Meet the Dentistry Team

Jessica Riehl, DVM, DAVDC

Dr. Riehl joined Angell in 2016 after practicing at a veterinary specialty hospital in Seattle, Washington. She graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. Dr. Riehl then completed an internship in West Islip, NY followed by a residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She became a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College in 2014. Dr. Riehl currently serves on the Credentials Committee for the AVDC.


University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 2010


University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, Residency in Dentistry and Oral Surgery, 2011-2014
The Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island, Rotating Internship, 2010-2011

Erin V. Abrahams, DVM

Dr. Abrahams grew up in Northern California and studied Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior at UC Davis before moving to New England to attend Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. Prior to joining the Angell Dentistry team, Dr. Abrahams served 3 years as a Veterinary Corps Officer in the U.S. Army, stationed in Groton, CT. Dr. Abrahams feels privileged to be working alongside Dr. William Rosenblad, who helped to shape her interest in dentistry as a veterinary student and general practitioner. Dr. Abrahams spends much of her free time on her road bike and celebrates her love of cycling with an annual bike tour across MA.


Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, DVM 2011
University of California at Davis, BS 2006

Michael Johnson, CVT, Dentistry Supervisor

Michael Johnson has been working as a veterinary dentistry technician at Angell since 1999. He graduated from the top of his Vet Tech class at Colorado Mountain College in 1990. After graduation, he completed a Vet Tech internship program at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. He continued to work at AMC until moving to Boston to join the Angell dentistry team.

Julissa Almendarez, Technician

Julissa graduated from Mount Ida College with a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology in May 2012, and began working with the Angell Dentistry department shortly thereafter. Prior to graduation, Julissa had completed two internships at Angell, one with General Medicine and one with Dentistry. She has also worked as a human EMT since 2001 and continues to work on a part time basis with a private ambulance company in the Metro Boston area.