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Our Staff

Michelle  |  Jennifa  |  Dawn  |  Lisa  |  Samantha |  Marissa

Pediatric dentist Dr. Linda Blaschke's office manager - Michelle
Michelle - Office Manager/Ortho Coordinator

Michelle Goldsmith joined Dr. Blaschke’s practice as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 1996. While she continues to see patients in the hygiene department she also is currently the Office Manager for Dr. Blaschke’s team and the Othodontic coordinator for Dr. Elise. Michelle graduated from Westbrook College (now known as University of New England) in Portland, Maine in 1982. She previously worked as a Registered Dental Hygienist in the Boston area and the Fitchburg/Leominster area for both general dentists and periodontists. Michelle continues to stay current in her dental knowledge by attending continuing education courses each year. She is a CPR instructor with the American Heart Association and continues to educate people with the current standards for CPR.

When not working in the office, Michelle enjoys her time with her family. She is a member of the National Ski Patrol (National appointment #11122) and trains fellow patrollers in both the medical training and ski and toboggan training. She volunteers at Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, MA. Her time in the warmer weather is spent training for road races and triathlons. Michelle also spends time riding her Harley motorcycle when there is no snow on the ground.

Michelle resides in Templeton, MA with her husband, 2 children and 2 step-children.

Pediatric dentist Dr. Linda Blaschke's account's payable - Jennifa
Jennifa - Accounts Payable/Ortho Assistant

Jen graduated from the Middlesex Community College Dental Assisting certificate program in 1987. She has worked in the dental field since 1985 and joined our team in 2008. While Jen is our accounts receivables manager, she also assists for ortho regularly. Her hobbies include reading, camping and kayakking.

Pediatric dentist Dr. Linda Blaschke's receptionist - Dawn
Dawn - Front Desk

Dawn has been in the dental field for over 15 years doing both dental assisting and front desk. She enjoys helping patients schedule their appointments and seeing their smiles. When she is not here at the office she enjoys time with her husband and two children and going to all of the sporting and dance events they are involved in. She is also a member of her sons boy scout troop as well as a leader of her daughters girl scout troop, and she coaches lacrosse. She is also on the board of the Childrens Dyslexia Center.

Pediatric dentist Dr. Linda Blaschke's hygienist - Lisa
Lisa - Hygienist

Lisa graduated in 1993 from Middlesex Community College as a registered dental hygienist. She has worked since then in the dental field and joined Dr. Blaschke's team in 2001. Her hobbies include reading, going to the gym, scrapbooking and cooking.

Pediatric dentist Dr. Linda Blaschke's hygienist - Samantha
Samantha - Hygienist

In 1998, Sam earned an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of New England, School of Dental Hygiene Portland, Maine. In 1999, she received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from there as well. She has been a pediatric specialty dental hygienist for 14 Years, working in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Sam joined Dr Blaschke's team in 2009.

Her hobbies include: Organic baking and cooking, gardening, shopping and being a mommy!

Pediatric dentist Dr. Linda Blaschke's ortho assistant - Sue
Marissa - Dental/Orthodontic Assistant

Marissa attended Porter and Chester Institute for Dental Assisting and graduated in May 2014. She came to us as an intern in early 2014 and permanently joined our team in May 2014. Mason, her two year old son, is the apple of her eye and keeps her very busy.

Pediatric dentist Dr. Linda Blaschke's receptionist - Becky
Becky - Orthodontic Assistant

Becky has been in the orthodontic field for over 16 years. She is responsible for taking x-rays, impressions for appliances, retainers and Invisalign, preparing patients teeth for braces, and assisting Dr. Elise with all orthodontic procedures. She enjoys working with Dr. Elise because it has given her the opportunity to assist with many different types of cases. Her goal as an orthodontic dental assistant is to provide our patients with a comfortable and relaxing experience each time they visit our office.

Pediatric dentist Dr. Linda Blaschke's hygienist - Laura
Laura - Orthodontic Assistant

Laura has been a dental assistant for 28 years. She is happily married and lives in Pepperell. She has a daughter who is a junior at Nashoba Valley Technical High School and a step daughter who is a freshman at Salem State College. In her spare time she enjoys crafts and scrapbooking.

Pediatric dentist Dr. Linda Blaschke's hygienist - Patty
Patty - Orthodontic Assistant

Patty has been an orthodontic dental assistant for over 30 years and is passionate about the level of care our patients receive. Taking part in the transformation of a patients smile from start to finish is a very exciting and rewarding experience for her. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her 2 beautiful daughters. Some of her interests include reading, cooking, and gardening.

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