Registered Dental Hygienist
Raena has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 20 years.
A graduate of SUNY Farmindale with honors in 1995, Raena joined our practice shortly thereafter.
Raena establishes a personal rapport with our “patient family” making their scheduled maintenance and hygiene visits pleasant, and effective in preventing advanced dental disease.
Working in conjunction with Dr First, Raena develops a unique preventive protocol for each of our patients.
Raena has advanced training in periodontal therapy and is certified to deliver nitrous oxide sedation and local anesthetic to our patients requiring root scaling.
In addition, she can deliver antibiotic medication, such as Arestin, to periodontal pockets as an alternative to surgical treatment.
Raena has training in Oral Pathology and screens all of our patients for Head and Neck Cancer.
Ask Raena how you can get your teeth whiter as she manages our in office and home Whitening procedures
Raena has 4 daughters and resides locally with her husband Tim.