Meet our Doctors & Team

Advanced Oakdale Dental with the vision of creating a dental practice that treats every patient with dignity and first-rate care. The office staff are highly-trained and exceptionally friendly. We understand that for many, visiting a doctor can be a stressful experience. Our comfortable surroundings and compassionate dental professionals will ease your fears.

Meet The Dentists

TUAN DO, DDS

Dr. Tuan Do earned an accelerated six-year Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University Missouri-Kansas City. Dr. Do was one of the 25 candidates in the country who was accepted into this advanced program. There he earned Chancellor's Non-Resident BA/DDS Scholarship for six consecutive years, finalist for table clinic competition, and American Academy of Dental Practice Administration; recognition for excellence and academic achievement during dental education in dental practice administration.

After graduation, Dr. Do was accepted into a prestigious general dental residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital, New Jersey where he became a chief resident in the program. Dr. Do was trained with the latest technology in cosmetic dentistry, advanced medicine, and complicated full mouth reconstruction under world renowned doctors.

Dr. Do enjoys treating patients and taking care of them like family. Dr. Do is a proud member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Association, and South Shore Dental Association. In his free time he enjoys working out, watching sports and trying different restaurants in Boston.

CASSANDRA NGUYEN, DMD

Dr. Cassandra Nguyen has deep root in Boston. She graduated from Boston Latin School before earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Tufts University. Being awarded with Tufts Merit Scholarship for advanced academic standing, Dr. Nguyen continued her education and graduated with a degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine from Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine.

Throughout her dental career, Dr. Nguyen delivered free dental care to the special needs patients at Fernald Development Center, the underserved population at Neighborhood Health Center, nursing home residents at Laboure Center and also children from the Quincy Elementary School. Dr. Nguyen had previously worked in California with an emphasis in cosmetic. Grew up in Milton, MA, Dr. Nguyen ultimately settled down in Massachusetts and does a wide range of dentistry, from comprehensive to cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Nguyen is known to have a very positive attitude and compassion for dentistry. She will always greet you with a smile and listen to your specific concerns. She will educate you about your oral health and our latest technologies and products so you can make the most confident and cost effective decisions. Dr. Nguyen will deliver highest quality dentistry to you as if you are one of her family members. Dr. Nguyen is an active member of Massachusetts Dental Society, American Dental Association, South Shore Dental Association. Her hobbies include traveling, dining and home decorating.

THOMAS OLLERHEAD, DMD - SPECIALIST IN ENDODONTICS

Dr. Thomas R. Ollerhead received his Bachelor's of Dental Surgery from the University of London and his Licentiate Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1974. After completing a Residency at King's College Hospital in London, he practiced dentistry in the United Kingdom, Kenya and Saudi Arabia for a period of 10 years.

In 1994 he moved to Boston and attended Boston University's Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry where he received his certificate of advanced graduate studies in Endodontics in 1996. During this time he also completed his DMD from Boston University.

In 1996 he became the Director of Pre-Doctoral Endodontics at Boston University. During this time he worked part time in private practice. In 2001 he became the Clinical Director of Post-Doctoral Endodontics at Boston University.

Dr. Ollerhead has been a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics since 2001. He has published numerous articles in professional journals and has lectured extensively around the world on the topic of Endodontics.

Dr. Ollerhead is an active member of American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, and Massachusetts Dental Society and is the current President of the Massachusetts chapter of the American Association of Endodontists.


Dr. Susan Han - Endodontist :

After living in Brookline for four years during her graduate studies at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine cum laude in 2003, Dr. Han went on to complete her endodontic training at the prestigious I.N. and Sally Quartararo department of endodontics at the New York University College of Dentistry. During her studies in dental school, Dr. Han collaborate with Dean Michael Alfano on important public health research. Their efforts culminated in a first authorship publication in the Journal of the American Dental Association (J Am Dent Assoc, Vol 134, No 6, 745-752. 2003). On a separate occasion, Dr. Han was one of five dental students honored to give an oral presentation of her research at the 2002 International Association of Dental Research in San Diego.In addition to practicing in two of the most well-regarded private practices in Manhattan for five years, Dr. Han received a dual faculty appointment from the NYU College of Dentistry as well the Endodontic department of Montefiore Medical Center, where she mentored post graduate dental students. She is a member of good standing with the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontics, the Massachusetts Dental Society and the Metropolitan District Dental Society. When not in the office, Dr. Han enjoys spending time with her family. Her husband Ray, himself a graduate of Harvard College as well as Harvard Medical School, is an attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital in the department of Interventional Radiology. They have two beautiful, energetic children, Joie and Ryan.


