Dr. Robert S. Atwell, DDS
Dr. Atwell was born and raised on Long Island, New York and relocated to Maine in 2015 after completing his dental training at University at Buffalo’s School of Dental Medicine. He completed his general practice residency at Penobscot Community Dental Center and accepted an associate dentist position at Creative Dental Solutions working under Dr. James Sevey. In 2017, Dr. Atwell went on to establish Bucksport Dentistry, a small dental practice within an independent dental hygiene office in Bucksport, Maine.
Dentistry is Dr. Atwell’s passion and he has focused his continuing education on cosmetic and prosthetic restorative dentistry. He is a Dawson Academy Scholar, having completed their core courses which focus on occlusion, or how the teeth function together. He is continually expanding his knowledge base and seeking to create a comfortable atmosphere for his patients.
In his spare time, Dr. Atwell enjoys photography, travel, music, and spending time outdoors.
Paula is our Office/ Financial Coordinator although she is new to Fairmount Dental she has been in the dental field since 2006. Paula is a native of Bangor and started her career as a dental assistant and worked public health for many years. Paula brings years of knowledge and hands on experience to our office. She continues to educate herself with dental knowledge to be able to provide the best care to our patients.
In Paula’s free time away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her two sons, family and friends. She has a passion for traveling and is always on the go.
Katelin is our newest team member here at Fairmount Dental. Katelin graduated UMA in 2020 with her Associates Degree in Human Services. Prior to working here, Katelin worked as an Ed Tech II for several years. Katelin has found a passion for dental assisting, and working in the dental field in general. When she is not working, she is spending time with her husband and daughter, or outdoors during the nicer weather.
Cathy is a graduate of UMaine and is a Maine native. She has been a hygienist in our practice for over 30 years. She is passionate about helping patients achieve and maintain oral health. She has continued to learn and grow in her profession through extensive continuing education with a special focus on periodontal therapy. Cathy considers it a pleasure to work with this great dental team. Outside the office, Cathy enjoys her family, hiking, traveling and eating healthy food.
Karen was born and raised in New York where she started her career as a dental assistant. She moved to Maine 21 years ago and her passion for dentistry led her to further her career as a dental hygienist. 715 Hammond Street has been her dental home since 2005. She is extremely devoted to educating her patients on their oral health and administering to their individual needs. When Karen is not at her dental home, she can be found at her home spending time with her family and enjoying precious moments with her beautiful granddaughter.
Callie joined our team here at Fairmount Dental in February of 2022. Prior to that, she worked at Aspen Dental for a few years. Before she realized that she wanted to be a dental assistant, she was an assistant Director at a Daycare for three and a half years. She was also a lead infant teacher. Her response when patients are worried they may accidentally bite her is “It’s okay, I worked at a daycare.”
She enjoys reading and writing and hopes to one day publish a few children’s books related to dental to help children better understand why it’s important to take care of their teeth. When she’s not off in a fantasy world reading, or writing a good adventure or mystery, she is spending her free time with family and friends.
Renee was born and raised in Millinocket, Maine. She joined our team at the beginning of 2022 and has found a passion for the dental field. She is a graduate of Husson University where she earned her bachelors in Exercise Science. She has chosen to continue her education at UMA where she will be studying dental hygiene. She was a lifeguard for 6 years and is a freelance makeup artist as well. In her spare time, Renee enjoys spending time with her family and friends and adventuring outside.