Meet Our Hygiene Team

Maritza, RDH

Senior Clinical Hygiene Director

Welcome! We look forward to meeting you! I have been working as a registered dental hygienist with Dr. Spielman for 20 years and with Park 56 Dental Group since its inception in 1997! Our office is a wonderful place to work, and we always do our best to make our patients feel at home here. I live in New Jersey with my wonderful husband, Samuel, and our two boys, Ethan and Elan.Email:

Mercedes Gutierrez, RDH

MercedesHello and welcome to our dental home! I am excited to meet you and looking forward to making your dental experience as pleasant and comfortable as possible. I have been part of the Park 56 Dental team here since 1999. I have an associate degree from Fashion Institute of Technology and from New York City College of Technology. I am certified in CPR, Invisalign orthodontics, local anesthesia and nitrous oxide administration. I also have experience in Pediatric Dentistry for children.

Kalyn, RDH Kalyn

Hello and welcome to Park 56 Dental! My name is Kalyn. I’m originally from Pittsburgh where I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. I love city life and NYC has become my second home!
It’s important to me to make my patients feel comfortable and relaxed in the dental chair while receiving the best care possible.
Outside of work I enjoy traveling, exercising and spending time with my family and friends. I look forward to meeting and working with you very soon!

Richa, RDH Richa

Hello, it’s nice to meet you! I earned my degrees in dental hygiene and nutrition from the State University of New York at Farmingdale. I also have a Bachelor’s Degree in multidisciplinary studies from SUNY at Stony Brook. I have been practicing dental hygiene for ten years and have been with Park 56 Dental Group for seven years. I am certified in CPR, Local Anesthetic and Nitrous Oxide Administration.

Jessica Granda, RDH Jessica

Have you met Jessica yet? What stands out most about her is her bubbly personality and contagious smile! As a dental hygienist and professional in the field for over 10 years she is passionate about dentistry and helping her patients by delivering gentle care and proudly customizes their daily dental regimens that works best for them. In her spare time she enjoys doing outreach work with children and most recently participated in Colgate’s “National Give Kids A Smile Day!” We’re proud to share that Jessica was also awarded the Eugenio Maria de Hostos Gold Medal for overall outstanding clinical proficiency and commitment to the future of the dental hygiene profession. When she’s not busy with her patients she enjoys time outdoors with her son. You may contact Jessica at:

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