Susan M. Bender – R.D.H.

Dental Hygienist

Susan is a graduate of Hudson Valley Community College, class of “79” with an Associates degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. She is certified in laser bacterial reduction as well as laser tooth desensitizing and laser ulceration healing. Besides cleanings and periodontal maintenance, she also applies sealants, fluoride treatments, and makes bleaching trays. She loves working with children and her profession.

She has been with the practice working alongside of Dr. Terry Geller DDS since 1980 (that’s 42 years and still counting).

Susan married Micheal Bender in 1996 at Shea Stadium, they are very proud of their two daughters Jessica, who is now attending Binghamton University going for her Ph.D. in Chemistry, and Karen, who is going for her master’s in education to be certified in mathematics and computer science at Manhattanville College.

Brenda Fonseca-Norat – R.D.H.

Dental Hygienist

With over 20 years in the dental industry, Brenda is knowledgeable and provides her patients with the optimal dental care available.

Maria Kajtazi – R.D.H.

Dental Hygienist

Renee (Niki) Micaloni – R.D.H.

Dental Hygienist

Niki graduated from New York University’s Dental school – Department of Dental Hygiene, and she has been practicing for 25 years.
She personalizes every cleaning appointment to her patient’s needs, and takes pride in being very thorough. She’s a firm believer on educating her patients on the importance of flossing. You will often hear Niki teaching her patients about useful and unknown dental facts, such as not flossing daily results in not cleaning 40% of your teeth! She will always be the friendly face reminding her patients to brush AND floss DAILY.

Niki spends her free time with her family, enjoys beach vacations and is a fan of the New York Rangers.

Giovanna Giannamore – R.D.H.

Dental Hygienist

Giovanna Lives in CT and is a graduate from New Haven University with a bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene. Giovanna comes with an extensive background in health and wellness. She works in the dental field as a clinical dental hygienist educating patients on the importance of bacteria load and its effect on the body. Giovanna has been in sales for 22 years as a senior account specialist for Colgate Palmolive, Bausch Health and other specialty dental companies. She brings her passion of educating through her ability to communicate best practices to her patients.

With her professional experience, Giovanna has an in-depth understanding of the importance of challenges you face at the dentist’s office, and the importance of the doctor/patient relationship.

Giovanna’s goal is to always treat each person with a personal interest to gain trust so they may be aware of their importance of a healthy mouth and smile.

Malia Jerez

Dental Hygienist

Bio Coming Soon!