Janice, a Dental Hygienist, graduated from Tunxis School of Dental Hygiene in 2000 at the top of her class and joined our team shortly after graduation as a Dental Hygienist. She takes great pride in ensuring a positive dental experience for all of her patients. Janice enjoys cooking and entertaining family and friends. Her active lifestyle includes jogging, exercise, and Bootcamp classes at a local Hamden studio. During her relaxation time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, two cats and dog.
Patty, one of our Dental Hygienists, graduated from the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport in 1993 and has been employed by Dr. Charney and Dr. Fratarcangeli since 2005. Patty genuinely cares about every patient she treats and feels a great sense of satisfaction when she knows her patients are comfortable and having a positive dental experience. Her hobbies include skiing, running 5K’s for a great cause, and baking for her family and friends. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children and vacationing at the Jersey shore.
Lisa came to our office having 12 years of dental experience with 7 of those years in periodontics. She graduated from her dental hygiene program in 2002 with an associates in science degree from Harcum College in Brynmawr, PA and then did her clinical training at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. Lisa enjoys meeting and working with patients to achieve optimal oral health. She ensures each patient is well educated about their dental needs so they can maintain a healthy smile for years to come. Originally from Southern New Jersey, Lisa resides in Hamden with her fiance Drew, her son Andrew, and her rescue pitbull, Luna. In her spare time, she likes to stay active and fit with bootcamp classes that she takes right here in Hamden.
Melissa, our newest member of our team, graduated from the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at Bridgeport University in 2010. She comes to our office with 6 years of experience with 4 of those in periodontics. She loves to educate patients of all ages and provide a positive dental experience. In her spare time, she loves to play tennis and bake for friends and family. But her biggest joy is spending time with her daugher Ellie and her son Parker.