Dr Giac Dang - Periodontist:

Dr. Dang graduated at the top of his high school class in Dracut, MA in 2003. He earned a B.A. degree with honors from Tufts University and thereafter advanced his education at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2007. At Tufts Dental, Dr. Dang received multiple scholarships and honors including recognition for his achievements on the national board examinations. After receiving his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2011, Dr. Dang decided to specialize in Periodontics to further his training on complex dental implant procedures, bone augmentation, and soft tissue grafting techniques. He graduated in June 2014 with a certificate in Periodontology from Tufts University School of Dental medicine and is happy to be returning to Boston to practice periodontics. As a specialist, Dr. Dang strives for perfection in his work (periodontal, regenerative, and implants) and loves interacting with and helping his patients. He is proud to be recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Dang is an avid Boston sports fan, especially the Patriots! He enjoys exploring Boston and all that New England has to offer.


Meet The Dental Hygienists

Pamela- RDH

Pamela earned her degree in Dental Hygiene from the Forsyth College in 2002. She also holds a permit to administer local anesthesia. With more than fourteen years of clinical experience, she specializes in maintaining patientsí oral hygiene and educating them the meaning of gum disease and its prevention and treatments. As a proud Dedham resident, she is committed to provide high standard of care and comfortable relaxing experience. Pam enjoys spending family time with her active two boys.


Amanda - RDH

As a recent addition to our team, Amanda has more than twelve years of experience in the dental field starting as an assistant in 2004. In 2012 Amanda graduated as president of her class from the Dental Hygiene program at BCC. In 2015 she fulfilled the requirements to become a Public Health Hygienist. She knew from a young age that dental was her calling. With a true passion for the career, she makes sure each patient is treated with high standard of care and all questions relating to gum's disease, prevention and treatments are answered. Because of her enthusiasm and amiable personality, both her colleagues enjoy working with her and patients look forward to their six month check up. She enjoys spending her free time with her family outdoors if possible.


Lunie - RDH


 


Paige Ferrara- RDH

Paige started her dental profession in 2010 doing dental assisting. Because of her love and passion for the field, she advanced her career and earned her Associates in Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Bristol Community College. She has a permit to administer local anesthesia. With more than seven years of experience, Paige is fully dedicated to provide the best quality care to patients and to continue her education, which will allow her to be knowledgeable about the latest technology and techniques. She will make it her priority to educate patients about how to maintain a good oral health and to avoid gum disease. With her soft spoken voice and genuine smile, she will make your dental experience as comfortable as possible. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family. Her hobbies include outdoor activities, cooking and photography.

Meet The Managers


Brooke- Office Manager

With a strong background of science major and over six years of clinical experience as a dental assistant and front desk, Brooke joined our Advanced Oakdale Dental in 2015 and takes on her new role as an office manager. She directs and supervises the office's daily activities. She also coordinates patient's treatment plans and helps them understand their insurance benefits so that patients can make decisions with confidence. Brooke holds high work ethics alongside with her vibrant personality. Her hobbies include traveling, spending time with friends and her dog, Troy.


Tarcilla- Office Manager

Tarcilla received her degree in Business Administration from Framingham State College. She joins Advanced Oakdale Dental as an office manager bringing with her more than seven years of customer service and business administrations. Besides directing and supervising daily operations for the practice, she is also responsible in carrying out its mission, vision and values in terms of high quality dentistry and patient-focus dental care. With her multi-lingual background in English, Portuguese and Spanish and her knowledge and professionalism in the field, patients are guaranteed to have all their questions answered before, during and after treatment. In her free time, Tarcilla enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her family and baby girl.

Meet The Front Desk


Justine - Front Desk

Justine graduated from Porter and Chester Institute in 2011 with a dental assisting degree. Equipped with more than five years of clinical experience working as a dental assistant, she challenged herself to a new role as a patient coordinator at Advanced Mansfield Dental. Because of her passion for the dental field and interest to see the positive outcome in creating a beautiful and healthy smile, she enjoys having a direct relationship with patients from greeting them and understanding their dental concerns to helping them achieve their goals through coordinating treatment plans and financial arrangements. She is very amiable, and patientís comfort is her top priority.



Meet The Dental Assistants


Alex, Certified Dental Assistant

Alex graduated from Everest Institute in 2011 with a dental assistant degree. She is radiology, CPR and Osha certified. Bringing her with more than five years of experience, she loves seeing what dentistry and its cutting edge technology can do to restore patientís oral health. Seeing the before and after pictures of patientsí treatment and its positive impact on their life style, she is fully committed to her career in dentistry. As a proud resident of Dedham, Alex takes her pride in making each patientís visit comfortable and informative. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and especially taking her dog Snowflake for walks.


Jocelyn- Dental Assistant

Jocelyn graduated from Massasoit Dental Assisting program in 2013. Because of her talent to be able to multitask, she joins Advanced Oakdale Dental as an assistant and also as a front desk. Her valuable versatility helps the practice greatly not only in making patients feel comfortable in the chair but also facilitating patient-office interactions such as scheduling, treatment planning and financial arrangements. In her free time, Jocelyn enjoys listening to country music, especially Taylor Swift and walking her dog, Molly.





     















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Advanced Oakdale Dental
244 River Street
Dedham, MA 02026

P. (781) 326-0026