Carlen is our Director. Carlen grew up in the dental field, tagging along with her parents to dental offices and dental conferences since she was 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 2015 and eventually expanded her role to Director of both Dr. Bufo's practices in Portland and Windham.
Carlen has attended courses at LVI (Las Vegas Institute in Nevada) and is a member of AADOM (American Association of Dental Office Management). Like her father, she has a commitment to a life of learning and furthering her education in the ever-changing field of dentistry. She has a big love for the state of Maine and enjoys spending her free time "on the water"; boating, fishing, camping, and exploring Maine. Carlen lives by Little Sebago Lake in Windham with her husband and two fur babies.
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
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.
Amanda joined us as an Office Administrator in June 2019. She is the cheerful smile you see first when you walk through the door at Windham Dental Associates!
Amanda enjoys camping and spending time outdoors throughout the state of Maine with her husband and 3 children. New to the dental profession, Amanda's favorite part of working in the dentistry is interacting with patients one on one.
Gabby became a Dental Assistant in 2016 and joined Windham Dental Associates at the beginning of 2020. Gabby is also an avid snowboarder and has been competing in freestyle events for over 14 years. She has a daughter who enjoys outdoor activities and exploring nature with her. Gabby often attends "stone fairs" hunting for healing and therapeutic minerals that aid her in her work as a professional psychic medium. The team and patients are continually amazed by her skills!
Gabby's favorite part of being working in the dental profession is helping people, before and after transformations and helping create beautiful smiles.
Hannah graduated from the University of New England with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2016. Hannah became a dental hygienist to help others feel more confident about their smile and is very passionate about educating her patients about their oral health.
She was born and raised in Maine and enjoys living in Lakes Region. Outside of work, you can find Hannah spending time outdoors with her husband and dog. Her hobbies include hiking, skiing, and boating.
Rachel is our clinical team assistant. Rachel graduated from Southern Maine Community College with a major in art. She eventually felt drawn to working in the dental field and helping others. Rachel loves that her career was a "fresh start" and an opportunity to learn new things! She enjoys working with her team of coworkers, as well as getting to know her patients. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys playing ice hockey, camping, fishing and spending time with her friends and family.