Meet the Staff

  • Alicja Kaczowka
    Dental Hygienist

    Alicja is a graduate of the Fones School of Dental Hygiene located at the University of Bridgeport where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Alicja also completed her internship as a Student Teacher in Dental Materials Lab which helped her become a better educator not only to students but to Patients as well.

    Alicja loves to work with kids providing them with utmost care and comfort.

    Alicja was born and raised in Poland and moved to United States 10 years ago. She speaks Polish fluently. Outside of work, she loves to spend time with Family and Friends

  • Jessica Buffone
    Patient Coordinator

    Jessica has many years of customer service experience. Jessica has joined us and is seen at the front desk meeting and greeting patients with her infectious smile. She is very friendly and always strives to make sure that patients are comfortable and taken care of. Jessica lives in Milford with her dog birdie and loves hiking and kayaking which few of many out door interest. She also loves music and art.

  • Merinelis Garcia
    Dental Assistant

    Merinelis is an experienced dental assistant who is been working in dental field for more than 3 years. She graduated from Lehman College the city university of New York . Her extensive knowledge and calming personality help to comfort patient’s before, during and after their dental procedures. Patients comfort is her priority, and she works hard to ensure they feel comfortable in our office. Merinelis is from New York moved to Connecticut with her husband she speaks fluent Spanish. In her free time, she loves to cook, garden, take long walks and read.

  • Haley Denny
    Dental Assistant

    Haley is our dental assistant who has been working in dental field since she was 16 .Haley is very passionate about the dental profession and has a special way of making each patient feel comfortable during their time at Dental Smiles. Haley loves to interact with our patients and is a great team player.Haley is completing her pre requisites and will be attending school to become a dental hygienist.Haley loves to travel ,watch football and attend concerts .

  • Samantha Como
    Dental Assistant

    Samantha is a 2020 high school graduate from Penn Foster High School. After completing her high school education she was eager to continue her learning in the field of Dentistry as a Dental Assistant and so began her dental education from Penn Foster College. Samantha loves helping people, and her goal in her career is to help patients feel comfortable, confident and love their smiles. You will find Samantha at the front desk greeting our patients as well as assisting our hygienist. Samantha was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Shelton, CT. She loves spending time with her family, especially her nine-year-old brother Jonah. In her free time, she loves painting, going to the beach, going out to eat, and traveling.

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9:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm




9:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-5:00 pm


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