Meet Your Dental Team—Wethersfield, CT
Get to Know Everyone!
Behind our team’s friendly smiles here at Dolan Dental, you’ll find decades of experience as well as a true commitment to patient satisfaction. Whenever you come to see us, we’ll check you in quickly, offer you tea or coffee while you wait, and ensure you feel comfortable in the dental chair from the moment you sit down. Should you ever have a question about your treatment or payment options, we’ll be ready with the answer. We can’t wait to get to know you, but you can learn a little more about us first by reading on below!
Melissa - Dental Hygienist
Melissa has been a part of the Dolan Dental family since June 2015. She is a graduate of Bridgeport University where she was awarded a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene.
When her husband was deployed to Afghanistan in 2012, she occupied her time as a volunteer EMT. She has been blessed with a beautiful family; her husband, two children, and beloved German shepherd Justice. To Melissa, family time is the best time. She enjoys walking, playing in the backyard, & relaxing by the fire pit enjoying the company of family & friends.
Denae- Dental Hygienist
Claudene (aka Denae) is an alumnus of the University of Connecticut and Tunxis Community college where she received a Bachelors in Allied Health Sciences and an Associates in Dental Hygiene, respectively. She is passionate about oral health and its relation to overall health.
When she is not at work educating patients on the value of oral health, she is spending time at home or traveling with her husband.
Stephanie - Dental Hygienist
Stephanie obtained her hygiene degree from Westbrook College in Portland, ME. In 2008 she obtained her certification to administer local anesthesia. Her focus is to provide the most current dental knowledge to patients so they can make the healthiest choices for their dental well-being. She views her patients as an extension of her family & only wants the best for them!
Outside the dental office, she looks for any reason to be active with her husband and two daughters such as hiking, gardening, traveling, cycling, & Bikram yoga which all help to balance out her other passion...baking!
Tina - Dental Assistant
Tina has been working as a dental assistant for over 22 years so far, and Dolan Dental became her new dental home in 2017. Today, she can say that she absolutely loves her job and that seeing patients leave with a smile every day is her biggest reward.
Tina has two sons named Larry and Jaden, as well as a sweet little granddaughter named Aubrey. Outside of work, she enjoys spending quality time with family and watching movies.
Mara - Dental Assistant
Mara studied at Tunxis Community College and also worked an internship/externship at the UCONN Health Center. Today, she is still constantly working towards more knowledge and experience in the dental field! As one of our assistants, she thinks there’s nothing more gratifying than being able to educate patients and help them overcome their dental fears, all while having fun and making them laugh too.
Outside of work, Mara loves doing anything that involves her family and friends. Family is what matters most to her, and since she’s Italian, there’s always a full house to come home to. Her other hobbies include laughing, cooking, and spending quality time by the pool in the summer.
Tracy - Administration Team
Tracy has been in the dental world for over 15 years now, and she thrives on spending quality time with her patients here at Dolan Dental, helping them maintain great oral health, keep their teeth for a lifetime, and even improve the look of their smiles. She is happy to have found a team that focuses so strongly on total health and individualized care that takes the patient’s needs, wishes, and schedule into account. She also highly values working with doctors who believe in providing dental education for their patients, their team members, and themselves. The entire office is devoted to constantly learning more about their craft every single day!
In her spare time, Tracy enjoys exploring all of the vast hidden treasures that Connecticut has to offer. She regularly visits local antique and art shops, organic farms, and (easy) scenic hiking trails.
Diane - Administration Team
Diane has been a part of Dolan Dental for over 32 years, starting out as an assistant before switching over to the front desk two full decades ago. Today, she is our talented financial/insurance coordinator and does a great job of helping patients navigate their payment options.
Diane has two wonderful children and one amazing granddaughter who are all currently living in the Wethersfield area. She also has a Maine Coon named Lulabelle and hopes to adopt another cat in the near year. When she has free time outside of work, she enjoys reading, visiting the beach in all seasons, and hanging out with her granddaughter.
Becca - Administration Team
Becca takes a lot of pride in her role as our scheduling coordinator at Dolan Dental. She loves being a part of the ever-changing world of dental health!
When she isn’t busy at work, Becca loves spending quality time with her husband and their two sons Jaiden and Julian. Her biggest hobbies include bike riding, hiking, and kayaking.
Haley - Administration Team
New to the east coast, Haley is a Hospitality Management graduate from St. Louis, MO. She has worked in various areas of business administration & event-planning. Haley is excited to bring top-notch customer service to Dolan Dental.
During her free time, Haley enjoys creative pursuits such as painting, writing, aerial dance, and cooking. She is passionate about world travel and exploring other cultures.