The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.


Alessandra Ritter, D.D.S., M.S.Chapel Hill, NC Endodontist - Alessandra Ritter, DDS, MS

Dr. Alessandra Ritter is an experienced dentist with many years of training and practice in the specialized field of Endodontics.  Dr. Ritter’s initial dental training was completed in Brazil, where she received a dental degree (C.D.) and a Certificate in Endodontics from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianópolis.  After practicing dentistry for 10 years, Dr. Ritter moved to North Carolina with her husband and their two children in 1997.  In Chapel Hill, she completed many years of additional training, and received a D.D.S. degree, a M.S. in Endodontics, and a Certificate in Endodontics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC).  While in training at UNC, Dr. Ritter won a prestigious First Place Graduate Student Poster Research Presentation at the annual session of the American Association of Endodontists for her research on “Pulp Revascularization of Immature Teeth following Dental Trauma.”

Before opening her private practice in Chapel Hill, Dr. Ritter taught at UNC as a Visiting Professor and as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Endodontics, and practiced Endodontics at the UNC Dental Faculty Practice.  Dr. Ritter is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, The North Carolina Dental Society, Tar Heel Endodontics, and the American Association of Endodontists.  She is also a member of the Carolina Alumni Association.

Dr. Ritter has  two children, João “John” Victor and Juliana, and lives in Chapel Hill, NC.

MandyChapel Hill, NC Endodontist - Alessandra Ritter, DDS, MS

Mandy joined our office in August 2016 as our Administrative Specialist. She has previous experience in the medical field, but is so happy and excited she has switched to dental. She earned her degree in Medical Office Administration from Alamance Community College in Graham, NC.

She lives in Hillsborough with her husband, Luke, and their 3 dogs. She loves art and anything related to the outdoors. She enjoys arts and crafts, painting, taking pictures, hunting, fishing, and doing anything outdoors with her wonderful family.


   Marie Roberts  Marie

Marie is from Chapel Hill and the Office Manager for our practice. She brings over 30 years of experience in the dental profession as an administrative manager. She received a Certificate in the University Management Development Program in 2002 from the University of North Carolina Training and Development Program. Before joining Ritter Endodontics she worked at the UNC School of Dentistry where she first met Dr. Ritter.