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.
Deana and her husband Gary along with there two children, Briana and Brendan live in North Smithfield, RI. 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.
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.
Gracie, Dental Assistant
Gracie graduated from the dental assistant program at Tri-County RVTHS in Franklin, MA. She will be taking her radiology course this upcoming May. 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.
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.
Judith, Registered Dental Hygienist
Judi has been a dental hygienist for more than 19 years, having earned her Associate’s Degree in Applied Science/Dental Hygiene from the Community College of Rhode Island. She has been with Picard Dental Associates since 2004. Judi also earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Rhode Island College and is a Licensed Massage Therapist in Cumberland and North Smithfield.
When not in the office, Judi enjoys spending time with her husband, Andrew, and their two grown children. She also enjoys reading, knitting, and traveling, most recently to Italy.
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.