Meet Our Team

Appointment Coordinator

Kunsang was born and raised in India. She went to school for health science and is continuing her education, studying to become a nurse. She joined Morningside Dental Care during 2020 and has especially enjoyed working with an amazing team and being able to interact with so many patients. 

Outside of the office, Kunsang loves spending time with her friends, family, and Zumba dancing at a park near her house.

Treatment Coordinator

Shanna was born and raised in Jamaica. She went to school to become a dentist and joined Morningside Dental Care in August of 2020. Since then, her favorite part about working in the field of dentistry is seeing the impact a smile can have on someone’s confidence and life. She is currently a member of the Jamaican Dental Association.

When not helping patients, Shanna loves to dance and weight lift. When not staying active, she loves to watch her favorite TV show – SpongeBob SquarePants!

Office Manager

Ivanne was born in Cameroon and was raised in Jersey. She later attended Rutgers University where she received her bachelor’s degree in public health and French literature. Ivanne joined the Morningside Dental Care team in 2020. Since then, she has loved being able to provide a warm and welcoming environment for all the patients that enter the practice. 

When not working, Ivanne enjoys cooking, traveling, and jumping out of planes.


Janeth was born and raised in the Philippines. She went to school to become a hygienist and joined our amazing team in 2020. She loves educating patients on how to improve their oral health.

Outside of helping others achieve a perfect smile, she loves to give back and is involved in charity work. In addition, she loves to cook and hike. She hopes to visit remote places around the world to help children that are less fortunate. 


Malekha was born in Harlem and later raised in Queens, NY. She went to Stony Brook where she received her bachelor’s degree in health science. She also became a certified EMT. Currently, she is continuing her education at NYU. She joined Morningside Dental Care in 2020 and has enjoyed creating connections with patients, helping them improve both their oral and overall health. She feels honored that she is able to help her patients change their habits and improve their confidence in their smile. Malekha is a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and was published as Dental Hygiene District Student Delegate in 2014.

When not at work, Malekha loves to dance. In fact, she is the creator of the dance group “Les Gazelles Africaines 2”. She also spends her free time with her friends and family, and catching up on continuing education courses. One of Malekha’s goals is to open up a dental hygiene business, and to teach clinical hygiene. A fun fact about Malekha is that she went skydiving once. She thought it was fun, but she would never do it again.

Dental Assistant

Jose was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. He went to dental school and continues his education to one day become a general dentist. Jose has been with us at Morningside Dental Care for about two years. One of his favorite things about his job is having the opportunity to educate patients and help them improve their oral health.

When not working in the office, Jose spends his time playing baseball, hanging out with friends, cooking, dancing, and learning new things. One of his goals is to buy a house in NYC.

Dental Assistant

Angely was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. He went to school to study to be a periodontist, and joined the Morningside Dental Care team in 2020. Dentistry combines his love for teeth and for helping people feel better in their smile.

Outside of the office, Angely studies and is working toward passing the dental board. Other than that, he loves going out to eat, especially for a good ribeye steak.

Dental Assistant

Yrene was born and raised in Cuba, and she went to school to study to be a dentist. She joined our practice back in 2002. During those years, she has enjoyed being a part of smile transformations. Even if it’s restoring a single tooth, she loves seeing her patients’ confidence in their smile improve.

When not helping patients achieve their dream smile, Yrene’s favorite hobby is spending time with her family. She loves to cook for her family and listen to what her children are up to.

Dental Assistant

Maximo was born and raised in the Domican Republic, and went to school to study to be a dentist. He joined our dental family at Morningside Dental Care in 2020, and he has enjoyed helping patients improve their self-esteem and feel more confident in their smile.

Outside of work, Maximo loves to eat, with his favorite food being filet mignon, and travel. He enjoys seeing new places, and even rides a Citi Bike a few times a week. His goal is to continue to stay active and exercise more.

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