Simon grew up in Montreal Canada and graduated with Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in education from Concordia University. As business manager at SMPD he oversees patient accounts and can be found handling almost all the non-clinical jobs from sterilization to front desk. Simon loves to spend time with his family. He swim’s with the Maine Masters and enjoys open water races along Maine’s lovely coastline and lakes.
Kylie – Office Manager
Kylie is our Office Manager. She joined Dr Whitney in opening the practice in September 2007. She is responsible for greeting you at check in, scheduling your child’s OR case, making sure the office is running smoothly, and processing insurance claims. She is a great resource for parents and any questions they may have. Kylie is a native of Maine and a proud UMaine graduate (Go Black Bears!). She currently resides in Portland with her husband Dave & their Catahoula Leopard Dog, Lucy. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, photography, and being with her family.
Kacey – Patient Coordinator
Kacey started with SMPD in July 2015. She will be greeting you at checkout, scheduling your appointments, and answering any questions you may have!
Vanja – Scheduling Coordinator Vanja joined our office in May 2012. She is responsible for scheduling patient’s appointments and answering all your important phone calls! She was born and raised in Bosnia. She came to the United States in 1996 and became a US citizen in 2003. Vanja lives in Cape Elizabeth with her husband Sanin, son Deni, & two kitties Smokey & Charley. She loves Ballroom dancing, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends.
Emily – Dental Hygienist Emily started at our office in 2011 as a floater, completing tasks such as cleaning rooms and sterilization. After graduating from the University of New England’s Dental Hygiene program in May of 2012, she is now our newest hygienist! Emily was born and raised in Maine, growing up in Standish and now living in Gorham with her husband, Brett, and their German Shepard, Stoeger. For fun, Emily enjoys going to her family’s camp, boating, fishing, and being with her family.
Keelan – Dental Hygienist Keelan has worked at Southern Maine Pediatric Dentistry since 2009. She graduated from the University of New England in 2007 and has found a love for working with children. She currently lives in Buxton, ME with her husband Patrick, their dog Ivan, and cat, Vladimir the Impaler. Keelan very much enjoys the outdoors whether it be camping, hiking, or fishing. She spends a lot of time with her family and friends and travels whenever possible!
Allyson – Dental Hygienist Allyson started working at SMPD in 2010. She graduated from University of New England in 2009. She has always loved working with children, and is eager to help educate you and your child on how oral health can be fun! Allyson is a busy mom at home with her daughter Elanor, son Everet, Borador dog Lucy, and two cats named Rocky & Tango! She loves being outdoors hiking and spending time with her family.
Mikaela – Dental Hygienist/Floater
Mikaela began at our office in 2013 as our sterilization tech/floater and part time hygienist. She graduated from UNE in 2011 and from UMA in 2012, finishing with her Bachelor's Degree in dental hygiene. Mikaela grew up in Millinocket, Maine and now resides in South Portland. She enjoys quality time with family and friends, traveling, adventuring outdoors, watching sports, and she loves to dance!
Sheryll – Dental Assistant/Staff Coordinator Miss Sheryll has been with Dr Whitney since 2005. She had started her career as a Dental Assistant in 1979. She loves working with children and accompanying Dr Whitney in the hospital. Sheryll also enjoys coordinating staff events and mentors the staff she loves. She grew up in Connecticut, however, has lived in Maine for over 20 years where she raised her four amazing daughters. In her spare time she loves going to the beach, reading, spending time with friends and family and visiting her grandsons every chance she gets.
Becky – Dental Assistant
Miss Becky is a country girl who was born and raised in Maine. She is an energetic, hard worker, who loves her job! Her main focus is to make her patients feel comfortable throughout a procedure. When she is not working at SMPD, she enjoys camping in the northern Maine woods, traveling anywhere, and spending time with her husband Trevor and their two black labs, Lily & Remi!
Braedan – Floater/Dental Assistant
Braedan joined SMPD in July of 2014 and works as a dental assistant/floater. She attended Dental Careers Institute and finished in January 2014. She is passionate about her job and being the best she can be. Braedan resides in Sebago with her husband Scott, chocolate lab Rangeley, and black lab Gunther.