(831) 688-8112

Santa Cruz

(831) 426-1056


(831) 722-5595

Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

Donald P. Connolly, DDS is your experienced Santa Cruz, Aptos, and Watsonville Orthodontist for children and adults. Call any of our 3 offices today to schedule your first appointment!


Dental Bookkeeper

Abby works in our front office, where she answers the phone, makes appointments, takes care of our bookkeeping, and assists patients with their insurance needs. With us for more than 20 years, Abby has enjoyed getting to know our patients and seeing their beautiful smiles after the braces come off.

Abby is married with three children with whom she loves spending time. She also enjoys going to the movies and shopping in her free time.



As our receptionist, Carol answers the phones, schedules appointments, and files insurance claims. Beginning with our office in 1999, Carol has been a great help to make our patients and their families feel at home when they’re with us. She finds great satisfaction in seeing their wonderful new smiles!

At home, Carol enjoys spending time with her children, Alfredo, Jackie, and Shaylah. Her hobbies are arts and crafts, shopping, family gatherings, and watching movies.



​I work in the front office and greet patients, answer phones, schedule appointments, and assist with the financial contracts.

​In my free time I enjoy going to the gym, riding my motorcycle, and spending time with my two children watching movies or taking walks to the beach.



​Maria works in the front where as a receptionist where she answers the phone, schedules appointments, and helps the patients. Maria has been working with Dr. Connolly for two years and has been enjoying helping our patients.

​I have four kids Jesse, Kimberly, R.J. and Kenny and also two granddaughters Alaya & Leilani whom I enjoy spending all my time with. I also love to go to church where I am blessed to have so many beautiful people around me.




Registered Dental Assistant

​Be has 30 years of dental experience. He favorite part of working at Dr. Connolly’s office is the one on one with patients and seeing their beautiful smiles at the end of treatment.

​Her hobbies include sunbathing, spending time with her daughter and family, and shopping.


Dental Assistant

​Ally has worked with Dr. Connolly for 2 years. Her favorite part of the job is learning as much as she can about orthodontics, being able to learn new skills, and seeing the patient’s happiness when they are done with treatment.

​She enjoys reading, travelling, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her partner, sisters, and cats.

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