Dentists/Hygienists

Lina Bermudez, DDS

Dr. Bermudez received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia.  Upon graduating, Dr. Bermudez joined a private practice.  In 2005, she moved to the Berkshires with her family. She joined CHP in May, 2013.  Her areas of practice include: pediatric dentistry, root canals, crowns, and prosthetics.  Dr. Bermudez is fluent in Spanish and is committed to providing quality care for all her patients.

Primary Site: CHP Family Dental Center, Great Barrington

Minwoo Jang, DMD

Dr. Jang graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree  and received his DMD from Tufts University in 2014. Dr. Jang has previous Health Center experience while working his externship at Dimock Community Health Center in Roxbury. In 2015, he moved to Berkshires and joined CHP in Dec, 2015. His area of practice include pediatric dentistry, crown , root canal, dentures, restorations and extractions. Dr. Jang is fluent in Korean and is passionate about providing quality care for all his patients.

Primary Site: CHP Family Dental Center, Great Barrington

Ismail Jolaoso, DDS, MPH

Dr. Jolaoso graduated from the University of Lagos with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree, and received his Master of Public Health from the State University of New York in Albany in 2011. The following year, he completed a Post-Doctoral Certificate in Dental Public Health also at SUNY Albany and he completed a General Practice Residency at Berkshire Medical Center in 2014. Providing patient focused dental care is his specialty. He has served those in need through his work with the Regional Centre of Oral Health Research and Training Initiatives for Africa (in collaboration with the World Health Organization) and the New York State Department of Health.

Primary Site: CHP Family Dental Center, Great Barrington

Ronald Maitland, DMD

Dr. Ronald Maitland, a dental medicine educator at NYU and Tufts University has joined the staff of the Neighborhood Dental Center. He graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. With more than 50 professional years dedicated to dentistry education and research, Maitland will work with Dr. Charles Nemser in teaching the art and science of dentistry to dental residents as well as seeing patients.

Primary Site: CHP Neighborhood Dental Center, Pittsfield

Elwira Tyra, DDS

Dr. Tyra received her Dental Surgery Degree from Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland. She graduated from University of Hartford with a Political Science degree and received here ACES Pre-Pharmacy degree from University of Connecticut. Her primary areas of practice include: pediatric dentistry and oral surgery.  Dr. Tyra has a long history of giving back to her community through volunteer activities. She is fluent in Polish and Spanish and is committed to providing quality care for all her patients.

Primary Site: CHP Neighborhood Dental Center, Pittsfield

Nina Jones, RDH

Nina graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Moscow, and is a Registered Dental Hygienist in Massachusetts and New York.  She has been involved in community dental projects promoting dental health awareness to school aged children for several years. Education is a priority and her goals are to promote, educate and provide outstanding dental care to each patient.

 

Primary Site: CHP Family Dental Center, Great Barrington

Kristabel Vargas, RDH

Kristabel Vargas joined CHP Dental center in 2008. She graduated from Tunxis Community College, CT in 2006 with an Associate Degree in Science in Dental Hygiene. She has been practicing dental hygiene for the past eight years and recently became certified as a Public Health Hygienist. Ms. Vargas is committed to make a positive impact on the importance of oral health. She is especially interested in treating children and educating parents on good oral hygiene.

Primary Site: CHP Family Dental Center, Great Barrington

 Terri Wendell, RDH

Terri Wendell has practiced exceptional dental care in Berkshire County for 25 years. She works side by side with doctors Maitland and Nemser in the dental residency program at the Neighborhood Dental Center. A graduate of Hudson Valley Community College with an Associate Degree in Science in Dental Hygiene, Terri is committed to quality care and her patients’ overall health.

 

Primary Site: CHP Neighborhood Dental Center, Pittsfield