Meet Our Team

Dentist Saratoga Springs

Angie, Office Manager:

Dentist Saratoga SpringsAngie has worked behind the scenes since we first opened Smiles for Life Dental Care providing IT and Accounting services. In 2017 she stepped forward as our Office Manager; happy and attentive in helping patients from the first time they call.

She is a University of Michigan graduate in Accounting and huge U of M fan. She is a problem solver and very personable. She resides in Saratoga Springs with her husband and has two adult children pursuing dentistry and medicine.

Farrah, Dental Assistant

Dentist in Saratoga SpringsFarrah has worked in the dental field since 1999. She is extremely friendly and wants each patient’s visit to be the best that it can be. She is educated and knowledgable in all aspects of clinical assisting. In addition she has had years of experience in dental office management and can literally do it all. Farrah joined Dr. Johnson’s team as his lead dental assistant.

Farrah resides in Gansvoort New York with her husband and son.

Lori, Hygienist

Lori is excited to join the team at Smiles for Life Dental Care.  She has recently relocated from Richmond, VA to Upstate New York with her husband and teenage son.   Lori is a 2008 honor graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University.  She attended VCU after serving the country in the U.S. Army,  where she met her husband.  She is thoroughly committed to her patients.  She keeps her dental knowledge and skills current by frequently attending continuing education courses so that she may provide her patients’ exceptional attention and dental education.

In her spare time, Lori enjoys spending time with her family and friends, listening to music, traveling and gardening.  Lori loves to discuss how to prepare for a real Upstate NY winter.

Vera, Hygienist

Vera  is an additional Hygienist along with Ellie for Dr Marc Johnson DDS

Vera, a Registered Dental Hygienist, earned her degree at Hudson Valley in 2003 and has been a practicing hygienist since. She also completed and additional Certification in Nitrous Oxide and Local Anesthesia. In her later years with her passion to help patients with oral health, she joined a periodontal office where she elevated her clinical expertise in periodontal care. Vera is proud to deliver high-quality work, create individualized homeware regimens, and adjusts her hygiene techniques to best suit the patient. She loves helping  patients reach and maintain optimal oral health.

After working with Dr. Johnson and knowing and seeing his beautiful high-quality work, Vera was very happy to join the team, “Together we will create beautiful smiles and healthy gums,” she said.

Because Vera was born in Belorussia and married a Polish man, she is able to speak Russian, Polish and some Ukrainian. She and her husband have six children together. She loves spending her free time with her family and friends and also loves going to church where she sings in the choir. She also likes the outdoors, sightseeing and volunteering.