Meet Our Team

Meeghan

Meeghan

Meeghan received her training from Fones School of Dental Hygiene. She graduated with a BS degree as a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. Meeghan has certification to administer local anesthesia and has current CPR certification. She resides in Stratford, CT with her husband, newborn daughter and lovable Sheppard mix.  Meeghan enjoys making baked goods, hiking, and being outdoors, but also loves to just relax at home.  She loves eating, especially at local restaurants that have locally brewed beverages.  Because she loves being around people, this interactive office is a great fit, staffed with amazing coworkers and awesome patients.

Terneisha

Terneisha

Terneisha has served our country in the military. She was in the Army for 3 years before she joined our “Dental Family” here at Advanced Periodontics.

“T” completed an extensive Dental Assisting program at Porter & Chester Institute of Branford. She is certified in Radiation Health and Safety & is proud to have passed the DANB Infection Control Exam (ICE).

Terneisha resides in New Haven, CT along with her lively, energetic, beautiful daughter, Jaela and a mischievous adorable puppy, Baily. In her off time, Terneisha enjoys activities with Jaela, singing Karaoke with family and taking kickboxing classes. Above all, her mom is her best friend.

Terneisha is a great asset to our practice and we all enjoy her infectious laughter and ever present smile along with her caring way with patients.

Nancy

Nancy

Nancy has over 25 years in the dental field. She joined Dr. Amato’s team in 2011. Nancy is an integral part of our staff. As Treatment Coordinator, Nancy is the liaison between referring doctors, patients, Dr. Amato and Dr. Kang. As she presents treatment to our patients, she reassures them and makes certain the patient has a full understanding of the treatment Dr. Amato and Dr. Kang has recommended. Our patients truly appreciate Nancy’s “chairside” manner and knowledge of dentistry.

In her “off” time Nancy enjoys traveling, boating, gardening, swimming, running 5K races, reading, cooking, and most importantly spending quality time with her handsome, kind, funny fiancé. Nancy is thrilled to welcome her granddaughter, Shea, born June 6, 2018.

Jamie

Jamie

Jamie is our newest Surgical Assistant in the office. She has been working in dentistry since 2014, with certification in ICE, RHS, whitening, as well as her current CPR certification. She also has an extensive background in Orthodontics.

She resides in Shelton with her husband, Rob, & her dog, Jiggy. In her spare time, Jamie loves to hang out with friends & family, working out, and spend her summers on Lake Zoar. She also loves whatever show is playing on Bravo.

Nicole

Nicole

Hello Everyone! My name is Nicole. I am a native CT girl hailing originally from Naugatuck. My husband, our baby dog Nala, and I have had the pleasure of living in Monroe for the past 10 years. I enjoy paper crafting, reading, and practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Although we are generally homebodies, my husband and I love to get away to Barbados once a year for sun, sand, and relaxation. I am certified in both ICE and RHS but in the front of the office is where you’ll find me. I can’t wait to greet you with a smile and see you leave here with one, too!

Julie

Julie

Julie received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from The University of Bridgeport at the Fones School of Dental Hygiene. She is certified to administer local anesthesia and perform CPR. She is passionate about educating patients to improve and maintain an optimal oral health.

Julie resides in Trumbull, CT along with her husband and 2 young children and her older son currently attends LMU in Los Angeles, CA. In her spare time, Julie enjoys spending time with her family, traveling the world and exercising.

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