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Meet The Team

  • Dr. George Gounakis, DMD

    Dr. George Gounakis, DMD

    Periodontist

    Dr Gounakis specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease (gum recession and bone infection/loss ), and in the placement of dental Implants,utilizing sedation for pain control and anxiety management. There is also a cosmetic aspect to periodontal treatment,which deals with esthetic and functional enhancement of patient’s smile. Conditions like gummy smile, exposed roots (long teeth), uneven teeth,teeth that are too short. Dr Gounakis utilizes wide array of techniques including laser to provide most conservative and comfortable experience for the patient.

  • Denisse Baretto, RDH

    Denisse Baretto, RDH

    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Denisse is associate professor at local hygiene program. She is our oral-systemic expert and works tirelessly with our most challenging periodontal patients to achieve best results without surgery.

  • Erika Alejo, RDH

    Erika Alejo, RDH

    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Erika has been part of Dedicated Dental team for twelve years. She is our wonderful hygienist and the reason we all have healthy gums and white teeth. Beloved by patients and staff alike, she is gentle yet thorough and always has your best interest at heart.

  • Ashley

    Ashley

    Scheduling Coordinator

    Ashley is intricate part of your Dedicated Dental experience. From first phone call to welcoming you when you walk in the front door, to arranging and scheduling your future treatment appointments and reminding you the kids are due for check up, she assists you every step of the way. She does everything in her power to help you achieve healthy beautiful smile you deserve.

  • Vicki

    Vicki

    Scheduling Coordinator

    Vicki is our Scheduling Coordinator, who is always eager to welcome new or returning patients and make their visit pleasant. She prides herself on keeping our appointments on time, reminding patients of their upcoming visits or pending treatment.

  • Deidre

    Deidre

    Insurance Coordinator

    Deidre is our Insurance Coordinator. She is dedicated to maximizing patient's insurance utilization while minimizing their out-of-pocket expense. Deidre enjoys clarifying insurance coverage for patients, so that they can better understand it.

  • Erin

    Erin

    Certified Dental Assistant

    Erin has been working alongside Dr. Nudel and Dr. Gounakis since 2009. She is our Whitening Guru as well as Children’s prevention specialist. Always making our younger patients more comfortable,whether it be making them “glove” balloon,Disney music or holding their hand during treatment. She also takes great pride in educating kids on proper home care regimen. Erin is gentle and compassionate.

  • Melissa

    Melissa

    Certified Dental Assistant

    Melissa is our Certified Dental Assistant. Melissa makes sure our patients are comfortable during treatment. Whether it is warm blanket, great tunes or heated neck pack she is well known to go above and beyond the call of duty for our patients, treating each one like family.

  • JP

    JP

    Laboratory Technician

    JP is our laboratory technician. He is the artist who brings Doctor Nudel's design smiles to life! Our patients love having him chairside to characterize their porcelain, recontour their restorations or personalize their appliances same day.

We offer all aspects of dentistry, at its finest.

Whether your dental needs are a complete exam and cleaning, a full-mouth restoration, or anything in between, we promise to provide you with exceptional care as we enhance the natural beauty of your smile. Below are just some of the many procedures and services we regularly provide to our patients - with a gentle touch, and stunning results. Your smile is our first priority, and we will give you something to smile about. If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact us today. We look forward to providing you with the personal care you deserve.

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