Meet the Team
Vernyce - Office Manager
Originally from Camden, Vernyce now lives in Sicklerville, NJ. She graduated from Pennsauken High School in 2006 and then attended Liberty University and Burlington County College, where she made the Dean’s List. Vernyce began working at iSmile Dental Arts in September 2016 and quickly advanced to handling all the day-to-day office responsibilities. She has one son and one daughter and recently got engaged! Her hobbies include reading, singing, shopping and going to the beach.
Nicole - Dental Hygienist
Nicole started working at iSmile Dental Arts part-time in September 2016 and accepted a full-time position in January 2017. She attended Timbercreek High School and then went on to study applied sciences and dental hygiene at Camden County College. She made the Dean’s List from 2012 to 2015, was class president of the Dental Hygiene Club and received the Dr. Jack Piermatti Treatment Planning Award. Nicole is a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and the New Jersey Dental Hygienists’ Association. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her husband. Nicole and her husband are expecting their first child in July!
Ariel - Dental Hygienist
Ariel is originally from nearby Collingswood. She holds an associate’s degree in dental hygiene from Camden County College. She has worked in the dental field since 2014, and she joined our office in February of 2018. She has served as president of the dental hygiene club, is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association, and was honored with induction into the Sigma Phi Alpha dental hygiene honor society. She loves caring for patients’ smiles, and she takes the time to give back. Ariel attended a dental mission trip with Global Dental Relief in Guatemala. Outside of work, Ariel likes trying out new vegan recipes, playing with her dog, and running 5ks. She recently signed up for her first 10 mile run.
Alina - Dental Assistant/ Front Desk
Alina has been working at iSmile Dental Arts since the day Dr. Kassem opened the practice. She feels fortunate and grateful for the opportunity to learn and grow with Dr. Kassem and her co-workers. Alina graduated from Timbercreek High School in Sicklerville and recently graduated with her Associates Degree in Applied Sciences and her certificate in dental assisting from Camden County College. Alina is CPR certified and has her x-ray license. Her two other brothers are enlisted in the service. Alina enjoys travelling and trying new foods. She also likes to meet new people and make new friends.
Christina - Dental Assistant
Christina was born and raised in Philadelphia and now lives in Hammonton, NJ. She represented Hammonton is the Miss New Jersey USA competition and won the swimsuit competition in 2017.
Christina became a dental assistant in 2015 after attending Camden County College as a biology major. She graduated from Winslow Township High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society. Christina is certified in x-ray, CPR, OSHA, and HIPPA.
Stacy - Front Desk Coordinator
Stacy was born in Philadelphia and raised in Glassboro, New Jersey. She currently calls Franklinville home. She earned her dental assisting degree at Camden County College in 2002, and Stacy completed her dental office management certification from the Warsaw Learning Institute in 2008. She’s approaching her second decade in the dental field, and Stacy has enjoyed putting her experience to work for our patients since February of 2018. Outside the office, Stacy is married with two daughters and one son. She enjoys spending the weekend with her family and friends, especially watching her son play ice and roller hockey and baseball and her daughters and little sister play soccer.