Meet the Staff

Pediatric dentist Oakland NJ

Anita B. Skolnick, DDS

Dr. 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. Read more…

Laura Koonjy, RDH

Laura Koonjy, RDH, has been an integral part of our team, working with Dr. Skolnick for over 30 years. She started as a part-time office worker and assistant in high school and then went to Bergen Community College, graduating in 1988 with her dental hygiene degree. Sparkling, healthy teeth and gums are the result of her thorough but gentle care of our patients regardless of age.

Kathy Peppes, RDA
Dental Assistant

We are so pleased to have Kathy Peppes back with us. Kathy had been Dr. Skolnick's assistant for over 15 years and then left to raise her son. She has picked right back up helping Dr. Skolnick in our treatment rooms, making sure all our instruments are properly cared for, alleviating patient concerns, replacing supplies and creating an efficient office experience.

Patty Wronski, RDH
Front Desk

Patty Wronski is happy to join our team. After 25 years as a dental hygienist, she is now glad to be of service to patients at our front desk. Patty will be greeting you, answering phones, making appointments, and collecting payments on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Her many years of experience in the dental field and her wonderful personality makes her a great fit for our office. In her spare time, Patty enjoys her family and especially her four grandchildren.