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Dr Chris Pateras Read Bio

Let me tell you a little about myself. My parents were immigrants from Greece and eventually our family settled in Camillus where I was raised. I am a graduate of University of Buffalo School of Dentistry where I received my Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. I have a diverse and, for a dentist, unexpected background. I earned a B.S. in Ceramic Engineering from Alfred University and worked as an engineer prior to dental school. Following dental school I attended a post-doctoral program and recei...Read More

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Karen Santy, Office Manager Office Manager Read Bio

As Office Manager at Today’s Dentistry, I oversee all aspects of our dental practice. And though I wear many hats on a daily basis, my main focus is making sure that our patients are comfortable and receive the best care possible. After your initial visit with Dr Pateras, I am always available to assist you with all of your financial needs and questions. This may include setting up financial arrangements that will work within your budget. It is my goal to have you leave our office with a complet...Read More

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Gerianne Mankowski, RDH Front Office Administrator, Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

The first 8 years of my dental career were spent as a Registered Dental Assistant. I then decided to further my education and became a Registered Dental Hygienist. I happily practiced Dental Hygiene for almost 30 years when an accident sidelined my career. I have taken that opportunity to relocate from Southern California to Liverpool so that I can live near my son and grandson. I have been fortunate to have found a wonderful front desk position, at Today’s Dentistry, that allows me to use...Read More

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Megan Howe, RDH Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

I was raised in Norwood NY and then moved on to obtain my dental hygiene degree from Broome Community College in Binghamton NY. I graduated and spent the first part of my career working in a dental clinic focusing on providing quality dental care to low income families. I then joined that team at Today’s Dentistry and am very thankful for both the patients and fellow coworker that I have come to know and love. Dr Pateras is focused on providing high quality dental care that is specialized t...Read More

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Erin Ponticello, RDH Registered Dental Hygienist Read Bio

I was born and raised in Cicero, NY and currently reside in Clay. The dental field is one that I fell into and am very happy to have found myself in this career. I first attended SUNY Oneonta where I earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics. While in college, I worked as a dental assistant and a year before graduating from Oneonta, I decided that the dental field was where I wanted to be. The decision let me to SUNY Canton’s Dental Hygiene Program. I enjoy helping to brighten a patients ...Read More

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Jenn Pietricola Dental Assistant Read Bio

I have worked in the dental field for 10 years. I started out doing administrative duties for dental offices including Today’s Dentistry. While working for Dr. Pateras I was presented with an opportunity to expand my dental knowledge and learn the clinical side of things as a dental assistant. Over the course of time I have developed a true passion for dentistry that has encouraged me to start on a journey to becoming a dentist. Everyday at Today’s Dentistry I am committed to helping our patient...Read More

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Kristina Gilman, CDA Certified Dental Assistant Read Bio

I became a Certified Dental Assistant a little over 2 years and although I am fairly new to it all, I am a quick learner and very happy with my career choice. It puts a smile on my face knowing that I am able to work with new smiling faces every day. It is my job to assist Dr. Pateras through each appointment while making sure our patients are comfortable and at ease. I work hard at that every day. I love what I do and enjoy working with all of the members of our team! I plan to keep mo...Read More

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At Today's Dentistry - Dr. Chris Pateras 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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