Meet our Hygienists


  • Melissa Guilford, RDH

    Melissa (Melynn) is a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with over 22 years of experience in the dental field. At the beginning of her career, Melynn was a Dental Assistant for six years while she pursued her degree in Dental Hygiene, which she received with honors from Quinsigamond Community College. She also holds a degree in Psychology from Quinsigamond Community College. She joined Hudson Family Dental in 2017. 

    Melynn is passionate about dentistry and loves working with patients to help them achieve optimal oral health. She enjoys giving back to the community and serves as a Public Health Dental Hygienist at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester, Mass.  A native of Marlborough, Mass.,

    Melynn lives in Millbury, Mass. with her husband and son. She enjoys skiing, golfing, reading, fantasy football and activities with family and friends.

  • Dona Salus, RDH

    A Registered Dental Hygienist at Hudson Family Dental since 2005, Dona educates patients about oral health and good oral hygiene; performs dental prophylaxis on patients; and conducts screenings to identify diseases like oral cancer, periodontal issues; and decay.

    Prior to joining Hudson Family Dental, Dona was a Dental Assistant in Wellesley, Mass. Dona holds an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Quinsigamond Community College.

    When she’s not caring for patients, Dona serves on the Board of Directors for Milford Youth Cheer and Football and is cheer equipment coordinator. She enjoys obstacle course racing and coaching her daughters’ cheer team. Dona and her family live in Northbridge, Mass.

  • Emily Matson, RDH

    Emily earned her Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Quinsigamond Community College, graduating with highest honors. She enjoys building relationships with her patients and helping them achieve the best possible oral health. Passionate about her work, Emily seeks to give her patients a great experience at every appointment. 

    Prior to her career in dental hygiene, Emily earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Framingham State University and worked as a Behavior Therapist, providing services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  

    In her spare time she enjoys hiking with her dog, Stanley, skiing and spending time with her family.

Our Location

414 Main St, Hudson, MA

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


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8:00 am-2:00 pm


8:00 am - 12:00 pm *Every Other



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