Chrissy Coruth, RDH, MSDH: Practice Manager
Chrissy started here at Haas Dental in 1999 as a sterilization assistant, trained to be a dental assistant with Dr. Jim, all while attending dental hygiene school. She is a 2002 graduate of the New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord, New Hampshire as well as a graduate of John Stark Regional High School. Chrissy continued her education at MCPHS University to earn her Master Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is also licensed to administer local anesthesia. Chrissy is currently the office manager having had a year of schooling in Business Management and recent classes through MCPHS University concentrating on Health Care Management. She is dedicated to providing an exceptional experience for every patient and having a great team atmosphere.
Chrissy has always enjoyed playing sports and has been a volunteer coach for youth programs in her community for over 10 years. Coming from a family of 8 children she values time with her family. She and her husband Kevin have two boys named Robby and Tommy who love traveling and spending time at the beach.
Elyse Berkman, CDA, EFDA: Clinic Manager
Elyse is an exceptional certified pediatric and general dental assistant who graduated from NHTI Community College in 2008. She has over 9 years of experience in the dental field with additional training in Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance. She is an energetic and active leader in the practice providing support and guidance to her team members. She is patient-focused, driven to provide a personable experience along with the highest quality of care possible. The only way to do great work is to love what you do, and it’s obvious that Elyse loves what she does. We see her dedication and passion on a daily basis. Aside from her love of being a dental assistant, Elyse is family oriented and loves spending time with her husband Jason, her adorable daughter Arianna, her friends and her large full of life family.
Patient Care Coordinators
Laurie DiCenso, RDH: Dental Hygienist, Orofacial Myologist
Laurie is a pediatric registered dental hygienist and orofacial myologist who specializes in habit cessation with children and teens. She started her dental career as a dental assistant, moved on to be an orthodontic assistant before becoming a dental hygienist. She graduated from New Hampshire Technical Institute in Concord, New Hampshire with an Associate of Science degree and a certificate in dental hygiene. Laurie now has over 26 years of dental experience and has been with Haas Dental Associates for over 12 years.
Laurie received orofacial myology training from the International Association Of Orofacial Myology (IAOM) where she was inspired to bring her holistic approach back to Haas Dental. Using positive behavior modifications Laurie guides and supports her patients until they are free from their habits. Habit cessation programs include but are not limited to: thumb/finger, pacifier, and nail-biting habits.
Laurie is family oriented, spending much of her spare time with family and close friends. She and her husband Dave enjoy camping with their son Leo. She is an active member in the community and loves volunteering at Leo’s school.