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Meet Our Clinical Staff

 


ChristineChristine Vance

Registered Dental Hygienist

Christine graduated from Vermont Technical College in 2011 with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene and in 2013 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is an active member of the American Dental Hygienist Association and the Vermont Dental Hygienist Association. Christine lives in South Burlington with her husband, Jeff, their two boys, John and Ben, and two cats. Christine enjoys spending time with her family and taking nature walks with her husband and boys. 


                                                                                                                               

                 Villa RakochyVilla

                                              Registered Dental Hygienist 

Villa graduated cum laude from the University of Vermont with a B.S. in Biological Science in 1994 and an A.S. in Dental Hygiene in 2003. Of the 17 years she has been in practice, 13 of them have been with our practice. She has worked with a wide gamut of patients ranging from young children to the elderly, those who love seeing the dentist to those who don't due to fear from negative experiences of past dental appointments. She strives to provide the best care possible to all patients and finds her profession rewarding. Villa is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association, Vermont Dental Hygiene Association and Sigma Phi Alpha Chapter Dental Hygiene Honor Society. She resides in Burlington with her husband, son, and rescue dog "Daisy". Villa enjoys cooking, kayaking, hiking, and snowshoeing.


Randi

Randi Walters

Registered Dental Hygienist

Randi graduated from Vermont Technical College in 2020 with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is expecting to return in the spring to work towards her Bachelor's Degree. She is an active member of the American Dental Hygienist Association and the Vermont Dental Hygienist Association. Randi truly values the relationships that she has with her patients and loves to learn about everyone's unique story. She currently resides in South Burlington with her boyfriend Dan and their sassy cat Gizmo. Randi is a "collector of hobbies" and enjoys everything from doing makeup to building elaborate Halloween costumes. Her next goal is to learn how to play the drums! 


Grace LongmoreGrace

Registered Dental Hygienist

Grace graduated Summa Cum Laude from Vermont Technical College in 2020, with an Associates's Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is dedicated to comprehensive patient care, lifelong learning, and is currently pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene. In Grace's free time she enjoys painting, cooking, and spending time with her loved ones. 

 

Lee EastmanLee

Certified Dental Assistant

Lee graduated with National Technical Honors from Essex Technical Center and has been a Board Certified Dental Assistant since 1996 in the Burlington area. Outside of the office, Lee has participated in military dental events for several years and wrote the Vermont Dental Assistants newsletter for two years. Her care & compassion and years of experience aids her in consistently meeting patients' needs and concerns. In Lee's free time she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, and her birds both wild and domestic: Chickens, Quail, and Turkeys. She also spends time outside; rock hounding and fishing.

 

               

Laurie

Laurie Visser

Registered Dental Assistant

Laurie joined our dental team in 2015.  She graduated with high honors from CTE, and was the recipient of the Student Achievement award and Hu-friedy award, and a member of the National Honor Society.  Laurie resides in Bristol with her husband and dog Brandi. She enjoys spending time with her 3 children and 2 grandchildren, reading, cooking, camping, fishing, decorating, and riding motorcycle with her husband. 


                         

 


Caitlin RossCaitlin Ross

Registered Dental Assistant

Caitlin graduated from CTE Dental Assisting in 2009 and has been assisting ever since. She has experience and knowledge in various aspects of the Dental field. Caitlin has lived in Vermont her entire life and loves this state she calls home. She lives with her fiance and 3 year old daughter. She enjoys fishing year round, canoeing, and gardening.




Phiona MilanoPhiona

                                      Traditional Dental Assistant

Phiona is completing her final year of Dental Hygiene education at Vermont Technical College. She comes to the practice with a tremendous amount of enthusiasm for patient care and oral health. Phiona holds a BA in Media Literacy and Social Change. She resides in Burlington with her husband, son, golden retriever, and two cats.



                                                                          

1 Kennedy Drive Unit 6
South Burlington, VT 05403
(802) 862-6562