Christina Garcia, RDH
Christina received her Dental Hygiene Degree from Middlesex County College in 2003. Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition from Albright College. She has worked in general dentistry since graduation; however, the foundation of her experience is in periodontics. This combined work experience allows Christina to provide her patients the highest level of care with an emphasis on appearance, function, and disease prevention. She also holds a teaching position at Middlesex County College where she educates dental hygiene students in nutrition and its importance in oral health. Christina attends numerous continuing education seminars in order to provide her patients with the latest information on disease prevention, current treatment modalities, and the most effective dental hygiene products available.
Christina's main responsibility is to help her patients achieve optimal oral health. She provides a detailed and gentle dental cleaning: keeping her patient's comfort in mind at all times. Christina's greatest joy in her career is getting to know her patients and developing long-standing, professional relationships with them. Our patients really appreciate Christina's confidence and knowledge in dentistry, and her gentle touch.
Patient Care and Financial Coordinator
Heather has been with our practice for over fifteen years and takes great pride in her work. She expresses a commitment to our patients and their needs with her prompt and efficient personal service. Heather's Medical Assisting education from Warren County College and years of medical office experience, both clinical and administrative, qualifies her to work in all areas of the office when needed. Heather has lived in Hunterdon County most of her life and has three wonderful children.
Heather is available to help with all of your financial questions including insurance issues and financial arrangements for your dental treatment. She will ensure your understanding of the treatment and that you are comfortable throughout your visits with us.
Mary Luz Muchaypina, RDH
Mary earned her Dental Hygiene Degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2008. Fluent in both English and Spanish, she appreciates being able to communicate easily with our Spanish speaking patients. In preparation for and during hygiene school, she also worked as a Dental Assistant. This helped her gain a solid knowledge of most dental procedures and the complexities of patient care.
Mary is a well-rounded hygienist who believes in providing quality, thorough, yet gentle, care while building trusting clinician to patient relationships. Prior to becoming a hygienist, Mary’s career was in the electronics world designing microchips for a leading telecommunications company. Today she still enjoys dabbling with electronics, but one of her greatest passions is the outdoors. She is an avid cyclist, enjoys kayaking, hiking, geocaching, and don't be surprised if soon you see her riding around on a unicycle.
Connie Groelly, RDA
Registered Dental Assistant
Connie has worked in the dental field since 1992 while still in high school. She found her calling early by deciding to pursue a career as a registered dental assistant. After attending Dental Studies Institute, she received her RDA certificate in 2000. Connie prides herself on making our patients her number one priority.
At home, Connie enjoys spending time with her husband, Allen, and her daughters Jessica and Allison.