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Dr. Amit V. Desai & Dr. Samantha Genovese

General Dentistry featuring Cosmetic & Restorative Treatment

435 Highland Ave., Suite 210
Cheshire, CT


Fax: 203-272-8882

[email protected]

Dental Assistants

Giselle - . Giselle became part of the Advanced Dentistry Assisting Team in April of 2009. She attended Eli Whitney Technical School where she earned her Certification in Dental Assisting. She also attended Southern CT State University for a business degree. 

Giselle has lived in Cheshire with her husband of 32 years, Elliot and their three children Joseph (30), Alyssa (26) and Jarred (17) and Payton, their family Yorkie dog that they adore. Her greatest treasure is spending time with her children and watching them grow into responsible, caring individuals. She also enjoys exercising, cooking Italian foods, refurbishing vintage furniture and loves traveling to Florida.

Ada - Joined our team in 2015 and has 10 years of experience as a dental assistant. Ada graduated from Valley Medical Institute in 2010 and is very dedicated to her profession.

She enjoys making patients feel at ease with their dental treatment and has been a great addition to our family. Ada resides in Watertown with her fiancé Colin. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, exercising, gardening and trying new restaurants that cater to her vegetarian life style.

Tina - Tina is a graduate of Briarwood College and University of Bridgeport. Tina has been assisting ever since she can remember. Tina has worked in multiple dental offices but has found her home and family at Advanced Dentistry.

In her spare time, Tina enjoys traveling with her husband Aldo to Rhode Island to explore many seafood restaurants. If she is not going to Rhode Island, she is off to Italy to visit her family and favorite place in the world. Tina values the time she spends with her children and family. When you meet Tina feel free to ask her about her favorite restaurants and place to travel.

Melissa - Joined our team in April of 2018. She attended Porter and Chester in Branford, where she graduated with her certificate in Dental Assisting in 2015. Melissa resides in Hamden with her boyfriend, Mikey. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors with her family, friends and two dogs (Niño & Luna). She also enjoys scenic photography.