Our team, a blend of friendly and hard-working professionals, is dedicated to providing exceptional dental care during your time with our dentists in Wayne and River Edge, New Jersey. Each member brings unique skills and experiences, united by a singular purpose: ensuring your dental journey is comfortable, effective and tailored to your needs. Dive in and get to know the faces behind your smile and give Avant Garde Dental Arts a call to schedule an appointment with Dr. Alexander Gerskowitz, Dr. Miriam Natovich or Dr. Sandi Grace.

Gina

Office Manager

For seven years and counting, Gina has been an integral part of our dental family. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business in 2020 and has excelled in guiding our staff to perform to their utmost potential. She provides clear and transparent communication to our patients and appreciates the respect and honor shared between each team member. Outside the office, Gina is a devoted mother to two children and seizes every opportunity to stay active and fit.

Yuliya

Registered Dental Hygienist

Yuliya is a dedicated Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) who joined the practice in 2021 after completing her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at William Paterson University and dental hygiene program at Gergen Community College. She thrives in the practice’s great team environment, enjoying the efficient workflow and building relationships with excellent patients. Yuliya contributes to the success of the practice by prioritizing patient care, attentively listening to their needs, and addressing them with care. Outside of work, she cherishes spending quality time with her family, engaging in outdoor activities like hiking and exploring new places and countries.

Patricia

Treatment Coordinator

Patricia joined us in February 2023 and contributes to the success of our office with her strong customer service skills. She is very fortunate to work with such an amazing team and personally believes we are the real definition of true teamwork. Outside the office, she loves to read and discover new places.

Teresa

Registered Dental Hygienist

Teresa graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) – School of Health-Related Professions in 2006 and remains committed to expanding her knowledge with the latest skills and techniques in the dental field. Since joining our office in August 2020, she has been dedicated to delivering top-notch patient care and imparting home care knowledge, aiding our patients in achieving their most radiant smile. Teresa is committed to helping the practice meet its objectives as well as well as caring for our wonderful patients.

On a more personal note, Teresa is married with two teenage girls. She is also a proud owner of a dog and cat. In her leisure time, she loves skiing, hiking and relaxing on the beach.

Andrii

Dental Assistant

Andrii joined the Avant Garde Dental Arts team in September 2022 and approaches each case with meticulous attention to detail. Andrii values the cohesive teamwork we foster and is a proud parent to their son and a daughter. Andrii’s passions include fishing, hiking, strumming the guitar and cycling.

Ghunwah

Dental Assistant

Ghunwah studied at Bergen Community College and the Dental Studies Institute. She joined our office in April 2022 and loves being part of a practice where there is always something new to learn. Ghunwah is eager to try new things and brings a great sense of partnership, understanding, organization and hard work to our team. She is always down for an adventure and loves traveling and spending time with her brothers and sister.

Janette

Dental Assistant

Janette became a part of our team in January 2017. With her positive attitude, adept communication abilities and readiness to embrace new tasks, she has been an invaluable addition. Outside of work, Janette has a passion for travel and outdoor adventures, and she deeply values the great teamwork we have.