Meet the Team
Picard Dental Associates
Kim Treatment Coordinator
Kim is our Treatment Coordinator who is cross-trained to work as a dental assistant. She also became certified as an X-Ray Technician by the Massachusetts Dental Society in 2011. She has been with Picard Dental Associates since 2005 and has extensive experience in the customer service field.
When not in the office, Kim enjoys the outdoors, shopping, and the Rhode Island beaches.
Jasmine Patient Coordinator
Jasmine joined the team in 2021. She has great enthusiasm to learn all new aspects in patient care. She is currently the Patient Care Coordinator and is cross training to learn dental assisting. She is married and the Mother of three children, two girls and a boy. When not in the office, she loves spending time with family and friends. She is also an active member of a local church here in Woonsocket.
Heather Scheduling Coordinator
Heather received her associates degree from the Community College of Rhode Island. She has been the scheduling coordinator at Picard Dental Associates since 2015.
When away from the office, Heather enjoys spending time with her husband and their terrier. She also enjoys reading and traveling.
Chris Administrative Assistant
Chris has been a part of our administrative team since March of 2018. Prior to joining the practice, Chris spent 3 ½ years as a General Operations Assistant at Superior Court and 18 years in patient care in OB/GYN. Chris also brings dental experience to the table, having worked for 4 years chairside at an endodontist office. When away from the office, Chris enjoys hiking, spending time with her family, and RI beaches.
Vallerie joined the team in February of 2020. Vallerie has been in the dental field for 6 years serving in an administrative and managerial capacity. Vallerie is married with 3 children. Her favorite hobbies are eating new foods, traveling and spending time with family.
Angie joined our team in 2015. Angie is married and has 3 girls. Prior to coming to our office , Angie was a stay-at-home Mom . Her role in the office is the responsibility for sterilization for office equipment and operatory rooms using Osha guidelines. In her spare time, she does event planning, sings in the choir, and teaches Sunday school for her church.
Deana Certified Dental Assistant
Deana received her education at CCRI and has a associate degree in liberal arts. She has been a certified dental assistant since joining the staff at Picard Dental Associates in 1994. She is also CPR and first aid certified.
She is married and has two children. Deana enjoys reading, volunteering and traveling. Most of all she loves spending time with her family.
Brenda, Certified Dental Assistant
Brenda has been working as a Certified Dental Assistant for thirty years. She has recently joined the practice and is excited about working with our team. Brenda is CPR Certified and she enjoys providing a warm, caring environment for all the patients she helps in our office.
In her free time, she enjoys walking, cooking, boating and spending time with her family and her dog , Hunter.
Misty, Certified Dental Assistant
Misty joined our team in July of 2021. She graduated from the dental assistant program at Lincoln Technial Institute in 2017. She is a certified dental assistant and is Osha and Cpr certified. The majority of Misty's time outside of the office is spent at a local farm where she trains horses and competes competitively.
Stephanie, Certified Dental AssistantStephanie has been in the dental field since 2012. Her previous work experience was in the orthodontic field. She joined the team in 2019,eager to increase her skill set. She enjoys working with people and helping them achieve their goals to improve their smiles. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys photography,cooking, travel and time with her husband and two children.
Sara, Lead Dental Assistant
Sara is a dental assistant who was trained at Picard Dental Associates. She has been with Picard Dental Group since 2014. Sara received her certification in Dental Radiography in 2015 from Community College of Rhode Island. She enjoys helping patients to achieve their goal in feeling comfortable with their smile again.
When not in office, she enjoys capturing special moments through photography, traveling and spending quality time with family and friends.
Beth,Registered Dental Hygienist
Beth is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, having earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been with Picard Dental Associates since 2005.
When not in the office, Beth, an avid animal lover, enjoys spending time with her family and frequenting antique shops.
Gracie, Dental Assistant
Gracie graduated from the dental assistant program at Tri-County RVTHS in Franklin, MA. She became xray certified in June of 2019. She aspires to one day be a hygienist. When she is not in the office, Gracie enjoys spending time with her family and her dog. She is also a self made make up artist.
Samantha, Dental Assistant
Samantha has been a certified dental assistant since 2011. She joined the team in 2019. Samanthe enjoys spending her time reading and going on adventures with her husband. She has two children. She also serves as a minister at her church.
Karina, Dental Assistant
Karina joined the team in 2021 as a new dental assistant. She is xray, Osha and Cpr certified. She has great energy and a positive attitude that she brings to the team and the patient base. When away from the office, she enjoys music and spending time with family.
Kristen, Dental Hygienist
Kristen received her Dental Hygiene Degree from CCRI. She is also licensed to administer local anesthesia. Kristen joined the team in 2007. When not in the office, Kristen enjoys going to New Hampshire with her husband and their 2 boys.
Lynne,Registered Dental Hygienist
Lynne received her dental hygiene training from the Forsyth School for Dental Hygiene in Boston. She also has an Associate’s Degree in Science from Northeastern University. She has been practicing dental hygiene since 1990 and has been with Picard Dental Associates since 2005.
When not in the office, Lynne enjoys gardening, reading, and volunteering her time as a leader for Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. She and her husband are the parents of three children.
Ginny attended The Ohio State University. studying Dental Hygiene and Health Education, graduating with a Bachelors of Science Degree. She has worked at Picard Dental from 2005-2011 and recently rejoined our team in 2019. Ginny has 2 grown daushters and 1 granddaughter. Ginny is passionate about spending time in Northern Ontario, where her family has a lakeside cottage.
Christine has been practicing dental hygiene for 35 years. She joined the team at Picard Dental Associates in 2021. Christine recently also obtained her Public Health Dental Hygienist license from CCRI.
When not in the office, Christine enjoys hiking, kayaking and skiing with her husband. They have two adult children and look forward to always spending time with them.