Meet the Doctors
Fredrick M. Vega , DDS - Founder / President
Fredrick Vega, “Dr. Rick”, is a native of Michigan. His passion for dentistry started while working as a dental assistant serving active duty military in the U.S. Air Force. This led him to attend the University of Michigan, where he earned both his B.S. degree and D.D.S. degree. For more than 29 years, Dr. Rick has been providing comprehensive family dental care in Allenstown, Hooksett, Northwood and Pittsfield New Hampshire. What Dr. Rick enjoys most is catering to and treating the “coward” patient; hence our motto “We Cater to Cowards”.
Daniel A. Vasquez , DDS
Dr. Dan' has been the dental associate in the Belmont office since 2014. He received his Bachelors degree from The University of Pennsylvania; he graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1992. He further completed a residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the State University of New York - Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY with several satellite centers in upstate New York.
Meet the Staff
Roberta, COA, CCSA, Office Executive
Roberta (Ro) has been in the dental field for over 37 years. She started dental assisting at the age of 15. She became a Certified Dental Assistant in 1983, a Certified Orthodontic Assistant in 1991, a Certified Clinical Sleep Assistant in 2015 and Office Executive in 2016. Continuing education is important to Roberta and she takes as many expanded duties courses as she can, to keep up her certifications and expand her dental knowledge. Roberta started working with Dr Rick in 1989. Every day in Vegaville is a new adventure with new challenges and new experiences. She loves to say she is correcting the world one tooth, one smile at a time. Roberta loves spending time with her family and traveling whenever she can.
Holly, RDA, EST, Patient Coordinator
Holly has over 30 years of dental experience. Holly earned her Registered Dental Assisting, x-ray and coronal polishing certification from California in 1986. She worked many years as a Dental Eaglesoft Trainer and has now chosen to return to her roots and work directly with patients. Holly has worked every aspect in a dental office. Her biggest enjoyment is educating patients on the importance of the dental needs. She spends as much time as the climate allows to garden.
Cheryl, Administrative Assistant
Cheryl has been in the dental field since 1988. In her 29 years she has become proficient in both administrative and clinical support. Cheryl has been with Dr Rick for all of her 29 years. When she isn’t in the dental office she could be found teaching Kindergarten. Cheryl holds an X-ray certification, care credit certification and teaching certificate. Cheryl and her husband enjoy time on the lake with their “giant dogs” and welcoming their forever expanding family of grandchildren. When she has a moment to spare, you will find her reading or quilting.
Janet has been practicing as a registered dental hygienist since 2008 where she graduated from New Hampshire Technical Institute. She strives to create a calm and comfortable atmosphere for her patients. She enjoys motivating patients in excellent home care to improve their oral and overall health and explaining treatment needs. Janet is certified in administering local anesthesia. Outside the office, Janet enjoys outdoor activities like cycling, hiking, and kayaking. She also enjoys drawing and painting, but her favorite thing is spending time with her family.
Kristen received her degree in dental hygiene from New Hampshire Technical Institute in 2013. Prior to pursuing her degree in dental hygiene, Kristen graduated from New Hampshire Technical Institute dental assisting program in 2010. She holds a permit to administer local anesthesia. She has a calm and comforting chair side manner and enjoys educating patients. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, being outdoors and riding motorcycles.
Ha graduated from NHTI, Concord Community College, Dental Hygiene program in May 2018. She has been working with Dr. Vega since her dental graduation. Ha speaks Vietnamese and English. You will find that she is compassionate, able to put her patients at ease, and ensures a positive dental experience. Ha loves her career as a dental hygienist and considers all of her patients as family. In her spare time, she loves being with her family, going to her daughter's sporting events, and shopping.
Sue, Certified Dental Assistant
Sue has been in the dentistry for more than thirty years. She strives to make each patients' visit as positive and as comfortable as possible. Sue married her high school sweetheart in 1980 and she and her husband have two sons. They have a family camp on Lake Winnipesaukee, where many memories have been made and continue to be made. Favorite pastimes include spending time with family and friends, hiking, stitching and reading.
Jackie, Dental Assistant
Jackie was born in Glasgow Kentucky and raised in Louisville Kentucky before moving to Chicago Illinois in 1987 then to Charleston South Carolina in 1988. Jackie’s dental career began in 1985. Pediatric Dentistry was her specialty for eight years. She has traveled across the country working in many offices before moving to New Hampshire. Jackie has been with Dr Rick since 1993. She is passionate about the care her patients receive from the moment they arrive making sure their dental experience is a successful one. Jackie and her husband have three sons, two dogs and are avid aquarists. They enjoy gardening, traveling and spending time with their extended family. Her hobbies include playing guitar and singing with her sons, cooking and crocheting.