We recognize that all of 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.
“I feel fortunate to be a part of such a dedicated, caring, and talented dental team. Drs. Charles and Laura Vorrias provide nothing but an exceptional experience for their patients. They are not only skillful clinicians who hold themselves to the very highest standards, but they are also wonderful people who treat their patients with the utmost respect and care.” – Sara
Sara joined the Hamilton Dentistry team in August of 2009, following the completion of her training as a dental assistant at Dental Careers of the North Shore. She also earned her dental radiology certification in 2009 from Boston University.
Robyn Bragan, RDH
"What impresses me the most about Drs. Charles and Laura Vorrias is their compassion, dedication, and willingness to help their patients strive for a happy, healthy mouth. They treat their patients with respect and not just as another number. I am very proud to be a member of the Hamilton Dentistry team and look forward to many more years to come with them!” – Robyn
Robyn graduated from Lynn Vocational Technical Institute in 1997 then went on to Middlesex Community College where she received an Associate’s degree in 1999 in Health Careers, Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 2002, and became one of the first hygienists to become local-anesthesia-certified in 2005. Robyn has been providing great dental services since 1995 with experiences ranging from all phases of dental administration and dental assisting before becoming a dental hygienist in 2002. Robyn is also certified in dental radiography and CPR.
Robyn is married with a son and three little dogs. She thoroughly enjoy going camping, traveling, and exploring the country with her family. Robyn also loves our New England sports teams, especially the Boston Bruins and the New England Patriots!
Wendy Hashley, RDH
“It has been such a rewarding experience, to work in a team-oriented office where everyone goes out of their way to help each other. Every patient is treated as though they are family and I feel that is what sets us apart from other dental offices.” – Wendy
Wendy received her dental assisting certification from Northern Essex Community College in 1993 and Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene from Middlesex Community College in 1998. Wendy has been a practicing registered hygienist since 1998, and has certifications in CPR for healthcare providers, dental radiology, and local anesthesia. She joined our team in 2001, and since then, has helped meet our patients’ needs through gentle preventive care and oral health education.
In her free time, Wendy enjoys running and training for road races. She is also a spin instructor at the local YMCA (Cape Ann). Wendy loves fitness and encouraging others to become healthy from their teeth to their toes!
Tara Halstead, RDH
“Working at Hamilton Dentistry where the whole team works together to provide our patients with the best and most comprehensive treatment, the newest technology, and the most caring atmosphere has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my career.” – Tara
Tara graduated with highest honors from Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists in 1995 and has been practicing as a periodontal co-therapist since then. Tara is certified in digital radiography, local anesthesia, and CPR for healthcare providers. She was the treasurer for the North Shore Dental Hygienists Association for many years where she networked with other hygienists from all over the state. Tara was voted Hygienist of the Year by NSDHA in 2006.
Tara currently lives on the north shore with her family. She has two dogs and loves walking the beach.
“I’m proud to work with such a caring group of professionals who work together as a team and are truly dedicated to their patients care and comfort.” – Kerry
Kerry studied Business Management at Mount Ida College and is certified in CPR for Health Providers. She began her career in the dental field in 1997 and has now brought her immense skill and experience to our office. As our front desk receptionist, Kerry interacts with our patients by scheduling their appointments, collecting payments, and providing first-class customer service.
Kerry lives on the North Shore with her husband and two daughters. She enjoy spending time with her family boating, camping, and doing all outdoor activities. Kerry also loves to coach and watch her girls play soccer, and is a huge Boston sports fan.
“Our team is made up of people who truly care about making our patients our top priority. It is my goal to create friendly relationships with our patients and help them with all their dental needs.” – Michelle
Michelle began her dental career in 1995 and joined Hamilton Dentistry in 2014. She handles our schedule, answers the phones, checks patients in and out, verifies dental eligibility and benefits, and collects payments at the end of each appointment.
Michelle lives in Peabody with her husband of 20 years and her two teenage children. She mostly enjoys spending time with them, whether it is on vacation up North or just having dinner as a family. She also enjoys salsa dancing and going to the gym.
“It is so rewarding to interact with patients, meet new people, and most importantly, see patients truly happy with the end result of their dental experience. As a team, we work together with our patients’ best interests in mind.” - Stephanie
Stephanie began working in dentistry in 2007, and since then, has taken several courses through Yankee Dental to learn about the latest and greatest in the dental field. Throughout the day, Stephanie focuses on accounts receivable, collection and production reports, financial treatments plans, as well as assist up front with phone calls and scheduling.
Stephanie lives in North Andover with her daughter Kylie. She is recently engaged and will soon have a step son Zack. Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family fishing at their lake house, taking long walks with her puppy, and reading.
“I love the interactions I have with our patients and assisting the doctors with the many different procedures we do throughout the day. The doctors’ main focus is patient care, and that is very important to me. Our team is a big family and it makes coming to work every day worth it.” – Lauren
Lauren graduated from Porter & Chester dental assisting program in July of 2015 and joined Hamilton Dentistry shortly thereafter. She assists our doctors during all dental procedures, reviews and updates our patients’ medical histories, and takes digital X-rays and impressions.
In her time away from the office, Lauren enjoys spending time outdoors. She loves going to the beach and doing any type of water sports, especially kayaking. She lives at home with her adorable cat and dog.