Meet The Staff at 5 West Dental Arts



Cindi Schnalzer – Cindi has been with 5 West Dental Arts since 1992. She has 35 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.


Khammee Weronick – Khammee has been with the practice for 10 years. She graduated from Orange County Community College in 2000 with a Dental Hygiene degree. She was also the recipient of the Whipple Award for Professional Growth and Development. She is passionate about her profession and her confidence and ability really put her patients at ease.

In her spare time, she likes to read, volunteer at her son’s school and local animal shelters and spend time with her sons. Khammee is at home in Orange County with her husband, two children and her four Maltese dogs.

Lisa D. Hawker – Lisa joined 5 West Dental Arts in 2005. She graduated Phi Theta Kappa from Orange County Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She received an Academic Achievement Award for Excellence in Scholarship with Honors from O.C.C.C. and The Whipple Award in Dental Hygiene in 2005. Lisa received the DHASNY Award for 1st place in Dental Hygiene Table Clinic Presentations as a member of the winning team in 2004. She also has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. Lisa loves being a hygienist and is dedicated to providing the highest level of oral care to each patient. Her competence and friendly manner enable her patients, both adult and children, to relax and enjoy their visits.

During her time away from the office, Lisa loves spending time with her family and her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy in Rockland County. Her interests include interior design, art, movies, traveling and outdoor sports, including hiking.

Alicia Bacharach – Alicia has been with 5 West Dental Arts for 7 years. She received her Dental Hygiene degree from Bergen Community College in 2003. Alicia is proficient and dedicated and her upbeat manner helps our patient’s enjoy their visits.

In her spare time, Alicia likes to go shopping and vacation at the beach with her family. She lives in Rockland County with her husband, 2 sons and 2 dogs.


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 12 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 and her two sons.

Fill out our Appointment Form or call us at 5 West Dental Arts Phone Number 845-947-1117 if you have any questions or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Giglio today!