The Team

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We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

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Registered Dental Hygienist

Sheri Apple, R.D.H, is a very talented and experienced hygienist who has been an indispensable member of our dental team since 1994. A true believer that every patient should have a positive experience in the dental chair, she strives to provide just that with her friendly heart, gentle touch, and sparkling smile. She has the ability to understand and connect with her patients’ fears, concerns, and the needs for their oral care. 

In her free time, Sheri is an avid salt-water fisherman and designs her own line of unique beaded jewelry.

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Dental Assistant

Aura has been a dental assistant at our office since December 2000. In her role as a dental assistant, Aura looks after patients and Dr. Hanan’s needs by preparing work areas, stocking products, sterilizing instruments, charting, and taking digital X-rays. Aura assures that throughout the patients’ experience in our office, they are provided with the best treatment possible. As a big believer in both helping others and cleanliness, Aura supports her team and Dr. Hanan by maintaining sterilization at hospital levels. She is a true team player here. Aura also prepares patients for their treatment, to make sure they are as comfortable as possible. She always remains upbeat and positive and is very detail oriented.

When she is not working with us, Aura enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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Dental Assistant

Jadwiga joined Dr. Hanan’s dental team in 2012 after graduating with a degree from NYU. Her smiling face and friendly disposition is a great asset to our family! Jadwiga assists Dr. Hanan and the rest of the team by maintaining sterile conditions throughout the office and assisting with patients’ care. Inspired by Dr. Hanan’s warm, patient-centered approach to care, Jadwiga applied to dental school and is currently enrolled to earn her dental degree at New York University College of Dentistry. She currently works part time.

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Dental Assistant

Ewelina began working as a dental assistant with Dr. Hanan in January 2015. She assists Dr. Hanan in procedures and prepares for them with a welcoming smile to all patients. Her love for children and dentistry has made her aspire to pursue a career in pediatric hygiene.

Ewelina loves spending time outdoors with her dog.

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Insurance Coordinator

Angelika began working for Dr. Hanan in 2015. She is gaining experience in the field of dentistry and practice management. Angelika’s primary role is working with patients by helping them obtain the best benefits from their insurance company. Angelika is more than happy to schedule your appointment and answer any questions you may have. Angelika also shares the office administration duties with friend and coworker Emily.

Angelika enjoys spending time with her family when she is not working.

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Front Desk Coordinator

Emily began working for Dr. Hanan in 2015 after graduating from NYU, where she studied social work. Her primary role is to assist patients with registration needs, payments for services, and general information requests. Emily is always available to answer any questions you may have! She loves meeting new people and wants to make sure you have the best experience here possible!

When she’s not working, you are most likely to find her with a book in hand or spending time with her family and friends.

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