Dr Robert Almeida is a Rhode Island native. He earned his BS in Zoology from the University of Rhode Island, MA. Dr Almeida earned his DDS at Georgetown University School of Dentistry and completed a summer internship at Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute in New York. He also completed a 15 month General Practice Residency at Rhode Island Hospital. Dr Almeida has been practicing dentistry in our Seekonk location for many years, and has recently joined the Coastal Dental family. In his free time, he enjoys snow boarding, biking, swimming and surfing.
Lannon has always had a passion for dentistry and has been in the dental field for over 10 years. She has experience in many different areas of dentistry, and continued her dental assistant career and received her license as a Certified Dental Assistant in 2013. Lannon has a passion for learning and growing, and is constantly continuing to further her knowledge and certifications. She currently resides in Westport, MA with her fiancé, Ryan, and cat, Stewie. In her spare time she enjoys watching sports and spending time at her families cabin in New Hampshire.
Desirae graduated from Bristol Community College Magna Cum Laude having completed the Dental Hygiene Program and obtaining an Associate Degree in Science. She was awarded the Golden Sickle Scaler of her class for exceptional patient care. She has a background of being a Certified Nursing Assistant and has 11 years experience in the dental field. Desirae is a member of the Bristol Community College Dental Hygiene Alumni Association. She enjoys volunteering at her Parish, local schools, and her community to bring smiles to many faces. In the dental hygiene field, she can contribute to making individuals feel good about their smile by providing distinguished oral care. Although she lives in New England half of her heart lives in Naples, Fl watching every sunset.
Monique began her career in the dental field back in 2010 when she graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School. Right out of high school, she knew she wanted to pursue a career as a Dental Hygienist. She went on to receive her Associates Degree in Health Sciences from Bristol Community College in 2013. From there, she graduated from the competitive Cape Cod Community College Dental Hygiene Program in May of 2017 where she received her Associates of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. Currently, she is completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene Education through Mount Ida College. Monique enjoys working closely with patients and is passionate about oral health and patient care. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities, reading, spending time with family, and going to Patriots’ games with her boyfriend, Ben.
Laurie has recently joined our Seekonk office, and has been a great asset with her 10 year experience in the field. She is proud to assist both patients and staff in facilitating any needs they may have. You will be greeted with a warm smile and her cheerful disposition. Her love is spending time with her grandchildren.
Dr. Daniel Mejia was raised in Mexico City. He earned his Bachelors Degree in Biology from the College of William & Mary prior to earning his DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He loves getting to know all of his patients and takes pride in providing outstanding care to every single one of them. In his spare time Dr. Mejia enjoys exercise, outdoor activities, traveling the world and rock climbing.
Farrah graduated from Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Tech with a certificate in Dental Assisting. While in school she interned with Coastal Dental 2-4 days a week. After graduation, Farrah joined our team as a Dental Assistant, where she has continued to help our patients achieve a smile they are proud of. You can usually hear Farrah in the office laughing and having a good time with our patients and staff. She’s always there to make your experience the best possible. Farrah enjoys spending her free time with her friends and family.
Lori is a graduate from CCRI with an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been working in the Seekonk office for 27 years. When she is not working she enjoys running, hiking and skiing as well as spending time with her husband and three children.
Barbara graduated from the University of Rhode island with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene in 1975 and graduated with a Masters of Arts Degree in Holistic Counseling in 1997 from Salve Regina University. This combination of education and training is the core of her success in working patients with dental anxiety. She enjoys teaching people about their dental health and being part of their change towards well-being. Barbara enjoys spending time with her family, cycling, and traveling.