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Cedar Mountain Dental Staff Profiles


Laurie Ganem, RDH

Laurie is our Senior Registered Dental Hygienist and has been with our practice for 20 years.  She is a 1993 graduate of the University of Bridgeport, Fones School of Dental Hygiene, with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science.  To maintain her level excellence, Laurie has taken many continuing education courses, including a week long seminar at the L.D. Pankey Institute in Florida and is certified in CPR/BLS training.  Laurie also assists in training new hygienists in our practice and is proficient in scheduling for the hygiene department.  She continues to expand her skills by learning and implementing new techniques to provide the best quality dental care to her patients. 

 

Arleta Sadil, RDH

Arleta is our part-time Registered Dental Hygienist and Certified Dental Assistant.  She obtained her certification after graduation from Prince Technical-Vocational School in Hartford, and joined our team in 1999.  After nine years as a Dental Assistant, she obtained her Associate in Science Degree from Tunxis Community College in 1998.  Since then, she enjoys serving our patients as a Registered Dental Hygienist.  Arleta continues to further her knowledge by taking continuing education courses and maintaining CPR/BLS training.  Arleta is also bilingual and has been a great addition by helping our Polish speaking patients.

 

Nancy Critelli, RDH

As a seasoned Registered Dental Hygienist with over 36 years’ experience, Nancy joined our team in 2018 and brings a wealth of knowledge and passion for dental hygiene to compliment our team.  She graduated with honors from Tunxis Community College in 1983 obtaining an Associate of Science Degree.  Nancy continues to further her knowledge by taking continuing education classes frequently and maintaining CPR/BLS training.

 

Tracy Motta, RDH

Tracy is our part-time Registered Dental Hygienist who joined our team in 2019. She has 20 years’ experience in her field.  Tracy is a 1999 graduate of Tunxis Community College, and also received her certification in Dental Assisting in 1997 at Tunxis.  Tracy was certified in Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists at University of New Haven in March of 2007.  She enjoys being a dental hygienist, providing quality and compassionate dental health care. Tracy takes continuing education courses yearly to further her knowledge and excellence in her field, and is certified in CPR/BLS.

 

Monica Perkins, RDA

Monica joined Cedar Mountain Dental in 2018. She graduated from Tunxis Community College 1989 Dental Assisting Program. Monica took a break from work in 1997 to help raise her family. In addition, she owned and operated a home daycare for 10 years while kids were young.  In 2010, Monica went back to work as a dental assistant in 2010 with her previous employer.She is also certified in Dental X-ray, Infection Control, and CPR. 

 

Wendy Nordgren, RDA

Wendy recently joined Cedar Mountain Dental in 2020, who also graduated Eli Whitney Dental Assistant Program in 2004. She is also certified in Dental X-ray, Infection Control, and CPR. 

 

Emily Miller, RDA

Emily is our Registered Dental Assistant, who graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at Tunxis Community College in May 2019.  Emily joined our team in April 2019 and this is her first dental assisting job outside of school.

 

Wendy Nordgren, RDA

Wendy recently joined Cedar Mountain Dental in 2020, who also graduated Eli Whitney Dental Assistant Program in 2004. She is also certified in Dental X-ray, Infection Control, and CPR. 

 

Lucy Weed, Front Office Assistant

Lucy has been working in the dental field for 25 years and has an Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences.  Lucy started out as a Dental Assistant years ago, working her way into learning the administrative side of dental and loves it.  She joined our team in 2019 and handles the front office tasks, greeting patients, scheduling appointments and verifying insurance.  She is also certified in CPR, Infection Control and X-rays.  Lucy is usually the first person you will speak with when calling our office and when entering our practice.  Her friendly and welcoming nature make for a comfortable environment which helps put our patients at ease during their visit.

 

Nicole Tangney, Insurance Coordinator

Nicole has 5 years in the dental field and  has an Associate’s Degree in Business Office Technology with a focus in health care.  Nicole verifies and obtains a breakdown of benefits for patients. In addition, she submits claims to insurance companies with all necessary information as well as scheduling appointments, checking patients in and out and she also is certified in CPR.  

Location
Cedar Mountain Dental
112 Market Square
Newington, CT 06111
Phone: 860-667-2600
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