Behind the smiles
where it all began


Hi, I’m Dr. Naomi owner of Levy Goldman Dentistry. I’d love to tell you the story of how we became what we are today, but first I’d like to thank you for stopping by and taking the time to read our story! So, thank you!

My dad opened the doors of his practice in 1993 with just a handful of patients that followed him from a previous practice. He grew an extremely loyal patient following with his kind and patient nature, his natural way of putting people at ease, and his gentle touch. Patients loved him and they raved about him to their friends and family and the practice really started to grow.

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Now let’s fast forward a few years. My mom also worked in the practice as a dental hygienist, and she would pick my brother and I up from school some days and bring us to the office to play in the waiting room until she and my dad were done with work. We must have been 5 or 6 then. I remember I loved being there. I felt like part of the team. When I was 8 years old, I decided I wanted to be an Orthodontist. I saw the lifestyle my parents had, and I thought it seemed great! By age 14 I was working in the practice at the front desk, and I started to really get to know the patients. I learned who their family members were, what their hobbies were, I heard about their life events, and they became like family to me. I continued to work there in the summers until I started dental school. While in school I found my passion for cosmetic dentistry and decided not to go into Orthodontics, but instead to join my father and pursue general dentistry. I started managing the practice pretty much right away and 7 years later we decided it was time for me to buy the practice. So, In January 2022 I became the proud owner of Levy Goldman Dentistry.
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Today my dad and I work together in the practice and are the perfect complement to each other. He poured his heart into building it and now I’m pouring mine into growing it. I get to pursue my passion for cosmetics and restorative dentistry while he practices a broad scope of general dentistry.

I know this story was a little long, but I had to tell you all the details to show you where I’m coming from when I say this is not just a job for me, this is a second home for me. I grew up here. I know and love my patients and my entire team. Some of my team members have been here for over 15 years! There are generations of families that come here and patients that have been with us for 30 years. This practice is one of the things in my life I’m most proud of (second only to my family). I love what I do every day and I think that passion shines through to my team, and to my patients. So, I hope this helps give you insight into why this place is so great and why you should join our dental family. I hope to see you soon!

x, Dr. Naomi

Bring us your smile, we’ll make it bold and beautiful. At Levy Goldman Dentistry, we’re all about the transformation – big or small.

Dr. Naomi Goldman
Owner of Dr. Levy Goldman Dentistry

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MEET The Team

Owner, Cosmetic & Restorative Dentist

Dr. Naomi Goldman

Dr. Naomi Levy Goldman has a passion for cosmetic dentistry but practices a wide range of restorative dentistry as well. She grew up in Peabody, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Connecticut, and then attended the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, where she received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 2013. She then completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the Togus VA Medical Center in Augusta, ME, where she furthered her dental education by treating veterans with complex medical and dental needs.

Dr. Naomi is a published author on the topic of the dental needs of the elderly patient. She participated in a mission trip to Honduras to provide dental care to remote under-served villages. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Massachusetts Dental Society. She recently earned her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry as well. 

In her spare time (if she has any) she loves doing yoga, hiking, and spending time with her husband and two boys Ben and Bodhi.

Founder, General Dentist

Dr. Danny Levy

Dr. Danny Levy is a longtime Peabody resident. He graduated with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery from New York University dental school in 1986. Dr. Levy first practiced in a multidisciplinary group practice in Worcester, and subsequently in Peabody. In 1991, he opened his own practice in Peabody where he established himself as a general dentist, serving the dental needs of the community, from the very young to the elderly. His practice grew rapidly primarily through word-of-mouth referrals from patients who appreciated his caring approach and a light touch. Dr. Levy was voted ‘Favorite Dentist’ by the readers of the Peabody/Lynnfield newspaper, was named in the ‘Boston Area’s Top Dentist’ list in the Boston Consumers’ Checkbook magazine and is a recipient of the ‘Gatehouse Media Reader’s Choice Award’. Dr. Levy is also a member of the American Dental Association, the North Shore District Dental Society, and the Massachusetts Dental Society. In his spare time he loves being active, whether it be biking, snowboarding, windsurfing, or walking the beach!

