Our Staff


All our professionals at Groton Dental Group maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Bruce Dougherty, DDS


  • 1981 - Doctor of Dental Surgery, Northwestern University Dental School, Chicago, IL
  • 1976 - Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Activities and Memberships

  • Private Practice with Windham & Groton Dental Group Since 1981
  • On Staff at Windham Hospital 1982-2005
  • American Dental Association, CT State Dental Association, Northeastern CT Dental Association, Association of Dental Group Practice

Nicolina, Practice Manager

Nicolina Soucy

Practice Manager of CT Dental Group for 37 years. When not at work, I love spending time with my 5 grandchildren and family. I love cooking and gardening. Ask me "What is my favorite dish to prepare?"

Melanie, Assistant Manager

Becky, RDH

Becky Gates

Becky is a 2009 graduate from the University of New Haven with her Associates of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has been with the practice since she graduated in 2009. She prides herself in professionalism and assessing each patient’s needs individually. She strives to provide comfortable care with prophylactic cleanings as well as periodontal treatment in combination with patient education and oral hygiene instruction. Becky is also certified in the administration of local anesthesia. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Kevin and daughter Natalie.

Lori, RDH


Erika, Head Dental Assistant


Alicia, Dental Assistant


Christina, Dental Assistant

Christina Carpenter

Elissa, Dental Assistant

Elissa Saad

Elissa went to Huntington Institute for Dental Assisting. She has been in the dental field for 35 years. She has worked for the Windham and Groton Dental Group since 2014. In her spare time she enjoys decorating and painting.

Michelle, Dental Assistant


Donna, Insurance Coordinator


Donna has worked at the Windham Dental Group for 22 years. She specializes in insurance and accounts. Donna also took a dental assisting course at Windham Tech School.

Jona, Receptionist

Jona Landry

Jarolyn, Receptionist


Jeanine, Receptionist


Office Hours

Groton Office

Monday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Windham Office

Monday: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am – 7:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am – 1:30 pm