Boston Magazine Top Dentist

In the inaugural Top Dentist issue of Boston Magazine, 10 Gentle Dental doctors received the distinction of “Top Dentist”. Boston Magazine sent letters to every dentist in Boston and the surrounding region asking them to nominate a dentist for the Boston Magazine Top Dentist award. Of the 4,200+ votes, 381 dentist were named a “Top Dentist” by Boston Magazine. Gentle Dental has the most “Top Dentist” distinctions of any other dental practice in this issue of Boston Magazine. Along with peer voting, top vote-getters were reviewed by an advisory board of select dentists, chosen for their credentials and the high number of votes they received. Gentle Dental is proud to be in this Top Dentist issue of Boston Magazine and to provide expert dental care throughout New England.

Gentle Dental Boston Magazine Top Dentist

Girschek, Dentist, Waltham, Dental

Dr. Robert Girschek, Dental Director
Gentle Dental Waltham

Dr. Robert Girschek received his Bachelor’s of Science degree from McGill University and earn his DMD at Tufts University. He firmly believes in a comprehensive approach to dental care. In his spare time he loves to travel and enjoys his weekends in Vermont. He is an avid skier and a second degree black belt in karate.

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Dr. Leena Desai, Dental Director

Dr. Leena Desai, Dental Director
Gentle Dental Chelmsford

Dr. Leena Desai has been practicing dentistry since 1982 when she received her Bachelor in Dental Surgery in India. In 1995 Dr. Desai received her DMD from Tufts School of Dental Medicine where she held the roll of Associate Director of Practice Management. Dr. Desai thrives on seeing her patients smile. No compromises, no shortcuts is her motto. When not seeing patients she enjoys biking, reading, dogs, and spending time with her family. She has been a member of Gentle Dental for over 20 years.

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Dr Jonathan Millen, Dental Director

Dr. Jonathan Millen, Dental Director
Newbury Dental Associates

For over 20 years Dr. Millen has taken on the role of part artist, part scientist in providing the highest standard of care to thousands of patients. Through restorative, cosmetic, and implant dentistry, Dr. Millen has been able to change patients’ lives by creating beautiful healthy smiles. He is also a proud husband and father of two little ladies that keep him busy outside of the office.

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Ronit Smolyar Top DentistDr. Ronit Smolyar, Endodontist
Gentle Dental Boston, Chelmsford, and Stoughton

Dr. Ronit Smolyar received her D.M.D degree in 1999 and her specialty degree in Endodontics in 2002 both from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and a member of Massachusetts Dental Association and American Association of Endodontists.
Dr. Smolyar loves what she does and is deeply committed to ensure her patients receive the best possible treatment and high quality professional service.

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Dr. David Goldberg, Periodontist

Dr. David Goldberg, Periodontist
Gentle Dental Natick, Waltham, Newbury Dental, Abington Family Dental

A member of Gentle Dental for over 25 years, Dr. David Goldberg is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and completed his Periodontal Residency at the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Goldberg strives to give every patient the best opportunity for dental health and is an advocate for the link between dental health and overall health. When he’s not practicing, Dr. Goldberg is a chronic runner and has enjoyed running in multiple 5k and half marathon events year round.

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Dr Natalia Hoffman Boston Top DentistDr. Natalia Hoffmann, Orthodontist
Gentle Dental Brighton, Jamaica Plain, Malden, Peabody, Wakefield, and West Roxbury

Dr. Natalia Hoffmann graduated Summa Cum Laude from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and continued her studies at Tufts by receiving an advanced degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. She believes that it is a high privilege to be able to improve patients’ smiles, often changing their lives and providing more confidence and personal satisfaction. Dr. Hoffmann has a deep understanding of her patients and enjoys developing a relationship with patients and their family, understanding their unique needs and wishes. In her free time she enjoys attending art exhibits and music concerts with her family, as well as spending time in nature.

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Doctor Ferrick Top Dentist BostonDr. Carolyn Ferrick, Orthodontist
Gentle Dental Brockton

Dr. Carolyn Ferrick is a Board Certified specialist in Orthodontics, and completed her D.M.D degree and Orthodontic residency at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She is passionate about developing close relationships with her patients and their families, and provides customized treatment plans to address all smile needs, from traditional braces to Invisalign and other cosmetic options. Dr. Ferrick enjoys traveling with her husband, Corey, spending summers on Cape Cod, and all things Disney.

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Dr. Shadi Daher, Oral Surgeon

Dr. Shadi Daher, Oral Surgeon
Newbury Dental Associates

Dr. Daher received his B.S. degree in Mathematics from the American University of Beirut, his DMD degree and his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training from Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. His focus is on Dental Implants and adjunct procedures and has been pioneering in demonstrating surgical techniques via live webcasts. Dr. Daher is also one of the founders and the president of the Massachusetts-based charitable organization Medical Missions for Children, Inc.

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Dr Mahoozi Top Dentist in Boston

Dr. Amir Mahoozi, Periodontist
Gentle Dental Quincy

Dr. Mahoozi earned his undergraduate degree in Physiology from Leeds University in England before moving to Massachusetts to study Dentistry at Boston University. Dr. Mahoozi serves as an assistant clinical professor at Boston University. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Mahoozi’s priorities are family, soccer and poetry. The doctor is also a poet, penning over 500 poems with his work having been published in Scout Cambridge Magazine.
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Dr Klimashov Top Dentist Boston

Dr. Kirill Klimashov, Oral Surgeon
Gentle Dental Arlington, Cambridge, Natick, Somerville, Waltham, West Roxbury, Worcester

Coming from a family of dentists, Dr. Klimashov attended The Boston University School of Dental Medicine for his DMD and continued for a specialty in Oral Surgery for an additional 4 years. He believes that dentistry a unique in its application merger of art and science in a single area of human health. When he’s not in the office, Dr. Klimashov enjoys jogging, reading, and traveling with his family.

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