Phyllis G. Merlino D.D.S.

Camille is the newest member of our team.  She is a graduate of St. Joseph by the Sea High School and New York City College of Technology where she received her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2014.

Camille has a friendly and youthful personality and enjoys working with children.

She is a welcome addition to the office staff!

Camille Pollio, Registered Dental Hygienist

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Our regular office hours are: ​​Mondays  10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesdays   9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays
                      3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Every Other Saturday
​                     9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Phyllis G. Merlino, D.D.S.

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

268 Todt Hill Road

Staten Island, NY 10314

Phone (718) 761-2090

Fax     (718) 761-6006 

Dolores has been working with Dr. Merlino as a Dental Hygienist since September of 2004. Dolores brings with her 23 years of pediatric dental specialty office experience!  Dolores started working with a Pediatric Dentist while she was in high school as a front desk receptionist and dental assistant. Dolores is a 1986 graduate of FDR High School in Brooklyn and received her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene in June of 2001 from the Hostos Community College (CUNY) in the Bronx. Dolores is a warm and friendly person and has a special way of treating her patients to make them feel as comfortable as possible. Dolores is a mother of three and she brings much of her experience as a mother to the dental visit.

Dolores Espinosa-Frias, Registered Dental Hygienist

Camille has over 30 years of Dental Hygiene experience!!! She has been working as a Dental Hygienist here since March of 2006.  Camille has a warm and inviting smile and a love for children. Her personality is friendly and inviting.  She truly enjoys being a hygienist in a pediatric practice.

Camille Paul, Registered Dental Hygienist 

Nicole is the newest member of our team. She is a Staten Island Native and a "neighborhood girl".  She is an alumni of the Michael J. Petrides School and Susan Wagner High School.  Nicole is a 2010 graduate of the Island Center for Dental Assisting. Nicole is happy to be part of a Pediatric Specialty Practice and uses her experience as a mother to interact with the children.

Nicole Trimarche, Chairside Dental Assistant

Jenna, Chairside Dental Assistant

Jenna is our lead dental assistant and has been working with us since 2010. She is a student at The College of Staten Island and an alumni of St. John Villa Academy and St. Teresa School. Jenna has a quiet and sweet personality and is a great addition to our team. She has a kind and friendly demeanor and enjoys the experience of working with children throughout the day.

Lori has been with Dr. Merlino's Pediatric dental office since December 1999, that's even before any patients had come into the practice!

Lori is the front desk receptionist and office manager. Hers is the first friendly face you will see when you come into the office. She brings over 20 years of dental experience to the practice. Lori started as a part-time chairside dental assistant and front desk receptionist in a General Dentist's office. Lori has been married for 26 years and is the proud mother of two. Lori loves meeting new people and really enjoys working with children. Any problem or question you may have, Lori is the one who can take care of it!

LoriAnn, Office Manager

Meet The Staff

The hygienists, assistants and office staff at Todt Hill Pediatric Dentistry are highly-trained and exceptionally friendly. We understand that for many, visiting a dentist with their child can be a stressful experience. Our comfortable surroundings and compassionate professionals will ease your fears.

Board Certified Specialist

in Pediatric Dentistry

268 Todt Hill Road

Staten Island, NY 10314

Phone (718) 761-2090

Fax     (718) 761-6006