Mercer Children's Dentistry believes that patients should be able to learn more about our dentists before visiting. So, we invite you to see below to find out what makes our office a top choice for children’s dentistry in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Together with our dental team, Dr. Brian Allen and Dr. Kristy L. Slachta provide families with friendly oral health care that meets their needs. Call 609-843-0885 to schedule an appointment or learn more about our exceptional pediatric dental services.
Meet Our Dental Hygienists
Check back soon to meet Kelly!
Shelly has worked with Mercer Children’s Dentistry for the past 38 years. She says that each day that she works with “your” children is a privilege. During her time with MCD, she and her wonderful husband raised a beautiful daughter, and are now enjoying a terrific son-in-law and three year old granddaughter. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, and being a grandmother. Being able to care for your children in the office, and hers at home, she feels like she’s won the lottery.
Sue has been a dental hygienist since 1987, and we have been lucky enough to have her with us at Mercer Children’s Dentistry for over 18 years! Sue has been married to her husband for over 30 years, and has three beautiful children–Stephanie, Sean, and Sara. She also has one dog, a boxer, named Dempsey. When she is not at MCD, Sue is an avid scuba diver, as well as a rescue scuba diver! Sue has dived with sharks, turtles, manta rays, whale sharks, and more. Her 200th dive was 128ft deep in the Great Blue Hole in Belize! Sue also enjoys skiing, and loves adventure! This adventurous hygienist even climbed over the Sydney Harbor Bridge in Australia!
Meet Our Dental Assistants
Check back soon to meet Ava!
Lucinda is our clinical team leader here at Mercer Children’s Dentistry. She has the unique ability to say that she has worked in EVERY different dental specialty over the past 25 years in her career as a dental assistant. She has been in pediatrics for over 8 years, and loves it! In her spare time, Lucinda enjoys singing and spending time with her family and friends.
Lynn has been a part of Mercer Children’s Dentistry for over 20 years! She is often seen representing Mercer Children’s Dentistry during Dental Health Month in February. Lynn has taught members of our community about oral health continuously, every February, for 28 years! She really enjoys getting to know our patients and their families, and seeing them grow up!
Outside of work, Lynn is a fun-loving person. She enjoys cooking vegan dishes, baking, and canning foods, as well as painting, dancing and hiking. Lynn’s talent really comes out in making quilts! Many of our MCD team members have been lucky enough to receive one over the years!
Lynn has been married to her high school sweetheart for 45 years! They have two daughters, Caitlin and Shannon, and a cat, Jackie
Do you believe that Michelle has loved coming to Mercer Children’s Dentistry since she was a little girl? It’s true! Michelle was a patient herself here at MCD! (She saw the doctor that started our practice–Dr. Rabinowitz). She always felt so comfortable here–the prizes, of course, were pretty cool too!
Because of Mercer Children’s Dentistry, Michelle was drawn to a career in dentistry at a very young age. Now as a dental assistant, she loves being able to reassure nervous patients. She understands, since she was once in their shoes!
Michelle also loves dancing…look out for our “Dancing Tooth” mascot and you’ll find Michelle!
Sandy is also one of our outstanding team members who has been with Mercer Children’s Dentistry from the beginning! After being inspired by Dr. Rabinowitz (our MCD founder), she went back to school to become a dental assistant all while raising two young children! She has been with MCD for over 35 years!
Sandy and her husband of 47 years, Vince, have two grown children, and four beautiful grandchildren (whom they love to spoil!). In her free time, Sandy enjoys baking, family vacations at the beach, and being a grandmom.
Meet Our Administrative Team
Check back soon to meet April!
Lisa has been part of Mercer Children’s Dentistry for 10 years, and has been a resident of Lawrenceville for over 30 years! She has two wonderful children. Lisa began her career in dentistry as a dental assistant before transitioning to office management. It is her passion to help others and provide our MCD families with exceptional customer service.
In her spare time, Lisa enjoys traveling to the Caribbean islands, having fun with family and friends, walking, gardening and tackling new recipes in her kitchen.
Check back soon to meet Lynda!
Nicole has been working in the dental field for six years and has been with Mercer Children’s Dentistry for four years. Nicole’s smiling face and bubbly personality are what make MCD patients and MCD team member alike smile right back! She says that she feels like she has found her home here at
MCD. “We are a family in this office and I feel very blessed to be a part of such an amazing team.”
Nicole is a proud mother of four awesome kids. She enjoys spending quality time with her family. They keep her very busy!
Rosanna has been with Mercer Children’s Dentistry since 2017, but it seems that we can barely remember a day that she wasn’t here with us! While she
is new to the dental field, she has vast experience in customer service, and enjoys using her knowledge to help patients and families have enjoyable experiences here at MCD. Rosanna calls Mercer Children’s Dentistry and the MCD team her “home away from home.”
Outside of work, Rosanna loves spending time with her family, especially her two beautiful children, Ava and Carlo. She spends most of her time on the baseball field, basketball court and watching her daughter dance!
Shannon is a unique team member here at Mercer Children’s Dentistry because she is part of both the clinical and administrative teams! She is also currently pursuing her nursing degree. Shannon is also a former MCD patient, and has been working with our Mercer Children’s Dentistry team since 2011.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking, going to the gym, and trying out new vegan recipes with her boyfriend.