Serving Hooksett, NH ,
Greater Concord & Manchester
Meet the Staff
At Granite Family Dentistry, our greatest asset is our knowledgeable and friendly staff. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry, as well as forming relationships with all of their patients. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.
Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal—to make our patients feel relaxed and comfortable during treatments! We feel it’s important that you understand the procedure of the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the process. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns, so we can give you any information you seek.
We love what we do, and it shows on our faces—it seems we’re always smiling around here. You’ll find our staff is friendly and upbeat—and we’ll do our best to make your visit comfortable, and even fun! And all the while we’ll be providing you with the highest quality dental care. Don’t be surprised if it’s the best time you’ve had in a dental office.
Our team is skilled in many different areas of dental care, giving us the ability to perform several procedures to get you smiling more confidently. Contact us to schedule your appointment with our amazing team and get a smile you will love!
Alyssa Joined the team at Granite Family Dentistry in 2005. She graduated from NHTI in 2003 with her Dental Hygiene degree and continues to further her education through yearly continuing education courses. In 2007, Alyssa received her license to administer Local Anesthesia from Mount Ida College. She loves to encourage and inspire her patients to develop good habits that benefit their oral health.
During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, summers in Ocean Park, Maine, running and being outside as often as possible.
Janaisa received her Dental Hygiene degree from University of New England in 2003 and joined our team in 2006. She keeps up with the most recent technology in Dental Hygiene and received her license to administer Local Anesthesia from Mount Ida College in 2007. She also received her AS in Early Childhood Education from Manchester Community College in 1999 and enjoys treating children as well, and has been able to foster this education with children in the practice.
Janaisa understands not everyone enjoys going to the dentist and prides herself on making people feel comfortable at their dental cleanings. She strives to treat not just teeth, but every need of the patient and takes into consideration a patient’s whole body health as well. She resides in Hooksett with her husband Aaron and their 2 children, Kenzi and Nolan. She enjoys spending time watching her children’s activities and as a family they have a new found love for hiking the national forest trails.
Shannon was first introduced to Granite Family Dentistry in 2008 while she was doing her externship at New Hampshire Technical Institute. She worked as a Certified Assistant for two years before making her way back to Granite Family Dentistry. Shannon’s goal in this office is to treat her patients with compassion and make sure they are comfortable and at ease throughout their dental appointment.
Shannon enjoys spending time with her family, friends and two dogs Lucy and Nora. She loves the outdoors, camping and going on cruises.
Magda joined the team at Granite Family Dentistry in 2016. She graduated from NHTI in 2000 with a Certificate in Dental Assisting, and went on to get her Dental Hygiene License in 2005. She also holds certification for the administration of local anesthesia. As a dental hygienist, she is passionate about educating patients on how to improve their oral health and overall health, while trying to create a comfortable atmosphere and positive experience for the patient.
During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, attending her sons’ hockey games and visiting family in Florida.
BRENDA, OFFICE MANAGER
Brenda has been with Granite Family Dentistry since 2006. Prior to joining our team, she managed an Endodonic practice for seven years. She resides in Allenstown with her husband of 25 years and her two dogs. She has two sons whom are her pride and joy. She loves the patients and takes great pride in working for a Dentist whom performs compassionate, quality dentistry.
When not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, taking long walks and going to the beautiful beaches in Maine.
KRISTIN, PATIENT COORDINATOR
Kristin joined our practice in 2016. Before joining our team, she managed a general dental practice in Goffstown. She is the first friendly voice you’ll hear on the phone and the smiling face you’ll see behind the front desk each time you come into our office. Her 15 years of dental experience enables her to make you feel comfortable in the dental office. Kristin will assist you with all your appointments and financial needs.
She is a lifelong resident of New Hampshire. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, and spending time with friends and family exploring trails, beaches, and lakes.
Carol graduated from Seacoast Career School with a certificate in Dental Assisting in 2012 and joined our team in 2013. Her past experience include retail, sales, and worked as a paraprofessional with children. She enjoys working in the dental field because she enjoys working in a team environment where every day brings new challenges and opportunities.
Carol, in her spare time she enjoys spending her weekends on Lake Winnipesauke with her Husband, their son and dog, Casper. She also enjoys traveling to new and exciting places.