Meet the Snitzettes!

Susan Clifford - Office Manager       Susan Clifford
Office Manager

Susan considers herself to be the luckiest person in the world.

She started as Office Manager with Dr. Snitzer in 1995. Not only is Dr. Snitzer an awesome surgeon, he is a kind and honest man. He loves what he does and is a joy to work with. Dr. Schaefer has been a delightful addition to the practice.  Patients notice and comment on his conscientiousness, enthusiasm and dedication to improving their health. The office is filled with a caring, sincere, professional staff. They are always ready to help with a smile on their faces.

Susan was born, raised and has lived in St. Louis most of her life. She is married and has one daughter.

“Where did she go to school?” Parkway West High School and she has a BS in Finance from Southwest Missouri State University.

When she is not at work Susan enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves the water…pools, rivers, lakes, oceans. Rafts, canoes, motor boats and scuba gear make Susan very happy.

Kelly Pontello - Dental Assistant   Kelly Pontello
Dental Assistant

Kelly is the newest member of Dr. Snitzer’s team. She has worked in the dental field for over 20 years. She really enjoys dentistry and helping patients keep their mouths healthy.

In her spare time Kelly is busy raising three children and two dogs. She likes to cook, read, walk and watch movies.

Christy Blumenfeld - RDH - Dental Hygienist   Christy Blumenfeld
RDH-Dental Hygienist

Christy’s dental career began as a dental assistant in a periodontal practice in 1989. She obtained her BS in Dental Hygiene in 1997 from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Her dental career’s focus has been in periodontal and prosthetic dentistry. She was an adjunct faculty member at Midwestern State University teaching in the dental hygiene clinic.

Christy and her husband moved from Texas to the St. Louis area in 2004. She has been a team member since 2005.

Martha Baldwin - Insurance Coordinator   Martha Baldwin
Insurance Coordinator

Martha has been working for Dr. Snitzer since 2006. She has worked in all aspects of dentistry since 1984 and loves it. She is currently working as insurance coordinator and is happy helping patients with their insurance questions and concerns.

Martha has two grown sons, Nick and Sam. She likes the outdoors, travelling and spending time with family and friends.
Susan Furkin - Dental Assistant   Susan Furkin
Dental Assistant

Susan started working for Dr. Snitzer in 2010 when she moved back to the St. Louis area after living and working in Chicago for several years. A former competitive swimmer, Susan graduated from Southern Illinois University. In her free time, Susan enjoys bicycling, live music and dachshunds.

Gina Spain - RDH - Dental Hygienist   Gina Spain
RDH-Dental Hygienist

Gina grew up in St. Louis and graduated from Ursuline Academy in 1983. She went to St. Louis Community College at Forest Park where she graduated in 1987 and has been practicing dental hygiene since. Gina joined Dr. Snitzer’s team in 2003. She lives with her husband, Terry, and two children, Bryan and Holly.
Kim Burleson Cox - Patient Coordinator   Kim Burleson Cox
Patient Coordinator

Kim has worked as Patient Coordinator for Dr. Snitzer since 2005 and is one of the friendly voices you will encounter when you contact the office. She has been in the dental field since 1983 and has seen huge advances in dentistry over the years.

She is a native of St. Charles, Missouri and currently resides in St. Peters with her husband, Jay. Kim has one grown son, Michael. She enjoys movies, hiking, antiquing and, when the weather is nice, fishing.
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