Meet the team
Chrissy began working in the dental field in the year 2000, where she was a dental assistant for an orthodontist. During that time she decided to further her education and began the steps required to become a dental hygienist. She graduated from Tunxis in Farmington, CT in 2007 with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene and also received her local anesthesia certificate in 2007. After dental hygiene school she attended the University of Connecticut and graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor Degree in General Studies. She is CPR/BLS certified and a member of The American Dental Hygienists Association. Chrissy joined Dr. Schwartz in 2014. When not in the office, she likes to spend time with her family, spend time at the beach in the summer and travel.
Saharah received her Associates Degree from the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport in 2005 along with her Certificate of Local Anesthesia in 2016. She is CPR/BLS certified and a member of both The American Dental Hygienists Association and CT State Dental Hygiene Association. Known as the "computer geek" in the office, she has been a valued member of our Hygiene team for over ten years along with experience handling front desk duties. In her spare time, Saharah enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, shopping, cooking, and traveling.
Carole has worked here for 3 years and over 30 years in the dental field. She has hands on experience and knowledge in both the clinical and administrative areas. Carole is an x-ray Certified Dental Assistant who worked chairside for most of her career. She appreciates the strong friendships she has made throughout her career. In her spare time Carole loves spending time with her family, a good book, or a day at the beach.
Karen received a business degree from SUNY Farmingdale, New York and has worked with Dr. Schwartz for almost 4 years as the Front Desk Scheduling Coordinator, and also has experience in working in the law field as well. She has been a patient of Dr. Schwartz for over 25 years, and her kids are patients as well. Karen has three children ages 23, 21 and 18 who are in college and her oldest graduated college. They have also been a part of the working team at Dr. Schwartz during their High School years. Karen enjoys spending time with her family, travel, read and cook. She also has a yellow lab named Mazie Apple.
Marie has been a Certified Dental Assistant for 16 years, and a valued part of the team for approximately 3 years. She is certified in CPR, BLS, Munay-Ki and Reiki Mastery. Munay-Ki and Reiki are forms of Naturopathic Medicine techniques. Marie is also a member of the American Dental Assistant Association and International Association of Reiki Professionals. Her hobbies are excerising, weight training, and watching movies.
Roberta has been a Certified Dental Assistant for approximately 31 years working in various dental fields. She has been a valued part of our team since 2004. Roberta is CPR BLS certified and a member of the American Dental Assistants Association. She is married with two lovely children and spends her spare time baking, reading, and traveling.