Dr. Jeffrey Vachon and Dr. Richard Vachon are committed to providing excellence in dentistry, and each stands out as a leading dentist in Manchester. They use the latest in dentistry techniques to provide you with a beautiful and healthy smile. Additionally, they believe strongly in education to prevent oral health problems before they occur, and makes sure to keep patients fully informed about their dental health. Read more about our Manchester dentists by clicking on the links below.
Dr. Richard Vachon has had an established dental practice in Manchester, NH since 1977. A native of NH, Dr. Vachon attended St. Anselm College for his undergraduate studies and attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston for his advanced dental degree. He has extensive post-graduate studies in all fields of General Dentistry, including Cosmetic and Esthetic Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontal Maintenance (continuing care for gums and bone around the teeth), and Patient-Centered Care, all targeted to better serve our patients.
Dr. Vachon is a past president of the New Hampshire Dental Society and has served on the board in various roles over 10 years. He has been very active in the community and donates his services to children and adults in Manchester and nearby communities. Dr. Vachon was the administrator of the Albert D. Poisson Special Care Dental Facility at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester for 10 years. He is also a member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Vachon has enjoyed being a member of the medical/dental staff of the Manchester Monarchs Hockey team since 2005. He also devotes much of his time to his ongoing education in the dental field. Dr. Vachon’s hobbies include gardening and photography. He also enjoys traveling with his wife Yvette and spending time with his family which includes his son Jeff, and his daughter Catherine and their families.
Dr. Richard Vachon is pleased to announce that his son, Dr. Jeffrey Vachon, joined the practice in 2010.
In 2013, Dr. Vachon was the recipient of the Charles T. Lambrukos, D.M.D. Award in recognition of his continued dedication to the oral health needs of the underserved in the Manchester area. This award is presented by the NH Dental Society Foundation. He was also chosen as a Top Dentist by the NH Magazine, voted by his peers, in 2015 through 2019.
Dr. Jeff graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Bates College in 2002. He moved to Boston and began working in the Cardiovascular Medicine Department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital conducting research on heart disease, specifically Atherosclerosis. His work culminated with the study’s publication in the October 2005 issue of Circulation, Journal of the American Heart Association. Dr. Vachon later accepted a Clinical Research Coordinator position at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute conducting breast cancer research. Witnessing the positive impact that his father has had on NH communities, combined with the desire to make a difference in the health field, has served as motivation to pursue a career in dentistry. He is a graduate of Tufts University’s School of Dental Medicine, as is his father.
Dr. Jeff excels in care of children, patient education, and, of course, the technical skills of dentistry. He is accepting new patients and looks forward to working with our excellent team members and loyal patients.
He was the President of the Greater Manchester Dental Society in 2014-2015 and also served as the Chair of the Council on Membership for the NH Dental Society 2017-2019. Dr. Jeff is currently on the Board of Trustees representing the Great Manchester Dental Society and is also the Chair of the COVID-19 Taskforce for the NH Dental Society. He also has the honor of being voted by his peers as a New Hampshire Magazine Top Dentist 2014-2020.
He was previously given the President’s Award at the annual NH Dental Society meeting for his outstanding leadership at the state level. Dr. Jeff also recently earned his Mastership from the Academy of General Dentistry, a feat accomplished by less than 2% of all general dentists in the United States.
He enjoys spending his free time doing just about anything sports related with his family. Make sure to ask about the Red Sox themed dental operatory!