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Photo of staff from Halloween 2019.

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 is a registered assistant, and our office staff 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 seminars.

Our Team of Rock Stars:

Kim

Office Manager

Kim-resizedKim has been working in customer service for over 25 years, and she is eager to assist you in scheduling your appointments in a way that is convenient for you. She will also work directly with your insurance company to maximize your insurance benefits, and make sure your out of pocket expenses are kept on a payment plan that works for you. Many patients have no insurance and she wants to make the payment process easy for you.

She loves to cook, loves her daughter (who is currently in braces) and loves interacting with our patients. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to her for assistance anytime you need it! She will always greet you with a smile and lend a helping hand to you and your family.

Stefanija

New Patient Coordinator

StefanijaStef is in charge of the new patients‘ experience at our practice. She will greet you with a warm smile on your first appointment and walk you through the exciting process of transforming your smile at Sipkin Orthodontics. She has been doing this for almost 20 years and her favorite part of the job is helping patients and parents understand what their journey in braces or Invisalign will entail.

Seeing the patients transform their smiles is beyond rewarding for Stef... after all, a smile is the prettiest thing you can wear. In her free time she loves to spend time with family, travel and do competitive obstacle races. She really looks forward to meeting you and your family and assisting you in getting your perfect smile.

Shivana

Clinical Care Assistant

shivanaShivana started as a patient of the office. She loved how the office was like a family and treated the patients like they were part of that family. She knows how it feels to be a patient, and more importantly knows how much more confident you can feel as your smile changes. Please ask her about her experience with braces anytime!

Karen

Clinical Care Assistant

karenKaren has been a clinical assistant at the office for 10 years. She is devoted to our family of patients and looks forward to checking the progress of our work at every visit. She wants to make every patient comfortable and at ease with their treatment.

Carolina

Clinical Care Assistant

CarolinaCarolina has been working as an orthodontic assistant for well over a decade. She is a perfectionist and loves making sure her job is done well! She loves to read and is a movie buff. Gone With the Wind is her favorite!! She looks forward to helping take care of you at your next visit and loves wearing her Invisalign®, so please ask her about it.

Joy

Clinical Care Assistant

Joy-resizedJoy has been working in the orthodontic field for many years and loves watching our patients’ smiles transform from beginning to end. She loves meeting new people and wants to answer any of your questions about orthodontics and our office. In her free time, she loves to travel. Ask her about her about her many trips back to her home country for Carnival!

Gina

Clinical Care Assistant

GinaGina has been working in ortho for 16 years!! She enjoys bringing a smile to all children and adults and looks forward to working with you in the clinic! Outside of work she loves spending time with her family, boating and hanging out with her friends.

Kelly

Clinical Care Assistant

kellyKelly is a graduate of the Mandl Allied Health dental assistant program and joined the dental workforce 2 years ago. Her goal each and everyday is to be a better version of herself in order to keep all of our patients smiling. During her free time she likes to play at home with her puppy, spend quality time with her family, and find spontaneous adventures with her friends.

Jesielle

Clinical Care Assistant

JesielleJesielle has been working as an orthodontic assistant for over 10 years. She earned her degree from Monroe Community College and loves working with patients and their families in the orthodontic field.

She is married with 2 boys and a new baby girl and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and loves to travel to new places.

She looks forward to assisting during your orthodontic treatment!

Reina

Clinical Care Assistant

ReinaReina has been a dental assistant for over 13 years. In 2013, she decided to try her hand in Orthodontics and instantly fell in love. It brings her such joy to be part of a team who is dedicated to creating beautiful smiles. When she is not working she enjoys singing, reading a good novel, and soaking up the sun at the beach.

Luanne

Appointment and Insurance Coordinator

LuanneLuanne has worked in the dental field for years and enjoys the customer service aspect of this job. She loves assisting our patients with all of their scheduling and insurance needs and truly strives to make their experience in the office stress free! Outside of work she loves spending time with her family, reading, and writing.

Michelle

Appointment and Insurance Coordinator

MichelleMichelle has been working in the orthodontic field for over 15 years. Her favorite part of her job in this field is being able to interract with patients to help with their scheduling and financial needs. She is married with three boys and loves to travel with family and friends. She looks forward to assisting you throughout your orthodontic treatment.

Chelsea

Appointment and Insurance Coordinator

ChelseaCustomer satisfaction is my goal. I have always been a team player, willing to help wherever I can. My goal is to make our patients feel as comfortable as possible and to ensure all of their orthodontic needs are met. Outside of work I enjoy crocheting, hanging out with my friends, and playing with my puppy Pawly! I am excited to display my skills and build on to Sipkin Orthodontics stellar reputation!

Dee

Appointment and Insurance Coordinator

DeeDee has 10 years experience with customer service in the orthodontic field. She loves to watch patients’ smiles change during their treatment and is here to make sure your scheduling needs are met. Outside of work, she loves to spend time with her family and expecting 2nd baby due in March 2021. She also loves to travel and her favorite sports are bowling, baseball, basketball and volleyball. We all know where you can find her during the summer - at the beach playing volleyball!!

Sipkin Orthodontics

  • Sipkin Orthodontics - 514 W. Merrick Rd., Valley Stream, NY 11580 Phone: (516) 561-1881
  • Sipkin Orthodontics - 978 Rockaway Avenue, Valley Stream, NY 11581 Phone: (516) 561-1881

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