Meet the Staff Registered Dental Hygenists Denise REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST Hi, my name is Denise and I am so excited to be a part of the Kids Dental Care team. I have been working in the field of pediatric dentistry for many years and am able to follow my passions of dental care and education combined with the privilege of working with children of all ages. I truly look forward to getting to know your children and watching them grow, and my hope is to be a positive influence in their dental care and health. Jo-Ann REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST I am a Registered Dental Hygienist graduate from Bristol Community College. I joined Kids Dental Care’s team in 2000 and love working with the children. Dr. Buccino is a very knowledgeable pediatric dentist. I have been able to grow in my field. As a hygienist, I am one of the first members of our team that will meet your child. When they come for their first cleaning my goal is to make it happy and fun. When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband and three children. We like to travel and spending lots of time outside. I look forward to meeting you and your family. Kelsie REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST I am a Registered Dental Hygienist and graduate of Cape Cod Community College. I enjoy educating patients and their parents about the long-term importance of excellent oral hygiene. As a hygienist, I am one of the first members of our team that will meet your child. When they come in for their first cleaning, my goal is to make it happy and fun. I look forward to meeting you and your family. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. Laura REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST Hi, my name is Laura. I graduated Magna Cum Laude with an Associate’s degree in science from Bristol Community College. I am a Dental Hygienist and became part of Kids Dental Care’s team in 2009. I take pleasure in creating a pleasant experience for your child. My ambition is to educate and motivate your child to maintain a healthy smile. I enjoy building a one of a kind relationship with the children and their families. I have two children, a grandchild and a loving husband. Dental Assistants Jennifer Hygiene Assistant, CDA Hi, my name is Jennifer and I am so excited to be part of the Kids Dental Care team. I graduated from Lincoln tech in 2010 with an associate’s degree. When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my boyfriend and my goddaughter. My hobbies are walking my dogs, painting, yoga, jogging, and enjoying movies. Jessica Orthodontic Assistant During my dental training, I looked forward to finding an exciting office to join. I have found that here at Kids Dental Care. I enjoy helping our patients achieve a healthy, beautiful smile in a fun environment. I look forward to coming to work and when I’m not here, I enjoy being outside and hanging out with my family and friends. Judi Pediatric Dental Assistant Hi, my name is Judi and I am Dr. Buccino’s Dental Assistant at Kids Dental Care. I have been working with at Kids Dental Care since 1997. He is a great pediatric dentist who truly cares about the health of your child’s teeth and has a wonderful staff. My role as his dental assistant is to prepare or educate your child about our dental instruments before we use them. Using kid friendly names, together we listen to the different sounds or get to touch and feel them so to set aside the fears. I love the challenges each day brings, and I look forward to helping your child achieve happy and healthy smiles! Business Staff Alicia Practice Administrator I have been working for Kids Dental Care since 1989, and enjoyed watching the dental office grow over the years with the wonderful staff, parents and children in our practice. If you ever have any questions about our office, please feel free to contact me. Alma Patient Coordinator Hello, I’m Alma. I am the Patient Coordinator for Kids Dental Care. I have worked at Kids Dental Care since 2001. I really enjoy working with the children and families. It gives me great pleasure to watch the children grow into young adults. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, baking, and spending time with my family. Debra Financial Administrator Hi I’m Deb! I am the Financial Administrator and have been with Kids Dental Care since 2009. I really enjoy my job and the people I help on a daily basis. I have been in the dental field for over 25 years mostly working at the front desk; it has been an interesting and fulfilling career. In my spare time, I like to read, garden, enjoy the water, playing WII sports, watching my daughter play softball and just relaxing with my family. Kathy Scheduling Coordinator Hi, my name is Kathy. I am the patient coordinator at Kids Dental Care. I have worked in dental field for many years. I enjoy interacting with the all of the little children. In my spare time, I enjoy rowing whale boats. Kimberley Orthodontic Coordinator Hello, I’m Kimberley, the Orthodontic Coordinator at Kids Dental Care. I am a graduate of the Diman Regional Dental Assistant Program and hold several continuing education certificates. With over 30 years of dental experience including Orthodontics, I am proud to have joined the Kids Dental Care team in 2018. As a parent and previous Orthodontic patient, I understand the dedication required and the investment involved. I am here to help you through that process. Besides my job, I enjoy spending time with my husband, dog and family. My favorite pastimes are gardening, birdwatching, walking and being near the ocean.