Our Dental Team
The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Marketing and Development Director
Dr. Badawi is a 1994 graduate of Boston University School of Dental Medicine. He is committed to providing his patients with only the best care possible and offers a variety of restorative and preventative dental services. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but his passion is Cosmetic Dentistry. Creating smiles that gives his patients much deserved self-confidence and joy is why Dr. Badawi loves his profession.
He is the leader of the CitiDental Boston team and greatly admired and respected by his entire team. He is the reason that the CitiDental Boston team is truly unique! Dr. Badawi was the Chair of the New Dentists Committee from 2002-2004 for the Massachusetts Dental Society and was named the Volunteer Hero of the Massachusetts Dental Society, 2004. He is an active member many organizations including American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, The 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.
Dr. Olga Spivak graduated with Honors from Boston University School of Dental Medicine where she received her DMD degree. She also holds her bachelor of science degree and DDS degree form Saint- Petersburg State Medical University, Russia.
Throughout her career path her passion has beenesthetics dentistry and orthodontics. Upon her graduation from Boston University she received the Hanau Excellence in Prosthodontics Award“Best of the Best Award”. She is an Invisalign certificated dentist with affinity for dental innovation and CEREC training. Dr. Spivak has been an active member of the community and enjoys giving back to people. She is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternitywhere sheconstantlyparticipatesin continuing education courses to enhance her knowledge and training.
Dr. Spivak holds a personal passion to deliver conservative and aesthetic restorations to achievean emotional closure and patient’s satisfaction with the treatment.
Dr. Chau Hoang is a
1998 graduate of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and also a graduate of the Harvard School of Public Health. She also obtained a general dental residency degree at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital located in Boston, Massachusetts. Although a transplant from California, she has resided in Boston for 16 years and has been practicing dentistry in private practice for over 12 years. She has been creating smiles for people of all ages and enjoys and all aspects of dentistry, including smile makeovers, restorative cosmetic tooth colored fillings, and removable partials and dentures. She is an Invisalign certified provider. She is a strong believer in continuing education in advancing her knowledge in the ever changing field of dentistry. Her most recent study has been in the diagnosis and treatment of TMJ at the Dawson Academy. Her compassion and gentle touch will put you at ease for any dental procedure you may need.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys Boston sports, especially going to a Patriots game.
Dr. Stolch 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.
Her professional memberships include the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society.
She grew up in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and has been living in Boston for the past 8 years. In her spare time she can be found traveling, at a Boston sports game or spending time with friends.
Dr. Melissa Parsa was born and raised in Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Northeastern University and earned her Doctorate in Dental Medicine, Magna Cum Laude, from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Prior to becoming a dentist, Dr. Parsa spent many years shadowing and assisting in all aspects of dentistry. Dedicated to providing the best care possible to her patients, she actively enrolls in continuing education courses to advance her knowledge. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Iranian Women Dental Network and a yearly attendee of the Yankee Dental Congress.
Dr. Parsa ensures patient comfort by always listening, being honest and very gentle with every patient. It is very important to her that her patients always feel confident and at ease when under her care. Even the most anxious patients leave the office happy!
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 is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University School of Dental Medicine, in Fort-Lauderdale, FL. 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 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.
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Dr. Jenkins is a California native and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology from UCLA. Dr. Jenkins then moved to New England where she received her Doctor ofDental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2015. She completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program in 2016 at Boston University, where she was awarded the Clinical Excellence Award.
Providing top quality care and a comfortable dental experience to all of her patients is Dr. Jasmine Jenkins' top priority.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marketing and Development Director
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.
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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
Jenny earned her Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene from the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at MCPHS University in December 2016. Prior to dental hygiene school, she also earned a Bachelors Degree in Biology from UMass Amherst.
After being a dental assistant and secretary for two years, she furthered her passion for the dental field by becoming a hygienist. She also holds her permit to administer local anesthesia to provide her patients with maximum comfort.
In her free time, Jenny enjoys spending time with her friends and family, cooking as well as eating, crocheting, and taking her dog on adventures.
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.
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 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 is one of the many friendly faces of CitiDental South Boston. 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.
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.
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 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 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.