Kim – Office Manager
Kim has more than 21 years in the dental field, starting as a dental assistant and progressing up through the practice as the Front Desk Coordinator, where tasks entailed patient/account insurance coordination, as well as overseeing the day-to-day scheduling of patient appointments. Due to Kim’s exceptional overall dental practice knowledge, complemented by her people-person skills, Kim accepted the challenge of Office Manager here at Artistic Dental.
Haydee- Business Administrator
Haydee has worked in the dental field for over 15 years. She was actually Dr. Bookman’s first employee when she opened her practice in 2008 and served as the Office Manager and Front Desk Coordinator. Now, she is the Business Administrator and Financial Manager. Haydee offers customer service excellence and extensive knowledge of dental insurance and uses this knowledge to provide insurance counseling to anyone looking to sign on with a plan. In her spare time, she loves boating and spending time with her children and friends.
Michelle – Registered Dental Hygienist
This is our other wonderful hygienist, Michelle! Michelle has been in the dental field in some capacity for over 29 years. She graduated from hygiene school in 1991. She is an avid reader and loves “Law and Order.”
Deborah – Registered Dental Hygienist
Deborah has been an RDH since 1984, when she practiced in NYC for International Dental near the UN. She started working in our office in 2001 while raising her two children, Todd and Taylor, and now their dog, Tyson. She prides herself on her ability to develop a close rapport with her patients, always providing gentle and thorough care. On weekends, she devotes her time to “Debakery,” where she bakes delicious confections for any occasion.
Rachel – Registered Dental Hygienist
Rachel has been in the dental field since 1997. She graduated from Middlesex County College and became a hygienist in 2003. She truly enjoys her work, and her friendly and caring personality always helps put patients at ease. Rachel and her husband have two sons that keep them very busy! Besides spending time with her family, she enjoys running, paddle-boarding, and biking.
Heather – Registered Dental Hygienist
Heather started in our practice as an assistant in 2001. She graduated from Middlesex County College in 2004 from the dental hygiene program. Heather really enjoys her work as a hygienist, especially the relationships she develops with her patients and coworkers. Heather and her husband have two young daughters, Kate and Kara. She enjoys being able to be home to raise them as well as continue her career as a hygienist.
Kelly – Registered Dental Assistant
Kelly began her career in the dental field in 2006, working as an assistant and Patient Relations Coordinator. As a CDA/RDA, she loves working with the doctors and patients on comprehensive and cosmetic dentistry to help create beautiful, healthy smiles.
Danica – Registered Dental Assistant
Danica has been a dental assistant since 2012. She joined the Artistic Dental team in August of 2015 where she looks forward to expanding her dental knowledge. When she isn’t helping our patients build beautiful smiles, she is spending time with her husband and three children.
Karen-Registered Dental Assistant
Karen graduated from the dental assisting program from Mercer County Community College in 1979. After graduating she became Certified by the Dental Assisting National board and soon after that, became a Registered Dental Assistant by the State of New Jersey. After practicing most of her career in the Mercer County area, she and her husband nestled their home a thte shore where she then jined our team in April of 2015. Karen loves working with our patients, staff, and doctors with a fun, caring, and relaxed passion for dentistry. In her time away from the office, Karen enjoys time with her children, grandchildren, and a couple of furry family members too. In addition to enjoying cruises, she and her husband love boating and going to the beach.
Stephanie has been in the dental field for 16 years. She started her career as a dental assistant. Through the years she has expanded her knowledge to the admistrative aspect of the dental office using her skills to help patients understand their treatments, make financial arrangements, and maximize their dental benefits in a friendly manner.