Our Staff

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Dental Hygienist

Natalie

Hi, my name is Natalie.  I started working for Dutchess Orthodontics as a young teenager and instantly fell in love with the profession.  After high school I attended college for five years and obtained my degree in Dental Hygiene.  I now work full time for Dr. Walters’ as her registered dental hygienist.  A registered dental hygienist is a licensed dental professional who specializes in preventive oral health.  I love coming to the office everyday!  The best part of my job is forming relationships with my patients and their families.  I thoroughly enjoy making smiles beautiful!

Something you may not know about me: I love riding my motocross bike!

Dental Assistant

Jenn

My name is Jennifer.  I am a NYS licensed, Certified Dental Assistant.  I have been in the dental field for many years and joined the Dutchess Orthodontics team in April of 2012.  What I love most about the orthodontic field is building relationships with the patients and taking the journey with them as their smiles change.  Dutchess Orthodontics is a great working environment.  We have an amazing sense of team work and family. In 2016, I changed positions here at Dutchess Orthodontics. I am now leading the Admin Team as office administrator. While I am most often at the front of the office, I can also be found chairside working with patients when needed.

Something you may not know about me: I am a huge New England Patriots fan!

General Dentistry

Ashley

Hi, My name is Ashley. I started in orthodontics 8 years ago and fell in love with the field and making people happy to smile. Since then I have worked in general dentistry and oral surgery but my heart is definitely in ortho. I started with Dutchess Orthodontics in November of 2016. I love this office. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming. The patients and parents have been great and happy with our services.

Something you may not know about me: I am the proud mom of 2 beautiful children!!

Dutchess Orthodontics

Felecia

I joined the Dutchess Orthodontics team in 2016 and I have been in the field for many years. I enjoy meeting new people every day and seeing the results of their treatment. We have a great team here at Dutchess Orthodontics and there is always something new to learn.

Something you may not know about me: I enjoy traveling and outdoor activities with my husband, family and friends.

Lab Technician

Michelle

My name is Michelle. I started working at Dutchess Orthodontics in 2007. I attended Monroe Community College for dental studies. I am the lab technician here as well as a dental assistant. I I love my job and what I do because it is always changing. No two cases are exactly the same and getting to know everyone is such fun. The staff here is equally as great as our patients. They are always willing to help each other out and answer any questions.

Something you may not know about me: I have a lot of animals at home. Dogs, cats, bunnies, you name it! I love animals!

Certified Dental Assistant

DeAnna

Hi, my name is DeAnna and I am a Certified Dental Assistant. I attended Ulster County BOCES and joined the Dutchess Ortho team in 2007. I love getting to know our patients and working in a happy environment.

Something you may not know about me: I may seem quiet and shy, but once you get to know me, I am actually a very bubbly person.

Financial Coordinator

Andy

Hi, my name is Andy and I am the financial coordinator for Dutchess Orthodontics.  I have lived in Dutchess County for most of my life.  My wife and I have 3 daughters and 4 grandchildren.  In my free time, I enjoy playing softball.  Our softball team won the National Championships this year!!!  My favorite part about working here is the friendly staff.

Insurance Billing

Lori

Hi, my name is Lori. I joined the team in 2008. What I love best about my job is the happy and caring co-workers that we have here at Dutchess Orthodontics. I work at the front desk. One of my main responsibilities is the insurance billing, but I also make appointments and answer questions our parents may have about their contracts. If you have any questions, I am always happy to help in any way that I can.

Something you may not know about me: I enjoy sewing, tailoring and making window treatments.

Dutchess County

Gina

Hello, my name is Gina and I joined the team in 2015. I am grateful to work in such a fun and caring environment. I enjoy meeting all the patients and watching their smiles become out of this world! I reside in Poughkeepsie with my husband and I have three children and one grandson.

Something you may not know about me: I love to antique shop for furniture, pictures and old toys.

Dutchess County

Janice

My name is Janice.  I have lived in Dutchess County for forty-six years.  My husband and I have been married for forty-two years and have three wonderful, grown girls and four beautiful grandchildren.  Working part time in Dr. Walters’ office has been a great experience meeting our patients and parents and of course working with the wonderful, friendly staff.

 

Dutchess Orthodontics provides a friendly and professional staff for all your orthodontic needs.  We are happy to help you!