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Bergenfield & Tappan Dental Team

“We are very privileged to be working with such a gifted, intelligent and dedicated group of dental professionals” -Dr. Tong and LaCap

Kim Bautista, Team Leader

Team Leader, Kim Bautista

Her role in the office is to make sure everything runs smoothly and on time. This includes managing both clinical and administrative duties. Previously she worked for an Orthopedic Doctor but she then decided she wanted a change, she wanted to challenge herself with a new profession. Years later Kim still enjoys working for Washington Dental Associates. When she’s not in the office you can find Kim stocking up on the seasons hottest shoes or browsing the handbag section at Bloomingdales. She also has a tradition where every Friday her family and friend gather for a dinner party!

Caitlin, Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant, Caitlin

She is the best person for this job because she joined our team with thirteen years of previous experience. With her position at the office now she can really let her vivacious personality shine through! She is a true thrill seeker, she has gone skydiving, cliff jumping and will try almost anything!

Natalia, Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist, Natalia

She got into the healthcare profession because growing up she was surrounded by it. Her father a Dentist and her mother an OBGYN. Natalia’s job as a hygienist not only consists of cleaning teeth and educating people. She also helps them overcome any fears of the dental office. In her free time, you can find Natalia having family day, or traveling!

Jon, New Patient Coordinator

New Patient Coordinator, Jon

Jon is our New Patient Coordinator at Washington Dental Associates. He is a graduate of Seton Hall University with a Major in Social and Behavioral Sciences and a Minor in Criminal Justice. His goal as a new patient coordinator is to make sure each new patient gets the full five-star experience. He loves to spend quality time with his family and friends, quality time is important to him. He loves going to concerts and traveling, but most of all, he's a great cook! Wonder why he photographs so well? He has had a lot of practice, he was a model from age 3 to 11 for companies such as Toys ‘R’ Us and Macy’s.

Trixia, New Patient Coordinator


Trixia is our New Patient Coordinator and one of the first friendly smiling faces you’ll see when you come to Smile More Dentistry. Trixia’s goal is to ensure each patient receives a five-star experience as soon as they walk through our doors. Trixia is a graduate of Ramapo College; where she majored in Business Administration. In her spare time, Trixia enjoys being outdoors, hiking, and fishing, and spending time with her family and friends.

Ashenden, New Patient Treatment Coordinator


Ashenden is one of our very talented New Patient Coordinators at Washington Dental Associates. With an extensive career in management and customer service, Ashenden is the perfect fit to ensure our patients receive an impeccable five-star experience. He is there to greet you with a warm smile and will happily answer any questions you may have. Ashenden and his wife enjoy playing the popular video game, Dota, in their spare time.



She is the Recare Coordinator at Washington Dental Associates. She got into the field of dentistry because of her uncle who was a Dentist, she worked for years in assisting him. She went to dental school shortly after. Her role is to make sure every patient ends up in the 10% and receives a special t-shirt. Don’t know what the 10% is? It’s the percentage of people who visit the dentist twice a year for cleanings, check-ups and are cavity free! She follows up with patients and makes sure they have a long-lasting treatment plan to help them be healthy. When Judy is not in the office she is probably cooking up something delicious on her hibachi like grill or singing karaoke with friends!

Julissa, Hygiene Coordinator

Dan, Dental Hygienist

Julissa is the hygiene coordinator at Smile More Dentistry. Her goal is to help every patient achieve the healthy cavity free smile they deserve. Julissa joins our team with over 5 years of customer service experience. Julissa can happily answer any questions you may have. When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her family and dog-Chops; as well as going to the beach as much as possible.

Dan, Dental Hygienist

Dan, Dental Hygienist

Dan our talented hygienist at Smile More Dentistry is guaranteed to give you the best cleaning you have ever had. Starting as a young child, Dan always wanted to be part of the dental field. With a warm and friendly smile, Dan is there to make sure all our patients receive a five-star experience.  Prior to being a hygienist, Dan was a ice hockey coach in Maryland for 5 years!  When not in the office, you can find Dan outdoors with his wife and two children.

Amanda, Dental Assistant

Amanda, Dental Assistant

Amanda is one of our dental assistants at Washington Dental Associates. Patient's comfort is one of Amanda's top priority.  She greets each patient with a warm and caring smile. Amanda loves spending time outdoors with her dogs and trying new restaurants she sees online.