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Assistants

Tatiana Ruas

Dental Assistant Tatiana Ruas brings nearly a decade of dental experience to New England Dental Group. Her certifications include OSHA, CPR, CEREC and radiation control. She is also an expert in the Cubex Inventory System.

Ms. Ruas is fluent in English, Spanish and Portugese and enjoys kickboxing and traveling in her spare time.

Justine Abell

Dental Assistant Justine Abell brings a decade of dental experience to New England Dental Group. She received training at the New England Dental School in Worcester.

Her certifications include CPR, OSFIA, CEREC® and X-ray certified.

Justine currently resides in Lunenburg with her family. She enjoys winter sports, reading, football, camping and bicycling in her spare time.

Tatiana Santos

“We offer solid, dedicated professionalism, and technology second to none!”

With fifteen years of dental experience, Tatiana Santos certifications include OSHA, CPR, CEREC, radiation control, and is an expert in the Cubex Inventory System, and is fluent in both English and Portuguese. She’s been a part of our team since 2001.

Tatiana received her training from Unique Dental Care in Milford, Massachusetts, and at Boston University. Her personal patient care philosophy echoes that of the entire practice: “It’s essential to educate patients on the explicit correlation between oral and overall health.”

When asked why new patients should consider New England Dental Group, Tatiana says: “for the same reasons our current patients keep coming back…solid, dedicated professionalism combined with technology second to none!”

Tatiana is an avid outdoor barbecue fan and spends most of her free time relaxing.

Alicia LaClair

nedg-oct-2013-421-resized“I love to see our patients leave with smiles on their faces!”

Alicia joined our team in 2013, after receiving her diploma from the Porter and Chester Institute. One of her many contributions to the practice is making sure our patient rooms and instruments are impeccably clean and sterile. “That’s important, of course,” she says. “But so is making sure our patients are comfortable. And I enjoy seeing that they are.”

She also recognizes the importance of supporting both the doctors and patients in treatment plans. “I strive to make sure each patient completely understands what is being said and recommended.”

Alicia appreciates the benefits of what she calls our “team effort.” As she puts it: “We’re a friendly group with the best interest of our patients Priority #1. Their trust and confidence in us is taken very seriously.”

After office hours, Alicia appreciates the time she spends with family and friends. She also loves designing and making clothes.

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