Our staff is uniquely trained and highly skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Our staff consists of team members with specialized training and multiple certifications, and each one of our team members has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.
To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with our office today!
Patient Care Coordinator
Gayle is one of our Patient Care Coordinators. She has her BA in education, but has been working in the dental field for more than 10 years. Gayle resides with her husband and their “fur family” of cats and greyhounds. When Gayle is not at work, she volunteers at local nursing homes. Gayle feels lucky to be working with such a nice staff. “It’s a great team!”
Patient Care Coordinator
Lisa comes to our office with over 11 years in the dental field. Before dentistry, she was a florist for 20 years. Her husbands name is Michael and she has one stepdaughter named Candace. Now that she is working a 4 day work week, she hopes to have more time to volunteer at the Humane Sociey.
Kathleen Hoague is a dental assistant in our practice. She has spent 11 happy years chairside with Dr. Powell and Dr Neilsen. Kathleen is a 2004 graduate of Hall-Dale High School and attended the University of Maine at Augusta. She also is radiology certified by the Dental Assistant National Board. She and her husband, Michael, have two beautiful baby girls, Harper, who was born in April of 2013 and Hadley who was born October 3016. When she is not working here, she is spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys home decorating and taking pictures. She often volunteers her time with Mrs. Amy’s kindergarten class at China Elementary School. Kathleen feels that “Dr. Powell makes working for him a joy. He treats the entire staff as though we are not only employees but also family. I have enjoyed the years here at WPDC and look forward to many more.”
Certified Dental Assistant
Michelle is a Certified Dental Assistant and is the newest employee in our office. She comes to our office with 14 years of previous dental experience. She is a member of the Dental Assiting National board. She has two sons: Cody and Jesse, who are her whole world. She loves time with family and friends as well as riding her motorcycle, running, kayaking and hunting. She loves the outdoors and spending time in the Allagash! She loves that the office is so nice and the patients are warly welcomed here and their needs are addressed with the utmost care and concern.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Liz is a full-time dental hygienist that we have here in our office. She has been a hygienist for 15 years and has been with Dr. Powell/Dr. Neilsen for 11 of those years. She graduated from Gardiner Area High School in 1998 and then from the University of New England in 2001. Liz and her husband, Travis, have 3 children together: daughters Sada and Brynnlea and son Braden. She is a member of the Maine Dental Hygienist Association. In addition to her time here, she is also the Director of the Maine Strawberry Queen Pageant, held each summer. She is an Emerald Coach with BeachBody, helping others with their health and fitness. Liz enjoys running and sports, playing with the kids, shopping and outdoor activities. Liz states: “I love doing what I do! The biggest reward I get is helping people to achieve dental health. Patient education is a huge part of what we do as hygienists. Our patients are what this office is all about! As a team, we strive to educate each patient individually and help them to feel comfortable in a situation where many people start out feeling uneasy. I feel that we are able to do this very well. Windsor Preventive Dental Care is a great place to work."
Registered Dental Hygienist - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Janelle graduated from University of Maine at Augusta with her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. Janelle has also completed training as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. Janelle is married to Jason who is a firefighter/paramedic at the Augusta Fire Department. Janelle has two children: Sutton Ann who was born January 2014 and Gunner Timothy who was born March 2016. Janelle is a member of the Dental Assisting National Board, as well as the American Dental Hygienist Association. In her spare time Janelle enjoys skiing, snowmobiling, boating, and of course spending time with family. Janelle is happy to join the Windsor Preventive Dental Care family because the office is close to home, she enjoys her co-workers, and likes being able to help her patients maintain their beautiful smiles.