Dental Hygienists

Our dental hygiene team is an amazing group of health driven professionals who will partner with you to achieve oral health in conjunction with overall health. They foster an educational environment that lends to a judgement free atmosphere that is sure to make you feel at home.

  • Cami

    A native of NH, Cami has seen many changes in the area, (long enough ago to remember the chicken farm on 101A and Roy's Variety... "Eat here and get Gas!). She has been with the practice for 31 years, seeing third and some fourth generations of families with a warm and caring attitude. She has been an active Regional Board Examiner for the past twenty years and volunteers at the Hospice House in Merrimack. Cami is currently working on completing her degree in Allied Health Leadership and recently obtained her certification as a Public Health Dental Hygienist. Cami loves her work and connecting with each of her patients.

  • Patty

    Growing up, Patty’s father’s Army career brought the family to many places, including Connecticut, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Okinawa. Having graduated from Nashua High, she studied Medical Technology at UNH. Like her mother, she chose a career as a dental hygienist, graduating from NHTI-Concord. Patty has worked for 35 years in a variety of practices, including periodontal and orthodontic and has worked at our Amherst, NH location for 24 years and is a pioneer for the oral-systemic connection and overall health.

  • Jillian

    A lifelong NH resident, Jillian graduated from NHTI as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2016. She has quickly adapted to practicing at Dovetail and easily builds relationships with her many patients. When she’s not in the office advocating for her patients’ health, you can find her scouring Home Goods for the best deals for her new home and her upcoming wedding or enjoying the great outdoors with her fiancé Chris and their fur baby, Autumn. 

  • Susan

    Susan is a native of NH and grew up in Nashua with her large family. In her junior year at Nashua High School, Susan expressed interest in a dental career to her orthodontist. He quickly helped her get a job at a local general practice where she spent her last two years of high school, as a dental assistant. It didn't take long for her to realize that she had found her niche. Susan graduated from NHTI-Concord in 1984 and never turned back. She has been in practice for over 30 years now and still loves her profession. She is passionate about taking care of people of all ages, her main focus is to make people feel comfortable in the dental office. In her spare time, you will find Susan spending time with her son, Tyler, hiking, caring for her two goats, two horses and of course horseback riding.

  • Silvia

    Silvia is originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She went to dental school there and worked as a DDS for 3 years before moving to Framingham, MA, with her husband. She worked as a dental assistant for 2 years, then as a DDS/Hygienist at The Whittier Street Health Center in Boston with a limited license. The couple moved to Manchester, NH, in 2009, where her husband started working as a Primary Care Physician, and Silvia decided to go back to school to get a full license as a Dental Hygienist. She graduated from New Hampshire Technical Institute in 2015 with honors, just before welcoming her second child, Max, who joins big sister, Olivia. She is very happy working at our office, where she loves the friendly environment and feels like she is part of a family. She looks forward to a future in the practice, and getting to know all our patients.

  • Claudia

    Although, Claudia retired in December 2018, she is our go-to when someone needs time off. She loves seeing familiar faces when she is covering and our patients enjoy her guest-appearances. If you don't know Claudia, she grew up in Nashua, NH,  graduated from Forsyth Dental in Boston, and then started her career in Nashua, NH. She moved to the San Francisco area shortly after and practiced in California for 14 years. Moving her family to New Hampshire in the 80’s allowed Claudia to practice in Amherst throughout the rest of her career. She was active in the schools and the community when her daughters were growing up and now spends as much time with her grandchildren as she can.