Meet the Staff Registered Dental Hygenists Jo-Ann REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST I am a Registered Dental Hygienist graduate from Bristol Community College. I joined Kids Dental Care’s team in 2000 and love working with the children. Dr. Buccino is a very knowledgeable pediatric dentist. I have been able to grow in my field. As a hygienist, I am one of the first members of our team that will meet your child. When they come for their first cleaning my goal is to make it happy and fun. When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband and three children. We like to travel and spending lots of time outside. I look forward to meeting you and your family. Laura REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST Hi, my name is Laura. I graduated Magna Cum Laude with an Associate’s degree in science from Bristol Community College. I am a Dental Hygienist and became part of Kids Dental Care’s team in 2009. I take pleasure in creating a pleasant experience for your child. My ambition is to educate and motivate your child to maintain a healthy smile. I enjoy building a one of a kind relationship with the children and their families. I have two children, a grandchild and a loving husband. Dental Assistants Jennifer Hygiene Assistant, CDA Hi, my name is Jennifer and I am so excited to be part of the Kids Dental Care team. I graduated from Lincoln tech in 2010 with an associate’s degree. When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my boyfriend and my goddaughter. My hobbies are walking my dogs, painting, yoga, jogging, and enjoying movies. Judi Pediatric Dental Assistant Hi, my name is Judi and I am Dr. Buccino’s Dental Assistant at Kids Dental Care. I have been working with at Kids Dental Care since 1997. He is a great pediatric dentist who truly cares about the health of your child’s teeth and has a wonderful staff. My role as his dental assistant is to prepare or educate your child about our dental instruments before we use them. Using kid friendly names, together we listen to the different sounds or get to touch and feel them so to set aside the fears. I love the challenges each day brings, and I look forward to helping your child achieve happy and healthy smiles! Business Staff Alicia Practice Administrator I have been working for Kids Dental Care since 1989, and enjoyed watching the dental office grow over the years with the wonderful staff, parents and children in our practice. If you ever have any questions about our office, please feel free to contact me. Alma Patient Coordinator Hello, I’m Alma. I am the Patient Coordinator for Kids Dental Care. I have worked at Kids Dental Care since 2001. I really enjoy working with the children and families. It gives me great pleasure to watch the children grow into young adults. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, baking, and spending time with my family. Debra Financial Administrator Hi I’m Deb! I am the Financial Administrator and have been with Kids Dental Care since 2009. I really enjoy my job and the people I help on a daily basis. I have been in the dental field for over 25 years mostly working at the front desk; it has been an interesting and fulfilling career. In my spare time, I like to read, garden, enjoy the water, playing WII sports, watching my daughter play softball and just relaxing with my family.