Meet the Team



Lucie joined Okun Orthodontics in the summer of 2015. She is a recent graduate from The Westchester school of Dental Assisting with a background in cosmetology and has certifications in both.  She has a great love for animals, currently owning 5 cats, 4 parakeets and a dog. You will recognize Lucie in the office with her bright red hair and her bubbly personality.



Deborah is a part time receptionist working on Fridays and Sundays.  She is a full time student at John Jay College of Criminal Justice where she is will be completing a bachelor’s degree with a major in English and a minor in Psychology. She loves her part time work here, and would be doing this job even if Dr. Okun was not her mother. 



Eddie recently earned his bachelor’s degree in computer programming from Queen’s College.  He is a substitute receptionist for our practice, filling in when someone is sick or on vacation.  He earned this role by being Dr. Okun’s son.



Yama joined Okun Orthodontics in January of 2014.  She is currently a student at SUNY Purchase and looks forward to a career in Entertainment law.

In our office she enjoys the interaction with our patients and their parents. Her duties here include answering the phones, scheduling patients, greeting patients when they arrive and signing them out when they leave, collecting fees, ordering supplies, and housekeeping chores. Yama has a part time status here, working during school vacations.