Sheila has been with Rifkin Dental since 2013, and in the dental industry since 2000. She is a Dental Assistant National Boards certified assistant, currently fulfilling requirements for a Fellowship with the American Dental Assistant Association.

Sheila is the proud owner of a very handsome 4-year-old Rottweiler named 'Rex'. Her favorite vacation spot is Hawaii, even though she's originally from snowy Chicago. Fun fact: Sheila enjoys cross-stitching and crafting -- taking advantage of the gift of good hands!





Sarah has been with us since 2015. She graduated from the Dental Assistant School of Rockland and is currently enrolled in Monroe Community College, expanding her knowledge in Dental Assisting. Sarah enjoys arts and crafts, star-gazing and spending quality time with her family.

Fun Fact: Sarah loves to dance to Bachata and Merengue Music and can make some delicious Enchiladas!





Yolanda joined the Rifkin Dental Team in 2020, but has been a Dental Assistant for 20+ years. She loves helping patients and making them feel comfortable in the chair. When she is not helping the Dr. create the perfect smile, she is spending time with her two beautiful daughters and family. Fun Fact: Yolanda loves to cook and is a competitive Salsa dancer...ask her to show you some of her fancy footwork!





Taryn joined the Rifkin Dental team in 2021 but began dental assisting in 2014 during her summer break while enrolled at Bard college. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in pre-medical studies in 2015 and has been working in the dental field ever since. With experience spanning work alongside residents in a community health center, to assisting complex digital dentistry and aesthetic-focused procedures in private practice, Taryn is committed to always expanding her knowledge about dentistry. When not at work, Taryn loves spending time with her identical twin and following artistic pursuits such as baking intricate desserts, crafting and creating a variety of visual art.


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