eet our Staff

Office Personnel

  • Susan Butts

Susan Butts is a receptionist and bookkeeper at Wellesley Dental Care.  Susan joined our staff in January 2009.  For the past twenty plus years, Susan has run her own small business which allowed her to stay at home and raise her three children. Susan graduated from Smith College and lives in Natick with her family.

  • Karen Scalfani

Karen Scalfani is a receptionist and schedule coordinator at Wellesley Dental Care.  Karen joined our team in 2018 and brings many years of dental front desk and patient management experience to our administrative department.  Karen lives in Bellingham. 

  • Taylor O’Loughlin

Taylor O’Loughlin is a receptionist and schedule coordinator at Wellesley Dental Care. Taylor re-joined our team in 2020 after working in a different dental practice for the past few years, and we are thrilled to have Taylor back on our team!  Taylor lives in Natick with her husband.

  • Clara Ribeiro

Clara is a receptionist and schedule coordinator at Wellesley Dental Care.  Clara joined our team in 2020 after working in a variety of customer service roles in the past,  Clara lives in Natick with her family.

Dental Hygienists

  • Claire Rafter, RDH

Claire Rafter is a registered dental hygienist who joined our practice in 2004. Claire received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island and maintains licensure in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. She is an active participant and volunteer in the Franklin Lifelong Learning Program, the Special Olympics, and the Yankee Dental Congress. Claire lives in Franklin with her husband.

  • Holly Umina, RDH

Holly Umina is a registered dental hygienist who joined our practice in 1997. She received her degree in dental hygiene from Middlesex Community College in 1996 and joined our practice the following year. Holly maintains Massachusetts licensure. She is an active volunteer and participant in the Yankee Dental Congress. Holly lives in Newton with her husband and three children.

  • Diane Wilson, RDH

Diane Wilson has been a registered dental hygienist for over 30 years. She received her degree in dental hygiene from Middlesex Community College. She has taken multiple continuing education courses on the early detection of oral cancer, and is trained in the detection and treatment of periodontal disease. Diane is an active volunteer and participant in the Yankee Dental Congress. She was a pediatric hygienist for 10 years prior to joining our practice in 2002. Diane lives in Bedford with her family.

Dental Assistants

  • Shelly Helander

Shelly Helander has been a dental assistant for over 30 years and joined our practice in 2000. Shelly has completed radiographic certification at Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine, and also has certification in Infection Control through the DANB Assistant Program. She is very active in continuing education with the Yankee Dental Congress as a volunteer and participant. She is Dr. Fantasia’s primary assistant . Shelly lives in Natick with her family.