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Christine, Insurance 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

  • Infection Control Certified, adhering to industry standards governing infection control prevention & control. 

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. She is a diehard Bruins and Patriots fan, enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, reading, playing tennis and vacationing with family on Plum Island. 

Our Team

Jacqueline, Dental Hygienist & Office Coordinator

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 is 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 Dental Hygiene in 2007 and Bachelor’s degree of Science, Dental Hygiene 2008 

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

  • 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

  • Local Anesthesia Certified 

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

  • Trained in state of the art, 3D mouth visualizing software. 

  • Invisalign® Clear Aligners trained Hygienist

  • American Heart Association CPR & AED Certified

  • Infection Control Certified, adhering to industry standards governing infection control prevention & control. 

  • Trained in HIPAA and OSHA compliance

  • MCPHS Boston Campus Adjunct Clinical Instructor

  • Trained in Myofunctional Therapy

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. She loves her patients and truly cares about there personal and treatment needs. She loves being able to make a difference in her patients life by providing a welcoming, calm and enjoyable but informative dental experience. She is never full dressed without a smile!

Valerie, Dental Hygienist

Valerie Whitaker Leahy, Dental Hygienist
Valerie 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

  • Infection Control Certified, adhering to industry standards governing infection control prevention & control. 

  • Trained in state of the art, 3D mouth visualizing software. 

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 biking, boating, hunting, skiing, paddle boarding, traveling, and discovering all her new home of New England has to offer. 

Angela, 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

  • Infection Control Certified, adhering to industry standards governing infection control prevention & control. 

  • Planmeca University trained in CAD/CAM restoration

  • Trained in state of the art, 3D mouth visualizing software. 

Angela Dental Assistant

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 granddaughters. Outside of work, Angela enjoys camping, cooking, crafting, and gardening.

Tina, 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

  • Zoom! Whitening trained 

  • Planmeca University trained in CAD/CAM restoration

  • American Heart Association CPR & AED

  • Infection Control Certified, adhering to industry standards governing infection control prevention & control. 

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

  • Trained in state of the art, 3D mouth visualizing software. 

Tina Dental Assistant

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, Scheduling Coordinator & 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

  • Infection Control Certified, adhering to industry standards governing infection control prevention & control. 

  • Trained in state of the art, 3D mouth visualizing software. 

Mistie Front Desk & Dental Assistant

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 scheduling 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. 

                  Robyn, Dental Hygienist

Robyn Dental Hygienist

Robyn Joined our team in February 2022 as an experienced Registered Dental Hygienist. 

Her Scholastics and Achievements Include:

  • Graduate of North Reading High School with Honors

  • Done several missions with Habitat for Humanity

  • Completed clinical rotations at Dimmonck Community Health Center, in Roxybury, in Goldman School of Dental Medicine at Boston University & Community Health rotations, with Office or Oral Health, Educating, screening and applying dental sealants to inner city school children in  Dorchester. 

  • Holds a BSDH, Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene from Forsyth Dental Hygiene Program since 2005. 

  • American heart association CRP & AED certified 

  • Infection Control Certified, adhering to industry standards governing infection control prevention & control. 

  • Trained in state of the art, 3D mouth visualizing software. 

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Robyn has many years of experience in the dental field. Robyn was licensed as a dental hygienist in 2005 and prior to that, worked both front desk and dental assisting roles with-in the office. Robyn completed a 4-year degree from the acclaimed Forsyth Dental Hygiene Program. She grew up in North Reading and met her husband, a Newburyport local, shortly after he returned from service in the Marine Corps. Robyn lives locally with her husband and their two young girls. Robyn is an active member of the community, she says, "you may just see us and the girls, out on the soccer field, at the graft rink or on the bunny hill at Bradford doing learn to Ski with the kids." When asked about her work, Robyn says, "I believe that the time the hygienist has with their patient is an incredible opportunity to bond, to understand patients priorities, and of course to help them understand treatment recommendations. I pride myself on creating a cheerful environment where patients feel at home and I always make sure to discuss treatment using language all people can understand." When asked about what she loves most about her work, she said, "its her patients and the interesting conversations they bring to her day!" 

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