Meet Our Staff

Distinctive Dental Services - Bianca

Bianca | Office Manager

Bianca has been in the Dental community for over ten years. She takes great pride and is very passionate in providing the highest level of care to all of her patients on a daily bases. Bianca enjoys being a part of the life-altering experiences by providing our patients with the opportunity to help improve their smile and overall health while achieving their treatment goals with Dr. Cortes. Outside of the office Bianca enjoys movies and playing outside with her husband Edgardo and two little girls Maci Christine and Mia Rose.


Distinctive Dental Services - Angela

Angela | Administrative Assistant

Angela has been in the dental field for six years and began as a dental assistant, graduating from Porter and Chester. Angela has transitioned to an Administrative Assistant providing support for Dr. Cortes’ office in all dynamics. Angela is a newlywed to her husband, Eduardo and a mother to their rescue lab/hound, Buddy. Angela loves to spend time with her family, creating new memories, and watching movies.


Distinctive Dental Services - Laura

Laura | Lead Clinical Dental Assistant

Laura has been in the dental community for three years. Laura finds it gratifying to help others first hand while assisting Dr. Cortes. Laura prides herself in building lifelong relationships with all of our patients as she introduces them to our office and supports them through their treatment goals. Laura enjoys traveling and spending quality time with her husband, Edwin.


Distinctive Dental Services - Brittany

Brittany | Clinical Dental Assistant/Invisalign Territory Manager

Brittany, as a clinical assistant for one year finds great joy in caring for our patients and supporting them through their life changing transitions while assisting Dr. Cortes. Brittany loves to bring laughter into the office and finds joy when patients thank her for assisting the doctor. Brittany is very outgoing and loves to spend time with her dog, Ace outside of work.


Distinctive Dental Services - Gemma

Gemma | Registered Dental Hygienist

Gemma has been a Hygienist for 30 years where she obtained her degree at Fairfield University for Modern Language and later SUNY Farmingdale for Dental Hygiene. Gemma enjoys the positive impact she makes on all of our patient’s oral health. Outside of the office Gemma enjoys showing her dogs, working out, cooking, reading, traveling, and attending her daughter Francesca’s musical performances at Juilliard.


Distinctive Dental Services - Maria

Maria | Registered Dental Hygienist

Maria is a Registered Dental Hygienist and a Radiology instructor at Fones School of Dental Hygiene at The University of Bridgeport. Maria loves her job as a Hygienist and enjoys the private practice atmosphere we offer at Dr. Cortes’ office and teaching at the University. Maria is committed to educating and providing our patients the highest level of quality care specializing in Periodontal Disease. Maria enjoys her spare time with her husband Fabian and children Max, Valentina, and Santiago. Maria considers her family big fanatics of Soccer; as her husband plays and coaches, and all her children love and play the sport as well. Maria enjoys going out to dinner, movies, hanging out with family and friends, and summer cook outs.