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OUR DENTAL TEAM 

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JULIA KNESELAC, RDH

REGISTERED HYGIENIST 

   Julia Kneselac, a highly experienced dental hygienist with two decades of dedicated service, passionately delivers top-tier patient care while instilling a "healthy mouth/healthy mind" philosophy. Alongside her clinical role, Julia enriches the dental community as a part-time instructor at Plaza College, nurturing the growth of future dental hygiene professionals. Continuously advancing her knowledge in dentistry and public health, she seeks to elevate her patients' overall well-being and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Public Health to expand her impact. Julia's career embodies unwavering dedication, compassion, and a commitment to excellence in oral healthcare, making her a valued team member of Anderson Family Dental Practice.

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GRACE
MASSARO-KOPS

DENTAL ASSISTANT

     Grace Massaro-Kops, a faithful Fort Lee, NJ native, is the embodiment of unwavering commitment and dedication in the field of dentistry. Her journey began in 1984 when she graduated from Bergen County Vocational Technical High School, holding her Dental Assistant Degree, an X-ray license, and her High School Diploma, a testament to her early dedication. With a career spanning over four decades, Grace's experience as a Dental Assistant dates back to 1982, making her a cornerstone of expertise at Anderson Family Dental since 2013 under the guidance of Dr. Ruiz-Ahneman. Beyond her professional accomplishments, Grace is a loving mother who relishes spending quality outdoor time with her children cherishing tranquil evenings at home with them. Her passion for dentistry and genuine love for her family reflect her commitment to her patients and personal life, ensuring our practice's warm and caring atmosphere.

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OFELIA ADRIAS

DENTAL ASSISTANT

     Ofelia's career spans over three decades. Holding certifications as a dental assistant in both the vibrant landscapes of New York City and New Jersey, she has cultivated a wealth of expertise and experience, making her an invaluable asset to our dental practice. Her professional credentials create an atmosphere of comfort and trust. Outside the realm of dentistry, Ofelia finds solace in the pages of a good book. When the occasion calls for it, she emerges as the life of the party, always the first to ignite the spark of a memorable karaoke night out.

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VALERIIA

                           RECEPTIONIST

    Valeriia brings a wealth of international experience to our dental practice. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree from The University of Trade and Economics in Ukraine in 1999 and immigrated to the USA in 2022. Joining Dr. Ruiz's dedicated team as our receptionist, Valeriia serves as our office's front liner and is undoubtedly the go-to person for all your inquiries about treatment plans and any insurance or payment options. Her warm and knowledgeable presence ensures that our patients feel welcomed and informed when they enter our doors, embodying our commitment to exceptional patient care.

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