a healthy smile improves your overall health

Dental Associates Roslindale is a multi-specialty practice and conveniently located near Roslindale Village. Formerly known as Dr. Pappas & Associates, we have served the Roslindale area for more than 40 years. Our team of dentists, specialists and hygienists offer patients most services in-house from basic dental exams and cleanings to teeth whitening, gum treatments, crowns and bridges, root canals and dental implants. Our fillings and sealants are BPA free, Whether you are a long-time patient or need a dentist in Roslindale or the surrounding areas, we look forward to your visit. Dental Associates has been serving loyal patients from Boston, Roslindale, West Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, Newton, Dedham and other surrounding neighborhoods.  Daytime, evening and weekend hours are available to accommodate your busy schedule. We look forward to seeing you.

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Ramesh Izedian

Dr. Izedian is passionate about dentistry. Dr. Izedian’s philosophy is to help patients achieve a beautiful smile and improve their health by providing leading edge dentistry with a caring touch.   Dr. Izedian grew up in Canada and received his Bachelor of Science at the University of Western Ontario.
A believer in continuing to advance his art, Dr. Izedian attends courses at the prestigious Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL and LVI Global in Las Vegas, NV. He is also a leading dentist in the area for offering cutting ....

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Dr. Ruby Ghaffari

Dr. Ghaffari is an experienced clinician with a diverse background. A passionate educator, Dr. Ruby Ghaffari is the vice Chair of the department of Comprehensive Care at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She received her DMD degree from Tufts University in 1992. Dr. Ghaffari has been in private practice for the past 23 years and developed two successful practices in Newton and Downtown Boston. In 2005, she moved to Dubai and joined a multi specialty dental and medical group concentrating on treating complex dental rehabilitation and with emphasis on advanced

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Dr. Jonathan Krochmal

Dr. Krochmal was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia and received a B.S. in Conservation Biology from the University of Maryland College Park followed by his D.D.S. from The University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. Following graduation he completed a general practice residency at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Washington, DC. Dr. Krochmal is a member of the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society....

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Meet the Staff

Yashira Peguero 

Ally Kane

Christine Berman

Jessica Justa

Evelyn Ortiz 


Office Hours








8 AM - 6 PM

8 AM - 6 PM

8 AM - 6 PM

8 AM - 6 PM

By Appointment 

8 AM - 2 PM



During regular business hours please contact the office to be seen on an expedited schedule.  If encountering an issue during off hours, call the office and leave a message.  All messages are regularly checked and responded to.


We accept a number of dental insurance plans. When you make your first appointment, please provide your insurance information. We will review your policy and guide you on how to make the most of your dental benefits. Keep in mind that many procedures may not be fully covered, and in those instances you are responsible for the remaining amount. We will be happy to explain your benefits and discuss payment options. Below is a list of the insurance plans we accept. If your insurance plan is not listed below, please call us as we add new plans throughout the year. 

• Aetna
• Altus
• Assurant
• Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
• Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI
• Cigna
• Connection Dental
• Delta Dental Premier
• Delta Dental PPO
• Guardian
• Humana
• Masshealth
• MetLife
• MPE – Open
• Principal
• United Concordia
• United Healthcare