Welcome to Crescent Dental Associates.

Based in Wakefield, MA for more than 30 years, Crescent Dental Associates offers unparalleled commitment to its patients, and delivers comprehensive, personalized dental care. Creating a collaborative environment between the doctors, the staff and our patients is the foundation of our practice. Our patients come to us not only for premium dental care, but also because they realize that they are a part of a partnership where the ultimate goal is to ensure healthy, long-term oral health. At our practice, we encourage patients to be active members in making the right choices to accomplish this goal.

At Crescent Dental Associates, we work closely with the area’s premier specialists as part of our team. This group of specialists allows us to provide patients with interdisciplinary care from a group of experienced dentists who strive for perfection and have a passion for what they do. Our patients truly benefit from access to this extended network.
Our goal is to focus on providing quality care. With this in mind, every attempt is made to ensure that enough time is provided at each appointment, so that every patient receives individualized and quality care. In addition, we have incorporated the latest technology into our practice.

This web site is rich with relevant and educational information. We encourage you to explore its contents to learn about oral healthcare and Crescent Dental Associates. Contact us today to find out how we can help you achieve your optimal oral health.

Kevin J. McNeil, D.D.S

Dr. Kevin McNeil graduated from Georgetown University School of Dentistry in 1980.  He also received his B.A. degree in chemistry from Colby College in Waterville, Maine.
Dr. McNeil has held numerous positions within the Massachusetts Dental Society and the American Dental Association, including being president of the Massachusetts Dental Society. He is also a member of The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and the International College of Dentists. Additionally, he has been a clinical instructor of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. McNeil’s primary focus has been in the area of restorative dentistry. He has attended the Pankey Institute and has a keen interest in continual education. Dr. McNeil has lectured on dental benefits and dental practice throughout the United States. While at the ADA, he was chairman of the Council on Dental Benefits and was responsible for the oversight of all issues pertaining to third parties, including the revision process for Current Dental Terminology and the development of the Dental Practice Parameters. Dr. McNeil has also been the Associate Editor for Practice Management for the Journal of the American Dental Association and a member of its Editorial Board.  He continues to be a reviewer for JADA.


Jodi Cataldo
Dental Assistant

Jodi has been working at Crescent Dental Associates since 2003. She graduated from Northeast Metro Tech in 1998 with a certificate in dental assisting. She enjoys working with patients to help them reach their oral health goals. Her kind and thoughtful manner is always present. Jodi grew up in Wakefield and still lives here with her husband and her two daughters. They all enjoy spending their free time together.


Heather M. Galpin
Dental Hygienist

Heather started working in our practice as a dental assistant. In 2006, when she graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Dental Hygiene Program at Mount Ida College, she began working as a hygienist in our practice. As a Registered Dental Hygienist, she is committed to preventing dental disease and promoting oral health through patient education. Heather currently resides with her husband and son in Gloucester, MA, where they soon hope to expand their family. She loves movies, music and good food.

Maryann Oliver
Dental Assistant/Office Manager

Maryann has been working in our practice for more than 20 years. She graduated from Mount Ida College in 1984. Along with assisting chair side, Maryann supervises the team at Crescent Dental Associates. She is an invaluable resource to the staff and to all our patients. Maryann lives in Beverly with her husband and four children.

Sharon Frederickson
Dental Assistant

Sharon has more than 17 years of experience working as a Dental Assistant. Sharon truly enjoys working with the patients, and is very caring and attentive to her patients’ needs. Crescent Dental Associates is pleased that she is a member of the team.


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Office Hours

Monday:           7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday:          7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday:      7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday:         7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday:              8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday:          Closed
Sunday:            Closed

We provide 24 hour emergency service through our answering service.