Our leadership team has a variety of responsibilities including hiring and training personnel, managing the accounting and financials of the office, handling all the marketing and planning, as well as strategizing and ensuring that the mission of South County Smiles is always being actualized. The leadership team works consistently and diligently to ensure the best patient experience for every patient that walks through our doors.


Lauren graduated from the Community College of Rhode Island where she earned her Associates Degree in Applied Sciences and her Local Anesthesia License in 2015. Lauren has been part of the South County Smile’s team since 2012 originally working for Dr. DiSano as a dental assistant, then as a part of the Dental Hygiene team and now as our Office Manager. Lauren has a unique role as our office manager since she is experienced in all aspects of the practice. Lauren is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. Lauren enjoys spin class, shopping, going to the beach, traveling, running, and being with friends and family. Lauren is a mom to three children (Olivia, Matthew and Holden) who she spends every moment she can with in her spare time outside the office.


Dina graduated from Bentley University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1993. Dina also holds a Business Manager Certificate with the State of Rhode Island. She has over 20 years of managerial experience in accounting, budgeting, financial reporting and operations. Dina also has experience with human resources, benefits analysis, and serves as the Compliance and Privacy Officer. Her prior experience with small businesses as well as start up and high growth organizations fits well with the demands of a fast paced environment.

Dina enjoys spending her free time with her husband Paul and two children Charlie and Grant.


Alex has been a member of the South County Smiles team since 2016. She has a Masters Degree in Business Administration and works to manage the marketing at the office. She has worked in marketing and the dental field for over 10 years. She enjoys the unique challenge that dental marketing presents to her on a daily basis.

In her free time, Alex enjoys spending as much time as possible with her family and three children: Turner, Penelope and Caleb. She loves being able to show her children new and different things and accomplishes that through family travel and vacations. Alex also enjoys doing charity work and is on the Board of Directors for the Michael Lorenzen Foundation.