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At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Toni Marie Ceffalo

Regional Manager and Senior VP of Marketing


Toni officially began her career in 2007 as a dental assistant for Leicester Dental Associates. Growing up with her mother employed by Dr. Millette, Toni has been learning about the dental field since she was only 3 years old. After many visits to the practice and “Bring Your Daughter to Work” days, Toni’s love for dentistry grew into a passion toward the growing the business into a company that provides exceptional dental care to all of its patients through innovative technology and extensive staff education. Toni holds a certification in E4D CAD/CAM design and fabrication, Obstructive Sleep Airway (O.S.A.C), radiology, CPR, first aid, and is a licensed dental assistant by the state of Massachusetts. She is a graduate of Worcester State University, holding a bachelor's degree in psychology. She is currently attending WSU, studying toward a second bachelors degree in business to achieve a masters degree marketing. Toni is also a member of AADOM, the American Association of Dental Office Managers.

Toni is currently stationed within the Leicester and Boylston locations, acting as Location Leader.

Jennifer Ferguson

Senior VP of Human Resources


Jennifer began her journey with the Innovate Dental team as the office manager of Boylston Dental Associates. Beginning her career with BDA in 2004, Jen continued to fulfill her role following the acquisition of the location in 2013. As the future of Innovate Dental was composed, she was appointed Senior VP of Human Resources in 2016. Jen works directly with the staff and corporate team aiding in all HR needs, HIPPA/OSHA compliance, infection control protocols, certifications and work place safety. She holds certifications in medical coding and billing, Obstructive Sleep Airway (O.S.A.C), OSHA, infection control, as well as small engine repair. She is also a member of AADOM, the American Association of Dental Office Managers. When asked what her favorite part of her job is, she stated "the relationships I have built with our patients and getting to know the new patients that we welcome into our practice." When she isn't at work, Jen enjoys spending her time with her husband of 13 years, their kids and grandchildren. She also loves to travel, renovate old homes, yard work and hopes to own a tractor some day.

Jennifer is currently stationed within the Shrewsbury location, acting as Location Leader.


Barbara Blaney

Insurance Coordinator


Barbara has been with the BDA team since 2015. She has earned a A.S. in office administration and is certified in Obstructive Sleep Airway (O.S.A.C), OSHA, infection control, and CPR. When asked, Barbara stated that "the best part of my job is that I get to help someone every day. Whether it's helping patients to understand their insurance benefits, filling out paperwork or just listening." Barbara loves the summer and spends most of her weekends at the beach enjoying the sun, sand and surf with her friends and family. She also enjoys snorkeling, zip lining, walking or curling up with a good book.

Andrea Kaufman, RDH

Hygienist


Andrea has been a member of the BDA staff since 2002. She holds certifications in Obstructive Sleep Airway (O.S.A.C), dental assisting, radiology, CPR, OSHA, infection control, first aid and is a registered dental hygienist with a license in local anesthesia. Andrea loves the satisfaction of helping her patients improve their oral hygiene and hopes that she makes a difference in their lives. When she isn't educating her patients on their oral health, Andrea enjoys knitting, baking, reading and cycling. She also spends a lot of her time on motorcycle rides with her boyfriend in the warmer months.

Christina Mitsis, RDH



Karolina Biedrzycka

Dental Assistant


Karolina has been a dental assistant with the VDG team since 2016. She is originally from Poland and has been living in the States since 2012. She holds certifications in CPR, Radiology, OSHA, Infection Control, and is licensed by the state of Massachusetts. When asked what she loves about her job Karolina replied “helping patients achieve a sparkling smile”. She enjoys weekend getaways and spends her free time with her corgi, her friends and her family. 

Lori Charpentier

Dental Assistant


Lori has been a member of LDA since 2014. She holds certifications in Obstructive Sleep Airway (O.S.A.C), radiology, OSHA, infection control, CPR, and is licensed by the state of Massachusetts. Lori is grateful to be working along side a caring, easy going and knowledgeable dentist as well as a pleasant and hardworking staff. Outside of work, she enjoys spending her time with family and friends.

Lisa Johnson

Dental Assistant


Lisa is new to the dental field, becoming a member of the LDA family in 2014. She holds certifications in Obstructive Sleep Airway (O.S.A.C), CPR, radiology, OSHA, infection control, and is licensed by the state of Massachusetts. Lisa likes to spend her free time outside, lounging by the pool, running, golfing or skiing, and being with her family and friends. Lisa takes joy in helping her patients feel at ease while in the dental chair, stating "it is such a good feeling when you can help people love their smile".

Danielle Marinin, CDA

Dental Assistant


Danielle has been a dental assistant at LDA since 2013. She holds certifications in dental assisting, Obstructive Sleep Airway (O.S.A.C), radiology, CPR, OSHA, infection control, first aid and is also licensed by the state of Massachusetts. Danielle's favorite part of her job is helping patients achieve the smile that they have always wanted as well as working with a great group of people. When she isn't in the office, Danielle is usually at the barn, spending time with her horse, riding and training others. She also loves spending her time with her husband, son and family.