Suzanne is from Pennsylvania and moved to New York in 2002. She started out as an orthodontic assistant in 2004 and progressed into management by 2006. Even as a manager, Suzanne found great fun in assisting. Don’t be surprised if you find her helping out in the operatory. Suzanne loves the relationship building that orthodontics allows and the organization that management requires.
Although NYC born, Michelle spent the first few years of her life in Beijing, China. In the last 3 years, she has worked her way from orthodontic assistant to patient solutions. Michelle still enjoys hands on patient care but she loves being the person to help solve any inquires that may arise about orthodontic treatment. This one has the travel bug. Her favorite destination so far: Hawaii.
Alfonsina “Fonsi” Santana
Fonsi is originally from the Dominican Republic and is a dedicated, CPR trained orthodontic assistant. Fonsi’s sincere dedication and experience brings a lot to our practice. She believes the greatest part of her job is seeing the satisfaction of patients when their treatment is complete. Aside from making patient’s always smiling, Fonsi works hard to maintain an even bigger smile on her daughter.”
Angela is originally from Colombia. What she loves most about her role on the team is the ability to build relationships with patients and help them view orthodontic treatment in a positive way. A great smile at the end of an appointment is her goal. On her free time, Angie is an active member with her church and outreach volunteer.
Born and raised in Lower Manhattan, Jenny is an experienced orthodontic assistant and dental hygienist in training. She enjoys working with kids and helping them progress (while having fun) through out their treatment. The kid that makes her smile most, is her son Jay. Jenny is a big time “foodie” and loves making people try unheard of snacks.
Sarah from Brooklyn, NY has the most contagious laugh. She transitioned from the cosmetics industry to dentistry and found a new skill as a Treatment Coordinator. Realizing the similarity between the two fields as cosmetic improvement and the joy it brings to all clients made the transition from cosmetics and orthodontics a breeze. Sarah is the above and beyond type to help clients find the best fit in order to achieve the results they are searching for, all while continuing her education as a full time student and make-up artist.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Eleanor “Ellie” is a Manhattan native, born and raised in the heart of Chinatown. She started her orthodontic career as an assistant with Dr. Elliott Moskowitz after completing her ortho treatment as a teen. Seeing room for growth in dentistry, Ellie became a Registered Dental Hygienist with general dentists for 13 years before returning to her primary interest of orthodontics. Ellie’s passion and goal is to guide patients through the Orthodontic world while maintaining excellent oral hygiene during and after corrective treatment. It is safe to say that Ellie looks forward to a beautiful healthy smile, that places only an even bigger smile on her face.
Though born in Guyana, Alisha considers herself a true Queens New Yorker. At the age of 18, she started her journey in the dental field as a Certified Dental Assistant and enjoyed working with patients and helping them achieve a better smile. Finding her strength in dental administration, she made the shift into helping patients understand their treatment and orthodontic investment. Talk about superwoman, Alisha is a full time working mom, and student with a love of fashion and healthy eating.
Washington Heights born Priscilla, the girl with the big curls, is another one of our multiskilled orthodontic team members. Primarily operating as the patient coordinator in our uptown location, Priscilla is more than happy to provide a helping hand assisting. Her love for orthodontics grew unknowingly in 2017 from her own orthodontic experience. On her off time, Priscilla enjoys hikes with her dog, Rocky.