Meet our team

Aaron J. Palmer, DMD Read Bio

Dr. Aaron Palmer is an alumnus of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania where he earned his B.S. in Biology and of the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dental Medicine where he earned his Doctorate in Dentistry. Dr. Palmer resides in Ellsworth, Maine with his wife Ericka and their two children, A.J. and Garden. The Palmer family also has a Yorkshire Terrier named Kiba (pronounced “Key-Buh”)! Dr. Palmer has a reputation for his perfectionism in dentistry and his caring, attentive manner with h...Read More

Eliza Murphy, RDH Read Bio

Eliza (she goes by “Liza”) received her Dental Hygiene degree from The University of Maine at Bangor in 2004. Liza takes great pride in her work and has exceptional skills in periodontal therapy and preventive dentistry. She is continually seeking new ways to educate patients, maximize clinical results and improve the patient experience. Liza lives in Hancock with her husband Adam and their two Boxers, Storm and Sydney. On her off-time Liza enjoys running, spending time with her dogs and is cont...Read More

Misti Sargent, Office Manager Read Bio

Misti is the office manager extraordinaire and takes care of many of the “behind the scenes” things that make Smile Design run smoothly. It's hard to believe that Misti has any talent left over after being such an awesome Office Manager, but she does! She's also a talented cook and great at crafts and crocheting. When she's not working, Misti enjoys hiking, vacationing and spending time with her family.

Terra Burns, CDA Read Bio

Terra is our Certified Dental Assistant here at Smile Design. She has an unparalleled commitment to excellence and is always looking for new skills to master! Terra started dental assisting in 2005 and has consistently worked with state of the art dental technology. She prides herself as performing at the height of her field and is currently working toward her degree as an expanded function dental assistant. In her off time Terra enjoys water sports, hiking on MDI and spending time with her hu...Read More

Victoria Sargent, Dental Assistant Read Bio

Victoria is one of our fantastic dental assistants here at Smile Design! Victoria just recently started in the dental field, but is very talented and kind! She has a knack for setting patients at ease and making people smile! That's good, because we love smiles at Smile Design! In her free time Victoria enjoys photography, art, music and family get togethers!

Amy Welch, RDH Read Bio

Amy is one of our talented hygienists at Smile Design! Amy has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2008 and has a true passion for the field of Dentistry. Amy is exceptionally skilled at the treatment and management of Periodontal Disease, and has many happy patients to prove it! When not working, Amy enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two children. She also likes hiking, camping softball and boating!

Malinda Worcester, Scheduling Coordinator Read Bio

Malinda is the friendly voice you'll hear when you call Smile Design! She is an extremely hard working team member who sincerely cares about the well being of our patients. Malinda has the immense task of getting patients appointments quickly, and to make it all work in our busy schedule. One thing is for sure, you can always count on Malinda to go the extra mile for you! In her spare time Malinda enjoys hunting, fishing, four wheeling and spending time with her family! She's always up for a ch...Read More

Lynn Cotroneo, Office Assistant

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Services we provide

At Smile Design Ellsworth we strive to provide our patients with the best and most complete dental care. Our doctors and staff frequently attend continuing education seminars to learn the latest dental techniques. Here are some of the services we provide, please click here.

  • General Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Cosmetic – Whitening
  • Cosmetic – Veneers
  • Cosmetic – Invisalign
  • Dental Implants

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We offer a number of convenient payment options for our patients which make it easy to afford any care you may need.

Languages Spoken

  • English