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Our Team

Jolene Baughman

Registered Dental Hygienist, Dental Hygiene Coordinator

I grew up in Kenduskeag and graduated from Central High class of 2000. I then went on to get my Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene at the Bangor campus of U.M.A. I have been with Dr. Steinke and Dr. Caruso since January 2005 and love being a part of this awesome team. I live in Dexter with my daughter and husband, Chris. I enjoy time at my family camp in the Summer and am a newly licensed motorcycle rider!

Ashley Rideout

Registered Dental Hygienist

I am a graduate of the UMA Bangor dental hygiene program of 2017. I worked as a certified dental assistant for 3 1/2 years before I decided to continue to pursue my dream of becoming a dental hygienist. I’m blessed to be able to treat patients of my own community and enjoy spending time outdoors with my husband and two dogs. We are very excited for the arrival if our first child this spring!

Amanda Joy Tanguay

Registered Dental Hygienist

Lily Young

Lily graduated from the UMA bangor dental hygiene program in May of 2019. She is still new to Steinke and Caruso dental care but is absolutely loving it so far! Most of her childhood, She grew up in the small town of Millinocket. From this, she gained a love for being outdoors. If she is not at work you will find her kayaking, fishing, exploring or just reading a good book on the porch. Recently she moved to the greater Dover-Foxcroft area and has found her newest passion; horseback riding. She absolutely love dogs so for all of you dog lovers, she would love to hear all your stories when you come in for your next hygiene appointment!

Erin Otis

Certified Dental Assistant

I graduated from UMA’s Certified Dental Assisting program in 2011. I share my time between chair side assisting and the front office. I feel fortunate to be a part of the Steinke-Caruso dental team and reside in Corinna with my husband and three children.

Marissa Lawson

I grew up in Kenduskeag and graduated from Central High School in 2014, I also attended the VIP Dental Assistant Training of Maine Program. I am new to the practice but am already loving it here! I live in Bradford with my husband Shawn and daughter Elijah Noelle, we enjoy spending time outdoors as a family and renovating our new hunting lodge.

Katie Dumont

CeCe Hauser

Financial Coordinator

After moving to Maine from New Hampshire in 2012 I received my Associates Degree in Science for Medical billing and coding from Keiser University. In July of 2017 I started working for Steinke and Caruso as a temporary helper and was offered a full time position in September of 2017. I am married to my wife Aleah and a mom to our two daughters, Melanie and Alexis. On my spare time I love being outdoors with my girls.

Trina Neptune

Certified Dental Assistant

I am a certified dental assistant and went to school at Bryman Institute in Brighton, MA and worked for four years in a busy multi-specialty practice in Massachusetts before relocating to Maine. At the office I split my time between helping patients at the front desk and chair-side assisting with the doctors. I live in Dexter with my husband and four children.

Valerie Osborne

Valerie grew up in Parkman and graduated from PCHS. She has an associates degree in Business Management from Eastern Maine Community College. Val joined Steinke and Caruso Dental Care in 2018 after being a patient of ours for many years. She has one son and lives in Charleston with her husband Jason. When not working, she enjoys spending time with family and working on their vegetable farm.

Joe Caruso

Office Manager

I graduated from UMass-Amherst with a degree in Turf Grass Management. Following graduation, I worked for private golf courses on Long Island and in Connecticut. Once Dr. Caruso and I relocated back to Maine, I took over management of the offices.