Dr. Hacker's Office

Our staff in St Albans is eager to serve your needs with their friendly team and welcoming office environment! 


Our two registered dental hygienists are dedicated to thorough and comprehensive care.

Karen has twelve years of Dental experience, and started as an assistant in 2000.  She attended UVM and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Dental Hygiene program in 2005 and is a registered Dental Hygienist with anesthesia privileges.
Jill has spent the last 30 years as a full time hygienist graduating from the University of Vermont.  She has been with Dr. Nelson for the past 11 years.

Dental Assistants:

We have three very talented and hard working dental assistants.

Coleen is also a native Vermonter, who comes to us with many years of chairside assisting experience. She has two grown sons and enjoys many outdoor activities.


Noreen is helping the hygienists (Jill and Karen) as well as working at the front desk and sometimes assisting Dr. Nelson as well! Noreen is married and has two grown sons. She enjoys walks with her dog, baking, and taking pictures.  



Danielle is our assistant and front desk "gal".  She has had some experience at another dental office in town and is very eager to learn.  She has two children and works another job besides this one!  She is one busy lady!  Danielle is a hard worker who's not afraid to take on new things.


Front Desk Staff: 


Tiffany lives in Fairfax, Vt., with her husband Nick and son Joshua. Tiffany has experience assisting chairside and now runs our front desk. She has been interested in dentistry since she was 15 years old. She enjoys dancing, music, and art.