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Orthodontics, Dr. Ghavamian, DMD, MMSc

Mariam Ghavamian, D.M.D., M.M.Sc.Dr. Ghavamian is a specialist in orthodontics for children and adults. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University. After a five year doctorate program at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and earning her D.M.D. degree, she continued her education at Harvard and completed a three year post doctorate specialty training program in Orthodontics combined with a Master of Medical Sciences degree in Oral Biology. She is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society and the Harvard Odontological Society. As the practice owner she is committed to excellence and the goal of providing the highest quality dental care available in the greater Boston area.

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General Dentist, Dr. Amirali Fattahi, DMD

Dr. Amirali Fattahi, DMDDr. Fattahi graduated from Northeastern University earning a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, with minors in Biology and Business. He went on to study dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D). He is currently a member of the American Dental Association and Massachusetts Dental Society.

Dr. Fattahi has strived to achieve excellence in every step of his education and has graduated in the top of his class throughout his academic history. As a general dentist he has a true passion and commitment for providing uncompromising quality care for all of his patients.

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General Dentist, Dr. Kyle Holmberg Vining, DDS

Dr. Kyle Holmberg Vining, DDSDr. Kyle Holmberg Vining graduated from Northwestern University earning a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biomedical Engineering. He went on to study dentistry at the University of Minnesota and completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) with High Distinction. During his dental training, he also completed the prestigious one-year Medical Research Scholars Program at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Kyle is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, and American Association for Dental Research (AADR). As a clinician-scientist, Dr. Kyle highly values excellence and learning. He is currently working towards a Ph.D. in bioengineering at Harvard University, with research goals of developing novel immunotherapies in oral healthcare. Dr. Kyle displays compassion and care for all of his patients, while delivering high-quality general dentistry care.

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Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Mary Ghattas, BDS, DMD

Dr. Mary Ghattas, BDS, DMDDr. Mary Ghattas is a Pediatric Dentist who completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), and her specialty training program in Pediatrics from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. While at Tufts, she received The Jack and Anne, D75P, Endowed Senior Prize Award in Pediatric Dentistry. She also received her hospital training at Tufts Medical Center and The Franciscan Hospital for Children. Before moving to United States, she earned a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Ain Shams University School of Dental Medicine in Cairo, Egypt.

Dr. Ghattas is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Massachusetts Dental Society. She is also the daughter of a Prosthodontist father and a Periodontist mother, and possess 14 years of academic and professional dental experience, all of which will allow her to provide exceptional dental treatment to all her patients.

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Periodontal Surgeon, Dr. Justin Cifuni, DMD

Dr. Justin Cifuni, DMDDr. Justin Cifuni is a board certified (Diplomat) Periodontal Surgeon in the specialty of Periodontology and implant dentistry. He obtained Master of Arts majoring in Medical Science from Boston University’s School of Medicine and completed his specialty in Periodontology from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (BUGSDM). He is a clinical instructor of the advanced specialty education program in Periodontics at (BUGSDM).

Dr. Cifuni is involved in research projects at the University and Dana Farber Cancer institute. Dr. Cifuni continues to work on multiple clinical research projects with numerous companies as well with Boston University in an effort to advance treatments in the field of periodontology. His works involves projects pertaining to hard and soft tissue regeneration along with minimally invasive surgical therapies involving micro instruments and medical lasers. He is American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association and Massachusetts Dental Society. Dr. Cifuni’s specialized skills allow us to provide dental implant planning, placement and restoration for our patients right here in our convenient location.

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General Dentist, Dr. Mina Zaki, DMD

Dr. Mina Zaki, DMDDr. Zaki received his Doctor of Dental Medicine summa Cum laude from Tufts university of School of Dental Medicine. During his time at Tufts, he was the president of his class. Upon graduation, Dr. Zaki was inducted in Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society for his academic achievements. He is also a member of American Dental association and Massachusetts Dental Society. His warm and friendly manner is comforting and reassuring to patients of all ages.

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General Dentist (Kids and Teens) Dr. Shakila Ziashakeri, DMD, MS

Dr. Shakila Ziashakeri, DMD, MSDr. Shakila received her Bachelor of Science from Salisbury University, MD. She continued her education by completing Master of Science in Cellular and Molecular biology from Towson University. Dr. Shakila received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Howard University. During this time, she participated in a dental mission in Jamaica, helping the underserved community. After graduation, she completed a year of General Practice Residency at Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Shakila is currently a resident at Tufts School of Dental Medicine completing her post doctorate in the pediatric dental program. She is a member of American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Her true passion lies in caring for and treating children and creating a comfortable and safe dental experience for them.

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