Kerrin Pantano -- Front Desk Coordinator
Kerrin, the newest addition to Fisher & Orfaly Dental, has quickly become a vital member of our practice as our Front Desk Coordinator. She is an honors graduate of Lincoln Technical Institute where she studied dental assisting. Kerrin started her professional career in dentistry as a dental assistant.
Her strong understanding of dentistry has helped her make a seamless transition to the front desk. Kerrin is passionate in helping our patients receive optimal treatment by helping them coordinate their appointments and maximize their dental insurance benefits. She truly enjoys getting to know and bonding with the patients.
Kerrin recently bought a home in Peabody with her fiancé and daughter. She enjoys spending time with family, friends and their two-year old Jack Russell Terrier, Chico. Kerrin also enjoys cooking and baking in her new kitchen.
Kathleen Sargent -- Registered Dental Hygienist
Kathy began her career in dentistry in 1979 when she joined our practice as a dental assistant. Her passion for the dental field grew to the point she decided to obtain her hygiene license.
She graduated from Middlesex Community College in 1987 as a registered dental hygienist. Kathy's warm personality has helped her form strong bonds with her patients. She enjoys educating and assisting her patients with their oral health needs.
Kathy and her husband live in Salem where they raised their three grown children that bring them tremendous joy. Kathy enjoys walking and spending time with friends and family.
Mayreni Santiago -- Registered Dental Hygienist
Mayreni is an enthusiastic dental hygienist who graduated Cum Laude from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University. With her Bachelor's degree, Mayreni also attained licensure to administer local anesthesia which allows her to provide necessary special periodontal services and help those with dental anxiety feel more at ease. Her experiences have made it natural for her to be devoted to giving the highest standard of care and meeting individual patient's needs while maximizing comfort. She takes pride in her career and believes each patient should leave with a general understanding about dental hygiene and the right information to maintain their own oral health.
Mayreni was born in the Dominican Republic and lived there until 2004 when she moved with her family to Peabody, Massachusetts where she has lived since. Mayreni is fluent in both English and Spanish granting her the ability to communicate fluidly across the two cultures. During her free time, Mayreni enjoys exercise, outdoor activities, and helping others reach their health and fitness goals as a personal trainer.
Amy Ansell -- Registered Dental Hygienist
Amy joined our practice in 1993 after graduating from Middlesex Community College with her dental hygiene degree in 1992. Amy enjoys interacting with her patients and educating them about their dental health.
Originally from Marblehead, Amy lives in Woburn with her husband, Scott, and their two daughters. Amy volunteers to help many charities. She recently completed the MuckFest mud race that benefited multiple sclerosis. Amy enjoys spending time with her family and going to their vacation home in Maine.
Joy Fisher -- Licensed Dental Assistant
Joy graduated with honors from the Catholic University of America in 1967 and began working as a marketing research analyst. In 1973, she received a master's degree from Temple University while teaching mathematics and science in Philadelphia.
In 1974, she and her husband, Dr. Fisher, moved to the North Shore and Joy began working in the dental office. She currently is a licensed dental assistant.
Joy has been active in many community organizations including North Shore Catholic Charities, Red Cross swimming, Girl Scouts, North Shore Medical Center and a corporation member of Partners Healthcare System. She received the City of Salem Volunteer Service Award in 2000 and the Vivian Chaput Award from the Massachusetts Dental Society in 2016.
Mirela Mita -- Licensed Dental Assistant
Since starting in our practice in 2005 as a licensed dental assistant, Mirela has been an integral part in our patients' dental care. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry. Mirela gets great joy in helping patients feel comfortable while in the dental chair. Mirela and Dr. Orfaly work seamlessly while providing optimal dental treatment.
Mirela lives in Peabody where she raised her daughter, Linda. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.