About our office

A beautiful and healthy smile is an essential aspect of life. Our dental practice is dedicated to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile, creating a balance between function and aesthetics. We believe that when you are able to smile with confidence, you will present your best self to the world. Welcome to Avon Village Family Dentistry! Our dental practice has been providing superior dental care to families in the Greater Hartford area and beyond for more than thirty years. ...Read More

Meet our team

Lauren Mentasti, DMD, MPH Read Bio

Dr. Mentasti is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and a graduate of the UCONN undergraduate program with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. During her time as a college and dental student, she was very involved in dental public health research. With a particular focus on access to care, Dr. Mentasti published a number of articles and served as editor for a document commissioned by the State Department of Public Health. This work served as the basis...Read More

Ann M Sagalyn, DMD Read Bio

Dr. Sagalyn is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and a residency program in Family Dentistry at the University of Connecticut. She has been practicing general dentistry in Avon for over thirty years. Dr. Sagalyn was an instructor at the UCONN Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Program for fifteen years. Currently, she participates as a mentor for the dental school and invites students into the office for shadowing experiences. Dr. Sagalyn resides in Wes...Read More

Samantha Weston, DMD Read Bio

Dr. Weston recently joined our practice. She is an excellent addition to our staff, bringing warmth, excitement, knowledge, and new energy to our practice. Dr. Weston is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. She has a passion for general dentistry with a special focus on restorative and esthetic procedures. During dental school, Dr. Weston participated in a service trip to the Galapagos Islands where she helped provide much needed dental care to the reside...Read More

Jennifer Mello Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Jen is a 1991 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree. She has been a Dental Hygienist for over 25 years, and at our practice since 2010. Jen likes running, relaxing on the beach, and spending time with her family. Jen lives in Litchfield with her husband Rob, and their two boys Carson and Payton.

Kerry Albin Dental Hygienist Read Bio

Kerry is a dental hygienist who works in our office 3 days a week. She resides in Middletown with her two children Zachary and Zoey.

Stacey Masiulis Dental Hygienist
Chelsea Mesloh Dental Hygienist
Mirka Skiba Dental Assistant Read Bio

Our Dental Assistant, Mirka has been with us since 2011 and speaks Polish fluently. She currently resides in Plainville with her husband Andrew, they have two boys.

Angela Branford Dental Assistant Read Bio

Angela, one of our Dental Assistants was born in Jamaica where she still has family. Angela has been at Avon Village Family Dentistry since 2008 and resides in Hartford with husband Wesley and their children.

Megan Holmes Dental Assistant
Laura Doll Dental Assistant
Nick Consonni Office Manager Read Bio

Office Manager, Nick has been with us since 2010. He resides in Bristol and is always happy to answer all your billing and insurance questions.

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Services we provide

At AVON VILLAGE FMLY DNTSTRY we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

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We offer a number of convenient payment options for our patients which make it easy to afford any care you may need.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish