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 ManagerLisa 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.



Katelyn, RDH – Dental Hygienist
Katelyn graduated from Manchester Community College in 2009 and then went into the dental hygiene program at Tunxis Community College. After graduating in 2011, she joined our practice in October of the same year. Katelyn is dedicated to going above and beyond in educating our patients; she tries to teach and help her patients understand the importance of oral health. She strives to provide a comfortable experience (with great conversation) as well as more knowledge about oral health so that patients look forward to coming back for their routine appointments. Katelyn loves the people she works with – she calls the office her second family. All of our patients are wonderful as well; she enjoys going into work and being able to have amazing conversations with her patients.



Courtney – Assistant
Courtney joined our team in May 2016. She graduated from the Tunxis DA program as class president in 2010. When assisting Dr. Douglas Doran with dental care, Courtney loves making conversation with all of our patients, especially about their families and travelling. Her own mother lives in New Hampshire, and she has a sister in Litchfield County. Courtney lives with her boyfriend and spends her free time crafting, knitting, and volunteering for her 4-H youth group.



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.



Cheryl – Dental Assistant
Cheryl received her certification for dental assisting from Tunxis Community College in 2005. Since then, she has enjoyed being a part of her patients’ treatments and helping them achieve a smile that they love. When it comes to working at Rivereast Dental Group, Cheryl loves her patients and her fellow team members. When she is not working, Cheryl enjoys being with her family of 3 boys: her husband and 2 sons.