219 South Main St. Barnegat, NJ
Phone: 609-698-1155

Meet the Team

Front Desk Team

Fran Buonanno

Fran Buonanno

I am a graduate of Union Technical Institute for Dental Assisting. I have been employed at Bayside Dentistry for 34 years. I started as Dr. Ohman’s assistant and eventually moved to the front desk , a job I thoroughly enjoy. In my free time I love to travel, go to local wine festivals and concerts. I am the proud parent of a daughter and a son-in-law who honorably serves in the United States Navy, and have two grandchildren I love.

Linda Blaszak

Linda Blaszak

I am a graduate of Ocean County Vocational Technical School for Dental Assisting. I have been a Mentor for the dental program at the school for over 17 years. I have been at Bayside Dentistry for over 35 years. In my free time you will find me at wine tastings, traveling and going to concerts.

Jennifer Heck

Jennifer Heck

I have been at Bayside Dentistry for over 26 years. In my leisure time I like to garden, cook and go fishing with my husband of 44 years. I am a proud mother of 3 sons.

Lisa Larocca

Lisa Larocca

I have been employed at Bayside Dentistry for more than 1 year. Prior to Bayside, I have been in the dental field for 17 years in a dental office in Brooklyn, NY. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. My hobbies include: reading, movies, music, travelling (adventures), shopping, watching sports, amusement parks, and photography.

Dental Assistant Team

Kelly Setaro

Kelly Setaro, R.D.H.

I am a certified, registered dental assistant. I have been employed with Bayside Dentistry for the past 13 years. I am happily married and the proud mom of two young children who keep me very busy. In my spare time I enjoy reading, traveling and spending time at the beach.

Louise Breese

Louise Breese

I am a graduate of East Brunswick High School. I am a certified, registered dental assistant. I have been with this practice for 35 years. I enjoy shopping, fine dining and fashion. I am also a huge dog lover. I have two grandchildren who I love to spend time with.

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Lisa Patterson

I have been employed by Bayside Dentistry since 1993. I am a certified, registered dental assistant. My other interests are singing with the New Jersey Chamber Singers, skiing, snowboarding and sailing. I am also the proud mother of two children who keep me busy.

Erin Raineri

Erin Raineri

I graduated from Shore Dental Academy. I have been employed at Bayside Dentistry for 13 years. In my free time I like to spend time with my family. I am the proud parent of a son and a daughter.

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Andres Serrano

I have been a registered dental assistant since 2012. I graduated from Ocean County Collage.I joined the Bayside team in 2016. I am a proud parent of a son. I enjoy going to movies, gym and spending time with my son.

Hygienist Team

Mary Ellen Ballantyne, R.D.H.

I studied Dental Hygiene at Middlesex County College. This year will be my 19th year at Bayside. Time flies! Outside of the office I enjoy spending time with my kids, traveling, reading and time at the beach.

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Tina Balka, R.D.H.

I am a graduate of Middlesex County College. I have been employed by Bayside Dentistry for 33 years. I am married and have 2 married children and 4 grandchildren. I enjoy spending time with my family, reading and running.

Rose Raynor

Rose Raynor, R.D.H.

I grew up in Hamilton Township, NJ. I graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1983. After marrying my husband, Gary, I relocated to Little Egg Harbor. I have been with Bayside Dentistry for 20 years. I have 2 children, Sarah and Adam.

Marcia Ruddy

Marcia Ruddy, R.D.H.

My name is Marcia and I graduated from the Middlesex County College Dental Hygiene program. As a previous dental assistant I have always enjoyed educating patients about the importance of their oral health. Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time with my nieces and nephew, going to baseball games and hanging at the beach.

Yashira Richmond

Yashira Richmond, R.D.H.

I have been in the dental field for almost 20 years. In 2007, I graduated with a Dental Hygiene degree from Community College of Philadelphia with the golden scaler award. I’m happily married and have 2 young children that keep me on my toes. Outside of work, I love spending time with my family, traveling, and relaxing at the beach.

Dayna Collamer

Dayna Collamer, R.D.H.

I am a graduate of Rowan College where I studied Dental Hygiene. Prior to becoming a hygienist, I was an assistant for 7 years. I have always enjoyed being a part of the dental field and educating my patients on their oral health. Outside of the office I enjoy spending time outside with my husband and daughter, especially on our boat in the summer.