High Quality, Affordable, Gentle Dentistry

A Positive Dental Experience in a Comfortable, Health-Conscious Environment

About Us

Our highly educated staff is dedicated to healthy smiles.  With our up-to-date education combined with our friendly, gentle and caring staff, we are proud to help all of our patients achieve this goal. 

Our Dental Team


Laurie Ann Forest, D.D.S. - Dr. Forest graduated from Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine in 1995 with recognition for her high level of clinical competency. Her practice, Forest Family Dentistry, has a reputation for high quality services with an emphasis on prevention.  Dr. Forest is passionate about continuing education in dentistry and medicine in general.  She is a member of the Vermont State Dental Society  and the American Dental Association.

Suzanne Henes, CDA - Certified Dental Assistant: Graduate of Essex Technical Center (2006).  7 years of dental assisting experience.

Lisa Ash, RDH - Dental Hygienist: Graduate of Champlain College Dental Assisting Program (1984).  Graduate of University of Vermont Dental Hygiene School (1997).  Dental Assistant for 13 years.  Dental Hygienist for 15 years.  Licensed in dental anesthesia.  Lisa has worked in the dental fields of general practice, orthodontics and spent 10 years working in a specialty practice dealing with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders.


Deborah Plante, RDH - Dental Hygienist: Graduate of Fones School of Dental Hygiene, University of Bridgeport, CT (1971).  Past President of the Vermont Dental Hygienists' Association (1978 - 1981).  Vermont Delegate to the American Dental Hygienists' Association annual convention (1978 - 1979).

Donna Stead, RDH - Dental Hygienist: Graduate of University of Vermont Dental Hygiene School (1988).  25 years of experience.  Donna has worked in specialty practices in Periodontology and Prothodontics as well as in General Practice.

Abbygail Gilman, RDH - Dental Hygienist: Graduate of University of Vermont Dental Hygiene School (2005).  Dental Assisting Degree, Tunxis Community College (2003).  Over 11 years of experience in the dental field. 

Christine Jensen - Office Manager: Graduate of Champlain College Dental Assisting Program (1988).  In the dental field for over 25 years.

Robin Biron - Assistant Office Manager: Owner/Manager of C.P. Dudley Store, East Montpelier, VT (1983 - 2011).  Phlebotomy Training Program, Vermont Technical College (2011).  Principles of Supervision, Community College of Vermont, Montpelier, VT.