Clinical Team


Amanda, RDH 

Amanda has always loved to help people. She graduated Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey with an Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene. She also has a certification in EMT. Amanda joined our team in August of 2020 and we are extremely lucky to have her.  

Amanda was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to the United States with her family when she was three years old. She played softball and soccer at her local High School. She became an EMT and worked as a volunteer for Hackensack Ambulance for 2 years. She has a 6 year old daughter, Amelia, who is a ballet dancer and a first grader.  

In her free time, Amanda loves spending time with her family and is an avid runner. 

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Patty, RDH  

Patty has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 1990. She graduated from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Union County with an Associates’s Degree in Dental Hygiene.  She joined our team in 2015.  

Patty lives in Morris County with her husband and two teenage children who keep her busy when she is not at work.  In her free time, Patty loves to shop and spend time at the beach.  

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Amy attended Fortis Institute for Dental Assisting. She graduated in 2012 with a 4.0 GPA. The dental field also runs in her family as her aunt is a Registered Dental Hygienist and her mother worked at a dental office for over thirteen years. She takes pride in her job and is always putting her patients first. Amy is an amazing asset to Advanced Family Dentistry and we are very lucky to have her apart of our team. 

In her free time, she loves to stay active, spend time with her family, and loves to watch lots of hockey.

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Noelia, CDA/RDA

Noelia has over 25 years of dental experience. She began her career in Columbia, South America; she then completed additional studies at the Dental Studies Institute in Fairfield, NJ where she became a Registered Dental Assistant and a Certified Dental Assistant. She has been with Advanced Family Dentistry team for over 19 years. We are very lucky to have Noelia apart of our team.

In her free time, Noelia enjoys doing yoga, traveling, and spending time with her husband, two girls and two pugs.  

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Rizwana, RDA

Rizwana is a Registered Dental Assistant and has over 28 years of Dental Experience. She has been with Advanced Family Dentistry since 2018. She really enjoys working with Dr. Fernandez and interacting with her patients. We are very lucky to have Rizwana apart of our team. 

In her free time, she enjoys painting and spending time with her grandchildren. 

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