Meet The Staff

Clinical Staff

Jill, Registered Dental Hygienist

Jill has been a Dental Hygienist for nearly two decades and a member of the Harris & Ringler team since 2002. In that time, she has had the chance to really get to know many of the wonderful patients that come in and out of the office. To Jill, the most rewarding part of her work is earning the trust of her patients and educating them on the importance of oral health and its relationship to total-body health. She views her Harris & Ringler colleagues as family and feels fortunate to have had the opportunity to develop such tight-knit relationships with patients and staff in the compassionate, caring environment they have built together.

Nancy, Registered Dental Hygienist

Nancy has been a member of the Harris & Ringler Dental family since the beginning of her Dental Hygiene career over 15 years ago. During that time, Nancy has helped countless patients improve their smiles and take charge of their dental health. For Nancy, being a Hygienist is a job that’s all about truly caring for people She feels the most rewarding part of her work is helping those with embarrassment about the condition of their teeth or fears about going to the dentist. People have all kinds of reasons for avoiding dental visits, and Nancy excels at putting her patients at ease, helping them gain confidence, and guiding them to a path of improved oral health.


Tammy, Registered Dental Hygienist
Tammy joined us in Spring 2022. She like many of our staff works at this location and our other locations. 


Stephanie, Registered Dental Hygienist
Stephanie has been in the dental field since 2002, beginning as a dental assistant, which jump-started her passion for dentistry. It is a successful day if she is able to earn her patient’s trust and confidence through providing quality cleanings, preventative therapies, and sharing oral hygiene techniques to improve overall health. 
She enjoys working with patients from ages 2- 102 so that a positive relationship can be formed from the very beginning. Stephanie is excited to be a member of the Harris Dental team.




Amy, Registered Dental Hygienist

Dental Assistants

Jen, Dental Assistant

Jen, Dental Assistant
Jen joined us in 2021. She mostly assists Dr. Harris and assists him when Dr.Harris practices in our other locations.

Laurel, Dental Assistant
Laurel joined the Harris Dental team in 2021. She along with others assists in our other locations as well.


Paula, Dental Assistant

Paula’s dental career started with a dream of becoming a dentist. Which led her to start her journey in the dental field, she started her training in 2012 as a dental assistant.

During her time off Paula enjoys spending time with her two daughters. Additionally, she loves to cook, bake, and LOVES coffee. She is from Brazil and she brings her bi-lingual skills here to Harris Dental.


Raiany, Dental Assistant 
Raiany joined Harris Dental Summer of 2023. She is a great source for interpretation as she also speaks Portuguese. 


Katie, Dental Assistant
Katie joined our team in the Summer of 2023. She has many years of experience working as a dental assistant on the Cape Cod. Katie also works at our other locations.  

Administrative Staff

Hilary, Office Manager

Hillary, Office Manager

Hillary started in the dental field when she was 13 years old, working for an oral surgeon filing away charts. Her mother was the financial coordinator there. She was able to watch how her mother worked and was amazed. Before Hillary knew it, she was allowed to sit in during surgeries, and at that moment, she fell in love with dentistry.

Working her way up little by little and continued to learn so much through everyone. Hillary is still learning and still amazed at everything, especially how far technology has come. Dentistry has always been her passion, and she strives to help our patients in any way possible.

Hillary’s favorite motto is to tell patients, “I woke up today, which makes it an amazing day since I cannot be promised there, will be a tomorrow. So, I will make the best out of this day, and every day I get to have.” She believes if everyone keeps putting out positive vibes as much as possible, positive things will come back for you. Life is too short to stress about the little things. It takes more energy and muscles to frown than to smile and be happy. And we are dedicated to your comfort and your smile.

Ariela, Business Manager

Ariela Harris is an instrumental part of all three dental office stories. She has been a major part of the three practices: Barnstable, Hyannis, and Centerville (in 2019, 2021, and 2022 respectively) with her husband, Dr. Todd Harris. In her role as business manager, Ariela puts her 25+ years of experience in management and human resources with several large companies into practice in identifying areas for the whole team to grow together, from patient coordinators to hygienists and assistants. What she loves most about the practices is the community-oriented approach and determination from the entire staff to ensure the standard of care delivered is of the highest quality.


Ariela and Dr. Harris have one daughter, Effie, and they live in Barnstable, where Effie attends The Riverview School. Ariela and Dr. Harris are huge supporters of this important place where students are given the tools to thrive. In her free time, Ariela likes to kick back with the family at home, cook, and garden. Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Ariela loves to visit Canada as much as she can with her husband and daughter.



 Navi, Business Assistant

Navi has been in the dental field since 2020. She enjoys engaging with the patients here at Harris & Ringler Dental. When Navi is not working she enjoys; traveling and venturing into new places.


 Lisa, Business Assistant

Alexa, Operations Manager

Alexa has been in the dental field since 2010. Her passion for the field had her pursue a marketing degree at the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth.

When Alexa is not working she loves to run, cook with her three children, and watch her children play sports.