Melanie Caruso


Biography

Registered Dental Hygienist


Melanie is our Registered Dental Hygienist here at NJ Smile Center. She graduated, with honors, from The Pennsylvania State University with a BS in Biology. She then continued her education in hygiene at Middlesex County College, as the class Valedictorian. During her time at MCC she was a Presidential Scholars award recipient, as well as, a Johnson & Johnson scholar award recipient. Melanie has since obtained her Local Anesthesia License, as well as, maintained her membership in the American Dental Hygienists Association. She is currently CPR certified, and has an active radiology license. She has a deep love for travel and has even lived in Thailand, the Land of a Thousand Smiles. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, running and staying active with her two-year old Australian Shepherd. As a licensed professional, she prides herself on staying up to date with the latest technology in the field by taking multiple continuing education courses yearly. Melanie’s expertise consists of, but is not limited to; taking diagnostic x-rays, applying cavity prevention agents, administering local anesthetics and performing oral prophylaxis. Working side by side with Dr. Vocaturo, she will ensure that your dental treatment plan is thorough, precise and provides you with the smile you’ve always desired.