Meet the Revitalizing Smiles Team

Dedicated, Experienced, And Friendly.

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Dr. Bullock

Dr. Bullock grew up in Shelton, Connecticut, where she graduated as Salutatorian of her class at Shelton High School. She obtained a bachelors degree in psychology and a minor in Chemistry from New York University. Dr. Bullock received her Doctorate from University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. She furthered her training after dental school through a general practice residency program at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Ct. Working at St. Francis Hospital, Dr. Bullock gained experience in all aspects of dentistry, including treatment of medically compromised patients. Her goal is to provide excellent comprehensive dental care while developing lifelong relationships with her patients. She strives to earn their trust and to make them feel comfortable. She belongs to the American Dental Association, Connecticut State Dental Association, and Naugatuck Valley Dental Society. Dr. Bullock also loves to volunteer at CT Mission of Mercy, which is an annual clinic that provides free dental care to those in need.

In her free time, Dr. Bullock is an avid fan of the outdoors. Dr. Bullock loves to go on an annual fly fishing trip with her grandfather and other family members in the beautiful Rangeley Lakes region of Maine. She enjoys going to the beach and paddle boarding with her mother who lives in Milford, CT. She also enjoys visiting her father and grandmother, who own a beautiful bed and breakfast inn in rustic Ripton, VT. She loves kayaking, hiking, and exploring the northeast while spending time with her identical twin sister, Ashley, and her fiancé, Rick. Dr. Bullock and Rick love animals. They have five beautiful pets together; three dogs and two cats.

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Dr. Kenneth L. Kronstadt

Dr. Kenneth L. Kronstadt is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, receiving his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2014. He completed a two-year General Practice Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, serving as chief resident from 2015 to 2016. During his residency, Dr. Kronstadt received special training in general dentistry and advanced restorative care, including implants and prosthetic dental treatments. After completing his general practice residency, Dr. Kronstadt joined the faculty at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he both teaches in the dental residency program and treats medically complex and special needs patients in both the outpatient, inpatient, and operating room settings. Dr. Kronstadt has a keen interest in prosthodontics and the reconstructive phases of dental and maxillofacial rehabilitation. He is currently completing the Post-Graduate Prosthodontics residency program at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston, Texas, as well as his Master of Science in Dentistry degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Dentistry. Dr. Kronstadt has also been accepted to and will complete a fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Dental Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan, NY

Dr. Kronstadt enjoys playing the piano and classical music, literature and film, gardening, gastronomy, as well as spending time with his family and pet cat Gwendolyn.

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Carmen

Carmen was born in Romania. She graduated from high school in 1991 in Romania and worked as an elementary school teacher. She then came to the United States, and in 2003 she began working with Dr. Horblitt. She attended Valley Medical School in Trumbull to become a dental assistant, graduating in 2005. In 2007, she passed the required dental assistant exams and became a certified dental assistant. She is also certified in CPR.

As a dental assistant, Carmen’s goal is to be understanding and compassionate. She strives to help our patients and their families during treatment in our office, and she feels that the entire team is devoted to making sure the patients achieve their individual dental health goals. Working with Dr. Horblitt and everyone on his team is very gratifying for Carmen.

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Mirela

Mirela was born in 1968, and while her parents tried to shield her from the harsh realities of life in Romania, she dreamed of coming to America. After high school, she studied clothes alteration and design at technical school. She married her husband Dumitru, and in December of 1987 she had her first son, George. In 1989, Dumitru left to begin building a better life for them all in America, and less than a month later she had their second son, Mihai. In 1991, shortly after Romania won independence from a communist dictatorship, she brought herself and her two toddlers to meet up with her husband in America. When asked why she did it, she said, “Nothing matters to me more than my family.”

From the moment she got to America, she worked hard, spending her days as a seamstress at the Burlington Coat Factory and her nights attending English classes, becoming fluent in English. When she became fluent, her job opportunities widened, and she went to work for Vitramon in the quality control department. Having been a helpful person her entire life, she grew tired of factory work and looked for something that would let her make a difference. That’s why she went to school to become a certified dental assistant. She started classes in 1996, and since 1997 she’s been a full-time dental assistant for Dr. Horblitt. Together, they have helped countless patients obtain the care they needed, always ensuring that they received the best service possible. Nothing makes her happier then knowing that over the years, she’s been able to help our patients regain their smiles.

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Melissa

I grew up in Stratford, Ct. and went right from high school to dental assisting for a general dentist. I learned several different aspects of dentistry, oral surgery, periodontal, pediatrics and orthodontics. Curiosity and the desire to have the ability to provide direct patient care lead me to further my dental education at Fones School of Dental Hygiene. I completed the program and graduated as a Hygienist with Cum Laude Honors.

I help patients avoid decay, dental disease and help arrange any dental care they may need. I most enjoy keeping their smiles bright and white! In my spare time I enjoy traveling, spending time with my family and helping others. In 2017, I went on my first mission to Haiti. I will be going on my third and fourth mission trip this year. I assisted in building a church, school and now a health center. It is my privilege to treat patients and help people.

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Crystal

Crystal, who joined the office in 2017, plays an integral role in our front end operations.  Crystal grew up in Norwalk CT and after graduating high school, enrolled in the dental assisting school at Porter & Chester. Once she graduated in 2011, she began working for a general dentist where she got the opportunity to work more hands-on and gain the ability to be cross-trained in front-end responsibilities. Crystal is the mother of three beautiful girls who mean the world to her. In her free time, Crystal enjoys spending time with her fiancé and her girls on family outings, living life while enjoying each others’ company

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