Deborah has been in the dental field for over thirty years, more than sixteen of those has been right here at Burba Dental. She loves comforting nervous patients and helping them feel at home. She gets additional satisfaction from learning and keeping up with the latest technology in the field. While she’s with her patients, she enjoys teaching them about the various aspects of dentistry they’re experiencing as well as how to improve their oral health.
In her personal life, Deborah has been married for 20+ years and loves exercising, traveling and hanging out with family. This area is a particular favorite of hers. The ocean relaxes her. You can often catch her by the seaside just enjoying the atmosphere around her and thinking.
Tifani has been a dental assistant for over 9 years. She studied at the Everest Institute’s Dental Assisting program. Tifani’s interest in dentistry began as a curious child. She was always at the dentist’s office getting fillings done and decided she wanted to learn how it works for herself. Her favorite part of her job is to make patient’s comfortable to the point they no longer feel any dental anxiety.
In her personal life, Tifani is married and is a mother of 2.
Jen completed dental assistant school at Bryman Institute. In addition to that, she received Radiology Certification at Tufts. Though she’s been in this field for 15 years, her fascination with dentistry started when she was 12 years old. “I remember asking my mother to let me get my teeth bleached like Halle Berry’s,” Jen recalled. But, it was her mother’s fear of dentistry which steered her into the field. She wanted to help her mother feel comfortable in a dental chair. In fact, that’s what she finds most rewarding about her job. “I like to see people happy,” Jen said.
In her spare time, Jennifer loves spending time outdoors and guards her family time closely. She loves everything the North Shore has to offer, including swimming, fishing, and fire pits. She and her fiance Kevin have six children and two dogs.
Irene loved growing up in the small town of Charlestown, Massachusetts. Positive dental experiences at her childhood dentist’s office and seeing the fun environment encouraged Irene to pursue a career in dentistry. As a dental assistant of more than 20 years, Irene enjoys patient care and seeing patients smile after treatment.
When she is not at work, Irene enjoys music, workouts, biking, and spending time with friends and family, including her two teenage daughters and dog, Daisy.
Siobhan has a bachelor in science from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and has been a dental hygienist for the last ten years. She loves the dental field because she gets to work with people, listen to their stories, and help them feel good about themselves.
Siobhan has been married for ten years and is blessed with three beautiful daughters & one puppy. In her free time, she loves to run, spend time with her family, and go to the beach.
Registered Dental Hygienist
A native of Lynn, Massachusetts, Robyn graduated from Middlesex Community College and has worked as a registered dental hygienist since 2002. Her mother, a dental assistant, influenced Robyn’s decision to pursue a career in dentistry. During her senior year in high school, Robyn had a co-op job at the dental office where her mother worked. And although she had planned to attend nursing school, Robyn decided to become a dental hygienist instead.
After cleaning patients’ teeth, Robyn finds it particularly satisfying to see their happy faces and appreciation for helping them achieve good oral health. She also enjoys building rapport and relationships with patients.
Robyn is married and has a son and two dogs. She makes cherished memories with her family while traveling and attending rock concerts and sporting events.
Daniela grew up in both Peabody and Reading. She attended North Shore Community College where she received two associates degrees in Liberal Arts and Business. She decided to get into dentistry because she was afraid of everything about it—the sounds, the smells, the approach. At one point she wondered if the whole field was just a scam. But, after much reading and time she’s come to appreciate dentistry and the importance of good oral health. She finds it most gratifying to help patients understand the field as well.
Recently married, Daniela is the youngest of three girls and adores her nieces. She’s also bilingual and is fluent in both English and Portuguese. She loves living on the coast and feels we get the best and worst of all seasons. In her spare time, she enjoys going to restaurants and trying new foods.
Suzanne grew up in Lynnfield in a dental household. Her father was a dentist. While she went to school she worked as a receptionist and assistant. She attended both Northeastern University and Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists. She’s been in her field for nineteen years. Suzanne loves her job and finds it particularly satisfying helping patients feel at ease while having their treatment done. She also enjoys educating patients on optimal health.
Suzanne and her husband, Chris, have twin boys (Lucas and Sheamus) as well as a Cavachon named Max. They love the ocean and traveling. Suzanne also enjoys cooking and grew up sailing out of Marblehead.
Nancy has worked in the dental field for over 30 years. As financial coordinator, Nancy ensures our patients receive all of the insurance benefits they should. She enjoys working with our patients to make their investment in their dental care as painless as their treatment. “The best part of my job,” Nancy said. “Is helping patients be able to afford the dental care they need and seeing the final outcome.”
When she is not working on getting patients what they need, Nancy enjoys spending time with family and friends. She and her husband Chris have been married since 1999 and have one adult son.
Born in Salem and raised in Lynn, Sal enjoys the area’s great sense of community and diversity. Working in dentistry at Burba Dental is satisfying to Sal because the team is enthusiastic and truly cares about helping patients find their smiles.
The youngest of seven siblings, Sal has nine nieces and six nephews. In his leisure time, Sal enjoys baking and spending time with his dog, Django.