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Hygienists

Tricia Demac, R.D.H.

Dental Hygienist Tricia Demac has practiced at New England Dental Group for six years. Her certifications include: local anesthesia, Advanced Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy, OSHA and CPR. She also is an expert in Zoom!® Whitening.

Tricia currently resides in Shrewsbury with her two daughters and enjoys traveling, reading and exercising in her spare time.

“Our goal? Simple: to make our patients happy and healthy!”

Tricia boasts over twenty-five years in the field and joined us in 2010. She is a graduate of Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, Massachusetts, and is certified in local anesthesia, Advanced Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy, OSHA, CPR, and Zoom whitening treatments.

“It’s my job — and my pleasure! — to listen to my patients, understand their needs and desires, educate them, and provide them with the best dental care possible,” she says.

About the practice, she continues: “The team at New England Dental Group is not only top-notch in education, skills and technology…we are warm, caring people with a simple goal: to make our patients happy and healthy!

In her time away from the office, Tricia enjoys staying fit and healthy (“although I’m not obsessed about it!”). She loves the beach — her favorite escape — along with gardening, and home decorating and remodeling projects.

Caitlyn McBride, R.D.H

Dental Hygienist Caitlyn McBride has practiced at New England Dental Group since the Summer of 2012. She earned her Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Mount Wachusett Community College where she also received the prestigious Curriculum Award in dental hygiene. Caitlyn is certified in Advanced Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy, local anesthesia, CPR, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Additionally, she is well-versed in Zoom!® teeth whitening treatments.

When she is not at the office, Caitlyn enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, camping, and fishing.

“We treat our patients like family!”

A graduate of Mount Wachusetts Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts, Caitlyn joined our team in 2012. She is certified in Advanced Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy, Local Anesthesia, CPR, OSHA, and Zoom whitening treatments.

Her patient care philosophy? “To give my patients more than `just a cleaning,’” she says, “and to see each patient as a unique individual, deserving the healthiest and most attractive smiles.”

“I’m very proud to be a member of this team,” Caitlyn says. “I love the patients, the doctors and other staff members, and the amazingly high standards of care this practice sets.”

She adds: “And the feeling I get when I know I’ve helped someone become healthier…or even overcome a dental phobia? It’s priceless!”

Considering our practice? Caitlyn says: “You’ll be treated like family…and it will be the most fun you could possibly imagine having at a dental office!”

When not working, Caitlyn treasures her time with loved ones, and enjoys hiking, fishing, snowboarding…and performing hula hoop tricks!

Tiffany Couture, R.D.H.

nedg-oct-2013-372“I’m thrilled whenever a patient feels comfortable in my chair…and they almost always do!”

When Tiffany Couture was in her teens, she worked as an assistant to a hygienist…and fell in love with the field! Now a registered dental hygienist with a degree from New Hampshire Technical Institute, she’s been a part of our team since 2013. In addition to her Massachusetts State Dental Hygiene license, Tiffany is certified in local anesthesia administration, CPR, and BLS.

“It’s my goal to provide comfortable yet comprehensive care to my patients while helping them improve their oral and overall health for a lifetime. The correlation between oral and systemic health is significant. It’s my duty to promote these connections,” she says.

“I love collaborating with the New England Dental Group team,” she adds, “because it broadens my perspective and ultimately results in even better patient care.”

When asked to identify her greatest professional satisfaction, Tiffany states unhesitatingly: “Helping patients overcome their fear of dentistry. Whenever a patient tells me he or she feels comfortable in my chair, I’m thrilled!”

In her free time, Tiffany enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, trying new foods, and having fun with her two pet rabbits, Yoshi and Louie.

Tanvi Patel, R.D.H.

“Here, we work as a team, delivering excellence in all aspects of dentistry.”

Tanvi joined us in 2015. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, and is OSHA and CPR certified. Among her many contributions are creating individualized, patient-centered oral hygiene plans, prophylaxis, periodontal maintenances, and non-surgical periodontal therapies.

“I strongly believe that every patient deserves the best possible care, which is what each patient receives at New England Dental Group,” she says, adding “my greatest professional satisfaction is serving as a resource for excellent oral health education.

“Here, we work as a team, delivering individualized care in all aspects of dentistry, from prevention to restoration.”

After a busy day, Tanvi enjoys reading, hiking, bicycling, and spending quality time with family and friends.

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