New Dentist Committee


Meeting Dates and Events

  • Friday, September 9, 2016 -  Committee Meeting 6:30 p.m.; Networking event 7:30 p.m. Quattro Restaurant, Hopkinton. Join us for delicious food and drink while meeting up with old and new colleagues and friends! Registration includes 1 drink ticket per person and endless apps. Register BEFORE AUG 31st to receive 2 drink tickets!
  • $10 Members, $15 Non-Members.

  •  Family Fun Apple Picking Event! 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Honey Pot Hill Orchards, Stow. Date TBA
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - WebEx Meeting 7 p.m.
  • Friday, December 2, 2016 - Networking Event 7 p.m. (location TBA)
Go to MDS Calendar


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.
Review Bylaws


Minutes and Materials

Questions or comments concerning meetings or minutes can be directed to the chair or MDS staff liaison Chelsea Fitzgerald.

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



Contact the members below or the MDS staff liaison Chelsea Fitzgerald


Michael A. Cooper, DMD
(508) 234-6363

Michael Cooper, DMD   



Prerna Aggarwal, DMD
(413) 445-6680

Jeffrey Bellanti, DMD
(617) 332-1234

Catherine DeSimini, DMD
(508) 695-2064

John J. Gentile, DMD
(617) 990-6943 

Sathish Gobichettypalayam, DDS
(617) 432-1443

Marielle Johnson, DMD
(781) 643-0010

Cassandra Jones, DMD
(413) 528-5565

Benjamin Roth, DMD
(978) 345-6911

Jauna Souza, DMD
(508) 990-1499

Erich C. Schmidt, DMD
(413) 445-4592

Ana Serrenho, DMD

ASDA Representatives

Boston University 

Vishal Gohel

Garrett Wingrove



Adam Patenaude

Tufts University

Mandy Alamwala


Immediate Past Chair

Andrea Fallon, DMD
(413) 786-0085





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