1401 Route 70 W | Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 856.616.9191

Meet the Staff at Dr. Richard Bernstein Dentistry


Office Manager

Sara’s father was a career Naval officer. She was born at US Clarke AFB in the Philippines, but Cherry Hill became her hometown at the age of 16.

Sara went to the University of Maryland where she graduated with a BS in Microbiology. After graduating from college she returned to her hometown and supervised the Microbiology lab at JFK hospital, Cherry Hill division.

Sara married Dr. Bernstein in 1979. They made Cherry Hill their home and in 1980 opened their dental practice. Sara was a working mommy and managed the dental office while raising two children. She continues to manage the dental office.

Sara’s hobby is gourmet cooking. It is not uncommon to come to the office and smell the tantalizing aroma of Sara’s latest creation emanating from the kitchen.



Mary is an original California girl. She was raised in Lancaster, CA which is in the Mojave Desert. In her youth, she had summer jobs at Disneyland. Mary met her husband while he was in the Coast Guard and he was subsequently transferred to Cape May, NJ. Mary and Duane settled down in New Jersey where they raised their three children.

She is the proud grandmother of two adorable little boys. Mary enjoys watching TV shows and cartoons with her grandsons. She is familiar with the different show characters and this way she can relate to the young patients of our office. Mary gives them personal attention to make sure they are comfortable.

Mary has been a CDA/RDA for over 30 years. To keep up with her certifications, Mary takes many continuing education courses.

In her free time, Mary enjoys listening to country music, camping and kayaking. She is very fond of animals and currently has a bichon shih tzu named Bailee.