Kerri – Registered Dental Hygienist and Clinical Coordinator
Kerri graduated from SUNY Farmingdale in 1989 and has been a part of Syosset Dental since 1994. She is certified in CPR, AED, and Dental Infection Prevention and Control. Kerri also has a certificate as an OSHA Safety Manager Specialist and is an OSHA/Infection Control Consultant. She is a member of the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention and the high school PTA. Kerri has treated many of her patients for more than 25 years and is fortunate to have wonderful relationships with them, with many even feeling like family. She loves coming into the office each day and having the opportunity to work alongside the most skilled dentists in the field. She, and the rest of the Syosset Dental team, always strives to provide patients with the highest standard of care in a friendly environment. Outside of work, Kerri enjoys playing tennis, baking, and spending time with family and friends.
Dana – Registered Dental Hygienist
Dana graduated in 2005 from the New York University College of Dentistry, and joined our practice in 2020. She has obtained special certifications in local anesthesia, nitrous oxide sedation, CPR, and AED. Dana is dedicated to delivering the highest standard of care to her patients, and loves being part of their journey to full systemic health. She appreciates the opportunity to educate our patients about their oral health, and looks forward to making them feel comfortable and ensure they enjoy their experience. She always takes the time to truly get to know our patients. When not in the office, Dana enjoys tea parties with her daughter, as well as kayaking, reading, and playing Mahjong.
Natasia – Registered Dental Hygienist
Natasia joined our team in 2023, and graduated with her Associate in Applied Science from New York City College of Technology in 2004. She is CPR and AED certified, and experienced in the administration of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. Natasia loves working with a staff who really value their patients and team members. She is happy to actually love where she works! Natasia enjoys making connections on a personal level with her patients, and finds helping them improve their oral health to be a rewarding experience
Outside of the office, she enjoys volunteering with her church and coaching her sons’ basketball teams. Natasia always looks forward to spending time with her friends and family. Her husband and two sons have an ongoing goal of visiting every baseball stadium. She also enjoys playing basketball and traveling.
Nastasia’s favorite quote: “Don’t take life too seriously. You will never get out alive.” -Elbert Hubbard
Lauren – Lead Dental Assistant
Lauren joined our team in 2021. She earned her degree in Business Administration from Suny Suffolk County Community College in 2004, and has completed certifications in CPR, the use of the AED, and infection control. Lauren loves working alongside great dentists in a friendly environment and doing something that matters. She enjoys listening to her patients’ stories and making sure they feel comfortable and important when they are in our care! When not in the office, Lauren likes baking, concerts, attending Mets games, going to the beach, and spending time with family.
Lauren’s Favorite Quote: “There will be an answer. Let it be.”
Nikki – Dental Assistant
Nikki has been a part of Syosset Dental since 2007 and is certified in CPR and AED. She studied anatomy/physiology and nutrition at PBCC. Nikki loves the science behind dentistry. She is always learning something new and enjoys the feeling of having a second family at our practice. She also loves getting to know her patients and watching them and their families grow up through the years.
Denise – Dental Assistant
Denise has been a dental assistant at Syosset Dental since 2014, and is certified in CPR and AED. She loves having the ability to help others, making patients feel at ease and seeing them smile on the way out of the office. Denise also enjoys birdwatching, live music, arts and crafts, animals, and anything outdoors.
Denise’s favorite quote is: “Life is very short and there’s no time for fussing and fighting my friend.” – The Beatles
Kim – Dental Assistant
Kim joined our office in 2023, and is a graduate of Nassau Community College and the Business Informatics’ Business School. She has obtained certifications in OSHA, AED, and as a Home Health Aid. Kim has also volunteered with the Give Kids a Smile program. She always appreciates the individuality of her patients, and loves working with them to make their dental visits as pleasant as possible.
When not in the office, Kim enjoys hiking, biking, arts and crafts, and yoga.
Kim’s favorite quote is: “A smile is a universal language of kindness.”
Ciamara – Dental Assistant
Ciamara (Cici) joined our team in 2022. She attends Suffolk Community College, where she is studying dental hygiene. She is a Certified Dental Assistant. Ciamara loves taking care of patients and helping them out of pain. She also enjoys learning about new technologies and assisting throughout surgical procedures. She also likes when patients are curious about the steps in their procedures and being able to explain what they entail. When not in the office, Ciamara likes karaoke, cooking, dining out, working out, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Ciamara’s Favorite Quote: “Life is too short to be unhappy.”
Stacie – Dental Assistant
Stacie has been with our team since 2021, She earned her Associate of Applied Science degree from City University and is a graduate of the School of Dental Assistant in Westbury. She’s completed continuing education courses in Expanded Duties and X-Ray technology. Stacie has received The Merit Award for her charity work, too. She looks forward to making patients happy and healthy, and helping them communicate what they want for their smiles. Stacie’s hobbies include camping, dancing, and writing.
Stacie’s Favorite quote is: “Live life to the fullest.”
Ariella – Dental Assistant
Ariella joined our practice in 2023 and is a graduate of Our Savior New American High School. She’s earned her certification in Processing CDA and Chairside Dental Assisting. Ariella loves the chance to learn more about oral health and how to take care of smiles. She’s always looks forward to helping patients leave feeling good about their experience and their smiles. When not in the office, Ariella likes working out, cooking, and painting. She has also volunteered with the Lighthouse Mission to feed the homeless in our community.
Ariella’s Favorite Quote: “All work and no play make Jack a dull boy.” -James Howell
Heather – Front Desk
Heather has been a part of Syosset Dental since 2003, and is certified in CPR and AED. She also volunteers with Long Island Harvest. Heather loves meeting new patients, and she cherishes the friendships she’s made over the years with our long-term patients. When she isn’t helping patients in the office, Heather enjoys reading, writing, and watching The Walking Dead.
Heather’s favorite quote is: “Be someone’s sunshine today!”
Kim – Front Desk
Kim graduated from Nassau Community College with an associate’s degree in psychology and applied sciences. She joined Syosset Dental in 1998, and is certified in the administration of CPR, AED, and first aid. Kim volunteers with Life’s Angels nonprofit organization, helping those whom have been “dealt a tough hand.” Kim loves helping patients understand and maximize their insurance benefits for necessary treatment. She also enjoys being a part of an office that allows her to watch families grow and be a part of it. Outside of the office, Kim is involved in PAL intramural volleyball, and considers the beach her happy place.
Kim’s favorite quote is: “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale
Jessica – Front Desk
Jessica has been a member of the Syosset Dental team since 2023. She graduated from Berkeley College in 2013 with a degree in business administration with a focus on health services. What she loves about her position is how she can help patients understand what their dental benefits provide and provide guidance on their treatment plan details. She also loves that she has the opportunity to meet and build positive relationships with so many of our patients. Outside the office, Jessica enjoys baking cake, doing hair, and spending time with her family.
Jessica’s favorite quote is: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” -Eleanor Roosevelt
Angelina – Front Desk
Angelina joined our practice in 2023, and is a graduate of Lindenhurst High School. She loves working with our patients and hearing their stories. When not in the office, Angelina enjoys cooking, baking, and racing!
Angelina’s favorite quote is: “Tomorrow is a new day!”
Schedule a consultation with our team
To schedule an appointment with our team of dedicated professionals, call Syosset Dental today at 516-433-2211 or 516-921-1678. We proudly serve the residents of Syosset, Long Island, Nassau, Suffolk, and all surrounding New York City communities.