Communications and Public Awareness Committee

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The MDS's publication Oral Health is Overall Health focuses on the importance of regular oral care and how it relates to your physical health.

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Meeting Dates and Events

All Communications and Public Awareness Committee meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. at MDS headquarters (unless otherwise indicated).

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Primary Responsibilities 

The Communications and Public Awareness Committee is composed of volunteer dentists whose primary responsibilities are to:

  • Develop communications programs to achieve the goals of the Board of Trustees as forwarded to the committee for implementation.
  • Develop and review communications messages to the public concerning the image of dentistry and the Society.
  • Identify, recommend, plan, and execute public awareness programs of the Society that educate the public on the value of oral health and position the MDS as the ultimate resource for oral health information.
  • Support initiatives and develop strategies that promote the MDS as an advocate on important issues that benefit the members and the public.
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Minutes and Materials

Questions or comments concerning meetings or minutes can be directed to the Chair or MDS staff liaison, Scott Davis.

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  • June 26, 2012 Minutes  
  • December 6, 2011 Minutes  
  • June 16, 2011 Minutes
  • March 15, 2011 Minutes 
  • September 28, 2010 Minutes
  • June 29, 2010 Minutes
  • December 15, 2009
  • September 22, 2009 Minutes   
  • June 22, 2009 Minutes   
  • March 16, 2009 Minutes
  • November 18, 2008 Minutes
  • September 23, 2008 Minutes
  • April 7, 2008 Minutes
  • January 7, 2008 Minutes
  • September 24, 2007 Minutes


    Members (May 2012 - May 2013)

    Contact the members below or the MDS Staff Liasion, Scott Davis.


    Nicholas T. Papapetros II, DMD
    19 Barnard St
    Andover 01810
    (978) 475-5333





    Heidi B. Aaronson, DMD
    1 Washington St #306
    Wellesley 02481
    (781) 431-9999

    John W. Barone, DMD
    107 N Washington St
    North Attleboro 02760
    (508) 699-2481

    Kelly M. Bouchard, DMD
    103 Van Deene Ave
    West Springfield 01089
    (413) 733-3019

    Erin K. Hoye, DMD
    3 Spring St
    PO Box 949
    Marion 02738
    (508) 748-0744



      Norman F. Rogers, DDS
    126A Pleasant Valley St
    Methuen 01844
    (978) 682-0336

    David Mitchell Singer, DMD
    Boston Endodontics
    50 Salem St Bldg A
    Lynnfield 01940
    (781) 245-8828  

    Kathryn I. Vitiello, DMD
    72 Woburn St
    Medford 02155
    (781) 710-2163

    Graduate Student

    Nicole D. Holland, DDS

    Trustee Liasion

    Anthony N. Giamberardino, DMD
     84 High St #304
    Medford 02155
    (781) 396-3800