Our dentists, Dr. Robert Emilio, Dr. Diana Cardona, Dr. Marla Daniels and Dr. Collisha Swanson, are supported by a fantastic team of dental hygienists and assistants. They help our dentists during your appointment in Norwalk, Connecticut, will gently and thoroughly clean your teeth and they can even give you some pointers on brushing and flossing! You can learn more about them below, and you can call 203-866-7164 to set up your appointment.

Our team believes that hygienists play an important role in the success of a dental practice by building strong relationships with the patients, providing awareness about periodontal health and educating patients about oral health and home care.

Clinical team

Clinical team photo

Hygiene team

Hygiene team photo


JacintaJacinta – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jacinta has been a part of Dr. Emilio’s team since the beginning. She hails from Ireland and when she speaks, she puts you right at ease. Jacinta loves helping her patients get and maintain great oral health.


ValVal – Registered Dental Hygienist
Val joined our office in 2002 and received her education at the University of Bridgeport Fones School of Dental Hygiene. She loves working with our patients!


AnaAna – Registered Dental Hygienist
Ana is a graduate of the University of Bridgeport Fones School of Dental Hygiene and became a part of our office in January 2009. She loves her patients, our team and the family atmosphere at our office.


PaigePaige – Registered Dental Hygienist
Paige has been with our team since 2011 and is a 2010 graduate of the University of Bridgeport Fones School of Dental Hygiene.


JanetteJanette – Registered Dental Hygienist
Janette joined our team in 2013 and enjoys the feeling of family at our office. She appreciates her great coworkers and nice patients.


HeatherHeather – Registered Dental Hygienist
Heather has been with us since 2018, and our patients just love her. She quickly became part of the team and is wonderful with her patients. Heather has a great smile, and her patients love how she explains what they need to do to keep their smile healthy.


NykolNykol – Registered Dental Hygienist
Nykol is a 2009 graduate of the University of Bridgeport Fones School of Dental Hygiene and has been with us since June 2019. She always provides friendly, compassionate, understanding and thorough care to all of her patients.


JennJennifer – Certified Dental Assistant
Jenn has been with Dr. Emilio for over 13 years. She has a wonderful way with patients, and makes you feel comfortable while getting work done.


KiaShakia – Certified Dental Assistant
Kia has been with us for over 6 years. She was hired to cover Jennifer during maternity leave, and we just kept her on!


Ada – Certified Dental Assistant
Ada loves coming to work at our office because she loves being able to help others.


BriiBrii – Certified Dental Assistant
Brii is new to our office, and we are so excited to have her onboard.