Meet Our Team


Front row from left: Janice Connaughton (assistant office manager), Dr. Nadereh Ashtari, Kim Ashley (office manager).

Back row from left: Alex Gilbert (dental assistant), Vanessa Guerrero (dental assistant), Dr. Bob Liao, Jennifer Kenney (dental assistant), Allison Gesualdi (dental hygienist), Anne Marie Grafe (dental hygienist)

Nadereh Ashtari, D.M.D.

Dr. Ashtari received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from Boston University in 1989. After graduation Dr. Ashtari practiced dentistry for several years and also taught at Boston University’s Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry as a clinical instructor.

Michele Crohin, D.M.D.

Dr. Crohin is a graduate of Harvard School of Dental Medicine where she received a Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) and a certificate of General Practice Residency (Brigham and Women’s Hospital) in 1998. She received a Masters of Medical Sciences (MMSC) and completed her periodontal training at HSDM in 2001. Dr. Crohin has been Board Certified in Periodontics since 2008 and recertified in 2014.

Rayanne Lee, D.M.D.

Dr. Rayanne Lee, a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, received her BSc.(Honors) from Simon Fraser University, in B.C., Canada, with major in Kinesiology. She graduated cum laude from Harvard School of Dental Medicine for her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree and earned honors for her research in inflammatory cytokine. While at Harvard, she also invested her time in studying public health at Harvard School of Public Health, receiving Master of Public Health (MPH) degree.

Eric Young, D.D.S.

Dr. Eric Young was born and raised in Sacramento, CA and graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 2007 in San Francisco. Dr. Young continued his education while serving our country in the US Army. In 2008, he completed an Advanced General Dentistry residency and went on to serve tours in Egypt and Afghanistan with the 3rd Special Forces Group. He began residency training in Endodontics at Harvard in 2012.