Dr. Gagnon enjoys shaping children's smiles at a very impressionable age and helping adults realize an often long awaited dream of a more beautiful, functional smile. She has true compassion for her patients’ needs and enjoys the connections she creates with them during their orthodontic journey. Dr. Gagnon joined Child and Adult Orthodontics in 1990 and loves working in such an upbeat, progressive practice with much respected orthodontists in Dr. Carlough, Dr. Burzin, and Dr. Geiman.
Education and Experience
Dr. Gagnon completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry at Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA and her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at the University of Connecticut where she was heavily involved in orthodontic research, which led her to a specialty residency in orthodontics. She received her Certificate in Orthodontics at the University of California in San Francisco where she practiced prior to moving to Connecticut. She is active in continuing education and always stays current with the latest orthodontic materials and methods.
- American Association of Orthodontics
- Connecticut State Orthodontic Society
- Connecticut State Dental Society
- Shoreline Dental Society
- American Dental Association
Outside the Office
A native of Pittsfield, MA, Dr. Gagnon has lived in Westbrook since 1990. She is happily married, and has three children, two dogs, and other miscellaneous pets. She has been very active in her children’s schooling and volunteers in all aspects of their involvements. Dr. Gagnon loves doing yard work and spending time outdoors, especially skiing in the winter and beach and boating in the summer. She also enjoys relaxing with a good book.