Hi, my name is Karen. Ginny, Eileen and I are the first members of Dr.AtIas's staff you will meet when you enter our office. Think of us as the office concierges answering questions and insuring your visit is a pleasant one. I have been in the dental field for over twenty-six years, most of these with Dr. Atlas.
My husband and I have been married for 53 years. Our greatest accomplishment together was having three children and raising them to be compassionate, responsible adults with a zest for life. We are also blessed with a wonderful daughter in law and an exuberant and cherished granddaughter.
I enjoy all that nature has to offer: kayaking, hiking, paddle boarding as well as reading and dancing. I love to travel as well.
I hope that my sense of humor and friendliness puts you at ease when you enter our office. I know that once you meet Dr. Atlas and our clinical staff you will feel assured that you are in the finest office for your dental care.
I am the scheduling coordinator for the office. I have worked with Dr. Atlas for over 21 years. I have lived in West Milford for many years with my husband, Joe. We have a wonderful son, daughter, son in law, and our wonderful grandchildren Gavin and Lilly. I absolutely adore being a grandmother!
I love living in the area enjoying the beautiful lakes and outdoor activities, especially with our dog Charlie. When I'm not working, I like to read, crochet, cross stitch and visit the Jersey Shore and of course spending time with my grandchildren.
I enjoy working with patients of all ages and hope that every person who comes into our office experiences the warm, caring atmosphere we strive for.
Certified Dental Assistant
My name is Shelby and I am 24 years old. I have lived in West Milford my whole life and graduated West Milford High School in 2012. I then attended a Dental Assisting program at Fortis Institute in Wayne NJ where I graduated in 2013.
I have been a Certified Dental Assistant here at Dr. Atlas’s office for about 5 years now.
Ever since I was a little girl I knew I wanted to be in the dental field. I love my profession as a CDA and I enjoy helping Dr. Atlas create beautiful smiles for our patients.
When my work is all done enjoy working out at the gym, hiking and spending time with my boyfriend, family and friends.
My name is Cheryl and I have been a Dental Hygienist for over 25 years. I received my degree from Bergen County Community College. Meeting new people and teaching my patients about their dental health are my favorite parts of my job. During my free time I like to travel, cycle hike and go camping with my husband and four children.
Hello! My name is Eileen, but those to whom I'm closest call me Elle. I'm a proud West Virginia University alumna (Let's Go Mountaineers!), and spent the years following my graduation living and working in locales as diverse as Paris, France; Ocala, Florida and Ann Arbor, Michigan. I have two degrees: the first in French (a labor of love) and the latter, Accounting (an attempt at practicality). By sheer circumstance, and with the help of a professional affiliation initiated by my twin sister, Karen, I ended up finding myself working in dental administration some 7 years ago.
As part of Dr. Atlas' team, I have what I consider to be the luxury of working hand in hand with patients and staff to maximize our clients' insurance benefits while maintaining the highest quality standard of care. It's not often that people say they truly love their jobs, but there are few things I enjoy more than working with numbers and liaising with insurance companies to best serve our patients.
In my spare time, you'll find me at my local Crossfit affiliate (l recently managed to hit my first ever bar muscle up!), out for a trail or road run, on my road bike or engaging in some form of exercise! I'm also an avid reader (few books rival Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier in my mind) and look forward to spending one evening a month with 15-20 girlfriends poring over our book club's latest selections. If I could be anywhere in the world, it'd be on a beach in SoCal with a crossword puzzle in hand and my twin sister (and closest friend) Karen by my side.
Registered Dental Hygienist
My name is Amy Marie and I am a Dental Hygienist for 11 years now. My mother is a dental assistant, so I have been around dental offices all my life. When I was in high school I started out as an orthodontic receptionist and then became an orthodontic assistant. I loved the dental field so much that I decided to go to Hygiene School. I received my degree from Bergen Community College.
What I love the most about it is meeting new people from all different backgrounds and having very interesting conversations. I also love developing relationships and friendships with patients I meet.
The most satisfying part of my job is being able to comfort and help people. It is the most amazing feeling when you turn a phobic nervous patient into one of the best dental patients. I love being able to be gentle and make people comfortable. I also love being able to teach people and make their smiles shine.
Out of the dental office I am a musician. I also enjoy the outdoors, hiking, biking and photography. I am also a Nascar fan traveling to different race tracks for racing events.