Meet The Staff

We strive to deliver the best surgical services from the moment you call us to your office visit, diagnosis and the final treatment. We have gathered a team of bright, intelligent, helpful and compassionate individuals to achieve that goal. Our online registration is only the beginning of a totally paperless, highly advance office you will visit and we can assure you that you will be impressed from the quality of services we provide.

Let’s meet our supporting team members.

Lisa Waxman
Office Administrator and Director of Marketing


Lisa is a graduate of Penn State University.She has been part of our team since 1996. Her visionary ideas consistently add to the success of our practice.With her educational background and hundreds of press releases about the wonderful and unique activities in our center, we have been featured in countless local, national as well as international public media formats. Always keeping technological innovation in the forefront, she also created and launched our first website in 1996 and since then, has greatly improved its features to what it is today. She takes pride in being the most active member of the team. Additionally, Lisa owns a event planning business, A Little Sunshine, where she produces innovative ideas for variety of events. In addition to her work expertise, she brings warmth, genuine compassion and dedication to our patients as well as the rest of the team.

Jessica Leone
Patient Coordinator


Jessica joined our practice in 2012 and is a pleasant addition to our team that has impressed our patients as well as referring dental practitioners with her intelligence, kindness and compassion. Jessica is a graduate of Philadelphia University where she obtained her degree in marketing. With her background, she has helped to launch our social media marketing, which has significantly improved the way we communicate with our patients. Her commitment to creating a welcoming and efficient environment is her top priority.

Shanee Blevins 
Patient Coordinator/Dental Assistant

Shanee joined our practice in January 2017 after working here as an dental extern student. She graduated valedictorian from Harris School of Business and received a certificate in the dental assisting program. She brings a smile and a positive attitude to the office. She is great with the staff and our patients. She is efficient working the front desk as well in the back as a dental assistant. Having her x-ray certification is always a huge benefit as well. We are glad she joined our team.

Shanel Josey
Billing Coordinator


Shanel joined our practice in 2009 after graduating from Thompson Institute and receiving a certificate in the dental program. She is the key person in our billing department and is a huge asset to our team as she is able to assist in many departments within the practice from radiology to patient care to insurance issues. There is always a level of comfort when Shanel is taking care of anything or anyone in our office.

Zulay Reyes
Surgical and Anesthestic Team Coordinator

Zulay joined our team in 2007 after receiving her dental assistant certification from Thompson Institute. Zulay’s kindness, soft spoken voice and her charm makes our most apprehensive patient feel at ease. Zulay speaks fluent Spanish which gives us the additional opportunity to seamlessly communicate with those patients who only speak Spanish. Her presence is a great asset to the practice with impressive experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery. She is always there to lend a helping hand to anyone on our team.

Becca Deorio
Billing Coordinator & Front Desk Team

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Becca joined our practice in February 2016 and is a pleasant addition to our team. She is well versed with billing and insurance protocol. Additionally, patients are put to ease when they see her smiling face as they walk in the front door.

Rose Dise
Surgical Assistant

rose newRose joined our team in February 2016 after receiving both a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Assumption and an associate’s degree in Surgical Technology from Baltimore City Community College. She is wonderful with our patients and a great team player. 



Nawwas Ibn-Faaruq
Surgical Assistant

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Nawwas joined our team in October 2015 after completing an externship in our office from Harris School of Business. He has a great chair-side manner and patients feel quite comfortable when Nawwas is in the room assisting.