Metropolitan District Dental Society

MDDS Cities and Towns

Allston Mattapan
Ashland Maynard
Auburndale Medfield
Bellingham Medway
Boston Millis
Boxborough Natick
Brighton Needham
Brookline Newton
Carlise Norfolk
Charlestown Norwood
City Mills Plainville
Dedham Roslindale
Dorchester Roxbury
Dover Sharon
Dunstable Sherborn
E Walpole S Boston
Forest Hills Stow
Foxborough Sudbury
Framingham Waban
Franklin Walpole
Harding Wayland
Holliston Wellesley
Hopkinton W Roxbury
Hyde Park Weston
Jamaica Plain Westwood
Littleton Wrentham

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The Metropolitan District Dental Society has the following meetings and events scheduled. Reservations are required for each event. MasterCard and Visa are accepted online by clicking the "Register Here" links below. If you wish to pay by check, make check payable to: Metropolitan District Dental Society and mail to: 209 West Central St. Suite 209, Natick, MA 01760. Please contact Phyllis Basile at the district office at (508) 651-3521 or email if you have any questions.


District Meetings

  • Friday, October 17, 2014 – FULL-DAY EVENT, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (7 CEU) - Esthetic Dentistry in Complex Prosthodontic Reconstruction, speaker Kenneth A. Malament, DDS
    Location: The Wellesley Country Club, 300 Wellesley Ave, Wellesley, MA


    This presentation will present a collaborative approach to patient care including the management of cases compromised by prosthetic challenges with loss of vertical dimension, periodontal treatment planning decisions regarding when to save the tooth versus place an implant and the challenge of bone reconstruction in preparation for dental implant therapy.

    Learning Objectives:
    • To understand interdisciplinary and laboratory treatment sequencing in complex patient care.
    • To understand prosthodontic objectives and how to minimize long-term risk.

  • Friday, October 17, 2014 - 3:30 to 4:40 - MDDS/Boston Collaborative Reorganization Task Force Forum
    Location: The Wellesley Country Club, 300 Wellesley Ave, Wellesley, MA - Following Full-Day Event
  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Annual Election and presentation Reducing Stress in the Practice of Dentistry, speaker Dr. Paul Cohen 
    Location: Verve Crowne Plaza, 1360 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760
  • Monday, May 11, 2015 - Golf Tournament
    Location: Charter Oak Country Club, 394 Chestnut St, Hudson, MA
  • Date TBA - Give Kids a Smile Event
    Location: Mt. Ida College, 777 Dedham St., Newton, MA


Executive Core Meetings

Executive Core Meetings are held at 6:00 p.m. at the District Office Building, 209 West Central St #130, Natick, MA

  • Thursday, June 19, 2014
  • Thursday, August 21, 2014


Executive Board Meetings

Executive Board Meetings are held at 6:00 p.m. at, The Verve Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1360 Worcester St, Natick, MA or The Needham Sheraton Hotel, 100 Cabot St, Needham, MA

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014 - The Verve Crowne Plaza Hotel
  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 - The Needham Sheraton Hotel
  • Thursday, February 12, 2015 - The Verve Crowne Plaza Hotel
  • Thursday, April 2, 2015 - The Needham Sheraton Hotel


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Other Regional Events


Boston Collaborative Group: A co-sponsored initiative of The American Dental Association, The Massachusetts Dental Society, and The Metropolitan District Dental Society.
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District Leadership (June 2014 - June 2015)




Neela Ghandi
637 Washington St #210
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 566-4420


Robert Memory, DMD, MD
841 Main St
Walpole, MA02081
(508) 660-2900



L. Jeffrey Lowenstein, DMD
326 Union Ave
Framingham, MA 01702
(508) 875-3800

Vice Chair

Maryam Shomali, DMD
40 Grove St
Wellesley, MA 02482
(781) 237-1801


Justine Kelley, DMD


Asst. Secretary

Paul H. Aswad, DMD
1253 Highland Ave
Needham, MA 02492
(781) 444-4434


Michael O'Toole, DMD
800 Boylston St # 200
Boston, MA02119
(617) 259-1100

Asst. Treasurer

Steven D. Spitz, DMD
1180 Beacon St Ste 2B
Brookline, MA 02446-3805
(617) 277-4100



L. Jeffrey Lowenstein, DMD
326 Union Ave
Framingham, MA 01702
(508) 875-3800

Executive Secretary

Phyllis R. Basile
209 W Central St #209
Natick 01760
(508) 651-3521

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Study Clubs

Charles River Study Club (Dover, Needham, Newton, Wellesley, and Westwood)

President - Adam Polivy, DMD
Vice President -
Secretary/Treasurer - Steven Levine, DMD
Trustee - Robert Javer, DMD

Meetings for the Charles River Study Club: Woodland Golf Club 1897 Washington St. Auburndale at 6:00 p.m. For reservations please call Dr. Levine at Limited to Endodontics (781) 235-5700.

  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - Dr. David Fantarella will present a lecture on “Dental Lasers: Their Use in Operative Dentistry and Soft Tissue Management”

Parkway/Norfolk Study Club (Bellingham, Dedham, Dunstable, Foxboro, Franklin, Harding, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Norfolk, Norwood, Plainville, Roslindale, Sharon, Walpole, West Roxbury, and Wrentham)

President - David Wolf, DDS
Vice President -
Treasurer - Urania Funteas, DMD
Trustee - Christopher N. Bissada, DDS

  • No meetings scheduled at this time.

West Metropolitan Dental Society (Ashland, Boxborough, Carlisle, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Littleton, Maynard, Natick, Sherborn, Stow, Sudbury, Wayland, and Weston)

President - TBA
Vice President - Michael Putt, DMD
Secretary - John Buehler, DMD
Treasurer - Jeffrey Lowenstein, DMD
Trustee - Chris Owen, DMD

For information and to Register email: Dr. Jeffrey Lowenstein at: Meetings are held at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1360 Worcester Rd. Route 9E, Natick at 6:00 PM.

  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 6:00 PM - New BORID Rules and Regulations
    Location: The Verve Crowne Plaza, Natick
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