Meet Dr. Grace Dickinson Branon

Dr. Grace Branon is a native of St. Albans, Vermont. She attended the University of Vermont, where she majored in Animal and Biological Sciences. She then moved to Boston where she received her Doctorate from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Branon continues her education in dentistry studying at Dawson Institute of Occlusal Studies, Aligntech Institute with Invisalign, Hoya ConBio College of Clinical Laser Dentistry and Airway Health Solutions Mini-Residency.

Dr. Branon remains active in her community visiting local schools teaching the importance of oral health and healthy habits. She enjoys writing grants to help local kids maintain a healthy smile. She is a member of Vermont State Dental Socity serving as the previous President and the American Dental Society.

Education:

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology and Animal Science from University of Vermont Continuing Education
  • Dawson Alumni Association - Dawson Institute on Occlusal Studies
  • Aligntech Institute with Invisalign
  • Laser Certificate of Training - College of Clinical Laser Dentistry at Las Vegas Institute

Professional Affiliations: 

  • Member of American Dental Association 2001 - present
  • Member of Vermont State Dental Society 2002 - present
  • President of Vermont State Dental Society 2015 - 2016
  • Chair of ADA Reference Committee on Legislative, Health, Governance and Related Matters - Reference Committee D at 2015 ADA Meeting
  • Executive Board of Vermont State Dental Society 2010 - 2016
  • ADA Delegate - 2015
  • New Member Committee Chair of Vermont State Dental Society 2015 - present
  • Champlain Valley Dental Society 2002 - present
  • RISE Vermont Community Board of Northwestern Medical Center 2013 - 2016
  • Scholarship Dinner Committee for Northwestern Medical Center 2010 - present
  • Member of Incorporators of Northwestern Medical Center 2008 - present
  • Radiology Sub-Committee of Vermont State Dental Society, State of Vermont 2006
  • Board of Managers for Warner Home for Little Wanderers, INC. - Non-profit corporation 2013 - present
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Chair of 2002 Reunion Committee
  • Member of American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics
  • Member of Nominating Committee for Green Mountain Care Board, 2017 - 2019

Research and Awards:

  • Tufts Middlesex Community Honors Program
  • Tufts Dean's List for High Performance on the National Board Exam Part I
  • Tufts Alumni Clinical Excellence Award
  • Research fellow at Tufts University School of Detnal Medicine specialized in composite and bur deisgn under Dr. Gerald Kugel
  • Research fellow Univeristy of Vermont Endocrinology specialized in Fatty Acid Transporters Protein Genes under Dr. Jorges Calles

Community Outreach:

  • Health/wellness ambassador to local schools focusing on healthy habits and oral hygeine
  • Founder of "Small Town, Big Smiles" Program directing grants by Notheast Delta Dental 2004 - present
  • Open Doors / Run Girls Run program coach 2002 - 2005
  • Rotary International 2005 - 2013

Outside the Office

When Dr. Branon is not working, she enjoys running, skiing, hiking, and spending time with her friends and family.

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