Canton Dentist Staff

Meet Our Friendly Canton, CT Dental Office Staff

The first thing you'll notice when you walk into our Canton family dental practice is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit to the dentist. Learn more about our team below.

 

 

FRONT DESK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Jill, Office Manager, has been with  Canton Valley Dental since March of  1989.She graduated from Rochester  Dental Assistant School in 1980 and  completed an office management  program in 2010. On her off time she  enjoys spending time with her family,  friends and her Golden Doodle  Franchesca.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Andrea, Business Office Manager, has  worked for Canton Valley Dental since  July of 2008. She graduated from  University of Connecticut in 1998 with a  Psychology degree. On her off time she  enjoys going to the beach with her  husband and daughter, taking walks with  her 2 dogs, and going to concerts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Heather, Insurance Coordinator, joined  the Canton Valley Dental team in June  2016. In her spare time, she enjoys time  with her 8 year old daughter, reading and  gardening. She also enjoys spending time  with family, especially her sister, niece  and nephew.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Julia, Treatment Coordinator, joined the  Canton Valley Team in May 2017. On her  time off, she enjoys cooking and spending  time outdoors with her boyfriend and two  dogs. Also when she is not busy  renovating and redecorating her home,  she enjoys traveling with her family and  catching up on the latest fashion trends.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Kamran, Office Assistant, has grown up  as part of the CVD family and is proud to  be working here. He graduated from Avon  High School in 2014 and is currently  attending Central Connecticut State  University. During his free time he enjoys  sailing and fishing with his family and  friends.

 

 

 

 

 

DENTAL ASSISTANTS

 

 

 

 

 

 Tracy, Certified Dental Assistant & Lead  Dental Assistant, graduated from Tunxis  Community College with a degree in  dental assisting in 1991. She joined the  Canton Valley Dental team in January of  1994, where she enjoys providing long  term patient care. When she is not  working, she loves going to the beach and  trying new restaurants with her husband.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Tina, Dental Assistant, started working at  Canton Valley Dental in October of 2008  after completing dental assisting school at  Tunxis Community College. In her spare  time she enjoys spending her summers on  the beach in Old Saybrook. Most recently  Tina and her husband welcomed their  first child; a boy in October of 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Michelle, Dental Assistant and Office  Assistant, joined Canton Valley Dental in  May of 2014 after completing dental  assisting school at Porter and Chester  Institute. She has two children who keep  her very busy and active. When she is not  taxiing the children to sport activities, she  loves to spend time on the boat with her  boyfriend and family, hiking or walking  trails with her French Bulldog Luigi, and  trying new places to eat.  

 

 

 

 

HYGIENISTS

 

 

 

 

 

 Melissa, Registered Dental Hygienist &  Lead Dental Hygienist, has been  practicing dental hygiene with a passion  for periodontal care and patient education  at Canton Valley Dental since 1995. She  holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and  Dental Hygiene from West Liberty State  University. When she is not working she  enjoys spending time with her husband,  son and daughter. She also likes hiking,  biking, gardening and knitting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Heike, Registered Dental Hygienist, after  graduating from dental hygiene school in  October of 1988 joined our practice and  has been working here ever since. She has  two children with her husband. When she  is not working she enjoys her dogs and  boating with her family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Lauren, Registered Dental Hygienist,  joined Canton Valley Dental in February  2014. She graduated from Lincoln College  of New England where she obtained her  Associate of Science degree in Dental  Hygiene in 2013. She currently resides in  West Hartford with her husband,  Kemston. They welcomed their first child  a girl,  in November 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Renee, Registered Dental Hygienist,  started working at Canton Valley Dental  in January 2015 after previously receiving  her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene  from Mount Ida College in 2013. When  not working, Renee enjoys reading,  hiking, and touring Connecticut Wine  Trails with her family.