Team

Executive Team

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Dr. Paul Fugazzotto, DDS – Periodontist

Dr. Paul Fugazzotto received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from New York University in 1979, and his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study from Boston University in 1981. Since that time Dr. Fugazzotto had maintained a private practice in Periodontics and implant therapy in Milton, Massachusetts.

Dr. Fugazzotto has authored and coauthored over 80 articles in refereed scientific journals, as well as authoring a monograph entitled “Guided Tissue Regeneration: Maximizing Clinical Results” and three textbooks entitled “Preparation of the Periodontium for Restorative Dentistry”; “Decision Making in Regenerative and Implant Therapies”; and “Periodontal Restorative Interrelationships: Maximizing Treatment Outcomes”. He is currently a visiting lecturer at Tufts University, Harvard University and The University of Ancona in Ancona, Italy. Dr. Fugazzotto lectures nationally and internationally of a multitude of topics. Dr. Fugazzotto is an active member of Implantology. Dr. Fugazzotto is Senior Editor of Implant Realities and the US ITI Study Club Coordinator.

Dr. Fugazzotto’s Education

Dr. Fugazzotto’s Publications

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Dr. Anya Rost, DMD, MSD – Periodontist

Dr. Anya Rost received her Certificate in Periodontics and Master’s of Dental Sciences from Virginia Commonwealth University, where she served as a chief resident. She completed her doctoral education at the University Of Connecticut School Of Dental Medicine. During her time there, she co-founded and led a popular Periodontal Interest Group, and earned a Northeastern Society of Periodontics Certificate of Achievement. She is a summa cum laude graduate of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences’ Forsyth Dental Hygiene Program, and a recipient of the Forsyth Alumni Award for Academic Achievement and Community Service.

Dr. Rost has a decade of experience in the field of dentistry, including years of work as a dental hygienist and collaboration on a number of research projects. Dr. Rost is a member of the International Team of Implantology.

In addition to being invited to speak at a number of the larger dental meetings worldwide, Drs. Fugazzotto and Rost lecture extensively to select groups, both within the United States and abroad, on the topics of periodontal therapy, regrowing lost bone, esthetics, and implant therapy. Dr. Rost is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

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Sara M., RN – Medical SPA Director

Sara is a Registered Nurse and Certified Dental Assistant, having earned an Associate Degree in Liberal Arts at Bristol Community College and Nursing Degree from Quincy College. Sara is in the midst of pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at the University of Massachusetts, Boston campus.

Sara developed a passion for esthetic nursing. She has earned a certificate from the National Laser Institute for Botox and dermal filler injectables. Sara is highly active in continuing education, taking numerous private onsite and offsite courses focusing upon injectables, skin rejuvenation, and other aspects of esthetic management. Sara is an active member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.

Sara is intimately involved in teaching as well. She is the Educational Coordinator for the Institute for Comprehensive Implant Therapy (ICIT), spending quite a bit of time helping to formulate courses and plan organizational events both nationally and internationally with the ICIT’s Director, Dr. Paul Fugazzotto. As an ICIT faculty member, Sara teaches during the ICITs Master Practice Growth Program, and is the primary speaker at the ICITs Dental Ambassador Program.

Most importantly, Sara blends clinical skills and an artistic sense when performing therapies for clients and patients, delivering optimal results with a minimum amount of treatment. Sara’s cultural competence ensures that she treats every client and patient as an individual.

In addition to Sara’s undeniable talent with esthetic therapy, she works closely with Dr. Fugazzotto in the treatment of muscle pain and TMJ disorders.

Sara’s diagnostic insight, technical capabilities and concern and empathy for all clients are unsurpassed.

Chief Operating Officer

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Gregg W – Chief Operating Officer

Gregg brings extensive management experience in leading multi-site domestic and off shore teams to our practice. A results oriented team leader with a “roll up your sleeves” approach, Gregg leads by example in creating a welcoming, patient oriented environment.

In addition to strategic thinking and team building, Gregg’s greatest strength may be his genuine desire to create and oversee a pleasant, respectful environment for team members and patients alike.

Front Office Staff

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Melissa H. – Front Desk Administrator

With over seven years in the medical field, and a strong background in customer service and information technology, Melissa is an invaluable member of our front desk team. Melissa greets patients with a welcoming smile, and is always there to provide information and answer patient questions and concerns.

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Silvia P. – Front Desk Administrator

Silvia is a certified medical interpreter and is fluent in four languages, including Portuguese, Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, and English. Silvia has 8+ years of customer service experience and has been working in the medical field for over four years. Silvia thrives upon meeting new people, addressing patient needs, and fulfilling patient expectations. She is always pleasant, willing to go the extra mile, and greets everyone with a smile.

