Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. – John Dewie Tracy Stiegelmayer – Dental Team Tracy is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in Biology, and studied Dental Hygiene at Middlesex County College. Tracy takes pride in educating her patients on new products and tips to help them attain healthy, beautiful smiles. She goes above and beyond on continuing education by attending courses and seminars on a weekly basis, as well as participating with multiple regional study clubs. Tracy resides in Stamford with her husband Ryan and daughter Cameron. In her spare time she enjoys exercising, cooking, and spending summer weekends at the Jersey Shore with her family. Marcela Barreto – Dental Team Marcela was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She graduated from the University of Taubate in Brazil with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She came to the U.S. to study English as a cultural exchange student and then decided to pursue a career in dental hygiene acquiring a second degree from the Fones School of Dental Hygiene. Marcela takes patient care very seriously, providing quality treatment, patient education and a gentle experience. She enjoys the opportunity to positively impact each and every patient of the day with a healthy and beautiful smile. Marcela is a passionate mother of two young children. She loves to spend time with her family and travel the world.