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Meet Your Concord Dental Team

A dental practice is only as good as the team that runs it, and at Generations Dental Care, we’re proud to feature the best of the best! Our team members are experienced, highly trained, and dedicated to helping each patient feel relaxed and well-informed about every aspect of their appointment. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to let them know! To learn more about each member, keep reading:

Front Office

HEIDI, OFFICE MANAGER

Since 2002, Heidi has enjoyed being an office manager in the dental field. She joined Generations Dental Care in 2004 and works hard to build relationships with our patients while helping them achieve the healthy smile they deserve. "It is nice that each day brings something new,” she always says! She has learned a lot over the years from the great team here. In her spare time, she enjoys going on adventures with her daughter Melanie and her husband Carl.

LISA, ASSISTANT OFFICE MANAGER/FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR

Lisa attended the University of New Hampshire for her education and then studied dental assisting at NHTI. Today, her overall career in the dental field spans nearly 15 years, with many of them spent right here at Generations Dental Care! She enjoys helping patients better understand their dental insurance benefits, as well as how their specific coverage relates to their specific treatment plans. The overall culture and family-friendly feel of the practice is a great fit for her.

Outside of work, Lisa and her husband Jayson have two daughters named Haylie and Charlotte. When she isn’t busy at the practice, she spends her free time gardening, camping, and lounging at the beach. 

LORI, INSURANCE COORDINATOR

Lori joined our practice in 2015 and has been in the dental field for over 22 years. She is from the Concord area and is very passionate about dentistry and helping patients achieve their dental goals. She enjoys explaining to patients their insurance benefits and how they can utilize them to the fullest. Lori has a background in dental assisting and loves the clinical and business sides of dentistry. She is very happy to have been included in the Generations Dental family and looks forward to meeting and helping all of the patients that come here.

Lori has been married to her husband Scott for 20 years and they have two beautiful sons named Brandon and Aaron. They have acquired many pets, ranging from a dog to a bearded dragon. She enjoys traveling, cooking for friends and family, and spending time with her family.

Tessa, Doctor Scheduling Coordinator

After moving back to New Hampshire in 2003, Tessa found a great job with Dr. Binder and his team as a scheduling coordinator. Since then, there have been many exciting changes. The Generations staff grew, the practice name changed, and they moved to a beautiful new building! Tessa enjoys seeing our patients year after year, as well as hearing about their lives and all of their new adventures.

Outside of work, Tessa spends time with her husband, family and fur babies. She loves hiking, biking and kayaking the beautiful places of New Hampshire.

Stephanie, Financial Coordinator

Stephanie’s career in the dental field covers over five years so far. She really enjoys interacting with patients and ensuring that they always have a positive visit here at Generations Dental Care. She also loves working alongside such an amazing team!.

Stephanie has a young son named Ryder and a Chocolate Lab named Rhett at home. Outside of work, she spends her free time with her friends and family, attends concerts, and watches Ryder play baseball. In addition to her dental expertise, she’s also been a licensed cosmetologist in the state of New Hampshire for nearly 20 years. 

Hannah, New Patient Coordinator

Brand new to our team in 2018, Hannah brings a dedication to exceptional service to our office that truly exceeds the highest patient expectations. She loves having the opportunity to partner with patients to create personalized oral health care plans that meet their needs, fit their budgets, and put a smile on their faces. Hannah has a bachelor of science degree in medical office administration from Pensacola Christian College, and she completed her MBA in Healthcare Administration through Southern New Hampshire University. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Hannah grew up in Bow, New Hampshire. She loves spending time with her family, boxing, reading, hiking, eating ice cream, and going to the beach.

Jennifer, Hygiene Scheduling Coordinator

Jennifer joined Generations Dental Care in November of 2018. She developed her passion for dentistry while working in a dental office while she was a junior in high school. Now, over 25 years later, she has enjoyed every aspect of the profession, with extensive experience that ranges from dental assisting to working in the front office! She earned her Dental Radiology certification from NHTI-Concord in 1993 and has attended numerous continuing education seminars over the years too.

