Dr. Adam L’Italien, DMD
Dr. Adam L’Italien, DMD has grown up and lived in Maine for the past 30 years. He was raised in Enfield, Maine, where he attended Mattanawcook Academy. After high school he attended the University of Connecticut where he received a bachelor’s degree in physiology and neurobiology. He received his DMD from the University of New England after completing rotations at Waldo County General Hospital and Katahdin Valley Health Center. Upon graduation, Dr. L’Italien returned to his hometown of Enfield, Maine to practice dentistry at Health Access Network.
Thus far in his dental education and career, Dr. L’Italien has received the following academic and clinical honors. He was selected as the first Betterment Fund Scholar as well as Key Bank Scholar for his clinical work with underserved populations. In addition, the Maine Dental Association selected him as an Alva S. Appleby Scholar. He was also chosen to be one of only three Delta Dental Scholars out of the entire University of New England College of Dental Medicine.
Dr. L’Italien has been highlighted in Dentistry Today, a prominent publication in clinical dentistry, as well as University of New England Magazine, for his work with underprivileged populations. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Maine Dental Association, Midcoast Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Casco Bay Study Club, and Spear Dental Education. He is Invisalign certified and enjoys enhancing the beauty and functionality of natural smiles through orthodontic intervention.
Dr. L’Italien met his wife Danielle while studying at the University of New England. They have a black lab named Pete, and spend many weekends exploring new trails with him. When he is not practicing dentistry, he likes watching all professional sports, especially basketball. He is a fan of all New England sports teams. On nights and weekends, he can be found perfecting his second favorite hobby: cooking. Dr. L’Italien and Danielle are excited to be a part of the dynamic community of Camden-Rockport that they now call home.
Dr. Jonathan Goss DDS, MAGD
Dr. Jonathan Goss DDS, MAGD is a native to Maine. He grew up in Saco and completed high school at Thornton Academy before going on to pursue his undergraduate studies at the University of Maine in Orono. He met his wife Lee while studying dentistry at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. In 1983, he graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown with his doctorate in dental surgery (DDS), and he and Lee moved to Rockport, Maine. Dr. Goss joined Dr. Phillip Higgins in private practice in Camden, where they ran a busy and successful dental office for twenty years. In 2003, Dr. Goss moved his practice to its current location at 10 Granite Way in Rockport and renamed it Camden Hills Dental Care.
Dr. Goss enjoys all aspects of practicing dentistry. Helping his patients achieve optimal dental health and confidence in their smiles is his passion. He is especially committed to furthering his knowledge of dentistry, and considers himself a continuing education “junkie”. He has spent his career as an active member of professional organizations that focus on advanced studies in dentistry, including the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and the Seattle Study Club. He is also a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Casco Bay Study Club, the Maine Dental Association, and the Maine Dental Society.
Dr. Goss is so focused on furthering his education in dentistry that he has far exceeded the normal license requirements for annual updates. In 2007, Dr. Goss traveled to San Diego, California to receive an award for Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD). A professional designation beyond Fellowship, Mastership is the highest honor the Academy can bestow. This achievement reflects Dr. Goss’s enduring commitment to providing quality care through continuing education in his field. You can be sure that when you visit Camden Hills Dental Care, you will be treated using the most effective, safest, and up-to-date methods available.
Dr. Goss and his wife have three adult daughters, all of whom grew up in Rockport. Together they have enjoyed the many recreational activities the Camden area has to offer, including sailing, skiing, and time spent on Maine lakes with extended family members. He and his family feel very lucky to be able to live in such a beautiful place and to be a part of the unique community of Camden-Rockport.