Meet Your Vernon, CT Orthodontics Team

Dr. Deborah Griffin's Incredible Smile Team


Meet AlyssaAlyssa has been with the practice since 2013. Aside from being a chair side assistant, she is our inventory and sterilization coordinator. She is one of the nicest people you will ever meet and has a demeanor that puts both kids and parents at ease. She resides in South Windsor with her family.

Meet KimKim has been with us since 2008. She is a chairside assistant and is very good at putting nervous patients at ease. As a bonus, no one can accessorize like Kim so she looks great while doing great things. She and her husband, Dennis, have a son Tristan who is one smart cookie!

Annette is our wonderful orthodontic assistantAnnette is an orthodontic assistant who has worked with us for many years. She grew up in Vernon and continues to reside here with her husband and two beautiful daughters, one of which is studying to become a nurse. When Annette is not working, you can find her cheering for her younger daughter on the softball field! Annette is super gentle and always has a bright smile for everyone.

Kelsey is one of our amazing orthodontic assistantsKelsey is an orthodontic assistant and materials preparation coordinator. She started coming to our office as a patient, and we loved her so much, we took her on as an assistant. Kelsey went to Porter and Chester and is quite the smarty pants, winning the Academic Excellence Award for having a 4.0 GPA and was the Student Ambassador for the Dental Department. She is a super friendly person who makes everyone smile!

Meet RosieRosie is our scheduling and treatment coordinator. She is the sunny voice you hear on the phone when you call us and the beautiful smile you see when you walk through our door. She has been part of our team since 2011. Her parents knew what they were doing when they named her as she always has a warm smile and the rosiest attitude! She lives with her family in East Hartford.

Meet LindaWendy is our scheduling and financial coordinator and has been with the practice for over 30 years. She can answer any insurance or scheduling questions you may have at the onset or throughout treatment. Aside from being an insurance guru, Wendy is an avid competitive pool player, and one of these years will make it to the national competition. She resides in Bolton with her husband, Paul. They have a grown son who is expecting Wendy’s first grandchild in the Spring of 2016.

Meet Bradi, our therapy dog in trainingBrady is our therapy dog in training. He is a mini Australian Labradoodle, so he is hypoallergenic and does not shed. He lives with Dr. Griffin and her family and comes to work with her to spread his love and joy. He loves meeting new people and loves to sit with patients and their families. He’s one of the first faces you’ll see when you come to our office!

Office Hours
Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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What People Say

Positive experience

My daughter and I have always had a positive experience with Dr. Griffin. She and her staff have always been very polite. When my daughter was nervous about a certain procedure, she took the time to explain everything and was very reassuring.

Jennifer • Ellington, CT
Deborah S. Griffin DMD, LLC, 351 Merline Road, Vernon, CT 06066 - Phone: 860-875-1886