Dental Team - Gramercy Park, NY
Helping Patients Smile
Ashley, Office Manager
As our office manager, Ashley is the person who greets patients when they first walk through the door and ensures that every aspect of the practice runs smoothly, from scheduling appointments to submitting insurance claims. Originally from the Bronx, she has been working in this field for 15 years and counting. She loves the staff she works with here at the practice and thinks Dr. Newman is absolutely amazing with the patients, helping them feel at home and very relaxed. She believes Gramercy Dental Studio is the perfect fit for her because she truly loves helping people and offering advice to those with dental needs. She’ll always do her best to help them make great decisions moving forward!
When she has free time, spending it with family always comes first for Ashley. She takes good care of her teenager daughter, doing things like cooking, shopping, and plenty of girl talk. She’s also in the process of adopting a dog or cat soon! Her other hobbies include doing hair and nails – she actually has her cosmetology license.
Lara, Dental Hygienist
Lara has a degree in dental hygiene and has been practicing for 30 years. She has a passion for what she does and treats every patient as an individual with utmost care. In her personal life she's an avid animal lover and owner of dogs, always dreaming of a house full of adopted pets.
Karen, Dental Hygienist
Karen is a Registered Dental Hygienist who has enjoyed practicing in New York for over 14 years. She is a graduate of Hostos Community College and continued on to receive her license in local anesthetic administration and Nitrous Oxide administration. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. She places great emphasis on preserving your oral health and will make recommendations and explain options for any needed treatments.
Karen is committed to the latest developments and trends in dentistry and stays up to date via participation in continuing education courses. She enjoys the gratitude of satisfied patients and is always prepared to field any questions regarding dental health.
In her spare time Karen enjoys reading, watching television and is the proud mother of two sons. She also gives of her time to her parish.
Ellen, Dental Assistant
Ellen brings over three decades of experience to our office. Her knowledge and experience help both procedures go smoothly and keeping patients at ease. Her duties at Gramercy Dental Studio include sterilization of rooms and instruments, lab case management, and appointment management. She brings both dedication and passion to her work and especially enjoys interacting with our patient family.
Ellen is married and the proud parent of a successful attorney. In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym and on sunny days can always be found at the beach.