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Christopher Colella, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Christopher Colella is an experienced general dentist who provides a wide range of services, including restorations, extractions, root canal therapy, and more. His goal is to give each patient a positive and comfortable experience at the dental office by taking the time to carefully explain all treatment options in terms that are easily understood.

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Jason Cooper, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Cooper prides himself in being well versed in many procedures in General and Cosmetic Dentistry. Upon completion of dental school at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Dr. Cooper spent several years working primarily with children.

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Dana Hani, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Hani attended the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada, where she earned her Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Immunology & Human Biology. She then continued her education at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in Toronto, where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.

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Marjorie Chartier, RDH

Hygienist

Marjorie Chartier has worked in dentistry for 15 years and loves educating patients, motivating them, and celebrating their oral health improvements.

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Desereah Deniston, RDH

Hygienist

When she was a child, Desereah Deniston loved having her teeth cleaned at the dentist. That’s when she knew she wanted to be a dental hygienist.

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Terri Dunn, RDH

Hygienist

With nearly 30 years of experience, Terri Dunn provides compassionate, gentle hygiene care. She began her dental career as a dental assistant and felt she wanted to do more. Terri attended Youngstown State University in Youngstown, OH where she earned her Registered Dental Hygienist degree. She puts her patients at ease and educates them on the importance of oral care […]

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Merrie Waldo, RDH

Hygienist

Growing up, Merrie Waldo knew she wanted to help people with their health, but did not always know she would be a dental hygienist. Merrie says the opportunity “fell into her lap,” and she is certainly glad it did. As a hygienist, Merrie gets to help people every day. She comes into work each morning excited to see her patients […]

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Melissa Macheta, RDH

Hygienist

Melissa Macheta started her career as a dental assistant in 1990. Though she had little experience, Melissa quickly realized she wanted to do more to help patients live healthier lives. She worked her way through night school and graduated in 1998 as a dental hygienist.

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  • Wednesday
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1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

(574) 367-7000

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