Jenn Laroche

Jenn has been part of the Levy Goldman dental team for 5 years! She earned her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene at UNE in 2012. One of Jenn’s favorite parts of being a hygienist is making sure that all patients, especially the nervous ones, leave her chair comfortable and relaxed after each visit. She is quite funny and we always hear hysterical laughing coming from her operatory. When she isn’t caring for her patients, you will find her spending time with her husband, twin boys, family and friends!


Lauren Taylor

Lauren earned her Associate degree in dental hygiene from Forsythe school of dental hygiene in 1994 and her Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene from Northeastern University in 1998. She has been with the practice for over seven years. Other than her passion for dental hygiene and making patients feel at ease during dental cleanings, Lauren enjoys outdoor adventures, photography, and spending time with her two sons and dog Zuko.

MaryEllen Widberg

MaryEllen has been a dental hygienist for many years and with Levy Goldman Dentistry since 2020. She is a graduate of Westbrook College and Salem State University. She received her Local Anesthesia Permit from Middlesex Community College. She is a proud member of the American Dental Association, President of the North Shore Dental Hygienists’ Association, and was voted Massachusetts Hygienist of the Year for 2018 for her dedication to her profession and her volunteer work. 

She is very passionate about her career as a dental hygienist. She enjoys forming relationships with her patients and helping them achieve their optimal oral health. She attends many continuing education seminars, most recently Periodontal Laser Therapy, which she is excited to offer her patients.

She lives in Peabody with her husband and son. She enjoys gardening, skiing, yoga, hiking, long walks, volunteer work and time with her family. Her motto in life is “Be the reason someone smiles today!”

Lead Dental Assistant

Jessica Malagodi

Jessica started working for the Levys’ back in 2014 and has been enjoying her journey in the industry. She graduated from Everest Institute in 2012 and obtained her x-ray certification at Boston University. She is certified in CPR and a Licensed Dental Assistant. She has been assisting with Dr. Naomi on all kinds of fun and exciting treatments and is an expert in fabricating appliances and performing all whitening in our office. 

In her spare time, you can find her spending time with her dog Max, fishing, making jewelry, playing and planning pranks, cooking and baking, and doing whatever the day may have in store for her. As the practice expands, she looks forward to growing with the practice and expanding her knowledge.

Dental Assistant

Elizabeth Thibodeau

Elizabeth has been a dental assistant for over 18 years, and we recently had the pleasure of adding her to our team. Her passion is making each and every patient feel proud and confident about their smile. She also has a way of making sure all patients feel at ease while they are visiting with us. She believes in treating her patients as if they were her own family and her motto is “Changing smiles one day at a time!” In her spare time, she loves spending time with her 3-year-old son, Callen.

Treatment Coordinator

Denise Crosby

Denise has been with our practice for 15 years and is excited to continue growing with us. Being with us for so long, she has worn many hats in our dental office. Denise started with us as Dr. Levy’s dental assistant. She graduated from Dental Careers of the North Shore in 2007 and received her x-ray certification from Tufts University in 2008. She has been a staple here at Levy Goldman dentistry for many years continuing to grow and move her way up. Denise has an excellent relationship with many of our patients. She will gladly handle any concerns you have and will make sure you always feel comfortable and at ease. In her spare time Denise enjoys spending time with her son Dante, boating, playing pool and enjoying quality time with friends and family.

Front Desk Coordinator

Kiara Silva Lee

Kiara is a patient, driven professional who has worked in the dental field for a little over a year. Being new to the field, she is very enthusiastic about oral health and hygiene. You’ll love how sweet she is on the phone, and you’ll notice that she always takes the time to really help our patients. She previously worked as a dental assistant and currently has her certification in radiology for dental auxiliaries. In her free time, she loves working-out, wine nights with friends, spending time with family, and raising her two kittens Olive and Maya.

Insurance Coordinator

Kathy Murtagh

Kathy Murtagh serves as our Insurance and Billing coordinator and has worked in the dental field for many years. She truly cares about each of our patients and meticulously reviews each of their dental plans to determine their coverage. She works to ensure each of our patients are receiving the maximum benefits allowed in their policy and that they are being accurately billed for their treatments. Kathy has a wealth of industry knowledge and thoroughly loves being a part of the Levy Goldman Dentistry team. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandson Will and granddaughter Madelyn.


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