Dr. Kelly Bouchard was born and raised in Spencer, Massachusetts. She knew in junior high school that she wanted to be a dentist. In high school she held a job at an orthodontist’s office where she had a very positive experience which encouraged her to pursue her goal of becoming a dentist.
Dr. Bouchard received her B.A. in biology, Magna Cum Laude, from St. Anselm College, Manchester NH in 1998, and she received her D.M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2002. She was inducted into the dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, an award given to the top 10% of the graduating class.
After graduating from dental school Dr. Bouchard began working as an associate, a position she held for 3 years before purchasing her own practice in West Springfield, Massachusetts where she will be celebrating her 13th anniversary in 2018. She’s a member of the Valley District Dental Society and the Massachusetts Dental Society, and has served on both the Women's Leadership Task Force and the Communications Committee for the Massachusetts Dental Society. She has also served as a guest board member for the Massachusetts Dental Society. She is also an active member of the ITI study club and the Spear Study club.
Kelly and her husband Chris live in Sturbridge with their 2 children. When she's not at the office, her kids keep her very busy. She's an avid runner in her free time and enjoys running 5Ks and half marathons. More recently she has completed 2 sprint triathlons.