Meet The Team

Kristine , Office Manager

Kristine joined our team in August 2014 as a front desk receptionist, and became office manager in 2018. You will be greeted by her when you walk in our office and hear her cheerful voice when you call. After working in the dental field for several years, she left to be a stay at home mom and run a successful home daycare business. Kristine decided to return to the dental world now that her children are older. When not here at the office, Kristine enjoys watching her children participate in the many sports they play.

Laura , Assistant

Laura has worked with Dr Brusseau for over 10 years. She has been a dental assistant in Townsend for 13 years. Laura enjoys taking care of patients and making them feel comfortable in the chair. She lives with her husband and their two cats. She loves to entertain at her house and travel to warm places.

Ruth , Hygienist

Ruth graduated with honors from Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists in Boston. With 30+ years of experience in Dental Hygiene and over sixteen of them spent caring for the people in the Townsend area, she is ready to help you meet your goals for optimum dental health.
Ruth is a Massachusetts native who grew up in the small town of Maynard. Today, she resides in New Hampshire with Steven, her husband of 34 years. She is the proud mother of two grown married sons. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with family, dream up country decorating ideas, shop, and volunteer at her church.

Kim , Hygienist

Kim graduated with a Bachelors in Dental Hygiene from the University of New England in Portland, Maine. She enjoys getting to know and educating her patients on the importance of maintaining good oral health. She also enjoys learning new aspects of the dental world and wishes to continue her education into a Masters degree in hopes to one day teach.
Kim has lived in Townsend for most of her life, and when not working, she enjoys adventuring with her husband and seeing new sights.

Michelle , Hygienist

Michelle is a graduate from Quinsigamond Community College where she received highest honors. She completed her degree in dental hygiene in 2010 and dental assisting in 2008. Michelle enjoys helping her patients feel comfortable and at ease in the dental office while helping them achieve optimal oral health. Michelle enjoys physical fitness, the outdoors, snowboarding, dancing and spending time with family and friends. Michelle lives in Gardner with her fiance and their three dogs.

Kendra , Hygienist

Kendra started working at TDG in June 2019. She graduated from Mount Wachusett Community College in May 2019 with her Associate in Dental Hygiene. She is a Certified Dental Assistant and has been assisting since 2011.

 She lives with her fiance and pets and enjoys traveling. 

Lexi , Hygienist

Lexi graduated with Honors from NHTI-Concord's Community College. She loves to educate her patients and help them on the path to oral health. She is originally from Michigan and now resides in New Hampshire with her husband and their Belgian Malinois, Xander. In her spare time, she loves to cook, bake, and be outdoors.

Sarah , Assistant

Sarah graduated from Dental Assisting school in 2012.  She likes to assist endo, ortho, perio, and general dentistry.  She loves learning new things everyday and making sure that her patients are comfortable. Sarah enjoys being outdoors, hiking and fishing.

Ashley , Assistant

Ashley graduated from Dental Assisting school in 2011, and has been assisting ever since. She has experience in all aspects of dentistry. She enjoys orthodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, and general dentistry. Ashley spends most of her free time with her family. She enjoys fishing, hiking, and spending her summers in North Conway. 

Erin , Billing

Erin is our insurance and billing specialist for the office. She has worked in the dental field for 13 years. This experience allows her to have a great understanding of the different dental insurances and how to help patients to utilize their insurance and get the most benefit from their insurance. She understands that the dental billing process is at times not easy to understand so she is always readily available to help patients understand their bills or statements from the insurance. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Joyce , Receptionist

Joyce started working here in January 2018. She came to the practice as a patient of Dr Brusseau. She has 10 years of retail management. She enjoys being the first smiling face that people see.

In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her grown children, traveling, and vacationing in North Carolina.

Sydney , Receptionist/Assistant

Sydney joined our practice in June 2017 as a receptionist. She has since graduated from Quinsigamond Community college with her Certification in Dental Assisting and assists dentists and hygienists as needed. She is currently enrolled in the Dental Hygiene program at QCC.

 In her free time, she likes to hang out with her boyfriend and family. She enjoys snowmobiling, four wheeling, and boating.