Hygienist and Assistants


Aakriti Joshi graduated from the Postbaccalaureate Bachelor of Science program of Forsyth Dental Institute at MCPHS Boston, MA. She obtained her first baccalaureate degree in Biology from the University of New Hampshire. Aakriti is a current member of the American Dental Hygienist Association and as an RDH she is certified to administer local anesthesia.

Aakriti was born in Nepal and is fluent in Nepali, Hindi and English. She lives with her twin sister in the North End. Although she loves going to Barr and yoga classes she doesn’t consider herself a fitness fanatic. Kale Juice on the weekdays and dirty martini on the weekend keeps her life in balance.




Carissa Hess, RDH, graduated from Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists in 1998. She has worked in a variety of dental settings since graduation and has been with Dr. Davis since 2009. She is a current member of the American Dental Hygienist Association.
Carissa was born in New York and raised in Boston, where she currently resides. She is the proud parent of a daughter who is attending nursing school and the proud grandparent to her “grandpuppy” Chloe, a Husky-Pitbull mix.
Carissa enjoys exercising regularly and living a healthy lifestyle balanced with a good amount of dessert and wine.