Meet Our Hygienists

At Smile By Design, our team is like a family. We invite you to meet our team before your first visit to our office. We offer a wide variety of specialties and personalities to choose from. You will feel at home with our Registered Dental Hygienists (RDHs) in Windsor, CT and Hartford, CT.

Samantha F., RDH
Dental Hygiene Team in Windsor, CT

Samantha graduated from Forsyth School for Dental Hygiene in Boston, MA in 1991. She began as a Certified Dental Assistant, and has been enjoying her dental profession since 1987. Samantha is a member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association and the Connecticut Dental Hygienists' Association. Samantha is a dedicated clinician who is passionate about her career. Samantha is a great choice for both pediatric and adult patients that deal with dental phobias.

In her free time, Samantha enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family and 3 pets. She and her husband have a young daughter, and two sons who are all grown-up.

Marissa D., RDH
Dental Hygiene Team in Windsor, CT

Marissa graduated from Tunxis Community College in 2014. She is a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) and is an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA). Marissa started her dental career as a Dental Assistant, and through her endeavors earned the Sidney Roth Dental Auxiliary Award. Marissa gives back to the community is by volunteering yearly at the Connecticut Mission of Mercy. She also enjoys giving back to the next generation of dental providers by mentoring new Dental Hygiene Marissa is passionate about her job as a Dental Hygienist, and is a fun, upbeat choice for adult and pediatric patients. It's hard not to smile when Marissa is taking care of your teeth!

In her free time, Marissa enjoys exercising, listening to music, and traveling.