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Dental AssistantHygienistsExecutive Team
Basel Badawi, D.M.D – Boston, MA Dentist
Dr. Badawi graduated from Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 1994. He maintains a firm commitment to providing patients with only the highest level of care. He offers a variety of restorative and preventative dental accommodations. He specializes in all components of general dentistry, but has a special passion for cosmetic dentistry. Creating smiles that gives his patients much deserved self-confidence and joy is why Dr. Badawi loves his profession.
He leads the CitiDental Boston team and has the respect of the staff and fellow doctors. He is the reason that the CitiDental Boston team is truly special! He was the Chair of the New Dentists Committee for the Massachusetts Dental Society from 2002-2004. He was also named Volunteer Hero of the Massachusetts Dental Society in 2004. In addition, he is a member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, and American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Badawi has received the Sustaining Member of the AACD membership because he has mastered modern cosmetic techniques by passing a written exam and meeting education requirements set by the board.
Chau Hoang, D.M.D, M.P.H – Boston MA Dentist
Dr. Chau Hoang graduated from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1998 and the Harvard School of Public Health. She also possesses a general dental residency degree at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Originally from California, she has been a Boston resident for more than 16 years and has been practicing dentistry for 12+ years. She enjoys creating wonderful smiles for patients of all ages and specializes in smile makeovers, restorative cosmetic tooth-colored fillings, and removable partials and dentures. She is an Invisalign certified provider and is a strong believer in continuing education in advancing her knowledge in the ever changing field of dentistry. She most recently studied the diagnosis and treatment of TMJ at Dawson Academy. She performs care with the utmost consideration for her patients’ comfort, using the most compassionate and gentle approach in her work.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys Boston sports, especially going to a Patriots game.
Olga Spivak, D.M.D – Boston MA Dentist
Dr. Olga Spivak graduated from Boston University School of Dental Medicine where she received her DMD degree with honors. She has also earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree and Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Saint-Petersburg State Medical University in Russia.
Over the course of her career, Dr. Spivak has been passionate when it comes to providing esthetics dentistry and orthodontics. Upon graduating from Boston University, she received the Hanau Excellence in Prosthodontics Award, or the “Best of the Best Award”. She is certified in Invisalign and is currently completing CEREC training.
Dr. Spivak is a highly active member of the community and enjoys giving back to the community. She is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS), and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. She continues to advanced her education courses to build upon her experience and training.
Dr. Spivak holds a personal passion to deliver conservative and aesthetic restorations to achieve an emotional closure and patient’s satisfaction with the treatment.
Krista Stolch, DMD – Boston, MA Dentist
Dr. Stolch graduated from Tufts School of Dental Medicine is a graduate of Tufts School of Dental Medicine where she received her DMD degree. She also holds a bachelor of science honors degree in Life Science from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. Following graduation, Dr. Stolch practiced in the Woburn and Peabody, MA areas.
Dr. Stolch is a member of the American Dental Association and Massachusetts Dental Society.
She spent most of her years in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and has resided in the Boston area for the past 8 years. When she finds the time, she enjoys traveling, taking in a Boston sports game, or spending time with her friends.
Dr. Melissa Parsa, D.M.D
Dr. Melissa Parsa grew up in Massachusetts, where she graduated from Northeastern University earning her Bachelor of Science in Biology and in addition, her Doctorate in Dental Medicine, Magna Cum Laude from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Before pursuing her dream of being a dentist, Dr. Parsa has been involved in many training courses and entry-level positions in all aspects of dentistry. She is dedicated to providing the best care possible and actively participates in continuing education courses to supplement her experience. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Iranian Women Dental Network, and an annual attendee of the Yankee Dental Congress.
Dr. Parsa is consistently committed to patient comfort. She is always listening, honest, and gentle in her approach. In addition, her patients always feel comfortable, confident, and at ease under her care. Even patients with a history of anxiety leave the office feeling happier about their smile.
After spending the past year in Washington D.C., she is excited to continue her career back in Boston. She is passionate about traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Nathalie Gal, D.M.D – Boston, MA Dentist
She began her professional career in Florida where she practiced general and restorative dentistry.
Dr. Gal joined the CITIDental team in 2015; her focus is to deliver a seamless experience for our patients, and making them feel comfortable at all times.
Dr. Gal has an international background, born in Israel and raised in Paris, she believes that all people smile in the same language.
She is a member of the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics, American Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, Florida Dental Association and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity.
In her spare time, she likes exploring new countries and learning new cultures.
Dr. Matthew Cronan, D.M.D – Boston, MA Dentist
Dr. Matthew Cronan graduated from the University of Maine School of Biology and Ecology and University of Maine Honors College with a major in Biology. He then went on to earn his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He believes that it is very important to not only provide the highest level of dental care in a clinical setting, but to have an impact on the community.
