Skip to main content




Sarah has been with us since 2015. Her passion for dentistry started at a young age and she knew she always wanted to make a difference one tooth at a time. 

When she isn't busy perfecting smiles, you will hear her in the halls either singing to herself or making someone laugh. After all, laughter is the best medicine!

Fun Fact: Sarah loves to dance to bachata and merengue music, and loves to hike.




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!




Dahiana joined the Rifkin Dental team in December 2021. She graduated from the Dental Assistant School of Rockland in 2011. Before joining Rifkin Dental, she spent ten years as a dental assistant. Dahiana loves working in a team environment and assisting the doctors in providing the best care possible to our patients. She enjoys spending time with her husband and children in her free time.




Yasmine brings nearly 15 years of experience as a dental assistant to the Rifkin Dental team! She has been with Rifkin Dental since October of 2021. When not helping patients, she enjoys traveling and attending sporting events with her son. Fun fact: Yasmine is a huge Mets fan!




Kate joined the Rifkin Dental Team in 2022. She graduated from the Ninth District Dental Auxillary program in 2019. She has been in dental assisting for over four years. Her love of dentistry has inspired her to return to school to become a dental hygienist. In her free time, you can find Kate listening to music and spending time with her family.




Dawud has been working as a dental assistant for the last eight years, where he loves helping the patient have a great and enjoyable experience. He joined our practice in January of 2023. In his free time, Dawud enjoys finding a good book and spending time with friends.




Meet Jules, our highly experienced dental assistant who has dedicated her career to dentistry since 2003. Throughout her professional journey, she has collaborated with general dentists, pediatric dentists, and orthodontists, specializing in providing compassionate dental care to geriatric patients. Notably, Jules also went the extra mile by making house calls to homebound individuals and offering her services to nursing home facilities. Beyond her commitment to dental care, Jules finds solace and creativity in music. She is accomplished in playing various musical instruments, such as the piano and violin, and has recently begun mastering the bass guitar!


Our Locations

Choose your preferred location