Meet
Our Team

Meet Our Lawrenceville Dental Team

Lynn Ameser

Office Manager – Lynn has more than four decades of experience in dentistry. She studied at Bryman Vocational School and received a BA in Social Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a BS in Health Education from Trenton State College. At Lawrenceville Smiles, Lynn oversees the team and makes sure everyday operations are smooth and efficient. A member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers, she received the award of professional distinction. Lynn loves working with Dr. Scalia, witnessing his warmth and skill in patient care and appreciates our exceptional, dedicated team. When not at work, Lynn enjoys boating, classic cars with her husband, and spending time with Bella & Gigi, her granddaughters.


Judy at Lawrenceville Smiles

Judy Ruggeri Caudwell

Registered Dental Hygienist – Judy has extensive experience in the dental field. She is a graduate of Orange Coast College in California, Middlesex County College, and received a BS in Health Care Management from Rutgers University. Judy works one-on-one with Lawrenceville Smiles patients to discover the most effective way to manage their dental health. She works diligently with patients to prevent and treat periodontal disease and provides education for quality home care hygiene. Judy loves treating patients in a clinical setting and truly appreciates the high-quality care Dr. Scalia provides. She loves dentistry so much that she shares her experience and knowledge as a faculty member teaching clinical hygiene to hygiene students at Rutgers University. When not at work, Judy enjoys working out, cooking, shopping, and spending time with her husband Bryan, her fur baby Ricky, family, and friends.


Tara at Lawrenceville Smiles

Tara Fleming

Registered Dental Assistant, Certified Dental Assistant – Tara has more than 20 years of experience in dentistry. She has worked in a variety of specialty offices, and the prosthodontic specialty is her favorite. Her advanced training gives her the skill to work directly with patients on treatment. The most fulfilling part of her chosen profession is helping to restore her patient’s smiles and confidence. When she is not in the office, Tara loves to garden. In fact, she became a certified Rutgers Master Gardener of Mercer County in 2015. She also loves to travel, kayak, camp, hike, and swim at the beach. Tara and her husband Eric have several “furry children”.


Anne Toth

Registered Dental Assistant, Certified Dental Assistant – Anne graduated from the dental assisting program at MCCC. She has been a registered dental assistant for over 35 years with a wide array of knowledge and experience. Luckily for Lawrenceville Smiles, most of Anne’s experience is in prosthodontic offices. Anne is proud to bring her passion for providing quality, cutting-edge care to every patient. In Anne’s spare time, she enjoys the practice of Yoga and Reiki. She also loves to garden, travel, and spend time with her family, which includes three gorgeous grandbabies.


Diane at Lawrenceville Smiles

Diane Walcavich

Dental Hygiene Assistant – Diane is a graduate of Mercer County Community College majoring in the Dental Assistant Program. She has been in the field of dentistry for over 33 years and is still going strong. Diane has direct contact with the hygiene patients and makes sure they are taken care of in a professional manner, of course with a Lawrenceville Smile on her face. When not in the office, Diane likes spending time with her husband, whether it’s going for walks on the beach at the Jersey Shore, watching 7 pm Jeopardy, or sitting on the balcony seeing the sun set as a new moon rises.