Your comprehensive dental health is our top priority. Our team is committed to providing you with personalized, top quality dental care that you can count on! Meet the Smile Center Team!
Dr. Manjula Battaluri D.M.D
Dr. Battaluri (Dr. B) has been practicing dentistry since 1998. She is a graduate of Boston University School of
Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts; where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree through Advanced Standing program. She also has a Dental degree (B.D.S) from India. Recently, Dr. Battaluri was honored to be chosen as one of Boston's Top Dentists by her peers.
Dr. Battaluri has extensive experience in all aspects of general dentistry to provide you with the most
comprehensive and personalized dental experience. Her focus is on general and cosmetic dentistry. After more than 20 years in dentistry, Dr. Battaluri remains passionate about offering patients the latest in technology and is proud to be providing service in Lowell. Her commitment to state-of-the-art dentistry, along with her attention for detail and eye for aesthetics ensures you receive the highest level of care. Her gentle mannerism and sweet nature set her aside from other dentists, which makes her patients at very comfortable in her chair. She is excellent with dental phobic patients. She takes time with each individual to understand their particular dental goals in order to recommend the best treatment for the patient’s specific needs.
Dr. Battaluri is generously involved with the Blind School in India. Her mission is to help raise awareness, train and improve oral health for the children. She has partnered with other dentists from India and Jyothi Seva Blind School using audio-tactile techniques to help teach the children “muscle memory” when brushing. This is a rewarding, on-going project that creates an enormous impact on every child’s life to better their overall health.
Dr. Battaluri resides in Westford, Massachusetts with her husband and her daughter. When not in
the office, you can find Dr. Battaluri enjoying photography and traveling the world.
Dr. Shamantha Venkatappa Ramadas - D.M.D
Dr. Shamantha is originally from India but now calls Boston her home. She graduated from Bangalore
university, India with a Dental Degree (B.D.S) in 2003. She continued her studies at Tufts University
School of Dental Medicine where she was accepted in the Advanced Standing Program and received her
Doctor of Dental Medicine D.M.D degree in 2007.
Dr. Shamantha goes by ‘Dr. Sam’, as she knows her name is a 'mouth full!' She practices her general dentistry with a precise, soft approach, and is very detailed with her explanations. She ensures that the patient is aware of all of their treatment options so they know exactly what is best recommended for their individual needs. Not only is Dr. Shamantha passionate about giving you the smile you've always desired, but she strives to create a calm and compassionate environment for all her patients. She loves to laugh, have fun, and treat all her patients as she would her family and friends.
Dr. Sam lives in southern New Hampshire with her husband and 2 kids. In her free time she enjoys
traveling, cooking and spending time with her kids and friends. If you see her, tell her a joke as she is full of laughs
Sara - Registered Dental Hygienist
Sara is a Registered Dental Hygienist at Smile Center Lowell. She received her associate degree in Dental Hygiene from Middlesex Community College in 2008. Since then, she has been on Dr. Battaluri's team providing compassionate comprehensive dental care to all of her patients. Her straight-forward gentle approach helps her patients feel at ease in her chair. She is thorough, and takes pride in educating her patients about current oral health information. She is also active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association.
When Sara is not at work, she is spending time with family and friends, watching the Patriots and
relaxing. Sara has always enjoyed traveling. If you see her, tell her about your travel experiences as she always enjoys discussing new travel destinations!
Tara - Registered Dental Hygienist
Tara is a Registered Dental Hygienist at Smile Center Lowell. She has been practicing dental hygiene for over 15 years and is a graduate of Middlesex Community College. Tara will make you feel as if you have known her for years immediately, as her genuine delightful personality shines through. She is caring, honest and extremely meticulous. She enjoys working as a team player and it definitely shows.
When Tara is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and attending country concerts. She loves to have a good time and is always up to something fun!
Stepfanie has 6+ years experience in the dental field. She attended Middlesex Community College and graduated with a Certification in Science (Dental Assisting) in 2013.
Stepfanie has many important roles at Smile Center Lowell. Mostly, you will see her up front eager to greet patients as they walk in. She has a great knowledge base in dental insurance and procedures. Have a question? She can help you! Stepfanie also helps assist the doctors when needed and is always there for the entire team, which makes her the perfect team player!
When she is not hard at work, she enjoys hosting family gatherings, cooking, baking, music and dancing! Stepfanie also loves spending time with her husband and daughter. You can tell she loves to have fun, and family is very important to her!
Mary - Insurance Coordinator / Billing Specialist
Mary is the insurance coordinator and billing specialist for Smile Center Lowell. She has over five years of experience in the dental industry; both as an office manager as well as a dental assistant. Her extensive insurance knowledge, clinical knowledge and commitment to detail assures each claim will be carefully prepared, inspected and presented correctly to each insurance company. She always strives to go the extra mile to ensure patient satisfaction. Mary is certified inCPR, infection control, andOSHAstandards as certified by state of Massachusetts.
In her free time, she enjoys shopping, exercising, and spending time with her love ones.
Andys - Lead Dental Assistant
Andys is the lead Dental Assistant at Smile Center Lowell. She excels in assisting both doctors with all of our patients. Andy greets each patient with a smile and guides them through the appointment from start to finish, from verifying the procedures, educating on pre-and post-treatment, and most of all, ensuing that the patient’s comfort is top priority throughout the entire time. She is responsible for setting up the rooms, sterilizing the instruments and much more. Did you know Andy is also a dentist in Dominican Republic! She really knows her dentistry!
In her free time she enjoys adventures and road trips, but spending time with her family and friends is the best part!
In need of immediate care?
If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room. We can treat various dental injuries, including teeth that have been chipped, moved, or knocked out entirely. Please call our office for assistance.