Meet the Team
Alan G. Stern, DDS
Dr. Alan Stern has more than 37 years of experience as a dentist, in addition to an extensive background as a motivational speaker and life coach for dentists. Dr. Stern originally decided to become a dentist through his best friend’s father. His inspiration and sheer delight from dentistry motivated Dr. Stern to pursue a career in the profession.
Fran’s is the warm and welcoming voice you hear when you call our office. She will listen to you, discuss all of your concerns, and help you to schedule your visits to our office. Fran and Alan Stern got married one week before he started his dental school education and has been at his side personally and professionally for his entire career. Fran and Dr Stern opened the office together in 1987. In that time, she has served both as Dr Stern’s assistant and as his front desk person. With 36 years of experience in dentistry, Fran understands just about every aspect of what we do and can help with all of your logistical, financial, and even dental questions.Fran and Alan have two adult children, Neil and Tracey, are celebrating four decades of marriage, and are going stronger and better every day.”My joy at work comes from listening to you, getting to know you, and making our office a big part of the quality of your life. Alan and I enjoy great health and I am here to help our team make that happen for you”
Jessica Raper, RDH
Jessica is one amazing dental hygienist. Her gentle, effective technique is only outdone by her sincere care for everyone she comes in contact with. Born in Suffern, NY, Jessica graduated West Liberty University in West Liberty, W. Va with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. Jessica came to us in 2008. She and her husband, Brandon live in Atlantic Highlands with their daughters Lilly and Evie. In her very minimal spare time, Jessica loves being with her family. “My favorite part of my job is developing relationships with the people I see here. I love hearing about their lives and families. I also love seeing the improvement in their health as our relationship grows”