Meet the Team

We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice.

We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.

 

Anna Anna

Front Desk

Anna graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in International Hotel and Tourism Management from both Drexel University and Schiller International University. She spent the first part of her career in London, England, managing events for hotels such as Le Meridian Waldorf and Euston Plaza. Anna decided to move back to the USA nine years ago to start a family and subsequently joined Dr. Steven Baratz's team, where she has held the position of office coordinator.

Anna was raised in Swampscott and currently lives in Marblehead with her husband and two children. When she isn't managing the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and enjoys skiing.

 

Juliana Juliana

Front Desk

Juliana grew up in Allston, MA. She has been in the dental field for 7 years. She is known for being the go to person at the front desk, Always ready to answer any of your financial or insurance questions. 

Juliana went to Wentworth for Engineering while taking courses on Dental Assisting at Boston University. She then found her true passion in Dentistry. She soon found herself in buisness adminstration with dental offices due to her knowledge in numbers and dentistry. 

In her free time she likes to paint abstract art, attends crossfit and dancing. 

 

Cayla Cayla

Front Desk

Cayla works at the front desk where she greets patients and assists them with their scheduling needs and insurance questions. She is new to the office and the dental field. Her favorite part of working here is the team; she appreciates their knowledge, patience, friendliness, and commitment to welcoming her as part of the family.

When she has free time, Cayla likes to spend it with her family. She recently had a baby boy who is now five months old.

 

Michelle Michelle

Front Desk

Michelle was raised in Westport, Connecticut and has been living in Marblehead for the last 15 years. She graduated with an Associate’s degree in Science Northshore Community College in 2002. She started working for Dr. Baratz in 2007, before transitioning to Darryl Smith Dental Group. She enjoys working the front desk, where she greets patients and helps them with scheduling and insurance issues.

In Michelle’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and being creative by making jewelry.

 

Andrea Andrea

Registered Dental Hygienist

Andrea has been a part of Dr. Smith's practice since the beginning in 1993, first working as a dental assistant. She then decided to expand her skills and trained at Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, where she graduated in 1999. She came back to work for Dr. Smith after hygiene school and has loved being part of a great team and maintaining long lasting relationships with her patients. Andrea loves working with all the different, friendly people who come into our office. You will always find her laughing and smiling.

Andrea has attended many dental seminars and continuing education classes that have allowed her to be a better practitioner for her patients. She is certified in local anesthesia and is CPR certified. 

Andrea lives in Lynn with her husband Mike and her two wonderful children, Joshua and Maddison. She loves to read and exercise, and loves going to the gym.

 

Ellen Ellen

Registered Dental Hygienist

Ellen started with Dr. Smith in 2002. She loves working in the dental field, she first started in the dental field in high school working as a dental assistant and working at the front desk. Now over 30 years later, she is just as excited to be helping great people achieve a beautiful smile. Ellen is from Winthrop and just moved back to her hometown, after many years of raising her children in Swampscott. She has two children Andrea and Michael with her husband, Michael.

During her spare time she enjoys the beach and boating. She also loves to stay physically fit so she is always enjoying a new workout or a yoga class.

 

Heather Heather

Registered Dental Hygienist

Heather was born in Salem and raised in Groveland, Massachusetts. In 1994, she received her degree in dental hygiene at Westbrook College in Portland, Maine. Heather joined Dr. Baratz’s in 2009. Along with her dental hygiene duties, she also helps manage the practice’s social media.

Heather is also an adjunct clinical instructor at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy at the Forsyth School for Dental Hygiene. In her free time, she enjoys doing voice-over work.

 

Lauren Lauren

Registered Dental Hygienist

Lauren has been a dental hygienist for ten years and has been working for Dr. Smith for the last two years. She graduated from Forsyth and Mass College of Pharmacy with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene and Pre-med in 2006 and 2007. She received an award from the ADA in public health and after graduation, she moved to San Diego to pursue her career in public health, where she served unserved communities in Mexico. After living in San Diego for five years, she moved back to Boston to be close to family.

Lauren loves working in the dental field because every mouth is different and she loves helping people make changes towards an aesthetically and functionally beautiful smile. She loves to learn and has always continued her education with various dental courses throughout her career. She has attended some great workshops and seminars like Progressive orthodontic seminars, Spear Institute, Yankee Dental, Scheduling Institute, the Team Training Institute, and American Academy of Facial Esthetics.

In her spare time, Lauren keeps busy with her three-year-old son, William. She loves building and creating art, painting, and crafting. She also loves the outdoors, hiking, skiing, paddle boarding, surfing, and yoga.

 

Tracey Tracey

Registered Dental Hygienist

Tracey has been a registered dental hygienist for Dr. Smith since 2001. She loves being a dental hygienist, and especially loves getting to meet so many new and unique people. Her patients make everything she does a truly rewarding experience.

Tracey graduated from University of Rhode Island with a B.S. in Dental Hygiene. She practiced dentistry in Switzerland for several years. She has been the past president of the North Shore Dental Hygiene Association, a clinical professor at Forsyth-Massachusetts College of Pharmacy for Dental hygiene, and on the Alumni Board of Directors at Westbrook College/University of New England. Tracey earned the Award of Distinction from Butler Dental/RDH Magazine, has her local anesthesia permit, and is CPR certified.

