Donald J. Roman, DMD
Dr. Donald J. Roman has been in private practice in Bergen County for more than 30 years, serving the community and providing beautiful, healthy smiles. His Hackensack dental practice serves both adults and children, and he excels in providing cosmetic dentistry, laser dentistry, and dental implants from start to finish.

Dr. Roman received his dental degree and training at Fairleigh Dickinson University, School of Dental Medicine, graduating with his DMD degree in 1983. He served as a Commissioned Officer in the USPHS as Acting Director of Dentistry at the Camden County Family Dental Center until 1985.
“Staying abreast of the latest dental techniques and technology is the best way to care for our patients”

Dr. Roman and his team spend a considerable amount of time and effort in post-graduate training.
Some of Dr. Roman’s professional affiliations and credits include:

  • Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry
  • Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Diplomat of the Society of Osseointegration
  • Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Active member of the American Dental Association
  • Editorial Advisory Board of Dental Town Magazine
  • One of the “Top Dentists in America” for over 11 years
  • Recipient of the 2011 Top Dentist Award (New York Area)

The doctor and his family have been lifelong residents of Bergen County and keep active in the community. He is a past President of the River Edge-Oradell-New Milford Rotary Club, Dr. Roman works to support local charities, children’s sports and helping his community in many ways.  He is active in the Gift of Life Foundation, local Chamber of Commerce, and local recreation supporter for his children.

Dr. Roman feels that all his patients should be treated with respect. For that reason, we provide the utmost attention for each patient’s dental health and care.

Alissa Roman, DDS
Dr. Alissa Roman is a graduate of the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, holds her Masters in Biology from Montclair State University in New Jersey and graduated from Fordham University with a dual major in Biology and Anthropology. Dr. Alissa Roman provided outreach dental care to the impoverished in the Allegheny Mountain region of the United States and in the Indian Health Service.

She is the daughter of Dr. Donald Roman, who is the practice originator. Her face is familiar to our long-time patients at her father’s practice.  As an infant, she spent many days at the office while her parents provided dental care to our patients.  Later, she joined the practice as a patient specialist and a dental assistant, learning the value of providing compassionate care to her father’s, and now her own, patients.

Dr. Alissa embodies our practice’s philosophy of putting our patients first.  She is as compassionate and understanding as she is professional. She is an asset to our office, team and patients.

Meet Our Team

You can feel relaxed when you visit Roman Dental Arts because our friendly dental team strives to provide you with comfortable care. We aid Dr. Roman in Hackensack, New Jersey, when providing the honest, quality services our patients need in order to have excellent appointments and healthy smiles. To learn more about our dental team members, take a look at their biographies below.


Brianna—Financial Coordinator
Brianna was born and raised and currently resides in West Orange, NJ. She began working in the dental field in high school, originally as an assistant. Her basic knowledge of the clinical aspect of procedures has helped her become very successful in obtaining the best option in regards to treatment and finances for her patients. As a financial coordinator she always strives to make sure she exceeds every patients expectations to the best of her ability. Her knowledge of insurance will ensure each patient always gets the maximum benefit possible. In her free time Brianna loves playing with her dog as well as spending time with friends and family.

Veronica – Patient Specialist
Veronica was born in Clifton, NJ and now resides in Hewitt, NJ. She is attending Passaic County Community College and is working toward a degree in business. Before starting her career as a patient specialist at our office, Veronica was a Veterinary Assistant. She loves spending her free time with her two dogs outdoors and is excited for her experience in the
dental field to grow.

Katie was born and raised in Union, NJ, and she is now raising her own family there. She is married and has two adorable children, Maya and Anthony.
Katie started working for her family dentist in high school. After high school, she attended UMDNJ for both dental assisting and dental hygiene. Katie has over 10 years of experience in the dental field, six of those years being with us as a dental hygienist. She is a major Disney fanatic and loves to talk about all things Disney with her patients. Her latest interest is in meal prepping and healthy living. She also enjoys exercising and hopes to do another mud run in the near future.

Alexa was raised, and currently resides in, Pompton Lakes, NJ. She graduated from Bergen Community College, where she received her degree in dental hygiene. Her most rewarding experiences in school were the volunteer efforts she got to participate in to help various special needs populations. Alexa joined our team while she was in college. She worked at the front desk as a patient specialist, where she really enjoyed the opportunity to get to know the patients and learn about dental insurance. In her free time, Alexa loves cooking, hiking, and riding her bike. She hopes to exceed every patient’s expectations with gentle, thorough dental hygiene treatment.

Shana is a long time member of the Roman Dental Arts team. She worked with Dr. Roman for 10 years prior to starting a family. Shana grew up in Massachusetts, moved to NJ when she was 18 and now resides in Hawthorne with her husband Vic and two children Jason and Madison. After working from home for 15 years, she is now back!  Shana did remain in touch and, of course, was still a patient at our office. She attended Bergen Community College and attained her X-ray license in order to keep herself educated in this field and to help increase the efficiency of the office. Shana loves working with our patients and knows each day will bring something new for her to experience. Shana hopes that with her smile and reassurance, she can help our patients have the best possible dental visit ever.

Kirsten – Assistant
Kirsten was born and raised and currently resides in North Haledon, NJ. She attended Montclair State out of high school before obtaining her real estate license. Soon after she decided to pursue a job in the dental field and we’ve welcomed her as our newest assistant to the Roman Dental team! In her free time Kirsten loves to go to the beach and shop for her future home.