Meet Our Dental Hygienists

Kathleen Asay

Kathleen Asay

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kathy joined Riverfront Dental Care in 1988, where she is known for being caring and warmhearted. She earned her associate’s degree in applied science and currently performs all duties of a dental hygienist, including prophylaxis (cleaning), taking X-rays, and dental-health education. She’s proud to be part of a modern, up-to-date practice that treats a lot of wonderful patients. In her spare time, Kathy enjoys antiquing, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She also loves college football; you can find her rooting for Clemson University on campus whenever possible. Go Tigers!

Julie O'Brien

Julie O'Brien

Registered Dental Hygienist

Known for her compassion and professionalism, Julie earned her dental hygiene degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, then received her local anesthesia permit through Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Julie joined the practice in 2001, where her job entails prophylaxis (dental cleaning), periodontal therapy and maintenance, patient education, and X-rays. She enjoys Riverfront Dental Care's beautiful setting and family-friendly environment and enjoys providing her patients with excellent care. Outside the office, she enjoys music, the beach and New York Giants football.

Sandra Hyers

Sandra Hyers

Registeded Dental Hygienist

Friendly, warm, and gregarious, Sandy joined Riverfront Dental Care in 1998 as one of our dental hygienists. She earned her associate’s degree in dental hygiene and believes strongly in educating patients on how to best attain and maintain excellent oral health. She also provides prophylaxis (cleanings), takes X-rays, and loves working with everybody. When not in the office, Sandy enjoys watching her son and daughter play sports, and she’s an avid Yankees fan.

Joan Brown

Joan Brown

Registered Dental Hygienist

Joan joined Riverfront Dental Care in 2015 as a Registered Dental Hygienist with a certificate in local anesthesia. Her responsibilities include oral cancer screenings, evaluating periodontal health and patient education. Joan is kind, gentle and works hard to provide optimum care for our patients. Outside the office, Joan loves spending time with her husband and four sons. She also enjoys the outdoors, walking and tennis.