

• Dental Assistant since 1996
• Dental Radiology License, Farmingdale NJ
• Registered Dental Assistant, Farmingdale NJ

Certification and Training:

• Scheduling Institute, Roswell Georgia
• Invisalign (Clear removable braces)
• Cerec (Same day crown treatment)
• Nitrous Oxide
• CPR (BLS) Basic Life Support
• OSHA compliant
• IV and Oral Conscious Sedation

Active in the Community:
Volunteer: Annual -Dentistry from the Heart Event, Lincroft, New Jersey since 2007

Outside of Work
Linda grew up in Middletown and has been married to Jeff for since 1979. She has 2 children and 4 grandchildren. Linda loves to bake with her grandkids.

Jennifer M. DeMarco, CDA, RDA

Team Leader – Registered Dental Assistant
Joined Newman Springs Dental Care in 2004

“Patient care, well-being and comfort for all patients is my top priority.”

Commitment to Education:
• Dental Assistant since 1989
• Dental Radiology License, Toms River Vocational and Technical School, Toms River NJ
• Registered Dental Assistant, Toms River Vocational and Technical School, Toms River NJ

Certifications and Training:
• CPR Advanced (ACLS) and Basic (BLS) Cardiac Life Support
• Scheduling Institute, Roswell Georgia
• OSHA compliant HPTC Partners
• Invisalign (Clear removable braces)
• Cerec (Same day crown treatment)
• Advanced Training in Dentures/Partials, Temporary Crowns, Implants, Oral Sedation.

Active in the Community:
Volunteer: Annual Dentistry from the Heart event, Lincroft, NJ since 2007

Outside of Work:
Jennifer has been married to her husband Mike since 1995. She has 3 wonderful children. She enjoys spending time with her family where she was born and raised in South Toms River, NJ. Her husband and her volunteer together to help out with the Toms River South High School Marching Indian Band & Wrestling Booster Club.

Laura Read, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist
Joined Newman Springs Dental Care in 2011

“Committed to providing comfortable, friendly, quality care to all patients and keeping current on what’s new in the dental community by furthering my education.”

Commitment to Education:
• UMDNJ-SHRP Scotch Plains, NJ January 2011
A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene. Schooling consisted of two years of clinical experience seeing patients at the New Jersey Dental School and the Scotch Plains Clinic
• Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ
Prerequisite courses for A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene

Experience
• Laura has been working as a Registered Dental Hygienist in both general and pediatric dental offices since graduating from UMDNJ. Prior to dental hygiene school, Laura worked as a dental assistant in a periodontal practice. This allowed her to gain insight and valuable knowledge regarding periodontal conditions.

Certifications:
• Local anesthesia
• CPR
• First Aid
• Nitrous Oxide monitoring

Memberships and Awards:
• ADHA
• Distinguished Scholar – Brookdale Community College 2011

Volunteerism:
• Dentistry From the Heart – Lincroft, NJ since 2011
• Give Kids a Smile – Scotch Plains, NJ
• VA Hospital – West Orange, NJ
• Rahway health fair – Rahway, NJ
• Educating autistic children on oral hygiene instructions – Staten Island, NY

Outside of work:
When she is not treating patients Laura enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to the movies, shopping, and seeing new places.

Keary R. Quinn

Appointment Coordinator, Dental Assistant,
Joined Newman Springs Dental Care 2011

“The most meaningful benefit I receive working with our patients, is establishing a trusting relationship while providing them with assistance, compassion and support. I believe that creating a warm and caring environment allows patients to feel at ease and confident that they are receiving the best care possible.”

Commitment to Education:
• CPR, Dental Radiography, CDA and RDA Prep courses at Dental Studies Institute, Fairfield, NJ.
• Vipersoft Computer Dental Imaging
• Staff Driven Practice, Ramsey, NJ
• Scheduling Institute, Roswell, Georgia

Experience:
• Treatment Plan Coordinator since 1997
• CDA RDA Dental Studies Institute, Fairfield, New Jersey
• Dental Radiology License

Active in the community as Volunteer:
• 4 years Van Dyke’s Manner convalescence home, Ridgewood, NJ.
• 5 years Concerned Ferret Owners Ferret Rescue 501c3.

