Office Manager


Front Office Coordinator

Lizannette Colon serves as the Front Office Coordinator at Cummins Family Dental. Growing up, Lizannette 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. Lizannette is pursuing a higher degree at Roxbury Community College, Business Management. She is also CPR certified and fluent in Spanish. Lizannette 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, Lizannette spends time with her two beautiful daughters doing fun, adventurous activities in and outside of the city.



Insurance / Financial Coordinator

Ingrid Angie

Treatment Plan Coordinator

Ingrid Christina

AR Coordinator



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.




Leonel Villalona is a dedicated and skilled dental hygienist who is thrilled to be part of the team at Cummins Family Dental. Leonel is currently in his fourth year of dental hygiene and is committed to providing personalized and high-quality care to all of our patients.

Growing up, Leonel had a strong passion for dentistry, largely influenced by his mother who is also a dentist. In high school, he began working in a dental office and continued his education at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science, where he graduated from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene with a bachelor's degree. He also holds a certification in CPR and is licensed to administer local anesthesia, ensuring that our patients receive the highest level of care.

When he is not in the office, Leonel enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also has a passion for sports and enjoys playing basketball and baseball.




Marleah Cummins is a highly trained and compassionate registered nurse with six years of experience in the healthcare industry. Marleah's passion for dentistry was ignited over the past 10 years as she worked alongside Dr. Cummins as one of the founding team members of Cummins Family Dental. Recently, Marleah decided to return to school to pursue her second Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene, with the goal of providing exceptional dental care to the community.

Marleah received her Dental Hygiene degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in December of 2021. She is certified in CPR and OSHA and is also licensed to administer Local Anesthesia. With her extensive experience in the healthcare industry and specialized training in dental hygiene, Marleah is dedicated to providing the highest quality care to all of our patients.

When she is not working, Marleah enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and engaging in self-care activities to ensure she is able to provide her patients with the best care possible.

If you are looking for friendly and knowledgeable dental hygienists in the Dorchester, MA area, look no further than Cummins Family Dental. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and experience the difference that personalized, compassionate care can make in your oral health.


Dental Assistant

Idelicia Mendes is a highly skilled Dental Assistant at Cummins Family Dental, with extensive training and experience in the field. After graduating from Lincoln Tech, she was recruited by Cummins Family Dental and began working as a Dental Assistant under the guidance of Dr. Cummins herself. With her excellent training and hands-on experience, Idelicia is well-equipped to assist our team of dental professionals in providing exceptional care to our patients.

As a compassionate and knowledgeable Dental Assistant, Idelicia is committed to making our patients feel comfortable and at ease during their appointments. Fluent in three languages (Cape-Verdean Creole, Portuguese, and Spanish), she can communicate effectively with patients from a wide range of backgrounds. As a highly skilled Dental Assistant, Idelicia is committed to providing exceptional care to all of our patients and ensure that they achieve optimal oral health. In her spare time, she enjoys working out and playing soccer, keeping her motivated and ready to take on any task in the office. 


Dental Assistant

Meet Taven Felix, a skilled and passionate Dental Assistant at Cummins Family Dental. Taven attended Boston Career Institute for dental assisting, where he received top-notch training in the field. Since then, he has been committed to providing exceptional care to our patients and making a positive impact on their oral health.

Taven's commitment to dentistry is so strong that he started his journey to becoming a licensed Dental Hygienist.  He recently graduated from dental hygiene school and is preparing to take his board exams soon. He loves helping patients improve their appearance and boost their self-confidence, and is always looking for ways to expand his knowledge and skills in the field.

In his spare time, Taven enjoys trying new restaurants and new workouts, keeping himself healthy and energetic. With his passion for dentistry and dedication to patient care, Taven is an invaluable member of our team at Cummins Family Dental.



Dental Assistant

If you are looking for a skilled and compassionate Dental Assistant in the Dorchester, MA area, Cummins Family Dental is the right choice for you. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and experience the exceptional care that our team can provide.