Dr. Cronan has provided outreach dentistry to islanders on the coast of Maine, he provided a free day of dental services with Dentistry from the Heart, and has worked with the TeamSmile at the annual Yankee Dental Conference providing care to elementary students from Dorchester and Roxbury.
During his free time, Dr. Cronan enjoys being active and loves hiking, biking, and paddle boarding during his spare time. As a member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, he stays up-to-date on current dental techniques with a variety of continuing education courses.
– It is beyond imagination how much of a difference a smile can make. Never hesitate to share a smile with those around you and if you are lucky, they will share one back.
Dr. Jasmine Jenkins, DMD, CAGS
Providing top quality care and a comfortable dental experience to all of her patients is Dr. Jasmine Jenkins’ top priority.
Hidetada Moroi, D.M.D. – Boston Specialist in Periodontics
Dr. Moroi is a 1990 graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and in 1995 he received his Certificate in Advanced Education Program in Periodontology from Tufts University. He is on the staff of 3I, Implant Innovations, Inc. in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He performs all periodontal and implant surgeries for the CITIDental Boston Team in Boston. He has published numerous articles in trade journals and presents at several dental seminars.
Colleen Shea, D.M.D, D.M.Sc. – Boston Specialist in Periodontics
Dr. Shea is a 1997 graduate of Harvard School of Dental Medicine where she received a Doctorate of Dental Medicine, a Certificate for Graduate Training in Periodontology, and in 2001 she received a Doctorate of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology. During her post-doctoral studies, she received the prestigious Dentist Scientist Award from the National Institutes of Health and conducted research on bone metabolism at Boston’s Children’s Hospital and Boston University School of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedics. Dr. Shea is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Her memberships include the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, and the American Academy of Periodontology.
Dr. Shea specializes in all aspects of periodontal treatment, including scaling and root planing, gingival grafts, periodontal surgery, and dental implants. She is passionate about educating her patients on the importance of periodontal health.
Thomas R. Ollerhead, D.M.D – Boston Specialist in Endodontics
Dr. Thomas R. Ollerhead received his Bachelor’s of Dental Surgery from the University of London and his Licentiate Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1974. After completing a Residency at King’s College Hospital in London, he practiced dentistry in the United Kingdom, Kenya and Saudi Arabia for a period of 10 years.
In 1994 he moved to Boston and attended Boston University’s Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry where he received his certificate of advanced graduate studies in Endodontics in 1996. During this time he also completed his DMD from Boston University.
In 1996 he became the Director of Pre-Doctoral Endodontics at Boston University. During this time he worked part time in private practice. In 2001 he became the Clinical Director of Post-Doctoral Endodontics at Boston University. Dr. Ollerhead has been a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics since 2001. He has published numerous articles in professional journals and has lectured extensively around the world on the topic of Endodontics. Dr. Ollerhead is an active member of American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, and Massachusetts Dental Society and is the current President of the Massachusetts chapter of the American Association of Endodontists.
Dr. Ollerhead lives in Westwood MA, with his wife Jane and their three children.
Khaled Seifelnasr, DDS – Specialist in Endodontics
Dr. Seifelnasr AKA Dr.Safe had an interesting diverse upbringing which allowed him to explore multiple parts of the world. He grew up in Greece, England and finally Egypt, where he completed his initial dental school training followed by a masters in endodontics. He then decided to reunite with his family in the United States and pursued an American dental degree from New York University College of Dentistry. After that, he decided to specialize, once again in my favorite dental specialty which is endodontics. He obtained his certificate in endodontics as well as his masters from West Virginia University. Dr.Seifelnasr is married and is blessed with three beautiful children. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, playing with his children and volunteering in schools to teach children how to take care of their teeth.
Dr. Seifelnasr’s passion for endodontics is because he believes that nothing could replace a patients original tooth, simply nature gave us something precious to look after and keep, his goal is to utilize our latest technological advancements and strongest scientific evidence to save his patients teeth and provide his patients with a pleasant and relaxing experience.
Director of Development and Marketing
Inas Alawam, Director of Development and Marketing
Inas has joined Citidental team as the Director of Development and Marketing. Inas holds a Masters degree in Financial Risk Management from Brandeis University and a B.S. in Business Marketing. Inas enjoys utilizing her expertise in strategic planning and working on various programs and systems to insure continuous improvement and consistency in delivering excellent value in dental care to our valued patients.
Chief Financial Officer
Basel Alseori, Chief Financial Officer
Basel Joint CitiDental team in 2015 bringing with him over 9 years experience of financial experience developed in International Non Government Organization (NGO), and the Banking sector. Basel directs, supervises and coordinates CitiDental group Financial activities.
