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Merrimack-Valley-LogoThe Merrimack Valley District has the following meetings and events scheduled. All meetings will be held at 6:00 p.m. at Salvatores, 354 Merrimack Street, Lawrence 01843 unless otherwise indicated. For more information or to register, please contact the District Chair, Rajendra J. Gohel, DMD at (978) 685-7115.

  • Friday, April 10, 2015 - HALF-DAY PROGRAM (8:30 AM to 12:00 PM) - CPR Certification Course, Presented by 1+ Training.
    Location: Salvatore's, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence, MA 01843

  •  Friday, May 8, 2015 - FULL-DAY PROGRAM (8:30 AM to 4:00 PM) - Achieving Aesthetics through Restorative Implant Therapy Solutions, speaker Dr. Dean C. Vafiadis, Associate Clinical Professor NYU School of Dentistry
    Location: Westford Regency Hotel, 219 Littleton Rd, Westford, MA 01886

    To register for this event contact: Rajendra J. Gohel, DMD, District Chair at (978) 685-7115.

    This program will concentrate on treatment guidelines for the achievement of aesthetics in implant dentistry. The top-down treatment planning approach to case preparation will be highlighted.

    Program Objectives:

    1) Learn treatment guidelines for obtaining aesthetics implant therapy.
    2) Comprehend the value of using top-down treatment planning approach to case presentation.
    3) Learnabout advanced technologies for developing and sustaining aesthetic restorations supported by dental implants.

    Dr Vafiadis received his dental degree and Prosthodontic speciality certificate from New York University College of Dentistry. He is program director of Full Mouth Rehabilitation CE course at NYU College of Dentistry.

    Thank you to our cosponsor: BIOMET 3i. A leader in the dental industry for over 25 years through continuous innovation, education, new market expansion and long standing relationships with global dental schools and societies. BIOMET 3i will continue to focus on treatment solutions that help to optimize dental care for patients, continuing to make implant dentistry a more widely-accepted form of treatment. More specifically, BIOMET 3i will continue to focus on sustainable aesthetics, accelerated treatment times, digitally driven patient and practice management and comprehensive tissue management.


Past Meetings

  • Thursday, March 5, 2015 - Integration of Esthetic Dentistry and Prosthodontics, speaker Dr. Kenneth Malament, Clinical Professor & Course Director Dept. of Prosthodontics Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
  • Friday, November 14, 2014 - HALF-DAY PROGRAM (8:00 AM to 12:00 PM) - Infection Control and Pain Management, speakers Dr. Paul Vankevich (Pain Management) and Robert Burke, RN (Infection Control)
  • Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Oral Cancer and its Benign Mimics, with speaker Dr. Mark Lerman
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Management, Diagnosis and Treatment of Invasive Cervical Lesions, with speaker Dr. Catherine DeFuria and Hybrid Dentures, A Different Approach, with speaker Dr. Aundrea Vereen.
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District Leadership June 2014 - June 2015)




John Boss, DMD
1 River Pl
Lowell, MA 01852-1035
(978) 458-1114


Rajendra J. Gohel, DMD
100 Milk St #200
Methuen, MA 01844-4600
(978) 685-7115



Michael H. Chow, DDS
49 Lawrence St
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 689-9777

Asst. Secretary

Kenneth J. Murphy, DMD
1538 Turnpike St
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 681-5053


Joseph P. Beninato, DMD
60 East St
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 685-1499


Asst. Treasurer

Daniel C. Jeong, DDS
1201 Main St # 3
Tewksbury, MA 01876
(978) 851-5200


Richard Lentini, DMD
132 Main St
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 686-6212

John Boss, DMD
1 River Pl
Lowell, MA 01852-1035
(978) 458-1114



Scientific Co-Chair

Abol Massih Tehrani, DMD
121 Merrimack St
Haverhill, MA 01830-6107
(978) 372-5011

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