Meet the Dental Team in Madison NJ
Lorraine Iannone is our Patient Care Coordinator. She has been with Dr Sam Romano since 2006.She has been an administrator in the medical field since 2002.
Lorraine understands how overwhelming dental insurance, treatment and scheduling can be. Therefore she always strives to make your dental experience as comfortable and effortless as possible
Lorraine has her Dental Radiology License so she may be found assisting patients at the front desk or in the back operatory.
She is dedicated to helping patients with every step of their dental care whether it is processing insurance claims, scheduling an appointment or supporting an anxious patient. Lorraine’s goal is to make your dental experience as pleasant as possible.
Lorraine volunteers her time each year with the annual “Give Kids A Smile” program with the rest of Dr. Romano and his team at his office in Madison NJ,
She enjoys spending time with her husband Fred and three children when she is not at work.
Kay Hurley Lamm, B.S., R.D.H., has been a dental hygienist with Dr. Romano since 1996.
She was instrumental in developing the office’s Hygiene Maintenance Program and New Patient Experience. A graduate of Union College/Union County Technical Institute’s Dental Hygiene program, Kay has over 30 years experience in the field of dentistry.
Kay was awarded highest academic achievement honors in the Allied Health Services Department when she received her Bachelor of Science from Montclair State University
Kay has worked in dental specialty practices, such as periodontics and prosthodontics, and is able to incorporate her past experience into our practice. In addition to her clinical experience, she was a faculty member at UMDNJ-NJ Dental School for five years as a clinical instructor in the Dental Hygiene program. A member of the American Dental Hygienist Association (ADHA), Kay continues to keep her current self in the field of dentistry. She has taken classes in root planing and curettage, emergency medicine, infection control, nitrous oxide sedation monitoring and local anesthesia administration. Kay continues to grow in the field of dentistry by exceeding the required continuing education credits required by the state of NJ.
Because commitment to the community is an important part of our office, Kay developed the office’s Oral Cancer Screening Day, a service that provides free oral cancer exams and information about risk factors and prevention to the community. In addition, she encouraged the office to become involved with the Madison High School Educational Foundation Annual 5K Run/ Walk and has participated in the walk for the past three years. She received medals in her age category for the past two! Kay also volunteers each year in helping Dr. Romano and the team with the “Give Kids A Smile” program. Dr Romano opens the doors of his private practice to participate in the Give Kids A Smile program held each February in his office in Madison NJ.
Kay and her husband have two sons who live in Chatham and Vermont.
Jacqui Bartels, R.D.A. has been working with Dr. Romano since 2010. She is a graduate from Morris County Community College with Associates in Humanities. She continued her education and graduated from Berdan Institute in Wayne, NJ as a Dental Assistant.
Jacqui’s beautiful smile was created at birth and enhanced with Invisalign in our office. She can answer any questions you may have regarding the Invisalign process.
Jacqui handles all aspects of laboratory preparation. Her keen attention to detail is invaluable when assisting Dr. Romano during complex restorative procedures.
Most of the procedures in our office are done “four-handed” with an assistant directly helping Dr. Romano. This allows state-of-the-art dentistry to be done as expeditiously as possible.
Jacqui continues to grow in the field of dentistry by exceeding the required continuing education credits required by the state of NJ.
Jacqui is an excellent communicator and can clarify any questions you may have regarding treatment procedures. Additionally, she and Stacey Tallaksen ensure that infection control guidelines are fulfilled or exceeded by following a strict protocol for sterilization of equipment.
Jackie volunteers her time with the annual “Give Kids A Smile program that Dr. Sam Romano participates in each year in February in Madison NJ.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her puppy, Diesel as well as with her friends at the beach.
Stacey Tallaksen is a dental assistant. Stacey attended the Dental Studies Institute of New Jersey. Stacey obtained her New Jersey Dental Radiology license in 2012. She is also certified in Basic Life Support and CPR.
Stacey’s pleasant personality brings a sense of serenity to the office as she is able to put anxious or afraid patients at ease. Most of the procedures in our office are done “four-handed” with an assistant directly helping Dr. Romano. This allows state-of-the-art dentistry to be done as expeditiously as possible.
Stacey continues to grow in the field of dentistry by exceeding the required continuing education credits required by the state of NJ.
She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and their two dogs.
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Here at Sam Romano, DMD, we understand people's fear of the dentist. This is why we are 1 of only 50 in the state of New Jersey who offers Sedation Dentistry. For sedation dentistry we have highly trained Anesthesiologists that help provide 'pain free' and comfortable procedures.