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BAY BREEZE DENTISTRY
Carmen V. Santana, DMD
Advanced Dentistry with Traditional Values™

Meet The Team

When forming Bay Breeze Dentistry, Dr. Santana knew that she wanted an office setting that her patients would be able to enjoy.  In order to accomplish this, she surrounded herself with not only some of the best equipment, but with the best team members.  Dr. Santana specifically searched for those that have an understanding for quality, thorough work, caring and thoughtfulness for the patient, and an upbeat attitude in the office.  From the minute you step in the office to the time you leave, the team of Bay Breeze Dentistry is there to make the patient's experience a pleasurable visit!


 

HYGIENISTS

JANET, REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

Janet has been a practicing clinical hygienist for over 37 years, primarily here in the NH seacoast.  She served a short time in the United State Air Force and graduated from the University of Virginia and Onondaga College, located in upstate NY.  As a Registered Dental Hygienist, Janet has been happily working in several dental practices over the years while raising her children. Her daughter is a nurse practitioner who lives in Vermont, and her son works at Merrill Lynch in Manhattan. She is also the proud grandmother of a beautiful eight year old girl and a four year old boy.

When not taking care of teeth, she enjoys being a voracious reader, cross country skiing, and kayaking.  She far prefers a book and a hammock to a treadmill or a gym. After all, you can floss your teeth while swinging in a hammock!

She promises her patients that she is gentle, understanding and tries her best to help you, never scold you! She loves her work at Bay Breeze Dentistry, where we all enjoy the high tech advantages that deliver first rate dental care to all. She looks forward to meeting you to help you gain a winning smile!

BRIANNE, REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

Brianne, a Registered Dental Hygienist, has been practicing dental hygiene since 2010, and joined our team in January 2015. She moved from Westminster, Massachusetts and is enjoying the seacoast. Originally from Pennsylvania, she attended the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, PA, graduating in 2009.

When she's not taking care of your oral hygiene, she loves shopping, kayaking, snowboarding and enjoying the outdoors. She and her husband also love to take road trips.  They welcomed their daughter, Kennedy on July 11, 2017.

Brianne has worked in a variety of dental offices and loves the technology that Bay Breeze Dentistry has to offer. She strives to make the patients feel comfortable, is nonjudgmental, and has a very gentle touch. She looks forward to meeting you! 

LAUREN, REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

Lauren joined our team in January 2016. She has been practicing dental hygiene since 2011, and is known among her peers as a passionate leader in the field of dental hygiene. She lives in York Maine with her husband, Justin, and their children, Lillian and Ziggy.  In her free time, she enjoys skiing, hiking, and practicing theatre.  

Lauren, a Registered Dental Hygienist, is the recipient of the 2013 Kristine Blaisdell Memorial Award - in recognition of dental hygiene students who exemplify leadership and commitment to the profession of dental hygiene.  She has a strong commitment to public speaking, continuing education, and patient education.  Lauren believes in giving back to the community and can frequently be found at health fairs and free clinics donating her services.  She has a gentle but thorough approach when cleaning teeth, and she’s an ideal hygienist for any patients who struggle with dental anxiety.  She looks forward to meeting you!



 

DENTAL ASSISTANTS

OLIVIA

Olivia started at Bay Breeze in January 2017.  Having graduated from the Northeast Collaborative School of Dental Assisting in December 2016, Olivia is a very compassionate and caring person who helps to put our patients at ease.  In her spare time, she loves taking her 3 dogs on walks.  She also enjoys reading, drawing, and traveling.  

MADDY

Maddy joined the Bay Breeze team in the spring of 2018.  She graduated from Northeast Collaborative School of Dental Assisting in August 2015.  She has experience in both Orthodontics & Oral Surgery.  Maddy wants to make sure all our patients have a fun and comfortable experience while helping them get the care that they need.  When not at work, she loves to hike and explore all around New England.  She also loves to spend time with family, cook, and especially eat whatever she has created!    


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OFFICE ADMINISTRATORS


SARA - MARKETING

Sara joined our team in 2018. She graduated from University of South Carolina in 2017 with her bachelor’s degree in public relations.  She lives in Portsmouth and when she is not working on marketing for Bay Breeze, she enjoys skiing, hiking and traveling. She’s very excited to be part of the Bay Breeze Dentistry team and looks forward to meeting all the patients.

VICKI - OFFICE MANAGER

Vicki joined the Bay Breeze team in January 2015 and has been in the dental field for over 25 years.  She has been married to her husband, Rob, since 1992, and has two boys, Robbie & Nick.  She enjoys spending time with her family, watching movies, and reading.