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Meet Our Dental Team – Manahawkin, NJ

Get to Know Our Dedicated Staff

Even the most skilled and highly trained dentist needs a dedicated team of knowledgeable professionals to make sure that their patients have a stress-free experience whenever they visit the dental office for routine dental care or another procedure. Feel free to approach our friendly staff members any time if you have questions, concerns, or anything in particular that you need help with regarding your dental care. Keep reading to learn more about some of the friendly faces that you’ll meet at Young Dentistry.


Dental office manager Lucille

Lucille Freda has been our dental office manager and administrator for twenty five years. Lucille is a Registered Dental Assistant and has advanced certifications in CPR and Radiology. She is extremely knowledgeable in all matters of dental insurance and every aspect of dental treatment. This, along with her compassionate outgoing personality, has made her invaluable to our dental office and our patients. Lucille is the voice on the phone and the face that will guide each new patient through their initial appointments, insurance submissions and treatment plans. If you have any questions, concerns or fears, Lucille, along with our outstanding assistants, hygienists and Dr. Young, will treat you like family and help you each step of the way towards excellent oral health. Call and ask for Lucille for your appointment now.


Dental team member Lee

Lee has been Dr. Young’s main assistant for over twenty years. Lee is highly trained in all aspects of advanced surgical and prosthetic dentistry. Lee is CPR certified .She regularly attends doctor courses with Dr. Young to stay abreast of new procedures. Lee is completely dedicated to her patients comfort and well-being. She will guide you through the clinical portions of your visits, making sure you are at ease and comfortable.

Lee lives in Barnegat. She has three loving sons. In her spare time she loves gardening and cooking.


Dental hygienist Linda

Linda has been with Dr. Young for many years. She works closely with Dr. Young and each patient to develop a personalized soft tissue program to improve and maintain the periodontal/gum conditions of all of our patients. Linda is well known for being extremely gentle and caring. She is now using ORAQIX, the strongest topical aesthetics, during each cleaning or scaling. These aesthetics numb deeper pockets for even more comfort during procedures.

Linda loves people and enjoys helping them along the path of good oral health. She loves working with Dr. Young because she gets to see and participate in the periodontal care of our patients. She also loves assisting in the after-care of advanced dental procedures such as surgical placement of dental implants, socket augmentations / grafting, and large Dental Crowns and Bridges cases. Linda takes many continuing education courses at the University Of Pennsylvania. She lives in the area and has three wonderful daughters.


Dental assistant Linda

Linda has been Dr. Young’s registered dental assistant for over twenty seven years. She has also been our front desk office manager and the perfect personal assistant to Dr. Young in all dental office and patient matters. Linda is a warm, kind hearted soul who always treats every patient like family and makes everyone smile just from her presence and enthusiasm.

Linda is married and has a daughter and a son and grandchildren whom she adores. Linda recently retired but will always be an important part of our dental office.