Our Team

An amazing staff with years of experience in caring for patients.

Joan Kirschner, D.D.S.

Joan Kirschner, D.D.S.Dr. Kirschner, a 1983 graduate of New York University College of Dentistry, fell in love with the Granite State on her first visit, and became a principal of Plymouth General Dentistry in 2012.

Dr. Kirschner is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the New Hampshire Dental Society. Attending seminars throughout the the United States enables her to stay abreast of the newest techniques that enhance patient comfort and care.

"Being able to see positive changes in people's lives makes dentistry a very rewarding profession" according to Dr. Kirschner. " I've seen, time and time again, how Improved oral health and a brighter smile create a more positive mental attitude, and enhance self-confidence"


Kara - Certified Dental Assistant

Kara has been with Plymouth General Dentistry for over twelve years (having joined our team while in high school). Her warm smile and contagious laughter are key components in helping our patients to relax. Kara enjoys putting our patients at ease, and seeing the beautiful smiles that are created.

In her free time, Kara enjoys spending time with family.  She resides with her husband in the Dorchester area.

Denise - Dental Hygienist

Katrena - Certified Dental Assistant

Kate is a graduate of New Hampshire Technical Institute and accepted a position with Plymouth General Dentistry in 2016.  She has become a very important key player in our daily operation, and has a way about her that makes our patients know their care is in excellent hands.
As well as spending quality time with family, Kate enjoys refurbishing old furniture in her free time.

Denise - Dental Hygienist

Denise - Dental Hygienist

Denise, a key member of the Plymouth General Dentistry team for over ten years, makes hygiene and education a warm, positive experience. A popular and highly respected member of the Plymouth community, Denise had over twenty years of clinical experience before settling in our town.

Her interests include skiing, reading and spending time with friends and family, especially her grandchildren.

Denise - Dental Hygienist

Allison - Dental Hygienist

With eight years of experience as a Dental Hygienist, Allison became a member of Plymouth General Dentistry when she relocated to this area in 2016. Allison’s vast knowledge in dental hygiene, as well as her friendliness and interest in all, makes her well liked by staff and patients alike.

In her off hours, Allison enjoys running, hiking and snowboarding.

Denise - Dental Hygienist

Chelsea - Dental Hygienist

Chelsea joined our dental family in 2017, coming on board with five years’ experience in her field.  She is a 2013 graduate of New Hampshire Technical Institute.  Chelsea has a remarkable ability to put both young and old at ease, explaining in detail all procedures and recommendations.
Chelsea resides in the Newfound lake area and enjoys spending time participating in an array of outdoor activities including kayaking and snowboarding.

Denise - Dental Hygienist

Joni - Finance Manager

Joni joined the Plymouth General Dentistry team in 2015.  With over 30 years experience in the accounting field, she is an integral part of our team, working behind the scenes with insurance carrier requirements, as well as all financial tasks required on a daily basis.
Away from the practice, Joni devotes her time to her family, especially her grandchildren, and tries to sneak in some crafting as well.

Denise - Dental Hygienist

Marla - Office Manager

Marla, a fourteen year member of the Plymouth General Dentistry team, has been in the dental field for over 30 years. Accordingly, Marla serves as our “Encyclopedia of Knowledge”, making your visit as convenient and carefree as possible.

Marla began her career (as a dental assistant and orthodontic assistant) in Vermont, before moving to New Hampshire (over 25 years ago), She enjoys the Maine Coast, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Marla - Practice Manager


Rachel - Practice Coordinator

Rachel’s legendary smile has been a fixture of our front desk for many years. As our practice coordinator, Rachel makes your patient experience far simpler, with her exceptional knowledge of insurance carrier requirements and best practices.

Rachel, who enjoys cooking in her spare time, resides with her husband in the Meredith area.

Marla - Practice Manager

Marilyn - Administrative Assistant

Marilyn joined our team in February of 2016.  Her vocation has been in the dental workforce since 2000, and brought with her a vast amount of knowledge when it comes to coordinating visits with our patients.  
In her free time, Marilyn enjoys creating stained glass items, four-wheeling, and motorcycling.

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