Meet Our Team
Peter- Business Manager
Peter is a graduate of Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations. He has over 20 years of Human Resources and Management Experience. He enjoys meeting and working with patients on a daily basis. He is extremely happy to be a part of Torrado Dental and to manage such a dedicated team of dental care professionals.
Lisa– Dental Assistant
Lisa has been assisting for 30 years and loves helping people achieve the smile they’ve always wanted.
In her spare time, she spends time with her daughter. She also enjoys gardening and making jewelry.
Torrance- Dental Assistant
Torrance is from Brooklyn, NY. He moved to Rochester when he was a teenager. He has been a dental assistant since 1996, when he joined the Navy. He graduated from Robert Wesleyan in 2008 with a degree in psychology.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. They spend their time doing different activities such as going to the museum, park, and playing basketball. Torrance and his family love to travel. His goal is to go back to Japan and Hawaii some day.
Joan- Marketing Coordinator
Joan is proud to be a member of the Torrado Dental family. She loves spreading the word throughout the community about our amazing doctors, compassionate team, and cutting-edge technology. Don’t be surprised if you see her out and about with goodies to deliver to our friends and associates throughout the area!
In her spare time, Joan enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time in Cape Vincent, NY during the summer months. Family time is what Joan treasures the most -especially when her two grandsons (Noah and Sam) are in town. She also enjoys time with her miniature schnauzer, Duke, whose personality is much bigger than he is!
Laura has been a technician for over 20 years. In our office, she works behind the scenes making sure all the instruments are clean and that all the doctors have everything they need to make sure your appointment goes smooth.
In her spare time, Laura enjoys camping in the Adirondacks with her family. She likes reading, doing puzzles, and baking. Her favorite past time is swimming and fishing.
Tina– RDH/Social Media Coordinator
Tina has been with Torrado Dental since September of 2019. She graduated from MCC’s Dental Hygiene program in the summer of 2019. She is passionate about giving patient’s the care they should receive and educating them on how to keep their smiles healthy.
Tina enjoys camping, hiking, and traveling with her friends and family.
Rich graduated from Monroe Community College in 2014 with his AAS in dental hygiene. His goal is to ensure his patients feel comfortable and at ease while chair side. He enjoys educating his patients on how to keep a healthy smile at home.
In his spare time, Rich likes to go camping, boating, mountain biking, snow skiing with his wife and five kids.
Tom– Dental Assistant
Tom was born and raised in Rochester. He graduated from Monroe Community College in 2010 and became a certified dental assistant. Tom has been a dental assistant for over 18 years. He joined our team in 2019, assisting the doctors to help create your desired smile.
In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with his 2 kids. Tom teaches his boys how to play football, basketball, and baseball. He likes hiking and visiting the beach. Tom is a huge Bills fans.
Kate graduated from Monroe Community College in 2019 with her AAS in dental hygiene. Prior to that she acquired a Bachelor’s of Science in special education. She uses both her degrees to help with educating her patients.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time on the water with her Australian Shepards.