AboutSummit Dentist

Summit Dentist is a Summit based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, crowns, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Mindy Ok and our staff invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 908-698-4229 and experience why our patients think Summit Dentist is the best dentist in Summit.

Dr. Mindy Ok

Dr. Ok is part of a Summit tradition of dental comfort & care. Shown here, Dr. Ok will provide you with a thorough & relaxing visit. She is a 1997 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. This school is consistently ranked as one of the top dental schools in the country. Dr. Ok has dedicated her professional career to providing you with the best that dentistry has to offer. She is continually educating her staff & herself on the latest dental techniques & approaches to provide you with state-of-the-art, comfortable & personalized dental care.

Dr. Erin Welfel

Dr. Welfel is a cum laude graduate of the College of New Jersey & a graduate of Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the New Jersey Dental Association & the Bergen County Dental Association. Dr. Welfel is fluent in Spanish & French. Dr. Welfel focuses on treating children & adults & believes that excellence in patient care can only come through commitment to education & clinical excellence. Her training, education & skills show a wide breadth of knowledge & ability. That way she can provide the highest quality of care to you.

Meet the Staff of Summit Dentist
Our Team

Kavita Kakar

Registered Dental Hygienist

Good dental hygiene is the foundation of a healthy mouth, just as a caring & gentle hygienist is the foundation of a great dental office. Kavita received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Montclair State University & graduated from the University of Medicine & Dentistry New Jersey Dental Hygiene Program. She has been in the dental field for 13 years & we’re lucky to have her on our team. Her philosophy always puts her patients first. Her dedication to ensure a complete understanding of how important good dental hygiene is to a healthy body is what makes her such an important part of our dental office.

Dorothy Egurrola

Registered Dental Assistant

Dorothy has been a part of our team since 2013, & brings over 20 years of dental experience to Summit Dentist. She is a highly trained registered dental assistant who stays current with continuing dental education classes. She is certified in Invisalign® & Zoom® whitening & is proficient in assisting during surgical placement of dental implants & all aspects of dental surgery. Dorothy is passionate about helping patients maintain good dental health. She enjoys meeting new people & helping patients have a great experience when visiting our dental office.

Jolisa La Torre

Dental Assistant

Jolisa is a graduate of David Brearley High School & The New Jersey School Of Dental Assisting with a certification in Dental Assisting & her license in Dental Radiology. She brings 5+ years of dental experience. Jolisa is highly trained in all aspects of dentistry from the Professional Zoom Whitening System to Dental Implants. Jolisa is also certified in CPR/First Aid & Infection Control. She is very enthusiastic about her job & loves working with patients to keep their smiles beautiful & healthy.