Dental Assistant Team

Hussein Ameer

Hussein joined Bedford Dental Care in 2015. He graduated from dental school in the Ukraine, is now a certified dental assistant, and is working to become a dentist in the U.S. In this pursuit he has attained the National Board Exam and is a member of American Student Dental Association.

From his first day at Bedford Dental Care, Hussein has brought a positive approach to dentistry, always looking for new ways to make each patient visit a pleasant and meaningful experience. When not pursuing his passion for dentistry, Hussein enjoys spending time with his family and friends, hiking, exercising, and traveling.

Karen McGee, CDA

Karen graduated from the New Hampshire Technical Institute dental assisting program in 1994 and worked at two other dental offices prior to joining our team in 2004. She assists Dr. Gordon Loveless, making sure patients have an enjoyable dental experience. When not at work, Karen enjoys shopping, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Danielle Newell

Danielle graduated from the New Hampshire Technical Institute Dental Assisting program, where she was awarded the Dr. Erwin M. Adams Dental Assisting Scholarship and served as president of the New Hampshire Junior Dental Assistant Association. She enjoys assisting Dr. Johnson in the specialty of periodontics because of its challenging and varietal nature. Her demeanor helps patients relax in all aspects of care, beginning with their first visit. Danielle actively continues her education in the dental field to expand her skills. She likes spending her free time enjoying the outdoors with her husband, Arrine, coaching basketball, and working with her oxen.

Izabela Podzic, CDA

Izabela graduated from the New Hampshire Technical Institute dental assisting program in 2005. She has a little over 11 years of chairside experience. She has worked in two other offices before joining our team in 2014. In 2011, Izabela went to Scottsdale, Arizona for Cerec training. She specializes in lab work, including fabricating occlusal guards, retainers, flippers, etc. In her free time, she enjoys biking, hiking and kayaking with her family.

Kim Possion

Kim came to us in 2001 after graduating from the New Hampshire Technical Institute dental assisting program. She enjoys being chairside and is involved in many other duties in the office, such as being a CEREC® designer. Kim enjoys camping, hiking, biking and boating with family and friends.

Helen Salgado

Helen joined Bedford Dental in 2012. She has been a dental assistant for nine years. She not only enjoys her duties in general dentistry but also loves assisting during sedation dentistry and endodontic treatment. During her free time, she enjoys fitness, spending time with her family and going to the beach. She does party planning as a hobby for her family and friends.

Courtney Turner, CDA

Courtney joined Bedford Dental Care in 2010 and arrived with a background in pediatric, periodontal/oral surgery, general and endodontic dentistry. She earned her CDA from Minuteman School of Applied Arts and Sciences and holds an associate degree in liberal arts from New Hampshire Technical Institute. Courtney likes spending her days off with friends and family.