Kathy is a graduate of Eli Whitney Technical School, class of 1971, graduating as a certified dental assistant. Kathy became a member of Dr. Filler’s team in 2002, Her dental experiences include assisting chairside in both the general practice as well as dental specialty offices. Her work experience also included training dental residents at the VA Medical Center in West Haven, Connecticut as well as holding the clinical instructor post at Eli Whiteny Technical School for two years. Kathy has also served as President of the Connecticut Dental Assistants Association from 1982 – 1985. Since moving to New Hampshire, Kathy has been employed in the dental field working at the front desk – with her main emphasis on insurance and financial/treatment planning .With well over 30 years of experience in the dental insurance industry, Kathy has the expertise to analyze and maximize your insurance benefits. She also has significant experience in financial arrangements, which benefits our patients in selecting the best plans for their budgets. Married, with two children, two step-children and six grandchildren and counting! Kathy enjoys playing the piano, singing, and is very active in the music ministry at her Londonderry parish. Her greatest love is little RJ who is a constant source of pride and joy.
Debbie joined Dr. Filler’s dental team in 2000. Originally from Ellsworth, Maine, Debbie has been a Windham resident for over 30 years. She received her Associates Degree from Husson College in the medical secretary field. She has held secretarial and bookkeeping positions with a local hospital, medical office and accounting firm. She also managed a small business restaurant in the local area. Debbie has received additional dental management training with Profit Marketing Systems as well as MacKenzie Associates giving her the skills and expertise to efficiently schedule our patient appointments. She is the go to person when patients have special appointment requirements! She is an active member of Windham Presbyterian Church, Salem Chamber of Commerce and Property Manager for Cobbett’s Professional Office Park. Debbie is the proud mother of three grown children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and traveling.
Pam graduated from Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists and Northeastern University in 1978 and has been practicing dental hygiene for 38 years. She has been a member of Dr. Filler’s team since 2000 and one of her lead hygienists . Pam brings to Dr. Filler’s office a broad range of experiences in both general and speciality practices. She maintains her license in both NH and MA and continues to strengthen her credentials by continual educational coursework. Recently Pam achieved her laser certification for soft tissue therapy and early decay detection using the Diagnodent laser. Pam’s top priority is our patient’s oral health and she utilizes all the modern techniques from pocket irrigation, site specific antibiotic therapy, and the cancer screening Vizilite system. She resides in Londonderry with her husband and is the mother of two grown sons. Pam enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, yoga and sitting on any beach!
Melissa joined our team August of 2013. She graduated from Keene State College in 2009 with a B.S. in Biology and a Minor in Management. She received her Associates in Dental Hygiene from NHTI in Concord, NH in 2012. She previously was a dental assistant for over 6 years while working to receive her degrees. She has worked in both general and specialty practices where she has had extensive experience in soft tissue periodontal treatment. Recently she became certified to administer local anesthesia and subgingival Arestin treatment in periodontal pockets. Melissa continues to take courses in all aspects of oral dental care so as to ensure our patients achieve a lifetime of healthy smiles. She works along side our clinical coordinator, in marketing and is also involved with dental education programs in the community. Melissa lives in Concord, NH and in her free time enjoys, cooking, exercising, painting and being outdoors with her rescue dog.
Myla joined our practice in 2015 after completing an extensive five-year program of dental studies in Poltava, Ukraine in 1991, qualifying her to practice dentistry in Ukraine. Since moving to the United States in 2013, she has continued to keep her dental skills current by working as a dental assistant. She earned her dental assisting certificate from Seacoast Career Schools and is working towards Dental Assisting National Board Certification. Myla continues to train in all aspects of oral appliance therapies, restorative, laser and implant dentistry. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and baking for her family, and loves to head up north to the Lakes Region.
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