Meet Your Friendly Dental Team – Newington, CT
A great dental practice needs a great staff to keep everything running smoothly. Our team at Cedar Mountain Dental boasts many experienced individuals. Our hygienists have been with us for 18 years, which means you can look forward to seeing some familiar faces while your teeth are being cleaned. If you’re scheduling an appointment with us for the first time, we invite you to check out the brief biographies listed below to learn a little bit more about the wonderful individuals on our team.
Lucy, Practice Leader
Lucy’s career in the dental world spans 25+ years so far, and she never gets tired of welcoming in patients on a daily basis. She wants every new visitor to have their mind immediately put at ease by the practice’s comfortable environment!
At home, Lucy is married to Rob, and they’ve done a job of raising two boys named Shawn and Jake. In her spare time away from the office, she enjoys teaching Yoga/Barre classes at the Chesire YMCA. Some other favorite hobbies include going on hikes and curling up with a good book.
Nicole, Insurance Coordinator
As our insurance coordinator, Nicole does a great job of helping patients navigate their financial needs so that they can receive the high-quality treatment they need! Her experience in the field spans over five years so far.
At home, Nicole is happily married and has three daughters. She spends her free time reading, cooking, or hanging out with loved ones.
Sarah, Patient Coordinator
Sarah loves working with such a wonderful team here in Newington who genuinely cares about both the patients and each other! She has advanced training in customer service, environmental health and safety, management, and more.
Away from work, Sarah spends plenty of quality time with her parents, older brother, niece, and nephew. Some of her favorite hobbies include snowboarding, riding her jet ski, and camping. She also regularly volunteers with a puppy rescue!
Laurie, Dental Hygienist
Laurie completed her Associates in Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport, and she’s also attended a great deal of continuing education through the Pankey Institute and other institutions. Today, she’s been working in the field for nearly 30 years, first starting out in high school! She loves caring for such wonderful patients day in and day out.
At home, Laurie is married to Bill and has a smart, beautiful daughter named Alyssa. Her free time is spent going on walks, swimming, taking vacations in the Caribbean, and (of course) hanging out with her family.
Arleta, Dental Hygienist
Arleta has been a part of our dental team for well over two decades. She became a Certified Dental Assistant in 1999, followed by a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2008. Today, what she enjoys most about her position is being able to help patient obtain their best oral health while also getting to know them so well over the years!
Away from work, Arleta is happily married to her husband Andreas, and they have three daughters together: Monica, Veronica, and Alexandra. As a family unit, they really enjoy walking, playing badminton, and visiting water parks. They are also long-term loyal fans of the local library and the Girl Scouts! On a more personal level, as a previous history/social studies teacher in Poland, she LOVES learning all there is to know about history.
Nancy, Dental Hygienist
Nancy has been working in dentistry for almost 40 years so far! She really enjoys being able to educate patients about the importance of oral health and how to improve it if necessary. Forging lasting relationships in the treatment chair is so rewarding!
Nancy and her husband have three adult children and one little grandson. When she isn’t busy caring for teeth, you can usually find gardening, reading, or learning how to play golf. She also enjoys traveling to coastal Maine every summer.
Monica, Dental Assistant
Monica’s career in the dental world covers 30+ years so far. She studied dental assisting at Tunxis Community College in Farmington. Today, what she likes most about working at our office is being part of a team that truly cares about each patient’s oral health!
At home, Monica is married with three children. In her free time, she enjoys vacationing in Maine and New Hampshire, kayaking, trying out new breakfast places, and (of course) being with family. She also loves Irish music and hopes to take a trip to Ireland soon! When she was younger, she was a champion Irish step dancer and even made it to Nationals once.