DENTAL STAFF

Our warm, friendly, experienced dentists and dental staff bring more than 50 years of combined advanced clinical expertise. We provide preventive, general and children dentistry services, as well as advanced restoration, orthodontics, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry and holistic therapy.

Hygienists

Audrey Carlson, Dental Hygienist

Audrey is a dental hygienist who has been part of the growing and evolving practice for 22 years. She received her degree from The Fones School of Dental Hygiene at The University of Bridgeport and her Masters in Integrative Health and Healing from t
Continue Reading

Kong Chee “KC” Yang, Dental Hygienist

KC is a dental hygienist and is responsible for direct patient care, assessing dental health, and teaching her patients how to care for their teeth and gums. She received her AS from Lincoln College in Southington, CT and is also fluent in Hmong. KC
Continue Reading

Marleen Grandia, Dental Hygienist

Marleen is native of central Connecticut, and a graduate of Tunxis Community College and UCONN, she brings with her 23 years of experience in Pedodontics (child care), Periodontics (gum care) and Orthodontics (teeth alignment). Within her profession,
Continue Reading

Assistants

Heidi Kuhnly, Dental Assistant

Heidi is a Certified Dental Assistant with over 18 year of experience in private practice. She is a graduate of the Tunxis CDA program and has been a warm and caring presence at our practice for over two years . She is well versed in many facets of dentistry, including being Invisalig
Continue Reading

Hinda Jaskina, Dental Assisstant

Having assisted dentists since she was in high school, Hinda enjoys ensuring that each patient is comfortable  as well as helping them to better understand their treatment. Patients know that their dental visit is her top priority, as evidenced by her ability to set them at ease. Hind
Continue Reading

Administrative Staff

Vanessa Cordeiro, Clinical Assistant/Billing Coordinator

Vanessa has been with the practice for over 10 years and is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish. Her many responsibilities include maintaining patient accounts, billing, collections, scheduling and customer service. Vanessa is also cross-trained as a De
Continue Reading

Ana Pinho, Insurance Claims Coordinator/Financial Consultant

Ana has been with the practice for 18 years and is fluent in Portuguese. She is responsible for the evaluation, processing and submitting insurance claims for the office. She acts as the liaison with insurance providers by also reviewing claims, upda
Continue Reading