Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

Florence Carnevale

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Florence is the leader who keeps our team performing at the highest possible service level. She is happy to welcome you with a big smile and has a sincere interest in ensuring that we meet all of your needs. Florence has more than 35 years of experience in the dental field as a highly skilled office manager and dental professional. She joined the Kaye Dentistry team 20 years ago as a dental hygienist and serves our patients in a wealth of ways. Rest assured, she is always working to make sure you are in caring, responsible, experienced hands! Florence is also a great fan of the New York sports teams.

Jerry Libunao

Office Coordinator

Jerry has a degree in fine arts and advertising. He has worked in the dental field for 20 years, eight of which he spent working in geriatric dentistry. At Kaye Dentistry, Jerry is responsible for scheduling patient appointments, checking patients out, and collecting payments. He is proud to work with a team that is so compassionate and takes great care of patients. In his free time, Jerry enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, museums, and walking around the city.

Veronica Mantuano

Office Coordinator

Veronica has been in the dental field for nearly 30 years. She has experience working with several different specialists, which has provided her with a broad knowledge of dentistry. As our office coordinator, she makes sure patients are comfortable as soon as they walk into the office, manages check-in and appointment scheduling, and ensure the smooth running of the practice. Her outgoing personality makes her a joy to all the new people she meets on a daily basis. Outside of dentistry, Veronica loves spending time with family and friends. She enjoys sports, Zumba, yoga, and spending time in Central Park.

Michelle Mejia

Office Coordinator 

Michelle holds an Associates Degree in Restorative Dentistry and a Bachelors of Science from CUNY Brooklyn College in Health and Nutrition. She has been in the dental field for 7 years. As a patient coordinator, she may answer the phone when you call for an appointment or give you a ring to remind you of your next visit. As a testament to her education, Michelle is passionate about preventive dental care and the role it has on our overall health. She is very knowledgeable in the dental field and can always help to answer a question you may have. Michelle has a welcoming and contagious smile that will be sure to greet you when you first enter our office. During her free time, Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, reading, traveling and visiting different museums. 

Natasha Raykh

Dental Hygienist

Natasha has been working as a dental hygienist for more than 18 years, all of them as a member of the Kaye Dentistry team. She is committed to constant growth as a professional. We live in a time where there is an explosion of knowledge and new information on oral health, and Natasha loves to learn more so she can share it with our patients and team members. She has a natural way to make patients feel at ease in the dental chair and trust her knowledge and skills. With an inquisitive mind, she is always hungry to know more on all kinds of subjects. Natasha enjoys reading, traveling, and cooking, and is fluent in Russian.

Victoria Benvenuto

Dental Hygienist

As a dental hygienist, Victoria focuses on preventive dental care to maintain and improve her patients’ oral health. She has a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from the New York University College of Dentistry and has been working as a hygienist for more than 12 years. Victoria is thrilled to see her patients make improvements in their oral hygiene and, ultimately, their overall health. Victoria’s interests include traveling, skiing, and spending time with her family. She is also fluent in Farsi.

Nishu Singh

Dental Hygienist

Nishu completed her Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland and her dental hygiene degree from New York University. She treats all her patients with courtesy, respect, and the kindness they deserve. Nishu customizes the treatment that is right for each patient by using the latest technology and education. She is extremely interested in educating patients and passionate about helping people understand the importance of their oral health. Nishu loves to work out, take long bicycle rides, and spend quality time with her husband and her English bulldog, Sophie.

Annie Tang

Dental Hygienist 

Annie has spent over a decade in the dental field and has a passion for educating people on the importance of oral health. She earned her degree in Dental Hygiene from the New York University College of Dentistry. Annie participates in local outreach programs, visits schools and attends health fairs to give back to the community. When she isn't busy caring for her patients, she enjoys Pilates, trying new restaurants and spending quality time with her family and friends. Annie is also fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin. 

Karen Delacruz

Lead Dental Assistant

Karen has been a dental assistant for more than 20 years. She is an acclaimed certified E4D clinician on the forefront of the tremendous advances in the practice of digital dentistry. Karen is an instructor in digital dentistry and travels with Kaye Dentistry to various lectures, offices, and dental schools. She appreciates each patient’s individual perspectives and ensures everyone is comfortable through her warm, friendly, and pleasant demeanor. It is evident that she truly cares for her patients and is an integral part of the Kaye Dentistry team. Karen loves concert music, baseball, and football, and is fluent in Spanish.

Martha Mederos

Dental Assistant

Martha earned her Bachelor of Science in communications and public relations, and has spent the past 23 years in the dental field practicing patient care. She makes sure our dentists have everything they need to ensure the comfort and happiness of our patients. Patient interaction is what makes Martha smile; she loves helping them feel better about their smiles and be more confident. Martha enjoys spending time with her husband of 27 years, her daughter, and her dog. Her hobbies include going to the gym, traveling, and spending time at the beach.

Farzana Paleker

Dental Assistant

Farzana’s experience as a foreign-trained dentist gives her extraordinary knowledge and understanding when she assists our dentists in the delivery of dental procedures and provides patient comfort during treatment. Her job involves preparing the operatory, sterilizing equipment, taking X-rays, and communicating the dentists’ treatment plans to the administrative team so that patient visits flow as smoothly as possible. Her goal is to create a supportive, friendly atmosphere, and to ensure that patients understand the procedures involved with their dental treatments. Farzana is passionate about traveling and engaging with people from different cultures and backgrounds. In 2015, she and her amazing husband travelled across Africa and encountered the most wonderful human beings throughout their journey.

Karina Castro

Dental Assistant 

Karina has an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts and Psychology. She has been in the dental field for over 10 years and has enjoyed every second of it. Her many responsibilities include taking x-rays and digital scans, assisting the doctors during treatment and her favorite of all, communicating with patients. Karina is well trained in our digital capabilities and enjoys working with such incredible technology. She takes great pride in her work and finds pleasure in witnessing the amazing results after every treatment. In her free time Karina enjoys exercising, reading, and spending time with family. 


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