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.
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, traveling and Zumba classes.
Michaela Administrative Assistant
Michaela has been part of our administrative team since 2015. Prior to joining the practice, Michaela spent the last nine years helping care for elderly residents in a skilled nursing facility.
When away from the office, Michaela enjoys reading, shopping, spending time with her family and enjoying Rhode Island’s beaches.
Alice Recare Coordinator
Alice joined the team in 2015. Alice is our recare coordinator and is responsible for confirming and making appointments for patients. Alice has an extensive background in banking and customer service. Prior to her banking career, Alice was a hairdresser and taught master cutting classes. On her days off, she enjoys shopping, styling hair and spending time with her friends.
Sarah Administrative Assistant
Sarah attended CCRI, graduating from the Phlebotomy program before becoming a dental assistant with Picard Dental Associates in 2015. This career change has allowed her to expand her knowledge in the medical field as she continues her education. She has enjoyed learning about the dental field. Sarah is also X-ray and CPR certified. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys gardening, remodeling her new home, cooking for her family, and going on hikes with her boyfriend and their dog Zeek.
Adrienne Certified Dental Assistant
Adrienne is a Certified Dental Assistant, who earned her certificate from the Community College of Rhode Island. She graduated top of her class, achieving the Dr. Joseph A. Yacovone award for her outstanding GPA. Along with her certification, she has an Associate's degree in Human Services and an Associate's degree in Liberal Arts. Adrienne thoroughly enjoys being a dental assistant. She strives to help provide a warm and positive experience to all patients.
In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her family. She also recently became a homeowner and enjoys gardening in her new home.
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.
Sara Dental Assistant
Sara is a dental assistant who was trained at Picard Dental Associates. She has worked for Picard Dental Associates for over 2 years. 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 enjoy capturing special moments through photography, traveling and spending quality time with family and friends.
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.
Savannah Dental Assistant
Savannah joined the team in 2015 and was trained to be a dental assistant. Savannah received her radiography degree from Community College of RI. She provides outstanding patient care and aspires to be a nurse. While not attending college, Savannah’s favorite pastime is being at the beach. She also enjoys biking, hiking and spending time with her family and friends.
Susan Registered Dental Hygienist
Sue is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has been with Picard Dental Associates since 2004 and enjoys caring for her patients and providing them with quality dental care in a warm, caring environment.
When not in the office, Sue enjoys running, weight training, boating, and the beaches of Cape Cod. She and her husband have three children.
Kristen Registered Dental Hygienist
Kristen earned her Associates in Applied Science, Dental Hygiene from The Community College of Rhode Island. She has been with Picard Dental Associates since 2012, beginning as a Certified Dental Assistant. She is also licensed to administer local anesthesia.
When no in the office Kristen enjoys spending time with her husband and their son Lucas. They are currently expecting their second child in June 2017.
Darlene Registered Dental Hygienist
Darlene graduated from the Community College of Rhode Island with an Associate’s Degree in Science/Dental Hygiene, fulfilling a lifetime goal. She also is a Certified Dental Assistant. While in school, she received an award for Excellence in Clinical Hygiene which was granted by both her peers and professors. Darlene finds great joy in helping her patients achieve optimal dental health. Darlene has been with Picard Dental Associates since 2012 but enjoys seeing familiar faces from her previous practice.
When not in the office, Darlene enjoys spending time with her two little boys. She also enjoys painting, biking, cooking and being outdoors.
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.
AubreyRegistered Dental Hygienist
Aubrey joined the practice in early 2017, shortly after relocating to Rhode Island. Prior to joining Picard Dental Associates, Aubrey was practicing full time in Orange County, California. Aubrey attended Utah Valley University, graduating with distinguished honors and on the Dean's List. Her husband is active duty in the United States Navy, so they are used to moving around quite a bit!
When not in the office, Aubrey enjoys spending time exploring New England with her husband, being outside in the sunshine, and baking delicious treats.
FrancesRegistered Dental Hygienist, BS
Frances is a graduate of The University of New Haven with her Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene. Frances has been in practice for close to four years and is skilled and experienced in performing periodontal therapy. She earned the excellence award while she was in school which landed her a seat on the board of the Connecticut Dental Hygiene Association. She has participated in numerous dental hygiene missions which have brought her around the United States servicing various Indian Tribes.
When she is not working, Frances spends her time in furthering her education at Mass General Institute of Health Professionals. She is also an active citizen in the Rhode Island community and enjoys spreading awareness on advocacy for animals.