The first thing you’ll notice when you walk into Vachon Dental is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our team have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit to the dentist. Learn more about our team below.
Brigitte came to Vachon Dental in 1992. She received her degree in Dental Hygiene in 1983 from NHTI and is licensed to practice dental hygiene in the State of New Hampshire. She then went on to receive her certificate in Early Childhood Education and for Public Health Dental Hygiene. She works hard to develop a long-lasting rapport with our patients. Brigitte has participated in dental clinics sponsored by the Visiting Nurses Association, Child Health Services, and the Refugee Oral Health Initiative. She and her husband John have a son and grandpup. In her spare time, she enjoys antiquing, going to the beach, fishing, and cooking.
Melissa came to Vachon Dental in August 2008. She attended NHTI and received her certificate in Dental Assisting in 1996 then continued on to receive her degree in Dental Hygiene in 1998. She is licensed with the State of New Hampshire to practice dental hygiene. She takes pride in providing the best possible care to all our patients and helps educate them about their oral hygiene and how it affects their overall health. Melissa and her husband Daren have two children. She and her family enjoy spending time at their camp on Lovell Lake, boating, fishing, 4-wheeling, and all other outdoor activities.
Virginia began her dental career working as a dental assistant. It was in these first years that her excitement grew for the field of dentistry. Choosing to continue her dental education, she graduated with honors from the New Hampshire Technical Institute with an Associate in Science, majoring in Dental Hygiene in 2000. In 2003, Virginia was in the first class at NH that offered hygienists a certification in administering local anesthesia. She is also qualified in administration and monitoring of nitrous oxide sedation. In 2019, she completed her Bachelor of Health Science with high honors from Southern New Hampshire University. Feeding her thirst for excellence, Virginia is currently pursuing her Master’s in Healthcare Administration at Southern New Hampshire University. Virginia has attended numerous courses and seminars throughout her many years in dentistry. She serves with great passion and love of dentistry. Virginia was recently nominated by the Governor of NH and appointed to the Board of Dental Examiners to ensure all patients are treated with dignity and respect while receiving the best dental care they deserve. While not in the office, Virginia enjoys spending time with her two very active boys. Also, to keep life full of joy she always has her dog Jack and cat Oscar around for sloppy kisses and wagging tails.
Amber joined our team in the summer of 2022. She earned her associates degree in Dental Hygiene in 2006 from New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI) and has been a registered dental hygienist in New Hampshire since. She enjoys helping all of her patients strive to improve their overall health through good oral hygiene but especially enjoys helping patients who have severe dental anxiety by providing care in a calm, gentle and through manner with a focus on moving forward.
She grew up in upstate New York and came to New Hampshire after high school. When not in the office Amber enjoys baking, knitting, fishing, kayaking, watching hockey, and Nascar.
She recently married the love of her life and they reside in Boscawen with her son, German Shepard, two cats and bunny.
Melissa N, Front Desk Associate
Melissa comes to us with an extensive background in customer service and medical insurance billing. She strives to give each patient the best experience possible and wants each patient to walk away with the full knowledge of their benefit coverage. Melissa has been happily married for the last 10 years and has 2 step-children; one is pursuing a career as a veterinarian assistant and the other is in the Air National Guard. She is also an avid Bruins fan and her two cats are even named after a couple of the players: Bergy and Krejci. She rounds out her family with 2 happy pitties named Gisele and Meisha.
Lynne, Front Desk Associate
Lynne comes to us bringing her 25+ years’ experience in all aspects of dental front desk duties. She began her dental career in 1996 and has a work history including front desk, billing, human resources, and management. In addition, Lynne spent many years in the banking, financial, and retail sectors. Lynne endeavors to make the billing, insurance, and financial aspects of your dental care a little easier. She is happy to guide patients on how to make the most of their benefit packages. Lynne is caring and kind and wants every patient who walks into the practice to feel welcome and relaxed. Lynne’s favorite part of her workday is laughing with patients and making them feel comfortable and at ease. She is proud to be associated with a practice that is continually giving back to the local community. When Lynne is not working , she is spending time outdoors alongside family, friends, and her dogs, which adds joy to her life. Whether it is mowing the lawn or stacking winter wood, Lynne is in her element outside, especially when walking her two adopted rescue German Shorthaired Pointers, Gunner and Jake.
Sylvia, Certified Dental Assistant
Sylvia joined Vachon Dental in April 2016. She graduated from NHTI in 2000 and became board certified through the Dental Assisting National Board. She prides herself in organization and efficiency. She has built a rapport with our patients and has the ability to put any nervous patient at ease. Sylvia has 2 children and 5 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, gardening, crafting, and DIY projects.
Andrea, Dental Assistant
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Addie, Dental Assistant
In 2021, Addie graduated from the Dental Assisting program with honors at New Hampshire Technical Institute. She regularly attends continuing education courses to expand her dental knowledge. Addie brings a fresh perspective to the office with her warm and friendly attitude. Outside of work, you can find her spending time with family and her fur baby, Melo.