What is an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant?

Michelle illustrates Isolite (II)

What is an EFDA? Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) programs are designed to train Certified Dental Assistants and Registered Dental Hygienists in the art of Restorative Dentistry. Not all dental offices have a professional on staff with EFDA qualifications but we are very fortunate to have Michelle Webber at Seasons of Smiles Dental. She strives to make her patients as comfortable as possible. Her goal is for her patients to love their smile as much as she does and she goes the extra mile to ensure that outcome. The additional education attained enables EFDA’s to perform duties including direct patient care, which may be legally delegated by a licensed dentist. Even though Michelle does not require an assistant when completing restorative work, … Continue reading →

Bill Curtis has a Smile Makeover

Bill Curtis's new smile makeover at Seasons of Smiles Dental

When Bill Curtis was thirteen years old he was riding his bike near the General Henry Knox Museum at Montpelier in Thomaston, Maine. He crashed his bike and chipped his two front teeth in half.  By the time he was seen by a dentist it was too late so his two front teeth were removed and a flipper partial was put into place. Seven years later he had a permanent bridge placed by Dr. Gerald Pendleton DDS here in Camden Maine. Do you want to venture the cost on a 4 unit bridge back in 1970? A whopping $180! For the next forty-six years, that bridge held on. No decay and nothing broke on it. However, aesthetically the bridge needed help. Curious to see more … Continue reading →

Thomaston Maine

It was October of 1994 and we were living in a tent trailer with 3 kids on the coast of Maine. It was getting too cold. In the mornings we would get the blow dryer to warm up the inside on the tent trailer. It was time to get a job and go back to work. We found a house to rent in Thomaston Maine. It was such a comforting feeling unloading the tent trailer in our new home. Here are a few photos from this beautiful part of New England. … Continue reading →