Our Staff

Our Hygienists

John Politz

John - Dental Hygienist

John graduated from Tunxis Community College in 1995 and has been with the Avon Dental Group since 1996. He lives in Avon with his wife, Lisa. They have four children, Jordan, Sierra, Marlon, Jack and one grand daughter, Payton Ray! He deployed to Afghanistan with the Connecticut National Guard in 2006. He’s a life-long student of Theology. John and Lisa enjoy gardening and coffee dates most weekends.


Stacie - Dental Hygienist

Stacie has been part of the Avon Dental group since 2020. She graduated from Tunxis Community College in 2010 with an associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene. Prior to becoming a Dental Hygienist She was a dental assistant for thirteen years where she found her passion for the dental field. Stacie strives to make her patients feel as comfortable as possible by having a relaxing, caring, and friendly demeanor. She particularly enjoys the challenge of helping ease anxiety many patients bring to the chair. Stacie’s goal for each patient is to make their dental experience comfortable, educational and pleasant.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughters and family.


Lorrie - Dental Hygienist

With a career spanning back to 1997, Lorrie has dedicated a professional life to the dental field. In 2006, She proudly earned the title of Dental Hygienist, showcasing my commitment to oral health and patient care. Beyond her professional endeavors, she finds fulfillment in giving back to the community. Volunteering with the Connecticut Mission of Mercy reflects her passion for providing dental care to those in need, emphasizing the importance of accessible healthcare.

Away from the dental office, she embraces an active lifestyle. Running has become a personal pursuit, symbolizing my determination and endurance both in and out of the workplace. Additionally, she extends her dedication to community service as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in my local town. This role allows her to contribute directly to the well-being of her community, emphasizing her commitment to making a positive impact beyond the dental chair.

Her multifaceted experiences in dentistry, coupled with her commitment to community service and love for an active lifestyle, define her professional and personal journey. She is passionate about promoting oral health, making a difference in the lives of others.


Briana - Dental Hygienist

Briana graduated MCPHS University in 2019 through the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene. She lived in Boston, MA, for three years during college but has since moved back to CT to be closer to family. When not in the dental office, she enjoys running, reading, and spending quality time with her boyfriend and their beloved cat, Teddy. She is a huge UConn Huskies and Dallas Cowboys fan, always watching sports in her free time. Patient comfort is her top priority, making your dental experience as pleasant as possible.


Kaylee - Dental Hygienist

Kaylee is a Registered Dental Hygienist, graduated from Tunxis Community College in 2021. With experience as a dental assistant, knowledge in periodontology, and speaking Italian, Kaylee is always ready to take on new challenges. Outside of work, she's passionate about fitness and well being, hitting the gym and exploring new places. She believes in the tradition of “New Year, New Country” and loves to celebrate the new year in a different country.

Heidi Kingsley

Jessica - Dental Hygienist

Jessica is a dedicated dental hygienist who is passionate about promoting oral health. She believes in the vital connection between oral and systemic well-being and takes pride in offering personalized recommendations, encouraging individuals to take control of their oral health.

Beyond the dental office, she finds joy in exploring the world through travel and hiking adventures with her husband and beloved husky companion.

Our Dental Assistants


Kait - Lead Dental Assistant

Kait Colby has been with Avon Dental Group since June 2020. She is a dedicated Lead Dental Assistant with over seven years experience in the field of dentistry. As the Lead Dental assistant she plays a vital role in providing top notch patient care. Kaits passion for Dentistry led her to attend the American Institute in West Hartford, where she Graduated in 2017 and gained comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in dental assisting. In addition to her role at Avon Dental group, She actively volunteers for the mission of mercy dental clinic each year and is committed to giving back to the community and providing dental care for those in need. In her free time she enjoys hiking, going to the beach and being outside with her Husband and Dog Finn.


Megan - Dental Assistant

Megan is a dedicated dental assistant with 8 years of experience. She is originally from Tennessee. She has a passion for helping others, and always wears a smile. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her maine coon cat, Ben.


Jodie - Dental Assistant

Jodie Stewart is a wife and proud mother of 4 amazing human beings. She has been a dental assistant for 20 years exploring many facets of the dental field. She worked in pediatrics and orthodontics for 12 years of her dental career. Although she thoroughly enjoyed and loved working with the children Jodie felt adults needed and deserved the same tender loving care while going to the dentist. Jodie is very social and enjoys people. She hopes to make every person’s dental visits as comfortable as possible one patient at a time.


Kendra - Dental Assistant

My name is Kendra, a seasoned dental assistant with a passion for creating smiles and building lasting connections with our patients. With five years of hands-on experience in the dental field, Kendra comes to the practice with a strong family background, and treats patients as if they were her family too. She likes to create a warm and welcoming environment, with her outgoing and robust personality. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her daughter, and sister.

Our Office Staff


Krystal - Treatment Coordinator

With seven years of dedicated service as a Treatment Coordinator in the dynamic world of dental care, Krystal has been the smiling face and guiding hand for countless patients seeking optimal oral health. Known for her expertise in coordinating treatments and ensuring a seamless patient experience. Beyond the dental realm, Krystal extends their passion for making a positive impact on the community. As a devoted supporter of Connecticut state-wide legal services. Off-duty, you'll find Krystal exploring the world in more ways than one. As an avid hiker, who embraces the great outdoors, conquering trails and immersing herself in the beauty of nature. But it's not just about the rugged paths – is also a shoe fashionista. In the grand tapestry of life, Krystal weaves together the threads of dental expertise, legal advocacy, outdoor adventures, fashion finesse, and a heart full of love for animals and family. A multifaceted individual making a positive impact on both smiles and lives.


Katy - Front Desk Receptionist

Katy is one of newer team members. She is new to the dental field and starting to get some background knowledge on insurance, appointments and procedures for her long term goal. She aspires to be a dental hygienist one day, this is something she is very passionate about.You may see her when you first come in for a visit, she is always welcoming our patients with a warm and bright smile, just to make patient’s days just a little bit brighter. Some background on Katy, she spent her high school years as a competitive musician, Girl Scout, and avid reader. Now she is looking to start her career in dentistry. While still holding onto her hobbies.