Meet Our Team

We are a specialty practice offering exceptional dental care for children, adolescents and patients with physical and developmental disabilities.  Our staff has years of experience in caring for children.  We are committed to providing a positive experience for our young patients and smiles that will last a lifetime.

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CHARLENE PIRNER D.M.D.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Pirner received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UCLA. She received both her dental degree (DMD) and specialty certificate (CAGS) in Pediatric Dentistry from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. In addition, she is Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Denistry.  When not practicing clinical dentistry, she volunteers her time to the Dental Community.  She is a Past President of Massachusetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Past member of the Leadership Institute at Massachusetts Dental Society, Past member of Regulatory Review Workgroup of the Board of Registration in Dentistry.  She has also lectured on  Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect at Yankee Dental Congress in Boston. 

ALAINA MERLINO

Front Desk Coordinator

Alaina started out in the dental field as a dental assistant.  She received her dental assisting education at Massasoit Community College.  She has been here since 2006 in both roles as a dental assistant and then as our front desk coordinator.  She brings invaluable knowledge and experience from her clinical experience that she is able to apply to her administrative role.  She is the voice of the practice.  Parents often find much comfort after speaking to her because she is able to answer most of their dental questions from being in this office for many years and having been a chairside clinical assistant also.

JORDAN MEANEY

Registered Dental Assistant

Jordan worked with children in a daycare setting for almost 8 years before switching careers into dentistry.  She knew she wanted to work in a pediatric dental practice after finishing her dental assisting program at Lincoln Tech Institute.  She is able to use all the tools she has developed while working in daycare with our pediatric patients.  In her spare time, she loves to exercise and all water activities.  

JENNIFER TITCOMB

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer was born into dentistry. Her mother had a long-lasting career in the dental field.  So it was only natural, that Jen would follow in her mother's footsteps.  Initially, Jen received her dental assisting education at Massasoit Community College.  She worked in the office as a dental assistant for many years before deciding to further her education in dental hygiene.  She received her dental hygiene degree at Vermont Technical College and returned home and returned to the practice as our dental hygienist.  

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