Kris has spent her entire adult life working in dentistry. She attended Worcester Technical Institute’s Dental Assistant’s Program where she graduated at the top of her class and received the Academic Excellence Award. She practiced her chair side assisting for six years before moving onto orthodontic assisting for another six years.
While still working as an orthodontic assistant she attended Quinsigamond Community College’s Dental Hygiene Program, and graduated in 2001 with highest honors, receiving both the Academic Excellence and Health Promotion Awards. Kris was vice president of the Student Dental Hygiene Association in 2000. She was also inducted into the Dental Hygiene National Honor Society.
Kris gains great satisfaction from helping her patients to obtain their best possible oral health. Kris has strong beliefs that education and prevention are very important in dealing with oral disease.
When not practicing dental hygiene, Kris enjoys spending time with her husband, Steve, her two dogs, her Arabian horse, Sugar, and her very large extended family. She loves the outdoors and enjoys camping, kayaking, boating, hiking, and visiting Caribbean islands when it is too cold to play outside in New England.