Meet our Hygienists

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Melissa Guilford

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

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.

Gina Kennedy Volke

As a Registered Dental Hygienist at Hudson Family Dental, Gina focuses on keeping her patients’ smiles healthy through preventative care. Though she has been with Hudson Family Dental since 2012 - most of her career in dental hygiene - Gina began as an intern at Park Street Dental in Westborough, Mass., where she worked her way to become Dental Assistant. Gina holds an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from Quinsigamond Community College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science from Assumption College.

In her spare time, Gina enjoys hikes in Vermont and traveling. Her favorite place to travel is Sedona, Arizona. Despite her success as a dental hygienist, when she was a child, Gina wanted to be a dolphin trainer. Gina is married and lives in Shrewsbury, Mass. with her husband, where she enjoys her favorite meal of gnocchi and lobster.

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