Meet Your Dentists
Dr. Michael J. Klausner, D.D.S
Dr. Klausner received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from The University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore, the nation’s first dental college. He went on to further post-doctoral training and successfully completed a Residency program at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, located in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. During his training there, he gained extensive experience in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, oral surgery, and complex treatment planning. As a strong believer in ongoing education, Dr. Klausner has completed a year-long graduate program in implant dentistry and over 500 hours of continuing education.
Dr. Klausner serves on staff at Englewood Hospital, and is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, and Essex County Dental Association.
Dr. Klausner, his wife Rachel, and children Sarina & Gabriel live in Bergen County. Dr. Klausner’s mission is to provide great oral health and a happy confident smile for all of his patients. He enjoys taking the time to educate his patients and discuss patient questions and concerns on an individual basis. In his spare time, Dr. Klausner enjoys running, biking, traveling, and painting.
Dr. Martin J. Link, D.D.S.
Dr. Link recieved his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. He went on to further his post-doctoral training, successfully completing a Masters in Public Health (MPH) in epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. A former attending at Maimonides Medical Center, Dr. Link has been serving the West Orange Community for over 32 years.
Dr. Link is a lifetime member of the American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, and Essex County Dental Association.
Dr. Link and his wife Sheree are empty-nesters, and rise in close by Livingston. Weather permitting you can probably catch him bike riding around town.
Meet Our Team
Michele - R.D.H., B.S.
Michele received her Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Pennsylvania and went on to obtain her B.S. in Dental Hygiene from Columbia University. She began her career working for periodontists in New York City and Brooklyn. She has been a member of the American Dental Hygienist's Association for over 30 years and continues to learn and grow in her field through continuing education classes and challenging herself to better serve her patients.
Michele has been working here for 34 years and loves educating, maintaining and improving her patient's dental health in the most kind and caring environment. Michele enjoys spending time with her family, jogging, reading, tennis and traveling.
Marina is a 2006 graduate of City University of New York dental hygiene program in Brooklyn, NY.
With over 15 years of hygiene experience, we are lucky to have such a gentle and qualified dental tram member.
Marina is passionate about dental health and enjoys educating and encouraging patients through their dental journey.
Outside the dental office she loves to travel and uses every opportunity to do so.
Marina is married and had 2 kids, son Nicholas and daughter Antonia.
Kate has been registered Dental Hygienist for over 10 years. She completed her education at UMDNJ - School OF Health Related Professions.
She continues to progress her knowledge through continuing education courses. She has passion for the field and loves to put smiles on her patients. Kate is known for her gentle touch. She resides in Berkeley Heights with her husband and two children.
Patient Care Coordinator
Vanessa is one of the friendly faces you will see at the front desk! She is an integral part of our team and strives to make all patients feel comfortable.Vanessa is here to answer any questions you may have, review your treatment options, coordinate your insurance benefits, and create flexible finaiincial help and assistance.
Fluent in Spanish and English, Vanessa has B.A in Psychology from Montclair State University. When not in the office Vanessa is often chasing her cat around or searching for the next hit show on Netflix
Dental Assistant & Patient Care Lead
Noelia is one of the people in our office who will help you every step of the way. From collecting your new-patient information, to sitting chairside as she reviews your treatment options with the doctors. She is fluent in Spanish and English, and can assist with all types of questions, from billing and insurance, to treatment options and phasing.
When not helping our patients, she spends time planning adventures with her husband and children!
Danielle is an registered dental assistant in the state of New Jersey and certified by the national Board of dentistry. She loves making patients feel relaxed and comfortable as she works to help them achieve a healthy and beautiful smile. She was born and raised in Jamaica. She resides in Orange. She also a licensed cosmetologist. when not in the office she enjoys spending time with her family.
Dental & Patient Care Assistant
Elie is one of our dental and patient care assistants. His passion for dentistry becomes clear within seconds of meeting him. A licenced dentist in Haiti, prior ot joining the team at Valley Arts Dental, Elie spent seceral years doing dental outreach in his home country of Haiti. He currently resides in West Orange
Dental & Patient Care Assistant
Angie is also local to the Oranges and is fluent in Spanish & English. She enjoys being the first person patients often speak with before coming into our office,.