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John A. Rose, D.D.S., D.A.B. Perio.
Vanesza Robles Salas, D.M.D., M.P.H.
Board Certified Dental Implant Specialist & LANAP
Call: (631) 656-0144

Meet The Team

Mrs. Monica Anchundia

Office Manager/Financial Coordinator

Monica has been with Dr. Rose since 2014. She was originally trained as a chairside dental assistant and transitioned into our Financial Coordinator. Over the years she has taken many courses and training on dental billing. This training has provided valuable knowledge to answer questions you might have regarding your dental needs, treatment plan or insurance questions.  While being a part of our practice Monica became the mother of two beautiful children. During her free time she enjoys spending quality time with her family and dancing. 


Mrs. Jennie Schuler

Director of Professional Communications

Jennie is of Hungarian descent originally born in Romania. She has lived most of her life in Massapequa with her husband and their children.  Jennie has been with Dr. Rose since he started his practice in 2009. She began as Dr. Rose’s chairside assistant and is now in charge of our professional communications. She enjoys meeting our patients and making them feel like family. Her assistance at the front desk assures that our Financial Coordinator and administrative department runs smoothly.


Mrs. Diane Cooper

Dental Hygienist

Diane graduated from Farmingdale State College, where she earned her degree as a Registered Dental Hygienist and has been practicing for over 30 years.  Diane is passionate about providing the highest level of patient care.  She talented and knowledgeable but always provides great conversation about recipes and world events.  She has been working with Dr. Rose since 2007 and licensed to administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide.  She is a proud mother of three adult children.  In her free time she enjoys fast cars and cooking but can often be found reading scientific dental journals.  


Mrs. Millie Montijo

Dental Hygienist

Millie graduated of Hostos Community College, where she earned her degree as a Registered Dental Hygienist and has been practicing for over 30 years. She is licensed to administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. It is her top priority to treat patients with compassion and to provide the quality care for health and disease prevention. She is committed to maintain and improve the overall health of your patients. When she isn’t cleaning teeth, she is a proud mother of three children who enjoys archery, country line dancing, and interior design. 


Ms. Nicole Miller

Dental Assistant

Nicole first met Dr. Rose during her dental assistant training program at Stony Brook. She is a high energy hard worker who takes great pride in her organizational skills which helps us keep our back office running smoothly and efficiently. It is because of these great skills that she became our lead assistant. She is caring and compassionate with our patients throughout their time in our office. On her free time she enjoys spending her time with her boyfriend and friends as well as traveling. 


Mrs. Michele Breier

Dental Assistant

Michele is our chairside assistant and brings with her 11 years of experience. She grew up in Queens and later relocated to Long Island.  She has a wonderful bedside manner which keeps patients comfortable whether she is chairside with the patient or helping out at the front desk. Michele loves to spend time with her family, her dog Atlas and cat Cali as well as doing arts and crafts. 


Ms. Pamela Suarez

Dental Assistant

Pamela is the newest addition to our office and our part-time assistant. She has been a dental assistant since 2010. Pam is warm and gentle with patients all while showing great technical skills. She also on staff at Stony Brook Dental School and is fluent in Spanish. When she’s not working Pam enjoys going to beach and spending time with her family and dogs.