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Mary Getman, Registered Dental Hygienist

Mary grew up in Clayton New York, attending school in the Thousand Islands School District. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education with a concentration in Voice from SUNY Fredonia and her Associate’s in Dental Hygiene from SUNY Broome. In addition to being a licensed Dental Hygienist, Mary is also licensed to administer Local Anesthesia.

Going from Music Education to Dental Hygiene may seem like a strange career change, but Mary believes there are many similar attributes between being a hygienist and a teacher.When not with patients, Mary enjoys spending time with her husband Mark and her son Wally, as well as her Great Dane Lincoln and her cat Alex. Mary loves relaxing days on the river and enjoying a good book.

Lindsey Bennett, Registered Dental Hygienist

Lindsey is from western New York. She grew up in a small farm town along the Erie Canal and has a Bachelor’s degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She found her way to the North Country when she married a Watertown native and has lived in the area for almost ten years. She has been a hygienist with Watertown Dental for three years. She started at the office as a dental assistant with Dr. Girardi.

After three and a half years, she went on to Dental Hygiene school and earned her Associates in Dental Hygiene from SUNY Broome. When time allows, Lindsey enjoys running, spending summers on the lake, and binging on her favorite TV show. Most of her free time is spent chasing after her one and a half year old son.

Kylie Hanlin, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kylie is a Watertown native, she attended Watertown High School and graduated in 2012. She then went on to further her education at Nazareth College with a major in biology. After a year at Nazareth she then decided to pursue a degree in dental hygiene and attended SUNY Canton to complete her education. She graduated with an A.A.S in Dental Hygiene, along with certifications in local anesthesia, and nitrous oxide administration in 2016. She began working at Watertown Dental Health Group in 2017, and is always looking for ways to further her education in order to provide the best and most efficient care for her patients.

When Kylie is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She spends most summers in Chaumont with her family on the water and enjoys anything outdoors. She enjoys golfing and camping in the summer, and snowshoeing and ice skating in the winter. Kylie was a pool supervisor and swim instructor at Watertown High School for 5 years prior to starting her career in dental hygiene, and continues to help in community programs as much as possible.

Felicity Runge, Registered Dental Hygienist

Felicity grew up in Carthage, New York and attended the Carthage Central School district. She graduated in 2014 and continued her education through SUNY Canton College of Technology. After two years in a clinical setting, Felicity completed her associates degree, local anesthetic, and nitrous sedation certification courses. Felicity graduated salutatorian of her Dental Hygiene AAS class in 2017 and continues to expand her knowledge through continuing education courses.

Outside of the office, Felicity likes to spend most of her time outdoors. She takes full advantage of living in the Adirondack region. When she's not climbing mountains or exploring a trail she's never been down before, you can probably find her at home spending time with her many siblings and many pets.

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