Dr. Kurlansik graduated from Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry in 1979 and has been practicing in New Jersey ever since. In 1981, Dr. Kurlansik decided to make Highland Park his home by opening Park Dental Group with a goal in mind of providing the highest quality care available. Dr. Kurlansik is a proud member of the ADA, NJDA and MCDS.

Besides being passionate about dentistry, Dr. Kurlansik is also a member of two rock bands playing throughout the New York Metropolitan area. In his free time, he loves spending time with his family and friends and occasionally hitting the slopes.




Dr. Couzo is a Jersey boy, born and raised - the son of a pizza man with a passion for dentistry. As an undergraduate, Dr. Couzo attended Fairleigh Dickinson University. He then went on to receive dental training at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and Robert Wood Johnson General Practice Residency. Dr. Couzo is a member of the ADA, NJDA, AGD, and MCDS and strives to achieve the highest quality dentistry in a comfortable atmosphere. When not in the office, Dr. Couzo spends as much time as possible outdoors with family and friends - fishing, hiking, camping or just a backyard barbeque.


Amanda Perodeau, RDH


Amanda has been a hygienest at Park Dental Group for over four years. As an undergrad, she attended West Virginia University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene.

The best part about her job is getting to know the patients - Amanda always strives to be compassionate, making every experience as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

During her time away from work, Amanda enjoys going to the beach, working out, listening to country music and spending time with friends and family.


Kimberli Heman, RDH


Kimberli started out as a Dental Assistant and after finding her passion in the dental field, she pursued her dream of becoming a Dental Hygienist. She is a graduate from the Dental Hygiene program at Middlesex County College. Aside from being as compassionate of a hygienist as she can be, Kimberli also loves educating and getting to know her patients.

Outside of work, Kimberli loves being outdoors, traveling and cherishing time with loved ones. Whenever possible, she is swimming, skiing, kayaking, hiking, or going anwhere life will take her.

Maria Holzheimer

Maria Holzheimer, CDA, RDA

Certified Dental Assistant

Maria holds both a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) and Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) license at Park Dental Group. She has been providing dental assistance for the past 34 years, 27 of which have been as a member of the Park Dental Group team.

When Maria is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. Her other hobbies include cooking, traveling and entertaining family and friends.


Carol August, COA, RDA

Certified Orthodontic Assistant

Carol is a Certified Orthodontic Assistant and Registered Dental Assistant at Park Dental Group. She has been working in dentistry for the past 33 years and has loved every single day. For Carol, the best part about the last 11 years with Park Dental Group is the experience with her patients - both young and old.

Away from work she enjoys spending time with her family - three children and six grandchildren. Whether it's attending a sports game, movie or just hanging out, they keep her on her toes and she cherishes every moment.

Kathy Deluca

Kathy Deluca

Office Manager

Kathy started her career in dentistry in 1975 as a dental assistant. After a few years, she moved up to being Office Manager and has held that position at Park Dental Group since 1981.

Park Dental is her home away from home, a truly wonderful experience over the years. Many patients have become personal friends and the Park Dental team have become her family. Outside of work, Kathy enjoys reading a good book with a cup of coffee, cooking and crafting. Life is good and always an adventure!