general, cosmetic, and preventative dental care
for adults and children, Ledoux Family Dental is
located in Keene, New Hampshire. For more than 25
years, Dr. Ledoux and his staff have provided a
friendly environment to help you maintain your oral
health. We are also great with nervous patients,
children, and first-timers.
Ledoux Family Dental recently received 3 awards
in The Keene Sentinel Choice Awards for 2018!
Congratulations to Laura Burt!
Best Local Dental Hygienist: Laura Burt
Nicole S. Colson I Photo by Beth Pelton
Laura Burt has been voted Best Local Dental
Hygienist for the fifth year in a row. It's not
an honor she brushes aside.
nearly 10 years she's worked for Ledoux Family
Dental in Keene, she's learned far more than how
to clean patients' teeth. She knows what it
takes to be valuable to them.
amazing patients — I'm pretty lucky," she said.
"I get to socialize with them; I ask how their
family's doing. A lot of the same patients come
Many of them know about her
award-winning streak and continue to ask her if
she received the honor again.
she was blessed with good genes and never had to
visit a dentist growing up other than for
"My hygienist was awesome and
so motivating," she said. "She told me I could
have flexibility in this job and asked me to
observe her one day. I did, and I liked it."
Ledoux Family dental offers a full range of
dental services, from the general cleanings
Burt performs to periodontal laser therapy. In
addition to Burt's great patients, it also helps
she works with a dentist (Dr. Michael J. Ledoux),
who prides himself and his staff as providing
"compassionate, personalized care in a relaxing
"He has a philosophy I can
support," she said.
She's as committed to her job as a mother of two
boys and two stepsons (all under 7) as she is to
"As soon as the clock turns
five it's baseball, swimming, drumming," she
said of their extracurricular activities.
At work, she also makes a point to go the
"I make sure my patients are
comfortable and I make friends with them," she
said. "I make myself available. I get calls and
Facebook messages from people who have a
toothache over the weekend and I'll get in touch
with the doctor for them."
importantly, she always takes into account that
every patient is different — there is no
cookie-cutter approach to her job.
make sure I adapt myself to every case," she
Michelle White, a patient of
Burt's for nearly a decade, said a visit to the
dentist before meeting Burt filled her with
"I think it's pretty common to be
nervous about dental visits," said White.
"However, Laura eases all that. I consider my
visits with her as dental spa appointments."
She went on to praise Burt's "gentle yet
thorough hand" and her calming presence.
"She's patient, caring and considerate," said
White, adding that Burt has gone above and
beyond any patient care she's ever received.
"She has even called me to check in when I've
missed an appointment," she said.
passion is Burt's key to success.
give it your all and do as best as you can," she
said, "and make tomorrow even better."