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Meet Our Team

Our Team

We all strive to make our patient’s visit a memorable one!!!


Marisa oversee’s all office operations she has been involved in dentistry for the past 30 years. She grew up in the dental field, working for her father (a dentist) during her summer breaks from school. Marisa has been an assistant, receptionist, bookkeeper and office manager. She Graduated from Westchester Community College as a Certified Respiratory Therapist and worked at WCMC for 15 years.

Marisa and Dr. Lerner have been married for 32 years and have a daughter Donielle who is building a career in the Fashion industry.

Marisa’s hobbies include arts and crafts, gardening, and attending craft fairs. Her love of nature is evident in the decor of the office. Her other love is spending time with family and friends.


Debra is our office administrator, She enjoys working in the dental field,and finds it to be a challenging and rewarding career. In her 26 years of experience she has been involved in many aspects of dentistry: assisting, insurance coordinator, managing the front desk, accounts receivable and office manager. Continuing her education is very important to her. Debra attends courses each year in order to provide exceptional service. But above all, she cherishes the relationships made with patients over the years. She enjoys being part of Dr. Lerner’s wonderful team, and the concern he shows with patients overall health–not just their mouths!

Debra and her husband are proud parents of two college students: One at Brown,and one at Bucknell.

Outside of working hours,  she enjoys listening to country music, spending time with family and friends, and enjoy vacationing in the Caribbean.


Jayne  one of our Dental Hygienists is a graduate of the University Of Vermont Dental Hygiene program. She has 34 years experience in dentistry here in the U.S. and in Switzerland.

She has a passion for the outdoors and loves gardening. Jayne enjoys spending time on her lake with family and friends. Her compassion and gentle skills offer every patient a positive experience.


Maria is our Clinical Assistant, she was born in Ecuador and moved to New York with her family in 1999.” Having over 13 years of experience as a dental assistant and office manager she has completed several seminars to keep up to date with all the new innovative dental techniques. Maria is very proud to work alongside Dr. Lerner and his knowledge in the field of holistic dentistry he shares with his patients. She enjoys educating patients and helping them to attain a more pleasant and enjoyable dental experience.She loves being a part of the team at the Center for Holistic Dentistry.

She married her husband Daniel in 2003 and by 2005 they welcomde their first son David and their second son Devin joined them in 2010.

Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family, she loves travel, outdoors activities and the spending time at  beach.


Nichole is our Dental Assistant, She works along with Maria in assisting Dr. Lerner to make our patients have a wonderful experience. Nichole joined our office in 2014 and has been in dentistry five years now. She loves working with patients and making them feel comfortable. She is  kind, caring and compassionate in providing the care our patients need. Working with Dr. Lerner and staff has been a great opportunity for her in developing different techniques, and living a holistic lifestyle.

An interesting fact about Nichole is that she comes from a family with 2 sets of twins.  Though not identical she and her sister are often mistaken for one another.

Aside from working Nichole enjoys spending time with family,being outdoors and riding her motorcycle.


Erica is our dental receptionist. She has joined our practice in September 2015. Erica has 5 years experience as a dental assistant and receptionist.  Working in a Holistic practice has been very rewarding and educational for her. She also enjoys attending continue ed courses with staff members. Erica is engaged to her fiancee of 5 years. She enjoys yoga and cycling. For entertainment Erica loves attending Broadway shows and music concerts.