Dr. Lionel Vachon received his D.D.S. degree from Marquette University, and completed a General Practice Residency Program at the University of Minnesota University Hospitals. Prior to joining the faculty of the UNE College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Vachon served as Clinical Assistant Professor in the UNE Westbrook College of Health Professions Dental Hygiene Program. His duties included Director, Dental Student Extern Program; Supervisor of Clinical Procedures; and Program Administrator. Dr. Vachon has also served as a faculty member in the Inter-professional Geriatric Education Program at UNE.
Dr. Vachon practiced general dentistry for almost 30 years, and owned and operated his own dental practice in Sanford, Maine from 1985-2011. He is a member of the York County Dental Society, the Maine Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. He has served as a member of the Dental Hygiene Peer Review Committee, the College of Dental Medicine Feasibility Study Committee and the Physician Assistant Student Affairs Committee. As a member of the faculty of the College of Dental Medicine, he will also serve on the Dental Hygiene Advisory Board.
Board Certifications and Licenses
State of Maine Dental License #DEN2935