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Meet Our Dentists – Attleboro, MA

A dental office needs to be well-oil machine in order to function properly. The dentists obviously play a major role in providing exceptional care, but the team members make sure that your visit is comfortable and efficient every step of the way. We hope as you learn more about our dental office, you take the time to get to know our dentists, hygienists, office administrators and dental assistants. Feel free to strike up a conversation or ask any questions you may have during your visit!

Attleboro dentist, Doctor Poya Jafari
Dr. Jafari
Attleboro dentist, Doctor William Herr
Dr. Herr
Attleboro dentist, Doctor Andrew Luccio
Dr. Luccio
North Attleboro Dentist, Dr. Nancy Mo Dr. Mo Dr. Duggan Dr. Cifuni Dental hygienist Heather Heather, Dental Hygienist Finance coordinator Jessica Jessica, Financial Coordinator Finance Coordinator Dacia Dacia, Insurance Coordinator Finance Coordinator Delirio Delirio, Insurance Coordinator Dental hygienist Carolyn Carolyn, Dental Hygienist Dental hygienist Shannon Shannon, Dental Hygienist Dental assistant Virgen Virgen, Dental Assistant Scheduling Coordinator Leah Leah, Scheduling Coordinator  Gabrielle Gabrielle, Dental Assistant  Alicia Alicia, Front Office Gail Gail, Certified Dental Assistant Joleen Joleen, Dental Assistant Alexis Alexis, Dental Assistant Devon Devon, Dental Hygienist Kiley Kiley, Front Desk Irene Irene, Administrative Coordinator Erika Erika, Administrative Coordinator Krystal Krystal, Registered Dental Hygienist Nicole Nicole, Dental Assistant Carlene Carlene, Dental Assistant placeholder Julia, Dental Assistant placeholder Mayara, Dental Assistant

Dr. Herr

Attleboro dentist, Doctor William Herr

Dr. William Herr earned his bachelor’ s degree in microbiology from the Ohio State University. He soon enrolled at the University of Maryland’ s School of Dentistry, where he graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.

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Dr. Luccio

Attleboro dentist, Doctor Andrew Luccio

Dr. Andrew Luccio hails from the South Shore and currently resides in South Boston. With a bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of Richmond and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Dr. Luccio benefits from extensive formal education and training in comprehensive dentistry.

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Dr. Jafari

Attleboro dentist, Doctor Poya Jafari

Dr. Poya Jafari is originally from Auburn, MA. He attended college at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, then studied dentistry at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He then completed his general practice residency at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital where he received the Prosthetic Dentistry Award for outstanding clinical performance. Dr. Jafari provides dental care that focuses on quality and patient comfort helping patients take pride in their smiles.

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Dr. Nancy Mo

Attleboro Dentist, Doctor Nancy Mo

After seeing first-hand the positive effects of a smile transformation, Dr. Mo chose to dedicate her life to helping others achieve healthy, happy smiles. She ultimately decided to pursue the BS/DDS program at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education in New York City before continuing her education at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Today, she has undergone advanced training in everything from surgical therapies and endodontics to implant placement. We are thrilled to have her on our team, and she looks forward to making your dream smile a reality!

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Dr. Justin Cifuni

Dr. Justin Cifuni is a board-certified periodontist who specializes in dental implants surgery, hard and soft tissue regeneration, and multiple laser therapies. His advanced skills allow us to provide dental implant planning, placement, and restoration in-house so patients can receive a wider variety of treatments in one place while still working with our trusted team. We are proud to bring his unique expertise to our patients as opposed to making them visit a different practice for these services. To learn a little more about Dr. Cifuni and his background, read on below.

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Dr. Caitlin Duggan

Having worked in the field of dentistry for a full decade, Dr. Duggan finds it extremely fulfilling to help patients improve their smiles as well as boost their confidence. Building a strong and trusting relationship with others while getting them excited about their dental care is one of the best parts of practicing dentistry. She looks forward to performing essential treatments to help our patients achieve their best smiles, and she can’t wait to see you at your next appointment! Read on to learn more about her credentials and education.

