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Durham Team

Nora Rochelle

Office Manager

As the Office Manager, Nora is the one that keeps the office running smoothly. Nora brings over 40 years of experience in the private and group practice setting and has worked in dental offices in New Jersey and Virginia. She is the mother of two grown children and has three grandchildren. Her favorite past time is spending quality time with her family, 93year old mother and her grandchildren.

Karla Perry

Patient Care Coordinator

Karla was born in Durham, NC and moved to Holly Springs, NC in 2001. She started working in the dental field in 2000. She attended North Carolina Central University and received her B.S. in Psychology. Karla enjoys interacting with patients to help them get the healthy smile they always dreamed of. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. Karla is also a lover of fashion and all things red.

Nayeli Rivera

Dental Assistant

“Dominican from The Bronx, New York” is how Nayeli describes herself! Nayeli loves being a dental assistant and working alongside Dr. Shah, helping patients achieve beautiful and healthy smiles. When Nayeli is not working, she enjoys spending time with her year-old shi-poo named Bronx, hiking, painting, and exploring new trails and beaches……and a good espresso!

LeAnne Romascanu

Dental Hygienist

Originally from Portsmouth, Virginia, but a UNC graduate, LeAnne has been practicing dental hygiene for 8 years. She grew up in the small town of Roxboro from the age of 1 year, where she attended Person High School. If you didn’t find her studying, you most likely would find her on the softball field. Her passions are her family, traveling, cooking, reading, music, and staying active. She loves providing for her patients and giving them exceptional care, and always makes sure they leave with a smile on their face.

Janelle Skvarek

Dental Hygienist

Janelle was born and raised in Illinois (Quad Cities). Her passion for everything dental started years ago. Janelle enjoyed working as dental assistant for nearly 15 years before becoming a dental hygienist. She is committed to great service, and keeps a positive attitude. Janelle is so happy to be living in this beautiful area where the outdoor activities are plentiful. Some of her summer passions are volleyball, riding motorcycles, riding mountain bikes, and hiking with the dogs. As for the winter, rock climbing, skiing, and relaxing with her husband take up her time.

Royal Oak Dental Group is proud to provide a full scope of dental health services to patients from Raleigh, Cary, Siler City, Chapel Hill, Durham, North Hills, Wake Forest, Garner, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Wendell and Morrisville, NC, as well as the greater Triangle area.