Meet the Staff

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health.  We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs.  As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication.  Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Dr. Klugman is extremely proud and thankful for the loyalty and dedication his staff has shown through their many years of continuous service.  He believes this is because his staff cares deeply for their patients and take their work personally.   They are considered their patients, not just the doctors!  As a results, all the faces in our practice are familiar to our patients and staff turnover is rare.  Patients cherish this aspect of our practice, as it is comforting to them. They look forward to their visits on a personal as well as a professional level.  Dr. Klugman's staff has been with him between 10 and 26+ years, with an average better than 19 years!

Dental Staff:





Lily Lazarovics, Associates in Marketing: has been a part of our dental team for 26+ years.  She began as a chairside assistant and still maintains her assistant and x-ray license, lending a hand when needed.  Today, Lily is our Office Manager and Insurance Coordinator as well as receptionist. Lily is married and is the mother of 3 grown children.  She is also grandmother to 5 grandchildren.


Lucy Romero, RDH, BS: has been our hygienist since 1995.  Patients appreciate her loyalty and enjoy seeing her familiar face visit after visit.  Thorough but gentle, Lucy consistently delivers the best hygiene treatment possible.  Lucy is married and has 2 children.


Ivonne Morkis: has been our primary front desk receptionist since 2001.  Helpful and creative, Ivonne strives meet the appointment needs and requests of our patients, while still honoring and respecting patients' time.  Ivonne als


  Ivonne also maintains her x-ray license and can capably assist Dr. Klugman at chairside when needed.   Ivonne is married and the mother of a young daughter and son.

  Katie Re, CDA, RDA, AS:  started with Dr. Klugman in 2005 working as a front desk receptionist and dental assistant.  Katie was a dental assistant instructor at Fortis Institute where she mentored aspiring dental assistants.   Katie is actively involved with the Dental Assistant Association of NJ.  Katie enjoys playing a key role in the practice of dentistry and educating her patients on dental procedures as well as proper dental care. Katie is married and a mother of a young son.

  Jessica Linder, CDA, RDA: has been with our office for over 5 years as our Front Desk Coordinator. Who has over 21 experience in the dental field.  Jessica has a vast background in front desk and clinical skills.  She had attended and graduated from Berdan Institute with a certificate in dental assisting and has also maintained her radiology license.  Jessica is married with 4 children and 5 grandchildren. 

   Isabel Rebelo, Dental Assistant: Isabel has been with our office since 2019 as our main chairside
dental assistant.  Isabel has over 20 years experience in the dental field.  Isabel has been a long time resident of Kenilworth and a proud mom of 2 daughters.