Meet Our Team

A professional team dedicated to exceptional patient care.

Hannah Marchese DDS

Theresa Sisson

- Office Administration

Theresa Sisson is our Office Manager here at the practice. She has been part of our team for 10 years. “It is such a pleasure working with such a great group of people and having such wonderful patients makes my job so enjoyable”. In her free time, Theresa enjoys spending time at the lake, especially with friends and family. And even better, she enjoys spending time with her 5 grandchildren!

Molly Kirsch

- Dental Assistant

Molly Kirsch has been Dr. Russ’ lead NINJA for 12 years now! Molly always knows how to put a smile on our patients faces with her bright sense of humor. Molly is also our lead E4D specialist, specializing in our in-house laboratory work. On the weekends, she enjoys hunting, golfing, hiking, camping and spending time with her husband, daughters and their yellow lab, Lucy. Aspiring to be the future office manager.

Stefanie Camp

- Dental Assistant

Stefanie Camp is the co-NINJA at the office. She has been employed with Dr. Russ for 11 wonderful years. Stefanie can be seen assisting the doctor or even brightening smiles over the phone. She is also one of our E4D specialists here at the office. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her husband, Chris and their beautiful children, Paislee, Coltyn, and Pyper. She also enjoys hunting, camping, and hiking.

Gidget Bannister

- Dental Hygienist

Gidget Bannister has been part of our team for just over a year. She is a 2002 graduate of Erie Community College in Williamsville, NY. She has been practicing dental hygiene for 16 years and has experience in implantology and comprehensive dentistry. Gidget brings a very chipper personality to the practice, and she always wears a smile! She enjoys being a mother to her boys.

Deb Starowitz

- Dental Hygienist

Deb Starowitz will be celebrating her 15th year as a hygienist for Dr. Marchese and 30 years in dentistry. She is passionate about pursuing knowledge in the field. Deb resides with her husband and two dogs on their farm in Elba. She enjoys a nice fine glass of wine, yoga, reading, gardening and spending time with her two boys.

Mellisa Martin

- Dental Hygienist

Mellisa Martin is a new graduate with a fresh perspective of the field. She brings a big bright smile and positive energy to the office! You may hear her whistling or singing while you get your teeth cleaned! In her downtime she enjoys perfecting her CrossFit skills, building memories with her fiancé and their new puppy Magnolia!

Devin Welkley

- Dental Assistant

Devin Welkley is our latest addition to the NINJA Squad. She is most definitely the comedian of the team! When not chair side with Dr. Russ she is doing homework or playing with her dog Tucker. She will soon be finishing her MBA in management. She is excited to see what her future holds both here with the office and in other endeavors!

Erika Hare

- Dental Hygienist

When not working and keeping her patients healthy, she enjoys raising her chickens and gardening. Her and her husband of 20 years have 2 boys. One is going to UB for Engineering while the other will be a Junior at Elba. Erika is an ECC graduate and has been a Hygienist for 20 years, 10 of which she has been part of our team.

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We're always accepting new patients and look forward to welcoming you to our office. We strive to provide exceptional patient care using the latest in minimally invasive techniques for better, more predictable outcomes.

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Russell M. Marchese Jr., DDS
401 East Main Street | Batavia, NY 14020

Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 7:15am - 4:15pm
Wednesday: 7:15am - 2:00pm
Friday and Saturday: By Appointment Only

401 East Main Street

Batavia, New York 14020


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