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Dental Hygienist Heather

Heather is yet another valued member of our hygiene team. As a Registered Dental Hygienist with over 25 years of experience, patients of Capron Park Dental take comfort in knowing that they are seeing a clinician that is both highly experienced and educated. A native of North Attleboro, Heather attended North Attleboro High School before going on to earn a degree from Northeastern University. Following graduation, Heather went on to obtain her hygiene degree from the Forsyth School for Dental Hygiene. Since completing her formal training, Heather has made it a priority to consistently and frequently complete extensive continuing education so that her patients are getting the most advanced and up-to-date treatment possible.

Outside of dentistry, Heather spends much of her free time with her husband and two children, all of whom lead active lifestyles themselves, with her son in soccer and her daughter in cheer. Heather is also a dog lover and, interestingly enough, has adopted two from Thailand!


Finance Coordinator Jessica

Ensuring that Capron Park Dental patients have access to the best dental care that is both financially flexible and comfortable for each of our patients is the chief concern of our Financial Coordinator. The skills and expertise Jessica collected from her formal training at the Community College of Rhode Island pairs perfectly with her enthusiasm for making sure that our patients get the care they deserve and it shows in the interactions she has with the patients of the dental office. Jessica is the first to tell you that these interactions and relationships with patients are what she enjoys most about her job. Aside from financial arrangements, Jessica is also tasked with a number of responsibilities that ensure the smooth and timely operation of the dental office, something the team calls an integral component of creating that comfortable and inviting atmosphere the patients of Capron Park Dental have come to love and expect.

Jessica calls her three children the center of her universe...a very busy universe, particularly with their various sports-related activities each are involved in. Some interests and hobbies of Jessica’ s include spending time at the beach, yoga, and biking.


Finance Coordinator Dacia

Dacia primarily serves as the Insurance Coordinator for Capron Park Dental but is also a skilled dental assistant. Dacia has been in the dental industry for over 9 years and has been at Capron Park Dental (previously Nelson Family Dental) for 6 years.

Dacia, a Seekonk native and current resident, attended Seekonk High School before enrolling at Bristol Community College where she studied accounting. Soon after, Dacia attended the Penn Foster School where she earned her Dental Assisting Certificate and became a Registered Dental Assistant. At Capron Park Dental, Dacia helps each patient plan ahead for their dental care and ultimately achieve the oral health and beautiful smile they desire and deserve. To make this happen, Dacia draws on her wealth of dental knowledge and experience while ensuring that she is staying on top of the latest developments in the industry through extensive continuing education.

Outside of the dental office, Dacia stays very active, particularly with her young daughter, Teagan. Camping, boating, and time at the beach are just a few of the things you will find Dacia enjoying with friends and family on a regular basis.


Finance Coordinator Delirio

Delirio was raised in Harwich, Cape Cod, and appreciates having the opportunity to impact the lives of every patient who walks through our doors. She’s one of our most valuable assets, as she is more than happy to help people sort out their insurance claims as well as understand their alternative financing solutions for affordable dental care. Being able to create impactful change for every patient is incredibly rewarding, and she looks forward to every day she gets to help make someone smile.

Whenever she isn’t at the office, Delirio is likely at home relaxing and enjoying a good book. She also spends much of her time with her family, who she’s incredibly thankful for due to providing her with the opportunities she’s been able to pursue.


Dental Assistant

Alexis attended Lincoln Tech for dental assisting in 2016, and she’s been helping patients smile ever since! Throughout her career, she’s earned certifications in everything from BLS and HIPPA to infection control and X-rays. Plus, she is an EFDA and has experience in all facets of dentistry, from endodontics to periodontics.

Alexis comes from a welcoming, pet-friendly family, and she has three dogs of her own! As for hobbies, she enjoys detailing cars, hiking, and spending time on her boat.