Awards:
Ridgewood New Jersey’s, Outstanding Volunteer

Outside of Work:
I am a recent transplant to Monmouth County; I was born and raised in Passaic/Bergen County region. I enjoy spending time with my family and pets.

Amanda Griffin, Team Leader

Patient Care Administrator
Joined Newman Springs Dental Care in 2011

“Striving daily to make every patient feel comfortable and at ease each and every visit!”

Amanda’s role on the business team is to assist patients in scheduling and financing treatment in a friendly, confidential manner.

Commitment to Education:

  • Brookdale Community College Lincroft NJ
  • Nursing, BSN

Certifications /Training:

  • Scheduling Institute, Roswell Georgia
  • OSHA Training, HPTC Compliance Partners
  • CPR: Basic (BLS) Cardiac Life Support
  • CHHA, Meridan Health, NJ

Active in the Community:

Volunteer: Annual Dentistry from the Heart event, Lincroft NJ Since 2011

Outside of work:

Amanda grew up at the Jersey Shore and enjoys spending time with her fiancé, family and friends, going to the gym, shopping, the beach, snowboarding and long walks with her dog.

Pauline Howard, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist
Joined Newman Springs Dental Care 2013

“My ambition is to provide excellent personalized care for every patient I meet and to simply address their individual needs to help them maintain a healthy mouth for life”

Commitment to Education:
• Associates in Applied Science Dental Hygiene/A.A.S
• University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions
• Brookdale Community College

Certifications and Permits:
• CPR-Basic (BLS) life support
• First Aid Certified
• Local Anesthesia
• Nitrous Oxide Monitoring
• OSHA Compliance Certification

Training and Lecture Courses:
• ACLS- Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
• National Board Anesthesiology
• American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists

Membership and Awards:
• New Jersey Dental Association
• American Dental Hygiene Association
• UMDNJ/SHRP Dental Hygiene Program Outstanding Service Award
• Dr. Karen Kulikowski Exemplary Patient Education and Community Service Award

Active in the Community:
• Give Kids a Smile
• Annual Dentistry from the Heart event Lincroft, NJ since 2013

Experience:
Dedicated commitment to the dental health and wellbeing of every patient I meet since 1976. My dental career began as a dental assistant with the Pankey Institute Group in Coral Gables, FL. After moving to NJ, I became a CDA, RDA caring for apprehensive dental patients requiring general anesthesia, IV Sedation, enteral sedation and nitrous oxide analgesia. I then furthered my dental career by becoming a dental hygienist bringing a compassionate chair side manor and a desire to educate patients how to maintain a healthy mouth and its connection in the whole body health.

Outside of work:
Pauline enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and gardening.

Megan Troy

Business Team
Joined Newman Springs Dental Care 2015

“Striving to make every patients experience as easy and comfortable as it can be. The best reward is seeing their comfort and happiness through their smile”

Megan’s role on the business team is to assist patients in scheduling and financing treatment in the most comfortable and easy way possible.

Commitment to Education

Brookdale Community College Lincroft NJ

Dental  Assistant and Radiology Program.

Certifications/Training

  • Scheduling Institute, Roswell Georgia
  • Dental Assistant Chair side Certification

Active in the Community

Volunteer: Annual Dentistry from the heart event, Lincroft NJ

Outside of work:

Megan grew up in Middletown and now lives in red bank, she enjoys spending  time with her family and friends, loves baseball and shopping!

Laura Schifkovitz, CDA, Hygiene Assistant

Certified Dental Assistant,
Joined Newman Springs Dental Care 2014

“My goal is to make sure every patient feels as comfortable as possible and to see them leave with a smile!”

Commitment to Education:

  • Rutgers University: School of Health Related Professions 2014

Certifications /Training:

  • Radiology License
  • OSHA Training, HPTC Compliance Partners
  • CPR: Basic (BLS) Cardiac Life Support

Active in the Community:

Volunteer: Annual Dentistry from the Heart event, Lincroft NJ Since 2014

Give Kids a Smile at Rutgers University: SHRP 2013

Outside of work:

Laura was born in Seoul, South Korea, where she was adopted in 1986. She grew up in Middletown New Jersey, where she enjoys spending time with family, friends and her two dogs. Laura loves to try new places to eat and enjoys exploring new places to see.

Lindsey Wilson, RDH

Registered Dental Hygienist
Joined Newman Springs Dental Care in 2015

“It is my goal to, educate, demonstrate and help all patients with their individual needs to help them get to their optimal well being”.

