Christine VanceRegistered Dental Hygienist
hristine graduated from Vermont Technical College in 2011 with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene and in 2013 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is an active member of the American Dental Hygienist Association and the Vermont Dental Hygienist Association. Christine lives in South Burlington with her husband, Jeff, their two boys, John and Ben, and two cats. Christine enjoys spending time with her family and taking nature walks with her husband and boys.
Villa RakochyRegistered Dental Hygienist
Villa graduated cum laude from the University of Vermont with a B.S. in Biological Science in 1994 and an A.S. in Dental Hygiene in 2003. Of the 17 years, she has been in practice, 13 of them have been with our practice. She has worked with a wide gamut of patients ranging from young children to the elderly, those who love seeing the dentist to those who don't due to fear from negative experiences of past dental appointments. She strives to provide the best care possible to all patients and finds her profession rewarding. Villa is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association, Vermont Dental Hygiene Association, and Sigma Phi Alpha Chapter Dental Hygiene Honor Society. She resides in Burlington with her husband, son, and rescue dog 'Daisy'. Villa enjoys cooking, kayaking, hiking, and snowshoeing.
Randi WaltersRegistered Dental Hygienist
Randi graduated from Vermont Technical College in 2020 with an associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is expecting to return in the spring to work towards her Bachelor's Degree. She is an active member of the American Dental Hygienist Association and the Vermont Dental Hygienist Association. Randi truly values the relationships that she has with her patients and loves to learn about everyone's unique story. She currently resides in South Burlington with her boyfriend Dan and their sassy cat Gizmo. Randi is a 'collector of hobbies' and enjoys everything from doing makeup to building elaborate Halloween costumes. Her next goal is to learn how to play the drums!
Laurie VisserRegistered Dental Assistant
Laurie joined our dental team in 2015. She graduated with high honors from CTE, and was the recipient of the Student Achievement award and Hu-friedy award, and a member of the National Honor Society. Laurie resides in Bristol with her husband and dog Brandi. She enjoys spending time with her 3 children and 2 grandchildren, reading, cooking, camping, fishing, decorating, and riding motorcycle with her husband.
Caitlin RossRegistered Dental Assistant
Caitlin graduated from CTE Dental Assisting in 2009 and has been assisting ever since. She has experience and knowledge in various aspects of the Dental field. Caitlin has lived in Vermont her entire life and loves this state she calls home. She lives with her fiance and 3 year old daughter. She enjoys fishing year-round, canoeing, and gardening.
Sara MorrillRegistered Dental Assistant
Sara joined our dental team in 2022. She graduated with high honors from CTE, and is a member of the National Technical Honor Society. Sara spends her time with her boyfriend Nate, and son Elijah. Sara enjoys going to the gym and being outside, swimming, visiting new places, and going on adventures with her son. Sara is excited to be a part of our office, she is hoping to further her education in the next few years.