Meet Our Staff
Our entire staff is dedicated to providing you with high-quality dental care in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere.
Our dental hygiene staff is one of the most qualified in New York State. Along with providing all of the necessary procedures of dental hygiene, our hygienists are licensed to administer local anesthetic for your comfort.
They are also dedicated to providing our patients with the advanced level of skills that periodontal patients require to maintain long term success.
Toni – Dental Hygienist
Toni has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 34 years. She has been a part of this practice for over 20 years. Graduating from Onondaga Community College in 1982, she worked for a General Dentist for many years prior to joining this practice in 1996. She is married to her husband Mark and resides in Fulton, NY with their two cats and a dog. They have six grandchildren that they enjoy spending time with.
Nacole – Dental Hygienist
Nacole grew up in the Camillus area. She graduated from Onondaga Community College in 1999, and has worked as a Registered Dental Hygienist in periodontics ever since. In her spare time, Nacole enjoys reading, watching movies and spending time with her family and friends.
Lindsay – Dental Hygienist
Lindsay was born and raised in Syracuse. In 2011, she received her Dental Hygiene degree from SUNY Canton and has been with this wonderful practice ever since! Lindsay is married, has a beautiful little girl and a miniature dachshund named “Gus.” She enjoys spending time with family and friends, and loves watching SU basketball games.
Our dental assisting staff is certified by New York State. This state certification is awarded only after a candidate successfully completes a lengthy educational process followed by professional competency testing. Our certified dental assistants work very closely with Dr. Adornato to obtain pertinent diagnostic information to achieve periodontal health.
They are very knowledgeable in periodontal care and are willing to share their expertise with all of our patients.
Sallie – Certified Dental Assistant
Sallie was born and raised in Oswego County. She has been a Certified Dental Assistant with the practice for over 12 years. She is married with two daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Sallie also enjoys spending time working on her flower garden and traveling.
Jennifer – Certified Dental Assistant, Clinical Coordinator
Jennifer has been a Certified Dental Assistant for over 12 years. She earned her certification from Oswego County BOCES in 2004 where she graduated as Salutatorian of her class. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her three daughters, gardening and backyard bird watching. Assisting in taking care of our patients is what Jennifer loves most about her job. She looks forward to helping her patients every day!
Tracy – Certified Dental Assistant
Tracy has been a Certified Dental Assistant for 13 years. She has lived in Central New York her entire life and currently lives in Onondaga County with her two daughters. Tracey enjoys being outdoors, hiking and being with her family.
Christina – Certified Dental Assistant
Christina grew up in Auburn, NY. She now lives in Liverpool, NY with her husband Luigi and son Giovanni. Christina has been a Certified Dental Assistant for 4 years. She earned her certification from OCM BOCES in 2013. Christina loves being able to help her patients! She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her Boston terrier “Domino.”
Our administrative staff controls scheduling, insurance, financial arrangements, correspondence and other business related duties. They continue to improve their skills through courses in business, customer service and insurance. We make every effort to minimize the financial hurdles and insurance questions that face our patients.
Karen – Front Office Manager
Karen has worked in customer service for over 30 years. Whether she made you feel your best with a great haircut, helped you get to your final destination after missing your flight or currently helping you with business related needs at our dental office, Karen continues to find working with people very rewarding.
“Meeting new patients and making them feel comfortable and confident with our office along with recommended treatment is a favorite part of my job!” – Karen
Outside of work, Karen enjoys spending time with her husband Chip, daughters Erin and Kelly, and their dogs “Mandy” and “Sadie May.”
Kristy – Front Office Coordinator
Kristy joined the practice as a receptionist in November 2014. She graduated from LeMoyne College with a degree in Criminology in 2013. She is currently expecting her first child, a baby boy.
She enjoys getting to know all of the patients and connecting with them at the front desk. Kristy grew up and still lives in Syracuse, NY.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.