Meet the Team

 

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.


Ruth

Office Manager

As our office manager, Ruth keeps our practice running smoothly. Her main duty is to attend to patients’, doctors’ and our staff’s needs. She organizes our operations and procedures, prepares payroll, and oversees correspondence, in addition to assigning and monitoring clerical functions and supplies. She loves working with a team that is so knowledgeable and devoted to providing excellent care. Most of all, she loves when patients come out of their appointments thrilled and completely satisfied with the care they’ve received!

When not working, Ruth spends time with her husband, three children, and five grandchildren. She also has a rescued dog, King. Her other interests include traveling, gardening, cooking, and dining out.

Patricia

Treatment Coordinator

Patricia has a passion for keeping people smiling! She enjoys talking with and building rapport with our family of patients. Patricia assists our office manager, checks patients out, and schedules their next appointments. She also submits dental claims and predeterminations, reviews financials with patients, and collects their payments. She is a great part of our energized, talented, and knowledgeable team!

Patricia has been married for more than 35 years and has three adult children, along with a grandson. She loves spending time with her family, going out to dinner, and working out (spinning, yoga, and Zumba).

Lori

Dental Hygienist

Lori enjoys building rapport with patients and getting to care for them multiple times. She loves making people happy and having the skills to improve our patients’ oral and overall health, along with their smile! Lori examines patients for oral cancer and dental disease, takes X-rays, and evaluates periodontal health. She also cleans and polishes teeth, performs scaling and root planing, applies sealants and fluoride, and offers a lot of education. She adores her coworkers and their shared passion for dentistry!

Outside of dentistry, Lori loves spending time with her boyfriend Kevin and their Pomsky puppy, Koa, at their home on City Island. She also enjoys traveling, watching football and hockey, and being with her family and friends.

Babette

Dental Hygienist

Babette likes getting to know our patients, learning about their lives and hearing their stories. She finds it fulfilling to help people improve their smile’s health and become their friend at the same time! Babette works one-to-one with patients, assessing oral health, taking X-rays, and providing care including cleanings, applying fluoride, and placing sealants. She enjoys working with our team and appreciates how gentle everyone is with our patients.

Babette’s free time is spent with her spouse, teenage stepdaughter, and family dog and cat. She likes to play tennis, too, and loves books. In fact, she has a collection of more than 2000 of them!

Lisa

Dental Hygienist

As a hygienist, Lisa’s role is to assess her patients’ oral health, identify issues, and implement the necessary treatment. This allows patients to achieve and maintain healthy, wonderful smiles. Lisa enjoys building trusting relationships with her patients and getting to know them. Her goal is to make everyone feel comfortable and know that she genuinely cares about their wellbeing.

Lisa shares her life with her husband and two young daughters. They often travel to her hometown, Lake George, to spend time with family.

Jeanette

Dental Assistant

Jeanette’s most important responsibility is making sure our patients are comfortable and assisting the doctors so procedures are seamless. She sets up rooms, provides chairside assistance, and coordinates lab cases and supplies. Jeanette enjoys the diversity of her days and the energy and stories patients bring to the office. She wants people to feel relaxed and happy to visit us and excited about taking care of their oral health!

Jeanette is the mother of two wonderful little girls who fill her life with love, happiness, joy, and laughter. Her downtime is spent cooking and baking, walking with her daughters, and escaping into books. She also loves arranging flower bouquets and everything about the holiday season.