Each of our dentists offer comprehensive patient based care
Dr. Nielsen is our practice owner and full dental care provider. She is a local "Maine-Ah" who grew up in Clinton. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and with Honor from the University of Maine at Orono. She earned her dental degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Dr. Nielsen participates in and donates to many local charities and events.
Dr. Nielsen lives in Waterville with her husband John, and their poodle terrier Daisy. She enjoys reading, knitting, and spending time with her family and friends.
"My favorite part of owning a dental practice in Windsor is being able to give back to our local community." -Dr. Beth A. Nielsen
Dr. Bukala is our associate dentist. He grew up in both Toronto, Canada and Warsaw, Poland. Dr. Bukala received his undergraduate degree through McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He attended Boston University for his dental education. In his spare time, Dr. Bukala volunteers at the Oasis Dental Clinic in Brunswick providing free care to the underserved.
Dr. Bukala now lives in Auburn and enjoys Central Maine very much. His activities include reading, traveling, and hiking.
"Giving my patients the best care possible is always my treatment goal."-Dr. David Bukala
Our patient care coordinators are the first smiles you see as you walk through our doors
Lisa is the part of our Patient Care Coordination team at the front desk. She has worked in dentistry for many years and is also a certified dental radiographer.
Lisa and her husband have been married for 19 years and have a cat, dog, and three goats. They recently built a home in Monmouth. Lisa enjoys golfing, fishing, reading, art, and playing piano.
"Working at the front desk allows me to build relationships with patients, many of which I now call friends." -Lisa
Meranda has recently joined the fabulous WPDC team. She has an associates degree in Health Administration and joins us with 13 years' experience in both customer relations and public service.
Meranda is a current and native resident of Windsor. She enjoys playing disc golf, karaoke, acyrlic painting, BBQs, and hosting game nights with her family.
"Working and living in the same town allows me to get to know patients on a community level." -Meranda
Our dental assistants always make you feel at ease during your appointment
Kathleen is the clinical coordinator for Windsor Preventive Dental Care. She also works as a chairside assistant with both Dr. Bukala and Dr. Nielsen.
Kathleen lives with her husband Micheal and two girls, Harper and Hadley. They have one kitty named Bolt. She enjoys having Friday lunches with her mother and girls. Her activities outside of the office also include photography, shopping, and spending times with family and friends.
"My patients are like family. Over the past 15 years I have treated them as though they are family." -Kathleen
Lizzy is another wonderful addition to our assisting team. She has a BA in Psychology from Wheaton College and recieved her Dental Radiographer license this year.
Lizzy's family includes her husband Scott and son Levi. They have two dogs Odie and Daisy. Her hobbies are camping, fishing, reading, and spending time with family.
"I enjoying making people smile, and creating a smile they can be proud of." Lizzy
Our preventive care specialists
Nikki graduated from the University of Maine at Augusta with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has worked in the office for over 15 years, and now works part time.
Nikki and her husband Cam have four children named Makenzie, Trent, Brett, and Paisley. They enjoy camping, going to concerts, and watching their children participate in sports.
"I enjoying giving my patients the very best care possible." -Nikki
Tiffany graduated from the University of Maine at Augusta with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is a full time hygienist in our office as well as marketing coordinator.
Tiffany and her husband Steve have three children Aubrey, Jaxon, and Taylor. Tiffany enjoys family time and reading. She is a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxillary, China School PTO, and coaches sports in China.
"My goal is to make our patients feel comfortable in the dental chair. Many times after they leave I feel like I have made a new friend."-Tiffany
Tonya is a recent graduate of the University of Maine at Augusta . She also has her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene and works full time in the office.
Tonya married her husband Eric this year and spent their honeymoon taking a road trip to South Dakota. They share their home in Washington with their dog Crum. Tonya enjoys repurposing furniture, reading, and taking walks with her dog.
"My favorite thing about being a dental hygienist is educating patients about their oral health"-Tonya
It takes many hands to deliver excellent patient care
John is Dr. Nielsen's husband and office coordinator. He helps out at the office in many different roles.
Annie is Dr. Nielsen's mother and works behind the scenes with office tasks and paperwork.