Bea is a graduate of Collin College Dental Hygiene School Class of 2021 and an eighth generation Texan. She started travel temping in New England shortly after graduating, and fell in love with Maine! Her passion for hygiene is driven by providing trauma-informed health care; this includes ensuring empathetic, compassionate care for those with anxiety and introducing children to dentistry with enthusiasm! In her spare time, Bea enjoys perfecting family pie recipes, finding new places to get coffee and a bagel, and watching movies that are way too suspenseful. Bea is looking forward to making lifelong friends in Maine and forming great relationships with new patients!
Taijia started in the dental field as a dental assistant in 2007, quickly realizing that she loved teeth! She then pursued hygiene school, graduating from her hygiene program in 2010. Taijia loves working with patients of all ages. Taijia works in public health at Headstart, a program that promotes the school readiness of children from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. When she's not busy with work, you can find Taijia enjoying time with her husband, three kiddos and two cats! Fun fact: she loves home decor and refinishing furniture!
Meet Maddie, our Dental Hygienist. Maddie is excited to join the Windham Dental team! She graduated in 2009 from the University of Augusta's Dental Hygiene Program.
Maddie's goal is to build long lasting relationships with her patients while providing exceptional, individualized care. Maddie stays up to date on the latest advancements in her field by attending continuing education conferences, and reading peer reviewed scientific research. Maddie is invested in your dental health, and can't wait to help you reach your oral health goals!
Outside of work, Maddie enjoys traveling, and exploring Maine with her husband, and three kids. When she's not exploring, you can find her reading or coaching her kids cross-country team.
Meet Makayla, our dental assistant! Makayla graduated from Bonny Eagle and lives in her hometown of Standish, Maine with her son Camden and great Dane Waylon. She loves traveling and spending time with her family. Outside of work you'll find Makayla in the "great outdoors"; camping, fishing, and hunting. She is an avid reader and big country music fan! Makayla has always had an interest in the dental field, recently taking the jump into her dental assisting career. She enjoys getting to know patients on a personal level and making them feel more comfortable when they are in the chair.
Meet Shelby, our dental assistant! In high school, Shelby graduated top of her class with a 3.8 GPA. After graduating, she attended The VIP Dental Assistant Training of Maine Program, finishing top of her class again! She is a huge animal lover and spent four years as a lead animal care technician, returning to her dental career in 2022 at Windham Dental. She has a background in pediatric and general dentistry. Shelby loves going above and beyond to create a safe and positive environment for her patients and building relationships with them. She loves seeing them through their treatment and being a support for them. Shelby says "Being able to get on a personal level with my patients and helping them to feel comfortable in the dental chair makes me so happy".
Outside of work, you'll find Shelby outdoors, on the water, and spending time with her son Austin and husband Joe.
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.