Meet the Team

We recognize that all our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you!

From left to right:
Julie, Dorothea, Dr. Benton, Brittni, Kelly, Ashley

Meet Julie! (Registered Dental Hygienist)

Julie graduated from Dental Hygiene school in 1994. "I love getting to know my patients and seeing improvements in their oral health." Julie's hobbies include: Gardening, canning, boating, and fishing. "In my free time, I love spending it with my two rescue dogs and my family, especially my five grandkids."


Meet Dorothea! (Certified Dental Assistant)

Dorothea has worked along side Dr. Benton for 10 years! You will know when she is in the office by her contagious laugh. Her hobbies include: Gardening, hiking, and making memories with her family and her dog; Boomer. As our office Air Force Veteran, we thank her for her service!


Meet Brittni! (Dental Office Manager)

Brittni completed a Dental Assisting program in 2015 and worked chairside as a Dental Assistant for 3 years before taking on the Office Manager role with Benton Family Dental in 2018. "My favorite part of my job is getting to know our patients and the relationships we build with every visit. It's heart-warming when patients can't wait to share life events and vice versa. During my free time, I love going on adventures and making memories with my husband and our two (very large) Cane Corso dogs. My favorite things are sunshine and summertime!"


Meet Ashley! (Registered Dental Hygienist)

Ashley graduated from NHTI's Dental Hygiene program in 2010 and has been with Benton Family Dental since 2015. "I love gardening and spending time with my husband and two dogs; Betty and Chet." Ashley is especially excited to become a mom in just a few months!


Meet Melissa! (Registered Dental Hygienist)

Melissa grew up in the White Mountains region of NH. She earned her BS degree in Dental Hygiene from Vermont Technical College and has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2009. After college, she spent several years in Chicago followed by Boston. After enjoying "city life" for ten years, she decided to return home to NH to raise her family. "In my free time, I enjoy skiing, hiking, kayaking, and walking along the beach. I love being a dental hygienist and strive to make everyone feel welcome and comfortable in the dental chair."


Meet Julia! (Patient Coordinator)

Julia joined our team January 2021 and has made such a great addition to our team! She is the first person to welcome you when you come into the office. "I am currently a student at UNH studying for my Master's in Business Administration. I love the summer and really enjoy spending time at the lake, going tubing and relaxing. In my free time, I like spending time with my family and friends."


Meet Raeann! (Dental Assistant in Training)

Raeann is new to New Hampshire and the newest member of our team! She is originally from upstate New York and has recently taken an interest to the dental field. "I enjoy trying new foods and new restaurants in the area!" Raeann loves spending time with her family and especially loves being an auntie.