Meet The Staff

  • Christy Moran
    Office Manager

    Christy has worked with her husband Dr. Moran since the establishment of Brete D. Moran, D.M.D., L.L.C. in 1988. They met while attending Grinnell College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree. To complement that, she regularly seeks out courses and continuing education in office management, insurance administration, software systems, and technology.

    As the Office Manager, Christy is often the first person patients talk to when contacting the office. She enjoys meeting and working with patients on a one-on-one basis to understand their treatment plan and answer their questions and concerns.

    Christy and Dr. Moran split their time between homes in Milford and Niantic. They have two sons and a grandpuppy named Roxie. She loves traveling, visiting her sons, and spending time on the water. She also enjoys quiet time with a book and a nice glass of wine.

  • Claire
    Dental Hygienist

    Claire is a Registered Dental Hygienist. Inspired at an early age by her mom, who worked in a dental office, she attended the University of Pennsylvania School and graduated from their Dental Hygiene Program. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and the Connecticut Dental Hygienists’ Association.

    Claire has worked with Brete D. Moran, D.M.D., L.L.C. since the summer of 2004. “The field has changed tremendously over the past 20 years,” she says, “and it is exciting to work with the new methods of treatment.” She especially enjoys working patients to promote good oral hygiene and following up with them after periodontal treatments.

    Claire lives in Milford. When not spending time with her family, she enjoys reading, baking, exercising, and playing at the beach with her two grandchildren.

  • Jennifer
    Surgical Dental Assistant

    Jenn is a Certified Dental Assistant with experience in periodontal, general dentistry and oral surgery. She holds certifications in Dental Radiology, OSHA, and Infection Control (ICE). Jenn has worked with Brete D. Moran, D.M.D., L.L.C. since 2003, assisting with surgical procedures, x-rays and post-op evaluations, as well as general office procedures.

    Jenn lives with her husband in Hamden. When she is not spending time with her son and granddaughter, she enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, biking and kayaking.

  • Colleen
    Surgical Dental Assistant

    The newest members of the staff at Brete D. Moran, D.M.D., L.L.C., Colleen is a Surgical Dental Assistant.

    Originally trained as Nurses’ Aide, Colleen was inspired to move from the medical field to dental work in 2003, earning certification as a Dental Assistant from Valley Medical in Shelton, Connecticut. She is also certified in Dental Radiology and Infection Control (ICE), and takes regular continuing education courses in a variety of subjects, including OSHA training.

    Colleen lives in Stratford, and enjoys spending time with her three children, three grandchildren, and her cat Satchmo. Her favorite activities include spending time at the beach, reading, gardening, and hiking.

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7:00 am-3:00 pm