Meet The Staff

Staff Photo 2015



Nira Makay – Administrative Staff 

I have been working for Dr. Moussalli for 24 years since 1987, and in this practice for 33 years. I am married with three grown children, one of whom is a dentist in Vermont. My love for dentistry continues as I meet and greet every new and current patient. I could not see myself any place else.


Candy Mead-Administrative Staff 

I have been in the dental field for 36 years as a Dental Hygienist. I am now using my knowledge in the dental field as an administrative assistant, helping patients with their needs. In my spare time, I like to garden, spend time with my parents, children, and grandchildren and attend their sports. 


Linda Koziol – Hygienist

I received my Associates degree in Dental Hygiene from KVCC in 1974. I have additionally been certified in administering local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. I have been working in dentistry for 37 years, and 23 years with Dr. Moussalli. I am married with two children and one grandson. I love to bowl, quilt, and cross-stitch. I am now semi-retired, down to one day a week, to allow for me to spend more time with my family.


Keela Kaper-Hygienist

I received my Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from Kellogg Community College in 2007. I decided to go into Dental Hygiene when I was a Dental Assistant which I also loved doing. I have been in the dental profession for 15 years, and started at Dr. Moussalli’s office in 2012. I am certified in administering local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. I love what I do and strive to make every patient’s experience as pleasant as possible. I have been married for 15 years and have two daughters. I enjoy running, reading, and spending time with my family.


Gaye Toney-Dental Assistant

I have been a dental assistant since 1984. I was trained in the United States Air Force in which I served for 20 years and am now retired. I have an Associates in Applied Science in Business. In my free time, I travel and scuba dive and visit my family. I am married and have 2 children, and 2 grandchildren.