Meet The Team

Amy Ells, Director of Operations

Amy came to our office after completing her degree in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing from SUNY Fredonia. She has been a part of the Finger Lakes Dental Care team since 2008.

You may recognize Amy from her work at the Front Desk in our Canandaigua office. Now she travels between all of our offices to help support our growing team. When Amy isn’t in the office you can find her crafting, checking out a local brewery or spending time with her family.

Theresa Monaghan, Office Manager

Theresa is a native of Naples with a BS degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from SUNY Plattsburgh. Theresa comes to our office with 15 years of dental experience.

Together with her dental and management background, Theresa has over 20 years of customer service and is here to help you with scheduling, maximizing your insurance or introducing you to payment options.

When not at work, Theresa enjoys spending time with her husband (Ryan), two boys (Max and Finnegan) and her goldendoodle (Kona). Theresa also enjoys snowboarding, gardening and spending time with family and friends.

Kelly Vogt, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kelly has been with us full-time since 2015, after many years of working as a substitute hygienist. She has 30 years of dental experience and works for us as both a Dental Assistant and a Hygienist.

Kelly enjoys spending time with her daughter (Carlee), their three dogs, (Sammie, Lucy, and Mazy), Mollie the cat, and Gus the goat! Kelly also has an identical twin, Kathy, who works in a dental office in Victor. Kelly loves to kayak, ride ATV’s, and flower gardening. Anything outdoors, she loves!

Julie Erb, Registered Dental Hygienist

Julie joined our office in 2014. With an AAS in Nutrition, she worked as a Diet Technician before obtaining her AAS in Dental Hygiene. She is certified in anesthesia and nitrous oxide administration and is CPR/AED certified. She has over 25 years of experience in the dental field. As a lifelong community volunteer, she has worked with the homeless, special needs, hospice and geriatric populations. Julie lives in Bristol, NY and enjoys tending her organic vegetable and honey bee farm. She is an avid skier, snowshoer, hiker, and is a music lover. Julie enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Havilah M., NYS Certified Dental Assistant

Havilah is one of our newest members to join Finger Lakes Dental Care. She brings over 7 years of dental experience. Havilah is very caring and compassionate which makes her great with patients. She is always willing to help out both her patients and the team.

When she isn’t working, Havilah­­ loves spending time with her family and animals. She also loves to garden and is very passionate about fiber arts.

Taylor Roth, NYS Certified Dental Assistant

Taylor is from Avoca, NY and works in our Canandaigua and Naples offices as a Dental Assistant. Taylor went to school at Corning Community College and received a Liberal Arts degree in Humanities and Social Science. She started in the dental field under her mom as a front desk receptionist, and has been assisting for the last five. In her free time, Taylor enjoys hiking, fishing and being outdoors with her pups!