Jennifer grew up in Concord and currently resides in Strafford with her husband, two daughters, and their family pets. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, swimming, camping, and spending as much time as possible with her family.

Emma, Patient Concierge

Emma hails from the Seabrook area, and she attended Granite State College for her education. Today, what she enjoys most about her job at Generations Dental Care is helping patients receive the attention they need and the healthier, happier smile they want!

Emma has two brothers, one sister, and a fiancé named Ricky. When she’s not busy at the office, her hobbies include going to the beach, spending quality time with loved ones, shopping, and four-wheeling. She also loves traveling to new places and having new experiences with Ricky. Although she hasn’t traveled outside of the United States just yet, she would love to go to Europe (especially Italy and Greece) one day.

Dental Assistants

Stefanie, DENTAL ASSISTANT & TREATMENT COORDINATOR

Stefanie graduated from the Dental Assisting program at NHTI in 2001. Afterwards, she enjoyed working for general dentists in the seacoast area. She then moved to Concord in 2007 and joined the Generations Dental Care team. Working hands-on with the doctors and learning new skills are her favorite parts of the job!.

On the weekends, Stefanie enjoys riding snow machines and Harleys with her husband Josh, as well as spending time outside gardening and playing with their bulldog Dov.

Talitha, CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT

Talitha (“Telly”) graduated from NHTI with a certificate in Dental Assisting in 2001. After working for a group of endodontists and a general dentist in the seacoast area, she joined the Generations Dental Care team in 2004. After the birth of her second child, Telly now is part of our front desk team. You will still see her occasionally assisting. Telly enjoys seeing our wonderful patients every day and working with a caring and talented group.

In her spare time, Telly enjoys doing home improvement projects with her other half Justin and being a soccer mom to their three boys Cody, Oliver, and Elliot.

Amanda, CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT

Amanda moved to New Hampshire from Long Island, NY in the summer of 2012 and feels very fortunate to have found a job at Generations Dental Care. After graduating from college with a bachelor’s degree in 2010, she began her dental assisting career. It didn’t take long before she realized it was something that she loved doing. She feels that getting to work hands on with many different people is both challenging and rewarding. When she is not at work, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and exercising. What she loves about working at Generations Dental Care is how dedicated and loyal each member of the staff is. “Working here is more like being a part of a family rather than just an employee,” she says. “I can’t imagine myself working anywhere else.”

Sarah, CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT

Sarah graduated from NHTI in 2004 and has been assisting ever since. She enjoys dental assisting because of the variety of being able to do different procedures each day. Sarah appreciates the rewarding feeling of helping people and being part of a team that educates patients and improves their oral health. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, camping, hiking, going on nature walks, snow shoeing, and enjoying all of the seasons of New England.

Christina, Dental Assistant/Invisalign Coordinator

Christina has been a member of our dental family for a couple of years now, and there’s nothing she enjoys more than being the reason that a patient enjoys and wants to come to the dentist’s office. She achieved her Associates in Health Science from the assisting program at NHTI and is also trained in Invisalign and ZOOM! whitening.

Originally from Warner, Christina is the proud mother of two children named Roman and Harper and has a fiancé named Adam too. She spends lots and lots of quality time with her kids outside of work. Her other biggest passion is dance, and she hopes to one day be able to practice it recreationally in a studio. Before her current position in dentistry, she worked as a Licensed Nursing Assistant in an assisted living facility, specializing in patients with dementia/Alzheimer’s.

Terri, Certified Dental Assistant

Terri’s career in the dental field amazingly spans almost 40 years! She is an Expanded Duty Ortho Assistant with certifications in radiation health and safety, coronal polishing, infection control, and nitrous oxide administration. She has a deep passion for her work and loves spending time alongside such an amazing team at Generations Dental Care!

At home, Terri has a loving, fun, and hilarious family. When she isn’t caring for patients at the practice, her biggest hobby is easily doing crafts and scrapbooking.

