Meet Our Team
Laurie and Wendy will guide you through your dental experience and make you feel right at home! They are highly skilled at assisting patients with all of your needs including; treatment planning, financial considerations and concerns, insurance processing, scheduling, and will accommodate your schedule to make sure your treatment and appointments are completed as efficiently as possible.
Laurie B. has been a loyal, outstanding and positive employee of Pequannock Valley Dental Associates for over 11 years. Her kind caring manner will guide you through any questions or concerns that may arise with scheduling, treatment and finances. Laurie’s passion for helping others goes far beyond our dental office. When she is not in the office she volunteers her time to help with the confirmation program at Queen Of Peace and enjoys visiting with the Elder Sisters at Mount Saint Francis in Ringwood. Laurie enjoys spending time with her four children, five grandchildren and her puppy. Her interests also include cooking and gardening.
We are thrilled to have Wendy on the PVDA Team. She brings with her more than twenty years of experience in the dental field. Wendy graduated from Berdan Institute and holds an active RDA license. Wendy is committed to being part of a team where health, wellness, and superior dental care are the primary focus. Wendy has had extensive continuing education in all areas of dentistry and has a huge passion for the industry. She finds great fulfillment and happiness in seeing patient’s lives transformed by dentistry. Wendy resides in Pompton Plains and is very active in the community. She and her husband have three children. On weekends and evenings, you can find Wendy spending time with her family, enjoying a good meal and exercising- she loves her spin classes!
Our gentle, precise, highly skilled and educated hygiene team will put your mind at ease at PVDA. Together, they promote oral health, overall wellness and comfort to every patient. Our patients know they are always receiving superior care when they see Allison, Bohdana and Debbie.
Meet Dana, our Dental Hygienist! Her attention to detail and enthusiasm to maintain high standards in the profession are truly appreciated by the patients she sees. Dana, has been with our office since 2017. When not at the office she enjoys spending time with her family and her boxer pup, running and practicing yoga.
Our assistants will ensure you have a fantastic dental visit, easing your mind and all your concerns. They are highly trained and educated in providing each patient with the care and comfort they need during your appointment.
Meet Linda, our loyal and compassionate dental assistant. Linda, has been with Pequannock Valley Dental Associates for over 11 years. She brings a wealth of knowledge in dental assisting and has an uncanny ability to make patients feel at comfort throughout the duration of their appointment. Linda is an avid football fan and a dedicated superfan to the Minnesota Vikings! When not at the office Linda enjoys spending quality time with her husband who she has been married to for 39 years. She also has two beautiful daughters who are very accomplished and make her proud. Linda attended Bogota High School and received her assisting degree from Lyons Institute for Dental Assisting. She continues to elevate her education and personal growth by attending seminars out in Scottsdale Arizona at the Spear Center. Here’s what people are saying about Linda. “She is ready and prepared in assisting Dr. Marino.” Her cheerful and friendly manner makes me feel so relieved.”
Meet Cara! Cara has a magical way about her and knows exactly what to do to provide much comfort to the patients so they are at great ease. She will be sure to put a smile on your face. You can find Cara sitting courtside cheering on her favorite college basketball team, The Blue Devils! Cara enjoys spending quality time traveling with her husband Joe and soon to be little boy in July of 2019. Cara grew up in Pompton Plains and attended Berdan Institute for her assisting degree,CDA and is currently working towards her expanded functions certification. Here’s what people are saying about Cara: “She’s a doll.” “I would have been much more nervous if Cara did not hold my hand.” “LOVE the Dental Assistant Cara.”