About Dr. Courtney Lavigne, DMD, FAGD
Dr. Lavigne is a native of Rhode Island and a graduate of LaSalle Academy in Providence. After finishing high school she received degrees in Biology and Theology from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, where she graduated magna cum laude. She earned her doctorate from the University of Connecticut where she graduated top of her class.
Dr. Lavigne takes between 100-150 hours of continuing education every year. She travels all over the country to keep ahead of the latest techniques in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. She’s committed to giving back to the community and loves to share knowledge with her patients and peers.
In her spare time Dr. Lavigne enjoys spending time with her husband Chris and their dog Lenny. She’s an avid snow-skier and water-skier, a mid-century modern furniture buff, and an interior design enthusiast.
Dr. Lavigne has received the following awards:
- Friends of the School of Dental Medicine Award, awarded to the student judged to be the best all-around in the class
- Academy of General Dentistry Award
- American College of Prosthodontics Award
- Quintessence Award for Restorative Dentistry
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honor Society: inductee of the Phi Chi Chapter
- Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry: award to be presented in July, 2016
- Fellowship in the Pierre Fauchard Academy: elected by her peers in 2012, an award recognizing leaders in the profession of dentistry
Dr. Lavigne is a participating member in the following organizations:
- The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Board member of the New England Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Faculty Club Member of Spear Education: she serves as a contributing author to one of the world’s leading sources of continuing education for dentists
- American Dental Association
- Massachusetts Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry: Fellowship received in 2016
- Mission of Mercy Participant: providing free dental care to the underserved and underinsured; she served on the planning committee as the restorative lead for three consecutive years when the Mission first came to Rhode Island