Our practice manager Jason is here to help with all your scheduling, financial, and insurance needs. Most often, he will be the first smiling face you’ll see when you come into the office and who you will speak with on the phone as he handles almost all patient concerns. Jason is always available to answer any question you may have and will do his best to make your time here as pleasant, comfortable, and stress-free as possible. Jason has been with Accent Dentistry for 20 years and has an amazing knowledge of dental insurance and dental procedures. He assist you with any needs or concerns. He will always try to provide the very best customer service available to ensure that you not only get an effective and excellent outcome from your treatment, but also enjoy your time in our office. One of his passions is making sure that dental insurance companies pay for covered services as promised and minimizing our patients’ out of pocket expenses. As such, he is a highly valued member of our team and his experience and skills are here for our patients’ use. He can also advise you on making the most of your flex spending and health savings accounts and when to prioritize treatment so as to make your financial undertaking as minimal as possible. Jason is originally from New York, relocated here for college and law school; yet fell in love with the practice of dentistry resulting in him staying with this practice for close to two decades.
Our Dental Hygienist
Our registered dental hygienist Erin takes great pride in giving each patient individualized care during regular checkups and cleanings. Erin has been both a dental assistant as well as a dental hygienist so she is familiar with all aspects of dental treatment. Erin is a legacy hygienist, following in the steps of her grandmother. Erin graduated from her hygiene program as class Valedictorian and is highly regarded for her skills and efficiency. She has an amazing smile, a delicate touch and an infectious laugh. In addition to scaling and polishing your teeth and examining the health of your gums, our hygienist will also give you all the information you need to keep your teeth healthy and your smile looking its best. Erin is a conscientious hygienist and wants what is best for her patients. As a former tutor, Erin loves educating her patients in proper brushing techniques and improving their oral health. Erin will carefully evaluate your dental health and make every effort to educate you and provide the optimum of care. Erin can also discuss options if you have cosmetic concerns, sensitivity issues or any dental concerns. Erin hails from Wareham and enjoys playing pool, road trips and attending concerts.
Our Dental Assistant
Our certified dental assistant Shelly will make your experience in our office as easy and stress-free as possible. Usually found working alongside the dentist, Shelly helps with many of the procedures and treatments you’ll receive at our office. As a native local, she is familiar with many of our patients and their families. She is a dedicated staff member who looks forward to building a relationship with you and your family. With 18 years in the profession and 13 years with Dr. Bankhead, she stays up-to-date with constant continuing education in order to serve you better and more efficiently. Shelly is incredibly compassionate and a loving mom of three children. She enjoys helping the doctor provide optimal oral health care and helping create a great smile for life! Shelly also enjoys knitting, crocheting and cake decorating as we have all discovered at staff birthdays!!
Our dental team is committed to helping you achieve a healthy and beautiful smile and our goal as a team is to make sure everyone who visits our office has a positive experience from the moment they step through our doors. We are here to assist you with everything from helping you understand your insurance coverage to specific questions about your dental treatment. Our Bellingham dental office serves patients from Franklin, Milford and surrounding communities. Contact us if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment. We’d love to hear from you!