When you visit our team at Rivereast Dental Group, we work hard to ensure that your dental experience is pleasant and comfortable. We strive to offer the utmost in patient care and customer service, and each member of our team is friendly, knowledgeable, and always happy to help you. We invite you to contact our dental office in Marlborough, Connecticut today to learn more about our team and our skilled dentist, Dr. Douglas Doran. We look forward to getting to know you better!
Lisa, CDA – Office Manager
Lisa has worked at our practice for over 25 years. She started out part time in the front office and became the full-time certified dental assistant, which is a position she held for most of her career. She received her fellowship, one of 203 in the USA. She is currently the office manager, Lisa is a member of the American Association of Dental Office Managers, a board member of the Connecticut Dental Assistant Association, currently serving as treasurer, and has served several terms as treasurer for her church. Lisa enjoys working at our office because everyone has an important role in the practice and our staff works together as a team. She enjoys working with people, and she works hard to help our patients feel welcome and build lasting relationships with them.
Alicia – Receptionist
Alicia joined our team at Rivereast Dental Group in 2016. She is a certified teacher for grades K-6, and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Special Education. Alicia works with our patients and accounts to make sure that our office runs smoothly, and enjoys our friendly team and the family environment at our practice.
Alicia and her husband Jason have a 2-year-old son, Jaxon. In her spare time, she enjoys reading.
Stephanie, RDH – Dental Hygienist
Stephanie graduated from UConn in 2012 with Bachelor of Science degrees in both Psychology and Molecular and Cell Biology. She then graduated from the Tunxis Community College dental hygiene program in 2016. She joined our practice in September of the same year. Stephanie loves getting to know all of our patients and hopes to make them feel as comfortable as possible. She finds it rewarding to assist them in improving their oral health. She provides high quality dental care and oral hygiene instruction to help our patients love their smile. In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys hiking, visiting wineries, and traveling.
Randy joined the Rivereast Dental Group team in early 2017. He attended the University of New Haven, where he was elected as Class President, and was also a member of the Signa Phi Alpha Honor Society and was a Dental Hygiene Peer Tutor. Randy is a well-rounded clinician, and he is eager to provide exceptional dental treatment to his patients while providing a comfortable environment. He enjoys being part of a friendly and knowledgeable team that also treats their patients like family. Randy and his wife, Nancy, have two children, Cameron and Cali. In his free time, Randy enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family.
Olivia – Registered Dental Hygienist
Olivia graduated from the University of New Haven with a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene. She joined our team in February 2018. She loves working with patients and doing everything she can to ensure they have a good appointment. Olivia appreciates the support of her husband, parents and siblings, who all encouraged her through school. She enjoys sewing, hiking and road trip in her husband’s Jeep.
Amanda – Dental Assistant
Amanda loves making the patients feel at ease with a friendly conversation before the treatment is started. She also loves that we provide a quiet and small practice to all of our patients.
Prior to her dental career, Amanda went to Windham Technical High School and completed the dental assistant program in June of 2014. She has now returned to school and is working on her bachelor’s degree. Amanda enjoys eating healthy food and going on walks with her dog Brody. She also has a younger brother and sister that live with her parents and two shih tzus.
Casey – Dental Assistant
Casey joined our team in 2017. She is a graduate of Manchester Community College, where she obtained a science degree. She is also DANB certified. She enjoys working in an environment filled with passionate team members and happy patients. She always tries to treat every patient with passion and kindness.
Casey has a wonderful mother, Kim, who makes her dreams possible, and a brother, Steven, who always supports them. She is an animal lover and also works as a cheerleading coach.
Cara – Dental Hygienist
Cara joined our practice in May of 2017. She graduated from the University of New Haven in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene. Cara enjoys helping patients understand the need for maintaining good oral health, and meeting the new patients who come into our office. Cara lives with her boyfriend and two kittens. When she is not in the office, Cara can be found hiking, fishing, or watching “Fixer Upper”.
Audrey – Registered Dental Hygienist
Audrey joined our team at Rivereast Dental Group in December 2017, but she has been in the dental field for several years. Before becoming a dental hygienist, Audrey worked as a dental assistant for 4 years. She then graduated from Tunxis Community College in 2016 as a dental hygienist, and received her certification in local anesthesia. Audrey also likes to participate in Mission of Mercy’s free dental clinic every year. She has also completed two dental mission trips to provide free dental care to those in Honduras and on the Navajo Nation in Monument Valley, Utah.
As a recent college graduate, Audrey is up-to-date on the latest technology and products that can help patients improve their oral health. Audrey loves what she does, especially the opportunities she has to care for others and help them feel comfortable while improving their oral health. To her, the best part of her job is the rewarding feeling of helping others love their smile.
Audrey is very close to her parents and three brothers. She also has two beautiful Collies. When she is not at work, Audrey’s favorite place to be is Outer Banks, NC. She loves spending time with family and friends, and playing sports.
Valerie – Dental Assistant Valerie has been a valued member of our team since February 2018. She contributes to the success of our practice by helping our patients feel comfortable and at ease. She has a lot of valuable experience, and really helps our patients enjoy their dental appointments. When she is not helping patients, Valerie enjoys cooking and spending time with her two grandchildren.