Kristina is the newest member of our office. As our hygienist, she is a key part of our team in keeping our patients healthy. Kristina is especially adept at educating patients about how they can keep their teeth for a lifetime. Her patient’s remark at how gentle she is, while effectively cleaning all areas to prevent gingivitis, bone disease and cavities. Kristina has also successfully used many whitening systems for in-office and at home tooth whitening, and has recently completed a seminar teaching her the latest techniques in tooth whitening. With Dr. Gleaner, Kristina will help you understand any needs you may have and come up with a plan to complete your treatment easily and efficiently. When not treating patients, Kristina enjoys helping out her local church, along with admiring the outdoors. She is especially interested in missionary work, and even attended a Dental mission trip in the Dominican Republic last summer.
Rachel is the pleasant voice you will hear when you first call us. She brings to us her fantastic skills as a dental receptionist and insurance and financial coordinator. She has much experience in this area and can work with our patients to maximize your insurance benefits, as well as work out affordable payment options to help you keep your teeth healthy. We know insurance benefits can be confusing and Rachel understands it better than anyone. For those who don't have insurance, she can explain great interest free payment options. She can also explain everything in Spanish, as well! When not helping us, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.
Lisa is the great dental assistant of Dr. Gleaner. A graduate of Kearny High School, Lisa has returned here to her roots in Bayonne. She has been a dental assistant for more than 10 years and is excellent at putting even the most nervous patients at ease. When not with us, Lisa keeps busy with her twin boys and teenage daughter. She finds time to keep physically fit by going to the gym several times a week, as well as exercising on weekends with her hyperactive yorkie, King. Lisa joins Rachel as a bi-lingual Spanish speaker, as her family is originally from Cuba.