New Dentist Committee

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Meeting Dates and Events

New Dentist Committee meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. at MDS headquarters (unless otherwise indicated).

  • Thursday, June 25, 2015 - Learn How to Reduce the Cost of Your Student Loans with the MDS New Dentist Committee and our Affinity Partners Bank of America Practice Solutions and SoFi, Liberty Hotel, Boston - REGISTER NOW
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A Special Informational Networking Event with our Affinity Partners

LibertyHotelDate: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Location: Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St., Boston 

As a member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, you are cordially invited to this rewarding seminar about how to reduce, restructure, and ultimately save money on your student loans. If you are interested in learning about what steps you can take to save and improve cash-flow, this is an excellent meeting for you to participate in. Come out and join us in this educational meet and greet. RSVP today!

Have fun and mingle with peers while learning about how you can save on your existing student loans. Join us in a great atmosphere to develop an understanding of all your options. This event is free to MDS members and limited to 40 attendees, so register now!


View the event postcard here. $500 Welcome Bonus for MDS members who refinance their loans through!

This program is presented by the New Dentist Committee in collaboration with Bank of America Practice Solutions, SoFi, and Carr Healthcare Realty.






Primary Responsibilities 

The New Dentist Committee is composed of volunteer dentists whose primary responsibilities are to:

  • Assist the Membership Committee in the design and implementation of recruitment and retention programs aimed specifically at new dentists.
  • Study, identify, and disseminate information regarding the unique needs and concerns of new dentists.
  • Interact with local, regional, and national committees and commissions having similar interests.
  • Foster leadership opportunities for new dentists within the organization.
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Minutes and Materials

Questions or comments concerning meetings or minutes can be directed to the chair or MDS staff liaison Marc Kaplan, CAE.

Meeting minutes are now secure for member-only access. Please click here to login and review directions on opening meeting minutes.

  •  Annual House of Delegates Report 




Contact the members below or the MDS Staff Liasion, Marc Kaplan, CAE.


Andrea Fallon, DMD
302 Suffield St
Agawam, MA 01001
(413) 786-0085 

   Andrea Fallon DMD




Michael A. Cooper, DMD
1298 Providence Rd
Whitinsville, MA 01588
(508) 234-6363

John J. Gentile, DMD
5 Paul X Tivnan Dr
West Boylston, MA 01583
(617) 990-6943

 Neda Hovaizi, DDS
495 Sea St
Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 847-1400

Sathish Gobichettypalayam, DDS
181 County St
New Bedford, MA 02740-4713
(617) 432-1443

Bernard A. Matute, DMD
230 Maple St
Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 420-6270

Erich C. Schmidt, DMD
435 South St
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 445-4592

Ana C. Serrenho

One Kneeland St
Boston, MA 02118

ASDA Representatives

Boston University
Mike Mayr
100 East Newton St
Boston, MA 02118

Sally Jacob
100 East Newton St
Boston, MA 02118

Grace Gianneschi
188 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115

Miguel Roquena
188 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115

Timothy C. Jaeger
188 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115

Tufts University
Claire McCarthy
One Kneeland St
Boston, MA 02118



Justine Kelley, DMD 
4 Sequoia Dr
Wilmington 01887-2578
(617) 281-2978


District 1 Representative

Timothy Oh, DMD
Maine Coast Community Dental
70 Kingsland Crossing Suite
Ellsworth, ME 04605-2570