Meet The Team


Office Manager

Carina has been a shining addition to our team for a little over 2 years.  Carina is one of our dental administrators here at Ironbound Dental . You can find her at the front desk with a smile on her face and an iced coffee in her hand. In her spare time she enjoys taking long drives to the beach accompanied by her dog Gordo who she loves tremendously. She is very family oriented and has a great heart which exudes positivity throughout the office.



Front Desk

Catarina is our youngest team member. You can find her all over the office from assisting the doctors to working the front desk. She is a recent high school graduate that aspires to become an orthodontist. Catarina is one of the sweetest people you can come across. In her free time she enjoys singing. Sometimes you can even catch her singing in the office. Her charisma is extremely contagious and if you’re having a bad day, she is guaranteed to turn your frown upside down!


Front Desk

Bringing over 4 years of dental experience, Christina joined the practice recently in 2022. As front desk & patient care coordinator at Ironbound Dental, Christina loves helping patients and making them feel comfortable around the office and the staff. When Christina is not in the office, she enjoys reading, hiking, and traveling.



Dental Assistant

As a Dental Assistant, Yokasta’s role is to help guide your treatment in the right direction at every appointment. With almost 8 years of assisting she can assure you that she can help save you time by maximizing each and every appointment. You will frequently find her guiding and directing some of the other clinic staff to ensure that the doctors’ directions are followed through with efficiency and accuracy.


Dental Assistant

Marissa has a solid foundation in the dental field, with over 8 years of experience as a Dental Assistant. She believes in promoting oral health as an essential part of overall health. Whether working with a young child feeling nervous about their first cleaning or an adult facing a complicated dental procedure, Marissa has an uncanny ability to make patients feel happy, proactive, and empowered about their oral health. Outside of work, Marissa enjoys spending time with her dog, Moana, dancing, and kickboxing.


Dental Hygienist

Emmaly is a Dental Hygienist with 8 years of experience in the dental field, and 2 years as a Hygienist. What Emmaly loves most about her job is the joy of helping patients leave the office with confident smiles and clean teeth. Beyond the dental chair, Emmaly enjoys hiking, running, and exploring new places. With her experience and friendly demeanor, Emmaly is a wonderful addition to our team, and we are excited to have her on board to keep your smiles shining! 


Dental Assistant



Stephanie is the friendly face that greets you when you walk into our office. With six years of experience in the dental field, she loves putting smiles on patients' faces and is known for her outgoing, kind nature, which helps her build bonds effortlessly. She believes in treating everyone with compassion, understanding that you never know what someone else may be going through. Outside of work, Stephanie loves spending time with her children. Stephanie's ability to build bonds easily with our patients ensures that everyone who walks through our doors feels like part of the family.

Our Newark, New Jersey office is dedicated to cosmetic dentistry such as Exams, Teeth Whitening, Veneers and more.

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