Wellspring Dental Group
Meet the Wellspring Dental Group Team
Dr. Whelan grew up in Dunstable, MA and completed her undergraduate education at the University of Rhode Island where she received a Bachelors in Environment and Life Sciences. She was Captain of the Women’s Division 1 Swimming and Diving team. Dr. Whelan then moved to Boston where she graduated with Deans Honors in the top of her class from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. There, she was the recipient of the Thomas B. Hunt and Joseph R. Evans academic and clinical awards. Dr. Whelan has received extensive training in Invisalign® and Implant Restorations. When Dr. Whelan isn’t at the office she is either swimming or spending time with her family. She has three boys; Nolan, Carter and Connor as well as a golden retriever Kumi; all of them keep her very busy!
David B. Chan
Dr. Dave Chan received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Oregon State University. It was at Oregon State University that Dr. Chan developed a new anti-depressant medication which was patented in May 2014. Dr. Chan then moved to the east coast to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. At Tufts, he was an Osher Scholar and was the recipient of the prestigious clinical Yurkstas Prosthodontic award. In his free time, he loves cooking authentic Chinese cuisine for his wife and three children.
Dr. Sophana Hem
Dr. Sophana Hem grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. He obtained his DMD degree and Prosthodontics Certificate from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, with advanced training in cosmetic dentistry, implant restorations, complete and partial dentures, crowns, bridges, and porcelain veneers.
With his extensive clinical and didactic training, he pays meticulous attention to detail. He is affiliated with numerous professional organizations, including the American College of Prosthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He continuously updates his clinical skills and knowledge with the latest proven techniques taught by clinicians around the world so that his patients are best served.
He is involved with community services whenever it is possible. In his spare time, he likes spending time with family and friends. He enjoys kite fishing, hiking, traveling, listening to music, and playing the electric guitar. And for fun, he also enjoys the wonder of astronomy and using his natural mechanical engineering-mind to invent things.
Wellspring Dental Group – Bedford, NH
Office Manager – Bedford
Jess is one of Wellspring Dental Group’s Office Coordinators, you will find her up front busy working while smiling and laughing. Originally from Lowell, MA she now lives in Dunstable, MA with her husband Kevin and their four children Trinidi, Noah and twins Savannah and Gabriel. She is a native Portuguese speaker. Jess enjoys playing outside with her children spending time with family and close friends, dinning out, cooking/baking and watching movies.
Amanda is one of Wellspring Dental Group’s Dental Hygienists; she attended and graduated with a degree in dental hygiene from New Hampshire Technical Institute. Amanda joined Wellspring Dental Group in July of 2015. Amanda was born and raised in Nashua, NH; in her free time Amanda enjoys spending her summers camping with her family, cooking, watching TV, and playing with her pugs.
Wellspring Dental Group – Nashua, NH
Christine is one of Wellspring Dental Group’s Office Coordinators; she has been at Wellspring Dental Group since 2012. Prior to coming to Wellspring Dental Group Christine worked as an L.N.A for 22 years helping disabled children. Currently she lives in Pelham, New Hampshire with her husband Andy and four children. Christine is fluent in French. In her free time Christine enjoys spending time with her family especially her baby nieces and nephews as well as camping up North.
Front Desk Coordinator
Kelly started with Wellspring in 2018 as one of our front desk coordinators. She was raised in Naples, Florida, but moved up north to attend the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She now resides in the town of Dunstable with her two sons Corey and Shaun and their sweet Great Dane Pluto. When she’s not busy working, she enjoys being with friends and family and going on adventures with her sons. Their activities include Boy Scouts and sports.
Kassie has enjoyed working as a Certified Dental Assistant at Wellspring Dental Group since it first opened in 2011. She currently resides in Pelham, NH with her husband Phil, 2 boys Thalan and Kowen and daughter, Aubrin. When she is not working she is your typical “Soccer Mom” and enjoys spending time with her family, especially summers up north at Lake Ossipee.
Ashley has been a certified dental assistant since 2009 with a degree in dental science from Middlesex Community College. She joined the Wellspring Dental team in 2013 and when she is not working you can find her with her husband Corin and their 2 daughters Madison and Allie. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and camping.
Andrea is a 2004 graduate from N.H. Technical Institute and one of Wellspring’s newest hygienists. She is married to Brian and together they have a son and daughter- Julia and Liam. They reside in Nashua where Andrea has been a Nashua native all her life. In her free time, Andrea enjoys quilting and stained glass.
Melanie is one of Wellspring Dental Group’s Dental Hygienists; where you are sure to leave with clean teeth and a smile. She graduated and received a degree in dental hygiene from New Hampshire Technical Institute. Prior to coming to Wellspring Dental Group Melanie worked for several years as a dental assistant. She now lives in Nashua, New Hampshire with her son and enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.
Toni graduated and received her degree in dental hygiene from University of New England in Portland, ME. She has been practicing dental hygiene for 10 years. Toni also has some dental assisting experience. She strives to stay up to date with the latest and greatest in the dental field. Toni grew in Southern NH and resides in Bedford, NH. She spends her free time spoiling her cat and hanging out with her friends and family. You can find Toni at the Nashua office making smiles shine.
Dentistry… From our family
At Wellspring Dental Group, we take pride in our workplace and our family like atmosphere. When you trust us with the health of your loved ones, you become part of that family! We strive to do our absolute best, and make you feel as comfortable, and taken care of as possible… like part of the family!