Karen started her dental career in high school working in a dental office. Soon thereafter attained her certification and license as a CDA ( Certified Dental Assistant ). She then attended UMDNJ to receive her Registration as an assistant RDA. In 1996 she graduated from Bergen Community College with her Dental Hygiene Degree. There she was class vice president and alternate student delegate for The National Dental Hygiene Association. Karen continued on in her education and graduated from Thomas Edison State College with a 3.89 GPA and a degree in Applied Science with a minor in healthcare services technology. She proudly was inducted into the Alpha Sigma Lamba National Honor Society.Karen resides in Pompton Plains and enjoys spending time with her husband a two daughters.