Meet the Team
We have a friendly staff of professionals who find great satisfaction in making sure our patients have a wonderful dental experience at every appointment. We look forward to managing your appointments and welcoming you when you visit our practice. Marnie keeps everything in order, assisting with paperwork and filing insurance. Working alongside Dr. Peltzer are our two dental assistants, Casie and Tarah, and our hygienist, Kendra.
We promise to treat you with courtesy, professionalism, and kindness. All of us are happy to answer any questions you have, keep you comfortable, and give you exceptional family dental care in Plainville, CT.
Each member of our team at Gentle Dental Care is looking forward to meeting you and getting to know you. To make an appointment with Dr. Thomas Peltzer, simply complete our online form or call us at 860-479-2397 today!
Casie GendronDental Assistant
Casie is one of our talented dental assistants here at Gentle Dental Care. Her kind words and gentle hands will help you feel at ease during your next dental appointment. Casie is especially passionate about the benefits of sedation dentistry. She loves seeing anxious patients finally able to get the dental care they need thanks to the help of sedation!
When she isn’t making your appointment more comfortable, Casie enjoys spending time with her family and all of her pets. She enjoys traveling, celebrating her heritage, kickboxing, archery, boating, and swimming!
Tarah CarterDental Assistant
Tarah has been assisting Dr. Peltzer since 2012. Her 11 years of experience combined with a real love of dentistry and technology give her an edge in the dental field. Her compassion, patience, and attention to detail will make your next appointment much more enjoyable! She loves helping our patients see the importance of having a healthy mouth, and she knows that sometimes sedation is needed to help that anxious patient come in.
One of Tarah’s favorite things about working at Gentle Dental Care is seeing fearful patients transform into happy and confident patients! When she is not here helping you have a better experience, she is spending time with her three sons. She enjoys physical activity and going to the beach.
Marnie FishPatient Care and Treatment Coordinator
Since 2010, Marnie has been overseeing the office operations here at Gentle Dental Care. Her goal is to help you navigate the information about your potential treatments so that you can find the best solution for your smile. She can also help you learn more about your financial options. Confused about your dental insurance? Marnie is there to help you understand your plan so that you can get the most out of your insurance benefits!
When Marnie is away from the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She especially loves vacationing at The Cape!
Kendra LansdaleRegistered Dental Hygienist
Kendra has been with Gentle Dental Care since 2010, but she has more than 19 years of experience as a dental hygienist. She graduated from Tunxis Community College with an Associate of Science degree. Kendra’s favorite part about her job is being able to connect with patients, especially those who feel nervous! Her compassion and kindness can make your appointment much more comfortable and positive, even if you are embarrassed about the state of your teeth.
Kendra also loves being able to share her knowledge about the relationship between your oral health and overall health. When she is not busy caring for patients, Kendra loves traveling and camping with her family.
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