Meet Our Team
Toni Buccino, Treatment Coordinator, has been working with Dr. Goldman for over 25 years. Toni is a Dental Hygienist and a University of Bridgeport graduate. She takes pride in educating and guiding our patients throughout their orthodontic experience. Toni will explain the treatment the doctor recommended, answer questions about procedures and explain insurance benefits. Toni enjoys gardening, needlework, oil painting, and caring for animals. She is also a Master Chocolatier and has earned the designation of U.S. Equestrian Prof. Equine Masseuse. Her menagerie of pets includes three pugs, two cats, and four birds.
Marie Bajus, Financial Coordinator, joined the staff of Goldman Orthodontics in 2012, after spending 24 years in the field of general dentistry. Marie is proud to bring her professional skills to our practice. Interacting with patients is one of the many aspects of her position that she finds rewarding. Both Marie and her husband live in Stamford. Her outside interests include relaxing at the beach, family time and interior decorating.
Rosa Faust, Dental Assistant, is originally from the Dominican Republic and joined the practice in 2009. Rosa is fluent in Spanish and loves to work with Dr. Goldman and his staff. She resides in Stamford with her husband, Vincent, and two sons, Steven and Jason. Rosa takes time to ensure each patient receives the time and care they need. Outside of work, Rosa loves to exercise, travel, and cook for friends.
Paulina Cwikla, Clinical Assistant, joined the team of Goldman Orthodontists in 2009. Paulina grew up in Poland and moved to the United States not knowing a word of English. She graduated from the Dental Career Institute in Orange, Connecticut and recently became an American citizen. Paulina enjoys helping the kids we treat feel comfortable. She is wearing braces, so she has a heightened awareness of the orthodontic experience. Paulina lives in Stamford with her husband and dog, Sparky. Paulina enjoys ballroom dancing, especially the Samba.
In 2010, Lina Orozco began working for Dr. Goldman as a Clinical Assistant. Lina grew up in Colombia. She studied Dentistry at El Bosque University in Bogota. Lina enjoys interacting with patients and educating them on the proper care of teeth while in braces. She lives with her husband, three children, and beloved dog, Luna, in Bridgeport. A part-time college student, Lina plans to attend the dental hygiene program at Bridgeport University. Lina enjoys reading, biking, and dancing. Folk dances from Chile and Colombia are her favorites.