Our Team

Dr. Christopher Maestro

Our team combines advanced dentistry and wellness principles with a gentle, friendly style that will make you and your family more comfortable than you have ever thought possible.

The practice’s comforting atmosphere and its warm, inviting team members come together to make you feel right at home.  Dr. Maestro’s training in health and wellness, aesthetic and restorative dentistry, implant tooth replacement, and sleep apnea therapy helps to ensure that you’ll have the opportunity to be a healthier version of you.

Best of all Dr. Maestro takes the time to get to know you one-on-one, helping him to better understand your goals for your health and smile and to more personally assist you in making informed choices about your health and oral care.

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Erin Patient Coordinator

Erin, the newest member of our team, joins us as our patient service coordinator.

After spending over 20 years in retail, Erin decided to take her exceptional management, business and customer service skills and bring them to Maestro Dental Wellness. Erin has a passion for learning about dentistry and avidly attends classes and seminars with our team to expand her knowledge and to better serve our patients. Taking every opportunity she can to observe Dr. Maestro and the rest of our team, Erin has gained the knowledge and experience to accurately communicate with patients about the benefits of exceptional oral health and overall wellness.

“I truly feel at home at Maestro Dental Wellness and I do everything I can to make sure our patients feel the same comfort. These past few years have allowed me to personally get to know our patients. I enjoy conversing with them and making sure that they have an exceptional experience with us.”

After relocating a few times, Erin, her husband and two daughters, now reside in Guilderland. In her spare time, Erin enjoys being with her family, supporting MDA, and watching her daughter play basketball. She cherishes her time with her family.

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Cherie Registered Dental Hygienist

Cherie has been an integral part of our team at Maestro Dental Wellness since 1994. Born and raised in the Capital District, Cherie is a graduate of Shenendehowa High School. She earned her A.A.S degree in Dental Hygiene at Hudson Valley Community College and then continued her education, becoming certified and licensed to administer local anesthesia as well as nitrous oxide analgesia.

It was Cherie’s desire to help others and provide the kind of care that builds a trusting relationship that drove her to become a Dental Hygienist. “What I love
most about what I do is the ability to partner with my patients in improving their oral health as well as their overall wellness. I am passionate about educating and
assisting my patients in any way that I can to help them achieve a healthy smile in addition to a healthy lifestyle.”

Cherie travels widely with her team to attend advanced continuing education and keep current with the latest scientific advancements in Dentistry. “It is by
keeping current that I can continue to bring the latest proven options for prevention and health to our patients.”

Cherie resides in Burnt Hills and has a teenage daughter Hannah. She and Hannah enjoy spending weekends at Lake George with friends and family, boating, skiing, hiking and enjoying the outdoors.

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Kara Registered Dental Hygienist

Kara joined our team at Maestro Dental Wellness in November 2005. Kara prides herself on her compassion for and her understanding of our patients’ need for comfort and information. One of her biggest accomplishments comes in allaying the fears patients so often come to our practice with.

“When our patients come to enjoy their experiences at our practice, actually feeling calm and relaxed, I know we have made great strides to improve their oral and general health.”

“Modern dentistry and cleanings do not need to be feared.”

Kara graduated from Hudson Valley community college and was awarded the Marilyn LaBrie faculty award for her clinical skills, a selective award granted to only one student per graduating class. Kara has furthered her skills by becoming certified in the administration of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide analgesia so that she may make patient visits even more comfortable. Kara keeps current with modern treatment methods and technological advancements by attending numerous continuing education courses with her team. Her most recent education coursework comes in the field of overall wellness assessment and the negative effect of inflammation on the body and its systems. She is inspired to help every patient achieve overall wellness.

Kara came to our practice having worn may hats in the practice of dentistry. Before becoming a dental hygienist she worked as an office administrator with a focus on dental insurance and then as a clinical dental assistant.

Kara enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and grandson. In her free time you’re likely to find her with her family, camping at Lake George.

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Nancy NYS Certified Licensed Dental Assistant

Nancy is thrilled to be a member of the Maestro Dental Wellness team. She joined our practice in 1998 and has over 19 years experience in dentistry. She is a lifelong resident of the Capital Region, living most of those years in Loudonville. Nancy is a graduate of the Monroe Community College Dental Assisting Program, Certified with the Dental Assisting National Board, and is a NYS Licensed Dental Assistant. She has completed the Dental Assisting program at the prestigious Pankey Institute in Florida and also holds a Certificate in Radiology from Tuft’s University in Boston.

Nancy is passionate about her work and is dedicated to keeping up with the latest developments and techniques. She works diligently to stay abreast of these advances by attending continuing education courses and workshops with the rest of the team. “My goal is to keep our patients comfortable and relaxed in a welcoming atmosphere where they can feel confident, knowing they are receiving the finest dental care possible. Our focus is the general well being of each of our patients.”

Nancy lives in Loudonville with her husband and her yellow Labrador Retriever. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and
pursuing her passion for animals and animal advocacy. Nancy also enjoys running and has completed nine marathons and many half marathons throughout the USA.

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Testimonial

  • Dr. Maestro and his staff are professional, skilled, and personable. Everytime I come here it's like coming home.

    Martha
    Martha

    - Albany, NY

  • My teeth are brighter, my mouth feels great. I smile a little bit more, with more confidence.

    Mark
    Mark

    - Delmar, NY

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