We are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient.

Each member of our treatment team has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and training seminars.

Cathy Naranjo – Schedule Coordinator KinderSmiles

Cathy Naranjo – Schedule Coordinator

I’m Cathy, I’m the schedule coordinator here at KinderSmiles. I’m here to assist you with any questions you may have, and ensure you have an appointment so you can keep your smile beautiful and healthy for years to come! In my spare time I love spending time with my husband and my dog Brownie!

Lana – O.R. Scheduling Finance Coordinator kindersmiles

Lana – O.R. Scheduling/Finance Coordinator

Hi. My name is Lana. I am Dr. Engel’s O.R. scheduling coordinator. I can also help with any billing questions you may have. My biggest pleasure is spending time with my three grandchildren!

annie lawlor - Pediatric Dental Assistant Kinder Smiles

Annie Lawlor – Pediatric Dental Assistant

Hi, my name is Annie. I am a registered dental assistant and I graduated from the dental assisting program at Fortis Institute in 2014. I am thrilled to be a member of KinderSmiles team, and I enjoy helping to make sure that every child’s experience at the dentist is a happy one. In my free time, I like spending time with loved ones, camping, and going for hikes with my dog.

Sarah Moon – Hygiene Coordinator kindersmiles

Sarah Moon – Hygiene Coordinator

I have been working at KinderSmiles for 5 years now and my love for kids makes me love every moment of it! I recently graduated from Rutgers University and am currently planning on pursuing Dental Hygiene. Though I originally started out as a pharmacy student, I don’t ever regret my decision to change my career to stay in the field of Pediatric Dentistry. When not at KinderSmiles, you can find me crafting, babysitting, or eating yummy food in New York City!

Laura Halliwell – Dental Hygienist

I have been a dental hygienist here at KinderSmiles since graduating Bergen Community College Dental Hygiene program in 2008. I love that my workday, everyday, involves spending time with children; they always keep me entertained and laughing. I currently live in Clifton, NJ with my husband Matt and my two dogs, Mia and PJ.

Helen Ban – Dental Hygienist

Helen Ban – Dental Hygienist

I am a Registered Dental Hygienist who joined the Kinder-crew in 2014. I was born in South Korea but have lived in the USA since 1991. I completed the Dental Hygiene program in 2005 at Bergen Community College. My passion for dental hygiene career grows bigger every day, and I am enjoying every moment of working with kids at KinderSmiles.

Toni – Dental Hygienist kindersmiles

Toni – Dental Hygienist

I graduated hygiene school in 1999 and joined KinderSmiles in the summer of 2014. I truly enjoy working with children. My two kids love coming to KinderSmiles as patients as well. In my spare time, I like taking my kids out to do fun activities.

Meet the Team