Dr. Roeder was born and raised in Campbell Hall, a small town in Orange County, NY. She is the fourth oldest of 10 children.

Dr. Roeder graduated from SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in May of 1993. After completing a one-year advanced education in general dentistry residency with the United States Air Force at Wright Patterson AFB in Ohio, she served 2 years as a captain at the dental clinic on McGuire AFB in New Jersey.

In 1996, she returned to upstate NY where she became the chief resident during a 2-year pediatric dentistry residency at Children’s Hospital in Buffalo. She worked as an associate in a pediatric dental practice and served as the staff dentist at Children’s Specialized Hospital in Toms River, NJ for 10 years before opening Growing Smiles.

Dr. Roeder truly enjoys her profession and feels blessed to be able to care for children by providing a service that can make such a large impact on a child’s growth and development.

She lives in Cream Ridge with her husband, Arthur, and their rescue dogs. When not at her office, she enjoys spending time with family, gardening and flying with her husband.