Meet Our Dental Assistant: Meghann LaCroix

This week is Dental Assistant Recognition Week and we are excited to honor our hardworking dental assistants! We know that their skill, passion and hard work are what make us the practice that we are. In honor of this special week, we are spotlighting our dental assistant, Meghann LaCroix. Read our fun Q&A with Meghann to learn more about her and what high school experience made her want to pursue a career in dentistry!

 

What’s your favorite part of your job?

My favorite part of working in the dental field is to work with Cerec and creating new smiles for patients. Learning new ways to create natural and beautiful smiles for patients is rewarding and a challenge.

 

What has been your most memorable moment as a dental assistant?

I have several memorable moments, all having to do with giving a patient the confidence back that they deserve by giving them the beautiful smile they have always dreamed of.

 

What made you want to become a dental assistant?

I had braces on when I was in high school and into college and my orthodontist’s team was such a fun and inspiring group. I think being older and going through the orthodontic treatment when I was starting to think about a career path in life made an impact on me.

 

In one sentence, convince us why we should brush and floss every day.

Brush and floss the teeth that you would like to keep.

 

What is one thing your patients would be surprised to know about you?

I am a farm girl- I grew up on a farm and will always desire to live on a farm again

 

Keeping your patient’s smiles healthy is the main focus of your job but what is one of your favorite guilty-pleasure-cavity-inducing snacks?

I love Dr. Pepper!!

 

If you could have one superhero power, what would it be and why?

I would like to have the super power to not need to sleep and be able to just get everything done in one day!

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