504_DR_T_2014J. Scott Thompson, DMD

Dr. Scott Thompson was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio. He attended the University of Pittsburgh, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree and graduated cum laude. Dr. Thompson went on to attend Boston University School of Dental Medicine and graduated in 1987. Dr. Thompson then moved to Vermont to complete a general practice residency at the University of Vermont before opening a private practice. He travels extensively to learn about the latest technologies and concepts in dental science. Some of the courses he takes are provided through the prestigious Spear Institute and Dawson Academy. Dr. Thompson is also an active member of the Vermont State Dental Society.

Dr. Thompson and his wife, Dr. Susan Grimes, reside in Shelburne, where they raised their three kids. Scott’s other passions in life are biking, skiing and watching hockey.


Meet Our Team

Our educated and talented dental team at Scott Thompson, DMD works alongside our dentist, Dr. Scott Thompson, to help you become proud of your smile! We are happy to provide outstanding dental care in Essex Junction, Vermont, to not only give you the smile you have always wanted but to also give you the best dental experience imaginable. If you would like to get to know us a little bit better, please feel free to read our biographies. We look forward to meeting you!

Ashley – Practice Manager

Ashley has been with our team since February 2002! She studied dental assisting at the Center for Technology, Essex and continued her studies at Norwich University, The University of Vermont and Champlain College. Her favorite part of working with our team is building relationships with our patients, but she also enjoys finding ways to make cosmetic treatments fit financially into each patient’s life. Between her and her husband, Ashley has three sons and two male dogs. In their free time, they love to spend as much time outside as possible, going camping, hiking, swimming and sailing.

141_Jamie_2014Jamie – Dental Hygienist

Jamie is a professional, enthusiastic dental hygienist. She graduated from the University of Vermont in May 2000 with a degree in Allied Health Sciences. Jamie returned to UVM in May 2001 and became local anesthesiology certified. Jamie spent 8 years focused on the treatment of periodontal disease. Jamie is excited about what she is doing, has high standards of quality and integrity, and is motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients. Jamie enjoys spending time with her three children, a son and twin daughters. In her spare time, her interests revolve around family, health, and fitness.

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Annie – Dental Hygienist

Annie has been a part of our team since the summer of 2011. She is a native Vermonter and a UVM alumna. After almost ten years of working as a hygienist in a private practice in the Boston area, she returned to Vermont. Her dedication to oral health and how it connects to the whole body makes for a great fit in our team. When she is not serving our patients, Annie enjoys hiking, camping, sailing, skiing, and tapping trees with her husband and children.

Catie – Patient Care Coordinator

Catie joined our team in October 2020, but she brings over 37 years of versatile experience in the dental field with her. She is a certified dental assistant with radiology certifications, and her favorite part of working at Scott Thompson, DMD is being part of the care decisions and extended family of our patients.

Catie lives with her partner, Alan, their black Labrador, Princess Leia, and their two cats, Big Papi and Maddy. Together, they have four children and six grandchildren ranging in age from 1 to 21. Family is everything. When she has free time, Catie loves to travel with our class A motor home and her mom.

Norma – Lead Dental Assistant

Norma became a wonderful addition to our team in May of 2019.  Norma is a delight to work with and has numerous years of experience in the dental field.  Everyone in the office, staff and patients alike, thoroughly enjoy Norma’s constant humor.  It is rare that someone meet Norma and not remember her the next time they visit! Norma resides in Colchester, Vermont with her husband.  In her spare time she enjoys being in the sun, riding motorcycles, spending time with her family, and anything having to do with Prince!

Suzanne – Dental Assistant

Check back soon to meet Suzanne!