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Meet the Staff

A Personal —  and Personalized Approach to Dentistry

All of us at Mount Olive Family Dental are dedicated to a personal approach to dentistry. Get to know us before we get to know you! All of our staff of dental hygienists, dental assistants and administrators are highly skilled and well trained in their respective positions. We are here to help with all of your dental needs from how to care for your teeth to how to best utilize your dental benefits. Come in and see for yourself why we are so passionate about what we do!

Susan Banfield

Dental Assistant

My name is Susan. I have been a dental assistant for 23 years with most of those years being spent working in this office. I received my x-ray license from The Berdan Institute in Wayne, NJ. I have been married for 22 years and have two daughters.

Leslie Pedersen

Dental Hygienist

100% Jersey Girl, I was born in Elizabeth, graduated from Northern Highlands Regional HS, in Allendale, and Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck. I have been practicing Dental Hygiene since 1973, spending the 1st 10 years working with my father in his Pediatric Dental office in Ramsey. My husband Gordon and I have been married 37 years and have 3 grown children, Karalyn, Ken and Rob. I enjoy reading, walking, occasionally playing golf and any activities with my family. I am on the Board of Directors for Manna House in Newton currently serving as their secretary, and volunteer there once a month. I am active in my local church, Lafayette Federated Church, where I sing in the choir and am on worship team, and ring in the Handbell Choir. I love being a dental hygienist and do my best to make your check-up a comfortable and pleasant one!

Ann Klemm

Front Office Manager

I have been working in medical offices for about 20 years. My job includes answering the phones and emails, scheduling appointments, organizing charts and handling account receivables. I am here to assist you with all of you insurance needs. Getting to know our and patients and helping them is what I enjoy most.  I am married and have three grown sons.  In my spare time I like to sew, knit and travel.