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. 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. 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.

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