Meet the Dental Team
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.
JoAnne started her career as a dental hygienist in 1993. She has worked in both general and periodontal practices which has given her a diverse experience. She returned to her Alma Mater, Hudson Valley Community College, to get certified in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide to provide her patients with the utmost comfort. She prides herself on finding a gentle and effective way to give her patients individual oral hygiene instruction while also providing them with a thorough cleaning. In her leisure time, she enjoys nature walks with her family and riding her Friesian horse, Barculo.
Amy has been helping patients achieve a healthy smile for almost 20 years. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, she graduated from Forest Park College. She served as Vice President for the Greater St. Louis Dental Hygienist Association for two terms. She has worked in the fields of general, pediatric, and periodontal dentistry. She also has worked at 2 local schools providing dental hygiene care for many students. Her attention to detail, delicate touch and excellent clinical skills is appreciated by her patients. Amy lives in Dorset with her husband, Erich, and son, Henry. She enjoys tennis, cooking and playing the piano.
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.
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 is also having fun raising her puppy, Addie.
Kaitlyn joined our team in 2020. She is excited to perfect the skills she has recently learned in our office to ensure her patients are getting the best possible dental experience. Kaitlyn enjoyed spending her free time with her daughter and being outdoors with family.
Elysia joins our team bringing knowledge and empathy gained from working for years as a customer service professional. She looks forward to applying those skills in our office and combining them with new learning in the dental field to help the team provide best quality service to our patients. When she’s not at the office, Elysia enjoys family time with her two children and husband, making jewelry, and practicing yoga.
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.
Jacquelyn joined our dental team in 2019 and loves helping to provide a caring and comfortable office environment for all of our patients! Prior to joining our team, Jacquelyn spent many years working as a Board Certified Music Therapist, and still enjoys providing music therapy groups for residents at local elder care communities. In her free time, she enjoys making music with community groups, being outdoors, and spending time with friends, family, and her dog, Kitkat.
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.
Stephanie joined our front office staff recently and brings with her over 30 years of experience in customer service from multiple office locations in Manchester. Prior to her office work, she worked in home health care after earning her Licensed Nursing Assistant certification. Stephanie loves what she does and strives to improve organization and maintain a good flow in the office environment. When not working at one of her jobs (which is not often!), she enjoys volunteering and spending time with her family.