Phillipsburg, NJ • The Lehigh Valley
Meet Our Dental Team
If the dentists make up the head of a dental office, then the team members are its beating heart – and we’re proud to have a very strong heart here at DeMartino Dental Group. Every member of our staff is highly experienced and knowledgeable in their respective positions while also sharing a genuine passion for helping patients feel welcomed and right at home throughout the care process. To learn more about them, keep reading below:
Minerva, Registered Dental Hygienist
Minerva has been a member of DeMartino Dental Group for two decades and counting. She earned her Associates in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Northampton Community College, graduating with honors. She is also trained in digital X-rays, VELscope, DIAGNOdent, and Glo Whitening. Being able to help patients and see their oral health improve over time is her favorite part of this job. She has been married for 25 years and has two children at home. Her hobbies include cooking, exercising and traveling.
One interesting fact about Minerva: She was born and raised in Lebanon!
Peggy, Registered Dental Hygienist
Margaret’s career in dentistry spans three decades and counting. Originally from Phillipsburg, she studied at Fairleigh Dickinson University College of Dental Medicine and has advanced training in VELscope, teeth whitening, and BOTOX. Her family consists of her husband, two daughters, and a son. She loves spending her free time with her loved ones, cooking, and attending sporting events.
One interesting fact about Margaret: She actually went to dental hygiene school at FDU when Dr. Garcia and Dr. DeMartino were there, and they used to trade patients back and forth to fulfill clinical requirements!
Allison, Treatment Plan Coordinator
Allison studied at Warren County Community College and has a genuine passion for being able to help patients receive the high-quality care they deserve. Originally from here in Phillipsburg, her career in dentistry spans a decade so far. At home, she has a husband named David and two sons named Nathan and Landon. She and David are very involved in the kids’ academics and sports activities outside of work – they’re always on the go!
Amanda, Treatment Plan Coordinator
Amanda hails from Brooklyn and studied at Middlesex County College. She is certified in dental radiography. Her favorite part of this position is being able to help so many people achieve a beautiful and healthy smile at DeMartino Dental Group! Outside of the office, she and her husband have one daughter. She has a passion for collecting different and unique pieces of jewelry.
One interesting fact about Amanda: She is a big fan of cooking all different kinds of dishes and sampling new craft beers.
Yeini, Dental Assistant
Yeini is originally from Costa Rica but considers Somerville, NJ her true hometown. She has been working in the dental field for over five years now and has plenty of experience in all kinds of specialty services, including laser dentistry, implant placement, cosmetic dentistry, BOTOX, children’s dentistry, nitrous oxide, and four-handed dentistry. She loves being able to help her patients feel genuinely comfortable during their appointments and also working with such amazing coworkers. Making friends is a big part of her job! Outside of the office, she enjoys hiking, shopping, eating, watching movies, and hanging out with her dog Brownie.
One interesting fact about Yeini: She is an identical twin and is also bilingual and fluent in Spanish!
Jane, Dental Assistant
Jane is from here in Phillipsburg and attended Churchman’s Business School before enrolling into the dental assistant program at Warren County Community College. She is a CDA and has her certifications in infection control and dental radiology. She loves seeing patients so happy with their smile and helping them experience NO dental pain through her efforts! Outside of the practice, she has one daughter, one son, three step-sons, and six grandchildren. She is an avid reader and knitter, loves camping and the shore, and stays active in her church. She also loves spending time with the grandchildren and her dog.
One interesting fact about Jane: She is the only student in the history of WCCC to get a perfect score on the Dental Radiology final exam!