Meet the Team

Kerrin Pantano

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 about 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

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.

Taylor Beote -- Registered Dental Hygienist

Taylor started her career in the dental field in 2006. She is a graduate of Marian Court College, North Shore Community College, and Middlesex Community College.

She is passionate about giving her patients a positive dental experience. She enjoys educating her patients on how oral health is important to their overall health. She is always enthusiastic and enjoys the relationships that she develops with long-term patients.

Taylor grew up in Marblehead and Salem and now lives in Beverly. In addition to her love of dentistry, she enjoys the outdoors, gardening, the beach, kayaking, crafting, organizing, spending time with family and friends, and her lovable yellow lab, Dory.

Amy Ansell

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

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 corporate 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

Mirela Mita -- Licensed Dental Assistant

Since starting in our practice in 2005 as a licensed dental assistant, Mirela has been an integral part of 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.