Meet the Team

Business Office Administrator


Racquel has been part of the Merrimack Valley Team since 2008.  Racquel is very knowledgeable in all administrator areas and all ways has time to help with any patient questions that may arise.  Racquel enjoys working with the public and truly believes in team work. 

"I enjoy spending time with my wonderful family and long walks on the beach!" 



Dental Assistant

 Sara has been working with Dr. Bardwell and Dr. Cardarelli since 2015.  She is a certified dental   assistant, licensed in Massachusetts.  Sara has a passion for dental technology and the digital     treatment modalities.  Sara enjoys spending her free time with her dog, Mia.                                                                                                                                                                  



Dental Assistant



 Ali has been a dental assistant for 15 years.  She is certified and licensed in Massachusetts and CPR certified.  Ali loves meeting new patients and helping them understand their dental treatment!   In her spare time, Ali loves spending time with her fiance and their dog, Asia!




Kristen, RDH


Kristen received her degree in dental hygiene from New Hampshire Technical Institute in 2013. Prior to pursuing her degree in dental hygiene, Kristen graduated from New Hampshire Technical Institute dental assisting program in 2010. She holds a permit to administer local anesthesia. She has a calm and comforting chair side manner and enjoys educating patients. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. 



Erin,  RDH

Erin is a licensed RDH in Massachusetts. She is BLS/CPR certified on a health care provider level and is OSHA compliant. Erin received her degree in Dental Hygiene from New Hampshire Technical Institute in 2015 and graduated Phi Theta Kappa.Prior to that Erin was a Certified Dental Assistant for three years. She holds a permit to administer local anesthesia. She aims to make every patient feel comfortable, while educating them about their dental health. In her free time she enjoys being with her dog and husband and travelling when time allows.  



Liz, RDH

Liz is a licensed RDH in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  She is current in her CPR training and is OSHA compliant.  Liz graduated from the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene in 2009 and has a BS in Dental Hygiene. She is fluent in both English and Vietnamese and is committed to delivering quality care to the Merrimack Valley! 


Lydia, RDH

Lydia is a licensed RDH in Massachusetts.  She is certified for CPR/AED.  Lydia grew up in Haverhill, MA and received her hygiene degree from Middlesex Community College.  The only thing Lydia loves more than providing excellent dental care to her patients is her dog Kyzer!



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