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Cosmetic, Family, and General Dentistry & Orthodontic Dentistry located in Bernardsville, NJ

Meet Your Dental Team
Our Bernardsville dental team proudly offers world-class dentistry with hometown heart. Comprised of caring, professional, and dedicated individuals that always go above and beyond, providing uncompromising care and excellence to patients from Bernardsville, Morristown, Basking Ridge, Mendham, Chester, Far Hills, and surrounding areas in New Jersey.
Nanette – Dental Assistant
Nanette has worked in the dentistry field for over 25 years and loves her job as much today as she did when she started. She enjoys helping patients achieve dental health and providing comfort during their procedures. Her goal is to get all patients to prioritize caring for their teeth, not only for the sake of their oral health, but for their overall health as well.
Karima – Dental Assistant
Karima earned her B.S. in Biology at Hampton University and then earned her Dental Hygiene degree at MCPHS University. She enjoys helping patients achieve a clean, healthy smile. When Karima is not treating patients, she enjoys spending time with her Miniature Schnauzer, Louis, and lift weights at the gym.
Paul – Dental Assistant
Paul graduated from the University of Delaware with his Bachelors of Science. He assists Dr. Patti and the hygiene team to make our patients’ visits even better. Paul is working towards his goal of becoming a dentist.
Marcela – Patient Care Coordinator
Marcela loves being an integral member of the Proud to Smile Dentistry team. She enjoys helping patients with their treatment and financial planning and communicating with their dental insurance providers. She also assists Dr. Patti during restorative and Invisalign® appointments. A job well-done gives Marcela tremendous satisfaction.
Francesca – Marketing and Patient Care Coordinator
Francesca loves bringing people together and enjoys highlighting what makes our office so special. Don’t be surprised if she asks you for a picture or to give our team a review! When she’s not at work, Francesca enjoys spending time with her family and taking her dog for long walks.