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Drs. Witrock & Axelrod, LLP
Creating Beautiful Smiles
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Meet The Team


Practice Administrator

The first smile our patients see when they walk through the front door belongs to Jaime.  As our practice administrator, Jaime enjoys helping our patients feel that they have chosen the perfect place for their dental care. 

Jaime will be happy to help you plan your dental needs by scheduling appointments, making financial arrangements, and processing insurance.

In her free time, Jaime enjoys working on her new home, crocheting and spending time with her pets… Elliot, Barry and Ari!

Cheryl Senese, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygiene has been Cheryl's passion as well as her profession for many years. She earned her Dental Hygiene degree from SUNY Farmingdale in 1973 and achieved NY State certification in Dental Hygiene Anesthesia in 2004 from SUNY Stony Brook. This gives patients more options for comfort during hygiene procedures.

Educating & changing the destiny of many patients’ mouths is extremely fulfilling to Cheryl. Her approach in addressing many of these dental health issues is to offer simple and alternative ways for patients to care for their mouths. Understanding their personality, dexterity, and the benefits as well as adverse reactions to ingredients enables her to put an effective home care program in place.

Cheryl is not all about Dental Hygiene. Holistic and natural care for 4 legged canines peaks her interest as well. Seeing animals respond to non-invasive & natural therapies brings joy to her life.

Dawnmarie Galantucci, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Dawnmarie's philosophy and emphasis is to provide exceptional preventative care for her patients.  She earned her Associates degree in Dental Hygiene in 1999 from Farmingdale State University and then completed her Bachelors of Science degree in 2004.

As an active Three Village community member, Dawnmarie enjoys teaching preventative care to children at Minnesauke Elementary School.  As well, she has written and presented continuing education courses designed to educate the dental community about the importance of excellent preventative care.

Dawnmarie's focus on patient and professional education motivates her to share her knowledge and passion with her patients and provide them with the tools needed to attain the healthiest smile possible!

In her free time, Dawnmarie enjoys spending time with her three young children and her husband.


Dental Assistant

Maureen has had her hands in dentistry for 40 years. She graduated from Suffolk County Community College Dental Assistant Program with an A.S. degree in 1972. Maureen has been a vital part of our team since 1998. She grew up on Long Island and lives in Port Jefferson.

Maureen enjoys the dental field tremendously. She loves learning while assisting and helping patients reach their dental treatment goals. Her warm and comforting personality enables patients to relax and enjoy their dental experience. She is always eager to provide a smile and a reassuring word…or two!


Dental Assistant

Marilyn has been a dental assistant for 25 years. She joined our team 2 years ago after taking time off to be a stay at home mom to her two sons. She is thrilled to be back in the dental field. Her calm, kind, and understanding demeanor helps patients, adults and children, feel comfortable every visit. As well, she is bilingual and always happy to help translate for our patients that are most comfortable communicating in Spanish.

In her spare time, Marilyn likes to meet her friends for lunch and of course, go shopping!


Dental Assistant

Lorraine has been in the dental field for 30 years. She came back to work after many years of being a stay at home mom to her now 3 grown children. She enjoys working as part of a team with the doctors to achieve the optimal results of esthetics and comfort for her patients.

Lorraine has a special affinity for dentistry since she met her husband of 23 years while working as his dental assistant. In her free time she enjoys exercising and traveling.