Our Team

Meet Our Team

Reception

Heather

Office Manager

Heather joined our team with a strong background in operations management. Her experience comes from both small and big box retailers, and most recently pediatric dentistry. Her background in patient services, operations, and human resources have been a great asset to South Shore Dentistry.

Outside the office, Heather enjoys being active and loves traveling to different places. She also enjoys spending time at home cuddling her 2 crazy cats Vegas & Zulu.

Loren

Front Desk Coordinator

Loren comes to us with 10 years experience in the dental field. She will be one of the first faces you see when visiting the office and she strives to make the patients’ experience in the office as memorable and positive as possible. Loren has a passion for learning and bettering herself and is always ready to help with anything you need when you are in the office!

In her spare time, Loren enjoys spending time with her fiancé and daughter, who is an avid softball player, and their dog Willow. Loren also enjoys all sports, especially Boston sports teams, the beach, music, shopping, exercising, and art.

Samantha

Front Desk Coordinator

Samantha joined our team in 2017 and came to us with 8 years of experience in the dental field. She previously worked as a Certified Dental Assistant in Pediatric Dentistry and is able to use that knowledge and experience when helping our patients as a part of the administrative team here at South Shore Dentistry.

Outside of the office, Samantha spends most of her time with her husband and their 4 young kids. She also enjoys watching the Patriots, going on cruises and spending time with her family & friends.

Brittany

Front Desk Coordinator

Brittany is the newest member of our administrative team. She started her dental career off as a dental assistant for many years. Her knowledge working as an assistant has been an asset when helping patients with forms and understanding insurance benefits. Her warm and bright smile will make you feel welcome when walking into South Shore Dentistry. She’s been an instrumental member of our front office team.

When not in the office Brittany loves playing sports with her son Noah and spending quality time with her family & friends.

Gunner

Emotional Support Dog

Gunner is an 8 year young rescued red fox lab with a zest for life who loves when a delivery person comes to visit because that usually means a special treat. As our resident emotional support dog, he is here to make your visit as enjoyable as possible by offering nose snuggles and for YOU to give him a belly rub.

In his spare time Gunner enjoys long walks on the beach, tug of war, and playing with his brothers Matthew and Michael.

You might see him at your next visit so be ready to be comforted!

Dental Assistants

Hayley

Dental Assistant

Hayley has been with us since 2011, after volunteering at a Giving Smiles Charity event. Hayley has received her title of Certified Dental Assistant through the National Dental Assisting Board and is highly skilled in all aspects of assisting. Hayley grew up around dentistry, as her mom has worked in the dental field for years. She says her mom always loved what she did and made dentistry sound like such a fun and rewarding career. Following in her mother’s footsteps, Hayley too, loves dentistry, especially anything related to sedation and oral surgery.

Outside of the dental office, Hayley enjoys spending time with her husband, friends, and dog, Leo. She is also an avid sports fan, and loves the beach, shopping, and snowboarding.

Marlene

Dental Assistant

Marlene is a Certified Dental Assistant and has been with South Shore Dentistry for many years now. Marlene loves assisting but she is also a very talented technician and can often be found in the practice’s onsite lab, fine tuning crowns and appliances for South Shore Dentistry’s patients. As the lead assistant for our Six Month Smiles program, Marlene loves watching how the short-term orthodontics program can make significant changes to a patient’s smile, however, she loves their reaction to the finished product even more! When not at work, Marlene enjoys spending time with her husband and their twin boys.

Marquise

Dental Assistant

Marquise is the newest member of our clinical team. She brings with her 8 years of assisting skills in all aspects of dentistry. Prior to becoming an assistant she transported physically and mentally challenged patients. Marquise’s genuine compassion for individuals makes her an exceptional assistant. She loves the role she plays in giving patients a great dental experience.

Outside of work Marquise enjoys being with her large family and her dog, King. She also loves to travel with her family & friends. Her passions are music, interior decorating, and jet skiing.

Jenn

Dental Assistant

Jenn is the newest member in the clinical team, she is a certified and licensed Dental Assistant with over 20 years of experience in the dental field. She has experience in every aspect of dentistry and has spent the last 12 years assisting in periodontal and implant surgery. She is very passionate about her career, always has a smile on her face, and treats every patient with kindness and respect. She is always happy to educate patients and answer any questions or concerns that the patient may have.

Outside of work Jenn enjoys spending time with her 3 children and her boyfriend. She loves the summer, the beach, camping and family time.

Dental Hygienists

Jenna

Dental Hygienist

Jenna graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Bristol Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Science in 2014. Jenna brings a friendly smile and a positive attitude to South Shore Dentistry and says her favorite part of being a dental hygienist is educating her patients on the importance of the oral-systemic health connection. Outside of work, Jenna enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dogs.

Pam

Dental Hygienist

Pam graduated from Mount Ida College in 2005 with a degree in dental hygiene and recently became certified in Laser Dentistry. Pam comes to the office everyday with positive energy and she will always greet you with a smile. Her passion is education, navigating individual treatment needs, and building strong relationships with her patients. She is self-motivated, always a team player, and loves being a part of a professional dental team that provides exceptional dental care. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, young son, family and friends. She also enjoys music, crafts, and all things outdoors!

Alison

Dental Hygienist

Alison graduated from Middlesex Community College’s dental hygiene program in 2014 with an Associate’s Degree. She went on to continue her education and completed her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene at Mount Ida College in 2018. Alison enjoys motivating her patients as well as educating her patients about their dental needs.

When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, kayaking, and going to concerts.