Stephanie McArdle, R.D.H. – Head Dental Hygienist
Stephanie received her degree in dental hygiene from the only dental hygiene school in the state of New Hampshire, NHTI Concords Community College. She also holds her permit to administer local anesthesia. Stephanie started her dental career in 2007 as a dental assistant. She is very personable and her chair side manner will make your dental experience an enjoyable one. She is currently an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. Her interests outside of the office include running and spending time with family and friends.
Natalia Liberman, R.D.H.
Natalia earned her degree in Dental Hygiene from Mount Ida College. She has worked in the field of periodontal and general and cosmetic dentistry for over 6 years. Natalia joined CitiDental in 2016. She is originally from Russia where she worked in the fields of ob/gyn and internal medicine for many years.
Natalia is committed to patient education in all areas of oral health, helping them to develop stable oral hygiene habits that will prevent dental and periodontal disease.
In her free time, Natalia enjoys spending time with her family, yoga, pilates, swimming, and reading.
Constance Conni Perry, R.D.H.
R.D.H. Connie earned her Bachelor Degree in Dental Hygiene from the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at MCPHS University in December 2014. She also has a permit to administer local anesthesia. Connie started working in the dental field in 2012 as a Dental Assistant before going to hygiene school. Connie is very passionate about providing the best care possible to make your dental experience as good as possible. She is committed to providing comprehensive individualized care and oral health education to her patients. She is dedicated to continuing her education allowing her to provide the highest level of care with the latest techniques and protocols.
Prior to entering the dental field Connie worked as an Exercise Physiologist and lacrosse coach after receiving her Bachelors of Science in Exercise and Sport Science from Fitchburg State University in 2011.
Connie grew up just north of Boston where she currently resides. In her free time she enjoys playing sports and spending time with her friends and family.
Erin Brady, R.D.H.
Erin is originally from the Boston area. She obtained her Bachelors
Degree in Dental Hygiene as well as her permit to administer local
anesthesia from the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at MCPHS
University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Saint
Josephs College of Maine.
In addition to her experience as a Dental Hygienist, Erin has
many years of experience working in the dental field. Her passion
for this field gives her the ability to administer high quality
dental care. Her kind and caring personality will make your dental
visit a very pleasant experience.
In her spare time, Erin loves to spend time with family and
friends. She also enjoys traveling, swimming, skiing and cooking.
Rachel Prior, R.D.H
Rachel received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from the University of New England in Portland, Maine. She also holds her license to administer local anesthesia. Rachel has a passion for learning about the dental field and is committed to making patients feel comfortable and confident in their smiles! In her spare time you can find her hiking & camping with her family, exploring beautiful Boston or cracking open a good book.
Nathalia Mota, R.D.H
Nathalia received her degree in Dental Hygiene and her permit to administer Local Anesthesia from Middlesex Community College in 2015. She graduated with Honors as a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society and was the recipient of the Dental Hygiene Award for Academic Excellence.
She enjoys all aspects of the profession, from getting to know her patients, to educating them on home care and overall oral health. She is very caring and strives to make your visit a pleasant experience.
Nathalia is an active member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. In her free time, she enjoys dancing and spending time with friends and family.
Trisha Caruso, R.D.H.
Trisha received her degree in dental hygiene from Mount Ida College in 2007. She also holds her license to administer local anesthesia. Prior to pursuing a career in dental hygiene, Trisha graduated the Northern Essex Community College dental assisting program in 2000. She enjoyed her years as a dental assistant and continues to remain current with her Dental Assisting National Board certification. Trisha is passionate about continuing education and is an active member of the American Dental Hygienists Association
Trisha has a calm and comforting chairside manner and enjoys getting to know her patients and their needs individually. She is passionate about patient education and helping people understand the importance of their oral health.
When Trisha is not providing quality care to her patients she enjoys being a mom, spending time with friends and family, and traveling.
Daniela Silva, RDH
Daniela earned her Bachelor’s degree from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at MCPHS University in December of 2014. She also holds her permit to administer local anesthesia. Daniela’s goal is to make her patients feel as comfortable as possible while in her chair.
She is very passionate on educating patients in the importance of good oral hygiene and is always excited to see their progress as time goes by. She is fluent in both English and Portuguese and is able to communicate with her patients in Spanish. In her spare time she enjoys to spend time out in the sun with her family and friends and is always exploring new places.
Jessica L. Dockrey, RDH, BSDH
Jessica received her Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University in 2015. She is licensed as a Hygienist as well as licensed to administer local anesthesia. She was the recipient of the Colgate Student Total Achievement Recognition Award in 2015 for her exemplary performance and compassion for patient care.
