Front Desk Staff
Dana has been scheduling dental appointments for 18 years. In addition to working for Matus Family Dentistry, Dana also works at one of our favorite radio stations Lite 100.5 WRCH as a producer and radio host. She grew up in New Britain and currently lives in Bristol with her cat, Diane. She loves to cook and is always up for talking recipes! She is in the office Monday-Friday and is happy to help with any scheduling needs.
Gina was born and raised in New Britain and is one of our front desk staff. She has been employed by the practice since 2014 and assists Dana and Elaine with administrative tasks. Gina graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a bachelors degree in Sociology and is currently pursuing the dental hygiene degree from Tunxis Community College. In her spare time, she loves to travel, spend time with her friends and family, and take trips to the beach.
Kathy has been a dental assistant for over 15 years and has worked in our office since 2003. Kathy received her training at the Dental Careers Institute. She is very knowledgeable about dental procedures and is happy to answer questions for our patients.
Anya has been a dental assistant for over 18 years. She loves working with both Dr. Matus and Dr. Tosatti because of the friendly environment and has been with our office for almost 4 years. She enjoys working with patients and does her best to make them feel comfortable so they can leave with a big, happy smile. She currently lives in West Hartford with her husband and two daughters. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling and her new hobby of making glass mosaics.
Christine has been a certified dental assistant for over 15 years. She graduated from Tunxis Community College in 2003 with a certificate in dental assisting. She has worked in both small and large practices and enjoys the cosmetic aspect of dentistry best. She resides in Berlin with her husband and enjoys spending time at home entertaining others and enjoying her rescue pup, Bella.
Kristin received her training at the University of New Haven and has been with the practice since 1998. She does her best to make her patients feel comfortable and relaxed during their treatment. She is happy to answer any questions that patients may have about their dental health.
Stacey began her career as a dental hygienist in 2005 after graduating from the Tunxis Community College dental hygiene program. After 13 years in the field, she has come to consider her patients like family. She currently lives in West Hartford with her husband, two children and their cat, Lucky. She loves talking about music and recipes and is a great source of information if you have questions or concerns about your dental health.
Rita graduated from the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport and has been practicing for 37 years. She lives in Bristol with her husband. They have two children, both married and living in CT. Her patients, who she has gotten to know over the 37 years, are like a second family to Rita. She enjoys getting to know them and their families, exchanging stories as their children have grown, swapping recipes and many laughs. Her greatest reward with her profession is helping a patient overcome their dental fears and totally relaxing as she gives them the best treatment. She feels fulfilled when they leave with a smile and look forward to their next appointment. Her hobbies include reading, crafts, scrapbooking and baking.
Vicki has been in the dental field for over 24 years. She graduated from Tunxis Community College in 1998 with an associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene. She practiced as a dental assistant prior to going to hygiene school. She loves helping patients achieve their optimum dental health. Outside of work, she loves to spend time with her husband, son and daughter. She also loves spending time with her furbabies: Marley, her Great Pyrenees; Maggie, her English Bulldog and her two cats Jojo and Jax.
Penny has been a practicing dental hygienist since 2008 after graduating from Tunxis Community College. She has worked in our office since 2011. She resides in Berlin with her husband and two daughters. Penny is also fluent in Greek.
Jasmin has been a dental hygienist and worked for our office since 2014. She speaks Spanish fluently and will assist patients with any questions they might have.