Barbara received her dental assisting certificate from the BOCES Vocational School in 1979. Following graduation, she successfully completed the certification examination, and became a certified dental assistant. While attending the BOCES program, Barbara was employed in a private dental office, where she observed first-hand the many aspects of general practice. In 1987, Barbara was given an opportunity to move from dental assisting to practice administration. She has attended many continuing education programs and practice management seminars during her career. Barbara is also an active member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM), and is working toward a fellowship. Barbara enjoys assisting our patients and offers a wealth of knowledge in maximizing insurance benefits and offering creative financing. She has been with ProtoDental since 1996. Barbara has 5 children and 2 grandchildren.