Meet the Team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

 

Katie Grant

RDH, Receptionist

Katie is a registered dental hygienist who also happens to work diligently at the front desk! She is passionate about helping our patients however she can, whether it be financially or dentally related, with the highest standard of care. She is a cum laude graduate of the Fones School of Dental Hygiene.

Katie loves music and spends most of her free time enjoying live music events. After all, she was the driving force behind the fabulous Sonos™ radio system set up in our practice! She has a pug named Theodore and a cat named Buffy, and can talk about them for hours. Just ask! She loves to hula hoop, and has spent years learning various hoop-related tricks!

Kimberly Percivalle

Registered Dental Hygeneist

Kim has been a registered dental hygienist with Dr. Rudolph for more than 25 years. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Bridgeport’s Fones School of Dental Hygiene in 1991. She has been a valuable member of Dr. Rudolph’s team ever since. In 2005, Kim was among the first in her field in the state of Connecticut to become local anesthesia-certified. She is dedicated to guiding her patients gently to optimum oral hygiene care and maintenance to ensure long-term dental health.

In her free time, Kim enjoys teaching dance, exercising, and spending time with her husband and three children.

Lea Massaro

Registered Dental Hygeneist

Lea has been in the dental field for more than 30 years. She previously practiced 15 years as an orthodontic and pediatric dental assistant. She attended the University of Bridgeport’s Fones School of Dental Hygiene and graduated cum laude in 1991. In 2005, she became local anesthesia-certified. Lea joined Dr. Rudolph in 1994 and has been dedicated to making dental cleanings a comfortable, educational, and fun experience for children as well as adults.

In her spare time, Lea enjoys being with her grandchildren, sewing, gardening, and carpentry.

Awilda Jimenez

Dental Assistant

Awilda has been Dr. Rudolph’s dental assistant for more than ten years. She has extensive experience in the field of cosmetic dentistry and has worked diligently in a pediatric office as well. Her warm personality and smile are among her defining characteristics, as well as her impressive memory for the small details! She received her expanded functions dental assisting degree from the National College of Puerto Rico in 1997. Awilda is bilingual in English and Spanish.

In her free time, she loves to watch movies, read, and spend time with her three children.

Mondel Teka

Dental Assistant

Mondel is our newest addition to our dental family, and we are lucky to have her! She emigrated from the beautiful Caribbean island of Grenada 20 years ago. She now resides with her wonderful family in Trumbull. She graduated from Valley Medical School with her degree in dental assisting eight years ago. Mondel is very passionate about the field of dentistry as a whole, because it allows her to educate people on their oral health, and its relation to whole body wellness.

Mondel is a Christian and an avid member of the Black Rock Church, where she teaches Sunday school. In her free time, she likes to volunteer with the Bridgeport Rescue Mission and is a dedicated (and very skilled!) tennis player.

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