Patty grew up in Plattsburgh NY. She Attended Champlain College receiving an AS degree in dental assisting in 1980. She then married and made her life in Vermont. She found a lifetime career home with associates in-comprehensive dental care. Family is everything to Patty especially being a grandma. Her grandson and granddaughter are the world to her. She especially enjoys developmental moments that parents miss out. Patty enjoys the mountains and lake Champlain.
Michelle is a native to Vermont. She was raised in Burlington Vermont and raised her two sons in Colchester Vermont. She has worked in the medical field for most of her adult life. ACDC has been her passion for the last 14 years. She loves helping patients, guiding them through their insurance Questions and helping them best utilize their plans. When not spending time with her children and their partners you can find her hiking with her husband and two dogs. The ocean in Maine is a summer must. She loves sitting on the beach watching sunsets and spending time with family and friends. She enjoys cooking and Gardening.
Almana is an aspiring EDFA (Expanded Functions Dental Assistant). She graduated from the dental assistant program at the center of technology of Essex in 2013 and has been practicing ever since. Almana loves working in the dental field because she enjoys being a part of helping patients achieve their oral health goals. Outside of dentistry, Almana spends most of her time enjoying the outdoors.
Olivia is a born and raised 13th generation Vermonter. As a child, she always dreamed of becoming a horse barn owner and trainer. But she was later convinced she has the vibrant personality perfect for dental assisting. Olivia decided to go for it and graduated from The Center for Technology Essex DA program in 2018. Olivia works hard to give her undivided attention to all her patients with her kind, fun personality and smile! Outside of work you can find her working in the barn taking care of her horses, chickens, and cats, or playing fetch with her dog, Duke. Most importantly, she loves spending time with her husband James and children Owen, Austin and Colton. Olivia is always up for adventure, like boating with friends, horseback riding and working local horse shows, fishing, or simply taking long car rides around the state!
Darla graduated from MMU, Champlain College and Center of Technology in Essex. She has been working as a dental assistant for 20 years and enjoys making patients feel comfortable and happy. Darla enjoys spending time with her daughter and golden retrievers. She loves to hike, bike and go to playgrounds with her daughter. She also likes to draw, knit, cross-stitch, etch, wood burn, garden and bake.
Patient Care Coordinator
Ashley moved to Vermont 12 years ago from Massachusetts. Before entering the dental field a few years ago she was a Certified Pharmacy tech for 8 years. She takes pride in helping patients and has many years of customer service skills. She is excited to apply these skills here at Associates in Comprehensive Dental and will do her best to coordinate your dental care needs. When not in the office she enjoys time with her friends and family outside. Some of her passions are photography, gardening, going to the beach, and cooking.
Carrie joined our practice in 1999. She is a graduate of the University of Vermont, where she earned her degree in dental hygiene, as well as a B.S. in microbiology. She strives to provide outstanding, thorough care with a gentle touch. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her four children, traveling, photography and reading.
Sandra is a graduate from the University of Vermont dental hygiene program and has a bachelor’s degree in Science. She has obtained additional education to include the use of dental lasers and local anesthesia. Sandra enjoys talking with her patients and helping them achieve their dental goals. She currently works part-time in order to balance both work and family responsibilities, and during the pandemic has helped out in both the Colchester & Williston offices. Like many Vermonters, Sandra enjoys getting outside and having fun outside of work.
Michaela is a native Vermonter, and Graduate of Vermont Technical College, where she graduated with an associates in Dental Hygiene, and plans to earn her BA. Outside of the clinic, she is passionate about all animals on her small farm, but has a special love for her horses, Ezekiel, Atticus and Cricket. An avid traveler, she enjoys summer trips to her favorite vacation spot of York Maine, and spending time by the ocean. Michaela enjoys the relationships she builds with patients and enjoys educating patients on their dental health.
Mariah was born and raised in Vermont. She received her dental hygiene degree from Vermont Technical College. Her biggest inspiration that lead her into this field was her great uncle, who was a dentist. In her free time she is usually hanging out with friends/family, playing video games, hiking, or spending time with her pitbull, Zoe.
Janelle works part time as one of our Expanded Functions Dental Assistants (EFDA). She is a native Vermonter and loves to spending weekends at the local short track with her family, hiking, snowboarding and traveling. She is passionate about maintaining a high standard of care and making sure patients have the best experience possible.