I have asked my wonderful staff, to write a little Bio about themselves so that you can get to know them a little better. Without them I couldn’t provide the highest level of care for you. At the core of South Boston Dental Associates is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us. We can't wait to see you!
Sincerely, Dr. Philip Barber
Donna Cashin, Billing/Insurance Coordinator - Donna has been with South Boston Dental Associates since 2002 but, she has been a patient of ours since 1987. Who knew when Donna came in for an appointment as a first time Mom she would leave with a part time job. Donna went to Cardinal Cushing High School and is CPR certified. Before she came to work for South Boston Dental she worked in the corporate office of a former local supermarket in Southie for 18 years. Some of our patients tell us they recognize that familiar face when they come in. She is married with one son, even though she moved out of South Boston 15 years ago she still calls Southie home. Donna enjoys going to the gym with her gym buddies, spending time with family and friends.
Anne LeBlanc, Hygienist - Anne has been with South Boston Dental Associates for almost 40 years as our employee but, Anne was a patient of ours before that. Anne attended hygiene school while working here with us, and graduated with a RDH degree from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene in 1979. After Anne graduated she went from assisting to working as one our hygienists. She is radiology and CPR certified. Anne is another one of our hygienist that is full of adventure and loves to travel with family and friends. Anne is a long time resident of Southie and loves walking the beach, Castle Island and seeing familiar faces from our office. She also enjoys reading and spending time with friends.
Erika LaFlamme, Hygienist - Erika has been with South Boston Dental Associates for 23 years. Erika received her Certified Dental Assistant certificate from Massasoit in the Dental Assisting Program. Erika received her RDH degree from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, she is also radiology and CPR certified. She has been in her field for 31 years. Erika loves talking to patients and educating them on the latest products, everything from whitening to as simple as a mouthwash. When you are talking with Erika you will realize she is full of adventure, as she loves to travel. On her active side she loves yoga and spinning. Erika also enjoys photography and reading many genres of books.
Maureen Feeney, Hygienist - Maureen has been with South Boston Dental Associates since 2014. Maureen received her RDH degree from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene. Maureen received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1994 from Northeastern University. Maureen is Licensed to administer local anesthesia and CPR certified. She has been in her field for 23 years. Maureen is very busy with her three sons who play hockey and lacrosse leaving her spending a lot of time at sporting events. Maureen likes reading, knitting, gardening and spending time with her family.
Mary Launie, Hygienist - Mary has been with South Boston Dental Associates since 2007. Mary received her hygiene degree from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, and received a Bachelors Degree in Health science at Northeastern University. She is also radiology certified and CPR certified. Mary has been in her field for 43 years. She is very active with gardening, walking trails in state parks, walking beaches on the Cape and going to the gym. She is involved in book clubs and volunteering in the community.
Carol Harney Hill, Assistant - Carol has been with South Boston Dental Associates since 1988. She has been in her field for 35 years. Carol attended Northeastern University and is CPR certified. Carol has multiple jobs with our office besides assisting, we keep her very busy. Carol has four children and one grandchild. Carol loves to travel and goes 2- up touring on her BMW cs1200 motorcycle.
As you can see we have a talented and gifted group of individuals here at South Boston Dental Associates. Each person brings a great amount of enthusiasm and passion for their profession. They not only strive to educate themselves but also their patients and still manage to have fun in the process. We look forward to seeing you soon!