Meet The Staff
Our office manager Helen has previously been working in the office since 2003 as patient coordinator. As office manager, Helen enjoys interacting with our patients while guiding and educating them through their dental insurance inquires as well as helping them recover the most from their dental insurance while understanding each patients individual financial needs.
Helen graduated from Westfield State in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication/journalism. She spends her free time with her husband, Frank, and their two sons. As a family they enjoy playing board games, watching baseball and being active.
Stephanie graduated from the Community College of Rhode Island in 2015 with a degree in Dental Assisting. As a member of the dental community for over three years she is passionate about all aspects of dentistry and patient care. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband Shane, daughter Savannah and their two bulldogs. Stephanie also enjoys working around the house, cooking and going on day trips with her family.
Dental Hygienist ~ Erica
Erica was born and raised in Easthampton, MA. She discovered her love for the dental profession at Porter and Chester where she earned her Dental Assisting Certificate. After 5 years of assisting she enrolled into Springfield Technical Community College’s Dental Hygiene program where she graduated in 2014. During this time she had the opportunity to work with children at the Gerena schools dental office in Springfield. Erica also educated individuals with brain injuries on dental hygiene practices and home care at Service Net’s Enrichment Center in Chicopee. Away from the office Erica enjoys spending time with her friends and family as well as traveling, shopping and going to the movies. During the summer she spends time in Cape Cod, enjoying the sun, sand and surf.
Front Desk Coordinator ~ Catherine
Catherine has been working in the health care field for nearly 10 years as a certified nursing assistant, focused around direct patient care. She has graduated from Porter and Chester’s Administrative Health Associate Program. During her time at Porter and Chester she represented her class as Student Ambassador and was also invited to be a member of the National Technical Honor Society. In her free time she enjoys spending quality time with her children. Together they love going to the beach in the summer and being outside no matter the time of year.
Dental Assistant ~ Kassandra
Kasandra is a recent graduate of Porter and Chester Institute’s Dental Assisting program. She is an active member of the American Dental Assistants Association. Kasandra is devoted to creating a welcoming and comforting environment for each and every patient. Outside of work she looks forward to spending one on one time with her daughter, Caraline and boyfriend Cory. Together they love spending days filled with adventure by visiting local farms, parks, trying new restaurants and seeing the latest movies.