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Kathi | Old Lyme hygienist dental team CT cosmetic dentist office


Kathi graduated in 1997 with an Associate’s Degree in Hygiene from the University of New Haven. She continued her education while working full-time as a hygienist and completed her Bachelor’s degree in Science. Kathi was the recipient of the "Hu-Friedy Clinical Excellence" award and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She is great with patients and is always striving to learn more about the field.

Kathi is a Connecticut native and she and her husband have two grown boys. She enjoys spending time at their cottage and hanging out on the boat. During Kathi’s vacation you will always find her at a warm destination with white sandy beaches.

Laura | Dental hygienist Old Lyme family dental office teeth cleaning


Laura graduated in 2005 from the University of Connecticut with a Marketing and Psychology degree. She then earned her Degree in Hygiene from the University of New Haven in 2011. Following graduation she completed an internship where she volunteered at a Romanian orphanage teaching children about oral health and hygiene. Laura has a very gentle touch and always has a good story to tell.

An interesting fact about Laura is that she is a twin. In April 2013, Norwich Magazine named Laura and her twin sister two of Norwich’s most beautiful residents and they made the cover! Outside of work she enjoys spending time with friends, working out, hiking and she is always up for experiencing new things.

Nastassia | Dental hygienist Old Lyme shoreline dental care


Nastassia graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of New Haven. After graduating Nastassia volunteered on an Indian Reservation in South Dakota. She is passionate about all aspects of dentistry, believing great health starts with the mouth. Nastassia has great relationships with all her patients and hopes to get them to their greatest dental health possible and then maintain it. Nastassia lives in Madison with her husband, daughter and son and their Italian Greyhound. Outside of work she enjoys time with her family (all of which are nearby), yoga, forensic shows and decorating her home and yard.

Rachael | Dental assistant shoreline dental care Old Lyme dentist office

Dental Assistant

Rachael graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at Porter and Chester Institute in January of 2020. She was originally born in Virginia Beach, but moved to Connecticut when she was three. She currently lives in New London with her two cats, Tucker and Spot. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with friends, finding new places to eat and riding her dirtbike.

Heather | Dental assistant Old Lyme cosmetic dentistry teeth whitening

Dental Assistant

Heather graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at Porter and Chester Institute in January of 2020. After school she externed at Advanced Family Dentistry for a couple of months. She has worked in a Pediatric office where education is key in making the environment comfortable for children. She is looking forward to bringing her experience with kids to the practice. She also loves the outdoors and animal care. Anywhere there is a cute cuddly creature you will find her.

Catherine | Office staff family dentistry Old Lyme CT shoreline dental

Office Staff

Catherine is our newest front desk member. She was born in Hoboken, NJ and moved to CT at 11 years old. She currently resides in Norwich, CT with her fiance Eddie. During her free time she enjoys traveling, visiting new restaurants, and spending time with family including her 10 year old son and friends. She has traveled to Thailand, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Mexico, Aruba, Columbia and Puerto Rico. Catherine is excited about working at AFDOL and eager to learn new things within the dental field!

Jane | Office staff Old Lyme family dental practice teeth whitening

Office Staff

Jane has been with the practice for over 20 years. Enough Said!

She and her husband live in Old Lyme and are very active in the community. She has two grown children and a wonderful dog named Brit. She enjoys traveling to her favorite Island of Saint John and baking fabulous cakes for staff member’s birthdays!