Meet the Team
We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Whatever your dental problem, Valerie Barba, DDS can be your solution for a lifetime! Call our Manasquan, NJ dental office today!
Office Manager, RDA
It is my duty to oversee the office, keep it running smoothly, and complete all requests so that Dr. Barba can provide state-of-the-art dentistry to our patients. This includes heading-up special projects, training new staff, continued training of existing staff, and financial coordination. My favorite part of my job is helping our patients achieve optimal dental health, whether it is by holding their hand during a procedure, making their treatment affordable for them, or just being an ear to listen to them. I have been married to my wonderful husband for 18 years, and we have three beautiful children. I enjoy exercising, being a teacher’s helper for CCD, and spending time with my family.
Front Desk Reception
I first worked with Dr. Barba from 2003 to 2005 at a previous office, and most recently joined her team in 2011. I am the first to welcome patients into our office with a warm and friendly smile, creating a safe and comforting environment where they can feel at ease. Dr. Barba is an honest, genuine, and exceptionally professional practitioner. I know first-hand; I have been a very happy and satisfied patient for over ten years! I am a very happy wife and mother, and my free time is dedicated to my family.
Registered Dental Assistant
I have been a dental assistant for 26 years and was pleased to join Dr. Barba’s team in 2012. It’s very rewarding to get to know so many people on a personal level while helping them to achieve the smile they desire and deserve. Dr. Barba has a great passion for what she does. She is constantly furthering our education to keep us up-to-date on the latest in dentistry, and is very compassionate towards her patients. When I’m not in the office, I enjoy spending time with my two teenage boys. They keep me on my toes!
As unusual as it may seem, I have always enjoyed going to the dentist. Who can blame me, you see I have been a patient of Dr. Valerie Barba for over 8 years! Her wonderful care, knowledge and compassion has inspired me to pursue a career in Dentistry. I have an X-ray license, currently on track on achieving my ultimate goal of a RDA. As one of the newest "TEAM BARBA" members, it is my intention to provide every patient with utmost care & dental health education. I look up to every one of our dental team, and aspire to be as amazing in this field as they are. When I’m not in the office, I enjoy cooking, practicing yoga & running with my "fur baby" Sofie.
Registered Dental Hygienist
It is my job to keep my patients healthy by being their periodontal specialist. I do this by evaluating, treating, and maintaining patients throughout their treatment along their journey to optimal dental health. Dr. Barba enables me to be the best hygienist I can be. She allows me to work in an environment that is state-of-the-art and use all the latest technology to treat my patients as an equal clinical partner in her office. I am happily married with two children. My family and friends are very important to me. My personal passion is staying healthy by eating well and exercising.
Registered Dental Hygienist
As an individual with a strong passion for living a healthy lifestyle, I want my patients to understand the importance of having optimal oral health in order to maintain an overall healthy body. As a Registered Dental Hygienist, I enjoy educating and promoting excellent dental care. Dr. Barba allows me to give the finest care to each and every patient in a serene, state-of-the-art environment. I am happily married to my high school sweetheart, Drew. We enjoy being active and fit and are always looking for our next big outdoor adventure. I also love coming home to my two cats, Milo and Fiona.