Saratoga Springs Family Dentistry - Team

FRONT DESK STAFF


Bonnie - Administrative

Bonnie - Administrative

How many years have you been in the dental field?

10 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?

7 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?

4 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?

6 months.

 

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 into 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

Q&A

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DENTAL ASSISTANTS


Jodie - Prosthodontic Dental Assistant

 

Jodie - Prosthodontic Dental Assistant

How many years have you been in the dental field?

30 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 specially 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?

6 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?

16 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?

5 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?

10 years.

What is the most inspiring part of your job?

Seeing how happy our patients are when they get the smile they 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!

DENTAL HYGIENISTS


Heather - Dental Hygienist

 

Heather - Dental Hygienist

How many years have you been in the dental field?

15 years.

 

Why did you decide to work in dentistry?

I wanted to educate and help people and I’ve always taken pride in my own oral health.

 

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

Putting patients at ease and educating them on the importance of oral health.

 

How do you think your colleagues would describe you?

They think I’m the “Queen of Scare”!

 

What is your favorite vacation or “happy place”?

Any vacation is a great “happy place” especially if I’m with the people I love. I do enjoy a good bonfire though.

Paula - Dental Hygienist

Paula - Dental Hygienist

How many years have you been in the dental field?

33 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?

6 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

Q&A

Coming Soon

Krysta - Dental Hygienist

Krysta - Dental Hygienist

How many years have you been in the dental field?

10 years.

What is the most inspiring part of your job?

Helping people feel comfortable at the dentist.

How do you think your colleagues would describe you?

Loyal, friendly and kind.

What is a quote you strive to live by?

Every day isn’t going to be a good day but there is something good in every day.

What is your favorite move or song?

Listen to the music by the Doobie Brothers.

Victoria - Dental Hygienist

Victoria - Dental Hygienist

How many years have you been in the dental field?

3 years

What do you enjoy most about the work you do?

I enjoy seeing when a patient makes a change for the better and seeing the differences we can make.

What makes your team great?

Our team is great because we enjoy what we do and have fun doing it. Our achievements are celebrated together, acknowledging it takes us all to make everything run smoothly, not just one person.

What is your favorite vacation or “happy place”?

It’s not where I am, its who I’m with… but I am very happy visiting the national parks.

If you could be any animal, what would it be?

An owl.

Christina - Dental Hygienist

Christina - Dental Hygienist

How many years have you been in the dental field?

17 years

What is the most inspiring part of your job?

I enjoy making my patients feel comfortable and making sure their dental health is top notch.

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

Dogs, gardening, my children (when they behave)!

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

I’m very crafty and have a green thumb when it comes to gardening!

What is your favorite move or song?

I love The Backstreet Boys!

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

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