Meet Our Newton, MA Dental Team
Camila has six years of experience in dentistry, first joining our team four years ago. She attended Framingham State University. Her favorite part of her job is the other staff members and the valuable experience she’s receiving in this field.
Camila is from Brazil, where most of her family still lives besides her mom. Outside of work, her hobbies including going to the beach, traveling, and listening to music. She also loves dogs!
Margarita first joined the Newton Smile Centre team two years ago and has three years of general dental world experience overall. She has her Master of Science in Advertising and Marketing Communications from Don State Technical University, as well as her Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University. Her favorite part of her work is communicating with people and being able to help them address their dental needs.
Margarita is originally from Rostov-on-Don, Russia, and her family consists of her mother, father, grandmother, and one cousin. Her hobbies outside of the office include studying psychology, going to the gym, reading literature, and drawing. She is fluent in both Russian and English and is currently learning Italian.
Zara has two years of dental experience so far, first joining our practice a year ago. She attended Mount Ida College and loves being able to work in such a great, diverse environment.
Originally from Leominster, Zara has a caring family who wants to see her achieve her goals. In her free time, she enjoys running and reading. She speaks three languages.
Ryana is originally from Brazil, first coming to the United States in 1995. She first joined the Newton Smile Centre team five years ago and has 17 years of experience in the dental field at large. She attended Quinsigamond Community College. She loves the patients she treats and the other staff members too – they’re all just like family!
Ryana has been married for seven years and has a dog named Pepi. Outside of work, she enjoys going out with friends, dancing, and learning about interior design.
Jerri Ana first joined our team one year ago and has 10 years of experience in dentistry overall. She received her education from the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. She is also trained in local anesthesia. Her favorite part of her job is getting to meet new people every day!
Originally from Quincy, Jerri Ana has a very tight-knit family. Her hobbies include going out to dinners, spending time with friends, and experiencing new things. She speaks Cape Verdean Creole and loves dogs.
Lead Dental Assistant
Marinila has been working in the dental world for 16 years now, first joining Newton Smile Centre five years ago. She attended college in the Dominican Republic for one year before moving to the dental assisting program at the Bryman Institute. She has also attended the radiology certification program at Boston University, additional education in cosmetic and esthetic dentistry at the Nash Institute for Dental Learning, and SPR and ESL certification courses at Beverly Community College. She loves working with people!
Marinila was originally born in the Dominican Republic. Today, she lives in Lynn, MA. She comes from a music-loving family and is also enjoys buying new shoes. She speaks both Spanish and English.
Mercedes is a relatively new member of our staff, and she has two years of dental world experience. Originally from Salem, she attended Salem State University before pursuing her dental education at Porter and Chester Institute. She is also certified in radiology, CPR, and ZOOM! Whitening. She loves the environment at Newton Smile Centre, as well as the amazing patients!
Mercedes and her family love to party, and her other hobbies include shopping, traveling, and going to the gym. She actually used to be a gymnast and dreamed of going to the Olympics someday.