Dr. Vukovic
Sandra Vukovic, DDS
Dr. Sandra Vukovic is originally from Montenegro. She graduated from the University of Belgrade in 1994, and for the next 13 years ran her own practice. In 2007, Dr. Vukovic and her family moved to New York. She received additional training in Orthodontics, working mostly with children, from 2007-2008. She achieved her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from New York University in 2014. She is also a certified Invisalign® provider. She has been practicing in the Fairfield Country area for 2 years and has more than 15 years of experience in dentistry.

Dr. Vukovic is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Connecticut Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Student Dental Association
  • Alumni Society Orthodontics Program at NYU College of Dentistry
  • Chamber of Medicine of Montenegro

As a dentist, her goal is to maintain an office where any patient will feel welcome and at home, regardless of age. She also hopes to grow Wolfy Dental Group LLC into a practice that can provide specialized care for many dental needs, including pediatric dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, and endodontics, in one convenient location.

Dr. Vukovic and her husband have 2 teenage sons, ages 17 and 19. She also enjoys the company her dog, Kenzie, and cat, Missy, very much. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, swimming, and spending time outdoors in her garden and in the park near the river.

Armed with her extensive education and experience, Dr. Vukovic looks forward to establishing her special brand of caring rapport with all of our patients and their families.


Imanuel Babayev, DDS, MD – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 
Dr. Babayev earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry and Doctor of Medicine from the SUNY Downstate Medical Center & Oceania University As a resident in King’s County Hospital Center’s Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Babayev became proficient in dental implants, bone grafting, orthognathics and reconstruction. He completed his fellowship at The Center for Dentofacial Deformities & Corrective Jaw Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital.In his role as associate oral surgeon at private practice, Dr. Babayev has built on and refined his surgical expertise. Now part of the Brighter Smiles Dental team, he’s excited to have the opportunity to make an impact on even more patients’ lives through smile restoration. Dr. Babayev also volunteers for Healing the Children, an organization that helps children with craniofacial deformities.

Meet Our Wonderful Staff

Our friendly dental team at Wolfy Dental Group LLC is dedicated to providing gentle, thorough care for patients of all ages in a family-oriented, comfortable environment. We strive to provide treatments that meet your needs and to ensure that you feel at ease when you visit our practice. To learn more about our quality dental care in Wallingford, Connecticut, and to set up your appointment with our experienced dentists, please call us today at 203-265-3139. We are excited to help you care for your smile!

Andrea Holsworth, Office Manager
For nine years, Andrea has been an ever present, caring friend to all our patients, Drs, and staff. With over thirty years of experience in the dental field, she uses all that wisdom and knowledge to help make our patients and staff’s lives easier!Mrs. Holsworth is often the first staff member to greet you upon entering our office, invariably setting a friendly, relaxed tone for your visit.

Andrea is constantly bettering herself with reading, meditation, and classes. She is very close to her family which includes two grown children and a new daughter in law!


Karen Juul-Memoli, RDH,BS
A graduate of University of Bridgeport and Pierce College, Karen has been a practicing Registered Dental Hygienist for 27 years. She has truly enjoyed the last eight years with Drs Friel and Munzenmaier, and more recently Dr. Sandra. She is especially appreciative of the philosophies, techniques, and work ethic the team shares.Mrs Memoli is dedicated to improving the dental health and well being of all our patients. She strives to find new avenues to achieve this every year through continued education, study, and practical application.

In her free time, Karen enjoys reading, hiking, camping, skiing, motorcycling, and spending time with her family. She currently lives in Waterbury with her husband, Anthony, “Sadie the wonder dog”, and various groupings of their four grown children.


Amy Backstrom, RDH, BS, MS
Amy is our pediatric hygienist. She received her undergrad training and degree from University of New Haven, and recently completed her masters in integrative health and wellness at Rutgers University.Mrs. Backstrom has survived 17 years in the dental field (the first few as an assistant!), and finds working with our younger patients rewarding and fun.

Amy spends her days off outdoors with her two little girls, her husband, and dog. She also loves to cook and is a formidable gardener.


Kate England, CDA
Kate keeps everyone calm and comfy on our “Micky Side”! She is a seven year veteran of dental assisting, and has been heroically saving our collective “bacon” for four years.Kate is also at the front desk now, so that may be her friendly voice you hear on the phone!

Ms. England loves hiking, music, her animals, and her two favorite guys, hubbie Dave and son Jack.


Welcome Lynn and Norma on your next visit!

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