Meet the Staff

Orthodontics Team in Somerville NJ

Use this page to get to know our friendly and knowledgeable Mint Orthodontics LLC staff. Call us at our Somerville office for assistance or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Shinmachi: Mint Orthodontics Somerville Orthodontic Office Phone Number (908) 526-0808.

Photo: Somerset NJ Orthodontic Office Staff with Orthodontist & snowflakes
Photo: Snowflakes and 2018 Orthodontic Office Staff with Orthodontist in Somerset NJ

Photo: Melissa, Scheduling Coordinator at Mint Braces LLC in Somerville NJ


Melissa is our Registered Dental Assistant. Melissa was born and raised in Woodbridge, NJ. She loves customer service and has always had a passion for dental. In her free time, Melissa enjoys traveling to new places, snowboarding with her husband family and friends, mountain biking, and going to the park to play with her dog, Sebastian.



Kelly is our Scheduling Coordinator and the first warm smile you see when you walk into our office. She is here to assist you in any scheduling, appointments and office questions. Kelly was born in New Jersey but raised in Costa Rica. She goes up and beyond to help customers in every possible way. She likes to learn new things and the dental field is one of them. In her free time, she enjoys helping her father in the family business, enjoys going to the movies, and doing outdoor activities to get some fresh air.

Photo: Blaine, IT Guru at Mint Braces LLC in Somerville NJ


Blaine is our IT guru. His keen interest in computer networking and digital technologies has allowed him to transition multiple dental offices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey to “paperless” offices, including Mint Orthodontics LLC. He also serves as our HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer, ensuring that all our digital information is safe and highly secure. Dr. Shinmachi and Blaine met in dental school and married in 2012. Outside the office, they enjoy running and hiking together, or relaxing on the beach.