Our Staff

Our experienced staff is especially interested in making all our patients feel right at home! We put your child's needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is highly skilled, well trained and strives to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient.

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Each member of our treatment team is a registered assistant or hygienist, and our office staff has years of experience treating patients with the highest level of service. We stay abreast of the latest in technological advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.

MikeMichael Scholl – Office Manager

Mike received his Bachelor of Science in Outdoor Education and Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire. He was employed for several years working with at-risk youth in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He most currently was employed with Aetna insurance as an account manager. He is also the proud father of two boys. He enjoys skiing and snow shoeing in the winter, fishing and hiking in the spring, summer and fall, and spends any remaining free time reading and running. Mike brings a strong knowledge of business and insurance to our practice while maintaining an exceptional relationship with our patients!

Gary R. Badger, D.D.S., M.S.Gary_Badger Photo

Dr. Badger has been setting the highest standards of excellence in pediatric dentistry since 1970. He earned his undergraduate degree at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont, before earning a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. After graduating, Dr. Badger completed specialized training and earned a Master’s degree in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Missouri Kansas City and Children’s Mercy Hospital. He also completed a general dentistry internship at the U.S. Army base in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.  Dr. Badger comes to our office from the University of Texas Dental Branch, Pediatric Dentistry Residency in Houston, Texas. He has been named to the "Top Texas Dentists" for 2009 by Texas Monthly.  He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.  In his spare time, Dr. Badger enjoys playing tennis and racquetball, bicycling, running and spending time with his two children.  Please welcome him to the area and our practice; we are very excited to have him.



MichelleMichelle – Certified Dental Assistant

Michelle received her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Southern Maine Community College. She has over 20 years of experience in the dental industry, first working as an orthodontic assistant for five and a half years, and has been a dental assistant for another ten years. She and Dr. Scholl have been working together for the past nine years. Michelle is a proud mom and enjoys spending time with her family camping. She is a huge asset to our practice and team. She is wonderful with kids, and is well versed in all aspects of running our office. Her background in Early Childhood Development gives her an ability to relate to and work with children in a way that we all very much appreciate.

Nicole.jpgNicole – Dental Assistant

Nicole brings her reception experience to us from a pediatric dental office in Connecticut, and we are excited for her to expand on her knowledge as a new dental assistant! With an Associate’s degree in Business from Southern Maine Community College Brunswick campus, she is a well-rounded, contributing new member of our office team on both the front and clinical sides of the practice. Nicole has been married since 2015 and is an accomplished dressage horseback rider. Chip, a miniature horse, and Katahdin, an 11-year-old Dutch Warmblood quarterhorse cross, keep her busy and happy in her time off.

Sarah 2Sarah – Dental Hygienist

Sarah received her degree in dental hygiene at the University of New England in 2010. She has been an important part of Coastal Maine Pediatric Dentistry since the beginning of 2012. She truly loves educating children about oral health and it shows. When not working here with us, she loves being on the ocean and spending as much time as possible with family and friends.

AmberAmber – Dental Hygienist

Amber graduated from the University of New England dental hygiene program in May 2012 and joined our team shortly afterward. She helps our patients take great care of their teeth as a hygienist and has expanded her qualifications to be certified for local anesthesia, holds a permit to administer N2O, and is additionally trained as a dental assistant. When not at work, she loves spending time with family, being outdoors, boating, jet skiing and snowmobiling.

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Samantha– Dental HygienistSamantha

Samantha is excited to work with our close professional family and be involved in community events.  She graduated from University of New England in 2014 as a Registered Dental Hygienist, is certified to administer local anesthesia, and earned her Independent Practic Dental Hygienist license in May of 2018 prior to joining our practice.  Sam grew up in Mechanic Falls and continues to explore the outdoors as much as possible with her family and puppy, Leeroy.  Working in pediatric dentistry is always fun and exciting for her as she gets to know her patients, watches them grow and change, and inspires a fun oral health experience.

TessaTessa – Outreach Coordinator

Tessa uses her experiences working in childcare and preschool programs, organizing school parent groups, and her eight years as a stay-at-home mother of three to lead patient and community outreach programs, engage children, make parents feel appreciated, and encourage positive referring relationships with area dental offices. One of her favorite events is organizing Children's Dental Health Month presentations for 1st graders at more than a dozen elementary schools as well as libraries and daycares in surrounding towns. Tessa enjoys taking care of her home and family, sewing, and volunteering in her community.

Jessica – Treatment Coordinator

Jessica helps families navigate insurance benefits and financing options to acquire necessary treatment in both our office setting and at our partnering hospitals. Her extensive background in customer service makes her uniquely qualified to address the clinical side of treatment plans, and, as a mother of two, understand the parental concerns that come along with pediatric care. Her role in our office enables a flawless transition between diagnosis and restoration to keep children smiling and parents happy. Jess joined our work family in 2013 and enjoys being with her family, camping, and finding bargains.

JuliaJulia – Scheduling Coordinator

Julia joins Coastal Maine Pediatric Dentistry in 2017 with customer service and childcare experience, making her a perfect fit to learn more about dentistry and insurance while getting to see children every day. She has worked as a nanny and traveled abroad as an Au Pair in Bamberg, Germany, studying German at Euroschule and Volkhochschule, a complimentary opportunity for a life-long learner who loves to travel. Julia enjoys hiking, sailing, yoga, and cooking, and we couldn't be more pleased to include her in our reception and scheduling team.

KellieKellie - Scheduling Coordinator

Kellie enjoys visiting the ocean or her hometown on Moosehead Lake with her husband, Greg, and two young children. They spend time four-wheeling, hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling. Kellie joined the scheduling team at Coastal Maine Pediatric Dentistry in February, 2018. Her previous pediatric healthcare employment and schooling in early childhood education are the perfect knowledge base to help children and parents feel welcome and taken care of as soon as they walk in the door.




Coastal Maine Pediatric Dentistry

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