Prior to earning her degree as a Hygienist, Jessica was a Military Police Officer in the US Army and a Nuclear Security Systems Tester at various sites throughout the country.
When she is not providing award winning patient care, she can be found playing soccer for a women’s soccer league, traveling with her daughter, or hiking with her dog.
Pamela Martinez, Office Manager
Pam joined the CitiDental team in 2013 and brings over 4 years of dental assisting experience with her. She is Radiology Certified, CPR certified and Osha certified. She loves watching a patient smile transform and will make your visit a pleasant experience with her quiet, calming, nature. In her free time, she mentors the youth at her Church and loves spending time with her family.
Katherine Abrego, Office Manager
Katherine Abrego has been a part of CitiDental since the Spring of 2014 and is part of the front desk team for CitiDental Tremont. She facilitates patient-office interactions such as welcoming patients, treatment planning, patient accounts, making financial arrangements, and insurance coordination for the office. In her free time, she loves
spending time with her daughter.
Caryn Christian, Office Manager
Caryn joined citidental in April of 2015 bringing with her 8 years of experience in the dental field. She graduated from University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2010, with a degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology. She continued with her career in dentistry because she enjoys helping people have happy and healthy smiles. She specializes in helping patients understand and utilize their dental benefits to the fullest. Outside of work she enjoys watching the Bruins, spending time with friends, and especially her cat, Len.
Caitlyn Huynh, Office Manager
Caitlyn Joint CitiDental Team in 2015 she is an expert when it comes to dental insurance and she has been in the dentistry field for over 8 years.
She enjoys everything she do from interacting with insurance companies to scheduling patients. There are endless things to learn in the dental field,
and I enjoy every moment of it and I hope to learn many more for many more years to come.
Zantia L.Martinez, Front Office
Zantia is one of the many friendly faces of CitiDental Tremont. She began working in the dental field in 2009. The experience has made her come to love the field of dentistry. She hopes to share and educate others on the importance of a healthy smile. Outside of work she spends her time getting to know the city of Boston as she just recently moved from New York. She looks forward to learning more about its history and of course all the go to spots of our city.
Yesenia Jessie Ortolaza, Patient Coordinator
Jessie graduated in Medical Assisting in 2006 but found working in
dental customer service and wanting to make people smile was her
passion. She is one of the many friendly faces of the CitiDental Boston
team and is always ready to make your visit a positive one. Our patients
can feel confident and relaxed knowing the care they receive is the
finest possible. She enjoys country music and spending time with her
family and friends.
Melissa Garcia, Patient Coordinator
Melissa finds her pleasure in taking care of patients needs as they were her own. She is an expert in all aspects of dental insurance and she helps coordinate all of patients scheduling with our office and with that of our referral specialists.
Away from the office she enjoys traveling and reading.
Catalina Gomes, Dental Assistants
Catalina joined the CitiDental team in 2012 and brings with her over
10 years of dental experience with her. She is certified in Radiology,
CPR, and Osha Compliance. She brings a smile to each and every patient
and makes their visit a wonderful one. She is a new mom to her first
baby and loves spending time with her husband and son.
Jennifer Martinez, Dental Assistants
Jennifer has been a dental assistant for 4 years since graduating
from The Everest Institute. She joined the CitiDental Boston team in
2012. I can truly say that I love being a part of such a
great practice . It is exciting for me to be with an office committed to
providing the best and most up to date technology and services available
to our patients. I not only enjoy dental assisting, but also getting to
know our patients and making sure they have a pleasant visit.
On a more personal note, I enjoy living and having fun in this amazing
city but I most enjoy my time with my family and friends, especially my
Paola Gomez, Dental Assistant
Paola has been with CitiDental since spring of 2015. She Completed her certification in Dental Assisting in 2013,and is Radiology, and CPR certified.
Paola is passionate about the Dental field, and watching her patients leave CitiDental with a transformed smile is what she loves most about her job.
Lindsey Gresco, Dental Assistant
Lindsey joined CitiDental team in 2015 bringing with her over 11 years of dental assisting experience.
She was formally trained in the United States Air Force as a Dental Technician in 2004; She has worked in non-profits, pediatrics, and private practices.
She is CPR/AED certified, OSHA compliant, and Radiology certified. I truly care about people, and helping them smile is the biggest reward. In my spare time I like to play basketball, and hike.
Wendy Chacon, Dental Assistant
Wendy has been at Citi Dental since fall of 2015. She received her certification in Dental Assisting in May.
She had the privilege to Student Ambassador in Lincoln Technical School. She is CPR
and Radiology certified.
She enjoys all aspects of the profession, from getting to know her patients, to educating them on procedure to be done. She is very caring and strives to make your visit a pleasant experience.
Wendy enjoys dancing and spending time with friends and family.