Our Administrative Team
Chong-A Dodd: Practice Administrator
Chong-A is dedicated in managing all aspects of dental administration as efficiently as possible. She consistently strives to provide outstanding service to patients and their families. She has worked over twenty-one years in the dental field and, has more than thirty-four years of management experience. She is always looking for new ways to improve her skills and takes several continuing education classes every year. Chong-A is happily married and has two beautiful children. She enjoys spending quality time with her family in addition to playing tennis, basketball and volleyball. She loves to knit and crochet gifts for her friends and family and, is an avid reader of inspiring stories of heroes and their accomplishments.
Memberships to Professional Organizations:
- American Association of Dental Office Management (AADOM)
- Southern New Jersey Chapter of American Association of Dental Office Management
- The Korean American Association of Southern New Jersey (KAASNJ)
- Haddon Heights Business and Professional Association (HHBPA)
Nicole: Finance Manager
Nicole is the dental insurance expert in our office. She has over seventeen years of experience in the dental field. She has managed multiple dental offices, and her extensive knowledge in dental insurance has helped many patients receive dental care and made their care affordable. Nicole is engaged to the love of her life, Eric, and busy planning their wedding. Her two boys are her pride and joy and keeps her grounded. In her free time, she enjoys watching Eagles games, cruising and playing outside with her boys.
Our Clinical Team
Carolyn: Registered Dental Hygienist
Carolyn has been working here with Dr. Dietz since the year 1999. She loves all of her patients and counts many of them as friends and some as family. Carolyn feels very blessed to work in such a friendly town. She lives in Brigantine and loves the beach and everything the shore has to offer. She is involved with the Brigantine Polar Bears which hold an annual New Year’s Day Plunge. As a committee they raise money for Fisher House supporting wounded vets and their families. They have raised just under $50,000 of which she is very proud of. Carolyn grew up in Cherry Hill, NJ. She graduated from Cherry Hill High School East and attended both the Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene programs at Camden County College.
Jen: Registered Dental Hygienist
Jen was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. She completed and earned her Dental Hygiene degree at Camden County College in addition to obtaining her local anesthesia license. She has served as Class Vice President and represented the Camden County College Dental Hygiene Program at The Professional Development Conference held in Edison, NJ. Jen truly loves working in dentistry and has a heart for every patient that she treats. She especially feels accomplished when she’s able to help patients overcome previous negative memories of dentistry. She enjoys dental hygiene and prides herself in being gentle, yet thorough! Jen and her husband Martin have two beautiful children and love spending time together and going on family adventures!
Shannon: Clinical Manager
Shannon has worked in the dental field for fifteen years gaining experience in pediatric, general and cosmetic dentistry. As a seasoned dental assistant, she is skilled in a multitude of chair side procedures. She is passionate about implementing the most advanced technology in the dental setting. Dental photography and Cerec CAD/CAM technology are what she really enjoys. She prides herself on her gentle approach, knowledge of dental procedures and techniques to ensure our patients are at ease and comfortable during their procedure. She loves educating patients about oral health and feels the most rewarding part of her job is seeing the confidence patients gain when they see their beautiful smile. Her perfectionist personality and kind heart make her a great addition to the team.
Melissa: Chair-side Manager
Melissa was born and raised in Philadelphia. She received her dental education at Manor College where she earned her Expanded Functions Dental Assistant in 2011. She moved to New Jersey six years ago. Melissa will always welcome you with a big smile and friendly hello to make your time at the office a pleasant visit. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends especially her husband Greg, and their three dogs Liesel, Blaze and Piper. She and her husband love being adventurous and seeing new things. She is a huge Disney lover. Melissa enjoys doing ceramics and browsing craft fairs and antique shops.
Kelsey: Dental Assistant
Kelsey was born and raised in Maple Shade, NJ. She is a Camden Catholic Alumnus. She has worked five years in cosmetic and general dentistry. Her positive energy and smile will brighten anyone’s day. Kelsey is an avid Eagles and Phillies fan. She loves watching games with friends and family.
Gianna: Dental Assistant
Gianna was born and raised in Atlantic City, NJ. She has been a dental assistant since 2015. She strides to ensure that our patients are educated and feel comfortable about their dental procedure. Her favorite part of dentistry is seeing the beautiful results from cosmetic dentistry. She loves the rapidly growing high-tech aspects of dentistry including Cerec CAD/CAM used for crowns and iTero Scanner used for Invisalign. Her gentle nature helps patients feel at ease during their visit. Gianna enjoys going to the beach at the Jersey shore, and she loves working out to stay healthy.