Tracey enjoys spending her free time with = family, competitive sailing, tennis, traveling, and trying new things!

 

Liz Liz

Registered Dental Hygienist

Liz is a registered dental hygienist who joined our team last year when Dr. Baratz's office merged with Dr. Smith's team. Liz also worked at Dr. "Kip" Sandfield's office for the last 15 years, and that practice has recently joined Dr. Smith's team too.

Liz grew up in Marblehead and graduated from Marblehead High School in 1987. In 1992, she received her degree from Northeastern University and Forsyth School for Dental Hygiene. Liz loves caring for people and helping them improve their oral health. She is licensed in local anesthesia, which allows her to provide minor soft tissue surgeries along with routine and comprehensive oral care for her patients. She routinely attends many continuing education classes and programs, and works hard to stay current with all the latest dental procedures and techniques in her field.

Liz is a lifelong resident of Marblehead and she loves being able to provide the highest quality care for her patients. Liz's favorite part of her work is building trusting relationships with her patients, and she is always willing to go the extra mile for patient care, comfort, and to provide the best dental experience she can for you. Liz truly loves working with such an elite group of dental practitioners at Dr. Smith's office. She looks forward to providing amazing care and treatment to all of her long time patients.

In her free time, Liz enjoys running, boating, and gardening. Her sons Sean and Charlie are also graduates from Marblehead High School and both are currently serving our country as active duty United States Marines.

 

KrisoulaKrisoula

Registered Dental Hygienist

Krisoula has graduated from Forsyth Dental Hygiene School in 2014, receiving a Bachelors in Science. She has been practicing since then and recently joined this practice in October 2016. Krisoula is quick to make patients feel at ease by building confidence, trust, and friendship with each patient. Working with a motivating team and working in a beautiful enviornment are added bonuses. On her free time, she loves to travel and being a foodie.

 

Jessica Jessica

Registered Dental Hygienist

Originally from Marblehead, attended Ithaca College for four years and a post-baccalaureate program at Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene (MCPHS University), I wanted to work in the dental field since I was five years old and started working as a dental assistant in Marblehead throughout high school.

I am very passionate about the profession of dental hygiene in a clinical setting, as well as outside of private practice. I am the assistant secretary of the Massachusetts Dental Hygienists Association. I have been able to attend national conferences as well as regional conferences through the association. I also attend monthly meetings where legislative actions are discussed in efforts to advance the profession.

Outside of dental hygiene, I enjoy going to see live music and traveling, especially to Disney World.

 

Kathi

Dental Assistant

Kathi has been in the field of dentistry since 1981 and with Dr. Smith since 1993. Her duties include assisting Dr. Smith chairside on all procedures, maintaining a clean and sterile environment, and educating patients on procedures, treatment, and oral health.

Kathi loves working with Dr. Smith because he treats his patients like family, with honesty and the upmost respect. He provides his service in the absolute best way possible with his skill and the best products available. She also enjoys helping to make people have the best smiles possible and seeing them happy about themselves.

Kathi grew up in Somerville, Massachusetts, and currently lives in Lynn with her husband and two children. She likes reading horror and mystery novels and walking the beach.

 

Kristine Kristine

Dental Assistant

Kristine has been a licensed dental assistant for 16 years. She started working for Dr. Smith in 2013. She enjoys working with Dr. Smith and making our patients feel comfortable, especially when she can make them laugh.

In her spare time, Kristine likes to go to the flea markets to sell art, write poems, and design jewelry. She has three older girls and two grandchildren. Kristine is also a licensed aesthetician and nail technician.

 

Sarah

Dental Assistant

Sarah has been a dental assistant for the past 14 years. She started working as a hygiene/general assistant for seven years and then worked as an orthodontic assistant for six years. She returned to general dental practice last year with Dr. Smith. Sarah enjoys working with kids and seeing people's smile change throughout the phases of dental care.

In her spare time, Sarah enjoys traveling with her husband and interior design. She is a proud mother to a two-year-old girl and a crazy chocolate lab.

 

Becky

Dental Assistant

Becky has been working as a licensed dental assistant for more than three years. She enjoys working with Dr. Smith, Dr. Baratz, and Dr. Austin, and interacting with our patients. She loves being able to help make patients feel comfortable and welcome in our practice.

In Becky’s spare time, her husband, two young children, and her dog keep her on her toes.

 

Susan

Dental Assistant

Susan lives in Marblehead and comes from a dental family. She has been assisting for more than 25 years. 

Susan has three grown children and Stella, her dog. She is also a certified Spin® instructor at Leap Fitness. She is the secretary on Marblehead Little Theatre’s Board of Directors, Chairman of the Marketing Committee, and produces and stage-manages productions at the theatre. Susan also works at the North Shore Music Theatre in Company Management on production weekends.

 

Tiffany

Dental Assistant

Tiffany has been in the dental field for the last 16 years. She got into the field intially to pursue a ceeer as a dental hygienist, but soon found her niche in assitanting and loved it and decided to stay with it. Tiffany grew up in Peabody and has been living in the Northshore her whole life. In her spare time she likes to read and paint ceramics but with a new 9 month old baby girl.. those times now rarely exist! She also likes to spend time with her family and her small dog.

 
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