Meet the staff
Janet – Office Manager
Janet has worked as the office Manager for Dr. Himelhoch for over twenty years. During that time she has enjoyed meeting so many families and watching their children grow. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her three granddaughters, and traveling with her husband.
Gina, RDH – Dental Hygienist
Gina is a native of Framingham, MA. She has been a member of our team since 1996, the same year she graduated from Quinsigamond Community College and became a Registered Dental Hygienist. Working in our pediatric and orthodontic office has given her the opportunity to practice a variety of skills outside of pure dental hygiene. Gina’s many interests include Health and Fitness and Emergency Medicine. She returned to QCC to earn her EMT-Paramedic Certification. When she is not working with us, Gina teaches group fitness classes and works with an on-call fire department. The greatest enjoyment in her life is spending time with her husband and three children.
Suzanne, RDH, CDA – Dental Hygienist
Suzanne joined our team in 2017, after graduating with high honors from Quinsigamond Community College as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Prior to hygiene school Suzanne was an orthodontic dental assistant for 15 years, working in offices in Boston and Cambridge. During her time as a dental assistant she loved learning about all things dental and couldn’t resist her true desire to become a hygienist – in 2015 she pursued her hygiene degree full time. Outside of work Suzanne enjoys spending time with her husband and their spunky and fun 4 year-old, Toni, and 6-year old, Alex. As a family they love to fish, look for rabbits in their yard, and play on their trampoline and zipline. In her spare time Suzanne loves to read, give back to her community, and travel to new places.
Tracy, RDH, CDA – Dental Hygienist
Tracy has over 20 years experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She is a professor of dental hygiene at Quinsigamond Community College, and has been teaching for 9 years. She is also a Public Health Dental Hygienist who visits schools, nursing homes and private residences. Tracy had wanted to be a hygienist since she was 13 years old. She finds teaching her profession to others to be very rewarding, and loves providing optimal care to all of her patients. Tracy is married to her husband, Paul and they have 3 teenagers; Brady, Brooke and Jason. They love to travel together and enjoy taking different cruises.
Carolyn, CDA – Dental Assistant
Carolyn has over 30 years of experience in both clinical and administrative duties in general, pediatric and orthodontic practices. She has been with Dr. Himelhoch for over 20 years and is very proud to be part of a progressive and highly regarded practice. “Carole” enjoys spending as much time as possible with her two granddaughters.
Isabel, CDA – Dental Assistant
A native of Chile, Isabel has been in the dental field for 28 years and with Dr. Himelhoch more than 20 years. Along with working for Dr. Himelhoch, Isabel has worked in numerous hospitals and clinics in the Worcester area. She also enjoys mission trips to Mexico where she can teach children about keeping their teeth healthy. When Isabel is not working she keeps very busy with her two sons and their various sports. She also loves spending time with her little dog Abbey.
Michelle, CDA – Dental Assistant & Assistant Office Manager
Michelle has over 20 years of experience as an dental assistant working in orthodontics and pediatric dentistry. She also enjoys the administrative side of the practice and wants to help make your visit go as smoothly as possible. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, and her dog Gizzy. She likes kayaking, the beach, and traveling.
Teresa – Dental Assistant
Teresa has worked with our team since 1999, the same year she received her Massachusetts certification to take dental radiographs. Teresa has also been a Certified Nursing Assistant since 1993. A resident of Framingham, Teresa is a mother of four who enjoys spending time with family, church and friends. She loves soccer, both playing and as a spectator.
Desirae – Dental Assistant
Desirae is our newest dental assistant. She is radiology certified and is working on additional certifications. She hopes to one day become a dentist herself making this a great fit for her. Desirae is busy with her college courses when not in the office. During her free time she enjoys traveling with friends and spending time with family.
Maria, RDH – Dental Hygienist
Maria earned her Associate degree in Dental Hygiene from Quinsigamond Community College. She also holds a Doctorate degree in dentistry from the Universidad Iberoamericana in the Dominican Republic. Maria is a registered dental hygienist in the state of Massachusetts. She is passionate about the dentistry field and her work. Maria is always proactively seeking to provide the best service to the patients and to be a great support for her colleagues. Her goal is to always promote a safe and comfortable environment for every patient by ensuring everything is running well. Maria was born and grew up in the Dominican Republic. She is fluent in Spanish, which gives her the opportunity to help patients that might encounter language barriers. As the mother of two boys, she enjoys going camping and biking with them. Maria and her family are very adventurous and they love any outdoors activity.