Meet Our Team
Keren Levine, DMD
Dr. Keren Levine received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, one of the top dental schools in the country. She went on to complete her residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. As chief resident, she gained hands-on, practical experience while working side by side with the area’s top specialists. As a respected member of the dental community, Dr. Levine maintains membership with the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Middlesex County Dental Association.
Dr. Levine’s goal is to give her patients a practical and modern approach to dentistry, by offering solutions that give the best long term result. She has been described by her patients as painless, sincere, caring, honest, and “that was better than I expected!”
Dr. Levine grew up in central NJ and recently moved to Monroe Township, NJ with her husband, Emanuel. When not in the office, Dr. Levine enjoys cardio kickboxing, Zumba, golf, stand-up comedy, and traveling to New York City.
Barbara, Registered Dental Hygienist
Barbara has been a hygienist in our office since 2003 and brings a cumulative of 30 + years experience in dentistry to her patients. She loves meeting new patients and enjoys being a part of our team. She volunteers for Give Kids A Smile Day every year at Middlesex County College.
When she is not in the office caring for her patients she enjoys spending time with her friends and family and loves going to spin classes.
Dawn, Registered Dental Hygienist
Dawn has been a part of our team since 2003 and she brings 25+ years of experience to our patients. Her favorite part of working in our office is the care she gives and getting to know her patients. She also loves the cutting edge technology we have to diagnose and treat many dental needs. She is originally from Locust Valley, New York and now lives in Central New Jersey with her husband of over 20 years.
When she is not in our office caring for patients she spends time with her Chinese Shar Pei dogs and enjoys showing them at dog shows.
Cathy, Registered Dental Hygienist
Cathy has been a member of our team since 2003 and brings 20+ years of dental experience to her patients. She feels strongly that our team is a second family and she loves catching up with her long time patients.
Cathy resides in Sayreville, New Jersey with her husband, two sons, and golden retriever Daisy. She is involved with her sons’ school association and their track meets and soccer games. She enjoys traveling with the whole family and reading.
Nikki T., Registered Dental Assistant
Nikki has brought over 25+ years of dental assisting experience since she joined the practice in 2008. Her favorite part of working with our team is the family relationship she has found. Nikki strives to provide excellent care to all of our patients and feels passionate about the care she provides.
When Nikki isn’t making our patients feel comfortable, she serves as a volunteer at her children’s school.
Christine, Registered Dental Assistant
Christine comes to us with 15 years of experience in Dental Assistant services and enjoys all aspects of dentistry. She hails from Brooklyn, New York. What she loves most about her career is getting to know her clients personally, offering them dental solutions as well as patience and compassion.
Outside of the office, she likes to exercise, spend time with her friends and family. Most importantly, though, she loves raising and spending time with her daughter.
Dr. Ramin Bahram, CEO/Founder
Ramin Bahram is the CEO and Founder of Dental Arts Group. Dr. Bahram obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Massachusetts, and obtained his Doctorate in Dentistry from the prestigious Tufts School of Dental Medicine. After his graduation, he completed his specialty training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Temple University Hospital. Once he completed his studies, he founded the Oral Surgery Consultants of Pennsylvania–a successful oral surgery and dental implant practice in the Philadelphia region.
Dr. Bahram is board certified in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery and National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He founded Dental Arts Group in 2012 with two goals in mind: to create an amazing workplace and to spread happiness amongst its team members and patients.
Michelle, Treatment Coordinator
Michelle is fairly new to our office, having just joined us in November of 2017 as our Treatment Coordinator. Michelle is always excited to learn new things at work and enjoys helping out our patients, making sure they feel comfortable and at ease while they are here with us.
Whenever she is not at work, she is usually at her brother’s house spending time with her nephew or she is at home with her cat playing video games.
Jess, Financial Coordinator
Jess joined our team in 2013 as our treatment plan coordinator in our Manahawkin location. Jess has been helping patients with their dental needs for 6+ years with a passion for dental and medical billing/coding. At the present time Jess will be taking on the role of our financial coordinator. One of the things Jess loves about being in healthcare is being able to meet new people while ensuring that all of their questions are answered in a timely but proper manner. Jess studied childhood education and biology at St. Johns University in Queens, New York. Realizing she had a knack for healthcare she transferred her studies back home in New Jersey. She has a dental radiology license from Burlington County Institute of Technology and has had experience in both assisting our skilled team in the clinical aspect as well as the financial aspect.
Originally from Middletown, New Jersey Jess moved down to South Jersey when she met her Fiancé. When not in the office Jess enjoys spending time on the beach with her newly married husband at their home in Long Beach Island. Jess has a love for animals, and has two dogs and two cats who love roaming the beach as well.