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Welcome to Melrose Dental Care, Your Dentist in Melrose, MA

Welcome to Melrose Dental Care! We greatly appreciate the opportunity to provide you and your family with the best dental care possible. Each patient at our practice is viewed as a member of our dental family and we thrive on getting to know each patient as individuals and not merely a set of teeth.

At Melrose Dental Care, all the members of our team are committed to your individual attention and strive to provide personalized oral health care tailored for your unique dental needs and goals. We work hard to create the ultimate stress-free and comfortable dental experience. Your health and comfort are our top priorities, and we do what it takes to help every patient understand their symptoms and treatment options in a relaxed office setting.

We also believe that patients should have sufficient information to make educated decisions about their oral health and treatment options. You’ll find all of this important information on our website, including directions to office, service descriptions, patient education resources and more.

We look forward to having you as a patient and thank you for selecting us for your dental care needs. If you haven’t already scheduled your appointment, please give us a call today!

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Primary Location

Monday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

8:00 am-5:30 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

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    Dr. Anca Andronesi
    General Dentist

    Dr. Andronesi graduated with high honors from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, after being trained as a dentist in her native country, Romania. Upon graduation at BU she received the Award for Outstanding Achievement and Excellence in Patient and Practice Management as well as the Award for outstanding promise in the field of Pediatric Dentistry given by American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. For her outstanding results Dr. Andronesi was inducted to Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, which is the organization that represents the highest achievements in dental scholarship, professionalism, and ethics. Dr. Andronesi is currently an active member of the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society. For the last six years Dr. Andronesi practiced dentistry in Massachusetts in Wakefield, Brookline, and Gloucester.

    Dr. Andronesi has focused her practice in general dentistry, using the latest techniques in the dental field to obtain the best outcomes that are tailored for the specific needs of every individual. Her experience lies in performing general treatments, restorative work, Invisalign treatment, root canals, implant restorations, removable dentures while ensuring maximum accuracy and attention to detail. 

    When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Andronesi enjoys gardening, hiking, cooking and spending time with her husband and children.

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    Dr. Nahal Panah
    General Dentist

    Dr. Panah earned her Doctorate in Dental Medicine degree from the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 1994. She is a member of many professional organizations and holds several leadership positions. She is actively involved with the American Dental Association (ADA), Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) where she served on the House of Delegates and was also a Guest Board Member, the East Middlesex District Dental Society where she is currently serving as treasurer and the Tri County Dental Study Club. Dr. Panah regularly attends continuing education courses to learn about the ongoing changes and trends in healthcare and wellness. Outside of work, Dr. Panah enjoys spending time with her family & granddog Cooper and traveling to new destinations.

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    Dr. Mohammad Dashti
    Prosthodontist

    Dr. Dashti is a Board Certified Prosthodontist and an Instructor at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine.

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    Laura A. Maniscalco
    Dental Hygienist

    Laura is a graduate of the 4-year Bachelor of Hygiene Program from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, where she continued on to obtain a Master’s Degree in Dental Hygiene with a concentration in Public Health. She has a passion for promoting oral health, awareness and prevention. She also works as a spinning instructor and enjoys spending time with her sun conure, Petrie.

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    Irene Lomanno
    Dental Assistant

    Irene is a licensed dental assistant with over 20 years of experience. She is OSHA and CPR certified, and she is trained in all aspects of dentistry. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, biking, and spending time with her family.

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    Maryam Daneshvar
    Dental Hygienist

    Maryam graduated from the Dental Hygiene school at Mount Ida College in 2003. She is a licensed dental hygienist, and a member of the Dental Hygiene Association. She focuses on patients periodontal health, and has worked in several periodontal offices. Maryam enjoys volunteering and spending time with her family.

Testimonials

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Dr. Andronesi provided me with excellent care when I needed it the most."
    Jennifer R.
  • "Visiting Melrose Dental Care gives my family and me more reasons to smile."
    The Johnson Family

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