Dental Services in Hawthorne, Nutley & Surrounding Areas
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Our Team

Serving Our Two Convenient Office

  • Hawthorne Team

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    Jennifer Psota | Office Manager

    Hello, my name is Jennifer and I’ve been a member of the Rauzman & Pallotta family since 1987. Originally started with Dr. Anthony Pallotta, my dad, who previously owned the practice and retired once Dr. Rauzman purchased the practice in 2011.

    Being the Office Manager here includes a list of responsibilities. I take care of all patient and staff related issues or concerns, I am the insurance and financial coordinator, and I see to it that the office is running as best and smooth as possible. Working here is like being at home. Everyone including the patients are like family. In my spare time, I enjoy skiing, biking, cooking, gardening, singing in a band (5 Equals 1), and trying to balance life and family.

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    Taylor Noble | Public Relations Manager

    Hello, my name is Taylor and I’ve been a member of the Rauzman & Pallotta family since 2015. I’ve been in the dental field for 10 years starting out as a hygiene assistant while in High School. At Rauzman & Pallotta, I started out as Dr. Rauzman’s Dental Assistant and in 2017, I was promoted to the Public Relations Manager position for our Hawthorne and Nutley location. My responsibilities entail all marketing, new patient and public communication with our office and the towns around us. I also assist the office manager in keeping the office running as smooth as possible.

    Working at Rauzman & Pallotta has been a joy! Getting to know the patients and building new relationships with our new family members every day. The staff is like family and every day work isn’t work at all! In my spare time, I enjoy cooking and baking and spending time with my husband, Aaron and my kitten, Bella. I am now studying to get my bachelor’s in business management to expand my knowledge in my career.

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    Nancy Santino | Schedule Coordinator

    Hello, my name is Nancy and I’ve been a member of the Rauzman & Pallotta family since 2012. Being in the dental field since 1970, I’ve gained much experience in dentistry. Starting out as a Certified Dental Assistant in the 70’s and now I am a part of the front desk staff as the Schedule Coordinator at Rauzman & Pallotta.

    My responsibilities here are being the first face the patients see when they walk in, welcoming them to our office and checking them in. I make sure their patient and insurance information are updated and correct. I also answer the phones and make sure the schedule is productive and in order. My favorite part about working here is the interactions with our patients and staff. Our patients are like an extended family that I get to see twice a year and sometimes more. I have 4 grandchildren that I love and adore, and all my spare time is spent with them and my growing family.

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    Joanne Giovannetti | Dental Assistant

    Hello, my name is Joanne and I’ve been with the Rauzman & Pallotta family since 2016. I have been in the dental field for 10 years. Started in the Endodontics Dept as Dr. Kim’s dental assistant and now I assist Dr. Kim every now and then and Dr. Rauzman most of the time. What I love the most about coming to work every day are the patients and my co-workers. Everyone, patients included, are like extended family members. For fun, I enjoy traveling to exotic islands with my family and spending time with my friends.

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    Virginia “Ginie” Torres | Dental Assistant

    Hello, my name is Virginia, but you all can call me Ginie. I am the newest member of Rauzman & Pallotta, only being a part of the family since March 2019. I’ve been in the dental field for over 10 years and I am Dr. Rauzman’s dental assistant. I assist Dr. Rauzman with all four-handed treatment including our newest system CEREC. I Graduated from Dental Studies Institute in 2007 with a certificate in Dental Assisting. Being with the practice for a short period of time has taught me so much! Not only am I learning as I grow in the dental field, everyone is so patient and appreciate them for that. In my spare time, I enjoy watching movies with my friends, shopping with my daughter and spending time with my grandmother.

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    Dee Slootmaker, RDH | Dental Hygienist

    Hello, my name is Dee and I’ve been a part of the Rauzman & Pallotta family since 1989. I’ve been in the dental field for more than 30 years. Started out as Dr. Anthony Pallotta’s dental assistant and then I went to Bergen Community College and graduated in 2001 with my A.S in Dental Hygiene.

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    Marla Castellanos, RDH | Dental Hygienist and Health Coach

    Hello, my name is Marla and I’ve been a part of the Rauzman & Pallotta family since 1989. I started out assisting my dad, Dr. Anthony Pallotta, who has now retired. In 1990, I graduated from Fairleigh Dickenson University with my A.S in Dental Hygiene. In 2017, I received my certificate in Health Coaching. I enjoy taking my dogs out for their walks and going hiking in my spare time.

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    Susan Corcoran, RDH | Dental Hygienist

    Hello, my name is Sue and I’ve been a part of the Rauzman & Pallotta family since September of 2008. I’ve been in the dental field for 31 years. Starting out as a dental assistant, then became an office manager. Shortly after, I decided to go to school for dental hygiene. I graduated from Bergen Community College in 1999 with my A.A.S in Dental Hygiene. I enjoy working at Rauzman & Pallotta. It’s a family friendly environment. We always have the patients interest as a priority. We have the latest technology and equipment and a very professional staff. Our dentists are great! In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family. I enjoy cooking and baking and traveling whenever possible.

  • Nutley Team

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    Beverly Lugowe, RDH | Dental Hygienist

    Hello, my name is Beverly and I’ve been in the dental field for 42 years as a dental hygienist. I graduated with my Dental Hygiene degree from Union County Technical Institute in 1977. My responsibilities here include caring for our patient’s oral health and educate them on homecare. My favorite part about working here is helping our patients maintain their oral health. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, traveling and being surrounded by my family.

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    Solimar Urias, RDH | Dental Hygienist

    Hello, my name is Solimar, but you can call me Soli. I’ve been a part of the Rauzman & Pallotta family since June 2019. I’ve been in the dental field since 2004 starting as a front desk receptionist, later becoming a Dental Hygienist in 2009. I graduated with my Dental Hygiene degree from Bergen Community College in 2009. My responsibilities here include keeping track of patients oral care and treatment plans, keeping up to date with x-rays and screening for oral cancer and other diseases. My favorite part about working here would be working alongside a wonderful staff and awesome patients. In my spare time, I like to run, read books and work in my garden.

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    Robin Soto | Patient Coordinator

    Hello, my name is Robin and I started my career in the dental field as a dental assistant 29 years ago. Now I am at the front desk as the patient coordinator. My responsibilities include greeting and welcoming the patients, answering the phones, billing agreements and questions and all insurance correspondence. In my spare time, I enjoy hanging out with my family.

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    Susan Schmid, RDA | Registered Dental Assistant

    Hello, my name is Susan and I’ve been in the dental field as a Certified and Registered Dental Assistant since 1972. My responsibilities include assisting the doctor, keeping the rooms and drawers organized and ordering all supplies. I love to meet new patients, love interacting with all patients and it makes me feel good helping others love their smile. For fun, I love to travel and spend time with my family and good friends.

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    Melissa Cawley, RDA | Registered Dental Assistant

    Hello, my name is Melissa and I’ve been a part of the Rauzman & Pallotta family since June 2019. I’ve been in the dental field since 2000, starting in High School by taking a vocational program. Upon graduating high school, I received my certification and got registered as a dental assistant in the state of New Jersey. My responsibilities here include assisting the doctors and expanded functions, including patient education and post-operative instructions. Working alongside Dr Rauzman and Dr Pallotta is great! The staff is friendly and the patients are lovely. In my spare time, I am a Yankee fanatic. I enjoy traveling to Vermont and Montana, visiting historic landmarks.

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