Meet the Team

Michele Becker 

Dental Hygienist

As a dental hygienist, Michele provides patients with a variety of personalized treatments, including professional cleanings. She enjoys answering each patient’s questions, while teaching them about their treatments, as well as their home care. Michele brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Chelsea Dental Aesthetics. She is a graduate of New York City College of Technology and is certified in anesthesia administration and CPR. In addition, she has completed continuing education in Oral DNA-innovations in salivary diagnostics, nutrition and oral health, systemic diseases and oral health and clinical differential diagnosis of oral mucosal lesions. Outside of the office Michele enjoys spending time with her family, reading, home projects, dancing and traveling with family.

Yvette Autvy

Office Manager

Yvette helps our office run smoothly and efficiently, helping to ensure patient comfort. She makes sure patients don’t fall behind in their preventive care visits. She also helps coordinate the schedules of our hygienists and doctors, as well as reviewing treatment plans with our patients. She loves being part of a dedicated, caring team. Away from work, Yvette likes to spend time with her family, garden, cook and play tennis.

Deon Phillips

Certified Dental Assistant

As a dental assistant, Deon enjoys collaborating with the doctor and other members of the dental team to provide patients with personalized, advanced care. She enjoys meeting all of her patients and being an active part of their treatment process. Patients appreciate the many ways Deon ensures their comfort before, during, and after treatment. She is a graduate of Mt. Vernon Dental Assistant School. She is certified in CPR and has training in handling of blood borne pathogens and hazard communication awareness. In her spare time Deon enjoys spending time with family, cooking, traveling and participating in competitive sports.

Claribel Santana

Certified Dental Assistant

Claribel enjoys working with patients one-on-one ensuring they have a comfortable dental visit and have all their questions answered. She works closely with our dental team to provide our patients with personalized, advanced care. She is a graduate of New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants and enjoys furthering her education by attending educational seminars and conventions. Claribel loves to travel and her favorite thing is spending time with her husband and daughter.