Meet the Team of Your Houma Family Dentist
Peggy, Office Manager/Treatment Coordinator
I feel very fortunate to work in a dental practice that is so conscientious and with such a caring dental team.
Peggy has been in the dental field since 1980. She began here on “day one” of Dr. Bilello’s practice. “I love interacting with our patient’s and helping make it possible for them to achieve and maintain their goals of ideal dental health, and to have the smile they’ve always wanted.” Peggy has two daughters, Jessica and Katie, as well as a granddaughter Addison.
“I love spending time with my family and friends, exercising, fishing, gardening.”
Melissa, Treatment Coordinator
Melissa is a graduate of Thibodaux High School and attended Lafourche Technical College. She has 20 years administrative experience. Of that time, Melissa has been working in the dental field for the past 2 ½ years. “I enjoy working with Dr. Bilello and his staff and interacting with the patients. I feel very fortunate to be able to work with such a top notch dental team.” Melissa is one of the first people you will meet upon arrival at the office. She can assist in scheduling appointments, insurance, and financial arrangements.
Melissa resides in Thibodaux, Louisiana with her husband Derald and her son Cade. She also has a daughter, Ashley, and one grandchild.
“I enjoy working in my yard and fishing. I also enjoy spending time with my family.”
Nicole, Clerical Assistant
Nicole is a graduate of H. L. Bourgeois High School. A master organizer, she has worked in the practice since 1994. You may see her filing charts or assisting our other team members with their duties. Nicole enjoys searching for collectables, especially dolls and anything to do with frogs. “I love working here! I love the work I do, and the people that work along with me!
Deana, Dental Hygienist
Deana loves people! Her goal is to educate her patients and always create a comfortable atmosphere for them. She especially loves working with children. She feels that a child’s experience in a dental office is of utmost importance and can set the tone for future dental visits. When Deana’s not at work, she’s gardening outdoors or spending time with her family. She and her husband Matt have been married for 22 years and have two children Matthew, 17 and Maggie, 15. They keep her busy traveling to different sporting events especially baseball and softball.
“I love working with Dr. Bilello! He has a unique sense of compassion for people and a kind and gentle demeanor with all of his patients. He has a “knack” for making patients feel at ease during their dental treatment. Dr. Bilello enjoys being an artist at dentistry.” She loves working for someone who spends quality time with his patients and is very meticulous in paying great attention to detail. “He by far exceeds the expected level of continuing education hours because of his dedication to dentistry and to his patients.”
Brianne, Dental Hygienist
Brianne received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 2003.
Through continuing education courses taken yearly she keeps up with new techniques and guidelines in the field of dentistry and dental hygiene. Her skills include adult and child prophylactic care, periodontal disease prevention, treatment and planning and patient oral hygiene education. Her goal as a dental hygienist is to educate her patients on optimal oral health and give her patients the information and tools they need to be successful.
Brianne has worked for Dr. Mark Bilello for 8 years. “I enjoy working for Dr. Mark because of his strong compassion for his patients and great attention to detail.” She believes that the practice has become so popular because it is patient centered and teamwork centered. “I enjoy being part of the dental team because patients are given the best patient education, care and comfort.”
On her time off Brianne enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being outdoors and traveling.
Donna, Dental Hygienist
Donna is a graduate of Loyola University School of Dentistry in New Orleans. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 1975, and has been practicing hygiene for 36 years. “The majority of my experience has been in treating periodontal patients, but I really enjoy being part of a practice that performs nationally acclaimed restorative dentistry and offers its patients “cutting edge” cosmetic services.”
She has worked with Dr. Bilello and his staff on Mondays since 1993. She has attended many continuing education courses with his office and several advanced Periodontal and General Dentistry meetings and symposiums on both the state and national level.
Donna and her husband of 33 years, Greg, live in Thibodaux. They enjoy exercising, listening to music, traveling, reading, and spending time with their two grown daughters and granddaughter.
Clinical Assistant Team
Amy, Dental Assistant, EDDA, CDA
Amy has worked with Dr. Bilello since 2002, but has been in dentistry for over 24 years! “I’m thankful for Dr. Mark allowing me to continue my career in his practice. I love his philosophy and the concept of comprehensive dentistry. “I enjoy working with patients and helping to make those who might be anxious to feel relaxed and comfortable.” I enjoy all my coworkers. We are all friends and work very well together. We all strive to make the day run smoothly, with the goal of exceeding our patient’s expectations.” Amy is a Certified Dental Assistant as well as an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant. She is also certified in Digital Dental Radiography.
She is active in her church, enjoys the beach, football games, baseball games, riding bikes, camping, and animals.
Simone, Dental Assistant, EDDA
Simone is a graduate of Vandebilt High in Houma and began her career with Dr. Bilello in 1987. “I feel fortunate to be here for so long” “I love that so many people complement our office on how comfortable they feel! I really enjoy seeing families. It’s great being involved in the creative cosmetic cases that really give people renewed confidence to smile!” Simone is certified as an Expanded Duty Dental Assistant, and in Digital Dental Radiography. Simone enjoys spending time with family, gardening, camping, and animals.