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DR. TINA N. PANCHAL, DMD

Dr. Tina Panchal has been practicing General Dentistry in a variety of settings for the past 8 years. She takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest dental knowledge and techniques, so that she can provide the best treatments for her patients in a relaxed setting.

Dr. Tina received her B.A. in Biological Sciences at Rutgers College in 2003, followed by her Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD) from UMDNJ in 2007. She completed her one year General Practitioner’s Residency at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ in 2008. During her Residency Training she treated patients of all ages, especially young children. She was able to train in all specialties of dentistry with the best dentists in Monmouth County. It was during her training that she gained an appreciation for using the latest dental materials and techniques that result in the best quality care.

Dr. Tina Panchal has been a member of the American Dental Society and New Jersey Dental Association since she graduated from dental school. She makes sure she keeps up to date with her Continuing Education by taking various courses throughout the year.

When Dr. Tina is not treating patients in her dental office, she enjoys traveling, spending time with family and going to the beach with her husband and two children.

Dr. Tina Panchal is proud to serve Colonia, Iselin, Clark, Rahway, Avenel, Woodbridge, Edison, Westfield, Scotch Plains, and neighboring communities for years. Call today and see why Dr. Tina Panchal is everyone’s favorite dentist in NJ!

SPECIALIZED DENTISTRY

WHAT IS A PROSTHODONTIST?
 

 

 

If the comfort, appearance, or function of your teeth have been ongoing dental issues for you, a prosthodontist can help improve your smile and overall oral health.
If the comfort, appearance, or function of your teeth have been ongoing dental issues for you, a prosthodontist can help improve your smile and overall oral health.

A prosthodontist is a recognized expert when teeth need to be replaced. This can range from a single tooth to all teeth, with special consideration to gum health and the integrity of the jaw.

EXCEPTIONAL CARE & SERVICE
ABOUT THE TEAM

At Lake Bluff Dental, we work hard to give you the kind of dental experience you deserve. Our warm, inviting team is happy to answer any questions you may have while you’re in our office, and we love striking up conversations with patients because we want you to feel comfortable and genuinely cared for. From the front office staff to our lab technicians and hygienists, we work together to deliver exceptional service every step of the way.
NICOLE

I’m Missing a Tooth
With 19 years of dentistry experience, Nicole is a treasure to Lake Bluff Dental. She credits her grandfather, who was a dentist, as her strongest influence and motivator. While still in high school, she began her career as a receptionist in a dental office and then moved on to Dental Hygiene School. Nicole has a positive outlook and is confident that even the most challenging situations can have a gratifying outcome. She is passionate about educating and informing her patients and being with them through every step of their journey to oral health. Nicole uses photos and visuals to explain what she is seeing to help patients better understand their treatments. Nicole is an avid CrossFitter and runner. She enjoys spending time “up north” snowmobiling, ATV riding, and boating with her son, husband, and family.
DOMINIQUE

Hygienist
Dominique comes to Lake Bluff Dental with 6 delightful years as a hygienist. She graduated at the top of her class with honors. In an effort to provide the best care possible, she actively attends continuing educational courses yearly. Dominique takes pride in creating individualized care for each patient. Connecting with patients is what drives her to succeed. Dominique is a mom of two beautiful children whom she absolutely adores. She spends her time away from the office enjoying her family, cooking and experimenting with new vegetarian meals, and making her own skin care products.
JESSICA

Lead Dental Assistant
At Lake Bluff Dental, Jessica’s main focus is exceptional patient care. Jessica knows there is more to dentistry than simply fixing smiles. She is dedicated and goes above and beyond to foster a friendship with her patients to make sure they get the best experience possible. Jessica is also bilingual and speaks both English and Spanish. After graduating top of her class, she proudly began her dental assisting career. Jessica is a fantastic multi-tasker and can also be seen filling in at the front desk. Jessica and her husband, a member of our military, are recent newlyweds. They share their home with their sassy dog, Harlow, and love getting to spend quality time with their families.
LAURY

Dental Lab Technician
Laury brings 25 years of experience with her to Lake Bluff Dental. She began her career in orthodontics, where she spent many years helping to straighten teeth before expanding her knowledge to cosmetic and restorative treatments. She skillfully creates and restores dental appliances to satisfy patients’ individual needs. Laury enjoys meeting with patients to better accommodate their expectations and works hard to see them smile. Laury does all social media for Lake Bluff Dental, so you may catch her on the hunt for cherishable, photographic moments. Laury is very proud of her military son, Kieran, and loves spending time with her husband, Mike. Friends, family, travel, and charity are very important in her life.
SHAUN

Business Manager
Shaun keeps Lake Bluff Dental running smoothly by managing the business side of things. He does a great job of keeping everything on track to help the office run as efficiently as possible. Dr. Griffin and Shaun have been married since 2015 and have two beautiful daughters together. When he’s not crunching numbers at the office, he enjoys spending time outdoors, working on DIY projects, and riding motorcycles.
KIM

Treatment Coordinator
Kim is excited to be a part of Dr. Griffin’s team of professionals. She joins our team with a strong finance and insurance background. Kim’s passion is to serve and provide our patients with a best in class experience at Lake Bluff Dental. She is committed to patient care and it’s her pleasure to be the first person to greet new and returning patients to make sure everything goes smoothly. As the Financial Coordinator at Lake Bluff Dental Kim will focus on providing our patients with comfortable arrangements for the best possible dentistry available. Kim is a Milwaukee native that really appreciates all the wonderful things Milwaukee has to offer. Outside of work she’s kept busy with her two amazing daughters Kimari and Mei Lan. In her free time, she enjoys exercising, spending time with her family and traveling.