About our office

Along with our doctors, our oral health care team, or “Team PDC” as our patients call them, love working with children! Our registered dental hygienists and assistants, customize each dental home – and preventive – care program as is appropriate for your child. Each member of our treatment team and our office staff has years of dental experience in treating pediatric patients with the highest level of care and is trained and skilled in providing different approaches in managing a wide variety...Read More

Meet our team

Dr. Michelle Kelman Pediatric Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Michelle Kelman, or Dr. Michelle as her patients know her, has always had a unique interest in the well being of children. A specialist in pediatric dentistry, she is dedicated to providing exceptional oral health care in a positive and fun environment. Following dental school, she received her specialty training in Pediatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City in association with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Her postdoctoral training focused on the growth and development of h...Read More

Dr. Flynne Weingarten Pediatric Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Flynne as our patients know her, is a pediatric dentist who loves to treat children. After attending Indiana University School of Dentistry, Dr. Flynne completed a general residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. She then completed a two-year specialized pediatric residency focusing only on children and individuals with intellectual and developmental disorders at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There, Dr. Flynne served as chief resident. She also holds a M...Read More

Candy Noriega Accountant/Office Manager Read Bio

Candy is our office manager and started out as a dental assistant. She has over 20 years of experience in dental practice management. She is happy to answer your questions regarding treatment, help you understand and coordinate your insurance benefits and resolve any concerns. When she’s not in the office, she loves spending time with her husband, her two children and 3 cats. She’s our very own “CRAZY CAT LADY”!

Lillian Polyak Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Lillian is a pediatric registered dental hygienist with a Bachelor’s of Science in dental hygiene. With over 10 years experience, she joined our team in 2012. Her goal is to provide an enjoyable experience and help patients develop good oral hygiene habits at a young age. With her bubbly personality, making dentistry fun is what she does! She is an avid food enthusiast, enjoys traveling the world with her husband and coming home to her cat, Pishoo! -Lilian is in the office on Mondays and Thursd...Read More

Leslie Ceja Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Leslie is a pediatric registered dental hygienist with over 10 years experience in the dental field. She received her Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2009 and joined our team in 2011. On her free time, she enjoys traveling with her husband and son, walking their dog, and spending time outdoors. -Leslie is in the office on Mondays.

Kristen Wilhelm Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Kristen is a pediatric registered dental hygienist with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and Dental Hygiene. Shortly after, she received a Master of Arts in Gerontology. She enjoys working with children and enjoys making visits to the dentist fun. When Kristen is not dancing around the office, she enjoys her free time in the great outdoors; backpacking, hiking, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. She secretly has a secret collection of Legos at home and wears crazy socks at work! ...Read More

Shima Eshagian Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Shima is a pediatric registered dental hygienist and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene. Her favorite part of being a hygienist is working with children and introducing them to the dental office for the first time. During her free time she enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors with her husband and twin boys. She loves to cook and always has great recipes! -Shima is in the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Karina Tellez Certified Dental Assistant Read Bio

Karina is a certified dental assistant and has been on our team since the beginning of 2018. Her favorite part of working with children is being able to make them feel safe and comfortable.

Services we provide

At Pediatric Dental Center we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry

Payment Forms

We offer a number of convenient payment options for our patients which make it easy to afford any care you may need.

American Express, Care Credit, Cash, Discover, Financing, Mastercard, Visa

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Russian
  • Spanish