Billing & Insurance Team

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Pat B. – Billing / Insurance Coordinator

Patricia is a graduate of Boston University’s Dental Assistant Program, and began with the practice as a Certified, Dental Assistant. She was later promoted to her current role as the billing and insurance specialist. Patricia is also an integral part of our front office team, bringing more than three decades of experience to our practice. She is well versed in insurance issues, and is always willing to go out of her way to help patients and colleagues manage any questions which may arise. Patricia also helps patients maximize the use of their insurance benefits to restore their oral health. Please feel free to ask Patricia any questions you may have.

Administrative Team

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Barbara L. – Executive Assistant

Barbara is a graduate of New Jersey City University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Special Education. Barbara performs an integral role as Dr. Fugazzotto’s personal assistant, planning national and international travel; coordinating Dr. Fugazzotto’s itinerary and planning special events.

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Glynis – Medical Spa Manager

Glynis earned a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Psychology from Cambridge College, and is a certified Microsoft Office specialist. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Organizational and Industrial Development. Glynis is well versed in all aspects of our Reflections Medical Spa, and is dedicated to helping patients address their health needs and fulfill their esthetic desires. Glynis ensures that the environment of Reflections Medical Spa is welcoming, and that all patients and clients are treated with kindness and respect. Please feel free to stop by Reflections Medical Spa at any time to say hello to Glynis and learn more about what we do.

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Mackenzie J. – Administrative & Personal Assistant

Mackenzie is enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Boston, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a focus in human genetics. Mackenzie is an integral part of our practice, providing administrative and organizational support in every aspect of the practice. She possess advanced computer and technical skills, is extremely dependable and flexible, and pleasant. Mackenzie is always willing to go the extra mile in every aspect of the job. Please stop in any time and say hello to Mackenzie.

Payroll Team

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Nadège B. – Payroll Manager & Accounts Analyst

Nadège is bilingual and multitalented, being fluent in both written and verbal French Creole.  Nadege graduated from Laboure College with a degree in Nursing. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Human Resource Management. Nadège brings to the practice a solid background in finance and banking, and is adept at managing processes, compensation, wage structure, and benefits administration.  She is always concerned about how to best serve our patients, vendors, and employees, and is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure efficiency. Please stop in any time and say hello to Nadège.

Oral Health Care Team

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Sue C., CDA – Lead Dental Assistant

Sue is a Certified Dental Assistant, bringing more than two decades of experience to patient care. Sue’s chairside manner is second-to-none, and her primary concern is always patient comfort and satisfaction, and her patient’s always leave with a smile.  In addition, Sue is well versed in all areas of dentistry and is both willing and able to address all patient questions and concerns, and continuously goes the extra mile in all aspects of her job.

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Edita V., CDA – Dental Assistant

Edita is a certified in dental assistant who brings great compassion and experience to patient care. Edita is well versed in all therapies we perform and able to answer patient questions and concerns. Edita is fluent in Lithuanian and Russian, and is always ready to help patients understand their treatment needs and necessary care.

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Jenn D., CDA – Dental Assistant

Jenn is a Certified Dental Assistant with 20 years of experience in Periodontics, as well as all other fields of dentistry. She is friendly and hard-working, and approaches every aspect of her job with determination and vigor.  Jenn is always willing to answer any questions that may arise, as her patients are always her primary concern.

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Vy N., CDA – Dental Assistant

Vy is a Certified Dental Assistant with many years of experience in implants and Periodontics. She is friendly and enthusiastic, and enjoys helping others. Vy is both professional and attentive, with a contagious smile and is always willing to go the extra mile.

 

Hygiene Team

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Diane F., RDH

Diane is a Registered Dental Hygienist with over three decades of experience. Diane does whatever is necessary to make the patient’s experience and treatment as pleasant as possible. Diane is well versed in all aspects of dentistry, and is able to address all patient questions and concerns. Diane has a contagious laugh, and makes each day at the practice pleasant and memorable.

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Erica P., RDH

Erica is a Registered Dental Hygienist with decades of experience. Erica makes every effort to ensure the patient experience is as pleasant as possible. She is well versed in all aspects of dentistry and able to address all patient questions and concerns.

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Paula D., RDH

Paula is a Registered Dental Hygienist with over two decade of experience. Paula treats every patient with kindness and compassion and makes every effort to ensure the patient experience is as pleasant as possible. She is well versed in all aspects of dentistry and able to address all patient questions and concerns.

Ambassador Team

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Scott W. – Practice Ambassador

Scott brings over a decade of experience to patient care. Scott is well versed in all aspects of treatment, and more than happy to address patient questions and concerns. Scott is the Ambassador in our office, interfacing with referring doctors to ensure that their questions are answered, their needs are met, and they are well informed about our continuing education opportunities.