Dental Hygienist Carolyn

The experienced clinical team at Capron Park Dental is lucky to have Carolyn as one of our Registered Dental Hygienists, as she brings almost 30 years of experience to the dental office, 11 of which have been right here. A native of East Freetown, MA, Carolyn attended Apponequet Regional High School and graduated from hygiene school at Bristol Community College. Through this education and countless hours of continuing education over the years, Carolyn is able to provide unmatched care to each patient she sees. However, one only needs to ask her patients to know that what makes a visit with Carolyn truly special. They will tell you, it is her genuine care for her patients’ well-being that keep them coming back. Carolyn would be the first to tell you that the relationships she has built with patients over the years is what she values most.

Outside of the dental office, Carolyn loves to spend time with her family. She is married to her husband Mike and has a daughter Jillian and two stepchildren, Hannah and William. Her children certainly keep her busy and one of the many hats she wears is that of ‘ Softball Mom’ .


Dental hygienist Shannon

Shannon is a member of our highly experienced dental hygiene team and our patients are certainly better off for it. A graduate of Providence College, Shannon went on to earn hear hygiene degree from Bristol Community College. What’ s more, Shannon also completed additional training to obtain her Local Anesthesia Permit. This training, along with the extensive continuing education she has completed over the years, ensures that patients of Capron Park Dental are receiving the best care possible. Equally important, Shannon’ s high regard for a calm, relaxing environment for each of her patients ensures that even those with a history of dental anxiety are not at all threatened when visiting the dental office.

Shannon enjoys a number of activities outside of work and they include cross stitching, reading, and spending time with friends and family. While Shannon’ s husband Nick (and their 2 cats) would say that she has a soft side, be warned, Shannon has earned her 3rd degree black belt in Kenpo Karate!


Julia, Dental Assistant

Raised in Brazil before moving to Woonsocket, RI, Julia finds it incredibly rewarding to witness our patients’ confidence blossom whenever they achieve their best smiles. Getting to learn about their stories and how much our team has been able to help improve their teeth and lifestyle is humbling, and she looks forward to every day she can treat another person’s oral health. She started her journey as a dental assistant in 2021 and was able to receive a hands-on education to obtain her certifications in Basic Life Support and radiology. She’s also trained in topics like Botox, fillers, nitrous oxide, and Invisalign.

Away from the office, Julia enjoys working out to stay active, exploring new food spots, and spending quality time with friends and family. She is also fluent in English and Portuguese, and she has a deep understanding of both spoken and written Spanish.


Mayara, Dental Assistant

Over her 6+ year career in dentistry, Mayara has gained valuable hands-on experience and completed additional training in CPR/BLS/PALS and nitrous oxide at the University of Florida. She absolutely loves being a dental assistant because her role allows her to make a positive difference in people’s lives. In fact, that’s her favorite part of her job!

Mayara is originally from Brazil, but she now calls Rhode Island home. She resides there with her amazing husband, her three beautiful dogs, and her two troublesome guinea pigs. In her free time, she enjoys reading as well as hiking, traveling, and enjoying nature. Here’s something that might surprise you about her: she’s currently in flight school!


Dental assistant Virgen

Experience and a commitment to advanced training are two of the core principles that our team is built upon. Virgen is yet another team member that we are happy to say embodies both. A Providence, RI native, Virgen set her sights on a career in dentistry early on in her life and attended Lincoln Technical Institute where she acquired her Certificate in Dental Assisting (CDA). Since that time, Virgen has made it her mission to continuously advance her skills and experience so that she can provide a first-class experience at each and every visit. Aside from her superb dental assisting skills, Virgen’s positive, upbeat demeanor is contagious. At your next visit, you can count on seeing her smile and leaving with one of your own.

When Virgen is out of the dental office, you will find her spending time with friends and family. And recently, Virgen welcomed into this world her first child and you can tell that she is enjoying every minute of motherhood.


Dental assistant Emily

Emily has been working in the dental field for nearly five years so far, and she definitely has a talent for helping all of our patients feel comfortable and happy during their appointments. She really enjoys helping others in need – if there is anything she can do for you, don’t hesitate to let her know! As for clinical skills, she is certified in both radiation and infection control.

