Meet The Team
Talina Hernandez - Dental Assistant
Talina has been working as a dental assistant for 3 years. She has always been attracted to the dental field, so she decided to get her feet wet by attending the dental assistant program. Since coming to work as part of the Central Park Dental team, her love for the field has only grown. She now has plans to become a dental hygienist. Talina loves working here and considers the team as her second family. Outside of work she is very active and enjoys bike riding, swimming, running, weight lifting, and cooking.
Lorie Lee - Dental Assistant
As Central Park Dental's most experienced Dental Assistant, Lorie has been working in the industry for 15 years. She absolutely loves what she does and enjoys creating lasting relationships with her patients. If a patient is having a rough day, Lorie is sure to turn their frown upside down. On her off time, Lorie loves to read...her favorite author is Terry McMillan. She also loves to spend time with her 3 children.
Olga Vataj - Hygienist
Olga graduated from Hostos Community College with an A.A.S. degree and has been working as a registered dental hygienist for 20 years. She started working at Central Park Dental in 2008. Olga enjoys working with everyone in the office and considers her co-workers family. She is proud of the fact that Central Park Dental is a modern practice with a reputation for excellence in customer service. When Olga is outside of the office she loves spending time with her family, traveling, gardening, and fishing.
Ethel Chacon - Hygienist
Ethel has been a hygienist for 5 years, the last 2 years have been at Central Park Dental. Since a young age, she was always interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. Her career path went from dental assistant to dental hygienist. She is certified in dental anesthesia which allows her to make her patients feel more at ease. In her free time, Ethel enjoys traveling, hiking, working out...especially attending her Zumba classes. Her favorite part of working at Central Park Dental is the constant interaction with her patients and she loves being able to provide them with the best care possible.