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    Dr. Richard S. Baum, DMD

    Dentist Experience Years: 22+ YEARS years

    Dr. Richard S. Baum is a fully licensed and experienced dentist providing comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and preventive services to patients of his New Jersey office since 1992. Dr. Baum treats diseases of the gums, teeth and jaw to help patients restore and maintain strong oral health. He is certified by the Northeast Regional Board of Read More

  • Gina Russomanno

    Dental Hygienist

    Gina received her Dental Hygiene degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ. In addition to her hygiene degree, Gina received a master’s degree in Health Education Administration. She has practiced dental hygiene for many years in several private practice settings and joined Dr. Baum in 2022. Gina has a straightforward approach to Read More

  • Debbie Jugan

    Dental Hygienist Experience Years: 40+ YEARSyears

    Debbie graduated with an associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Union County Tech. Institute in 1980. She has worked most of her career in family dental practices and joined Dr. Baum’s practice in 2011. She prides herself in providing her patients with a thorough dental cleaning while maintaining a gentle touch. She finds that if Read More

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    Kathy Montone

    Dental Assistant Experience Years: 24+ Yearsyears

    Kathy Montone has worked with Dr. Baum since 1993. She started as a dental assistant in 1990. Our patients can sense the ease with which Kathy does her job, helping Dr. Baum to complete all procedures, even the most difficult, in an efficient and timely manner. With this skill, Kathy and Dr. Baum have a Read More

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    Susan Mullery

    Dental Assistant

    Susan Mullery began her dental assisting career at our office in December of 2012. She went through 6 months of exhaustive training and has become extremely efficient in her chair side assisting duties. A self proclaimed neat nick and having worked in service industries in the past, dental assisting is a natural fit for Susan. Read More

  • Cindy Klacik

    Cindy Klacik


    Cindy started at our office in February of 2016.  She graduated with a BS in Food Science and worked for many years for General Foods and PespiCo.   Upon leaving that industry, Cindy devoted her time to raising her children.  She then returned to the workforce a few years ago working in the business side of Read More

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    Mary Lynn Tolomeo

    Office Manager Experience Years: 21+ Yearsyears

    Mary Lynn Tolomeo, our office manager, entered the dental field in 1993, graduating from Central Career School with a degree in dental assisting. She has and continues to attend numerous seminars that help further her knowledge of dental insurance coding and processing, as well as office management and patient relations. She is more than happy Read More