Originally from right here in Attleboro, Emily has a loving and caring family. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with them, playing soccer and basketball, and riding horses.


Scheduling Coordinator Leah

Leah joins the team at Capron Park Dental bringing with her a wealth of experience in healthcare and hospitality, having spent the first 16 years of her professional life in the senior living industry, where she started working at just 15 years of age! You will find that Leah has a work ethic that is second to none and the attention to detail that will leave you feeling confident that your every need while in our office is well considered and attended to. These skills, combined with her warm and compassionate demeanor, are why we have entrusted her to manage our clinical schedule, helping to coordinate your care so that you don't miss a beat. Whether you are visiting us for routine care or complex, multidisciplinary treatment, you can be sure that Leah will meticulously guide you through the process, so that your care is executed by our renowned clinicians both effectively and efficiently and with the highest regard for your time.

When not advocating for oral health in the Attleboro community, Leah (you guessed it) loves to stay active! Kayaking, camping and rollerskating are just a few of the outdoor activities you will find Leah enjoying with her friends and family. Did we mention that Leah is also into music? She just started learning how to play the Ukulele!



As a dental assistant, Gabrielle says that the best part of her job is that she gets to help people renew their confidence by refreshing their smiles. She comes from the beautiful island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and she attended Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School prior to earning her dental assistant certification.

Outside of dentistry, Gabrielle’s other passion is taking care of plants—her husband is always telling her that she doesn’t need any more whenever she comes home with a new one! She also has a photographic memory, so she will definitely remember you from visit to visit!


Front Office Alicia

Alicia is a member of our front office team, and her mission is to help our patients feel welcome from the moment they give us a call or step through our doors. Originally from Pawtucket, she is a huge sports enthusiast (both playing and watching) and loves animals—she considers her dog and cat to be her kids!



As a dental assistant, Bushra loves getting to meet new people each day. In fact, it’s what she loves most about her job! She joined our team in 2021 after studying at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and earning her radiology certification.

Originally from Easton, Bushra comes from a big family. In her free time, some of her favorite things to do include traveling, hiking, and trying new food. Here’s something you may not know about her: she can speak another language!



For more than three decades now, Gail has been helping people improve their smiles and their overall health. Truly, it’s one of her favorite aspects of her job! In addition to studying at the Bryman Institute, she earned her DANB and has completed training in oral surgery, sinus lifts, periodontics, and more.

Gail is a mother of twins, who are currently in their early 20s. In her free time, she loves boating and paddleboarding!



Joleen’s hometown is Seekonk, MA. She attended the Northeast Collaborative School of Dental Assisting, and she’s completed advanced training in radiation health and safety as well as advanced cardiovascular life support. When asked what she likes most about her job, she shared that it’s helping patients feel at ease and assisting them in achieving a smile they’ll love!

Joleen has a son, a daughter (who is also in the dental field!), and a grandson. Some of her favorite things to do in her free time are sewing, doing arts and crafts, walking, and being near the water.



As the most recent addition to our team, Morgan is excited to interact with our patients and skilled team members here at Capron Park Dental. Every day, she looks forward to helping our patients and connecting with them. Before joining us, she worked as a dental assistant for 4 years. She is a registered dental hygienist, has certifications in CPR and is licensed in the administration of local anesthesia. She received her bachelor’s degree in dental Hygiene from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in May 2021.

Outside of work, Morgan loves traveling whenever she can and spending quality time with her loving family and friends.


Devon loves coming into work each day because it means she gets to help and educate her patients! Before joining our team, she completed the hygiene program at the Community College of Rhode Island. Since then, she’s completed externships, earned her local anesthesia permit, and become certified in BLS/CPR.

Originally from Rhode Island, Devon comes from a wonderful and supportive family. In her free time, she enjoys going out to eat with her boyfriend, shopping, taking care of her house plants, reading, and doing anything outdoors.


Kiley says that the best thing about her job has to be the team! She says that everyone is so welcoming and helpful in our practice, and she looks forward to building strong relationships with our patients just like them. In addition to her experience working in dental offices, Kiley also has certifications in radiology, CPR/AED, OSHA, and HIPAA. Over the years, she has attended multiple dental conventions and taken administrative classes as well.

