Meet Our Team

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Name: Dr. Josh Azar

Hometown: West Orange, NJ

Role at Hackensack Dentist: Dentist Extraordinaire.

The first job I ever had: My passion for leadership ignited as a camp counselor, sparking my drive to make a positive impact.

Why did you decide on a Dental Field? Dentistry provides the opportunity to bring relief to those in need.

Hobbies and Interests: My greatest adventures revolve around spending quality time with my wife and kids, and whenever possible, we indulge in family travel.

What is something people don’t know about you? I speak Farsi!

What is my favorite food? Pizza never fails to satisfy my culinary cravings.

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Name: Dr. Fara Azar

Hometown: Shiraz, Iran

Role at Hackensack Dentist: General and Cosmetic Dentist. I specialize in veneers, implant denture restoration, teeth whitening and invisalign.

The first job I ever had: Dental assistant, which helped lay the foundation and my passion in dentistry.

Why did you decide on a Dental Field? I'm dedicated to preserving smiles and helping people retain their natural teeth. There's a profound joy in restoring teeth and ensuring healthy, radiant smiles for everyone I treat.

Hobbies and Interests: I find solace and rejuvenation in swimming and biking, embracing the outdoors and staying active. Additionally, my spiritual side keeps me grounded and connected.

What is something people don’t know about you? Behind my white coat, I hold a deep appreciation for my spiritual practices that guide me in both my personal and professional life.

What is my favorite food? A delightful blend of flavors in sushi and the comforting taste of pizza makes them my ultimate favorite foods!

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Name: Selina

Hometown: Portland, OR

Role at Hackensack Dentist: Dental Hygienist. I'm committed in earning your trust, ensuring each appointment is free from anxiety and pain.

The first job I ever had: Dental assistant, setting the foundation allowing me to offer comprehensive support and personalize patient care.

Why did you decide on a Dental Field? At 15, a toothache plagued me for years. My first visit to the dentist became a turning point. I saw the dentist as my hero, relieving my pain by removing a severely infected tooth. The warm and friendly dental assistant inspired me to help others as they had helped me.

Hobbies and Interests: Teeing off when time allows, eagerly awaiting the day my youngest can join. Family time is par for the course of my heart!

What is something people don’t know about you? My parents sharing toothbrushes was their norm! I firmly believe that the most vital information my patients can offer is their background. I'm here to listen and treat without judgement!

What is my favorite food? A perfectly cooked medium rare steak.

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Name: Alejandra

Hometown: Clifton,, NJ

Role at Hackensack Dentist: Office Manager. I ensure smooth operations, blending my passion for teamwork and dedication to fostering bright, healthy smiles.

The first job I ever had: I began my professional journey at a bagel shop, where I learned the value of customer care and diligence.

Why did you decide on a Dental Field? My passion for helping people seamlessly intertwined with my love for teamwork. I believe in the transformative power of a happy, healthy smile that can change lives.

Hobbies and Interests: Nurturing and propagating indoor plants and gardening. Cooking for and cherishing moments with my kids and husband are my treasured joys.

What is something people don’t know about you? Surprisingly, I’m also adept at the American Sign Language alphabet and a few words!

What is my favorite food? Colombian cuisine holds a special place in my heart. Desserts are my ultimate weakness.

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Name: Dione

Hometown: Colombia

Role at Hackensack Dentist: Lead Dental Assistant. I orchestrate seamless patient experiences, ensuring every smile leaves a lasting impression.

The first job I ever had: My journey began as a dancer and children's teacher, where I found joy in movement and guiding young minds.

Why did you decide on a Dental Field? Being a dental assistant brings me immense satisfaction. It's a role where I can make patients happy by contributing to their beautiful smiles, fostering confidence and joy.

Hobbies and Interests: In my off time, I immerse myself in the joy of cooking, dancing to rhythmic beats, and finding solace in the melodies of music.

What is something people don’t know about you? I am incredibly blessed with a beautiful, close-knit family that fills my life with immeasurable joy. My faith is a cornerstone, guiding me through each day with strength and purpose.

What is my favorite food? Italian cuisine holds a special place in my heart, making it my ultimate favorite!

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Name: Yamell

Hometown: Dominican Republic

Role at Hackensack Dentist: Dental Assistant & Patient Coordinator. I specialize in turning appointments into memorable experiences, ensuring your journey to a brighter smile is seamless and stress-free!

The first job I ever had: My journey began as a cashier, where every transaction was an opportunity to create connections, one smile at a time.

Why did you decide on a Dental Field? In a world where first impressions matter, I've always been captivated by smiles. I wanted to be more than an admirer; I aimed to contribute to the creation and maintenance of those radiant smiles that leave lasting impressions.

Hobbies and Interests: You might find me at the mall shopping or dining out, cherishing moments with my little one, exploring the world together. Passionate about continuous learning and developing skills that I can use for my future.

What is something people don’t know about you? While I adore helping people, I also hold an introverted side that treasures quieter moments.

What is my favorite food? The flavors of home hold a special place in my heart; Dominican sancocho, tostones, and the lovely Dominican spaghetti are among my absolute favorites!

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Name: Tykera (Ty)

Hometown: Paterson, NJ

Role at Hackensack Dentist: Marketing Coordinator and Dental Assistant. I'm the creative force behind our outreach and patient care, blending my marketing expertise with chairside assistance.

The first job I ever had: I began my journey as a camp counselor, shaping experiences for the young minds of ages 7 and 8.

Why did you decide on a Dental Field? My interest in healthcare blended perfectly with my innate craftiness. Dentistry became my canvas for creativity and care.

Hobbies and Interests: Playing sports with my son fills my days with joy, while dedicating time to study fuels my passion for learning.

What is something people don’t know about you? Beyond my dental and marketing skills, I have a knack for crocheting, I even completed a scarf!

What is my favorite food? The simplicity and comfort of rice make it my all-time favorite dish!

Let us help bring out the best in your smile!

About Us

Our goal is to help every patient experience the benefits of good oral health and a beautiful smile. We value the trust you have placed in our office and strive to provide solutions that meet your dental needs and expectations of care.

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