Our Staff


Kailee Williams DMD

Dr WilliamsKailee Williams DMD, Clinical Director, is originally from upstate New York and attended Hamilton College for her undergraduate degree. She worked in Washington, D.C., as an orthodontic assistant for two years prior to attending the University of New England College of Dental Medicine.

Patient-centered care and public health are two of Dr. Williams's passions , and she strives to bring her passion into her practice every day.  Dr. Williams believes in comprehensive dental care and enjoys helping patients achieve healthy and beautiful smiles.

In her free time she enjoys reading, camping, crafting, singing, and a good Netflix binge with her cat, Vivian.

Nicole Pratt, DDS

Nicole Pratt

Nicole Pratt, DDS moved to Maine from her native California in 2016. She holds a degree in biology from California State University, Sacramento and a Doctorate in Dental surgery from University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Nicole loves a creative challenge. She is quite resourceful when it comes to saving broken down teeth, though is always considerate of the needs of the person attached to that tooth, first and foremost.

Away from the office, you can find Dr. Nicole pondering the nature of things, online shopping and thinking about doing yoga.

Marc Melnick DDS

Dr MelnickAfter more than 40 years of providing high-quality dental care to patients in New Jersey, Marc Melnick DDS has chosen to offer the same great care to patients in Central Maine. Dr. Melnick earned his dental degree at the NYU College of Dentistry and is an assistant clinical professor at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. He practices at the Waterville Community Dental Center one week a month and feels fortunate to be able to provide care for patients while working with a fantastic staff.

He enjoys the great state of Maine, skiing in the winter and eating lobster rolls in the summer. His wife is a psychologist, and he has two children, one in New York and one in California.




HopeHope is a caring, compassionate, experienced registered dental hygienist who has worked at the Waterville Community Dental Center since 2001.  A lifelong resident of Central Maine and a graduate of Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Connecticut, she enjoys the bonds that she makes with  patients over her years of providing preventive dental treatment.

Hope enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and going camping up north. During Maine's “Fair Season,” she can be found at various State of Maine Agricultural Fairs, usually in the livestock departments.       


TheresaTheresa has been a dental hygienist since 2004 and has practiced at the Waterville Community Dental Center since 2011. She earned an associate's degree in applied science in dental hygiene at Monroe Community College in Rochester New York. She lives in Oakland with her 9-year-old daughter, and in her spare time she and her daughter like to craft.



AliAli is a recent graduate of Gulf Coast Sate College in Florida.  She enjoys helping children and adults maintain healthy, beautiful smiles.

She recently returned to Maine after a few years away.  She enjoys exploring the great outdoors through hiking, kayaking and horseback riding.


Dental Assistants

 Melissa Phair, CDA, EFDA

Melissa PMelissa started working at Waterville Community Dental Center in 2019. She has worked hard to maintain her great smile and has a passion for helping others do the same. She was born and raised in New England, and has been living in Maine most of her life. Melissa, her husband Dan, and their dog Machi love all things outdoors, especially snowshoeing, summiting mountains, and camping. Melissa has a very unique, outgoing personality, and she always brightens the day of people around her.  She is definitely one of a kind!


Front Office Staff

Jessica Pelotte, Executive Director

JessJessica Pelotte started at Waterville Community Dental Center in 2012 as a receptionist. In her current role as executive director, she oversees the general operations of the Center. She is committed to making every experience at the practice a positive one for patients and their families, striving to meet their unique needs.

Outside of the office, she enjoys being active: boating, snowshoeing, walking, traveling, and shopping. She lives with her husband, her stepson, the family's two dogs, Griffin and Keely, and their cat, Bella.

Jackie, Community Dental Health Coordinator

JackieJackie started working at Waterville Community Dental Center in 2020, and she has been working in the dental field since 2018. She has a passion for working in public health and being able to help patients get access to affordable, high-quality dental care. She is originally from Illinois, but moved to Maine in 2020 along with her husband, their dog, and their 3 cats. Since moving to Maine, they have rescued another dog and 2 kittens. In her free time, Jackie enjoys reading with a cat or 5 on her lap, trying out new recipes with her husband, gardening, and hiking with her husband and 2 dogs.


7:30am – 4:30pm
Monday through Thursday

Contact Us

Waterville Community Dental Center

2 Evergreen Drive
Oakland, ME 04963

(207) 861-5801
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