Meet The Staff
Cynthia joined our practice in August 2013. She has over 25 years of experience as a dental hygienist and thoroughly enjoys her profession. She enjoys continuing to care for long time patients as well as meeting new. She has been married to her husband Scott for 20 years, and they have a daughter, Jocelyn. She likes to travel, bike, walk, and continues to be a “reluctant” gardener.
Jen has been a dental hygienist for 19 years and is passionate about her profession and providing personal care to all her patients. She enjoys working with patients to keep their smiles healthy and make sure they know how to maintain their oral health at home. Jen loves spending time with her husband and two sons, especially when they get a chance to go for a bike ride or a long hike. Her two dogs Claire and Cocoa, two cats and many chickens and ducks also keep her busy outside the office.
Maria helps patients of all ages keep their teeth and gums in excellent condition. She also educates them about the best practices for at-home care. She strives to uphold our team’s values of excellent and compassionate care. She has worked as a hygienist for the past 17 years. Outside the office, it’s fun to catch Maria’s latest performance in one of our local theatrical productions. That’s where she can usually be found when she’s not enjoying some time at home with her husband and two children.
Linnea graduated from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene in 2014 and has worked as a hygienist since then. She joined the Hastings team in 2016 and is a strong asset to our dedicated and knowledgeable hygiene department. She loves her career and has a knack for making her co-workers laugh. Outside of cleaning teeth, Linnea has two adorable cats, Zoey and Saige and she enjoys spending time with her family and friends while hiking and going on various outdoor adventures around New England.
Certified Dental Assistant
Melanie joined Hastings Dental Health in 2009. She works directly with Dr. Tom assisting with dental implants, Cerec restorations and many other procedures. She likes how relaxed our work environment is, both for patients and for the staff. Melanie and her husband, Ross, are avid deer and turkey hunters. They also love fishing and watching the Boston Bruins. Melanie and Ross enjoy spending time with family, friends, and especially their fur babies, Louie the mini-pig and their Labradors, Paisley and Hunter.
Certified Dental Assistant
Danielle joined Hastings Dental in 2011 and is one of Dr. Tom’s chairside assistants. She enjoys building personal and professional relationships with her patients while helping fulfill their dental needs. Danielle loves her career and it shows in the quality of care she provides. She also has excellent computer skills, often being the person who corrects small glitches in our comprehensive, state-of-the-art computer system. In her free time she enjoys camping, cooking, shopping, chocolate and various other activites with her husband and two children.
Madison is new to the dental field and Hastings Dental as of 2017 and is enjoying it immensely. She works directly with Maria’s patients, getting them seated, updating medical histories and taking X-rays. She also keeps the sterilization area running smoothly and is a multi-tasker for the hygiene department. Madison is a native to our area and has three small dogs, Munchkin, Nibbler and Puggy, who she enjoys taking on hikes. She is an avid New England Patriots fan and enjoys socializing with friends over Brunch.
Barbara has been with us since 2005, and she has over 25 years of experience in dental care. Barbara has recently stepped away from being one of Dr. Tom’s long time, chairside assistants and is now our behind the scenes guru, tackling the important and unsung tasks that make our day run smoothly. She manages the in-office laundering of our scrubs and uniforms and she also keeps our shelves and drawers fully stocked with folded bibs, suction devices, hygienic barriers and the many other things we use in patient care every day. When she’s not at the office, Barbara likes to relax by the pond with her dog, Molly, and socialize with her family and neighbors.
Ori is our Treatment coordinator. She works to help patients get the treatment they need in a timely manner and generally keeps everything running smoothly on the administrative end. She loves that the organizational and people-oriented skills she has developed over the years are being applied to improve the health and confidence of so many people. Ori is a native of New England and she loves exploring all of the little towns and forests around the region. She also likes to spend time with her family.
Katie joined the Hastings Dental team in 2015. Katie is part of our administrative staff and amongst their numerous duties keeping things running smoothly out front, she greets patients and helps them with the check-in process, coordinates the schedule for our hygiene department and enjoys helping patients feel informed and at ease before and after their appointments. Katie loves being a part of such a tight-knit and passionate office and getting to know the patients. Outside work, if she and her boyfriend aren’t working on a home improvement project, They can be found kayaking, camping, fishing or spending time with their large, extended family.
Chrisse joined our administrative team in 2017 and brings 13 years of experience in the dental field to the table. Chrisse handles verifying patients’ dental insurance benefits before their scheduled appointments and is our go-to girl when it comes to the large task of maintaining our system of patient insurance plans. Chrisse is a big Red Sox and Patriots fan and she also enjoys spending time with her family.