Meet Our Team

Meet our team at Jersey City Dental Center
Dentist
Dr. Richard Cohen

Graduate Fairleigh Dickinson University Dental School.

Officer in the United States Navy for 3 years.

Graduate LVI-Las Vegas Institute with advanced training in cosmetic dentistry.

Invisalign© Preferred Provider.

Trained and certified in Botox©.

Trained and certified in Under Armour© mouth guards.

Member of The American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association and The Hudson County Dental Association.

Dentist
Dr. Andrew S. Paek

Graduate University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Graduate Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.

Accepted into a highy competitive program at New York Presbyterian Hospital and Cornell Medical School in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Invisalign© Preferred Provider.

CEREC© single-visit crowns certified and trained.

Active member of the American Dental Association (ADA), American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA), Hudson County Dental Society, and Xi Psi Phi International Dental Fraternity.  He is also an Eagle Scout and a member of the Boy Scouts Alumni Association and the National Eagle Scout Association.

Dentist
Dr. Amanda J. Dumoff

Graduate Binghamton University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology.

Graduate University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

Graduate general practice residency at University Hospital at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY.

Taught dentistry at Columbia University as an assistant professor.

Invisalign© Preferred Provider.

CEREC© single visit crowns trained and certified.

Active member of the American Dental Association and the New Jersey Dental Association.

Office Manager
Minerva Zayas

Minerva Zayas has been an integral part of Jersey City Dental for over 16 years. Beginning as a receptionist, Minerva has grown with the practice and now holds the position of office manager. She is here to help patients with personalized attention and care in all administrative matters.

D.M.D.
Ping-Ping F. Lucero

Graduate Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering

Graduate University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

Graduate general practice residency at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, NY.

Invisalign Preferred Provider

CEREC© single visit crowns trained and certified.

Member of the American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, and Psi Omega Dental Fraternity.

Fluent in Shanghainese and able to converse in Mandarin.

Dental Hygienist.
Kristen Shepherd

As graduate of the Univeristy of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Kristen is trained in all phacets of dental hygiene care. With a strong passion for dentistry from a young age, she has worked her way up through different dental positions. Prior to working as a dental hygienist, Kristen was trained as a dental assistant. This experience has given her a well rounded view of the dental process of care. With the philosphy of patient centered treatment in mind, Kristen understands the importance of thorough soft tissue management while keeping patients relaxed and comfortable. She is a local resident of Jersey City and enjoys serving her community.