Ellen is a certified Dental Assistant, who has been assisting as a member of the Mendillo Family Dentistry team since 1989. She is a graduate of the Huntington Institute. Ellen has volunteered her time participating in both the Give Kids a Smile® and the Connecticut Mission of Mercy programs. She has coordinated the office’s participation in the Smiles for Life program. Ellen has one daughter, three grandchildren, and a brand new great-granddaughter. She enjoys gardening, reading, walking, exercising, and the beach.