Dental Staff


Dr. Mahshid Mirghassemi, D.D.S

Prosthodontist in Danvers, MA

Family Dentistry & Prosthodontics

Dr. Mahshid Mirghassemi, D.D.S   Dr. Mahshid Mirghassemi has received her D.D.S from New York University College of Dentistry in 2001 and her advanced degree in the field of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics from TUFTS University School of Dental Medicine in 2004.

   Dr. Mirghassemi was awarded a scholarship for her academic excellence in the field of dentistry while studying at NYU. She spent 1 year working in the Advanced Education for General Dentist clinic at NYU and is a member of OKU dental honor society. Dr. Mirghassemi was also a recipient of Dr. Gersten and Dr. Kriser Award because of her dedication to patient care.

    Dr. Mirghassemi continued her dental education by specializing in the field of Restorative Dentistry, Prosthodontics and cosmetic Dentistry at TUFTS University School of Dental Medicine. She graduated with honors and obtained the highest grade in the written part of the Prosthodontics Board Examination in her class. Dr. Mirghassemi continued her dental education in the field of implantology.

    Dr. Mirghassemi is a faculty of TUFTS University School of Dental Medicine, a member of American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Association, North Shore Dental Society and a member of American College of Prosthodontics. She has published and presented in several dental conferences and discusses complex restoration cases at Spears Study Group with other specialists.

Maryellen Q. Widberg, RDH, BS 

Maryellen Q. Widberg, RDH, BS Maryellen has joined our practice right after she was named the Dental Hygienist of the year by the NSDHA in 2005.  Maryellen is a graduate of Westbrook College and Salem State College and has completed continuing education courses in the field of Dental Hygiene at Middlesex Community College.  She keeps her skills up-to-date by regularly attending Dental Hygiene seminars and conferences.   She has completed her certification in local anesthetic.

Maryellen is an active member of the American Hygienist Association and has acted as the president of the North Shore Dental Hygienist Association.

Maryellen is very passionate about her career as a dental hygienist.  She treats her patients as members of her family and enjoys helping them achieve their optimal oral health.  She is committed to excellence and her motto in life is "Be the Reason Someone Smiles Today". Maryellen's skills and passion in her field ensure that those smiles are returned with a smile.

Marilyn Perry

Marilyn PerryMarilyn has been our office manager for the past 19 years mainly specilizing in dental insurance benefits, claims and reimbursments ensuring that our patients maximize their dental insurance benefits.   Prior to joining the dental industry, Marilyn served in the US Navy that has given her the descipline, compassion and confidence to help our patients with their appointments and getting the best dental treatment. 

Marilyn is a resident of Danvers and a serious runner who ran in Boston Marathon on behalf of Children's Hospital in 2016.

Leila Doucette

Leila Doucette

Leila has a Bachelor and a Master degree in the field of languages from Cultural University of Georgia.  She decided to enter the field fo dentistry as a dental assistant by going through the necessary course work for certification and licensure in the field of dental assistant.  Leila joined our team about 10 years ago and our patients have benefitted from her skills and caring personality. 

Leila has completed her certification in radiology from Boston University Goldman School of Medicine.  She has kept her knowledge in the field of dental assistant up-to-date by regularly taking continuing education classes.  Leila is also CPR certified.

Orsola Gagliardi

Orsola GagliardiOrsola received her dental assistant certification from Middlesex Communoity College and has been in the field of dentistry for more than 20 years.   She remains current with the advances in the field of dental assistant through regular continuing education classes.  Orsola has also proven to be a capable front desk receptionist with great computer skills. 

Orsola is a great addition to our team and we feel our patients will benefit from her skills.

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Office Hours
Monday:8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday:11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 3:00 PM