Meet the Staff
Karen has been assisting Dr. Petinge with dental procedures since 1994. She received her Dental assisting degree from Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. Karen’s favorite part of the job is the opportunity to interact with her patients at the dental office.
She a lifelong resident of Saugus and enjoys walking Breakheart Reservation or relaxing with a good book at Nahant Beach. Karen and her husband, Harry have three daughters with beautiful smiles.
Janice has been a dental hygienist for over 30 years graduating from of Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene and Northeastern University. She has also been trained extensively in all aspects of managing a dental practice, allowing her to multitask as needed. As a hygienist she truly loves working with her patients to create a healthy smile.
Janice and her husband Andy have 2 daughters. When not at work Janice enjoys going to the gym, volunteering and spending time of the Cape.
Lisa received her dental hygiene degree from Middlesex Community College and her Bachelor of Science Degree from St. Anselm College. For over 10 years, Lisa has continued to have a passion for the dental field and thoroughly enjoys educating and promoting dental health to all of her patients.
Lisa and her husband live in Wakefield with their daughter and 2 dogs, Brady and Tucker.
Karla, RDH received her Associates of Dental Science degree in Dental Hygiene at Middlesex Community College. Karla’s philosophy is to treat all her patients as she would treat her family and friends. She considers the comfort and well-being of her patients while focusing on patient education and preventative dental therapy. Karla’s fulfillment is seeing the improvement in the oral health of her patients.
In her spare time Karla enjoys singing in the choir, outdoor camping, going to the beach, traveling and spending time with her friends and family. Karla is fluent in Spanish and she looks forward to meeting you. Adios!
Ellen Graduated from the University of New Haven, in Connecticut where she practiced Dental Hygiene for 9yrs before relocating to Massachusetts.
With 20 years experience, her goal as a dental hygienist is to secure her patients comfort level While providing the most superior quality of care to her patients. Her experience, positive perspective, clinical training and her ease to communicate with patients allows her to do this.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She lives an active lifestyle, exercising, vacationing and volunteering for the community.
Jackie has worked in the Dental field as an office manager for several years. She loves to ensure that patients continue to maintain their beautiful smiles!
She is a graduate of Salem State University. Prior to her position, she worked in sales and marketing. She is married with two children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends.
As an exercise enthusiast “Spin” and “ Pilates” classes are her passion!
Rosa began her dental career over 26 years ago, as a registered dental assistant. Her current role is that of front office manager.
She is a graduate a of Northeast Vocational School. Rosa enjoys helping and interacting with patients. She is a lifelong resident Of Saugus. Rosa loves to travel, dine out and spend time outdoors. She values quality time with her husband Anthony and their two children.