Meet Our Dental Team – Shelburne, VT

Delivering the Dental Care You & Your Family Deserve

There is more to a dental office than the dentist and their ability to produce beautiful results. Having a team of skilled administrative and clinical professionals is essential. This is why Dr. Maier works with the best dental team in Shelburne. Patients who arrive at our dental office will be met with warm and welcoming faces who will go the distance to build relationships and establish trust. If you would like to learn more about our dental team, read our bios below.

Heidi, Registered Dental Hygienist

Registered Dental Hygienist Heidi

Heidi studied dental hygiene at Vermont Technical College. She has been a registered dental hygienist for over a decade, and she takes more than 18 continuing education credits on an annual basis. She enjoys working closely with patients and showing them just how important excellent oral health is for good overall wellness.

Heidi and her husband Bob have a daughter named Kendall as well as two English cream golden retrievers. When Heidi isn’t helping our patients smile, she enjoys traveling, watching and playing tennis and soccer, reading, cooking, swimming, snowboarding, hiking, running, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. And of course, she always loves having the chance to spend time with her friends and family.

Jennifer, Dental Hygienist

Originating from Barre, Vermont, Jennifer began her journey in the field of dentistry by studying at the University of Vermont. She eventually continued her education there to earn her license in dental hygiene, and she’s also certified in local anesthesia and NdYAG laser. With over 19 years of combined experience working in general dentistry and as a periodontal hygienist, she remains passionate about working with patients and ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable visit for them.

Back home in Huntington, Jennifer lives with her husband Erik, their two boys, Ethan and Carter, and their rescue dog named Bailey. Whenever she’s free, she enjoys reading, scrapbooking, and cooking. She and her family are deeply involved in sports activities, including baseball, basketball, swimming, skiing, and boating. One fun fact about her: birds frighten her!

Karen, Dental Office Administrator

Dental Office Administrator Karen

After working as a certified dental assistant for 10 years, Karen is proud to currently be working as Shelburne Village Dentistry’s office administrator. She has been in the dental field for more than 35 years. Her favorite thing about her job is getting to work with so many wonderful coworkers and patients.

Karen is married and has 2 grown sons. In her spare time, she likes to go camping, hiking, or kayaking. She also enjoys taking long walks with her dog, Stella. Sometimes, she rides her bike on the Colchester Causeway so that she can watch the sunset.

Amanda, Dental Office Assistant

Dental Office Assistant Amanda

Amanda joined our dental team in March of 2023, and we’re thrilled to have her onboard! She really enjoys the daily interactions she has with our friendly patients, whether that involves helping them schedule appointments or simply answering their questions.

Originally from Chelmsford, Amanda spends most of her free time hanging out with family and friends and staying active. Some of her other favorite hobbies include doing arts and crafts, shopping, and eating donuts (her favorite breakfast food by far).


Paula, Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Expanded Function Dental Assistant Paula

Paula became a certified dental assistant within five years of on-the-job training, and she continued her education at Manor College in Pennsylvania. As an expanded dental assistant, she has been placing restorations for more than 2 decades. She’s thankful for the opportunity to work alongside so many great people and help create beautiful smiles.

Paula has two grown children and five beautiful grandchildren. Every week, she spends time painting with a group of friends. Her other hobbies include sewing, knitting, cooking, and working on puzzles. In the winter, she and her grandchildren like to go sledding together.

Elizabeth, Dental Assistant

Elizabeth is a valued member of the Shelburne Village Dental team, bringing over 30 years of experience in the dental field. As a Dental Assistant, she plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of the practice. Her commitment to providing exceptional care to patients is evident in her diverse background, having worked in orthodontics, oral surgery, and general dentistry.

Outside of dentistry, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband, her grown stepdaughter and stepson, and her cherished grandchildren. With a passion for outdoor activities, Elizabeth can often be found trail riding with her horses or enjoying the tranquility of camping. Whether she's caring for patients or spending quality time with her family and beloved pets, Elizabeth's warmth and dedication shine through in all aspects of her life.