Emelisa Gonzalez


AAS in Dental Hygiene
College of Technology, Brooklyn

Most people either loved going to the dentist as a kid—or absolutely hated it. Where did you fall? How come?

I loved going to the dentist. The sticker and new toothbrush was exciting for me.

What’s your dream toothpaste flavor?

Raspberry sorbet

What’s something your patients might be surprised to learn about you?

I played HS softball and volleyball.

How do you recharge after a long week? What’s your go-to activity for hitting the restart button?


In another life, if you weren’t working in dentistry, what would you be doing?

Behind the scenes in video broadcasting.

When I’m in the patient chair, I’m probably grooving to {blank} in my headphones.

2000’s R&B

What’s something that really, really, really makes you smile? Like, really?

My children.