Meet Our Dental Team


At the office of Dr. Robert Fremeau, we are proud of our dedicated, experienced, and compassionate staff. We invite you to meet our exceptional team: 

Office Administrators:

Cheryl Houghton, Office Manager, has been an integral member of our clerical staff since 2000.  She graduated from New Hampshire Community College’s Medical Assisting program as Valedictorian of her class.  Her medical knowledge and background has been beneficial in assisting her with her current position of patient management and scheduling.  She’s happy to accommodate patients, current and new, with all clerical needs and concerns.



Alison Smith-Murray, Office Co-Manager, has acquired outstanding customer relations and service skills throughout her career, which have been professionally recognized.  As a collaborative member of our office management staff, Alison has proven to be a valuable asset to both patients and our clinical team for nearly 10 years.  All clerical questions or concerns are sure to be warmly received and appropriately addressed.      



Dental Assistants:

Jessica Carnevale, Dental Assistant, recently celebrated her 5th year as a valuable member of our clinical team.  She brings 15 years of comprehensive dental assisting experience to our practice.  Jessica is a graduate of the Tuft’s Dental Radiology program, where she received her certification.  She enjoys cooking and spending quality time with her son.



Rhonda Millette, Dental Assistant and Implant Coordinator, has 31 years of dental assisting experience.  Rhonda has been an asset to our office’s clinical staff for over 17 years.  She is a graduate of New Hampshire Technical Institute, with a certificate in Dental Assisting.  Rhonda enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her grandchildren and family.




Dental Hygienists:

Beth Christie, RDH, earned an Associate’s Degree of Science in Dental Hygiene from New Hampshire Technical Institute in 1983. She has been a part of our staff for the majority of her dental hygiene career. Not only does Beth bring 29 years of valuable clinical experience to our office, she also integrates her clinical knowledge with our office computer technology.  The mother of two grown girls, Beth enjoys spending time with her family and traveling with her husband.



Cyndy Mercier, RDH, just celebrated working 30 years in our office.  She first received her certificate from New Hampshire Technical Institute in Dental Assisting, and then proceeded to earn an Associate’s Degree of Science in Dental Hygiene in 1983. She holds certification for the administration of local anesthesia and chemotherapeutic agents.  Cyndy’s hobbies include horseback riding and spending time with her grandchildren and family.



Karin Hovey, RDH, is a registered Dental Hygienist, earning her Associate’s Degree of Science in Dental Hygiene from New Hampshire Technical Institute in 1997. She has worked with Dr. Fremeau since graduation, and in 2009 obtained her license to administer local anesthetic. Karin’s other passions include art and music. A very talented artist, you can find her artwork on display throughout our office and you can hear her music on iTunes.



Grace Keniston, RDHjoined our office in 1996 after working in several general dentistry offices. She obtained her Associate’s Degree from Middlesex Community College, and in 2007 became certified to administer local anesthesia. Grace also has an Associate’s Degree in Physical Therapy and worked as a Phlebotomist is Stoneham, MA. Having taught aerobics for 14 years, she is an energetic addition to our office. An avid animal lover, Grace and her husband rescued their dog, Sadie, the love of their lives.


Melanie Solari, RDH, BSDH has been an enthusiastic member of our clinical team for over 10 years.  After graduating from New Hampshire Technical Institute in 2003 she pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Bridgeport.  Melanie holds certification for administration of local anesthesia and chemotherapeutic agents used in the treatment of advanced periodontal disease. Outside of the office, she enjoys skiing and traveling with her husband and two daughters.