Education:

Graduated- Associates in Dental Hygiene

  • Rutgers SHRP- Allied dental education (formally, University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ)
  • Brookdale Community College

Certifications and Permits:

  • Registered Dental Hygienist RDA- License
  • Local Anesthesia- License
  • CPR- Basic life Support- Certified
  • First Aid- Certified

Volunteer/ Community Service

  • Give kids a smile
  • Grotta-( free dental cleanings for geriatric patients)
  • Patient education presentations in grammar school class rooms.
  • Attended four health fairs to educate people of our services and importance of dental cleanings.
  • Presented at a psychiatric department at the university hospital, demonstrating home care.

Experience

Full time dental Hygiene experience since 2015 as well as completed over 540 hours of, on campus clinical experience as well as additional hours in: orthodontic, periodontics, pediatrics, special needs, VA hospital and geriatrics. Rotated and performed expanded functions in specialty departments including: orthodontics, endodontics, oral medicine, periodontics, pediatrics, oral surgery, and prosthodontics.

Outside of work

She grew up in the local area where she enjoyed her summers on the beach in Bradley Beach, NJ and staying active in sports through high school. She has 3 siblings which one is her twin sister; they have supported each other all to become successful as; police officer, registered nurse, phlebotomist, and hygienist.

Takiya A. Foster, CDA, RDA

“Compassion, wellness, and excellence in patient care are my devotion”

Joined Newman Springs Dental Care  in 2014

Commitment to Education :

  • NJIT, Biomedical Engineering
  • Berkeley College, Accounting
  • Dental Assistant since 2012
  • Dental Radiology License, Advantage Career Institute,  Eatontown, NJ
  • Registered Dental Assistant,  Dental Assistant Services,  Farmingdale, NJ

Certifications and Training:

  • Basic Life Support and First Aid
  • Invisalign
  • 6 month Smiles
  • Cerec Training (same day crown)

Active in the Community:

  • Volunteer: Dentistry from the Heart
  • Enable Inc

Outside of work:
Takiya has been married for 7 years with 2 awesome children. She loves spending time with her family and friends. Born at the shore, she finds relaxation at the beach. Her passion for music, theater, and sports leads her to be very active in her kids extracurricular activities such as baseball, soccer, ballet, and gymnastics.

Ashley N. Smith, Dental Assistant

Joined Newman Springs Dental Care in 2016

“Nothing makes me happier than making patients leave with a smile!”

Commitment to Education:

  • MCVSD, Dental Assistant Program
  • Advantage Career Institute, Eatontown NJ, Radiology and ICE

Certification and Training:

  • Radiology (Radiation Health and Safety)
  • OSHA compliant, HPTC compliant
  • Infection control training/certificate
  • CPR (Basic Life Support)

Active in the Community:

  • Dentistry from the Heart in Lincroft, Howell, and Belmar, NJ
  • Ashley Lauren Foundation

Outside of Work:

Ashley grew up in Holmdel, NJ and now resides in Aberdeen with her boyfriend. She enjoys seeing new movies, shopping, spending time with her cousin Marc, and exploring new places.

Cristina Treanor, Business Administration

Joined Newman Springs Dental Care in 2017

“My goal is to make a connection with our patients so they feel at home.”

Commitment to Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Communication, Universidad O&M, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Certification and Training: Medical Coding and Billing Specialist-SDH, Union County

College Active in the Community:

Dentistry from the Heart in Lincroft, NJ

Outside of Work:

Born in La Romana, Dominican Republic, Cristina moved to the capital when she was 17 to complete a bachelor’s degree in communication. She has had a varied career since then, with stints in journalism, modeling, and brand ambassadorship for different companies. She moved to New Jersey in 2014, where she began her career in the medical/dental field.

Krystina Apice, Dental Assistant & Hygiene Assistant

Joined Newman Springs Dental Care in 2016

“My goal is to make sure every patient is happy, healthy, and comfortable!”

Commitment to Education:

Advantage Career Institute, 2016

Certification and Training:

  • Radiology License
  • CPR (Basic Life Support)

Active in the Community:

Dentistry from the Heart, Lincroft NJ Outside of Work: Krystina was born in Union, NJ and now lives in Middletown. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as being outdoors as often as possible.

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