Meet the Staff

Steven Kolenda, DDS

Associate Dentist

Dr. Stacey and staff welcomed Dr. Kolenda to our office in late 2018.  Dr. Kolenda would take care of Dr. Stacey’s patients while he was traveling.  Dr. Kolenda is a graduate of University at Buffalo and completed his residency at SUNY Upstate..  Dr. Kolenda volunteers in local and international dental service programs.  Born in Oswego, NY- Dr. Kolenda enjoys spending time with his family and loves to spoil his dog, Blueberry.


Front office representative/Dental Assistant

 Mindy has been a huge part of our office since 2017 ! Mindy was our top choice for the front office representative position with her previous background in dental assisting, and cross training throughout the dental office.   She is usually the one greeting you when you walk in, and assisting you with insurance and finding you an appointment to fit your schedule.  Mindy enjoys reading, gardening and spending quality time with her family and friends. 


Registered Dental Hygienist

Kim has been working in hygiene for almost 30 years.  Many of those years have been right here in this office ! Kim is a familiar face to most of our patients, as she is our full time hygienist.  Kim enjoys meeting new patients, and building relationships with current patients.  Kim attends multiple continuing education classes every year, to further her education and offer her patients up to date, and current information on hygiene.  Her knowledge of dentistry is an asset to the office, and highly benefits her patients. Kim stays busy when not working by spending time and traveling with family and friends. 


Registered Dental Hygienist

Lori has been with the practice for over 30 years! She currently works on Mondays and Fridays, seeing her patients who have been coming to her for quite some time. Lori attends multiple continuing education courses every year and participates in the local Hygiene Study Group that meets monthly.  Lori enjoys traveling with her husband and son, Luke, and spends quality time with friends often.  


Registered Dental Hygienist

Teresa has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 38 years.  She has an Associate in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene.  Teresa continued her education at the State University of New York College, and received her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Health Education.  She taught for over 30 years in the Syracuse City School District.

Teresa continued to practice hygiene while teaching, and began substituting for Kim and Lori over 20 years ago.  Teresa is now at the office weekly !

Teresa enjoys meeting patients, and having them leave with clean teeth!  Teresa has been married for over 33 years to her husband, Jim.  They have 4 children, and 1 granddaughter, Gianna.   Teresa enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends.


Registered Dental Assistant / Treatment Plan Coordinator

Wendy has been a part of our practice since 2017- many may recognize her as she worked with Dr. Stacey in his previous dental office as well!

Wendy is a United States Army Veteran, and has been a registered dental assistant for 20 years.  Wendy’s favorite thing about being a dental assistant is educating patients on the importance of oral healthcare and assisting them in achieving the smile they’ve always wanted.
Wendy enjoys time with her family and pets,  and quality time with friends.


Registered Dental Assistant/Office Manager

Amanda has been a dental assistant since 2009, and became NYS licensed and DANB certified in 2012.  She has worked with Dr. Stacey since 2010 at his last practice in Liverpool.  Amanda’s favorite part of being a dental assistant is building relationships with her patients.  She loves working with Dr. Stacey and the staff because everyone here knows how to work, and have fun at the same time. 

Outside of work, Amanda likes to spend time with the people she loves, camping, crafting, and adventures with her two kids.


Dental Assistant

Alyssa is the newest addition to our office, and a recent graduate from OCM BOCES Dental Assistant Program.  Alyssa completed her internship here in our office, and impressed us with her chairside skills and patient engagement we had to invite her to join our team!  Alyssa is excited to start her career as a dental assistant and we look forward to helping her grow!  Alyssa loves being outdoors with her dog, Luke, and spending time with family and friends!