Kiley is living outside of her hometown for the first time in her life with her boyfriend and their little dog, Hemi Ryder. She is very close to her parents, older sister, and nephew. She considers herself to be a big foodie and is always eager to try new restaurants. She also likes doing both traditional and anti-gravity yoga as well as going camping from the spring to the fall.


With well over a decade of experience working in the dental field, Irene loves working alongside a team of friendly and supportive people who inspire her to be the best she can be. Of course, she also enjoys meeting new patients and helping them achieve their dream smiles. After graduating from Sacred Heart University, she worked in a small dental office for a little over a year, moving to Boston afterward to pursue an Administrative Coordinator role for a multi-specialty practice and working there for six years. She also worked in Atlanta as an Insurance/Billing Manager before becoming an Office Manager at another practice. Over the years, she’s undergone 2-3 courses of continuing education to learn about coding and billing in oral surgery, and she’s even been in Washington D.C. for an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery conference.

Outside of dentistry, Irene loves being with her husband, their two daughters, and their rescue dog named Odin. She loves walking outside with her children in the wonderful New England weather, listening to music and attending concerts, playing the piano, and reading novels. She’s also an amazing cook—her favorite thing to make is her mother’s egg roll recipe!


Erika always enjoys getting to know our patients and ensuring they have a smooth experience at each appointment, whether it involves scheduling or working out their insurance benefits. She began her dental career by working in a Rhode Island practice after completing her studies at the Canadian College in Guatemala.

Outside of work, Erika’s favorite thing to do is spend time with her big, wonderful family, and her hobbies include gardening, cooking, learning, and trying out new places around town. A Guatemala native, she’s fully bilingual in English and Spanish!


Krystal’s dental journey started all the way back in high school when she participated in a dental assistant program. She went on to serve as an assistant for four years before going on to graduate from the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene. She most recently earned her master’s degree in health sciences and looks forward to using her extensive skills and experience to uplift our patients and their smiles.

At home, Krystal has a loving fiancé and two adorable cats waiting for her. When she isn’t spending time with them, she works as an instructor at MCPHS, bakes, hikes, and relaxes by playing video games.


A native of Uxbridge, Nicole has been in the field of dentistry for nearly a decade. She started by attending Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School, which allowed her to earn several certifications, including OSHA, First Aid/CPR, Radiation Health and Safety, and Infection Control. Today, she loves being one of the people to help patients achieve their best oral health and smiles.

Outside of dentistry, Nicole has a large and supportive family whom she holds close to her heart. Whenever she isn’t at home spending time with her boyfriend and their three dogs, she loves being outdoors on hiking trails, practicing her drawing and painting, and trying new restaurants.


Dental Assistant Carlene

Capron Park Dental is proud to call Carlene a member of our our highly experienced clinical team. With almost 20 years of dental assisting experience, 12 of which have been right here, Carlene has an abundance of experience and a wealth of knowledge acquired from formal training and extensive continuing education in all facets of clinical dentistry from infection control to laser dentistry and so much more. A graduate of Attleboro High School, Carlene completed her formal dental assistant training locally at Bristol Community College where she became a Registered Dental Assistant upon completion. Capron Park Dental patients take comfort in knowing that our team brings a great deal of expertise to the table to make sure that their experience is first class in every aspect and Carlene plays a critical role in making that happen. When Carlene is asked what she likes most about her job, she cites the interactions with patients as being her favorite and it shows in the way people light up when they see and speak with her.

Carlene certainly enjoys life outside of the dental office. She is married to her husband Dennis and has two children. Aside from spending time with friends and family, staying fit and active is a priority for Carlene with running, biking and camping being some of her favorite activities. Carlene is an inspiration to us all at the dental office when it comes to being healthy. In fact, in merely a year’ s time, Carlene has lost 70 lbs! She cites an overall healthy lifestyle as the reason she has kept it off.