Carlen is our Office Manager here at Windham Dental. Carlen grew up in the dental field, tagging along with her parents at different dental offices and dental conferences as a child. She began working as a part-time assistant for her father, Dr. Michael Bufo, in high school. Carlen has a Bachelor's degree in Animal Medicine and has always been very involved with animals, small and large. After college, she started her career as a veterinary technician, but later joined Dr. Bufo in the family business. She moved into the administrative side of dentistry in 2013 and expanded her role at both Windham Dental Associates and Brighton Dental Associates before joining us as our Office Manager in 2017.
Carlen has attended courses with Las Vegas Institute in Nevada, NEDOM (New England Dental Office Managers) and AADOM (American Association of Dental Office Management). She enjoys following in her father's footsteps to provide patients with state-of-the-art dentistry and a more personal approach to their dental care. She has a big love for the state of Maine and enjoys spending her free time at the lake and ocean, as well as boating, fishing, camping, hunting, and exploring Maine. Carlen lives by Little Sebago Lake in Windham with her fiancé Ian, cat Ares, and Golden Retriever Sam.
Amanda is our Patient Treatment Coordinator & Front Desk Administrator. Her interest in the dental field started in 2013 when she began a career focused on dental sleep medicine, working with many dental offices across the country to train & educate their teams on sleep medicine. She joined our team in September of 2017 and has fallen in love with her co-workers and the patients here at Windham Dental Associates.
Amanda lives in Standish with her supportive husband and 4 amazing kiddos. When she is not at the office, you can find her spending time with her family & friends, chasing around her toddler, cheering on her daughter at her basketball and soccer games, awaiting visits from her son who is currently away studying at Stonehill College and spending time with her oldest son who has now started on his own adventures in life.
Shauna graduated from the University of New England in 2011 with an Associates Degree and again in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. Shauna joined our team in 2013 and has enjoyed growing with her work family here at Windham Dental. Shauna is a member of the Casco Bay Study Club where she continues to expand her knowledge and insight in the ever-growing dental profession.
Shauna lives in New Gloucester with her boyfriend and beloved bunny, Bun Bun! She enjoys shopping, baking, spending time with her family and exploring with her friends. Shauna is incredibly talented in her work and passionate about her patients oral health. She has the unique ability to make anyone smile with her infectious laugh and bubbly personality - making her visits with her patients not just enjoyable, but fun!
Angela started her dental career in 2001 as a dental assistant. She graduated from the University of New England in 2007 with her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene and has been working in our office ever since. Angela is from Harrison where she lives with her husband and two children. She spends her spare time hunting, fishing, swimming, and anything else the Great Maine Outdoors has to offer. Angela's down-to-earth and friendly nature comes across to all of her patients and makes them feel at ease during their visits. The strong relationships she has developed with them over the years show what a great hygienist she truly is! Angela's favorite quote is "If you see someone without a smile, give them yours". -Dolly Parton
Jen graduated from Lisbon High and continued on to the Dental Careers Institute, working as an assistant for four years before going to dental hygiene school. She knew it was the right career for her and graduated from the University of New England in 2006, joining Windham Dental later that same year! Jen lives in Sabattus with her fiancé and stepdaughter. She spends most of her time dedicated to her two big, beautiful horses, Jake and Donder. Jen grew up with a love for the outdoors and enjoys camping, snowmobiling, and shooting. She is a very family orientated gal - coming from a very large family in fact! Everyone knows Jen here at Windham Dental for her kind and compassionate nature. Over the years, she has formed tight bonds with both her team members and patients. Each and every one of her patients look forward to catching up with her at their regular visits.
Kim is proud and passionate about her career as a dental assistant for over 20 years. She has worked in both orthodontic and pediatric dental practices. She takes great pride in her work and is dedicated to helping people to improve their smile. Putting her skills & education in practice, Kim most enjoys building long lasting relationships with her patients. Kim loves the great outdoors including boating, gardening and making things beautiful with family and friends.
Hannah grew up in Maine and graduated from Bonny Eagle High School. She began her journey at Windham Dental Associates as an intern in January 2018, joining us part time in March 2018, and then full time in May of 2018, when we knew she was too valuable to let get away! Hannah graduated from the comprehensive Dental Assisting Program at New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord, NH in June 2018, which prepared her with extensive education and clinical skills applicable to the "real world" of dental medicine. Hannah enjoys the relationships she is able to make with her patients and always puts a smile on our faces here at Windham Dental Associates. Her cheerful and relatable attitude makes her a hit with everyone she meets.
Outside of work, Hannah loves relaxing at the lake, enjoying Maine's warm weather, and spending time with family and friends.