About Us

Meet Dr. Ruma Anand

Dr. Anand is a graduate of NYU College of Dentistry, one of the best in the country. She has since had extensive continuing education training in various aspects of dentistry including cosmetic, orthodontics (invisalign) and implants (UMDNJ-Rutgers School of Dental Medicine AAID), to enhance her clinical skills and to stay on the cutting edge of dentistry. She takes pride in listening to her patients, takes time to explain their treatment options and with her gentle touch, helps the most apprehensive patients relax. Outside of the dental office, she enjoys skiing and spending precious time with her husband, daughter Samaira, and son Shray.

Meet Dr. Ariz Tanvir

Dr. Ariz Tanvir is a Brooklyn native who currently resides in New Jersey with her family. She completed her Undergraduate studies at Brooklyn College and went on to pursue a career in Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry. After graduation, Dr. Tanvir completed a General Practice Residency at Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Tanvir is continuously looking to improve herself through continuing education courses with a particular focus on implant and cosmetic dentistry. She is committed to providing each patient with the highest level of care. Dr. Tanvir believes that Dental visits should be a pleasant experience and strives to provide pain free dental care.

Dr. Tanvir is available Mondays at our Highland Park location.

Dr. Manleen Kaur

Dr. Manleen Kaur received her Bachelor in Dental Surgery from Amritsar, India. After moving to the USA she completed a Masters in Public Health (Epidemiology) from University of North Texas. She then received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Minnesota.

Dr. Kaur’s passion is to provide comprehensive dental services to her patients in a pleasant, safe, and comfortable environment and takes pride in strong relationships she has created with her patients and  colleagues. Dr. Kaur continuously participates in innovative seminars and continuing education courses to keep herself updated with the latest advances in Dentistry. Outside work, Dr. Kaur loves to travel and spend time with her husband and two kids.

Our Staff

Fanny | Office Manager

Welcome to our practice! I love to find ways to help people smile and that includes building confidence to share their smile! I am happy to answer your questions, plan for appointments, help resolve concerns and make your visits positive. It is important to me that each of you enjoy a feeling of ease and confidence in our office. I have been in dentistry for over 15 years and love the positive environment of our office. At Lasting Smile of Highland Park, we all work extremely well together to provide the best service for you. Our staff is very warm and inviting. As your office manager and insurance and billing specialist, I am here to assist you through explaining and discussing your insurance benefits and processing dental claims. I am a mother of two wonderful boys and in my free time I enjoy spending time with my kids. I love to shop, cook, dance and travel.

Pamela | Patient Care Coordinator

Meet Pamela, our patient care coordinator. Pamela has worked in the dental field for 6 years. Her favorite part about her job is meeting new people every day and helping them meet all their needs to have the smile they want and she making sure everyone that comes in has a great experience starting with the front desk. Pamela is trilingual and when she is not at work she loves spending time with her family and friends.

Cheryl Farrar | Registered Dental Hygienist

My patients are always a priority while under my care. I ensure they receive the best dentistry I am capable of. I regularly attend continuing education courses to update my knowledge of dental procedures. I graduated top of my class at MCC and have been treating patients for over 25 years.

Some of my hobbies include interior design, dollhouses, cruising and studying foreign languages. I am also very passionate about animals. I am married and enjoy spending time with my husband.

Anabela | Registered Dental Hygienist

Meet Anabela! She has been a hygienist for over 3 decades and is a dedicated hygienist. She strives for excellence in her skills and patient experience. She enjoys talking to her patients about dental oral care and hygiene. Anabela does her absolute best in helping her patients to improve their dental education and experience. What makes Anabela unique is that she loves her wonderful patients who became a part of our dental family. Anabel enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Ashley | Dental Assistant

Meet Ashley! She is all about knowledge and education, she is in hygiene school! What she loves about dental assisting is that she enjoys the bond she forms with patients and making every visit as easy and enjoyable as possible! When she’s out of the office, she dedicates her time to fitness and bumping out to her favorite music. She aspires to be successful in anything she pursues so that she can build the life (and dream house!) that she always wanted.