Our Newport Team

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Jennie Viveiros, Office Manager

Before settling into our office in 2009, Jennie was a dental assistant and scheduling coordinator for a fast paced pediatric office in Fall River.  She began as a scheduling coordinator in May 2009 and quickly became knowledged in insurance billing.  Over time, Jennie grew into the office manager role.  Jennie moved from Fall River, as she didn’t just love the office, she loves Newport as well.


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Rachel Bouchard, Patient Coordinator 

Meet our newest team member, Rachel.  She has worked in the dental field for over 10 years with roles ranging from doctor assistant to front office administration. She will help you with all of your scheduling needs and billing questions.  When you enter our office, she will greet you with a smile and make sure your visit is a comfortable, stress free experience.


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Wendy Partridge, Dental Hygienist 

Wendy is a Registered Dental Hygienist with over 17 years of experience. She has been on our team for over 10 years and works hard to ensure that she provides each of her patients with the highest level of care.

Patient comfort and satisfaction are Wendy’s top priorities when she is performing a cleaning or a treatment. Wendy is highly trained and uses the latest technology in her techniques, including: scaling and root planning, applying fluoride and pit and fissure sealants, as well as using antibacterial agents for treatment of gum disease.

Wendy lives in Middletown with her husband and kids and enjoys exploring the many things Aquidneck Island has to offer.


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Krystal Fulti, RDH, Dental Hygienist

Krystal graduated from CCRI, Lincoln Campus in the 2010 with a degree in Dental Hygiene and was eager to start her career in the Dental Field.  After one year of gaining experience working with a dental temp agency, Krystal was afforded the opportunity to work with the team at Newport Family and Cosmetic Dentistry.  As a Registered Dental Hygienist, Krystal is committed to educating her patients in excellent oral health care while also building a lasting Hygienist-Patient relationship.  She prides herself on being gentle and thorough with all of her patients.  Krystal continues to further her education trough continuing education seminars.  Growing up in Newport, when Krystal is not working, she enjoys the beach, working out, cooking and spending time with her family.


Lisa Mello, RDH, Dental Hygienist

Lisa is a graduate of CCRI and has been practicing Dental Hygiene for more than 20 years. She has experience in both General Dentistry offices as well as Periodontal offices.

She enjoys the constant interaction with her patients and being able to provide the most up to date care possible in helping patients achieve optimal oral health.

In he spare time, Lisa enjoys the beach, travelling and spending time with her husband Charlie, daughter Juliana, and yellow lab Bella.


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Ellie Pollitt, Dental Assistant

Ellie is one of Dr Tilman’s chairside assistants and has been a part of our team for over 10 years.  She is an experienced dental assistant of many years and takes great pride in helping all of her patients, but especially enjoys helping the anxious dental patients be less fearful of dental care. 



 Tina Vecoli, Dental Assistant