She began her career as a dental hygienist in 2004 after graduating from UMA- Bangor’s Dental Hygiene Program with an Associates in Science. Throughout her years of practicing, Kala has enjoyed expanding her knowledge and expertise in the oral-systemic links, holistic care practices, as well as, upper quarter pain, sleep apnea, and oral appliance therapy. She enjoys getting to know her patients and building relationships to provide the greatest impact on people in her community and continues to seek the latest knowledge and best practices in dentistry, business, and organizational leadership. She is currently volunteering as Secretary to the Simonton Corner Community Association board, attending USM to complete her Bachelors in Business and Organizational Leadership. She enjoys summertime in Maine, and most of all, gardening and spending time with her family here in the Midcoast.