Our Team

Joseph Mallouh, DDS

Balkrishna Gentyala, DMD

Dr. Mallouh attended New York University, where he earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree. He graduated with honors in 1992. Dr. Mallouh purchased the practice from Dr. Balutis in 2012 and has been a tremendous asset to the team. For the past twenty-five years, Dr. Mallouh has strived to improve the oral health of every patient, working to achieve the ultimate smile. His goal is to make dentistry affordable and accessible to all with the highest quality of care. He is a member of the American Dental Society and the American Dental Association(ADA). In his free time, Dr. Mallouh enjoys hiking, biking, tennis, and spending time with his family and friends.

Marjorie Rapose, DMD

Marjorie Rapose, DMD

Dr. Marjorie Silva Rapose graduated with high honors from Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University. Her career was distinguished, she was recognized in the Dean's List and she was also inducted into the prestigious Dental Honor Society "Omicron Kappa Upsilon Society"

Dr. Rapose loves working with patients of all ages including children. While she enjoys all spheres of dental practice, she is especially skilled in aesthetic dentistry. She keeps abreast with advances in dentistry by attending continuing education courses. Dr. Rapose is fluent in English and Portuguese and is married to Alwyn Rapose who is a practicing Infectious Disease specialist in Worcester. Outside of her dental practice, Dr. Rapose enjoys the gym, reading, cooking and travelling. Dr. Rapose looks forward to meeting you at Appleseed Dental.

Caroline Adams, DMD

Dr Adams

Dr. Caroline Adams grew up in Massachusetts, attended public schools before receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at UMass Amherst. During her time at UMass Amherst she competed in ballroom dancing competitions and worked in an endocrinology lab. Dr Adams received multiple research grants and academic accolades as the top 10 students in Biology at UMass Amherst.Dr. Adams went on to earn her D.M.D from Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. In addition to graduating with honors, Dr. Adams worked at a teaching assistant for endodontics, radiology and removable prosthodontics. Dr. Adams is an Invisalign certified provider, and through her active membership with both local and national dental societies, she stays current with the latest treatments and technologies. She is a strong believer of education and communication as the key to building a strong relationship with each patient. In her spare time, she enjoys year round hiking, salsa dancing, wood working,  jewelry making, trying out new recipes and biking.

Mina Ihsan Sammy, DMD

Ahmed Mihyawi, DMD

Dr. Mina Ihsan-Sammy earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Baghdad University School of Dentistry in 2007. Then, she moved to the United States in 2014 and attended Boston University School of Dental Medicine and earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine with “High honors”.

Dr. Ihsan-Sammy  enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and passionate about continuing education, she is certified in Invisalign and facial fillers. She is a member of ADA (American Dental Association) AGD (Academy of General Dentistry) and MDS (Massachusetts Dental Society). she shows compassion and care for all her patients, as she focuses on high quality dental care and ensures great patient experience. 

She loves art and during her spare time, enjoys handcraft, wood carving and painting. She likes to try new restaurants, different cuisine and learn different cultures.

Rima, Office Manager

Ahmed Mihyawi, DMD

Rima is our office manager. Rima graduated with a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in 1997 and is a registered pharmacist. Rima believes in treating others with respect and strives to provide patients with highest quality care. Rima strives not only to meet, but to exceed patient expectations. 

Rima has three kids, who keep her busy. In her spare time, Rima enjoys tennis, hiking, travelling, but most of all spending time with her husband and kids.

Kaitlyn, Registered Dental Hygienist

Marjorie Rapose, DMD

Kaitlyn has spent many years in the dental field as both a Certified Dental Assistant and Registered Dental Hygienist with her local anesthesia permit. She was raised in Westminster and is a 2007 graduate of Monty Tech’s dental assisting program. After working with Dr. Balutis for many years, she continued her education and graduated with her dental hygiene degree from Mount Wachusett Community College in 2012 and completed her Bachelor’s degree from Mt. Ida College in 2015. Kaitlyn returned to MWCC as a faculty member where she taught radiology and clinic to freshman and sophomore students within the setting of a community health center. Her experiences have groomed her into an energetic, positive and professional member of our team. She enjoys treating all patients and has the ability to make their visits as comfortable as possible. Kaitlyn truly takes pride in her work and is constantly working to make her patients have the best experiences by staying current with the latest treatments and technologies. 

In her spare time, Kaitlyn is an Irish Step Dancer of 25 years. She and her husband Wally live in New Hampshire,are avid New England sports fans and enjoy spending time with their son.

Ann, Registered Dental Hygienist


Ann is a registered dental hygienist with 31 years of experience. She received her dental hygiene degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1987 and completed her bachelor’s degree in 1988. Ann worked for 3 years at Tufts Dental School in Boston before getting married and moving back to her home town of Leominster. Ann joined Appleseed Dental in 2017.

Along with spending time with her husband and 3 children, Ann enjoys swimming, running, yoga and HGTV

Youa, Lead Assistant


Youa is our lead assistant. Youa graduated Mount Wachussett Community College in 2011 for dental assistant certificate. Youa loves helping patients achieve their perfect smile! Youa lives locally and enjoys fishing, traveling and spending time with family.

Lisa, Receptionist

Marjorie Rapose, DMD

Lisa is a receptionist at Appleseed Dental, helping patients with pre-treatment plans, insurance and appointments coordination. Lisa has been with Appleseed Dental since 2010. Lisa has enjoyed 29 years in the dental field. Lisa likes to spend her spare time with family and friends. Lisa’s favorite things are good company, good music, and good food!

Robbin, Receptionist

Marjorie Rapose, DMD

Robbin is the receptionist, greeting patients, helping patients with check-in, treatment plans, and answer any billing questions. Robbin joined our family early 2017. Robbin truly enjoys interacting with different patients and helping them achieve their goals in perfecting their smiles. In her spare time, Robbin enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and family.