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 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. 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.
Bobbie- Lynn, Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary
Bobbie joined Vachon Dental in 2017. She has been in dentistry for over 20 years and comes to us with a background in practice management and clinical dental assisting. She graduated from NHTI in 2000 with her Associates in Health and Clinical Chair Side Assisting. After graduation, she became board certified through the Dental Assisting National Board. She went on to continue her education with a B.S. in biology and as an Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary. She was the first practicing Dental Auxiliary in the state of New Hampshire. She takes pride in her work and has a passion for helping those in need. Bobbie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, singing, baking and riding bikes with her husband.
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.
Racine, Financial Coordinator
Racine joined Vachon Dental in 2017. She has been in the dental field for 19 years, has a background in practice management and insurance billing. She brings a level of fun and laughter with professionalism to the office. She is a strong advocate for our patients and maximizing their dental benefits. Racine has 2 children and 3 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Kelley, Front Desk Associate
Kelley joined Vachon Dental in early 2021. She has an extensive background in customer service and spent several years working for Northeast Delta Dental. She brings this knowledge with her to Vachon Dental to help our patients maximize their dental benefits. She is dedicated to helping others and has a positive outlook on life. Kelley has a son that served our country in the armed forces and is very proud of his accomplishments. She loves animals and has three cats that she enjoys spoiling.