Dental Hygienists

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JENNIFER IANNACONE, RDH, BA

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Graduated 1995
An experienced hygienist with a perky personality gives her patients a positive rewarding visit. Jennifer’s way of teaching proper oral hygiene skills, compliments the child’s dental visit.


CRISTINA NOCUM, RDH, AAS

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Graduated 2003
As a mother of four children, Cristina is a definite asset to our team of hygienists. She can soothe even the most fearful child with her peaceful voice! She is a diligent and skillful hygienist and every child leaves with a sparkle in their smile.


CECILIA COSGRAVE, RDH, AAS

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Graduated 2015
Our newest hygienist! Cecilia is a familiar face to our team because while studying dental hygiene she assisted in our office. Her love and passion for children was extremely apparent as she interned while advancing her education.


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NATALIE FICETOLA, CDA, RDH, AAS

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Graduated 2014
Graduating at the top of her class, Natalie brings a gentle touch and vivacious love of dentistry to the dental team. She is able to teach and motivate her patients to continue the best oral care at home.


DANA BERZAK, RDH, AAS

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Graduated 2015
Dana, a new addition to our family of hygienists, brings a fresh knowledge of dental skills. She is high-spirited and enthusiastic making every child’s experience a thrilling adventure.


KAREN SHANAHAN, RDH, BS

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Graduated 2000
The first hygienist to join Dr. Mary’s team, departed for a time to raise her two children. Karen’s passion for pediatric dentistry influenced her return to the “working mom world”. Her talent and superior dental hygiene skills are refreshing to all her patients. Children will be counting the days till they see her again.


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CHRISSY SCHMITT, RDH, AAS

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Graduated 1986
A mother of two children, including a special needs child, brings additional experience and ability when caring for her patients. A kindhearted hygienist who prides herself on eliminating worries and providing an up-lifting visit.



DENISE GACHKO, RDH, AAS

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Graduated 1976
Our “seasoned” hygienist both mother of two grown adult children has focused most of her career in pediatric dentistry from her love for children. Her specialty is transforming her patients’ anxieties into a treasured visit. Dee’s compassion with all her patients makes their experience spectacular.