Norwood, Ma Staff


Dr. Mohamad Shurbaji (Dentist)
Dr. Shurbaji received his DMD degree from Boston University in 1996. His Bachelors Degree in Microbiology was completed at the University of Maryland. Immediately following graduation, Dr. Shurbaji has been practicing General and Cosmetic Dentistry, with emphasis on Dental Implants. Dr. Shurbaji strongly believes in continuing education, in 2004 he completed a Comprehensive Orthodontic education and got certified in Invisalign.

Dr. Shurbaji is a member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts State Dental Society, Academy of General Dentists and American Orthodontic Society.

Dr. Bruna Hoffman (Dentist)
I first completed dental school in Brazil at UNIVILLE (Universidade da Região de Joinville) and then after moving to the Boston area I graduated with high honors from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and received my DMD. I am certified in Laser by the American Board of Laser Surgery. I also certified in CEREC CAD/CAM and Invisalign.

I am most looking forward to working together with Dr. Shurbaji to provide comprehensive treatment and high-quality care to our patients. I believe Advanced Dental Centers is a great fit for me and I am very excited about this opportunity. I look forward to joining the team and getting to meet both the clients and staff. 

I am fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. I enjoy providing care to my patients and helping them achieve good oral health. Building friendly relationships make dentistry a very rewarding profession. I look forward to meeting you. "A warm smile is the universal language of kindness".

Ashley (Registered Dental Hygienist)
Ashley earned her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene degree at the MCPHS University/ Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene in Boston, 
Massachusetts. She has been a part of the team for 3 years now and loves interacting with and getting to know her patients. Ashley strives to ensure her patients always feel 100% informed and comfortable during their visit. Ashley has a gentle, happy demeanor that can help any patient that may find the dentist to be a scary place. Her goal is to improve the oral health of our patients through education and leave with a healthy smile! 

Lindsay (Dental Assistant)
Lindsay graduated from Massasoit Community College in Canton where she earned an associate degree in Dental Assisting. In 2011 she completed the state DANB exams and became a Certified Dental Assistant. Lindsay has been with our offices for 3 years;  her warm smile and love for dentistry provides patients with an exceptional experience. Lindsay enjoys all aspects of dentistry especially attending continuing education courses where she acquires the latest techniques in modern dentistry. In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys cooking, riding her motorcycle and spending time with her family and friends.

Michelle (Dental Assistant)
Michelle studied dental assisting at Tri-County Regional Vocational School in Franklin, MA where she received her infection control, radiology, and CPR certifications. She is currently studying to become a dental hygienist. A fun fact about Michelle is that she loves to travel and go to concerts with friends in her free time. 

Caroline (Dental Assistant) 
Caroline completed the Dental Assistant Program at Boston University and has received her initial license as a Dental Assistant. Caroline enjoys her professional relationship with the dentists and patients and is committed to doing her part in providing outstanding dental care. She is looking forward to continuing her dental education. In her spare time, Caroline enjoys travel, Boston's professional sports teams and hanging out with her pug Zeus. 

Stacey (Dental Assistant)
Stacey began her professional career as a medical assistant, then a licensed practical nurse. After some time, she decided to pursue her interest in the dental field and has loved her transition! Stacey is enjoying learning about dentistry and uses her professional medical background to help provide the best patient experience and care possible. She loves helping the patient feel comfortable with her gentle, warm demeanor while ensuring they leave happy and smiling! In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being at the beach, spending time outdoors. 

Ernestina (RDH)
Ernestina earned a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Dental Hygiene at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences/Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene in Boston, Massachusetts. During her academy years, she received a Star Award, Voted by DH Faculty for Above and Beyond clinical performance.  Her gentle touch with patient instrumentation and the skills, makes patients feel calm and pleasant with the treatment. She speaks 4 different languages and feels very comfortable with patient interaction from a diverse background. Her goal is focused on patient satisfaction and education to promote proper dental care and great oral health

Caitlin (Hygienist)
Caitlin earned a Bachelor's of Science in Dental Hygiene degree at the MCPHS University/Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene in Boston, Massachusetts. Her goal is to customize care for each individual patient in order to give them the experience they desire. Caitlin makes sure the patient understands oral hygiene instruction and home care routine in order to improve not only every patient's oral health but overall health. She believes there is no greater satisfaction than a patient leaving with a big smile and feeling better about how their teeth look and feel.

Brandi (Patient Coordinator)
Brandi joined our Norwood team in 2018. Her current role is that of Patient Coordinator. Brandi maintains a full schedule for the Doctors and staff, welcomes new and existing patients, keep up with patient communication, helps with treatment plans and makes financial arrangements. In her spare time, Brandi likes to spend time with her two children and her boyfriend. 

Melissa (Patient Coordinator)
Melissa has worked in the dental field for 9 years and joined Advanced Dental in Norwood in 2018. Melissa's responsibilities include but, not limited to new patient setup, scheduling as well as insurance verification. You can expect to see Melissa at check in and check out to help answer any questions as well as assist with financial estimates and submitting your dental claims. In her free time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 kids and their dog Maggie. 

Questions or Comments?
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