Meet the Dental Team
Laura has been a dental hygienist with our team for over 30 years, but has an even more impressive 45 years of total experience under her belt. In addition to her boundless strength and energy, she’s passionate about helping patients craft healthier, more beautiful smiles through regular cleanings. Laura is married and has one son, Ryan and a dog named Fenway. Her hobbies include gardening, hot yoga, hiking, and spending time with her good friends.
Jean has been with us since 1976, and while she’s taken a few years off over the years to raise her family, she’s been part of our team for the majority of those years. In that time, her fellow team members have become like a second family. Prior to joining us, she studied dental hygiene at the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene. Jean is married and has two daughters, a son, and one grandson. Her hobbies include hiking, yoga, gardening, quilting, and riding on the back of her husband’s Harley.
Ann has more than 34 years of experience within the dental field. As a dental hygienist, she provides essential care that can help patients of all ages prevent cavities, gum disease, and other common oral health problems. In the years she has worked with us, she has formed long lasting relationships with many of our patients, and she’s had the opportunity to work with many caring, nurturing individuals in a supportive environment. Ann completed her studies at Westbrook College in Portland, Maine, and her interests include running, hiking, and walking. She also enjoys spending time with her friends, her family, and her dog, Ranger.
Peggy is a dental assistant with more than 25 years of experience. Originally from South Londonderry, she enjoys the variety that comes with helping patients with diverse needs. When she’s not helping us deliver exceptional care, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and two grown daughters. She also has three dogs and one cat. In her free time she enjoys hiking, cooking, and yoga.
Lindsay is a Certified Dental Assistant who joined our practice in the fall of 2017. She has been in the dental profession for over ten years and has practiced in Vermont and Pennsylvania. Lindsay enjoys providing quality dental care and strives to help her patients feel at ease in the dental setting. When not at work, she enjoys gardening, playing with her dogs, and riding horses. She lives with her husband, Dan, on their farm in Poultney where they raise grass fed beef.
Haily has been with our team since 2018. Previously, she worked at SVMC for three years in Nutrition and Dining. She is excited to perfect all of the skills she has recently learned since joining our office, so that she can provide the best possible dental experience for all of her patients. Haily enjoys spending her free time outdoors hiking, running, and kayaking. She also is having fun raising her black lab puppy, Oakley.
Jacquelyn is the newest addition to our dental team and joined us in summer 2019. While she is new to the field of dentistry, she is already familiar with providing patient care through her years of experience as a Board Certified Music Therapist. She is looking forward to learning more about the ins and outs of dental care and providing a comfortable and seamless experience for all her patients. In her free time, Jacquelyn enjoys singing with a community choir, providing music therapy groups for residents at local elder care communities, enjoying the outdoors, and spending time with friends, family, and her dog, Kitkat.
Sarah has been our office manager since 1983. For as long as she’s been with us, she’s been dedicated to helping patients feel comfortable and cared for. She loves seeing patients leave with a smile on their face. Sarah has three grown sons, a dog, and a cat. When not at work, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time at Lake Iroquois with family and friends.
Julie has been a member of our front desk team since 2006. She loves the variety that comes with her job, and enjoys the people she’s surrounded by day in and day out. Prior to joining our team she earned a degree in health services management from Southern Vermont College. In addition to being a valuable member of our team, Julie retired from the Vermont National Guard in 2016 with 20 years of service and two deployments behind her. Julie also has four grown children and one granddaughter. Her interests include traveling, reading, and going to the movies.