Meet The Staff

Clinical Staff

Slava, Registered Dental Hygienist


Slava joined Harris Dental in 2022, before joining us she had accumulated 13 years of experience as a dental hygienist. She is a graduate of Cape Cod Community College where she majored in business and dental hygiene. She currently lives in Barnstable with her husband and two kids. But her home country is Bulgaria. When she is not busy with her family you can find her at the beach with a book, gardening, working on house projects, or out with her friends. 


Laurel, Dental Assistant
Laurel joined the Harris Dental team in 2021. She along with others assists in our other locations as well.



Dani, Dental Assistant

Dani joined Harris Dental Summer of 2023. She is a great source for interpretation as she also speaks Portuguese. 


Katie, Dental Assistant

Katie joined our team in the Summer of 2023. She has many years of experience working as a dental assistant on the Cape Cod. Katie also works at our other locations.  

Administrative Staff

Brenda, Bussiness Assistant
Brenda has been in the dental field for 12 years it all started at a pediatric dental office in California. She also trained to be a dental assistant in New York. In addition to her training as a dental assistant and dental front desk, Brenda went to college for management. 

During Brenda’s free time, she loves to spend time with her husband. They both love to participate in community service, travel, and try different wines.

Ariela, Business Manager

Ariela Harris is an instrumental part of all three dental office stories. She has been a major part of the three practices: Barnstable, Centerville, and Hyannis (in  2019, 2021, and 2022 respectively) with her husband, Dr. Todd Harris. In her role as business manager, Ariela puts her 25+ years of experience in management and human resources with several large companies into practice in identifying areas for the whole team to grow together, from patient coordinators to hygienists and assistants. What she loves most about both practices is the community-oriented approach and determination from the entire staff to ensure the standard of care delivered is of the highest quality.

Ariela and Dr. Harris have one daughter, Effie, and they live in Barnstable, where Effie attends The Riverview School. Ariela and Dr. Harris are huge supporters of this important place where students are given the tools to thrive. In her free time, Ariela likes to kick back with the family at home, cook, and garden. Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Ariela loves to visit Canada as much as she can with her husband and daughter.



 Hilary, Office Manager

Hillary, Office Manager

Hillary started in the dental field when she was 13 years old, working for an oral surgeon filing away charts. Her mother was the financial coordinator there. She was able to watch how her mother worked and was amazed. Before Hillary knew it, she was allowed to sit in during surgeries, and at that moment, she fell in love with dentistry.

Working her way up little by little and continued to learn so much through everyone. Hillary is still learning and still amazed at everything, especially how far technology has come. Dentistry has always been her passion, and she strives to help our patients in any way possible.

Hillary’s favorite motto is to tell patients, “I woke up today, which makes it an amazing day since I cannot be promised there, will be a tomorrow. So, I will make the best out of this day, and every day I get to have.” She believes if everyone keeps putting out positive vibes as much as possible, positive things will come back for you. Life is too short to stress about the little things. It takes more energy and muscles to frown than to smile and be happy. And we are dedicated to your comfort and your smile.

Alexa, Operations Manager

Alexa has been in the dental field since 2010. Her passion for the field had her pursue a marketing degree at the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth.

When Alexa is not working she loves to run, cook with her three children, and watch her children play sports.