Phillips Dentistry

Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry in Wyckoff, NJ

Meet Our Team

Dentist Staff - Wyckoff, NJ

Tara Larkin

Front Desk Manager

Tara Larkin has been with Phillips Dentistry since 2003 and is our front desk manager. After a decade of chair-side assisting for a periodontist, oral surgeon and several general dentists, Tara brings a wealth of knowledge to our front desk position. Tara graduated from Ocean County college, and earned her CDA at Berdan Institute. Her pleasant demeanor and meticulous scheduling keeps our office running smoothly and efficiently, with minimum wait times for our patients.


Dentist Staff - Wyckoff, NJ

Ashley Van Winkle

Registered Dental Hygienist

Before becoming a Dental Hygienist with Phillips Dentistry, Ashley Van Winkle began chair-side assisting during her high school years. As a senior at De Paul Catholic high school, Ashley worked 2/3 nights after school. Becoming an assistant runs in the family. "I became interested in pursuing a career in the dental field because my mom is a dental assistant". After graduating from high school in 2005, Ashley earned her Registered Dental Hygienist degree at Bergen Community College. She worked as a full time Hygienist for two and half years before joining Phillips Dentistry. Ashley loves working with people and helping them feel at ease when coming to the dentist.


Dentist Staff - Wyckoff, NJ

Sandra Toro

Surgical and Prosthetic Coordinator

Sandra Toro has been with Phillips Dentistry since 2001, bringing to the practice over 30 years of dental experience. As chief surgical and prosthetic coordinator, Sandra ensures that every procedure runs smoothly and that our patients remain comfortable and well informed. Sandra is licensed in Dental Radiology, CPR/AED certified, and holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from William Patterson University. Sandra's focus on providing exceptional care to our patients makes her an invaluable member of our team.


Dentist Staff - Wyckoff, NJ

Susan Menti

Registered Dental Assistant

Susan Menti has been a dental assistant with Phillips Dentistry for seven years, and has over four decades of dental assisting experience. Susan has earned both her C.D.A. and R.D.A. certifications. Susan's primary focus is to provide the highest quality of care to our patients. She enjoys taking continuing education courses to ensure that she is up to date in all aspects of dental assisting.


Dentist Staff - Wyckoff, NJ

Erica Kresch

Registered Dental Hygienist

Erica Kresch is an experienced hygienist who joined Phillips Dentistry in 2006. A graduate of the University of Bridgeport Fones School of Dental Hygiene (where the dental hygiene field originated!), she brings over 30 years of experience to our office, including specialities in periodontics.


Dentist Staff - Wyckoff, NJ

Jennifer Palmieri

Financial Manager

Jennifer Palmieri is our front desk coordinator; a multifaceted position where she handles everything from scheduling, managing and streamlining all functions of financing, to insurance coordination. With 24 years of administrative and financial experience in the dental field, Jennifer is the backbone of Phillips Dentistry. She graduated from William Paterson University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, and has been with us for over seven years.


Dentist Staff - Wyckoff, NJ

Kathy Watson

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kathy Watson, a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dental Hygiene, has been an Hygienist for over 30 years. She started working for Dr. Norman Phillips in 1991. Today, she continues as the full time Hygienist for Phillips Dentistry. Kathy is knowledgeable in all aspects of dentistry, providing thorough care to children, teens and adults.


Dentist Staff - Wyckoff, NJ

Barabara Phillips

Office Coordinator

Mrs. Barbara Phillips worked with her late husband, Dr. Norman Phillips at their successful Wyckoff Avenue home office from 1965 until 1999. Barbara now proudly assists her two sons and their staff with financial and office details.