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.

Jennifer Morello, Director of Finance

Jen has held many positions in the field of dentistry and brings all of that knowledge to her role at Finger Lakes Dental Care. Jen has worked for one the largest dental supply companies as a field sales consultant. She also worked as a sales representative for dental software. Then, in 1997, she graduated as a dental hygienist. Today, Jennifer stays busy as Director of Finance. In her spare time she loves to travel to new places, near and far. When at home, you can find her at CrossFit killing it in the group exercise classes. Growing up with 2 Italian Grandmas, she learned to cook and bake from the best and enjoys making old favorites as well as trying new recipes. Jen has lived in CDGA since 2009 and currently lives with her significant other, TJ, and two crazy and very active Weimaraner dogs, Bo and Max.

Cally Moriarty, Office Manager

Cally is the office manager for Finger Lakes Dental Care of Palmyra, NY. She has been in the dental field since 2012 and is honored to be part of the Finger Lakes Dental team. Cally has an associates degree in Liberal Arts from Monroe Community College as well as a bachelor’s degree in Sociology, with a minor in Psychology from SUNY Geneseo. Cally is certified in CPR. She has also completed the Dale Carnegie leadership course.

Cally lives in the Neighborhood of the Arts in Rochester. When she isn’t at work, she enjoys movies and spending time with her family and her cat, Cole. Her favorite hobby is reading and her favorite bookstore is The Dog Eared Book in Palmyra.

Kaylee Smith, Client Relations

Kaylee joined Finger Lakes Dental Care as the Greetings Coordinator in November 2021. She is new to the dental field but comes to us with a background in healthcare. You will find her ready to greet you when you come into the Palmyra office. She graduated from MCC in 2014 with an associate’s degree in liberal arts and is CPR certified. 

Kaylee grew up in the Macedon area and still lives here with her husband and two kids. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, camping, and playing softball.

Kelsey Garofola, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kelsey recently joined Finger lakes Dental Care as a registered dental hygienist. She graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at MCC in 2019. Along with this degree, she also has Liberal Arts and Business degree! She enjoys every aspect of dental hygiene, but her favorite part is being able to help people achieve a healthy, confident smile! In her spare time she enjoys hiking, kayaking and horseback riding.

Bridget Turkington, Registered Dental Hygienist

Bridget is a Board Certified Registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from MCC’s Dental Hygiene program in 2016, where she was awarded the Colgate Student Total Achievement Recognition. She is trained in periodontal procedures and has experience as a Pediatric Hygienist. In her free time, Bridget enjoys spending quality time with her husband and their family and friends.

Jenn Blackenberg, Dental Assistant

Jenn joined the Finger Lakes Dental Care team in March of 2021. Jenn is brand new to the dental field and comes to us with a background in education. Jenn has a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and has spent the last 10 years as a preschool teacher. She is CPR certified and hopes that her experiences with young children will be of assistance when working with younger patients.

In her spare time, Jenn and her husband run a small woodworking business. She also enjoys being outdoors, playing piano, and anything to do with her two dogs, Luna and Lennon.

Angel Dollar, Registered Dental Assistant

Angel is a registered dental assistant and recently joined Finger Lakes Dental in June 2020. She studied dental assisting at MCC and graduated in 2010. She has nine years of experience in chairside assisting and a year of front desk experience. She is CPR/AED certified. Angel enjoys the teamwork at our office and is dedicated to patient care. She loves being a registered dental assistant and is able to perform a variety of procedures. Angel is looking forward to furthering herself through continuing education so she can provide the best quality of care for her patients. She likes getting to know her patients and strives to make their visit pleasant and enjoyable. Angel lives in Palmyra with her husband and two sons. They enjoy outdoor activities like fishing, hiking and exploring new places. She also has fun attending local sporting events such as football, wrestling and lacrosse.

Kari Murawski, Registered Dental Assistant

Kari Murawski joined Finger Lakes Dental Care in 2017. She came to us with over ten years experience in the dental field. Kari started out her dental career as a sterilization tech while attending MCC where she quickly grew to cover all aspects in the clinical role as a dental assistant. Kari has her ACLS/BLS, DANB certificate and is a NYS licensed assistant. She also puts in countless hours as she continues her education. Kari loves to learn about oral surgery and all the latest dental technology.

Kari is passionate about her job and being able to provide excellent dental care to our patients. In her spare time, Kari enjoys going to her family cottage in Canada where she spends her time fishing and enjoying the outdoors. Kari has two Labrador retrievers; Chloe, a 13-year-old chocolate lab, and Rex, a 1-year-old silver lab.