We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly and well-trained team members! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment. We promise to speak candidly with you about possible treatments as well as any risks and associated costs of treatment, and how treatment can address your individual needs.
Our staff is uniquely trained and highly skilled, and we strive to provide unparalleled service to each patient. Our staff consists of team members with specialized training and certifications, and years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.
To experience the difference that only a well-trained, professional and courteous team can deliver, schedule your appointment with our office today!
Jessica Bonenfant – Registered Dental Hygienist
Jessica graduated with an Associate’s degree in Science and a major in Dental Hygiene. Growing up, her love of visits to the dentist drew Jessica into the dental field as a profession. Her additional training includes certification in administering local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. These are methods that can be used to provide patients comfort during certain procedures. In addition to the excellent care she provides her patients, Jessica considers it very important that she build connections with each of them. She has a passion for education and dedicates herself to finding individualized plans to improve patients’ oral and overall health.
When Jessica is not in the dental office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She rarely turns down an invitation to participate in new adventures especially when it involves hiking tall peaks.
Shawna Whitcomb – Patient Care Coordinator
Shawna is the first smiling face to welcome you when you visit us. She is always available and happy to help our patients with their every need. Whether it’s helping to understand insurance benefits, finding the exact appointment that works for a patient’s schedule, or holding a baby while mom or dad are otherwise occupied. From the moment our patients step in the door, Shawna helps them feel confident that all will go smoothly. She loves getting to know everyone and learning about their lives and adventures. Shawna is a great listener too! She enjoys frequent getaways to Maine with her husband and son.
Stefanie Lacharite – Dental Assistant
Armed with a million-dollar smile and a Professional Certificate in Dental Assisting from NHTI, Stefanie works very closely with the doctors. She takes great pride in being able to explain her patients’ dental treatment and makes them feel comfortable with the treatment as it progresses. Since Stefanie has training in multiple expanded care functions, she has an active role in helping patients through their appointments, She is always available to answer patients’ questions and guide them through their journey to perfect oral health. Her confidence and kindness make your visit to the dentist a positive one.
When her workday is finished, Stefanie loves spending time with her two cats and will happily tell funny stories about them. When she is not working on her new home, Stefanie enjoys fishing, hunting, four-wheeling, and snowmobiling.
Katie Sizemore – Registered Dental Hygienist
Katie graduated from NHTI in 2011 with an Associate’s degree in Science and a major in Dental Hygiene. In addition, she has the certification to administer local anesthesia which is a very valuable tool in providing ultimate patient comfort through dental procedures. For every patient, every day, Katie has a commitment to promote good oral health through education, nutritional counseling and advanced clinical therapies.
At the end of her day, Katie loves spending time with her husband and two boys. Somehow in her already busy life Katie always takes the time to stay active, and even competed in a tough mudder! She enjoys spending her free time with good friends and extended family.
Amanda Eaton – Office Manager
Amanda has many years of experience in the dental field and history as a clinical dental assistant. Since Amanda is familiar with all aspects of a patient’s situation, she can explain treatment options and help to find the course of treatment that works best for every patient. She dedicates herself to answering all questions and instilling confidence in patients’ dental-care choices from start to finish. In addition, it is important for her to create an environment in which patients know that they are an integral part of Henniker Family Dentistry. Along with all members of the team, exceptional patient care is Amanda’s top priority.
At the end of her day, Amanda is happy to return home to her family. When they are not at home Amanda’s family can often be found kayaking, snowshoeing, canoeing, camping, and gardening.