Meet the Elm Street Staff
Alyssa | Practice Manager
Alyssa began her career at Welnak Dental as a Certified Dental Assistant in 2010. In 2014, she began working at the front desk and learning about insurance and administration. She holds certifications in Dental Radiology, Infection Control, Coronal Polishing, Pit and Fissure Sealants, In Office Whitening and Temporary Crown and Bridge Fabrication. She is also CPR certified.
She became the Practice Manager in 2017. She is continuing her education and working toward a Bachelors in Business Management. She enjoys meeting patients and ensuring that they have an enjoyable experience.
Cindy | Receptionist
Cindy is new to the Welnak Dental Team on Elm Street. You will see her face as part of the front desk team. Cindy comes to Welnak Dental with over 30 years of medical finance experience. She spent 30+ years doing patient medical billing, accounts payable and payroll for Cheshire Medical Center. She is excited to be in her new role here at Welnak Dental.
When Cindy is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends going camping, enjoying concerts or just hanging by a campfire. Cindy and her husband have 3 fabulous children and a 3-year-old grandson who is her pride and joy.
Megan – Receptionist
Megan is from Denver, Colorado. She previously worked with the developmentally disabled in residential care from 2008-2020. In January, 2020, she and her husband relocated from Denver to the New England area. The dental industry has always interested her, and she is excited to continue learning more about the field. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her dogs, shopping, spending time with her husband, and making crafts.
Marlene joined the Welnak Dental team in 2018. She graduated in 2009 from New Hampshire Technical Institute with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is certified in CPR, Dental Sealants, Dental Radiographs, Professional Fluoride Treatments and is currently attending school for her certification in Local Anesthesia. Marlene has worked in General Dentistry and in Pediatric Dentistry. When Marlene is not in the office with patients she enjoys kayaking, baking and decorating cakes.
DeeDee has recently joined the Welnak Dental team as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She grew up in the Keene area and received her Associate’s in Dental Hygiene in 1986. DeeDee has worked many years for Dr. Peter Griesbach. She enjoys working with patients of all ages helping them achieve optimum oral health through treatment and education. She is delighted to be a team member at Welnak Dental.
Sarah recently joined the Welnak Dental Team as a Registered Dental Hygienist after graduating from New Hampshire Technical Institute in May of 2018. She is certified in CPR, Dental Sealants, Dental Radiographs, Fluoride Treatments and Local Anesthesia. Sarah is passionate about oral hygiene and helping every patient achieve their best smile. When Sarah is not in the office she enjoys hiking, kayaking and spending time with family and friends.
Linda , CDA
Linda is delighted to be a team member of Welnak Dental as of August 2017. Her Dental career began in Massachusetts many years ago. Upon relocating to New Hampshire in 1989 she began working with Dr. Peter Griesbach. Linda is a Certified Dental Assistant with additional certifications in Sealants, Temporary Crown and Bridge Fabrication, and CPR. She enjoys working with the patients and providing a comfortable and safe environment for them.
Wendy, Dental Assistant
Wendy graduated from Career Academy of Dental Assisting in Boston and has worked in the Dental Field for 40 years. She has worked in an all aspects of Dentistry including Pediatrics, Endodontics and General Dentistry. She worked for Dr. Peter Griesbach for 9 years before joining the Welnak Dental team in 2017. She lives in Sullivan with her husband. In her spare time she raises and shows beef cattle with her daughter and granddaughters.