Dr. Jennifer Kuchar graduated as the Valedictorian at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. She founded Coastal Dental in pursuit of her vision of a practice dedicated to exemplary patient care. Dr. Kuchar has a passion for treating all types of patients in a way that makes them comfortable, that's why she offers sedation for those who are anxious or fearful. When not tending to patients at the office, Dr. Kuchar enjoys training for triathlons with her husband, John. In her free time, Dr. Kuchar also enjoys spending time with her children, Brooklyn and Bentley.
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.
Dr. Colby is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She places great
emphasis on creating a positive treatment experience and making sure her patients are comfortable. In her spare time, Dr. Colby enjoys sewing, ice skating, playing board games, and snuggling with her toothless cat.
Liz is our rock. Since 2000, she has made sure all of our operations run smoothly for both the staff and our patients. As the primary ambassador of our practice, Liz meets every patient and is always ready with a warm, welcoming smile. She is responsible for facilitating patient-office interactions, such as scheduling appointments, greeting patients, making financial arrangements, and assisting patients with their insurance processing. She has a degree in computer accounting and an astute understanding of our high-tech conveniences. Liz is an avid reader and loves spending time with family.
Jane brings more than 18 years of dental experience to this practice. Her focus is on educating and helping her patients maintain healthy teeth and gums. Her favorite part of being a hygienist is the long-time relationships she builds with her patients. Jane graduated
from Bristol Community College's very selective and competitive Dental Hygiene Program with an Associate of Science degree. She is Board Certified to administer local anesthetic. She also is CPR and AED certified and a member of the American Dental Hygienist
Association and the Bristol Community College Dental Hygiene Alumni Association. Jane's greatest joys are her husband, family and grandchildren. She enjoys time with friends, skiing, exercising, traveling and her home.
Adrienne graduated from Bristol Community College in the year 2000 with an associate's degree in dental hygiene. She has been with our team since 2003 and brings over 20 years of experience in the dental field. Her favorite part of being a dental hygienist is being
able to build long lasting relationships with her patients over the years. Adrienne resides in New Bedford with her long-time boyfriend, 2 children and her adorable beagle, Snoopy.
Chelsea is a graduate of The Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School in 2011. She is always attending continuing education classes to advance her knowledge of the dental field to give her patients the best experience possible. She takes a lot of pride in what she does, and is always getting incredible feedback from her peers and patients. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
Monique began her career in the dental field back in 2010 when she graduated from the Dental Assisting program at Diman Regional Vocational High School. She went on to graduate from the Cape Cod Community College Dental Hygiene Program in May of 2017 where she received
her Associates of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene, and continues to teach students there today. Monique later completed her Bachelor's Degree through Mount Ida College in 2018. Monique enjoys working closely with patients and is passionate about oral health
and patient care. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her dog, Daisy, being outdoors, and soaring through the skies with her pilot boyfriend, Mike.
Stacie has spent the last 15 years learning all aspects of the dental industry including
Dental Assisting, treatment coordination, office management and financial management. Since a young age she always knew she wanted to be in the dental industry and loved going to the dentist. Stacie currently manages our Seekonk office and is also the head
of human resources, marketing and bookkeeping. When not working, Stacie enjoys spending time with her daughter and son.
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.
Sean is one of our registered dental hygienists who joined our team in 2019. He graduated with his degree from Bristol Community College in 2016. Sean's focus is to provide optimal individualized care while reducing patient anxiety or fear with his compassion, patient
oral health care education, and local anesthetic license. When Sean isn't at work, he enjoys baking homemade goodies for our break room or spending time with his partner, family, and three shih tzus.