219 South Main St. Barnegat, NJ
Phone: 609-698-1155
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Meet the Team

Front Desk Team

Fran Buonanno Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Fran Buonanno

I am a graduate of Union Technical Institute for Dental Assisting. I have been employed at Bayside Dentistry for 34 years. I started as Dr. Ohman’s assistant and eventually moved to the front desk , a job I thoroughly enjoy. In my free time I love to travel, go to local wine festivals and concerts. I am the proud parent of a daughter and a son-in-law who honorably serves in the United States Navy, and have two grandchildren I love.

Linda Blaszak Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Linda Blaszak

I am a graduate of Ocean County Vocational Technical School for Dental Assisting. I have been a Mentor for the dental program at the school for over 17 years. I have been at Bayside Dentistry for over 35 years. In my free time you will find me at wine tastings, traveling and going to concerts.

Jennifer Heck Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Jennifer Heck

I have been at Bayside Dentistry for over 26 years. In my leisure time I like to garden, cook and go fishing with my husband of 44 years. I am a proud mother of 3 sons.

Lisa Larocca Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Lisa Larocca

I have been employed at Bayside Dentistry for more than 1 year. Prior to Bayside, I have been in the dental field for 17 years in a dental office in Brooklyn, NY. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. My hobbies include: reading, movies, music, travelling (adventures), shopping, watching sports, amusement parks, and photography.

Dental Assistant Team

Kelly Setaro Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Kelly Setaro, R.D.H.

I am a certified, registered dental assistant. I have been employed with Bayside Dentistry for the past 13 years. I am happily married and the proud mom of two young children who keep me very busy. In my spare time I enjoy reading, traveling and spending time at the beach.

Louise Breese Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Louise Breese

I am a graduate of East Brunswick High School. I am a certified, registered dental assistant. I have been with this practice for 35 years. I enjoy shopping, fine dining and fashion. I am also a huge dog lover. I have two grandchildren who I love to spend time with.

Lisa Patterson Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Lisa Patterson

I have been employed by Bayside Dentistry since 1993. I am a certified, registered dental assistant. My other interests are singing with the New Jersey Chamber Singers, skiing, snowboarding and sailing. I am also the proud mother of two children who keep me busy.

Erin Raineri Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Erin Raineri

I graduated from Shore Dental Academy. I have been employed at Bayside Dentistry for 13 years. In my free time I like to spend time with my family. I am the proud parent of a son and a daughter.

Andres Serrano Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Andres Serrano

I have been a registered dental assistant since 2012. I graduated from Ocean County Collage.I joined the Bayside team in 2016. I am a proud parent of a son. I enjoy going to movies, gym and spending time with my son.

Hygienist Team

Mary Ellen Ballantyne, R.D.H. Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Mary Ellen Ballantyne, R.D.H.

I studied Dental Hygiene at Middlesex County College. This year will be my 19th year at Bayside. Time flies! Outside of the office I enjoy spending time with my kids, traveling, reading and time at the beach.

Tina Balka RDH Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Tina Balka, R.D.H.

I am a graduate of Middlesex County College. I have been employed by Bayside Dentistry for 33 years. I am married and have 2 married children and 4 grandchildren. I enjoy spending time with my family, reading and running.

Rose Raynor RDH Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Rose Raynor, R.D.H.

I grew up in Hamilton Township, NJ. I graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1983. After marrying my husband, Gary, I relocated to Little Egg Harbor. I have been with Bayside Dentistry for 20 years. I have 2 children, Sarah and Adam.

Marcia Ruddy RDH Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Marcia Ruddy, R.D.H.

My name is Marcia and I graduated from the Middlesex County College Dental Hygiene program. As a previous dental assistant I have always enjoyed educating patients about the importance of their oral health. Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with my nieces and nephew, going to baseball games and hanging at the beach.

Yashira Richmond RDH Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Yashira Richmond, R.D.H.

I have been in the dental field for almost 20 years. In 2007, I graduated with a Dental Hygiene degree from Community College of Philadelphia with the golden scaler award. I’m happily married and have 2 young children that keep me on my toes. Outside of work, I love spending time with my family, traveling, and relaxing at the beach.

Dayna Collamer RDH Barnegat Manahawkin Dental Office

Dayna Collamer, R.D.H.

I am a graduate of Rowan College where I studied Dental Hygiene. Prior to becoming a hygienist, I was an assistant for 7 years. I have always enjoyed being a part of the dental field and educating my patients on their oral health. Outside of the office I enjoy spending time outside with my husband and daughter, especially on our boat in the summer.