Get to Know Your Family Dentist in Waltham, MA
Alyssa Settipani, LDA, Office Manager
Alyssa Settipani was born and raised in Charlestown, MA. She has an incredible passion for dentistry and is very outgoing with a calming personality making patients feel right at home. Her job is to both work as an Office Manager and make sure your dental visit is as pleasant as possible. She has worked in the dental field since 2013 and is a licensed dental assistant. In her spare time, Alyssa loves to spend time with her family and friends, going to the gym, and watching her favorite sports team, the Boston Bruins.
Jenniffer Guardado, LDA, Team Lead Dental Assistant
Jenniffer Guardado was born in El Salvador and raised in Waltham, MA. Jenn attended Boston Career Institute and is a licensed dental assistant. She is the head dental assistant in our practice and is responsible for assisting in clinical procedures while ensuring your visit is comfortable and warm. Jenn can be seen at community events representing NK Family Dentistry throughout the year. On her spare time, Jenn loves to go shopping and spend time with her friends and family.
Jessica Soto, LDA, Front Desk Coordinator
Jessica Soto was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY but relocated to Waltham, MA to raise her family. Jess is a licensed dental assistant dedicated to ensure your visit is a pleasant and enjoyable experience. She can be found at local events such as the Latino festival and Waltham Day throughout the year representing NK Family Dentistry. On her free time, Jess enjoys spending time with her husband and sons, Alexander and Leandro.
Robin Krause-Capello, Licensed Dental Hygienist
Robin Capello was born in Holyoke, MA but has lived in Waltham the majority of her life. She considers herself a "Walthamite" but is a proud "Breezer". Robin's love for dentistry came about when her mother was incapacitated, Robin wanted to make her comfortable. She always loved her mother's smile and would brush her teeth and keep her mouth moist for comfort. After sharing this story with a dental assistant Robin was convinced to pursue a career in dentistry. Robin completed her Dental Assisting Job Training from Minuteman in 1999, received her Associates in Science in Dental Hygiene degree in 2002 from Middlesex Community College and graduated with a Baccalaureate in Science from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science 2003. Robin is great at communicating her oral health suggestions in a way that is considered “not pushy” and “informational” and is always being sensitive to the individual's personality. Robin is a member of board of the Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra and loves giving back to make a difference in the Waltham community.
Stephanie Jean, LDA, Dental Assistant
Stephanie Jean studied dental assisting at the Boston Career Institute. Before coming to NK Family Dentistry, she completed an Internship at Joseph Smith Community Health. Her favorite thing about dental assisting is helping patients get the beautiful smile they want and her role in helping them achieve it. Outside of the office, she enjoys listening to music, being outside, and time with her children and family.