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Our Staff

Kathy Horton

Business Assistant
Certified Dental Assistant
Kathy began working with Dr. Salcetti in 1996. She is a New York State licensed dental assistant with over 30 years of experience both in the clinical and business realm. She has her degree in business and has completed her Dental Assisting National Boards to become a Certified Dental Assistant with expanded duties. She is OSHA and CPR certified and exceeds the yearly requirement for continuing education. Kathy has lived in the Wappingers Falls area for the past twenty years, and is married with 3 children.

Christina Landers

Business Assistant
Christina began working with Dr. Salcetti in December 2013. She has a BS in Imaging Science and a MS in Microelectronics. She worked as an engineer for 11 years then made a shift to run her own Technology Education business. She is CPR certified. Christina has lived in Fishkill for over 20 years with her husband and their 2 boys.

Michelle Marmo

Registered Dental Hygienist
Michelle is a graduate of Orange County Community College has been practicing dental hygiene for over 30 years. She began her career working in a specialty office. She brings broad experience to our patients working the last decade as an independent contractor in many different offices. Her skill and training, commitment to continuing education, and CPR certification makes her an ideal partner with Donna for our patients. Michelle lives in Poughkeepsie and has two sons. Her interests and hobbies include wedding planning, floral design, interior decorating and sports!

Patti Maragliano

Registered Dental Hygienist

Upload: September 28, 2016Patti is a dental hygienist with more than 20 years of experience. She started her career in Boston practicing dental hygiene and now shares her professional time between our office and teaching dental hygiene at SUNY Orange in Middletown, NY. Patti is a natural fit for our practice because she is passionate and committed to education and research in the dental hygiene field. Patti has obtained her Bachelor’s degree at the Forsyth School for Dental Hygiene and Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a very active mother of twin children.

Rupa Parikh

Certified Dental Assistant
Rupa began working for Dr. Salcetti in 1997. She is a National Board Certified, and New York State licensed Dental Assistant with expanded duties. She has 20 years of clinical experience, and she has also taught a Dental Assisting course for 2 years at the Dental Auxiliary Training Center at Vassar Hospital. She is certified in CPR, OSHA and Heartsaver First Aid. She exceeds the required hours of continuing education mandated each year. Rupa is married with two children and resides in Dutchess County.

Maggie Bastos

Certified Dental Assistant
Maggie Bastos has been working with Dr. Salcetti since 2006. She has over 10 years of clinical experience working for dentists in both Westchester and Dutchess County. She is CPR and OSHA certified.

She has completed course work in Esthetic/Cosmetic Design and Treatment Planning with the Las Vegas Institute. Maggie lives in Poughkeepsie and has 3 sons.

Dental Laboratories

Dr. Salcetti utilizes dental laboratories and technicians that are considered the best in the industry. Her lab technicians are committed to excellence and are always available to assist in designing a prosthesis based on their years of mastery with the technology and materials available. They want for you to love your teeth and smile as much as we do.


Kathy does an outstanding job trying to accommodate your busy schedules when setting up or changing appointments. They are happy to advise and assist you with insurance matters. We hope you will find their happy, positive attitudes a welcome addition as they act as your advocates.

Upload: April 20, 2015Financing Options

Our office is committed to providing our patients with exceptional specialist care, and comfortable financial options, which we believe you will find to be of great assistance.

We accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, Discover & AMEX for your convenience. In addition, we offer financing through CareCredit.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us.

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