Dentist in Livonia, MI

Our Doctors

Dr. Terri Todaro

Before I graduated from high school I knew I wanted to be a dentist. I enjoyed working with my hands and wanted to help people be healthy. I always noticed a persons smile as their first physical trait and was drawn to a radiant smile. Dentistry seemed like a perfect blend of my interest and talent.

For my undergraduate studies, I attended the University of Michigan for Cellular Molecular Biology. I applied and was accepted into the University of Michigan Dental School, and graduated in 1985.

Since then I have built an extraordinary practice filled with wonderful patients and exceptional staff. I really enjoy interacting with patients and helping them attain what it is they want for their dental health. I particularly enjoy rebuilding a worn smile. I pride myself on getting the most for patients for their dental dollar.

I love spending time with my family. I have 2 children with my husband Dr. Mark Azzopardi DDS, an oral surgeon in Novi, MI. My daughter Lauren is an orthodontist in Boston, and my son Michael attends the University of Michigan in their dentistry program. When I am not spending time with my family, I can be found riding and jumping my horse, Marquis. I’m a life-long Michigander and love the outdoors and change of season.

Dr. Cynthia Todaro

I attended the University of Michigan. I majored in biology with a minor in art, then continued on to dental school there and graduated in 1992. My favorite part about dentistry is being able to please even the pickiest of esthetic patients.

My love of horses takes me horseback riding when I am not in the office but I also like to bike, wakeboard, and play tennis. I recently adopted two high energy rescue dogs, Luna and Cosi, who keep me running.

Our Team

I am proud to introduce to you three of the most talented hygienists I have ever worked with. At our Livonia dental office, you will be seen consistently by one of these caring intelligent women who are on top of your individual dental and whole health concerns. Not only are they exceptional hygienists, they are truly exceptional caring people.


Rhonda has been with Todaro Dental for the past 32 years. Todaro Dental is her home away from home where she has been fortunate enough to have built so many long, close relationships with patients and office staff and still loves what she does! Rhonda set up and implemented our periodontal treatment program. Her area of interest is in periodontal and whole-body health through education and treatment. Rhonda received her Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene From the University of Michigan.

Rhonda and her husband have two daughters, one is an account manager in advertising and the other a junior at Michigan State University. They enjoy family, beaches, and travel together in their spare time.


Amy graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1994 and has been with us since 2006. She provides gentle care while being thorough and concerned about your comfort. She is a hygienist who cares passionately about improving our patients’ oral health and enjoys expanding her dental knowledge by attending frequent continuing education classes and providing our patients with the latest information available.

Amy and her husband Rob love spending time with their three sons and their basset hound. She enjoys attending her youngest son’s hockey games, as well as many outdoor activities. She was raised in Livonia, attended Livonia Stevenson High School, and still enjoys residing in the city where she grew up.


Paula graduated from Ferris State University in 1990. She has practiced Dental Hygiene for 30 years, nine of those years in San Antonio, Texas where she met her husband Chuck and had her two children, Lydia and Louis. Paula is passionate about periodontal disease treatment, especially how it relates to a patient’s overall health and well being. When she is not helping patients, she enjoys kayaking with her family, walking, working out.

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