Meet the Coleman Dental Staff

Merrick, NY Dental Staff

The Coleman Dental staff have been a cornerstone of Dr. Robert Coleman's Merrick practice for over 30 years. They maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry. Take a minute and get to know Dr. Robert Coleman's dental and office staff before your first visit:


PattyOffice Manager
Office Manager
During her 35 years at the office, Patty has proven to be an integral part of our team. She's served in many capacities, including handling insurance and working the front desk. She's been our office manager for the past 20 years, and is responsible for all the administrative tasks involved in running a busy dental practice. When she's not talking to insurance companies or coordinating financial arrangements, she's doing her best not to mother her four young adult children.


Merrick Dental Hygienist Beth
Dental Hygienist
Beth keeps up to date on the latest advances in dental hygiene by making continuing education courses a priority. She's a certified implant hygienist, and also holds certification in nitrous oxide sedation, and infiltration anesthesia. All that knowledge and skill makes her expertly equipped to be active in and knowledgeable about the treatment of her patients. When she's not scaling and root planning, Beth enjoys skiing, camping, and gardening.



DeanaDental Hygienist
Dental Hygienist
Hygienist by day, rocker by night; Deana is an integral part of our office. As a Hygienist, Deana keeps up to date with the latest procedures in order to assure the finest care to our patients.




Dental Hygienist


ChrisDental Hygienist
Receptionist/Dental Assistant

With more than three decades of experience in all dental specialties, Chris can do it all! As a dental assistant and receptionist she is invaluable with a unique ability to make patients feel welcome in our care. When she is not working, she enjoys soccer, tennis, kayaking, and being part of her active six granchildren's lives!



Dental AssistantDotty
Dental Assistant
Dotty started working at our office 28 years ago, and continues to enjoy coming to work every day. As a dental assistant, she is involved in all dental procedures and implant surgeries. She also serves as our Dental Purchasing Agent. Her impressive 40-plus years of dental experience, knowledge and skills make her a vital asset to our staff. She enjoys spending her free time with her children and granddaughters, and loves to "cut a rug" on the dance floor.



MicheleDental Assistant
Dental Assistant

For nearly 28 years, patients have enjoyed meeting Michele who is our smiling assistant, after spending several years at the front desk. Her behind-thescene knowledge of procedures, her friendly rapport with our patients, and familiarity with their treatment, makes everyone she meets feel welcome and relaxed. Michele and her husband are the proud parents of four children.




Dental Assistant
As an aspiring dentist, Zack is the newest addition to our office. He graduated from the State University at Buffalo with a BS in Biological Sciences and will be continuing on to University of Maryland School of Dentistry in the fall of 2017. When he's not at the office, Zack enjoys playing basketball with friends and spending time with family.