Meet Our Staff
Raines Dental | Mullica Hill NJ
At Raines Dental, the first faces to greet you and often the last to see you off are our administrative staff, dental assistants and dental hygienists, who make sure all your needs are met. Focused on service, they have a shared goal ~ to provide the highest quality care in the most comfortable environment. Nothing is more important than our personal interaction with patients and establishing long-standing trust.
Andrea O., Registered Dental Hygienist
Andrea graduated in 2011 with an associates degree in Applied Science from Camden County College. She became a dental hygienist because she always loved going to the dentist as a child. Andrea enjoys changing patients’ perspectives of the dentist into positive experiences!
Andrea enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She loves to cook, work-out, and listen to live music. She has a goal to visit every winery on the East Coast!
Nicole D., Dental Hygienist
A 2010 graduate from East Carolina University, Nicole earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Fitness and spent several years working in the industry. It was a fascination with teeth however that led her back to school to become a dental hygienist, ultimately receiving an associates degree in Applied Science from Camden County College seven years later. To Nicole, working closely with people towards the goal of optimum health and delivering patients a positive experience is highly rewarding.
Outside of work, Nicole is often found chasing around her son and two fur babies. She hasn’t strayed too far from fitness and enjoys working out, long distance running and traveling all over to visit breweries with her husband.
Theresa S., Registered Dental Assistant
Theresa has 7 years of experience in the dental field. While in school to become a Registered Dental Assistant, she worked as a sterilization technician to learn as much as she could about her new field. She graduated and passed her board exams in 2011. Theresa is passionate about dentistry and also making patients feel as comfortable as possible. Her favorite thing about her job is seeing the confidence patients have with their new smiles!
Outside of the office, Theresa enjoys spending time with her husband Nick and her family and friends. She also enjoys trying new recipes she finds on Pinterest and hanging out with her niece and nephew!
Kelly G., reception desk
Kelly began her dental career over 20 years ago as a front desk receptionist. She went on to become a dental hygienist in 1995, working in both general practice and pedodontics. She put a hold on her dental career to raise a family. She is very excited to be a part of Dr. Raines’s team and get back to what she loves. She has a passion for interacting with patients and making them feel welcome and at ease. She enjoys her role at the front desk, giving each patient a warm and friendly experience from the moment they enter the office.
Outside of the office, Kelly loves to bake and attempt DIY home projects. She values spending as much time as possible with her husband and two children.
Sara H., Registered Dental Assistant
A graduate of the Camden County College Dental Assistant program, Sara passed her Registered Dental Assistant boards in 2011. At work there is nothing she enjoys more that helping patients maintain optimum oral health and create beautiful, life-changing smiles. Sara’s passion is evident in everything she does and it isn’t uncommon to hear her say she can’t imagine doing anything else. To patients, it shows.
Sara has many interests outside of work to include being outside, sewing and caring for her orchids. Most of all, she enjoys time spent with her husband and their two young children.
Christina, Receptionist/Front Desk
Christina joined Raines Dental in 2019, after having spent the prior seven (7) a Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician. As a member of the Front Desk staff, she is one who enjoys interacting with the patients and shares the practice philosophy to provide a caring, nurturing environment. Healthcare is her passion and Christina is currently pursuing a degree in Healthcare Management, which she views as a way to further her commitment to patient relations.
In her spare time, Christina can be found hiking and kayaking with her family and dog, Riley. She is also an avid shopper.