Dara joined our team in 2009 and has worked in the dental field for over 16 years. She is a registered dental hygienist and a certified orthodontic assistant. Dara earned Associates of Science degrees in Dental Hygiene and Medical Laboratory Science through the University of Maine systems. Her fun-loving and easy going spirit allows her to give special attention to each patient to make their visit a comfortable, rewarding experience.
When she is not in the office, Dara spends time with her husband and two sweet girls who are involved in girl scouts, painting, music and multiple sports teams.
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What it lacks in size, Damariscotta Lake State Park in Jefferson, Maine, makes up for with amenities. One of Maine’s most popular day-use parks, it is only a short drive from the state capitol of Augusta. Beachgoers enjoy relaxing on the … Continue reading
The Maine Wild Blueberry Festival at Union Fair was born in 1960 as a method of promoting the industry in Maine. The secondary goal of the festival was to find the best blueberry pie maker in the coastal area. Mrs. … Continue reading
Thomaston is an old seaport, popular with tourists and noted for its antique architecture. The population was 2,781 at the 2010 census.Thomaston is an old seaport, popular with tourists and noted for its antique architecture. The population was 2,781 at … Continue reading
Medomak Valley Boys Basketball team defeats MDI for the 2013 Eastern Maine Class B Basketball Championship at “The Mecca” in Bangor, Maine. … Continue reading
Rockland, Maine Rockland is home to the Maine Lobster Festival, a celebration held annually in honor of the town’s primary export: lobster. In the first week of August, thousands of people come from all over the world to participate in … Continue reading
Rockport, Maine was the home of Andre the Seal, a seal adopted by the Goodridge family in the 1970s, and who entertained guests in Rockport Harbor until his death in 1986. The seal’s owner Harry Goodridge co-wrote a book about Andre, … Continue reading
Appleton is a town in Knox County, Maine, incorporated on January 28, 1829 from the former Appleton Plantation. Also in 1843 it annexed land from Hope to complete its boundaries which have not changed since then. Samuel Appleton, for whom … Continue reading
Washington is arural town located in the Mid-Coast area of Knox County, Maine with a population of about 1,400 people. It has vintage working farms, beautiful forested areas and two pristine lakes. The town is the 2009 winner of the … Continue reading
Warren was settled in 1736 at the head of the tidewaters of the St. George River. The settlement was about 30,000 acres. On Nov. 7th 1776 the settlement was incorporated as the Town of Warren. In the “Annals of Warren” … Continue reading
Blueberries in Hope, Maine The low-bush blueberry is native to Hope. Maine’s Amerindians gathered these wild berries. They used them in their pemmican, the high-energy, not-so-perishable food that hunters and warriors took on their expeditions. No doubt, Hope’s early settlers … Continue reading
Union, Maine Union is a rural community located in a countryside of rolling fields and woods, well watered with lakes and rivers. It situated at the junction of Routes 17, 131 and 235 about 15 miles inland from Rockland. Present … Continue reading
Camden, located in mid-coast Maine has been called the prettiest spot in Maine. It is one of only two places on the Atlantic seaboard where the mountains meet the sea. Settlers were here as early as 1768, and it was … Continue reading