Front Office Coordinator

Lizanette Colon serves as the Front Office Coordinator at Cummins Family Dental. Growing up, Lizanette feared going to the dental office and never felt fully comfortable. This is why she takes pride in helping each patient feel comfortable and well supported at each office visit. Lizanette is pursuing a higher degree at Roxbury Community College, Business Management. She is also CPR certified and fluent in Spanish. Lizanette has over 10 years of experience in customer service and looks forward to helping each patient leave the office with a bright smile. In her spare time, Lizanette spends time with her two beautiful daughters doing fun, adventurous activities in and outside of the city.



Trisha Balgobin, a native of Dorchester, is currently in her third year in the field of Dental Hygiene. Since a young age, Trisha has always loved visiting the dentist office. This inspired her to pursue a career that allows her the opportunity to educate patients on the importance of preventative dental care. She attended Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services (MCPHS), graduating from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene (C/O 2014) with her Bachelor's degree. She holds certification in CPR and a license to administer local anesthesia. She enjoys helping patients feel comfortable so they can be proud of their smile. In her spare time, Trisha likes to spend time with her family and friends. She also enjoys traveling and spending time at beaches.


Front Office Receptionist

Nicole Barrows serves as the Front Office Receptionist at Cummins Family Dental. Nicole graduated from English High School in 2010 and continued her education at Everest Institute. In 2012, Nicole received her medical administrative assistant certificate from Everest Institute and then completed her externship at Dental Dreams, where she became a full time employee. Nicole has been in the dental field since then and enjoys what she does. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys writing poetry and reading. She also loves being a proud mother and spending time with her daughter.



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Hiring Manager

Monique DeBarros has known Dr. Cummins since senior year in high school. In 2016, she joined the Cummins Family team in a part-time capacity as Human Resource Manager/Consultant. After graduating from Boston University, with a Bachelors of Arts and minor in Business Management, she went on to pursue a career in non-profit management. In 2012, Monique graduated from Simmons College with a Masters in Educational Leadership. She currently works at Boston Prep as Director of Targeted Intervention. She is happy to leverage her education background and work experience, to support the growing team at Cummins Family Dental and support a growing business in Dorchester. In her spare time, Monique enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and volunteering at her church.


Office Staff

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Dental Assistant

Idelicia Mendes serves as Dental Assistant at Cummins Family Dental. Idelicia was born in Cape Verde and has been living in the United States for 9 years. Idelicia graduated from Massasoit College in 2015 with an Associate degree in Liberal Arts Science. She then continued her education at Lincoln Tech where she focused her career on Dental Assisting. Idelicia chose this path because she likes to work with people. She is fluent is three languages; Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese and Spanish. In her spare time, Idelicia likes to work out and play soccer.