Meet the Team
Nashua, NH Dentist
Suzanne, CDA, Office Administrator and Facilitator
Suzanne is Dr. Ura’s wife and Patient Satisfaction Representative. A Nashua native, Suzanne attended Middlesex Community College and earned her Associates Degree in Dental Sciences. She is a Certified Dental Assistant and continues her education regularly attending courses and seminars. She is the proud mother of three grown kids: two girls, one boy, and has two grandchildren. Suzanne is also a Notary Public; if you need something notarized, do not hesitate to ask. Outside the office, Suzanne enjoys her family, cooking, yoga and a little golf.
Mia, Client Facilitator
Mia comes to us after 11 years of teaching karate and 9 years in the restaurant industry. She owned a successful karate school independently for 6 years. With this experience, Mia has immense knowledge in customer service, management, and how important it is to meet each client’s individual needs. Being a health conscious and active person, Mia was interested in the connection that dental health has to our overall health. Mia was attracted to the Center For Dental Excellence based of the reputation of excellence in service and care that allows her to continue to grow in the dental field. She loves applying her expertise in the dental field to help our clients discover ways to achieve the dental health and smile of their dreams. She enjoys interacting with patients, and finding ways to make people smile. Outside of work Mia still practices and teaches karate, hikes, runs, and loves spending weekends on her boat on Lake Winnipesaukee.
Renae, Client Facilitator
Renae comes to us with 4 years of assisting/clinical background. She has worked in specialty offices such as oral surgery, pediatrics, and general practices. Renae has a thorough understanding of all clinical procedures, and enjoys working with clients to help them as these work to achieve their goals for dental health. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time working on her house and yard, as well as hiking, biking, kayaking, camping, bowling, and taking trips to the zoo and the beach. She loves animals very much, and enjoys spending time with her cats as well as looking for wildlife outside. She was a Massachusetts resident for 32 years, and made the move to New Hampshire 2 years ago and loves the life in the Live Free or Die state!
Joshua, CDA, Recare Coordinator
Joshua, a Certified Dental Assistant, has been an integral part of the team since 2006. He enjoys developing relationships and helping patients achieve their dental goals by listening to how they feel and what is important to them. When working with Joshua you will be left with a feeling of ease and comfort. Joshua takes continuing education courses to further his assisting skills, techniques and technology. He is truly committed to the profession, the patients and the practice. Joshua lives in Bedford with his husband, Todd. He is an avid yoga practitioner. He and his husband enjoy gardening, hiking and trips up to Northern Maine.
Lucy, CDA, Clinical Manager
Lucy is originally from Ukraine and is a Certified Dental Assistant. She has been a member of our team since 2007 and has been assisting in the dental field since 2002. What attracted her to the Center for Dental Excellence was the combination of high tech dentistry and a strong focus on excellent patient care. With years of experience in cosmetic dental assisting, she always takes the opportunity to further her knowledge beyond traditional dentistry. Lucy is a people person, and she loves learning about our patients. One of the things she enjoys about dentistry is how changing a patient’s smile can change their life. Lucy’s life is fulfilled with her husband, two kids, friends, outdoor activities, and reading.
Jenny, CDA, Dental Assistant
Jenny is a Certified Dental Assistant since 2001 and is a New Hampshire native. Jenny attended the Boston University School of Dental Medicine’s dental assisting program. What attracted Jenny to the Center for Dental Excellence was the advanced technology, reputation of excellent patient care, and the commitment to excellence and their clients.
On her time off she enjoys cooking and trying new recipes. During the summer, she enjoys going to her camp and enjoys skiing the New Hampshire ski areas in the winter.
Mardie, CDA, Dental Assistant
Mardie is a Certified Dental Assistant and has been in the dental field since 1992. Mardie has a passion for connecting with client’s and building strong relationships and helping them strengthen their dental health. She joined the Center For Dental Excellence as she enjoys challenging herself to excel in her field. Mardie lives in Amherst spending time fixing up and working in her yard. She enjoys spending time with her two boys, and her fat cat Oliver. During her non-dental time, she also works cutting hair.
Katrina, Sterilization Technician
Katrina was born and raised in Nashua New Hampshire. She graduated from Franklin Pierce University with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry. She has been an athlete her whole life. A competitive gymnast since age 7, crew member for Franklin Pierce, and long-distance runner. Katrina has a love for education and continuing to better herself. With this, she has a strong desire to help others with the experience she has. These passions are what drew her to the Center for Dental Excellence. She is looking forward to attending dental school in the future. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time at the beach with her family, hiking, and camping.
Trish, RDH, Lead Dental Hygienist
Trish received her degree from Boston’s prestigious Forsyth School For Dental Hygiene in 1985 and joined our practice in 2004. She is enthusiastic about dentistry which is evident through her charismatic approach with her patients. Trish also is passionate about continuing education and constantly seeking to learn for the betterment of our patients. She loves helping her patients understand why comprehensive oral care is so beneficial to their overall health. Trish lives in Pelham with her husband, two kids and two dogs. While not practicing dentistry she enjoys yoga, pilates and all Boston sports teams!
Alexandra, RDH, Hygienist
Alexandra is a graduate of the University of New England where she received her bachelor’s in dental hygiene. During her time in school she immersed herself in academics, and in return gained a diverse set of skills that allow her to excel as a hygienist. Alex is most passionate about being thorough, making her patients feel comfortable, informed, and satisfied with their care. Her favorite part of being a hygienist is helping patients feel confident with their smile and improving their dental health.
Alex was born and raised in southern New Hampshire. When she’s not helping you achieve excellent dental health, you can find her relaxing, exercising, or spending time with her family. Her favorite job (other than being a hygienist) is being an auntie to her toddler niece, Winter.
Noorie, RDH, Hygienist
Noorie is one of our Registered Dental Hygienists. She graduated from prestigious Pueblo Community College with AAS degree in Dental hygiene. She is also a member of the American Dental Hygienist’s Association. She is originally from Kathmandu, Nepal. She speaks 5 different languages: English, Nepali, Newari, Hindi and Spanish (beginner). She believes in providing high quality care to her clients and helping them achieve their desired level of oral health. Noorie is a committed, highly skilled person with a charming personality which allows her to personalize treatment and enable clients to be an active participant in their treatment. She likes to keep herself updated and informed on new technologies, hygiene products, and regularly attends continuing education classes. She choose to join the Center of Dental Excellence as the core values of the practice matches with her personal values and loves the professionalism in the office. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family and explore new places.
Stella is our Chief Morale Officer (Cuteness coordinator). You may never see Stella as she is restricted to the non-clinical areas of our office, however, upon request a meeting can be arranged! Her duties include taking attendance of the staff every morning and motivating the team with her excessive cuteness, lovability and high fives. Once everyone is accounted for she retreats to her office until lunch, when she performs quality control of staff lunches. Her class III will be sure to make you smile! ☺