The Valley Road Dental Excellence Team
Meet Dr. Scott Schaffer
For over 30 years, Dr. Scott Schaffer has delivered the highest quality dental care to patients in Clark, NJ, and beyond. He earned his dental degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and is a member of many leading dental organizations.
Dr. Schaffer was a Practitioner Investigator with the PEARL Research Network at the NYU School of Dental Medicine. In addition, he had been elected by its membership to serve on its Executive Committee. He is a proud co-author of PEARL Network’s studies and has presented his findings at the International Association of Dental Researchers Convention.
Currently, Dr. Schaffer is also a Dental Product Evaluator with Dental Product Shopper Magazine. He is dedicated to constant improvement and is certified by the Rosenthal Institute of Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry at New York University. His staff and patients regard him to be very detail-oriented and something of a perfectionist.
When not working, Dr. Schaffer enjoys being with his family, his friends, and his dog at the Jersey Shore. He is an avid cyclist and has been practicing yoga for many years.
Celeste Michielli - Patient Care Coordinator
Celeste has been working alongside Dr. Schaffer for over 30 years and has been in the field of dentistry for 45 years. She has extensive knowledge of dental insurance plans. Celeste is committed to helping patients achieve their dental goals through financial planning and utilization of their dental benefits.
For those without insurance, she will attempt to use the products available to achieve financing for their dental care. She has excellent communication skills and makes everyone feel at ease.
Celeste is proud of her commitment to Dr. Schaffer and all the patients in our dental family!
Ines Andrade, RDH - Dental Hygienist
Ines has been a practicing dental hygienist for over 17 years and has been working with Dr. Schaffer on Mondays and Saturdays for 16 of them! She is compassionate, calming, friendly, and very thorough in her profession. Ines is especially catering to those with dental fears!
Babette Paradowski, BS, RDH – Dental Hygienist
Babette is a caring and compassionate dental hygienist with more than 30 years of dental experience. She received her AAS degree in Dental Hygiene from NYU and then her BS degree from Rutgers University.
Babette’s goal and mission is to provide excellent care to her patients while promoting
health and disease prevention education. In her spare time, she likes cycling and traveling.
Ingry Olivero, RDH - Dental Hygienist
Ingry’s dental background began in high school, where she attended a Dental Assisting class. She grew passionate about the dental field. She pursued becoming a dental hygienist and graduated in 2010 from Rutgers Dental School (formally known as University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ).
She loves her profession and looks forward to meeting and treating our patients. She would like to someday further her career and teach in a dental school.
Deana Conner - DA - Dental Assistant
Deana has been a dental assistant since 1990 and has been Dr. Schaffer’s assistant for over ten years. Deana strives to be the best in her field. Her warm and friendly personality gives her the ability to alleviate any anxiety that patients may have. Deana is also extremely patient and enjoys working with children that visit our practice.