Congratulations to our excellent dental assistants!  All three of them have completed the requirements to become licensed, and certified dental assistants in the Commonwealth of MA, and are some of the first in the state of those eligible to do so! 

Sue C web photo Sue Cowdrey, CDA has worked with us for over 35 years. She currently assists Dr. Mackler and plans to continue doing so for the next 25 years! In her free time she enjoys reading, walking, and spending time with her family.


Heather Merlo,  the newest member of our team, is a graduate of Porter and Chester Institute, has been a dental assistant for over 14 years, and will be assisting Dr. Scollard.  She lives in West Springfield with her husband, three daughters, and three dogs! When she’s not at her daughters sporting events, or taking care of the dogs, she enjoys camping with her family. 

Robyn Oleksak, Dental Assistant. Robyn joined our practice as Dr. Siurek’s dental assistant with over 20 years experience. Currently she is assisting with front desk and reception. You will often hear her pleasant voice confirming appointments and answering the phone. She lives in Westfield with her husband and enjoys spending time with her 6 grandchildren. She loves beach vacations, especially in Aruba. Her hobbies include photography and finding and refinishing old furniture. She also enjoys shopping at Costco which is very conveniently located close to Drs. Mackler, Siurek and Associates!