Dr. Christopher Lillo earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics at Bucknell University in 1989. He attended dental school at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 1994. He completed a residency in general dentistry at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Beach, New Jersey. He continues to advance his knowledge of dentistry with a minimum of 60 hours of continuing education courses each year. Dr. Lillo has practiced in the Toms River, New Jersey area for 21 years.
Dr. Lillo is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the New Jersey Dental Association. He also donates his time and dental services to provide free dentistry through Dental Lifeline Network annually.
As a dentist, Dr. Lillo is patient driven. He does his best to help each patient feel relaxed and comfortable while providing the best oral healthcare possible. Dr. Lillo does everything he can to remove decay and keep your teeth healthy, functional, and beautiful!
Dr. Lillo’s hobbies include volleyball, weightlifting, fitness, running, and other outdoor activities. He is an avid church parishioner and active in the Catholic community.
Meet Our Team
Our friendly dental team at Oak Ridge Dental Group is dedicated to your smile and oral health. We work closely together to help you achieve your dental goals, and always put your needs first. When you visit our dental practice, we provide your treatments in a comfortable, relaxed, and fun environment. We welcome you to visit or call our office to make your appointment with Dr. Christopher Lillo and to learn more about dental care in Toms River, New Jersey, and the surrounding areas of Ocean County. We are excited to meet you!
Charlene – Registered Dental Hygienist
Charlene has been with our team for 9 years. She has an Associate of Science degree and is certified in anesthesia and as a registered dental hygienist. Charlene stays current on the latest treatments with continuous education courses so that she can provide the most up-to-date dental care possible. She enjoys the strong relationship she has developed with our patients, and she is compassionate to the needs of every patient as she develops the treatments best suited for their continued oral health.
Charlene has been married for 12 years and has a 2-year-old son. Her hobbies include running, photography, and yoga.
Steve – Office Manager
Steve joined Oak Ridge Dental Group in October 2014. He attended Kean University for a degree in business management. Steve enjoys working with our team and our patients, and being part of our patients’ dental health. He knows our practice inside and out, and handles all our finances. He is proud to be part of our dental family.
In his spare time, Steve enjoys coaching baseball, fitness, sports, hunting, fishing, and outdoor activities.
Peggy – Receptionist
Peggy has been with Oak Ridge Dental Group for 40 years. She has an associate degree and handles all the insurance for patients, helping them to understand what coverages they have and how their insurance works at our office. Peggy knows all our patients and greets all of them with respect and a warm smile when welcoming them to our office.
Peggy has one son and two wonderful grandchildren.
Carol – Dental Assistant
Carol has been with Oak Ridge Dental Group for 28 years. She loves meeting patients and getting to know them. Carol works hard to maintain our equipment and our inventory.
Kathy – Dental Assistant
Kathy has been with our team at Oak Ridge Dental Group for 10 years. She has achieved certificates as both a certified dental assistant and a registered dental assistant. Kathy enjoys being part of our dental family, and treats our patients as part of that family, using her caring and professional attitude to ensure their comfort and doing whatever is needed for their treatment.
Kathy and her husband have 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren. In her spare time, she likes to crochet blankets for the hospital and church.