Our Care Team


Registered Dental Hygienist
Patti grew up on Long Island and received her degree from Hudson Valley Community College in upstate New York After receiving her degree, she moved up to Connecticut with her husband Lou. She worked for Dr. Gene Renz for 26 years, many of those part time while she raised 3 children. After his retirement, Patti was fortunate to join Dr. David and Dr. Judy Fales’ practice and is looking forward to her next adventure with Dr. Ruslan Maidans. In her spare time Patti enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves to be outside tending to her vegetable and flower gardens, as well as spending time hiking, kayaking, and relaxing at the beach with her husband.


Administrative Assistant
Alexandria Bear-Teazis was born and raised in Miami Florida. She attended the University of Florida 1976-1978 with a business certificate. She moved to Massachusetts in 1983 and opened a gymnastics school with her husband. For 25 years she was a business co-owner, office manager, program director, choreographer and coach while she continued her education. She was a professional member, and national safety certified by the United States Gymnastics Federation University Junior Olympic program. With passion and love for the sport through the years, she produced several State and New England champions. She now is a member of the professional team at Gold Star Dental office and looking to continue serving the clients with high professionalism and perfectionism.


Dental Assistant
Tabitha was born in New London, Connecticut. She lived there until her family moved to Norwich, Connecticut in her middle school years. She still resides in Norwich. Tabitha graduated High School from Norwich Free Academy in 1996. She started Dental Assisting School a year after graduating. She started her dental career when she was hired by Children's Dental Associates in 1998. In 2001 she was asked to join the practice of Drs David and Judy Fales (now Gold Star Dental). She became a Certified Dental Assistant in 2011. She and her husband have four sons. Her and her family enjoy hiking, camping and adventures with the boys. Tabitha in her spare time enjoys reading and listening to music.




  • Monday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Tuesday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Wednesday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Thursday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Friday CLOSED
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