Christine Spalding, Scheduling and Financial Coordinator

Christine joined our team in the fall of 2016 and has more than 30 years of experience in the dental field.

Her Scholastics and Achievements Include:

  • Graduate of Triton Regional High School

  • Graduate of Whittier Technical High School Post Secondary education in Dental Assisting

  • Awarded in radiographic technique from Whittier Technical High School

  • Registered Dental Assistant with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • Member of the New England Dental Office Managers Association

  • Trained in HIPAA and OSHA compliance

  • Attendee at many Yankee Dental Conference lectures and seminars in Boston, MA, as well as online webinars.

  • American Heart Association CPR and AED Certified

Chritine Spalding, Front Desk Manager

 

Born and raised in Newbury, MA,  she didn't venture far as she now lives in West Newbury with her husband and one of her two sons. Her other son is in the Navy, stationed at Corry Station Pensacola, Florida. She is a diehard Bruins and Patriots fan, enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, reading, and vacationing on Plum Island. 

Our Team

Jacqueline Morrill-Faucher, Dental Hygienist

Jacqueline Morrill-Faucher, Dental Hygienist

Jackie is a Registered Dental Hygienist who we have had the pleasure of having as a part of our team since 2008. In addition to being an amazing Hygienist she has become our Office Coordinator. 

Her Scholastics and Achievements Include:

  • Graduate of Amesbury High School in 2004

  • University of New England in Portland, ME (UNE) - Associates degree in 2007 and Bachelor’s degree in 2008 while working in family dentistry

  • UNE President of SADHA (Students of America Dental Hygiene Association)

  • UNE Orientation Leader and RA (residential advisor)

  • UNE Recipient of Deborah Morton Endowed Scholarship

  • Colgate Oral Health Advisor STAR Award for her dedication and excitement with her patient care

  • Licensed in Commonwealth of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine in Dental Hygiene

  • The Dawson Academy trained to assist in the evaluation and treatment of TMJ disorders

  • American Heart Association CPR & AED Certified

  • Certified in the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique for gingival grafting

  • Works at MCPHS Boston as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Born and raised in Amesbury, MA,  Jackie and her family are very dedicated to their local roots and very active in the Amesbury community. Jackie is a proud wife and mother of two children. She loves spending time with her immediate and extended family members as well as her large group of friends.  Her additional loves include summer, skiing, health & fitness, scrapbooking, traveling, dining out, breweries and going to sporting events. 

Valerie Whitaker Leahy, Dental Hygienist

Valerie Whitaker Leahy, Dental Hygienist
Val  joined our Dental Hygiene team in 2015 and is an experienced Registered Dental Hygienist.

Her Scholastics and Achievements Include:

  • Graduate of Asheboro High School in North Carolina, 1997

  • Studied at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating in 2007 with a Certificate in Dental Hygiene

  • Studied at The University of North Carolina in Greensboro graduating in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development & Family Studies with a concentration in Birth through Kindergarten

  • Licensed in Commonwealth of Massachusetts and State of North Carolina in Dental Hygiene

  • National Dental Hygiene Board Examination Certificate

  • American Heart Association CPR & AED Certified

Born and raised in North Carolina, Val moved to Massachusetts with her immediate family in 2015. Valerie is very dedicated to both her local and North Carolina family roots. She loves spending time with her husband, two children, extended family members, and friends.  Her additional loves include hunting, skiing, paddle boarding, traveling, and discovering all her new home of New England has to offer. 

Angela Pollard, Dental Assistant

Angela became a part of our team in 2020 as a Licensed Dental Assistant. 

Her Scholastics and Achievements Include:

  • Graduate of Triton Regional High School

  • Registered Dental Assistant with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • Worked for Tufts Dental School Community Day Program for over 15 years

  • Attendee at Yankee Dental Conference lectures and seminars in Boston, MA as well as many online courses continuing her education in dental assisting, radiology, dental impressions, and infection control.

  • Invisalign® Clear Aligners trained Assistant

  • Zoom! Whitening trained 

  • American Heart Association CPR and AED Certified

  • Planmeca University trained in CAD/CAM restoration

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Angela grew up in Sailsbury, MA and now resides in Newbury, MA with her family. She began her career as a Dental Assistant in 2003 in Newburyport and worked there for 18 years before deciding to join our team. She has become a very valuable team member and is always looking for ways to improve her knowledge, skills, and brings ideas to the table to ensure we are providing the best possible care to our patients. She enjoys spending time with her two sons and granddaughter. Outside of work, Angela enjoys camping, cooking, crafting, and gardening.

Tina Vogell, Dental Assistant

Tina joined the Parker River Dental team in 2020, as a Certified Dental Assistant.

 

Her Scholastics and Achievements Include:

  • Graduate of East Bridgewater High School 

  • Certified Dental Assistant with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • Attendant at multiple Yankee Dental Conference lectures and seminars in Boston, MA continuing her education in dental assisting, radiology, dental impressions, and infection control.

  • Invisalign® Clear Aligners trained Assistant

  • Planmeca University trained in CAD/CAM restoration

  • American Heart Association CPR & AED

  • CDL License- has been driving buses locally for 25 years

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Tina grew up in East Bridgewater, MA before moving to Newburyport in her early 20's. She now resides in Amesbury, MA with her family. She became a Dental Assistant in 2002 after many years as a travel agent. She worked in Topsfield for two years, followed by an office in Newburyport for 16 years before joining our team. She is a valuable team member who brings many years of knowledge and a spark of excitement daily. Outside of work Tina loves spending time with her Son, Fiancé, Friends, Dogs and Cats. She loves to travel especially to Cape Cod, spending time enjoying her back yard, going to concerts and sporting events. 

Mistie Crocker, Front Desk & Dental Assistant

Mistie Joined our team in January 2021 as a Certified Dental Assistant and Front Desk. 

Her Scholastics and Achievements Include:

  • Graduate of Newburyport High School

  • Certified Dental Assistant with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • Worked for Tufts Dental School Community Day Program for 14 years

  • Worked with Community Mobile Oral Health for 13 years

  • Received The Champion of Collaboration Award from Tufts in 2015

  • Attendant at multiple Yankee Dental Conference lectures and seminars in Boston, MA continuing her education in dental assisting, radiology, dental impressions, and infection control.

  • American Heart Association CPR & AED

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Mistie was born in Massachusetts and spent a short time in Michigan during her childhood. She now resides in Newbury, MA with her family. She began her career as a Dental Assistant in 1993 in Newburyport, after working there for 10 years she decided to take time off and raise her two young boys. In 2007 she returned to the field playing a huge role in Local Community Oral Health, before joining our team during the pandemic. She has become a valuable member to our team helping our patients with all their insurance, scheduling and financial needs. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons as well as her mom and many additional family and friends. Outside of work, Mistie enjoys spending time on their family boat, traveling and being cozy in her home.