Meet the Doctors

Dr. Anita B. Skolnick

Meet the DoctorDr. Skolnick has been a leader in dentistry with her early commitment, in the 1980s, to cosmetic procedures as an essential part of the practice.  Dr. Skolnick was among the first practitioners to utilize tooth colored, bonded restorations routinely.  She continues to bring the best in smile design technologies to benefit all her patients.

Leading in dentistry also meant incorporating paperless technology into her office.  She has employed digital radiography since 1998 and a completely integrated, computerized charting and office management system since 1999.  This has allowed for seamless integration of information within the office as well as for patient information and specialist referrals.

Dr. Skolnick has been selected as one of America’s Top Dentists of 2010 by Consumers’ Research Council of America.

Dr. Skolnick graduated from the University of Rochester with honors with a BA in biology in 1975.   She then received her doctoral training at Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, graduating in 1979 with a DDS degree.  Dr. Skolnick is a member of the ADA, the NJDA, and the BCDS.  She actively pursues continuing education and has been a member of the Academy of Comprehensive Dental Studies for the past 20 years.  Through Donated Dental Services, a humanitarian organization to help the disabled, elderly and medically compromised patient, Dr. Skolnick has volunteered her services for more than 18 years.

On a personal note, Dr. Skolnick is devoted to her ever growing family.   She has been a staunch advocate for education and was an original founder and past president of the Gerrard Berman Day School in Oakland.  She loves spending time outdoors, hiking, planting, and enjoying the natural world.  Dr. Skolnick also enjoys classical music and opera.

 Dr. Keri Forker

Dr. Keri Forker grew up in Rockland and Orange County, New York but enjoyed her new residency here in Bergen County.

She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Muhlenberg College in 2009. She then received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, maintaining Dean’s List throughout matriculation and was a member of the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society. Dr. Forker then completed her General Practice Residency at Hackensack University Medical Center where she gained advanced clinical training.

She is a member of the American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and Bergen County Dental Society.  Dr. Forker focuses on patient comfort and education while creating and restoring beautiful, healthy smiles through all aspects of general dentistry.

On a more personal note, Dr. Forker is proud to be the first doctor in her family. She is a fitness devotee and used to work as a Certified Personal Trainer. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and is an avid reader.