Meet The Staff

Hygienists

Jenna

Registered Dental Hygienist, Treatment Coordinator

Jenna was born, raised and lives in Palmer Township. She graduated from the dental hygiene program in 2008 at Northampton Community College. She has been with Dr. Gangji for 11 years. After starting as a Dental Hygienist, she transitioned into treatment coordination and office administration. She is knowledgeable in understanding the treatment of our patients and utilizing their dental insurance benefits that fit their financial needs. She takes pride in building relationships with the patients and wants them to feel comfortable and at ease during their treatment.
Outside of the office, Jenna enjoys spending quality time with her family including her husband and two children. She also enjoys going to church, the outdoors and finding reasons to laugh.


Alison

Registered Dental Hygienist

Alison graduated Dental Hygiene school in May 1999 from Bergen Community College in Paramus NJ.
She has been a hygienist with Gentle Family Dentistry for 13 years and enjoys all aspects of dental hygiene but especially scaling, root planing and periodontal therapy.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, Ruben her husband and two children: Kyle and Kiara.
As a hobby, Alison likes to bake and decorate custom cakes and cupcakes.


Brooke

Registered Dental Hygienist

Brooke is a 2011 dental hygiene graduate from Northampton community college. She joined the GFD team as a full time Dental Hygienist in 2013. Brooke was born and raised in Palmer Township. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends. During the summer months you can find her at Lake Wallenpaupack riding her jet ski or out on a boat. Brooke has gone on several medical mission trips to Jamaica where she loves using her dental hygiene skills to help those in need. She keeps building her dental hygiene knowledge by taking many continuing education classes each year.


Ewa

Registered Dental Hygienist

Ewa has been a Dental Hygienist with Gentle Family Dentistry since 2016. She enjoys working with patients and helping them improve their oral health. Ewa earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Harcum College in 2003 and her Local Anesthesia Licence in 2012. Ewa continues her education through courses at Penn College.
Outside of work, Ewa enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and traveling.


Jane

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jane has been working with GFD for over 25 years. She moved to Bethlehem Township in 1999. She has two daughters that graduated from Freedom HS.
She is married to Joe and they like to travel when they get the chance.
They also love to spend time outside with their two golden retriever dogs.


Stephanie

Registered Dental Hygienist, Treatment Coordinator

Stephanie graduated from Montgomery County Community College in May 2011 with a degree in Dental Hygiene.
She is thoroughly enjoying her dental hygiene career, along with being a treatment coordinator.
She joined Gentle Family Dentistry full-time in March 2014. When she is not working, Stephanie spends time with her beautiful children: Aubree and Gregory. They love spending time outdoors when the weather is nice. Their favorite place is the beach!


Melissa

Registered Dental Hygienist

Melissa started working as a Dental Assistant in 2011 and soon afterward pursued her education in dental hygiene at Northampton Community College. She loves the preventive aspect of her job and is passionate about offering specific advice for bettering each patient’s oral health. She gains personal satisfaction in helping others overcome their dental concerns and reaching their oral health goals.
Outside of the office Melissa is happily married to her husband, Anthony. She enjoys quality time with family and friends. With her spare time she loves being outdoors, binge watching movies and Netflix at night.


Dental Assistants

Blanca

Dental Assistant

Blanca is a certified Dental Assistant from New Jersey and have been at GFD since 2006.
She is married and has two children.
In her spare time she enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.


Charlotte

Dental Assistant

Charlotte is a Dental Assistant, mother, wife and power lifter. She believes in overall health. She has participated in figure and power lifting competitions and training.
Charlotte has two sons: Brandon and Ian and a step son Wyatt. She is happily married to her husband, Shawn, whom she shares her love of outdoor activities along with the many hours in the gym working out together.


Hannah

Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Hannah has been working at Gentle Family Dentistry since 2016. She went to school for Dental Assisting in New Jersey. She recently graduated from Harcum College where she studied to become an EFDA.
Outside of work, She likes spending time with family, friends and being outdoors.


Jessica

Dental Assistant

Bio coming soon!

 


Elaine

Dental Assistant

Elaine is a certified Dental Assistant. She started her career in the beautiful Island of Jamaica. After migrating to the U.S.A. in 1997, she continued her career in New Jersey where she became board certified. She is very happy to have joined the GFD team in 2005. She is married for over 25 years with 3 beautiful children.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as volunteering with community outreach projects. Her hobbies are cooking, singing and fishing.


Practice Administrator

Patti

Practice Administrator

Patti has been working in the accounting field since 1980 where she began her career in the private sector. In 1985, she began working in public accounting specializing in tax accounting until April 2010. In May 2010, she decided to start on a new challenging career with Gentle Family Dentistry as their Practice Administrator where she is able to use her accounting, tax and organizational skills.
Patti is married to her husband Bob for 39 1/2 years. They have two sons and three grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading and time at the beach in Ocean City, NJ.


Front Desk Coordinators

Maria

Front Desk Coordinator

Maria joined GFD in 2017; however, has been working in the dental field for over seven years. She is a front desk team member. She assists patients with registration, check in/out, payment for services and scheduling appointments. Her favorite part of the job is helping patients and making a difference!


Stacey

Front Desk Coordinator

Stacey has been working in the Dental field for over two years.
She attended graduate Dental Assistant school and plans to be an Assistant in the future.
Currently, she is a front desk team member. At the front desk, she is the first and last person the patients see.
She checks patients in and out, collects co-pays and schedules future appointments to help patients stay up to date in their oral hygiene. Her favorite part of the job is building connections with the patients and making a difference!

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