Welcome to Amerident Dental
Our purpose is to provide the highest level of preventive, restorative, and aesthetic care to enhance our patients’ quality of life and self-image. Our team is committed to your overall health and we are sensitive to your physical and emotional well-being. Our team actively participates in attending continuing education courses to learn about the most recent techniques relevant to our patients’ oral and overall care. We are dedicated to providing excellent treatment with a gentle touch in a comfortable environment.
We will make you smile at Amerident Dental.
As the newest member of our team, joining us in April 2014, Hillary brings with her not only a strong background in the dental field but also extensive experience spanning nearly a decade in Human Resources at local hospitals. Hillary is certified by the American Heart Association in BLS CPR on a Healthcare Provider Level and has taken part in both OSHA and HIPPA training courses. She is graduate of Chelmsford High School and has completed course work at Endicott College. As a seasoned professional working with patients, Hillary has always loved working directly with people to help solve whatever problems or issues that may arise. Her positive demeanor and upbeat attitude never fails to make patients feel comfortable and welcome.
Hillary currently resides in Dracut and is mother to her wonderfully spirited daughter Ella. In her free time, Hillary enjoys working out, watching any New England sports team succeed and challenging herself in her passion of running.
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. She is also Certified in CPR on a Healthcare Provider Level and has completed training in Infection Control and OSHA Compliance. 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.
Dr. Schrubb is an exceptional 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 is Certified in CPR on a Healthcare Provider Level and has completed training in Infection Control and OSHA Compliance. Dr. Schrubb 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.
Dr. Ma is a gentle and caring dentist who loves dentistry and is very happy with her career in dentistry. Dr. Ma graduated from Boston Latin School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Boston University. Upon completing her undergraduate studies, she conducted research at Tufts University, the Broad Institute of Harvard, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Dr. Ma continued her education at Tufts University of Dental Medicine where she was selected to aid other dental students in their didactic and clinical work prior to her graduating with her Doctor of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Ma is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, and the American Association of Women Dentists. She is also CPR Certified on a Healthcare Professional level and has completed training in Infection Control and OSHA Compliance. She enjoyed volunteering in various community Outreach Programs such as the LOTUS Project, Bridges Over Troubled Water Clinic, and Boston Healthcare Homeless Program.
In addition to her current knowledge and love of helping patients improve their dental health, Dr. Ma listens and understands your needs as a patient and provides quality dental care. During her spare time, she enjoys hiking, snowboarding, volleyball, rock climbing, salsa dancing, and reading.
Dr. Danika Crabtree has joined the periodontal team in our practice. The addition of Dr. Crabtree allows our practice to continue to deliver the highest level of comprehensive care to patients in our community. Dr. Crabtree is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, School of Dentistry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She completed her post –graduate periodontal residency also at Nova Southeastern University.Dr. Crabtree is a diplomate of the AmericanAcademy of Periodontology. She received her Bachelor’s degree at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA and after working in the field of Microbiology as a Quality Analyst, she decided to return to dental school. She has been practicing in Florida although she is a native Rhode Islander and is excited to now practice in Massachusetts.
Dr. Crabtree was selected to join our practice because of her exceptional clinical abilities and shared values in patient care and caring. Dr. Crabtree’s enthusiasm and clinical skills make her an ideal practitioner for our community’s periodontal needs. Our team feels privileged to work with Dr. Crabtree and we are confident you will find her warm, experienced and more than capable. She is very excited about the opportunity to provide the best possible care to our community. Dr. Crabtree has had extensive training in dental implants and will be placing implants as well as performing osteotome and lateral wall sinus lifts. As a periodontist, she will bring her esthetic eye to the placement of implants, especially in the maxillary anterior area, the most difficult area to treat. Dr. Crabtree also performs extractions, including third molars, both boney and partially boney impactions. In addition to other periodontal non-surgical and surgical therapy, she is trained to administer Botox and dermal fillers.
We look forward to continuing our valued relationship with you and feel great about this new opportunity to support our patients in an extended capacity. Providing care to our patients is the greatest honor we have professionally and we continue to be committed to meeting your periodontal and clinical standards at the highest level.
Sovanna Sor, 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 is Certified in CPR on a Healthcare Provider Level and has completed training in Infection Control and OSHA Compliance. She 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.
In May 2011, Bridget received her Certificate in Dental Assisting from Middlesex Community College. Bridget successfully passed her Dental Assisting National Board Exam in 2012 making her a Certified Dental Assistant. She also attends many Continuing Education Courses to keep up with the current knowledge and to apply the most effective techniques available. She is certified in CPR on a Healthcare Provider Level and has completed her training in Infection Control and OSHA Compliance and also Radiation Health and Safety in 2012. Bridget has a broad knowledge of dental treatment, experience in multi-specialty procedures, and an eye for detail. Having extensive background in infection control through working in the sterilization area in the hygiene department at Middlesex Community College and has played an important role in the sterilization maintenance at Amerident Dental.
During her free time, Bridget enjoys playing around in prosthetic makeup making Halloween a busy time of year for her. She enjoys being outdoors hiking or going anywhere she can take her Husky mix, Memphis, to play and run. Bridget is also a fan of cooking and trying out different spicy recipes.
Alison Jean, RDH, BS
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.
Currently, she is enrolled in graduate school earning a Masters degree in Healthcare Administration at Rivier University. Alison holds an active permit to adminster Local Anesthesia, is Certified in CPR on a Healthcare Provider Level and has completed training in Infection Control and OSHA Compliance. In addition to her education, Alison serves as Secretary on the Executive Committee of the American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA) Massachusetts.
Alison provides thorough, yet gentle care and listens to patients’ concerns in order to ensure a comfortable dental experience. She has made great strides in contributing her leadership skills within our team. In her free time, she has presented at healthcare organizations and colleges in our community. Alison grew up in Tyngsboro and enjoys spending time with her friends and family, hiking, kayaking, cycling, swimming, music and reading.
Krista joined our team in May of 2014 and is a great addition because of her positive attitude, gentle touch, and enthusiasm for the field of dental hygiene. She graduated from Middlesex Community College with Honors in 2012, earning an Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene. Krista is an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA) and is currently enrolled at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) to obtain her Masters of Science in Dental Hygiene. Krista also holds an active permit to administer Local Anesthesia, is CPR certified on the Healthcare Provider level and completed training in Infection Control and OSHA Compliance.
In addition to Krista’s motivation to continue her education at a clinical and academic level, she is calm, friendly and provides quality care to each and every patient. Krista currently resides in Methuen, where she has lived a majority of her life. In her free time, she enjoys shopping, watching movies, and spending time with her fiance’. Krista looks forward to making some great memories with our team and building rapport with our patients.