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Meet Our Merrimack Dental Team
Rena is our dedicated dental hygienist. She is great with kids for their first dental visit, and a pro at handling patients with more advanced needs. Rena's role as hygienist includes making sure all our patients have the education and knowledge to better dental health. She is trained in the latest care for providing gentle and effective preventative and periodontal (gum) treatments. Rena knows that the foundations of a great smile start with healthy gums and bone. Regular dental cleanings are the beginning steps towards overall general health.
Kathy helps make sure the office runs smoothly. As operations manager, Kathy keeps us on schedule because we know your time is valuable. Kathy is knowledgeable about the care we provide and will help you with all your treatment and financial questions. She goes the extra mile to help us and help you get the best possible care.
Heidi is my Dental Assistant. She has been in the field for over 15 years, and worked in Wyndham before joining me in Merrimack. Heidi recently completed her Expanded Function Dental Assisting Licensure. She is one of the first in the state of NH to achieve this goal. Heidi is a talented assistant and well versed in crown and bridge, fillings, and denture procedures. She can answer any questions, soothe any patient, and make anyone feel at ease for treatment. And, she listens to all my jokes!
Sharon, Registered Dental Hygienist
Sharon graduated with her degree in dental hygiene from New Hampshite Technical Institute in Concord in 2008. She has been practicing dental hygiene for over 8 years with experience in treating a variety of dental health needs. She truly enjoys getting to know her patients and brings her knowledge of periodontal, restorative, cosmetic, and preventative dentistry to educate and benefit her patients towards better oral and overall health. Sharon enjoys attending continuing education regularly, staying current with the latest technologies and philosophies regarding implants, periodontal therapy, Invisalign, and the oral-systemic link.
Sharon is CPR, BLS, and AED Heart Certified. Local Anesthesia Certified.
Sharon lives in Sandown NH with her husband, she loves spending time with her family hiking, boating, skiing, and spending time outside. She also loves volunteering her time in year-round and winter adaptive sports.
Charles Braga, DMD, MMSc
Dr. Charles Braga graduated magna cum laude from Boston University with degrees in biology and French. He then achieved his DMD degree from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, again magna cum laude, completing a post-graduate residency program in Periodontics at Harvard. During this residency, he earned his Master of Medical Sciences Degree (MMSc), magna cum laude.
Dr. Braga continues to teach and lecture as a LANAP (Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure) trainer with the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry in Los Angeles, California. This is an FDA approved, patented protocol for the laser treatment of gum disease. Dr. Braga is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Periodontology and an elected member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. He holds awards for excellence in periodontics from the American Academy of Periodontology and Quintessence Publishing.
In his free time, Dr. Braga enjoys traveling, information sciences, reading, and maintaining close ties with friends in Germany and Austria. If you need his services, you are in great hands!
Schedule Your Next Dental Appointment
Call our Merrimack dental office today and reserve an appointment for yourself or a member of your family. Patients in the Merrimack, Nashua, Bedford, Hollis, Hudson, and Amherst areas rely on Dr. Shetty for comprehensive dental care and a lifetime of healthy smiles.