Dental Staff

All professionals at Rice Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical and dental field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Stevie Marie Rice, DDS

Dr. Stevie Marie Rice started her dental career practicing dentistry in Florida. In August of 2015, her husband started a new job, which brought them to northern New Jersey. Once in New Jersey, Dr. Rice worked as an associate in several dental offices until she made the decision to buy her own dental practice in Bernardsville.

Dr. Rice received her Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Florida, then furthered her education at Barry University, where she received her Masters in Biomedical Science. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Southern California.

As a previous board member of the Tri-County Dental Association, and a member of the New Jersey Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Florida Dental Association, Dr. Rice is committed to providing quality care to her patients.

A transplant from Florida, Dr. Rice enjoys getting to know New Jersey and all the beautiful things it has to offer. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Andy, their chihuahua, Peanut, and their two children, Aurora and Colin.

Have a question for the dentists?  Send them an email at [email protected] or [email protected]  Dr. Rice and Dr. Scott love to hear from her patients, so feel free to message with questions or comments.
 

Chantal Scott-Alpizar, DMD

Dr. Chantal Scott-Alpizar was employed as a dental hygienist for over a decade prior to attending dental school. She received her undergraduate education from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ and her Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 2003 from the University of Medicine and Dentistry, (UMDNJ); she graduated first in her class and received several academic awards including Omicron Kappa Upsilon Certificate of Academic Excellence. After dental school, she completed a General Practice Residency at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ, and has been practicing as a General Dentist in NJ for over 16 years.

Dr. Scott believes teeth can last a lifetime. She especially enjoys connecting with her patients and helping them achieve optimum oral health through conservative preventive dentistry. Often, she volunteers at schools and local daycare centers, helping to teach children healthy dental habits from a young age.

Dr. Scott-Alpizar is a member of the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. She resides in Westfield NJ with her husband Jose, and their children Olivia, and Henry. She enjoys spending her spare time with family, friends, reading, and walking her dog, Spencer.

Jennifer Jost, RDH

Jenni has been in the dental field for over 11 years and origionally studied dental hygiene at UMKC in Kansas City. Jenni's favorite part of her job is making a special bond with her patients while providing them with a healthier smile. In her spare time, Jenni loves traveling with her 2 sons and husband.