Meet the staff

Dr. Himelhoch and the Team at Smiles in Framingham are dedicated to providing our patients with the best possible experience when they visit our office! The video below is a quick introduction, and you can learn more about our talented team in their bios:

Meet the Staff

Janet – Office Manager

Meet the Staff Janet has worked as the Office Manager for over 25 years and will be retiring at the end of 2021. During her time with us, 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 four granddaughters. She also enjoys visiting her home in Hilton Head when she finds the time to getaway.

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Jan - Office Manager

Jan has worked with Dr. Himehoch since 2010. She began her dental career 22 years ago in Concord, NH as a dental assistant and furthered her certifications by becoming a dental hygienist. Her career path led to teaching, as well as working on a grant in forensic pediatric dentistry for the Department of Public Health. Jan is happy to transition to front desk manager and is looking forward to assisting our patients with excellent customer service and a bright smile.

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Ashley – Dental Hygienist

Ashley joined our team in April of 2018 as our new Hygienist. Before graduating from Quinsigamond Community College with high honors as a Registered Dental Hygienist, Ashley was busy as a dental assistant working for general dentists, endodontists and periodontists for almost 7 years. As a child, Ashley thoroughly enjoyed going to see her dentist and always had positive experiences. She can now help others have that same positive experience that they will too remember as adults. She loves working with children and hopes they gain education about their dental health at each visit.
She enjoys singing, cooking, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family and two dogs. Being the oldest of seven children, she has the responsibility of setting a good example for her younger siblings and loves spending quality time with her family, her boyfriend Brendan, and her pets, Nala and Cali. While maintaining the highest level of clinical competency, Ashley hopes to have a long career in dentistry.

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Claudia, CDA – Dental Assistant

Claudia was born and grew up in México City. She is fluent in Spanish and French. In 1994 she obtained her Dental degree from the Universidad Latinoamericana. In 1997 she finished her master’s degree in Orthodontics. Claudia is a certified dental assistant and loves learning new things in dentistry. She gets satisfaction in seeing patients improve their quality of life by improving their oral health. As a mother of two daughters, she enjoys arts and crafts, cooking, biking and traveling. She loves spending time with her family and friends. When Claudia is not at the office she enjoys teaching yoga for kids.

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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 children; Brady, Brooke and Jason. They love to travel together in their free time.

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Jaime - Receptionist & Dental Assistant

Jaime is our front desk receptionist and dental assistant. She joined our team in August of 2020 and loves learning new things. On her days off she loves singing, playing guitar, cooking, and baking. She also enjoys spending time with pets, and of course her family of three older sisters and mother.

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Michelle - Receptionist

Michelle worked many years in the orthodontic field as an assistant and is now helping out at our front desk.

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Desirae – Certified Dental Assistant

Desirae is a recent college graduate. She is a certified dental assistant, who worked part-time at Smiles in Framingham while studying. She is full-time now, but will be starting dental school in the fall of 2022. During her free time she enjoys traveling with friends and spending time with family.



Tuesday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday* 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
* Two Saturdays per month