Meet the Team

Here at Oceans our staff is one of kind. They are always happy to see you and very easy to work with. They love what they do and will make your Oceans experience a great one.

Yuzell

Yuzell

Registered Dental Assistant

Yuzell is our head clinical assistant here at Oceans.
She studied at Rutgers University, School of Health Professions, where she obtained her CDA and RDA. She is proficient in English and Spanish, and helps our Spanish speaking patients feel at ease. She is passionate about helping others and working with children. In her free time, she enjoys caring for children, spending time with family, traveling to new places or anywhere where the sun is shining and the beach is at her fingertips.

Sofia M.

Sofia M.

Patient Coordinator

Sofia is our bilingual patient coordinator here at Oceans with a twist of assisting. You may be surprised to know where in South America she was born. You can find her sitting at the front desk with a colorful bandana on most days. The dental field was not something she ever considered but, she decided to give it a chance and has found joy in helping families schedule their dental visits and recently found she enjoys assisting Dr. Aimee. Ask her about Luna, her miniature schnauzer she has a ton of pictures to share!

Erin

Erin

Registered Dental Hygienist

Erin is a registered dental hygienist who began her career in 2019. She has always had an interest in working in healthcare and pediatric dentistry was her match. Erin has a bachelors degree in dental hygiene from the University of New Haven. Her favorite part of dental hygiene is watching her patients leave with a sparkeling smile on their faces. Outside of the office you can find Erin working out at Alpha Fit right in town or finding new places to travel. She also enjoys spending time with her rescue pup, Chip. 

Dan

Dan

Insurance Coordinator/Lab Tech

Daniel also known as “Dan the Man” can be found either at the front desk or in the back at the Orthodontic Lab. Dan can help answer most insurance questions as well as anything that has to do with your retainers! Ask him to show you our super cool 3D printer! When Dan is not at Oceans he is spending time with his 2 cats Blake and Celty or collecting new records for his record player. Ask him about his collection! 

Kate

Kate

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kate is a registered dental hygienist. She loves working with children of all ages. In fact, Kate started out her career as a high school English teacher. But her true calling to the dental field could not be ignored, so she pursued her dream of becoming a dental hygienist at Bergen Community College. Now she loves having one on one time with each patient and being able to teach them about their oral health. She believes going to the dentist can be a fun, positive experience for every patient to be proud of! Outside of the office she loves spending time with her own two kids out in nature.

Casey

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Jadie

Jadie

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jadie is a registered dental hygienist who began her career in 2009. She is originally from Brooklyn, NY where she studied at NYC College of Technology.  She went on to receive her bachelors degree in Health Service Administration. She utilized her skills for over 10 years working at NYU Langone Hospital providing treatment in general and pediatric dentistry. She is excited to join the Ocean’s team to be able to build long term relationships with her patients. Her goal is for every patient to have a positive experience and to educate them about their dental hygiene the way she wished she would have been taught as a child. As a fairly new resident of NJ she enjoys her free time outdoors with her husband, daughter, and dog. She loves to bake, cook, and take pictures. 

Stefanie

Stefanie

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Stefanie is a clinical assistant at Oceans. She has always had a love for working with children and spent eight years as a preschool teacher. She is also a new mommy! She and her husband welcomed their son Hudson in April 2021. In addition to possessing her Child Development Associates, she studied at New Jersey School of Dental Assisting and obtained her dental x-ray license. This quirky combination led her on a perfect path to work in a pediatric/orthodontic office. She strives to form a connection and sense of comfort for each and every patient, and hopes to make every trip to the dentist a positive one. Outside of the office Stefanie loves baking, road trips, and finding a good deal at target!

Christine

Christine

Orthodontic Financial Coordinator

Christine is our insurance coordinator here at Oceans.  She helps make your dental visit an easy process from understanding your insurance benefits to making sure you get the maximum use on your yearly plan. She obtained a degree in nutrition and food science at Montclair State University which ultimately made her choice to work at Oceans easy as Dr. Frank has a similar degree. Christine enjoys staying active and activities such as hiking to find new Zen views.

Azariah

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Monique

Monique

Orthodontic Dental Assistant

Monique, who goes by “MO,” is one of our Orthodontic Dental Assistants but can sometimes be found on the Pediatric side helping Dr. Aimee. She currently attends Fairleigh Dickenson University, where she is pursuing a degree in Buisness Marketing. She is all smiles and full of energy! During her free time she enjoys working out, shopping and trying new places to eat. She an advocate for Chipotle, she is their #1 fan! 

Sofia V.

Sofia V.

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Sofia is a Dental Assistant at Oceans who works side by side with Dr. Aimee! She is passionate about working with children and is proficient in English as well as Portuguese. She took a particular interest in Adolescent Psychology in college and strives to make all children feel comfortable at their dental visits while putting a smile on their faces! Sofia is a child at heart. She loves to be outside in nature, do yoga, and drink Bubble Tea! Ask her about her cat, Tulicreme, named after her favorite childhood snack from Portugal!

Ashley

Ashley

Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator

Ashley is our Treatment Coordinator for Dr. Frank on the ortho side! At Oceans she helps start our patients in their orthodontic journey, from palate expanders to braces and more. She has two young girls of her own, so she loves connecting with our littles to make ortho a fun and exciting experience. Her favorite part about being our TC is seeing everyone’s smile transformations and their confidence glow up when they see their final results. She’s also our resident artist and loves painting, crafting, and writing. In her spare time, you can find her having dance parties with her girls, camping, collecting cool new crystals, and soaking up the sun at the beach. And if that doesn’t keep her busy enough she also has SIX pets and tons of plant babies!

We at Oceans Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry aim to be exceptionally caring while providing exceptional care. The Oceans Team  always provides the best dental care with a genuine smile. We elevate the lives and smiles of each and every person with whom we come in contact.

Location


522 E Broad St.
Westfield, NJ 07090
[email protected]
908-654-4949

Mon: 10am - 6pm
Tues: 9am - 5pm
Wed: 8am - 4pm
Thur: 10am - 6pm
Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm

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