Meet Our Team
Get to Know the Smiling Faces of our Practice
Emily Negron – Administrative Assistant
Emily has been working as our Administrative Assistant for over ten years. You’ll find her answering the phones, scheduling patients, and being a patient advocate by helping them get the care they need to fit with their lifestyle, time, budget, and insurance. She loves working with patients, and really loves how attentive and detailed Dr. Patel is with every patient.
Outside of work, Emily loves spending time with her family, including her husband and their daughter, along with her mother and sisters. They’re often found bike riding, shopping, or listening to music.
Madina Sattarova – Dental Hygienist
Madina came to our practice after receiving her education at New York City College of Technology. As a Dawson Academy trained Dental Hygienist, she is here to provide education and awareness for patients as she performs their hygiene treatment. She loves seeing the improvements and results of proper dental care in her patients. After having several dental issues as a child, including issues with grinding and needing root canal therapy, she developed a passion for helping others to prevent these dental-related issues through proper guidance and education. Madina understands and actively practices complete care and a preventive approach to dentistry.
Outside of work, Madina loves spending time with family and friends, including her mom and her son. She also is a prolific reader, and loves listening to music.
Nimmi – Dental Assistant
Nimmi received her training at the Dental College of India before coming over to the US. She is here to assist Dr. Patel with all procedures, as well as set up of the operatory, taking patient x-rays, and the sterilization of all equipment. She loves being able to create a relationship with the patients where she can provide physical and emotional support while they’re achieving their beautiful smiles.
Outside of work, Nimmi loves gardening, baking, and spending time with family and friends. She’s also taking continuing education courses and seeking to obtain her RDA license. Nimmi provides empathy to all of our patients ensuring their comfort at all times. She also has a passion for learning so she can continue to provide patients with the best, most up-to-date care possible.