Meet the Team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


Dental Assistant

Miriam has been in the dental field for a dozen years, with experience in pediatric and general dentistry. She joined Short Hills Smiles in 2017 as one of Dr. Barker’s dental assistants. Miriam utilizes the knowledge she has attained over the years to provide an exceptional experience to our patients. She is a great team player: always working with others in order to provide the best possible outcome for our patients.

When she’s not in the office, Miriam enjoys hiking and spending time with her family, which includes her dogs Blu and Chiquita.


Dental Hygienist

Sylwia began her career in dentistry in 2007 as a dental assistant and attended NYU for her dental hygiene degree in 2012. Part of our office since 2015, Sylwia has been improving her patients’ lives one cleaning at a time! She shares with the rest of our team a vision of providing the best care for our patients.

When she’s not at work, Sylwia loves to spend time outdoors, travel, go to the beach, and be with her family and friends.


Office Manager

Linda has been in the dental field for over 20 years and her passion for dentistry is still going strong. Dentistry greatly impacts patient's lives and overall wellbeing. She is truly excited to be a part of the Short Hills Smiles team. As our office manager Linda greets our patients with a "smile" and is happy to help our patients coordinate treatment, schedule appointments and set up financial arrangements.

At home Linda enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and swimming and traveling.