Meet Our Team

We know that our practice is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who we employ, which is why we take pride in our friendly and well-trained team members! As a team, we are especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs as a patient.

Our staff is uniquely trained and highly skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Our staff consists of team members with specialized training and multiple certifications, and each one of our clinical team has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with our practice today!

Our Operations Team

  • Heather Brager - Director
  • Joanne Czedik - Administrative Assistant 
  • Brandon Grunes, DMD - Pediatric Clinical Director
  • Jane McMahon, RDA - Clinical Operations Coordinator
  • Kathleen Carlson, CDA - Orthodontic Coordinator

HeatherHeather Brager, Director

Heather Brager leads, coordinates, and manages the comprehensive needs of the practice. She works closely with the owners/partners and the entire team to uphold the highest standards of care for our patients and their families. Heather supports the team in providing each patient of Natick Dental Partners with the best possible dental experience, from the initial scheduling call through the completion of their dental care. Heather is also a Shinpiden Reiki Master, a published poet, and a visual artist. She spends most of her personal time with her two teenage sons and partner Charles, exploring New England, cooking elaborate ethnic meals, and talking to her cats.

Joanne Czedik, Administrative Assistant

Joanne Czedik has been the Administrative Assistant at the practice for over 20 years. She takes care of Payroll, employee benefits, accounts payable and property management. Joanne has an adult son and daughter. She lives in Marlborough with her husband and kitties and enjoys cooking, travelling and going for rides with her husband on his motorcycle. 

ScreenshoJane McMahon, Clinical Operations Coordinator

Jane McMahon is responsible for overseeing clinical scheduling and staffing, as well as daily clinical workflows. She works closely with the Director and entire team while also managing vendor relations, clinical supplies ordering and inventory, as well as ensuring that the practice is a clean and welcoming atmosphere for our patients. Jane also truly enjoys supporting the pediatric department while creating a comfortable environment for children and their parents. Jane graduated with academic honors from Porter & Chester Institute leading to her state licensure in Dental Assisting. She is dedicated, passionate, and prides herself in being personable and professional. Jane has resided in Natick her entire life, and in her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her 3 children, and her friends and family.

Kathleen Carlson, Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator 


Kathleen Carlson has been with Natick Dental Partners for 27 years.  She started as an orthodontic assistant and is now our Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator. Kathleen oversees the orthodontic department working closely with the team of orthodontists and assistants. Teamwork is key to ensure smooth daily operations and to provide our patients with the very best possible experience in achieving a beautiful and healthy smile. Another crucial part of her position is communicating with both parents and patients so that every question is addressed, answered and a comfortable reassuring environment is provided. Our goal is making our patients feel like number 1!!!!! Kathleen is a certified dental assistant as well as state licensed.  She has a passion for the orthodontic field of dentistry and feels she has truly found her niche. Kathleen resides in Natick, and outside the office she spends time with her adult daughter and son and their families. She stays active by skiing and playing tennis.

Natick Dental Partners

  • Natick Dental Partners - 230 Pond St., Natick, MA 01760 Phone: 508-653-2417 Fax: 508-650-5715

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