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Dental Hygienists

 

 


Erin

Erin earned a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Communications from Central Connecticut State University prior to her pursuit of a career in Dentistry. She began her career in the dental field as a Certified Dental Assistant. While assisting, she was inspired to further her education at Tunxis Community College where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene. Erin is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and also holds a certification in local anesthesia. She is committed to continuing her education and staying up to date on the most current information in order to provide her patients with the best possible care. She enjoys educating her patients about how to maintain a healthy smile and takes pride in combining her dental hygiene skills with compassion, empathy and a positive attitude.

In her spare time, Erin enjoys spending time with her husband Will and three young children ( Kayley age 12, Lindsey age 10, and Shawn age 4). They enjoy traveling together and taking their yellow Labrador L.C. for long walks.

 

Kristin

Kristin

 

 

Kristin has been in the dental field since 2002, starting as a dental assistant. She then decided to attend the University of Bridgeport Fones Dental Hygiene Program where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene. She is certified in local anesthesia and is also an American Dental Hygiene Association member.  Kristin strives to make patients of all ages feel comfortable during treatment, but specializes in our pediatric and geriatric patients who require a gentle touch. 

When she is not working she is enjoying her free time with her husband, friendsand family. She enjoys hiking, camping, gardening and snowshoeing.

 

 


Tracey

Tracey

Tracey graduated from Tunxis Community College with high honors and as a member of the National Honor Society.  She further pursued her Bachelors degree at Charter Oak College studying Health.  Her certifications include CPR for medical professionals and local anesthesia.  Tracey is well rounded in her continuing education courses, focusing on periodontal health and prevention of disease.  She treats every patient as an individual personalizing each treatment and visit to their specific periodontal needs. 

She and her husband have 2 girls in the Colchester school system.  As a family they enjoy camping and sporting events.

 

Front Desk

 

Jennifer

Jennifer is a graduate of Eastern Connecticut State University and holds her Bachelors of Arts Degree.  She joined our practice with over nine years of dental front desk experience.  Jennifer has a vast knowledge of dental billing, insurance, and account management.  Jen will be happy to assist you with your insurance plans and financial questions.  She loves working with patients, helping them understand their insurance plans and accommodating their busy lifestyles.

As a member of the American Assocation of Dental Office Managers, AADOM, she continues to advance her knowledge of dentistry.  Jennifer also attends the Connecticut State Dental Association continuing education courses.

In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her loving husband, family, and pets.  She enjoys training for local road races, hiking, and traveling.

 

Dental Assistant

 

Dora

Dora has been working as a Cerfied Dental Assistant with Dr. Chandler for six years. She graduated top of her class from Valley Medical Institute with her degree in Dental Assisting.  Dora holds additional certifications in CPR, Radiology, and OSHA.  Dora is also a licensed massage therapist with a background in TMJ therapy.  Dora enjoys making patients feel relaxed and calm and loves coming to work every day.  Dora is a member of the American Dental Assistants Association and continues to advance her knowledge in dentistry by attending local dental meetings and continuing education courses.

In her spare time, Dora is a world traveler with her most recent adventure to Dubai.  Dora likes to go to the gym and loves to spend time with her 8-year-old son Noah who is her pride and joy. 

 

 

 


 

Westchester Family Dental

715 Middletown Rd
Colchester, CT 06415
(860) 267-8889

 

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