68 New Edgerly Road
Boston, MA 02115-3503
Tele: (617)262-5880
Fax: (617) 859-9904
Email: carrdental@dibadmd.com
About Us

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Diba Dastjerdi graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2007. She has been a faculty member of the pediatric dentistry department at Tufts since 2003. Dr. Diba has devoted her professional career to treating and serving children. Her experience and passion for working with children started before she moved to the United States in 1999. She completed her initial dental school training in 1988 at Beheshti University and worked as a dentist at the Children's Hospital. She then specialized in pediatric dentistry and completed that training in 1995. In 2000, Dr. Diba joined Carr & Associates as a dental assistant. After receiving her degree from Tufts, she rejoined the practice as an associate, later purchasing the office in 2014. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, and the Massachusetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Aidee Nieto-Herman earned her DDS degree from the University of Los Andes in Venezuela in 1975. She then completed her Master of Science in Oral Biology at Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 1984, followed by her postgraduate degree in periodontology in 1986. She also received a certificate in implantology in 1991 from the Institute for Advanced Dental Studies in Massachusetts. Dr. Herman has served as an associate clinical professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine since 1990. She is internationally recognized for her lectures and humanitarian aid trips, as well as her leadership in the Hispanic Dental Association and other cultural and professional organizations.

Dr. Bahram Ghassemi graduated from Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 1979 with a specialty in Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry. He served as Chairman of the Department of Orthodontics at the Tehran University Dental School before moving back to the United States. He has been an associate professor at Tufts School of Dental Medicine in the department of Orthodontics since 1985. Dr. Ghassemi has authored many articles and has presented numerous lectures and courses at professional meetings nationally and internationally.

Dr. Gail Fernando graduated cum laude from the Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 2001. She practices general and cosmetic dentistry. She offers everything from regular check ups to full mouth restorations creating the perfect healthy smile for her patients. She served as Vice President of the Women's Dental Society of Massachusetts for four years and is a member of the American Dental Association.

Dr. Rickey Smith grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. After obtaining his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Marquette University Dental School, he practiced general dentistry in Chicago. Dr. Smith moved to Boston, where he built and managed his own practice. He also worked as a consultant in his capacity as Dental Director at an area health center. He also briefly served as a Clinical Instructor in the Restorative Department at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. With a passion for dentistry at an early age, Dr. Smith treats his patients with dedication and compassion.

Dr. Yasmine Basseghi joined Carr & Associates in 2011. She is a faculty member in the Department of Endodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. In 2012, she received her D.M.D. and Certificate in Endodontics from Boston University, where she also completed her undergraduate studies. She is eligible for the American Board of Endodontics.

Dr. Sara Ghassemi-Tary specializes in orthodontics, with specific emphasis on early treatment for children and Invisalign for teenagers and adults. She graduated Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 2005 and received her certificate of advanced graduate study in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2008 She is a dual-licensed specialist in both Massachusetts and California and lectures continuing education courses at Boston University and Tufts University school of Dental Medicine. She is also a proud alumnus of the Dana Hall School.

Dr. Lihua Huang received her DMD degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2007 and has been practicing general dentistry in the Boston area since. Before she moved to United States from China in 2001, Dr. Huang graduated from Capital University of Medical Sciences, School of Dentistry in 1995, and had practicing dentistry in Beijing, China for 6 years.

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