About Us

Dr. Mary Mancuso, DMD

Fair Lawn dentist, Dr. Mancuso has over 32 years of experience in the art and science of dentistry. She has developed a personable team of skilled professionals that are committed to providing you the very best dental care. This commitment also includes a select group of specialists necessary for the common goal of optimal oral health.

Her patients are the direct recipients of her dedication to, and implementation of, technologies that will continue to improve diagnosis, comfort, and outcomes.

dr. mancuso and her team Planning and openly educating her patients is something that has always come natural to Dr. Mancuso. Offering options to fulfill patient’s needs while being conscious of restrictions, allows patients to be confident in their choice of treatment.

The early years…

Dr. Mancuso has a unique history in dentistry. At 16 years of age she was introduced to the profession as a dental assistant. She spent 7 years learning and caring for patients under her mentor, Jerome B. Krachman, DDS at this same Fair Lawn location, as she finished high school and college. This was a very valuable time, in retrospect, through multiple experiences of care and time spent with many patients, she grew to know and love the profession.

Dr. Mancuso received her B.S. in Biology from William Paterson University, in 1987, and her D.M.D. from University of Medicine and Dentistry, in 1991. She is proud to have finished in the top 10% of her class, receiving numerous awards and recognition’s.

Awards and Honors

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society
  • International College of Dentists Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Dr. Edward Wolfson Memorial Alpha Omega Award
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Award
  • Essex County Geriatrics Award
  • New Jersey Academy of Dentistry Outstanding Student Award

Professional Memberships

Dental Team Members


Angel embarked on her journey in dentistry as Dr. Krachman’s Receptionist in 1992. Her pivotal role in facilitating the smooth transition of the practice to Dr. Mancuso in 1997 underscores her instrumental contribution. As our Patient Liaison, Angel’s presence transcends mere importance—she is indispensable. Her meticulous attention to detail and expertise in scheduling, insurance, and treatment management are crucial in shaping exceptional experiences for our patients. With her warm and personable demeanor, Angel effortlessly fosters a familial atmosphere, whether face-to-face or over the phone. Despite juggling her professional commitments, Angel, a devoted mother of three beautiful children, adeptly manages her responsibilities remotely from home in the afternoons during the school year.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Angel finds joy in reading, music, movies, volunteering, and cherishing moments spent at the beach with her family.


Catherine, our esteemed lead dental assistant, has been an indispensable member of our dental team since 2005. Certified as a Dental Assistant upon joining our practice, Catherine’s commitment to excellence in patient care is evident. She furthered her expertise by training in high-technology aspects of dentistry, which she applies to our patients’ appointments.

Fluent in both English and Spanish, Catherine plays a crucial role in patient education, continuously expanding and excelling in this area.

Outside of work, Catherine finds fulfillment in traveling, staying active through exercise, and cherishing moments with her family.


Dana is our newest team member! With a BS in Biochemistry and a minor in mathematics from Roger Williams University, Dana brings a unique blend of scientific knowledge and technical expertise to our practice. As a versatile dental assistant, Dana seamlessly assists in various aspects of our practice, from patient care to front desk reception duties. Recently certified in dental radiology, Dana ensures the highest level of support for our patients’ needs.

Outside of work, Dana enjoys an active lifestyle, indulging in activities such as playing tennis, exercising, cooking, and hiking.

Registered Dental Hygienist Team Members


Perry is a Registered Dental Hygienist with a wealth of dental experience.  Perry began her career as an assistant in 1994, and earned her degree in hygiene in 2001.

After traveling the country with her husband, a veteran of the US Military; they moved back to New Jersey where they reside with their two children.  Perry enjoys hiking, skiing, running marathons, and drawing.  In addition, Perry is a paint instructor for adult and children’s parties and even taught dental assisting in Hawaii as well.  In addition to English, Perry speaks Yiddish and Hebrew.