Meet Our South Portland Dental Team
At Gannett Drive Dental, we are a close-knit team that communicates well and works hard to make sure our patients receive the best dental care possible. We value our patients’ time and consistently strive to stay on schedule. We excel at making your dentist appointment an enjoyable and comfortable experience. We invite you to give us a call today to request an appointment with Dr. John Kivus or Dr. Jacob Fillebrown, and we look forward to working with you!
Erin – Dental Hygienist
Earned her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from the University of New England. She has been with our practice since 2009, and she enjoys our fun office atmosphere, and how relaxed and nice everyone is. Erin contributes to the success of Gannett Drive Dental by helping patients with her outgoing and energetic personality. Erin has a dog named Zoe, and in her free time, she enjoys CrossFit and boating on Sebago Lake.
Kathy – Receptionist
Kathy has a total of 29 years in the dental field and has been with Gannett Drive Dental since 2003. She earned her business degree from the University of Maine Farmington. Kathy enjoys getting to know our patients and hearing about their families and hobbies. She also enjoys working with the rest of the team and feels they are more like family and friends than just co-workers. She contributes to the success of the practice by listening to our patients about their dental needs and accommodating them with information that addresses their concerns. Kathy’s hobbies include reading, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
Louise – Dental Assistant
Louise has spent 30 years as a dental assistant and has been contributing her extensive experience to our practice since 2005. She received training at the Institute of Cosmetic Dentistry and earned a certificate in dental diagnostics. Louise contributes to the success of our practice by consistently helping our patients achieve healthy and beautiful smiles in a comfortable atmosphere. She also enjoys the constant laughter in our office and how happy everyone is. Louise has two daughters and some grandkids. Her hobbies include snow shoeing, cross country skiing, kayaking, and spending time at the beach.
Melynda – Dental Hygienist
Melynda earned her Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene in 2007. She has been with Gannett Drive Dental since 2014 and enjoys being part of a practice with such a great team camaraderie and relaxing atmosphere. Melynda is dedicated to educating patients to make better oral health choices, so they can enjoy healthier smiles. Her hobbies include baking, gardening, and photography.
Michelle – Dental Hygienist
Michelle is a graduate of Westbrook College who has been with our practice since 2003. She truly loves our patients and enjoys working with such a caring and fun team. She contributes to our success by caring for and educating all patients, and by striving to give them the best possible treatment.
Stephanie – Dental Assistant
Stephanie has been in the dental field for 25 years and has worked with our team whenever she can since 2000. She has completed extensive cosmetic and orthodontic courses and utilizes this experience and knowledge to help educate patients. She loves working with people and helping them improve the look of their smile. Stephanie has three children: Becca, 25; Hailey, 18; and Cooper, 10; and enjoys working out and gardening.