Dr. Paul Dobrin is a 1992 graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and has been practicing at Dental Arts for over twenty years. He earned his undergraduate degree at Adelphi University on Long Island, NY. He is an active member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and is a certified Preferred Provider of Invisalign clear braces. He participates in an intern-teaching program for first-year dental students through the Boston University Goldman School of Dental medicine.
When he’s not doing dentistry, Dr. Dobrin enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He is a physical fitness enthusiast, an inept but hopeful gardener, and loves to travel.
Dr. Ramesh Izedian is a 1992 Graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He grew up in Canada, and received his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Izedian’s passion for dentistry is evident all over our office: his enthusiasm for learning new technologies and incorporating new science into our practice has resulted in our acquiring much of the state-of-the-art equipment we use regularly.
Dr. Izedian is a strong believer in continuing education, and attends the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL, and LVI Global in Las Vegas, NV. In partnership with the Diamond Vocational School in Fall River, he offers students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a dental practice. He participates in an intern-teaching program for first-year dental students through the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. He is a member of the American Dental Association and Massachusetts Dental Society.
Dr. Izedian is married and has two sons. He can often be found on the soccer field on weekends coaching his son’s team.
Dr. Jawad Shakarchi is a Michigan native and a 1997 graduate of the University of Detroit-Mercy Dental School, where he received high honors. Dr. Shakarchi spends part if his week practicing dentistry in Cape Cod as well as at our Somerville office.
Dr. Shakarchi has taken hundreds of hours of continuing education courses, and his focus is in implant dentistry and cosmetic dental treatments.
Dr. Young Ah Choi is a 2011 graduate of Boston University School of Dental Medicine. She earned her undergraduate degree for Health Science at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. She is an active member of the Massachusetts Dental Society and the American Dental Association. She enjoys interacting with both pediatric and adult patients, and is skilled in all aspects of general dentistry. Dr. Choi places an emphasis on functional and esthetic dentistry.
When she is not working, Dr. Choi enjoys her regular exercise routines. She loves traveling all over the world with her family whenever possible.
Dr. Helga Idrizi is a graduate of Boston University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her degree in the Advanced Standing Program with high honors. She was born and raised in Albania, where she graduated from the University of Tirana School of Dental Medicine. She practiced in Albania before moving to the United States. In 2002 she arrived in Massachusetts and continued her studies.
Dr. Idrizi is an is an active member of the Massachusetts Dental Society and the American Dental Association. She practices all aspects of dentistry and enjoys working with both adult and pediatric patients.
In her free time, Dr. Idrizi loves spending time with her family, and doting on her little morkie (dog) Gucci.
Dr. Alan Tang graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Dentistry, and received his post-graduate training in endodontics at Boston University. There, he earned a Masters degree in Science for his research in bone engineering. His did his undergraduate work at the University of California, San Francisco, where he received a bachelor’s degree in microbiology.
Dr. Tang’s interests are in bone biology and immunology. He has published many journal articles and has received grants and a fellowship for his research. In his free time, Dr. Tang enjoys playing tennis and jogging along the Charles River.
Dr. Zeina Nseir is a graduate of the University of Montreal School of Dental Medicine where she received her D.M.D. degree in 2009. She completed a residency training, earning her post-doctoral degree in Periodontics (CAGS) from the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She also obtained a Masters of Science (MSc) in Dentistry and Oral Biology from the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at Boston University. Prior to her dental school education, Dr. Nseir attended the University of Montreal School of Nursing, where she received her degree.
She is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, and the Massachusetts Dental Society. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Nseir has a vast experience in the field of Periodontology, in which she applies cutting-edge technology in the management of complex and advanced gum diseases. Other areas of her surgical practice include maxillary sinus elevations, bone augmentation procedures, gum graft surgeries and placement of dental implants.
Dr. Nseir enjoys playing a myriad of sports and is an active runner. She also enjoys playing the piano.
Bernadette McCauley, R.D.H., B.S.D.H. graduated with honors from the Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists with an associate degree in Allied Health. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Bridgeport. She is currently working toward earning her Masters in Dental Hygiene and hopes to become an instructor to new dental hygiene students while continuing her work in the practice. Bernadette has introduced many improvements to our protocol from her regular review of new research and product improvements.
Bernadette is a sports fanatic, and an especially huge Red Sox fan. As soon as the weather permits, she ditches the car and rides her bicycle to work
Katie Parsons, R.D.H., graduated in 2005 from the Bryman Institute with a certificate in dental assisting, and in 2010 decided to further her education and pursue her dream of being a dental hygienist. She graduated with honors from Middlesex Community College with an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is licensed to administer local anesthesia. Katie enjoys meeting new people and connecting both personally and professionally with her patients. When she is not in the office, she is happiest spending time with her family and friends and going on adventures with her puppy, Rocky.
Audrey Kelley, R.D.H., graduated in 2012 with honors from Middlesex Community College with an Associate of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She is licensed to administer local anesthesia. Audrey is currently our social media coordinator, creating in-house videos both fun and educational on our Facebook and Instagram accounts. She personalizes every appointment with the “patient’s choice” of music for a relaxed atmosphere. In her spare time she enjoys trying new restaurants, spending time with friends and maintaining her fitness. Come meet her!
Flo Ingwerson– Business and Bookkeeping Manager
Tiara Santos– Office Manager
Keyarra Jones– Financial Coordinator
Gabriella Dalponte– Insurance Coordinator
Sarah Almeida– Scheduling Coordinator