Hanson Dental
Eric D. Hanson, D.D.S

Our Team

Hanson Dental Practice, PLLC


We are blessed to have a close-knit team of wonderful people that shows commitment to each other and to our patients everyday. They have decades of experience and continue to keep abreast of the latest advances in dental treatment. Each team member contributes to an overall level of excellence that, we have been told, is felt as soon as one walks through our door.

Meet Our Team

Dr Eric Hanson, DDS

  • McQuaid Jesuit High School
  • B.A., St. Lawrence University
  • D.D.S., University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
  • General Practice Residency, University of Vermont, MCHV
  • Continuing Education at L.D. Pankey Institute, Center for Advanced Dental Study, Piper Education and Research Center (TMJ)
  • Member, Seventh District Dental Society, Dental Society of the Sate of New York, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry
  • CEREC Certified, since 2002
  • Ivisalign Certified, since 2002
  • Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Resides in Pittsford, Married To Esslie, Children Will and Caroline
  • Outside interests include golf and alpine skiing


Meaghan-Office Administrator

Meaghan is thrilled to be returning to her home town to join the Hanson Dental Practice team!  Meaghan has spent the last decade in the DC metro area working for a dental office, and is excited to share her knowledge and experience with Hanson Dental Practice.  In her spare time, Meaghan enjoys spinning, horseback riding, enjoying nature and spending time with her two Australian Shepherds, Halo and Flay. 

Cassie- Administrator/Certified Dental Assistant

Cassie joined Hanson Dental Practice in 2015 as a Certified Dental Assistant.   She is a native of Geneseo and currently resides in Honeoye.   Cassie now serves multiple roles in our office as an Administrator as well as an Assistant.  Cassie enjoys fitness, music, family and her two dogs, Tug and Rudy.  

Lynn - Dental Assistant

Our helpful dental assistant, Lynn, has been with our practice since 2008. Lynn loves the patients at our office and working with such an outstanding team.

Outside of the office, Lynn enjoys spending time with her four grandkids, baking, gardening, birdwatching, and going on long walks with her dog. 

Karen - Dental Assistant

Friendly and welcoming dental assistant Karen has been with our practice for more than twenty-five years.

Originally from Ardsley, NY, Karen enjoys her relationships with our patients and working with such a fantastic team!  When Karen is not assisting patients at our office, she could be found cooking, hiking with her three dogs, or spending quality time with her children and grandchildren.

Alicia-Dental Assistant

Alicia joined Hanson Dental Practice in July of 2017.  Although new to our office, Alicia has been assisting since 2006.  Alicia resides in Irondequoit with her husband, two sons and dog "Pip".   In her spare time Alicia enjoys watching her kids play soccer, spending time with her family and just hanging out. 

Tricia - Registered Dental Hygienist

One of our skillful dental hygienists, Tricia received her training from Monroe Community College. Tricia has been a member of our team since 2001 and truly loves all the people she works with and her wonderful patients.

Tricia is a Pittsford native, and when she’s not helping our patients have beautiful, clean teeth, she likes to exercise; watch her daughter, Abby, play soccer; and walk her yellow lab, Lily. Tricia also enjoys attending Buffalo Bills games – in fact, she’s a season ticket holder! 

Sarah - Registered Dental Hygienist

Sarah is one of our talented dental hygienists. She studied Special and Elementary Education and minored in Psychology at SUNY Geneseo and received her dental hygiene training from Monroe Community College. Sarah is the proud recipient of a Listerine Professional Award for Excellency in Patient Care and has been with our practice since 2006.

Sarah’s patients and coworkers make her job a great place to be! When she’s not here in the office, Sarah loves spending time with her family and her many fur babies. She also enjoys reading, fishing, running, cooking, and photography. Sarah is an outdoor enthusiast and a passionate advocate for animal rights, rescue, and abuse prevention. 

Shayna-Dental Hygienist

We are excited to introduce our new dental hygienist to the team!  Shayna is new to Hanson Dental Practice, but is not new to the dental field. Having graduated from MCC's Dental Hygiene program in 2014, Shayna comes to Hanson Dental Practice with several years of experience and knowledge of the dental field.  Shayna was born and raised in Brighton, NY.  She currently resides in Brighton with her husband, Johnathan, and their two yorkies:  Hava and Fifel.  In her spare time, Shayna enjoys going to the gym, playing with her dogs and is enjoying being a newlywed. 

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