Dr. Debbie M. Parnes received her bachelor's degree from Cornell University, her dental degree from University of Pennsylvania — finishing number one in her class — and her orthodontic certificate and master's degree from Temple University. She completed her master's thesis project on Orthodontic Office Design. Dr. Parnes was also selected to join Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society. She is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists and is board eligible by the American Board of Orthodontics. She was voted as one of NJ Family Magazine's "Kids' Favorite Docs" for 2013. Debbie was raised in Westchester County, New York, where she attended Ardsley High School. Ironically, she graduated with Dr. Elkin's cousin David! Dr. Parnes recently celebrated her one year anniversary to her husband Mike. She also enjoys the arts, especially design and DIY projects, skiing, and playing golf with her family.