Our Staff

Staff

Our staff at Garces Dental is passionate about your health, comfort and happiness.


Lori Garris, RDH

DENTAL HYGIENIST Lori Garris  is dedicated to providing thorough comprehensive treatment for her patients and educating them on proper homecare. Lori graduated with honors from dental hygiene program at Delaware Technical and Community College in 2009. She enjoys getting to...

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Blerina Ramizi

DENTAL ASSISTANT Blerina Ramizi is our head Dental Assistant, who is responsible for assisting the dentists for all of the dental procedures and running the sterilization area for instrument circulation. Blerina acquired her Dental Assistant Certification from Delaware Valley Academy...

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Rebekah Bartow, RDH, BS

DENTAL HYGIENIST A local native of Wilmington Delaware, Rebekah graduated from Delaware Technical and Community College in 2009 and earned her Bachelor’s Degree from University of Maryland in 2010. She joined the team at Garces Dental Group the same year...

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Letty Papantonis

DENTAL HYGIENIST My name is Letty Papantonis, originally from Guatemala, married to Dimitrios, originally from Greece. We have two children, Giorgo & Marketie. Giorgo is married to Malena and Marketie is single. I love teeth!, helping people with their dental...

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Kate Dembowski

DENTAL ASSISTANT Kate has been a Dental Assistant with Garces Dental Group since July 2012. She is a graduate of Sanford-Brown Institute with 12 years experience in General Dentistry as well as Oral Surgery. Kate holds certification in both Radiology...

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Malena Montenegro Santos

FRONT DESK Born in a family of musicians Malena spent her  childhood in an environment full of Latin jazz, pop and rock, either listening to rehearsals, filming concerts or hanging out in the backstage. She has had a number of...

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Pat Ochonicki

ADMINISTRATION You may not always see me, but I work behind the scenes to help patients navigate their dental insurance and  maximize the benefits offered by your employer. I am always available to assist in helping you understand your treatment...

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