Meet the Team
Dr. Dayna Olstein
Dr. Olstein, also known to her patients as “Dr. Dayna,” attended the University of Michigan, earning a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology. She went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. There she was elected into the OKU Dental Honor Society and graduated among the top of her class. Following dental school, Dr. Olstein went on to complete an additional two-year residency program in Pediatric Dentistry at Schneider Children’s Hospital/Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
Following her residency Dr. Olstein completed the certification process to become a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. Dr. Olstein truly enjoys working with children and her goal is to develop a positive relationship with your child and provide the highest quality dental care in an enjoyable and gentle environment.
Dr. Olstein has been named in Hudson Valley Magazine’s “Top Dentists” from 2008-2017. She is the President of the Southern Orange Dental Society as well as an active member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and 9th District Dental Society. When not pursuing her passion for putting big smiles on little faces, Dr. Olstein enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her husband and two daughters.
Tisha received her Dental Hygiene degree from Bergen Community College in 2003 and has been a member of our team since 2008. While in college, Tisha earned two prestigious scholarships in Dental Hygiene and was president of her graduating class with memberships in both SADHA and ADHA. Tisha enjoys pediatrics and loves guiding her patients through the dental experience, teaching them the importance of good dental health while making each visit enjoyable.
Dara – Registered Dental Hygienist
Dara received her dental hygiene degree from Orange County Community College in 1993 and joined our team in 2015. She has worked both in general and pediatric dentistry, but finds her true passion working with children by making each dental experience a positive one. As the mom of 2 Dara truly enjoys working with children and can often be seen going to our area preschools to teach children about dental health.
Janice – Registered Dental Hygienist
Janice graduated in 1997 from OCCC earning an award and scholarship in Dental Hygiene. She went onto earn an advanced Dental Hygiene Degree from the Panky Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida. Janice has remained an active member of the ADHA since graduation and has works in both general and pediatric dentistry. As the mother of 4 boys, Janice has a special passion for working with children and can often be found going to the area preschools to teach children about dental health. Janice is truly happiest when she can change the way a child feels about dentistry and leave feeling great about their smile.
Dorothy – Office Manager
Dorothy has been with our office since 2006 as Dr. Dayna’s dental assistant upon opening. She has been in the dental field for over 20 years and has a vast array of knowledge in both dentistry and office administration. Dorothy’s calmness and patience can be seen in our office to help all of our patients with any of their financial or dental needs.
Rachael – Front Office Administrator
Rachael joined our team in June 2016 after having worked in the Medical Pediatric field for many years. Rachael has a vast knowledge of patient account representation, human resources and medical assisting. Rachael’s passion has always been working with children and you will often see her warm and caring smile there to greet you as you walk into our friendly office.
Cindy – Financial Coordinator
Cindy joined our team in February 2007. Her previous experience in finance as well as her customer service skills makes her an asset to our dental team. Her friendly voice and warm personality come through when speaking with her on the phone. Cindy will be happy to help you with scheduling your child’s appointment and any of your financial concerns.
Stephanie – Dental Assistant
Stephanie joined our team in August 2016 after completing her Dental Auxiliary training in Brooklyn. Stephanie has grown up in the area and has always loved working with children. Stephanie believes the most rewarding part of working in Pediatric Dentistry is being able to help put the patients at ease and see them leave with a smile on their face.
Cathy – Dental Assistant
Cathy joined our team in 2011 and has been in the dental field for over 23 years. Her vast experience as a dental assistant working with children makes her a valuable asset to our practice. As the mother of four she knows just how to make our patients comfortable in the dental chair.
Sabrina – Dental Assistant
Sabrina completed her dental assisting degree in 2009 and joined our team in April 2017. She has extensive experience in both pediatric and adult dentistry but has found that her true passion is in working with children. As a mom she understands the apprehension a child may have when coming for a dental visit and she always strives to help children overcome their fears and feel comfortable visiting the dentist.
If you have any questions pertaining to pediatric dentistry in the Hudson Valley or Orange County area, Woodbury, Goshen, Florida, Middletown, Chester, Central Valley, Washingtonville, Highland Mills, Warwick, Blooming Grove or would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Olstein contact Orange County Pediatric Dentistry at: 845.928.2205.