Meet the Staff

EricEric was a dentist in the Philippines before moving to the U.S. and then he served in the US Navy for 8 years before joining OA in 2002. At OA, he is the Operatory Manager and oversees our website and social media pages. He is married with two children and enjoys golf, table tennis, bowling and playing music.

RitaRita has been with OA for 26-years and is currently our Treatment Coordinator, which involves setting up new patient plans so they can get their new smiles underway. When not at work, Rita enjoys time with her husband, daughter and a rascally yellow Lab.

LorieLorie recently celebrated her 25th anniversary with OA! Her first introduction to the practice was getting braces at eight-years old with OA founder, Dr. Tanner. (We are glad that didn’t scare her away!) Now Lorie is our Financial and Insurance Coordinator. She is a proud mom to a daughter who is getting ready to start her senior year in high school.

SarahSara wears hats of both Clinical Assistant and Treatment Coordinator. She has been sharing her bubbly personality with OA for over seven years. When not at work, Sara loves listening to music, getting together with family and friends and squeezing in beach time during the short Maine summers.

NadineNadine is the newest member of the OA team and is a Treatment Coordinator. Outside of the office, she enjoys being outdoors, traveling and shares her love of animals by volunteering at the animal rescue.

JackieJackie has been a Clinical Assistant at OA for 24-years. In her spare time, she enjoys biking, running and camping with her husband of 29-years and her grown children (as well as a spoiled five-year old Springer Spaniel). She loves music and especially line dancing.

AmandaAmanda is a registered dental hygienist and graduate of the University of New England. She loves the beach and boating on the ocean. One of her favorite things to do is haul lobster traps around the islands with her husband, Nate.

KateKate is our Appointment Coordinator and manages the North Conway office. She has been with OA for 11-years and before that she was a Clinical Assistant on Cape Cod. Outside of work, she runs a home business, Quilted Daisy and enjoys the outdoor with her husband, two chocolate labs, newly married daughter, son and grandson.

NancyNancy has been in the dental field for over 25-years as an assistant, front desk and billing coordinator. She really enjoys working with patients and seeing the changes in their smiles. She has also been a firefighter/EMT for over 20-years so helping people is very important to her. In her free time, her husband and she enjoy antique trucks, camping, traveling and snowmobiling.

ShannonShannon lived in Maine all of her life. She especially loves fall when she hikes and goes on adventures with her goofy German Shepard, Rondo! In the summer she spends her free time on the boat traveling to places she has never been. Shannon is a new assistant in the office and looks forward to learning a new profession.

LindsayLindsay is the newest Dental Assistant at OA. She loves spending her free time at the beach and traveling to New Hampshire to spend time with her family, friends and two doggies.


COVID-19 Protocols for Patients Entering our OfficesMust Fill Out Within 24 Hour Of Your Appointment

In order to keep our patients and staff safe for the duration of COVID-19, these protocols are mandatory for patients entering OA.

  • COVID history form & COVID consent form must be filled out within 24 hours of your appointment or we cannot honor your appointment.
  • Please brush and floss your teeth at home prior to coming to your appointment.
  • Upon arrival at the office wait in your car, text the office cell phone at (207) 352-3111 for both Scarborough and North Conway to indicate your arrival. We will alert you when we are ready for you to enter.
  • We are limiting the number of people in the office so we ask, whenever possible, that the patient only comes in for the appointment. If it is a minor’s consultation or first visit, one parent is welcome to accompany and will also follow the safety protocol.
  • Please come into the office wearing a mask.
  • Upon entering the office, we will have the patient sanitize hands, do a touchless temperature check, and a Colgate/peroxyl rinse. If you feel sick, please call to reschedule.

The entire Orthodontic Associates staff is well-equipped and versed with all the proper PPE protocols and feel confident that we are doing everything necessary to keep our patients/staff and Doctors safe. Thank you for your cooperation.