Family Dentist in Melrose MA
Piro Leno, DMD
Family Dentist in Melrose MA | Dr. Leno is a highly-experienced dentist focusing his practice in comprehensive dental care and with a special interest in cosmetic dentistry. He is born and raised in Korçë, Albania where he practiced dentistry after graduating from School of Dental Medicine, UMF Cluj-Napoca, Romania in 2000. Dr Leno then moved to Boston to pursue his studies at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where he earned the Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree in 2009 and was also awarded with a prize in Prosthodontics. He has been since practicing in the Boston area with a dedication to provide high quality dental care, treat every patient with compassion, professionalism and educate them in making their best decisions on oral health care.
Dr. Leno is a member of American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Massachusetts Dental Association.
Sara Colvin, RDH
Sara graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science. For over 20 years, she continues to increase her dental knowledge to support her patients in achieving comprehensive dental health. “No 2 people, nor their mouths are the same”. She has increased her education to include Myofunctional Therapy. This therapy strengthens specific muscle function of the tongue and face to promote healthy breathing, chewing and TMJ support.
Proper tongue rest posture allows for a constant positive structure in the mouth thus stabilizing orthodontic treatment and improving overall dental health. She thrives on getting to know her clients so as to provide a personalized treatment.
In her free time, she stays true to her Vermont roots and spends as much time outside hiking, skiing, gardening and taking adventures of any kind with her family.
Melissa Rodriguez, RDH
Melissa earned her college degree from Mount Ida College in 2007. Since then, she has been providing excellent dental care through her experience and continued education that is specific to her patients needs. She is professional, caring and very friendly through the treatment, education and motivation that she gives to our patients.
Her goal is to improve your oral health in an informative and positive manner as she focuses to provide a comfortable dental experience for each and every individual. Melissa is fluent in Spanish.
She values family and work but also her personal time which she spends maintaining an active lifestyle, cooking and being crafty.
Karla Cruz, Dental Assistant
Karla has worked as a dental assistant since 2014. She is originally from Brazil and is fluent in both Portuguese and English. She loves her cat and will make sure everyone knows about it. She enjoys going hiking in the warmer months and snowboarding in the winter which is one of her favorite activities. She is compassionate and loves to help people; she likes to make sure that the patient in the chair is comfortable by getting to also know them on a personal level.
Daniela Clayborne, Office Manager
Daniela has over 10 years of experience in customer service and management. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business. As the Office Manager for Melrose Dental Group, her job is to oversee the office operations and make sure that everything runs smoothly. Her first priority is making sure that patients have a positive experience in our office and that they receive the highest level of customer service possible.
On her spare time she likes to spend time with her husband. She enjoys traveling, baking, practicing yoga and dancing.
Laura Wurst, Insurance Coordinator
Laura has been working in the dental field for over ten years and especially enjoys helping patients understand and maximize their dental insurance to get the treatment they need. Originally from Arizona, she has called the Boston area home for the last 5 years and loves the seasons, especially the snow! In her free time, Laura enjoys outdoor activities, quilting and sewing, reading, and spending time with her two cats.
Kelly Meyer, Front Desk Coordinator
Kelly has over 10 years of experience in Customer Service and has been working in the dental field for 5 years now. She is the friendly face greeting you at the front desk. Kelly loves interacting with patients and working with the staff each day, they all work extremely well together to provide you with the best service. She is happy to answer your questions and schedule your appointments. It is very important to her that each patient leaves our office with positive thoughts. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter, going out with friends, and baking.