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.

Becca DeOrio
Billing Coordinator & Front Desk Team

 
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. Patients are always taken care of from the minute they walk in until the time they leave.

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.

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.

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 around him. He always has a smile and a soothing way about him. Whether he is taking an x-ray, assisting in surgery or explaining post-operative instructions, patients always feel calm around Nawwas.

Tracy Trac 
Surgical Assistant
 

Tracy joined our team in July of 2016. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in May of 2019 from Temple University. Tracy is a wonderful asset to our practice as she is comforting to the patients and knows how to handle all aspects of her job. She is kind, generous, a team player and always there to lend a helping hand. Tracy also works as a patient coordinator for our sister company, Bala Kids Dentistry.

Semaje Harper 
Surgical Assistant

Semaje joined our team in May 2019 after completing her undergraduate degree in pre-dental and Kinesiology from Temple University. In addition to her ongoing time here, she also works as a pediatric dental assistant for our sister company, Bala Kids Dentistry. She plans to continue her education so she can pursue her goal of becoming a dentist. With her pleasant chair-side demeanor and patient communication, she will continue to be a definite asset to the dental field.