About Your Dentist

Albert Sasala, DDS

Dr. Sasala has over 20 years’ experience in general dentistry.  He hails from Homer City Pa.  He graduated from IUP university in 1990 with a BS in biochemistry.  He then moved to Richmond Va where he went to the Medical College of Virginia and graduated in 1994 with  DDS.  He ran his own private practice after that until he recently moved back to the area this past April 2015. When not doing dentistry he enjoys hanging out with his wife and dog, going to OBX, playing video games, music and photography.


University: UIP, BS Biochemistry, 1990

Dental School: Medical College of Virginia, 1994

Nicholas Wilson, DDS

Dr. Nicholas Wilson attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine from 1984-1988, where he received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine. Dr. Wilson completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Philadelphia from 1990-1994. After successfully completing his residency, Dr. Wilson returned to the Pittsburgh area where he has practiced oral surgery for the past 25 years. His knowledge and experience will benefit our patients and allow us to offer comprehensive care. Dr. Wilson enjoys studying historical events in his downtime and is currently seeking his Masters in History.


University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine Thomas Jefferson University Hospital for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Life & Hobbies


Anouk Sassouni, DMD

The orthodontic component of Chestnut Hills Dental would like to welcome all new patients.  We offer a wide range of services including: ceramic braces, and Invisalign.  We treat adults, adolescents and children. Let us design your best smile possible.  Come visit us for a beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime!

Life & Hobbies

University: University of Pittsburgh, 1978- BA in English & Language.

Dental School: University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, 1982, Certificate in Orthodontics.

Advanced Training: Certificate in Orthodontics.

Ruth Beach, DMD

Dr Beach attended Georgia Institute of technology with a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical engineering and a minor in French.  Before attending dental school she had the opportunity to work at the United States Patent Office as a patent examiner. She attended University of Pittsburgh school of dental medicine.  Before working for Chestnut Hills Dental, she worked in Washington, PA. Outside of work Dr Beach likes to train for half marathons, bike with her husband and son and decorate cakes.