Meet Our Team
Bianca joined our team in August 2016! She has an undergraduate degree from Quinnipiac University and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Bridgeport Fones School of Dental Hygiene in May 2016. At her graduation, she received the Johnson & Johnson Professional Excellence Award for being an exceptional student and clinician during her time in the Fones program! We are thrilled to have her as our full-time hygienist making sure your preventative care, which includes cleanings and digital x-rays are done with accuracy, precision and a gentle touch! Bianca is a newlywed and enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends!
Brandi joined our team in August 2013 and has been invaluable ever since her first day! Brandi always has a big smile and kind words to share with everyone who walks through the door! She is extremely hard-working and conscientious with all of her tasks especially finding appointment times that fit into your busy schedule and working very hard to insure that your insurance benefits are maximized and your out of pocket expenses are minimized. In her free time, Brandi enjoys spinning, reading and hanging out with her family and friends!
Deena has been Dr. O’Connell’s right hand man since August 2012! She has been a full time dental assistant for over 20 years and still loves all the aspects of the job, but mostly the relationships she has built with so many special patients. A native of Massachusetts, she moved to Connecticut in 2010 with her husband and best friend, Dan, and their two cool kids, Pierce and Eily. In 2017 they added a new addition to their family, a rescue dog named Janet.
Daniela has been a member of our team since April 2008 when we purchased Dr. Lund’s practice. She is an excellent hygienist and is very dedicated to her longtime patients. She is always willing to stay late or come in early to accommodate a special scheduling request and always has a warm, kind smile on her face! Daniela enjoys going to church, outdoor activities and going home to Romania at least once a year to see her family!
Tara joined our team on April 1, 2008 when Jeff purchased Dr. Lund’s practice and has been the ‘disney store greeter’ since day one! She is always excited to welcome everyone who walks through the door and very grateful for your loyalty to the practice! She now brings Patrick and Mary to the office to join in the fun!