Meet the Staff

We have developed an exceptional dental support team at B & D Dental Excellence; our exceptional and friendly staff is one of our greatest assets. We value our relationship with our patients and with each other, and are proud of the fact that some of our staff members have been a part of the practice for over twenty years. Our team recognizes that quality care requires expert diagnosis and effective communication. Our staff strives to partner with our patients to help them achieve their maximum oral health, and to provide them with the information and education necessary to understand their dental health needs. Our goal is to be our patients’ dental health partner and to help each patient find the dental health solution that is right for him or her.

Kim – Office Manager, Finance Coordinator and New Patient Coordinator

Kim is the first person you will meet when you walk through the door of B & D Dental Excellence. She will happily take you through your first visit. She helps present treatment options, schedule appointments, coordinate financial arrangements, determine insurance benefits and find answers for each patient regarding his or her dental care. She has been working in the dental field for over twenty years, all of which have been spent as a member of the B & D Dental Excellence team, and is an invaluable asset to our practice and our patents. She loves working with and getting to know all of our patents and they appreciate how thoughtful, knowledgeable and accommodating she is. In addition to her duties at B & D Dental Excellence, Kim is the Director and co-founder of The Dental Assistant School of Rockland. She loves spending time with her husband Gary, and her daughters, Kayla and Olivia, as well as traveling, shopping and going to the movies.

Linda – Registered Dental Hygienist and BriteSmile Coordinator

Linda performs regularly scheduled dental cleanings, periodontal (gum) assessments, oral cancer screening and provides oral hygiene education to each of her patients. She also places dental sealants, takes x-rays and performs in office whitening for our patients as our BriteSmile Coordinator. Linda has been a part of the B & D Dental Excellence team for over ten years and is beloved by her patients and her coworkers. She attends continuing education courses on a yearly basis to keep current on all aspects of periodontal health and the latest whitening and cosmetic procedures. She has three beautiful children, Jason, Eric and Jasmine and loves spending time with her family, music and going to the movies.

Kristen – Registered Dental Hygienist and Front Desk

Kristen began her career at B & D Dental over ten years ago as a hygienist, but since having children she has reduced her work schedule to one day a week and can be found in our offices on Fridays only. So if you have an appointment on a Friday you will find Kristen at the front desk ready to greet you and show you around. She can help you schedule an appointment and find answers for each patient regarding his or her dental care. In her capacity as a hygienist, she performs scheduled dental cleanings, periodontal (gum) assessments, oral cancer screening and provides oral hygiene education to each of her patients. She also places dental sealants, takes x-rays. Kristen loves spending time with her husband Kostas, and her two young children, Nicolas and Victoria and enjoys going out to dinner and the movies.

Cristina – Dental Assistant

Cristina has been a member of our dental support team for over thirteen years and has extensive knowledge of, and experience, in the field of dental assisting. She sets up treatment rooms with appropriate materials needed for procedures and assists Dr. Dunayer with various procedures, takes x-rays and cares for the patient’s needs so they can be as comfortable as possible. She orders and maintains inventory control of all of the dental supplies in our office. She is licensed by the New York Department of Education as a private school teacher and teaches dental assisting at The Dental Assistant School of Rockland. She loves to dance, cook and spend time with her husband Jun, her kids, Larry and Kimberly, and her many sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews.

Nicole – Dental Assistant

Nicole started working for B & D Dental Excellence as a high school student and loved us so much she decided to pursue a career in dental assisting. She has been a dental assistant and member of our team for over ten years and has extensive knowledge of, and experience, in the field of dental assisting. She sets up treatment rooms with the appropriate materials needed for procedures and assists Dr. Dunayer with various procedures, takes x-rays and cares for the patient’s needs so they can be as relaxed and comfortable as possible. She is licensed by the New York Department of Education as a private school teacher and teaches dental assisting at The Dental Assistant School of Rockland. She is married and loves spending time with her husband Mike in their new house, listening to music and hanging out with her family and friends.

Debbie – Dental Assistant

Debbie is the newest member of our dental support team and has been a dental assistant at B & D Dental Excellence for the last three years. Although she is new to our practice, she has been working as a dental assistant for one of the largest orthodontic practices in Rockland County for over twenty-one years and has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of dental assisting. She sets up treatment rooms with the appropriate materials needed for procedures and assists Dr. Dunayer with various procedures, takes x-rays and cares for the patient’s needs so they can be as relaxed and comfortable as possible. She is licensed by the New York Department of Education as a private school teacher and teaches dental assisting at The Dental Assistant School of Rockland. She loves spending time with her husband Lenny and her two sons, Charlie and John and is a welcome addition to our exceptional team.