Ashlynn, Dental Assistant/Implant Coordinator

Ashlynn is relatively new to our dental team, but she already really enjoys working with Dr. Hopeck and helping patients have pleasantly smooth appointments. She earned her education at NHTI and is trained in CPR as well. In her free time, she really enjoys camping in the summer months, playing basketball, and going to various concerts.

Melissa, CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT

Melissa graduated from NHTI in 2004, and her career in the dental field now covers over 15 years. In addition to her dental assistant training, she is also a Certified Orthodontic Assistant and has helped provide dental rehabilitation for young children in the past. She loves the great working family at Generations Dental Care and being able to help so many people truly love their smiles again!

A Deerfield native, Melissa has two beautiful children named Cameron and Charlotte at home who are her world. Together, they love to do anything outside, go on hikes with their puppy Sugar, and explore on fishing boat trips with her boyfriend john. They also have a vegetable garden at home and grow big pumpkins – last year’s winner was 530 pounds!

Tiffany, CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT

Tiffany is from Northfield and is a relatively new addition to our team. She studied at Seacoast Career School and has additional training in coronal polishing, infection control, and dental sealants. She really enjoys getting to know our patients over time!

Tiffany is happily married to her husband Mike, and she coaches varsity cheerleading when she isn’t already busy at Generations Dental Care. Her other hobbies include practicing photography and spending lots of time with her dog Maddie and her cat Peanut.

 

Stephanie, Certified Dental Assistant

Stephanie’s career in the dental field spans well over 15 years so far. In fact, her mom was a dental hygienist too before she retired! After graduating from Notre Dame College in Manchester, she attended the assisting program at NHTI. She’s also studied at the prestigious Pankey Institute and is certified in oral conscious sedation and ACLS. Overall, her favorite part of this position is being able to create strong relationships with patients that are built on trust first.

A Merrimack native, Stephanie has a teenage daughter named Trinity, three dogs named Toby, Tucker, and Daisy, one cat, and one little hedgehog named Walter. Outside of the dental office, she enjoys being a proud dance mom, a pretty good seamstress, and a dance costume designer.

Dental Hygienists

Angela, Registered Dental Hygienist

Angela has enjoyed working in the dental field since 2003. She gladly joined the team at Generations Dental Care in 2011. Angela is very passionate about her career as a Dental Hygienist. Educating patients on how to help them improve their oral and overall health is of utmost importance to her. As the technology is constantly changing, she strives to remain on the cutting edge so that she can provide the best care to patients. Angela is an active member in the New Hampshire Dental Hygienists Association and has earned state certifications in Local Anesthesia and Dental Laser therapy. Her kind, gentle and compassionate manner makes patients feel very comfortable with her. When she is not caring for patients, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children.

Masha, Registered Dental Hygienist

Masha grew up in Ukraine before moving to New Hampshire in 2001. She graduated from NHTI in 2010 with her Associates in Dental Hygiene and has been with Generations Dental Care since 2012. Masha is very happy to be a part of such a knowledgeable and friendly team. She enjoys meeting new patients every day and making dental appointments a positive experience for them, as well as taking care of their dental needs. In her spare time, Masha loves to travel as much as possible, whether it is to visit her family in Ukraine or to discover new, exciting places.

Ivonne, Registered Dental Hygienist

Ivonne holds a Certificate in Dental Assisting and her Associates in Health Science from NHTI, as well as her Associates in Dental Hygiene from the University of New England. She has been in the dental profession for 20 years and joined the Generations Dental Care team in 2010. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, skiing, and spending time with her husband Aaron and her children Alex and Marisa.

Marissa, Registered Dental Hygienist

Marissa grew up in Weare, NH and graduated from NHTI in 2015 with an Associates degree in Dental Hygiene and also holds a certificate in Local Anesthesia. She is proud to have joined the Generations Dental Team in late 2015. Marissa enjoys meeting new patients and strives for every patient’s dental experience to be an enjoyable and positive one. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, fishing, gardening, and spending time with her husband, Matt.

