Esmiralda Soltani, also known as Essy, has over 30 years in the dental field. She started as a chair side assistant and now combines all of her knowledge and expertise to make her patients experience a positive one.
Essy joined the practice in 2012, loves her work, and wants her patients to know she will go the extra mile for them in dealing with their insurance. Essy is able to address any insurance issues also works with other dental offices in solving their insurance issues as a consultant.
Essy is married 32 years and has 2 adult children. She loves to spend time with her family and friends and enjoys vacationing.
Has 16 years of experience in the dental field. She initially began as a dental assistant. She decided to go continue her education in the dental field after assisting for several years and went to hygiene school. She attended Hostos Community College and graduated 2007 with a Dental Hygiene degree. Nuvia is dedicated to educating you and your family on good diet and oral health practices and to making your dental experience comfortable.
She is a proud mother of three children.
Bianca joined the team in 2016. She attended SUNY Cobleskill, and SUNY Albany. She studied Sociology and minored in education. Fall 2013, Bianca pledged and became a brother of Alpha Phi Omega. Bianca also took courses for Middle Earth, a suicide prevention hotline in SUNY Albany. During her free time she enjoys being with her daughter Valentina.
Bianca enjoys taking care of her patients and seeing them leave the office satisfied. She is very caring and will always put the patients first and make sure they are comfortable.
Bianca is the office Social Media Director, and Chairside Assistant.
Amanda earned her AAS degree in 2007 from NYU College of Dentistry. Staying up to date on the newest dental techniques and developments in the dental hygiene field is extremely important to Amanda. In 2012, she continued her education at the Fones School of Dental Hygiene of the University of Bridgeport with a Bachelor of Science degree. She joined our team in 2013. She provides excellent preventive care for patients of all ages. Amanda proactively addresses periodontal issues with a gentle hand and pleasant chair side manner.
Margarita (Maggie) joined our team in 2017. She earned her B.S. degree in 2011 from St. Johns University. She graduated Hostos Community College Dental Hygiene Program in 2016.
She began working in private practice and plans on earning a Master’s Degree and advancing to become an educator. During her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family. She enjoys playing with her 1 ½ year old niece.
Maggie also volunteers during her free time by cooking for the homeless as well as other Outreach Programs. Maggie teaches Religious Education on Sundays.
I have been working for Dr Toccafondi for 21 years as a dental assistant, and receptionist. I also work as a teacher’s aid working with kindergarten age children in Edgemont School District. I love working with people!
Kathy is married and has 5 kids.
Rocio (Rosie) joined the practice in 2014 and is a Dental Assistant and is the Office Sterilization and Equipment Coordinator. Rosie is dedicated to making her patients as comfortable as possible. Her favorite part of her job she says is “watching the doctor make a same day crown with the CEREC machine and watching the patient leave happy.”
Rosie is a newlywed and loves kids. She enjoys spending time with family including her niece and nephews. In her spare time she loves to draw.