Meet Our Staff

Periodontics Team in Summit

At Summit Periodontics & Dental Implants LLC we pride ourselves in working as a team and ensuring a wonderful experience.  Prior to my ownership, Dr. Emil Cappetta practiced here for almost 40 years. During that time an amazing group of people worked together and now I have the pleasure of working with them as well. Please call us for assistance: Summit Periodontics & Dental Implants, Summit NJ Office Phone Number 908-277-2224.

Prosthodontic Staff and Doctor at Summit Periodontics and Dental Implants

Dental Hygienists

Lorraine and Tara have been at this location collectively for over 30 years. They constantly build upon their many years of experience by enhancing their skills and learning the latest technology through their commitment to continuing education. This allows them to customize your treatment, based on your specific needs, and find the best options to maximize your smile enhancement.  They are caring, gentle and thorough hygienists. It is their goal to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible.

Lorraine - Dental Hygienist


Lorraine has been in the dental field for over 40 years. She has spent more than 35 years practicing dental hygiene and loves working with her dental team everyday. She is dedicated to educating and providing her patients with a positive dental experience. Lorraine is married with 3 children and 3 grandchildren.  In her spare time she likes to read and spend time at the beach.  Her greatest pleasure is enjoying time with her granddaughters, Gabriella, Tallyn, and Giuliana.

Tara - Dental Hygienist


Tara has been a registered dental hygienist focusing in Periodontics for over 30 years.  She loves taking care of her longtime patients, meeting new patients, and assisting them on their journey towards better periodontal health.  Tara is married with two sons and lives in Roseland, NJ.  In her spare time she likes to read, spend time with friends and family, and be outside in the garden or relaxing on the beach. 

Dental Assistant

Lynne - Dental Assistant


Lynne joined our team in October 2018 and brings over 20 years of experience as a dental assistant.  She is here to make sure your procedures run smoothly and efficiently.   She also keeps our clinical areas organized and ensures your health and safety by taking care of the sterilization and laboratory procedures.

Office Manager

Christine - Office Manager


Christine is the smiling face you will see when you enter the office.  She comes with many years of experience in customer service and has jumped into the dental field with two feet!  She will ensure your appointments are made with accuracy and will be able to provide you with an estimate for any procedure you might need at our office.

Business Manager

Shay - Business Manager


Shay is currently working from home and enjoying her 3 young children with her husband.  She loves working with such an amazing, professional team and really enjoys speaking with patients and answering their questions.  With over 15 years of reception experience and 7 years in the dental field, she is very knowledgeable with dental insurance and is here to help you in any way she can!  

When you come to SPDI, you will feel like you are part of a family.  We are friendly, inviting, and always smiling.  We want to get to know you and we want to help you.  We look forward to meeting you!

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