Meet the Team
At Artistic Dental, Drs. Bookman and Goldberg work hard to provide exceptional dental care. When you visit us, our team will do everything possible to keep you comfortable and relaxed. We are eager to provide you with the care you need! Pease feel free to contact us today if you would like more information about any of the services we offer or if you are ready to schedule your next visit with our dentists in Jackson, New Jersey. We look forward to caring for you and your family.
Kelly is our lead dental hygienist. She started working in the dental field in 2001 as an orthodontic dental assistant and then worked for a periodontal practice until she returned to school to complete her college education by graduating the dental hygiene program in Williamsville, New York. She has her license for local anesthesia administration as well as her certification for nitrous oxide monitoring. Kelly has over 20 years of working experience committed to excellence as a dental professional. A perfectionist at heart, Kelly has a true passion for delivering personalized, high quality care and services to her patients. Kelly is enthusiastic to connect and work with individuals to improve not only their oral health, but whole-body health as well. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, fitness, boating and offshore fishing.
Rachel is one of our dental hygienists and we have been lucky enough to have her with us since day one! Rachel started out as an orthodontist assistant in 1997 and became a hygienist in 2003. She chose this field because she is passionate about helping people achieve healthy smiles. She loves establishing relationships with her patients and educating them on oral and general health. She wants every patient to feel comfortable and relaxed in her chair and that their needs are being met. Our patients constantly rave about Rachel that she is gentle, thorough, friendly, upbeat and caring. You will definitely feel well taken care of if you sit in Rachel's chair. When she's not at work, Rachel is busy with her husband, Greg, her two boys, Ryan and Dylan, and her dog, Rusty. She enjoys paddleboarding, boating and spending time at her happy place - the beach!
Heather is another one of our hygienists that has been with the practice since day one! She has been in the dental field for over twenty years. She started as a dental assistant in 1996 and became a hygienist in 2004. Heather enjoys being a hygienist primarily because of the relationships she builds with her patients. Heather is married and has two daughters. She loves the warmer weather and spending time outside, on her boat, or by the pool or beach in the summer.
Suellen is one of our amazing dental hygienists. She studied at Middlesex Community College and has been working with us at Artistic Dental since graduation. Our patients always rave that Suellen delivers a positive, relaxed, gentle and calming experience when they come in. She loves being a hygienist and proving to her patients that going to the dentist can be fun. Suellen enjoys working at Artistic Dental so much because of the amazing patients and staff, and the laid back and fun environment. Sue recently received her certification for nitrous oxide monitoring. When Suellen gets time off, she travels back to her hometown in Naples, Italy. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, hanging with friends, exploring new restaurants, bonfires, shopping and spending time with her big Italian family.
Stefanie is one of our fabulous dental hygienists. She graduated from the dental hygiene program at the New York University College of Dentistry in 2018. Stefanie chose to pursue a career in dentistry because she always had a positive and enjoyable experience when she was younger at her dentist, which is something that she aims to provide for her patients. When she is not working, she enjoys watching football and baseball games, and spending time with her family and two fur babies, Rosie and Mia.
Kelly is our revered, fearless, lead dental assistant who has been with Artistic Dental since 2014. Kelly will make you feel right at home with her light hearted demeanor and ability to make sure you are comfortable. She will have you laughing and having a good time throughout your dental experience!
This is Alexa, one of our wonderful, caring registered dental assistants. Alexa went to school for dental assisting in 2010 and started working for Dr. Bookman in 2012. She has been with us at Artistic Dental since day one. Alexa has worked hard to become an RDA in 2022. You may meet Alexa as she assists the doctors with various procedures, takes your digital x-rays, or maybe scans your teeth with our intraoral 3D scanner. Alexa's favorite part about working at Artistic Dental is that it feels like family working here. She loves making patients feel comfortable and showing them that the dentist can be a positive experience. When not at work, Alexa loves spending time with her beautiful girls and working on the boardwalk in the summer.
This is Amber, one of our amazing dental assistants. Amber went to school for dental assisting in 2015 because she wanted to be more hands on with helping patients. She's been with Artistic Dental since 2018 and loves working here because she loves that the doctors care so much about their staff and their patients. Artistic Dental is so proud of Amber, as she became a registered dental assistant (RDA) in 2022. You may meet Amber as she assists the doctors during procedures or takes any necessary x-rays. Patients always feel more comfortable around Amber and she has the best sense of humor. Amber's favorite part of being a dental assistant is being a part of transforming patients' views of going to the dentist. Often, patients are initially apprehensive, but she loves seeing them quickly become comfortable once they see how easy the visit goes. When she's not busy at work, Amber likes to binge watch Netflix with her cat, Jersey.
Millie is one of our beloved dental assistants. She has been in the field of dentistry since 2005. She is great at making people feel comfortable. She's very personable, tells stories to patients and enjoys meeting and helping people from all walks of life. She most enjoys oral surgery, and will make you feel at ease if you should need to have a surgical procedure done. Millie is artistically inclined, so outside of the office, she enjoys arts and crafts, finding things to do with her kids, going on adventures, and cooking and baking.
Tabi is one of our caring dental assistants that you may meet during your visit and has been with us since June 2021. She decided to pursue a career in the dental field because she's always admired the work that her mother was involved in. Tabi's favorite part of her job is helping to ease people's fears and anxieties they have when they visit the dentist. She strives to be a well-rounded assistant by keeping on top of her continuing education and the latest technological advancements. She also gets to help with the office's social media. Tabi loves coming to Artistic Dental every day and helping people to smile again. Patients often mention how warm and helpful Tabi is. When she's not at work, Tabi enjoys spending time with her family and animals.
Kim has more than 21 years in the dental field, starting as a dental assistant and progressing up through the practice as the Front Desk Coordinator, where tasks entailed patient/account insurance coordination, as well as overseeing the day-to-day scheduling of patient appointments. Due to Kim's exceptional overall dental practice knowledge, complemented by her people-person skills, Kim accepted the challenge of Office Manager here at Artistic Dental.
Amanda graduated from Jackson Memorial high school class of 2006 and currently resides in Howell. She attended Brookdale Community College in 2014 and received her certificate in dental radiology and business management. Amanda has been in the field of dentistry since 2013 and was a welcome addition to the Artistic Dental team in 2023. She has taken on the role of Operations Manager and is passionate about providing the best service and building relationships with our patients. In her free time, you can find her on the football field and at cheer competitions with her children.
Shari is an integral part of our Admin Team, as Financial Coordinator and Dr. Goldberg's Patient Care Coordinator. She started in the dental field in 2014 working in a dental lab, and later joined our team at Artistic Dental in 2019. She comes to work everyday ready to give 100% and is always full of energy. Her favorite thing about the practice is the culture, learning new things every day and sharing her knowledge when it comes to insurances. When not at work, Shari enjoys being active in any way she can, whether it's at the gym, hiking or playing basketball, volleyball or tennis.
Artistic Dental was fortunate to have Felicia join the team in 2022 and is currently Dr. Seto's Patient Care Coordinator. She enjoys meeting all of the patients, making them feel welcome and at ease with any questions they may have. Felicia has lived in Manalapan for almost 20 years and has been busy raising her two kids. During her spare time, Felicia enjoys going to Pilates classes and spending time with friends and family.
Paige joined the Artistic Dental family in 2022 and has taken on the role of the Hygiene Coordinator and New Patient Concierge. With over 10 years of experience in hospitality, Paige makes sure everyone feels welcomed as soon as they walk through our doors. In her spare time she enjoys caring for her many plants, practicing archery and baking.