Meet Our Dental Care Professionals
We are proud to introduce you to our family, the team at Periodontal Associates, who recognize that patients which are satisfied with their care are more motivated to achieve great oral health. Delighted patients become active patients with an inclination to stay that way with positive oral health habits. At Periodontal Associates we are committed to our patient’s oral health goals.
We believe that our most valuable asset is our staff. Our dental care team is ultimately the backbone of our organization. Our team believes that good manners coupled with a friendly smile are foundational to a building great relationships with our patients.
Deborah is THE Dental Assistant at Periodontal Associates, LLC. Debbie as she likes to be called, has more than 15 years experience in her field. She works alongside Dr. Patil in consulting and treating patients. She has a wonderful sense of humor and once patients are in the chair, she makes them feel very relaxed, comfortable and at home. Her beautiful smile and bubbly personality make every patient smile and most often laugh. Debbie is very dedicated to her profession and is passionate about it. She enjoys cooking, entertaining and relaxing by the lake in the late spring and summer. Debbie is happily married for more than 25 years and a proud mother of two wonderful kids, Nicholas and Deanna, both in college and two adorable four- legged kids, Sadie and Cobie.
Jessica is our resident artist and dental hygienist. Her attention to detail transcends the art world and is evident in her work. Her soft touch allows her to clean your teeth with incredible efficiency and comfort. Jessica studied dental hygiene at Bergen Community College. In her spare time she enjoys relaxing with a book, drawing and spending time with her dog, Mei Mei who brightens her day and life.
Ruth is a wonderful addition to Periodontal Associates, LLC. Ruth is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickenson University for Dental Hygiene. Ruth brings more than 35 years experience to the practice and has a wonderful and caring disposition. The patients look forward to coming in for their dental hygiene cleaning because of Ruth. She puts a smile on their faces the minute they walk in and when they leave which she finds is most rewarding. Ruth loves gardening in her spare time and bird watching as well as spending time with her dog, Luna. Ruth has an amazing son, daughter-in- law and a beautiful granddaughter, Olivia who is her Sunshine!
Rosetta is the Practice Administrator for Periodontal Associates, LLC. With over 15 years of experience in the dental and medical field, Rosetta is responsible for the day to day operations. In overseeing the practice, she works with both Dr. Patil and the staff in expanding growth and maintaining top-notch patient relationships. She believes in teamwork and cross-training to ensure the practice maintains a solid foundation. Rosetta is a founding board member and Secretary of the American Association of Dental Office Managers of Northern New Jersey (AADOM). She is also an active volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Bergen County and Center for Food Action in New Jersey. Rosetta loves giving back to the community and has been active in serving meals to soup kitchens in the New York and New Jersey area for years. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, baking and cooking with her wonderful husband as well as spending time with her cat, Ohana, whom she adores.
“Dr. Patil and his staff could not be more professional. They take the time to talk to you and explain what will be done. I am constantly surprised at how little pain is associated with the procedures they perform.” Jack T.