Ashley, Registered Dental Hygenist 

Ashley began her career with Generations Dental Care as a part-time hygienist after graduating from NHTI in 2014. She feels very fortunate to have become a full-time team member in 2016. Ashley enjoys being part of such a fantastic office and strives to provide her patients with a comfortable and positive experience at each and every visit. She has additional certifications in Local Anesthesia and Dental Laser therapy.

When she’s not providing excellent dental care, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband, Kevin, and Australian Shepherd, Chara . 

Brandi, REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

Brandi has been working in dentistry for over five years so far, first earning her education at NHTI. She is also certified in diode laser therapy and local anesthesia. Here at Generations Dental Care, she really enjoys being able to help nervous patients reduce their anxiety over time.

Originally from Weare, Brandi is very close with her family and spends lots of free time with them. Her other hobbies include kayaking and hiking. She’s gone skydiving before too!

Emma, Registered Dental Hygienist

Emma’s career in the dental field spans over three years so far, and she earned her education from NHTI. She also has advanced training in local anesthesia and diode laser therapy. Her favorite part of this position is the patients! She enjoys making them feel comfortable and helping them enjoy the time they spend in the dentist’s office, as well as getting to know them to the point that they feel like family.

Outside of work, Emma enjoys spending time with her husband Joshua, doing yoga, snowboarding, hiking, and fishing. She also hosts yearly kayaking trips with friends and families in the summer on the Merrimack River!

Ali, REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST

Ali completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Rollins College before pursuing her Associates of Science in Dental Hygiene from NHTI. She also has advanced training in ZOOM! Whitening and diode laser treatment. Today, she’s been working in the field for over five years now. Her favorite part of this position is getting to build lasting relationships with patients and helping them achieve long-lasting confidence in their oral health.

Originally from Vernon, VT, Ali now lives in Barnstead. She has a fiancé and two dogs named Hadley and Tika. When she isn’t busy at the practice, her personal hobbies include hiking, waterskiing, being outdoors, and making memories with her family. She was also on the jump rope team in elementary school and can still show off some cool tricks from time to time!

Kayla, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kayla graduated from Forsyth at MCPHS in 2010 with her Bachelors in Dental Hygiene. After completing the accelerated Bachelors program in Boston, Kayla moved back to New Hampshire to start her career. Her goal, as a hygienist, is to provide her patients with complete and comfortable care, with a few laughs along the way. In her spare time, Kayla enjoys hiking the various mountains here in New Hampshire. She also enjoys exercising, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two Catahoula pups.

Allie, Registered Dental Hygienist

Allie first joined the Generations Dental Care team in March of 2019. She attended NHTI for her education and is also certified in dental lasers, CPR, local anesthesia, and nitrous oxide. She really enjoys being able to get to know patients here at the practice and also help them improve their oral health over time.

Outside of working hours, Allie spends lots of quality time with her family, cooks, goes kayaking, hikes, and plays with her cats Baloo and Deedle. In the past, she worked with Habitat for Humanity and the Boys & Girls Club. She’s planning to move into her first home in Concord with her boyfriend Colby soon!

Danielle, REGISTERED Dental Hygienist

Danielle is from Strafford and has been working in dentistry for over five years. She studied at the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene in Boston and is also trained in local anesthesia. Her favorite part of this job is getting to meet new patients, as well as helping them feel newly confident about their smiles. Outside of working hours, she enjoys spending quality time with friends and family, hiking, boating, and kayaking.

Heather, Registered Dental Hygienist

Heather has been a member of the Generations team since 2005, supporting our practice as both an assistant and a hygienist. She studied both assisting and hygiene at NHTI, graduating as a member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society both times. She is also certified in local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, and laser dentistry. Today, what she loves most about her work is the patient education – teaching others about good oral health and the connection it has to overall health is so rewarding! She also finds it a pleasure to work in such a friendly, caring environment with doctors and other team members who are so clearly passionate about what they do. Heather and her husband Mike have a son named Braden, as well as a dog named Daizy and kitties named Mitzi and Abi. When she isn’t busy at the office, her favorite hobbies include camping, going to the lake, and riding motorcycles.

 

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