Meet Our Pediatric Dental Team

North Shore Pediatric Dental Care

Front Office

Maria, a life long Glen Cove resident, graduated from Glen Cove High School and Nassau Community College. Maria has been working with Dr. Mercurio since 1999. You will usually see her smiling face at our front desk. She schedules appointments and makes financial arrangements. Her goal is to help patients along with their families feel welcomed and cared for as soon as they enter the office. She will answer all of their questions, whether they are technical or financial. Maria facilitates the efficient running of the dental practice.

In Maria’s spare time, she loves to travel and is a dedicated mom.

Patty, Registered Dental Hygienist

Registered Dental Hygienist

Patty received her Registered Dental Hygienist degree from SUNY Farmingdale in 1985 and has been working alongside Dr. Mercurio since 2007. Patty enjoys getting to know her patients personally. She is very sensitive toward each child’s individual needs and takes the extra time that is needed to make each child feel special. She is also our office OSHA Coordinator.

Outside of the practice, Patty is very active outdoors and enjoys time with her husband and 3 children.

Kerri, Registered Dental Hygienist

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kerri graduated with honors from SUNY Farmingdale in 1999 with her degree in Dental Hygiene and has been working along side Dr. Mercurio ever since. Kerri enjoys working with children and making each appointment individualized to each child. Kerri is compassionate and has first-hand experience working with children with special needs. She takes extra time explaining every aspect of the process so that each individual patient has the best possible dental experience.

Outside of the practice, Kerri enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. You can find her either on the sports fields cheering on her kids or at the beach.