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.

December 2017 Office Photo


SUSAN

Office Manager


Susan makes sure our office stays on track each day by overseeing our staff, scheduling patient appointments, filing insurance claims, processing payroll, and patient billing. With us since 1992, she has built a great rapport with our patients and their families. Like the rest of our doctors and staff, Susan is compassionate, organized, and great with the patients. Susan is married with two children. In her free time, she loves to read, walk, and vacation at the beach. We are greatful for all she does for us and our patients.


ZANDRA

Lead Dental Assistant


Zandra's duties include greeting patients and getting them ready for their dental treatment, taking radiographs and intra/extra-oral pictures on patients, assisting the doctors in performing restorative and cosmetic procedures, ordering all dental supplies, and overseeing the duties of the other dental assistants. With us since 2004, Zandra loves her day-to-day interactions with our patients and playing a part in ensuring their comfort in our office. Zandra is a native of Waterbury. We are lucky to have her!


Beverly

Dental Hygienist


With more than 40 years of experience and 20 of those in our office, Beverly is one of our longest standing team members.  She is and has always been dedicated to promoting and maintaining the good oral health of her patients, whether through preventative hygiene care or education.  Beverly is married with three sons and two grandchildren. We are proud to have her on our team.


Lisa

Dental Hygienist


With our office since 1991, and with more than 30 years of experience in the dental field, Lisa has a long history of establishing relationships with her patients. Whether she has seen you 6 months ago or you are a new patient to our office, she will actively engage you to get you on the path to great oral health. She deeply cares for for your oral health and spends the time to teach you how to improve your home care for a healthier you. Lisa is married with two children. She enjoys taking walks with her friends. Our office enjoys her energy and her dedication!


Laurie

Dental Hygienist


Laurie has helped to meet our patient's dental hygiene needs since 1998.  Laurie is exceptionally talented in making our patients feel comfortable while giving them the best care possible.  Her favorite part of her job is make our patients feel happy and to encourage them to keep their smiles healthy. She is anesthesia trained and enjoys continuing education.  When she is not at work, Laurie loves spending time with her husband, Jaime and her two children, Nicole and Jason. She enjoys reading, cooking, photography, and vacationing at the beach! Laurie is a positive role model and we are lucky to have her smile!


Laureta

Dental Hygienist


Laureta is the newest member to our hygiene team.  She has over 6 years of experience in the dental field.  She is anesthesia trained and speaks fluent Albanian in addition to English.  Laureta is always dedicted to education her patients about their oral  health and loves to see them SMILE!  She adores children and want the best care for them and their teeth.  When she is not working she loves to spend time with her husband and families, both here and in Michigan! Laureta enjoys outdoor activities, cooking, and traveling.  She has been a great addtion to our family!


Zilca

Dental Assistant


Zilca comes to West Side Dental with 12 years of experience as a Dental Assistant.  She enjoys educating patients in the importance of thier dental visit.  Zilca grew up in Waterbury and is happily married with 4 children.  She is the proud parent of an Army Soldier! When Zilca is not at work she spends most of her time at church where she is an active member.  We are thrilled she has joined our team!!!