Welcome to Amerident Dental
Our practice is conveniently located in Dracut, Massachusetts and has been serving the Merrimack Valley for over 25 years. Our office has an outstanding Dentist, Terry L. Schrubb, DMD, along with our team of dental professionals and front desk associates who are active in the community. We are dedicated to ensuring a gentle and pleasant and dental experience and excellent patient care in a warm and friendly environment. Our entire team attends continuing education courses throughout the year to keep up with current knowledge, techniques and products that benefit our patients. Our team is committed to your overall health and we are sensitive to your physical and emotional health needs. Our purpose is to provide the highest level of preventive, restorative, and aesthetic care that will enhance our patients’ quality of life and self-image. We believe in cultivating healthy relationships within the community and actively participate in collecting donations for Toys for Tots and volunteering at local Health Fairs, as well as collaborating with healthcare professionals to improve the overall health of people from all walks of life. We welcome your family to become part of our family. We can make you smile at Amerident Dental.
Chantelle Rivera – Receptionist
Chantelle joined our team in March of 2013. She is a graduate of Greater Lowell Technical School and is Certified in CPR on a Healthcare Provider Level and has OSHA training. Chantelle has been working in the dental field since 2009, working in dental offices ranging from General Dentistry to Oral Surgery. In addition, Chantelle has extensive knowledge of dental software, patient treatment plans and a variety of dental insurances. Chantelle is prompt with accommodating patients’ needs, answering questions and she is fluent in both, English and Spanish. Chantelle’s confident personality is the “frosting on the cake” of our practice and is a great asset to our team.
Chantelle resides in Lowell, and is a mother of two exceptional children, Amariah and Janse. During her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, cooking, dancing and taking long walks at the park.
Neisha Lara – Patient Care Coordinator
She has a friendly, energetic, outgoing personality and loves meeting new people. Patients appreciate her cheerful, positive attitude when they speak with her in person or on the phone, especially when they are speaking with her to schedule an appointment. Neisha has worked in the dental field since 2010 and has expertise in people skills in order to satisfy our patients’ needs and making our patients smile truly brings out the joy in her. She also has excellent knowledge of dental software and likes to learn new skills and always strives to grow. Neisha is fluent in both, English and Spanish.
Neisha is an undergraduate attending Northern Essex Community college to further her education in Radiology Technology. Neisha loves to sing and shop in her spare time. She has recently welcomed her bundle of joy, little Miss Niahmialee into the world. She is ecstatic about her new beginnings in her life, especially working with our team and patients.
Shana joined our team in the early summer of 2013. She enjoys meeting new patients and helping them schedule appointments with a smile. She has many skills with Microsoft software, and is always open to learning new techniques, especially with the dental software in the office. Although Shana is new to the dental field, it has truly sparked her interest. Shana is a full time undergraduate student attending Middlesex Community College working hard toward being accepted into the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program, while also completing a minor in Communications. After completing her Associates degree at Middlesex Community College, she intends to further her education and complete her Bachelors degree. Between school and work, Shana’s schedule is busy but she wouldn’t have it any other way because she welcomes challenge and growth on both, personal and professional levels. She couldn’t be happier to start her new journey with the Amerident Team. Patients truly enjoy her caring and cheerful personality when they come in for their visit or when they speak to Shana over the phone to schedule an appointment.
Dr. Schrubb is an outstanding dentist who is friendly, down to earth, and is gifted in his expertise. Just ask someone who has been treated by him!
After fulfilling his military obligations and a tour of duty in Vietnam with the First Marine Division, Dr. Schrubb earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Biophysics at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Shortly thereafter, he attended Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts, where he completed the requirements for his Doctor of Dental Medicine. Dr. Schrubb then entered the Navy Dental Corps as a Commissioned Officer where he was stationed in Okinawa, Japan with the Third Force Service Support Group under General Christmas, USMC. Upon resignation from active duty, he was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal.
Dr. Schrubb has been in private practice at Amerident Dental since 1990 and partipates in many Continuing Education courses and the most recent include Dental Implants and Removable Orthodontics. He has a cheerful personality and thoroughly enjoys coming to work with his patients and team. His patients often express compliments to our team members on how happy they are to have Dr. Schrubb as their dentist. In his free time, Dr. Schrubb likes to spend time with his family and his horses.
Sovanna Sor – Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)
Sovanna is a valued member of our team. In May 2009, Sovanna received her degree in Dental Assisting from Middlesex Community College. She graduated at the top of her class and received a number of awards for her academic excellence. She also attends many Continuing Education Courses to keep up with the current knowledge and to apply the most effective techniques available. Sovanna possesses excellent skills in dental assisting and loves working chairside along with Dr. Schrubb and patients. With an outgoing and “Can Do” attitude, Sovanna fits perfectly as a part of the team.
Sovanna is a mother of two wonderful daughters, Bethany and Elizabella. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her two daughters, sports, listening to music, cooking and exercising.
Alison Jean – Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Alison joined our team in 2002, first as a Dental Assistant and in 2007 she became a Registered Dental Hygienist upon graduating with Honors earning an Associate in Science in Dental Hygiene degree from Middlesex Community College. She also graduated with Honors earning a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree online from the Fones School of Dental Hygiene in May of 2012. Alison also holds an active permit to adminster Local Anesthesia and attends many Continuing Education courses to keep up with the most effective techniques available in patient care and communication. The most recent courses she has attended include Dental Implants, Infection Control and Cavity Prevention.
In addition to her education, Alison serves as Secretary on the Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Dental Hygiene Association (MDHA) and is an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA). Alison writes an article called News Bites in our Pearl E. White’s Newsletter delivered to our patient’s e-mail on a quarterly basis and is also available on our website.
Alison’s friendly and caring personality makes patients feel comfortable even if it has been awhile since their last visit to a dental office. Alison provides thorough, yet gentle care and listens to patients’ concerns in order to ensure a wonderful dental experience. She enjoys getting to know her patients and has a special way of helping patients overcome their dental anxiety. Prior to Alison becoming our team member, she worked as an Administrative Assistant and graduated from Greater Lowell Technical School with a Certificate in Business. Alison grew up in Tyngsboro, MA and currently resides in Nashua, NH. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family and her hobbies include hiking, kayaking, cycling, swimming, music and reading.
Kerry joined our team in 2005 as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She holds an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene, having graduated in 2005 with honors from Middlesex Community College. At Middlesex Community College Kerry was the SADHA President and served as an active member of SADHA (Student American Dental Hygiene Association). After graduating, she obtained a Local Anesthesia Permit and frequently attends many Continuing Education Courses to keep up with current knowledge and apply the most affective techniques available. In addition, Kerry also holds an Associated of Science degree in Medical Assisting, having completed that successfully in 1998. Before joining the Amerident team, she worked for six years as a Certified Medical Assistant putting to use her skills in Obstetrics, Pediatrics and Adult Medicine. Prior to this, Kerry worked for 5 years as a Medical Secretary at the former Saints Memorial Hospital in Lowell.
Kerry helps to educate our patients by publishing the “Kids Corner” article in our Pearl E. White’s Newsletter, which you can find on our website. Here you will find interesting facts and tips for babies, children and adolescent oral health. Recently, she attended continuing education classes for Dental Implants, Cavity Prevention and Oral Pathology. These classes allow her to educate patients on new and existing procedures and screenings that can be used as part of their ongoing treatment.
Kerry has a warm personality and her positive attitude shows through her ability to listen to her patients’ concerns. She enjoys treating children and adults, focusing on providing excellent patient care and a comfortable dental experience. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, children and their dog.