Meet The Staff
5 West Dental Arts

OUR ENTIRE STAFF IS CERTIFIED IN CPR, BLS AND AED, WITH AN AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR ON PREMISES.

PRACTICE ADMINISTRATOR

Cindi Schnalzer – Cindi has been with 5 West Dental Arts  for 28 years She has 39 years experience in the field, after graduating first in her class from Westchester School for Medical and Dental Assistants and earning a degree in Business Administration. She is the first person you will meet when you become one of our “family” of patients.

She will introduce you to our practice and help you with all your insurance and financial concerns.

Her hobbies include cooking, baking, gardening and creating jewelry. She is at home in Rockland County and lives with her Black Lab, Chloe.

DENTAL HYGIENISTS

Beth-      Beth graduated from Orange Community College School of Hygiene, as a Registered Dental Hygienist and lives in Orange County with her husband and son.  In her spare time, she enjoys, reading, swimming and crafting.

Nadine-   Nadine is a Registered Dental Hygienist who lives in Orange County with her husband , her college student son and her Taekwondo black belt daughter. Her hobbies include going to the movies, taking trips and entertaining her children.

Lisa-  Lisa has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 1988. She resides in Orange County with her two daughters. Some of her hobbies include Yoga, jogging, going to the gym and dancing.

DENTAL ASSISTANTS

Carmen Martinez – Carmen graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas College in 1998 with a Bachelor ‘s Degree in Psychology. She has been with 5 West Dental Arts for 20 years. Carmen’s role is to be the second set of hands and eyes to Dr. Giglio and she does this with compassion and precision. She is also bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish fluently.

Carmen’s hobbies include going to the movies, bingo, dancing and cheering on her son at his many sporting events. Carmen lives in North Rockland with her husband, two sons and her daughter.

Minakshi Kalra-  Minakshi has been with 5 West Dental Arts for 5 years. She graduated from the Dental Assisting School of Nanuet in 2009 .Minakshi’s role is to be Dr. Giglio’s “right hand man”, to anticipate his needs without speaking and  she does this with aplomb. Her hobbies include cooking and gardening. She lives in Rockland County with her husband, two daughters and her son.

Are you ready to smile with confidence again?

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