Thalia Santangelo

Lead Hygienist

Thalia Santangelo heads our Hygiene Department. She has 14 years of experience in dentistry and 4 years of experience in dental hygiene. Thalia is amazingly thorough, fast and knowledgeable. She has a special interest in providing periodontal treatment and in patient education. Thalia is the leader of our powerful hygiene team and works hard to make sure every patient gets the most thorough detailed and informed hygiene visit.


Thalia has always had a passion for healthcare and started her career as a Front Office Coordinator 14 years ago in a Pediatric Clinic. She then became a Radiology Technician after receiving her Associates Degree from Chattahoochee Technical College. She later found her love for dentistry and received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Fortis College and has extensive CE course credits in hygiene. With her credentials working in both the clinical and business areas of the medical field, our patients feel confident that they are in good hands with Thalia. She also stays up on the latest information to keep our office ahead of dental trends in oral care. She is also CPR & X-Ray certified and is certified in Nitrous Oxide Monitoring. Thalia is bilingual and is fluent in Spanish.

Outside the Office

Thalia is originally from Mexico City, Mexico and enjoys spending time with her son, mother and family. In her spare time, Thalia loves traveling, reading, listening to music, salsa dancing, and hanging out with friends.

Fun Team Facts

Thalia is fluent in Spanish and Candy speaks un poquito Espanol:)

Thalia, Brittany, Candy, Sundae and Dr. Lofters all have sons:)

Thalia and Dr. Lofters were both born in May:)

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