Meet Our Team
Karen, Insurance Coordinator
Karen is the office veteran. She has been our front desk patient coordinator since 1995. She always surprises other staff members with delicious cakes or pies on their birthday. Karen loves turtles! She and her two children have a Russian tortoise named Eragon.
Amy, RDH & Safety Coordinator
Amy has been with the DiBona Dental Group since 2002. She graduated from Middlesex Community College in Lowell, MA, where she grew up. Amy has one daughter who keeps her busy being a group leader for her Daisy Troop. Amy and her husband can often be found at the beach just down the street from their house.
Marion, CDA & Clinical Manager
Marion grew up in Germany where she started her dental career in 1978. In 2001, she moved to the U.S. and currently lives in Maine with her husband and two sons. Marion's family back in Germany includes her daughter, her granddaughter (who is the light of her life) and her mother, and she frequently hops across the Atlantic to visit them. In 2008, Marion joined the team at the DiBona Dental Group. Outside the office, Marion enjoys cooking both German and American cuisine. Marion loves the beach no matter what season it is, and she is an avid reader and loves to hike the mountains of northern Maine.
Donna, Registered Dental Hygienist
Donna joined the DiBona Dental Group in 2020. Originally from Littleton,
MA, she relocated to Exeter to be closer to her family. Donna knew early on what her career would be. During the 7th grade she was exposed to the world of dental hygiene during an after school program. She knew from then on what her career and passion would be Dental Hygiene! She graduated at the top of her class in 1991 from Middlesex Community College in Bedford MA and has her local anesthesia license from Quinsigamond Community College. She is known for administering gentle and pain free local anesthetic, so for anyone who struggles through cleanings, you may be able to be numb for your visit! Outside the office, Donna enjoys spending time with her sisters, her niece
and little great niece and nephew. She loves Siamese cats, and is a mom to three of them (Teddy, Jake and Nick!). Donna is a big fan of the New England Patriots and Tom Brady. On weekends she can be found hiking in the White Mountains, as well as in her backyard, gardening.
Jill, Registered Dental Hygienist
Originally from Northern Maine, Jill decided to relocate to New Hampshire after college. She graduated from the University of New England with a bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene, and joined DiBona Dental in 2020. On top of her hygiene license, she is also licensed to administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. When she is not working, Jill enjoys spending time with friends and family, travelling, snowboarding (often at Sunday River!), and baking desserts!
Emily, Registered Dental Hygienist
Emily is a NH native that graduated from New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI) in 2010 and is in the process of earning a bachelor's degree in Communication. Over her years of practice, she has had the privilege to combine her passion for helping others and her love of dentistry by providing volunteer dental services on two mission trips to Haiti and multiple community awareness events. Emily enjoys all aspects of dental hygiene, but especially periodontal therapy and implant maintenance. When she is not working, you will find her reading, running, cooking, or sitting on any beach. Ask about her year of traveling the US in an RV with her husband and three kids!
Nicki, Registered Dental Hygienist
Nicki has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since graduating Middlesex Community College with high honors in 2006. She is certified in both local anesthesia and nitrous oxide.
Nicki's favorite part of being an RDH is motivating and educating patients on the correlations between oral health and systemic health. She loves sparking conversation beyond brush, floss, rinse and all will be well. This love and passion for overall whole body-mind health has sparked her to earn multiple certifications over the years. In addition to being a certified life and health coach, she is working on her meditation teacher training as well as yoga teacher training.
Nicki lives in southern NH with her boyfriend and their two children, rescue dog, and two dwarf bunnies. They are a family always on the go and in their free time enjoy being outside and going to the gym.
Tracie, Treatment Coordinator
I have been in dentistry for over 25 years. In those years I have worked as a Dental Assistant, front desk and office manager. My favorite part of dentistry is working with the patients. I am married and have a son (who is the light of my life) and a chocolate lab named Sweet Caroline (Red Sox fans will get this) We live on the lake and in our free time we spend as much time as possible on the water enjoying boating, fishing, tubing, wakeboarding and swimming. I LOVE baseball and enjoy going to Boston Red Sox games
Megan, Dental Assistant
Megan is originally from Hampton NH and joined DiBona Dental in 2018. She has a young son who enjoys playing baseball and football, as well as going to Hampton Beach with his mom. When not working at the front desk at DiBona Dental, Megan bar-tends at Applebees. Her favorite drink to pour is a Captain Morgan Bahama Mama! Megan LOVES scary movies, and she does not scare easily. One of her favorites is the Conjouring series. Be sure to chat with Megan about scary movies next time you're in!
Beth, Patient Coordinator
Beth, originally from North Reading, MA, joined the practice in 2020. She was a dental assistant for 12 years before moving into the administrative side of things. Beth lives in Fremont with her husband and two daughters. She loves to cook, camp, and be outdoors any chance she gets!
Kayla, Patient Coordinator
Kayla graduated from Salem State University with a Bachelor's degree in Community Education. She chose the dental field because she finds it fulfilling to be part of a great team that has a positive impact on people in the community. She and her husband enjoy their time together exploring New England and finding "hidden gems" to visit. She also loves reading and researching genealogy.
Maggie, Patient Coordinator
Bio coming soon!
Meg, Dental Assistant
Meg grew up in Keene, NH and moved to the seacoast in 2018. She joined the DiBona team in 2019. After receiving her bachelors in Psychology from Keene State College, she decided to follow her heart and join the dental field. Meg graduated from the dental assisting program at NHTI’s Concord Community college in 2019. For fun, Meg is usually at the beach, perhaps sunbathing and reading the latest Jodi Picoult novel. Running is a passion of hers, and she sometimes participates in 5k races! Meg’s favorite part of her job is being able to put patients at ease and make them comfortable in the chair. Meg finds her job most rewarding when patients have a relaxed experience at the dentist! Next time you’re in, ask Meg about her favorite NH beaches!
Kayla, Dental Assistant
Kayla joined the practice in 2016, after completing her training at Northeast Collaborative School of Dental Assisting. She enjoys assisting surgeries, including endodontic microsurgerires as well as extractions and dental implants. She can often be found working with Dr. Pauk on many root canal procedures (she will help put you at ease, even if you are an anxious patient!) Outside the office she enjoys hiking with her dog, or spending the warmer weekends at the beach with her friends.
Stephanie, Dental Assistant
Steph completed her training at the Northeast Collaborative of Dental Assistant program. The thing she enjoys most about her profession is making apprehensive patients feel more comfortable during a procedure, which builds the patients' confidence and allows for comprehensive dental care. Steph's favorite food is chicken-whole, battered or grilled. She and her family enjoy the great NH outdoors as much as possible. She is expecting baby #2 this December!
Nina DiBona Pauk, R.D., L.D., Dietitian
Nina DiBona Pauk, R.D., L.D. is our staff dietitian. She received her bachelors degree in psychology from Brown University. She then attended Simmons College, where she completed the didactic program in dietetics. She then went on to complete an 11-month dietetic internship at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA, where she gained extensive practical knowledge in weight loss counseling and management of different disease states. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, yoga, reading, waterskiing, downhill skiing, and spending time with her young son and husband (Dr. Pauk!). Nina's Integrative Nutritional Approach.