Meet the Team
Kristin, Dental Assistant
Kristin has worked in the dental field for 5 years. She received her assisting certifications through Tufts University and actively participates in continuing education courses regularly. She began her career in Endodontics in the state of Vermont and moved to Merrimack, NH in 2014 where she’s worked in general dentistry. She absolutely loves working with patients to educate and participate in maintaining or creating excellent oral health. When not at the office, she enjoys being outdoors, hiking, biking, skiing, and camping, along with reading, and spending time with friends and family.
Brittany, Dental Assistant
Brittany started her journey in the dental field 5 years ago, and has enjoyed every second along the way. She received her dental assistant certification through Seacoast Career Schools and Tufts University. Within 5 years, she has gained a significant amount of knowledge in giving the highest patient care, general dentistry, surgical procedures, orthodontics, and endodontics. She is outgoing and loves to make people laugh and feel good about their smiles. She enjoys being outdoors, fishing, swimming, camping, and spending time with friends and family.
Kristina, Dental Hygienist
Kristina received her dental hygiene degree in 2007 and has been with our office since 2008. She is licensed to administer local anesthesia, and has experience working in both periodontal and general dental practices. Kristina enjoys building relationships with all of her patients, which allows her to customize patient’s treatment according to their individual needs. She strives to provide thorough hygiene therapies and a positive dental experience. Her goal for each patient is to improve their oral health and help patients understand the oral systemic connection.
Kristina and her husband are both from New Hampshire; they have a young daughter and 2 dogs. When she is away from the office she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Some of her hobbies include; traveling to new places, reading, and hiking.
Lisa, Dental Hygienist
Lisa has been in the dental field since 1982. She graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at the New Hampshire Technical Institute in 1982. She has received post-graduate training in the care of cosmetic dental restorations, including advanced courses with the world renowned PAC-Live in San Francisco and Florida. She is certified in the administration of local anesthesia and chemotherapeutic agents. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association. Her clients enjoy comfortable, informative hygiene visits and the latest advancements in whitening and evidence-based, non-surgical periodontal care.
Kelly, Office Coordinator
Kelly has been in the dental field for 10+ years. She is a licensed cosmetologist in the State of New Hampshire. In addition, she is licensed in the State of New Hampshire Department of Insurance Property & Casualty. She enjoys presenting treatment to patients and finds great satisfaction in helping them achieve the smile of their dreams. Kelly enjoys being with her family and friends. You can find her in the summertime sailing which is her favorite pastime.
Maureen, Accounts Manager
Maureen has worked in the dental field for over 17 years. She joined Dr. Hedstrom’s office in March 2012 as the billing and insurance coordinator. With her prior work history including front desk, billing, accounting, and management of a large multi-specialty practice, she has a vast knowledge of the dental field. Maureen strives to make the billing, insurance, and financing aspects of your dental care a little easier, so you can focus on your dental health. She is always eager to answer any questions you may have regarding your insurance and billing. Outside of work Maureen enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren, and is an avid gardener.