Meet Our Staff

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JENNIFER, OFFICE MANAGER

Creating meaningful relationships with each patient and providing a warm and friendly environment is a passion that drives Jen.  As our practice leader, with over 15 years of experience, she is a key factor in helping patients maintain optimal oral health.  She has been a Ridgefield resident for 20 years, has been actively involved in the community and enjoys all that the town has to offer.  When Jen is not helping our patients, she enjoys time spent with her husband and two sons, cooking, exercising and traveling.

ASHLEY BALOGH, LEAD ASSISTANT

Ashley has been assisting Dr. Bottino since 2014.  She became a certified dental assistant in 2012 at the Dental Auxiliary Training Center in New York.  Ashley is passionate about dentistry and takes pride in providing her patients a relaxed and comfortable environment so they always have a positive dental experience.  She especially loves meeting new patients.  When she is not assisting Dr. Bottino, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and taking barre and yoga classes.

ELLEN LYALL, RDH

    With over 18 years experience, Ellen’s first priority is the comfort and health of her patients.  Her focus on prevention allows each individual personalized oral hygiene instruction and care.  A native of Connecticut, Ellen and her husband Dan are proud parents of active twin boys that make every day an adventure.  When not working she loves to travel, cook and spend time with family.

JENNIFER GRAY, RDH

Jennifer has been involved in the dental field since 1995.  She’s passionate about putting patients fears at ease and explaining the link between oral health and one’s general health.  Jen earned her degree in hygiene at Bridgeport University.  She enjoys meeting new patients and taking care of the ones she’s seen for years that have become like family.  She appreciates taking time with her two girls and husband, helping out at youth sports, and vacationing.