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Denise Giardini, RDH, CDA
Throughout her years here, Denise has established a lot of trust and respect in her patients due to her exceptional talent. Denise’s friendly personality has helped her to bond and create relationships with her patients while also making sure they leave with a healthy and happy smile.
Out of the office, Denise enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She is an avid Boston Sports fan and enjoys watching the games.
Kate O’ Driscoll
Kate has been with the team since April 2016 and loves what she does. She possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Stonehill College in Easton, MA. Kate recently completed her Master’s of Science in Health Communications from Boston University in May 2018.
Kate loves working at Smile Design Dental and enjoys the camaraderie that comes with being apart of the team. Her job gives her an opportunity to work in the health field helping others, which is a passion of hers. Working as the practice’s office manager allows her an opportunity to apply her education to everyday situations.
When Kate isn’t at the office, she enjoys baking all sorts of treats for others, including the team. Kate also has a very close-knit family and enjoys spending time with them especially her adorable niece and nephew. One of her favorite pastimes is spending time with her puppy Cooper.
Javier is originally from Peru and while living there he studied dental medicine. Upon his arrival, he decided to continue his passion for the dental world and has been working in the dentistry field ever since. Javier has recently decided to further his education by attending graduate school at Boston College to receive a Master’s of Healthcare Administration.
Javier has been a staple at Smile Design Dental since its establishment in 1997 and has greeted every patient who walks through with a warm smile. Javier is extremely charismatic which shows at work because it is rare for a patient to walk in and not ask for him. Javier believes it is important to make sure every patient feels comfortable and leaves happy.
When Javier is not working hard he is an avid food enthusiast. He is known to have a sweet tooth which he finds ironic because he works in a dental office. He likes to try all different kinds of foods and enjoys exploring different kinds of foods that each culture has to offer.
Sonia graduated with honors from Keiser University in Florida earning an Associate degree in Science as a Radiologic Technologist. She moved to Boston in 2010 and eventually decided to pursue a career in dentistry. She graduated from Everest Institute as a dental assistant. Currently, Sonia is at University of Massachusetts Boston receiving her Bachelors of Science in Pre-Dentistry. Sonia is working towards going to Dental School.
Sonia started as an intern at Smile Design Dental and it was no surprise that she was hired as anyone would be lucky enough to have someone as kind and caring with their patients as Sonia is on their dental team. Sonia is highly intelligent in the dentistry field and shares her knowledge with patients as well as her coworkers to ensure everyone has healthy teeth.
When Sonia is not working or at school she enjoys spending time with her family. She loves watching horror and reading books of all different genres.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Paulina has been in the dental field for over 7 years where she started off as a Dental Assistant. Paulina later graduated from the Forsyth Dental Hygiene program at MCPHS University where she received her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. During Paulina’s time studying at Forsyth, she traveled to Morocco to provide dental care to the Moroccan community as well as learning about their culture. She maintains her license by taking several continuing education courses to stay up to date with the latest technology and techniques in the Dental field. Paulina takes pride in her high standards of care and making patients feel at ease in the dental chair.
During Paulina’s free time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her dog Bentley. Paulina comes from a large Italian family where she learned to cook from her parents and grandparents. She enjoys traveling to visit her family back in Italy as well as visiting and learning about other cultures in the world.
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