Maria Sokolina, DDS
Dr. Sokolina graduated from NYU Dental School in 1998, graduating with honors and recieveing the Periodontics Honor Award. She did her postgraduate training in one of the best general practice residency programs in the country at Newark's Beth Israel Medical Center.
She published an article in the World Journal of Orthodontics in 2002 and presented a lecture on "Treatment Techniques in Pediatric Dentistry" at the Dental Convention in Atlantic City in 2001.
Dr. Sokolina completed a mini-residency implant program in 2003 and has successfully placed and restored hundreds of implants.
Dr. Sokolina strives to increase the level of her knowledge in the ever-expanding field of dentistry. She completed hundreds of hours of continuing education including Dawson Academy, USDI Institute for Orthodontic Training and TUFTs University for Sleep Apnea courses. It is the goal of Dr. Sokolina and everyone in her office to continue to be on the cutting edge of every new development in dentistry that could make procedures more comfortable and further improve quality of life of her patients.
Dr. Sokolina is passionate in her treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring with oral appliance therapy, and is committed to increasing her skill level and knowledge base in the constantly expanding field of sleep medicine dentistry. At the present time Dr. Sokolina is preparing her office to get accredited by Academy of Dental Sleep Apnea. It is the goal of Dr. Sokolina and everyone in her office to remain on the cutting edge of new development in sleep medicine dentistry that could make procedures more effective and further improve the quality of life of her patients.
Dr. Sokolina recently became Diplomate of American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM). Earning Diplomat status from the ABDSM is a unique honor that recognizes special competency in dental sleep medicine. With only 15 Dentist in New Jersey, 20 In New York and 289 in the USA and Canada.
Rayza S Pezo
My name is Rayza Pezo. I was born in Peru. When I was 13 years old I got the opportunity to come to the United States.
Even thought English Is my second language , I was an honor roll student high school and result of my hard work, I was the recipient of many awards and scholarships. After graduation from Eastside High School (EHS) in Paterson, I went to Berdan Institute in Wayne to complete the Dental Assistant Program.
Currently I'm attending to William Paterson University (WPU) to get my bachelor's degree in Biology and then transfer to a Dental School to finish my major as a Dentist.
Harmony Dental Arts give me the opportunity to become part of this beautiful family, and I'm very grateful.
My name is Kathy Salvatoriello. I was born and raised in the Bronx and moved to Clifton in 1997. I worked in the mortgage industry for 18 years until market crashed in 2006.
I changed career paths and starting working in a dental office p/t doing administrative work. There, I worked my way up to office manager. In June 2011, Dr. Sokolina afforded me the opportunity to become a part of the Harmony Dental Family.
I enjoy working with everyone here and helping the patients. I look at each day as a learning experience and look forward to obtaining as much knowledge that is shared. Interests: Spending time with family/friends- Yankee Fan!!.
Hello my name is Jenny Vidal. I've been in the Medical Field since 2004 as a Medical Biller and Collector working in NYC. I've moved from New York in 2009 to Lincoln Park NJ.
I've had the pleasure to meet Dr Sokolina; her spark and energy makes it a wonderful learning experience and excitement of helping patient with their sleep apnea problem and TMJ. I am the Medical Admin and Medical Biller in Harmony Dental Arts. I'm here to assist all patients with their questions and needs pertaining to their insurance. I help educate patients about our services and about their insurance what's covered and what's not. All concerns and questions are answer before proceeding. I've strive to have things done accordingly and approve by the insurance company to cover almost all cost of treatments and appliances.
I love to help patients feel that they are not alone and there are resources out there to help achieve their needs and help improve their life quality again.
My name is Maryana Kit. I was born in Ukraine. In High school years, I could not choose between math and dentistry and finally I graduated from Lviv National University with PhD diploma in mathematics and mechanics.
I met Dr. Sokolina in United States and she gave me a chance to try myself in a dental office. My first weeks with this dental team was so excited that I decided to continue studying dentistry. Soon I finished Dental Radiology courses and got my first License in this field. Right now, I proceed with studying in Dental Studies Institute of New Jersey and hope to become a Certified Dental Assistant shortly.
I enjoy to work with the great coworkers and happy to help our patients.
My name is Lina Arias, I was born in the Dominican Republic, I was raised in the United States seens I was 1 year old. In 2015, I started my journey when I decided to attend Fortis Institute as a Dental assistant. I met Dr sokolina when I was doing my internship. Seens then I couldn't be anymore happier to be a part of Harmony Dental arts team. I enjoy working with all the patients and seeing the joy we bring to them. My passion for Dentistry has grown so much That I will soon be in process of going for the Hygiene Program.
My motivation of all times would be my family, i am Married & A mother of 2 Princesses and one king. I enjoy doing activities and most of all having all types of fun with my family.
Hi my name is Kiana Burgos. I was born in that Dominican Republic. Immigrated to United States when I was 8 years old. Live in Passaic New Jersey for a year. That following year moved to Paterson NJ currently living in Paterson. I graduated from Eastside High school my major was Culinary Arts. Attended Passaic Country Community College study Early Childhood Education. Work in a daycare for 3 years decided to back to school to study Dental Assistant. Graduated from Fortis Instituted November 2016. Found out about Harmony Dental Art from my good friend Lina Arias. Meet doctor Sokolina after finishing my internship. Planning to go back to college to further my education on dentistry.
Mother of a princess.
Very happy to have that opportunity to be part of Harmony Dental Arts Family.