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Meet the Team


Kathi Gisonde is our Practice Coordinator.  Her responsibilities involve every day operations of the office as well as managing the entire staff.  A graduate of the University of Bridgeport, she holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communications with experience in personnel, management, and sales.


Lori McKenna is our Treatment Coordinator.  She guides all of our patients through their initial examination, records appointment, and conference visit and is available to discuss any concerns throughout a patient's treatment.  She and Kathi are responsible for public relations and communications. 

Lori is also a Certified Orthodontic Assistant who has been serving our patients for over 25 years. We are fortunate to have her as our Clinical Supervisor.


Darlene Granata is a Certified Dental Assistant with over 10 years of clinical experience with a focus in children's dentistry. She is a graduate of the Community College of Rhode Island.


Val is the newest member of our dental assisting team.  She has 10 plus years of experience as an orthodontic assistant.    


Paula LaFontaine is our Financial Coordinator.  A graduate of Emerson College, she has years of experience in billing and insurance matters and is available to discuss any of your financial concerns. 

Paula is also our correspondence coordinator,  responsible for much of the office communications. She also helps to maintain our computer data base system.


Marian has joined our team as our Appointment Coordinator.  You will more than likely have her help as she assists you with scheduling an appointment or directing your call/concern to the appropriate staff member.