Dr. Mundra is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and she has more than 10 years of experience working with children, adults, and families. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Worcester Dental Society, and the Massachusetts Dental Society. Dr. Mundra believes in providing patients in Worcester and Central Mass with the most professional, efficient, and gentle dental care possible. To stay current in an evolving field, Dr. Mundra is committed to continuing her professional education. Dr. Mundra is certified in the prosthetic curriculum of Branemark System dental implants, advanced level composites, and NITI Max rotary endo. Dr. Mundra also participated in a two year intermediate orthodontic program and she is a member of the International Association for Orthodontics – New England Chapter.
Avi Shainhouse, DDS. CAGS.
(Periodontist and Implant Specialist).
Dr. Shainhouse, completed his dental degree at University of Western Ontario in Canada. With 3-year specialty training at New York University, School of Dental Medicine, He started work as a active periodontist who focuses on implant and gum surgery. In addition to practice as a periodontist, Dr. Shainhouse is a staff periodontist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and a clinical instructor at Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, to work with post-graduate dental residents.
As a dental educator and practitioner, Dr. Shainhouse’s work style is: listen carefully, address dental issue specifically,a nd discuss treatment options thoroughly. Because of His specialty experience and sense of humor personality, he made his patients went through their treatment comfortably and relaxed.
Dr.Shainhouse is a diplomat of American Board of Periodontics(Board Certified). A member of American Academy of Periodontology. American Dental Association and Mass Dental Society.
Paul Kaplan D.M.D., M.S.
Endodontist (Root Canal Therapy Specialist)
Dr. Paul Kaplan, or Dr. Root, as is affectionately known in this area, has been practicing as an Endodontist (Root Canal Therapy Specialist) in Massachusetts for over eighteen years. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Dental Medicine, as well as the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. He received his specialty certificate in Endodontics from the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Additionally, while at the University of Buffalo, he was awarded a Masters of Science degree in the Oral Sciences for research he completed in the field of Digital Subtraction Radiography.
Dr. Kaplan has been awarded many honors, including being chosen as American’s Top Dentist in the field of Endodontics for the past 13 years in row. Currently, he runs the Endodontic department and teaches the AEGD residents at U. Mass Memorial Hospital. In addition to treating patients in our dental office, Dr. Kaplan is involved in the academic arena of dentistry as well. Many of his patients make mention of the “special” treatment they receive while under his care, as they are each treated to a cantorial rendition during their visit.
Crony – Lead Dental Assistant
Crony has been with our practice for the longest and has many years experience as a CDA . Crony graduated in 1990 from NECCO , she enjoys interacting with patients and helping us meet all their needs. Away from the office Crony enjoys spending time with her family and reading.
Special Languages: Spanish
Zamira graduated from ACI in 2012 and has been with our office ever since. She loves working with our dentist and staff, as well as helping our patients improve their smile. In her free time Zamira enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.
Special Languages: Albanian and Greek
Holly – Dental Hygienist
Holly graduated in 1997 from Quinsigamond college as a hygienist after being a CDA for prior 8 years. Holly loves being a dental hygienist because she gets to meet new people and help them feel better about their smile. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her two daughters Emily and Abby.
Rita – Front Desk Receptionist
Rita came to our practice in January of 2016 after working for a previous dental office. Rita works hard to help our patients feel comfortable and at ease, while having great attention to detail. She is always working hard to maintain extensive office duties. Away from the office Rita likes spending time with her family.
Special Languages: Italian and Portuguese
Amarilys : Front Desk Receptionist
Amarilys came to our practice in October of 2016 after working for a previous dental office. Amarilys has been working as a front desk receptionist for four years and enjoys every second of it. She makes it easy for our patients to book appointments and make them feel welcomed. In her free time Amarilys enjoys spending time with her two beautiful daughters.
Special Languages: Spanish
Sophanna : Front Desk Receptionist
Sophanna came to our practice in August of 2017 as a front desk receptionist. “One of the most enjoyable aspects of working as an front desk receptionist is working with people. Personal fulfillment comes from providing a valuable dental service while establishing trusting relationships with patients” -Sophanna. In her free time Sophanna enjoys spending time with her son.
Special Languages: Khmeri
Ilda : Front Desk Receptionist
Ilda came to our practice in January of 2015 as a part time front desk receptionist. She is currently attending Emmanuel College as a Biology major with a Pre-Medical track. She loves interacting with patients while maintaining office duties at ease. The most satisfying thing about working with patients is knowing that we are making a huge impact on individuals oral health. In her free time she enjoys going shopping and spending time with family and friends.
Special Languages: Albanian