Saratoga Springs Family Dentistry - Team

FRONT DESK STAFF


Bonnie - Administrative

Bonnie - Administrative

How many years have you been in the dental field?

11 years.

What is the most inspiring part of your job?

Witnessing life changing dentistry.

How do you think your colleagues would describe you?

Dependable, creative and helpful. A ‘Swiss Army Knife’, per Dr. Dodd!

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?

I paint pet portraits.

What did you want to be when you were a kid?

I always wanted to be a Jockey.

Chanel - Clinical Care Manager

Chanel - Administrative

How many years have you been in the dental field?

8 years.

What do you enjoy most about the work you do?

Building relationships with my team and patients.

What is the most inspiring part of your job?

Watching patients leave knowing we made their day.

What makes you happiest, when you’re not working?

My friends, my family and my significant other.

What did you want to be when you were a kid?

A lion tamer.

Douglas - Administrative

Douglas - Administrative

How many years have you been in the dental field?

5 years.

What do you enjoy most about the work you do?

Working with such a great team.

What is the most inspiring part of your job?

Being a part of making people love their smile.

What makes you happiest, when you’re not working?

My friends, family and a quiet beach!

What is your favorite move or song?

Lady Gaga - Born This Way

Emily - Patient Care Coordinator

Emily - Patient Care Coordinator

How many years have you been in the dental field?

A year and a half.

Why did you decide to work in dentistry?

I know that I love helping people and being at the front desk was a perfect way to do so.

What is the most important part of the job you do?

Building relationships with patients because we are the first face they see when they walk through the door.

What is a quote you strive to live by?

Live everyday like it’s your last because yesterday is gone and tomorrow is never promised.

Where can we most likely find you on the weekends?

Hanging out with friends and family.

Sadie - Patient Care Coordinator

Sadie - Patient Care Coordinator

How many years have you been in the dental field?

A year and a half.

What is the most important part of the job you do?

Greeting patients with a smile and a positive attitude.

What makes your team great?

Everyone is always willing to help and encourage one another.

What makes you happiest when you're not working?

I'm happiest when I'm in nature or hanging out with my animals.

DENTAL ASSISTANTS


Jodie - Prosthodontic Dental Assistant

Jodie - Prosthodontic Dental Assistant

How many years have you been in the dental field?

31 years.

What do you enjoy most about the work you do?

My work family.

What is the most inspiring part of your job?

Dental Prosthetics – custom fabricated appliances created specifically to replace missing teeth, etc.

What is the most important part of the job you do?

Working with patients to create a functional appliance.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?

Showing dogs and horses in competition.

Courtney - Dental Assistant

Courtney - Dental Assistant

How many years have you been in the dental field?

7 years.

What do you enjoy most about the work you do?

I love the clinical setting! I love to help people!

What is the most inspiring part of your job?

Helping people get over their fear of the dentist!

What makes your team great?

The family dynamic.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?

I am a great cook!

Suy Anne - Dental Assistant

Suy Anne - Dental Assistant

I moved to NY in 2002 from Germany. I met Dr. Dodd at a Stewart's and interviewed in German. I run the Saratoga Springs Study Club and have trained hundreds of assistants and dentists in my years here.

How many years have you been in the dental field?

17 years.

Why did you decide to work in dentistry?

I wanted to have a meaningful career for life.

What makes your team great?

We are all in this together as “One Family”.

Brooke - Dental Assistant

Brooke - Dental Assistant

How many years have you been in the dental field?

6 years.

What do you enjoy most about the work you do?

Getting to know my patients, seeing them happy and trusting us.

What makes your team great?

Everyone adds a different spice.

What is a quote you strive to live by?

If you do it, you do it.

If you could be any movie character, what would it be?

Catwoman.

Amanda - Dental Assistant

Amanda - Dental Assistant

How many years have you been in the dental field?

11 years.

What is the most inspiring part of your job?

Seeing how happy our patients are when they get the smile they have always wanted and knowing we could give that to them.

What is a quote you strive to live by?

Treat others as you would like to be treated.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?

I like to rebuild cars and I love to cook!

Katie - dental assistant

Katie - Steralization Technician

What is the most important part of the job you do?

Making sure patients leave happy.

What is a quote you strive to live by?

“Bad times break us, life teaches us to move on”- P.N.

Where can we most likely find you on the weekends?

Either on the mountain or by the fire pit.

What is your favorite movie or song?

Elf

DENTAL HYGIENISTS


Paula - Dental Hygienist

Paula - Dental Hygienist

How many years have you been in the dental field?

34 years.

What is the most inspiring part of your job?

Improving the health and cosmetics of our patients.

What makes your team great?

We work together and support each other!

What is a quote you strive to live by?

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”

What is your favorite genre of music?

Bluegrass.

Alexandria - Dental Hygienist

Alexandria - Dental Hygienist

How many years have you been in the dental field?

7 years

What do you enjoy most about the work you do?

Sense of purpose and patient connection.

What makes you happiest, when you’re not working?

Spending time with my french bulldog, Molly.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?

Cooking and I am a former competitive tap and ballet dancer.

Where can we most likely find you on the weekends?

The Lake George Beach Club!

Kelly - Dental Hygienist

Kelly - Dental Hygienist

How many years have you been in the dental field?

11 years in hygiene and one year at the front desk.

What do you enjoy most about the work you do?

Creating a happy, healthy smile!

What is the most important part of the job you do?

Detecting periodontal disease early on and using my skills to battle it and educate patients.

How do you think your colleagues would describe you?

Easy-going and friendly.

Danielle - Dental Hygienist

Christina - Dental Hygienist

What is the most inspiring part of your job?

Being able to completely change someone's life.

What is a quote that you strive to live by?

One day at a time.

Where can we most likely find you on the weekends?

On the gold course (or indoor golf)

What is your favorite vacation or "happy place"?

The beach/ warm weather

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don't know about?

I enjoy singing.

Schallehn - Dental Hygienist

Schallehn - Dental Hygienist

How many years have you been in the dental field?

6 years.

What is the most inspiring part of your job?

Seeing an improvement in every patient's oral hygiene.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don't know about?

I teach dance!

What is your favorite movie?

Iron Man.

What did you want to be when you were a kid?

A teacher or a doctor.

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