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The Metropolitan District Dental Society has the following meetings and events scheduled. Reservations are required for each event. Events begin at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. MasterCard and Visa are accepted online by clicking the registration links below (when available).


District Meetings

  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - All-Day Program - The Concept for Better Smile Design, Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning & Case Acceptance with speaker, Dr. Christian Coachman
    Gillette Stadium's Optum Club


    Dr. Coachman is the scientific coordinator of the e-learning website and works as a consultant for dental companies and offices developing products and implementing concepts and has lectured and published internationally in the fields of esthetic dentistry, dental photography, oral rehabilitation, dental ceramics and implants.

    The goal of Dr. Coachman's full-day lecture is to design a smile that fits the patients functional, esthetic and emotional needs by improving the team communication and creating a real interdisciplinary treatment plan. Also increasing case acceptance is paramount by utilizing visual communication, balancing the patient's expectation and increasing motivation. Modern techniques and materials can be useless if the final outcome doesn't achieve the patient esthetic desires. Emphasis will be given to the utilization of digital tools to enhance and facilitate the Dentist/Technician interaction and communication with the patient. The protocol proposed will improve the diagnosis, communication and predictability of esthetic rehabilitations, from simple to complex cases, combining veneers, crowns and implants.

    Learning Objectives:
    • Creating and effective, complete and attractive interdisciplinary treatment plan and presenting it to the patient.
    • Understand the importance of facial analysis, the key for ideal smile design.
    • Interdisciplinary communication tools.
    • Easy and effective digital photography protocol.
    • The role of Mock-ups and Wax-ups to improve the Smile Design process.
    • Improving the Dentist/Patient communication.
    • Digital tools to improve the Dentist/Technician communication.

    Meeting Fees: MDS members $175.00, non-members $225.00

    Please make checks payable to: Metropolitan District Dental Society

    Send to:
    Metropolitan District Dental Society
    209 West Central Street, Suite #209
    Natick, MA 01760

    Attendance Limited to 200 Doctors

  • Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 4:00 p.m. - Annual Election - Infection Control and Pain Management with speakers Dr. Howard Pactovis and Dr. Robert DeFrancesco of
    Location: The Verve Crowne Plaza Natick, 1360 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760

    NOTE: License renewal deadline is March 31st! Both courses (2 CEU each)


    COST: $55 is the fee for both courses including dinner & $35 is the fee for one course including dinner.

    MDDS members may attend the Annual Meeting & Election without taking a course or ordering a dinner but will need to register for proper event planning.

  • Monday, May 16, 2016 - 2nd Annual Ed Salamoff DMD Memorial Golf Tournament
    Location: Charter Oak Country Club, 394 Chestnut St, Hudson, MA 01749
  • Monday, June 6, 2016 - District Caucus
  • Friday, June 10, 2016 - MDS Annual House of Delegates - Burlington Marriott Hotel


Executive Board Meetings

  • Thursday, November 5, 2015 - Brio Tuscan Grille, Chestnut Hill 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 4, 2016
  • Thursday, April 7, 2016
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District Leadership (June 2014 - June 2015)


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Neela Gandhi
(781) 320-0300


L. Jeffrey Lowenstein, DMD
(508) 875-3800



Maryam Shomali, DMD
(781) 237-1801

Vice Chair

Steven P. Levine, DMD
(617) 262-5700


Justine Kelley, DMD


Asst. Secretary

Paul H. Aswad, DMD
(781) 444-4434


Steven D. Spitz, DMD
(617) 277-4100

Asst. Treasurer

 Adam Polivy, DMD
(617) 566-6900



L. Jeffrey Lowenstein, DMD
(508) 875-3800

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Study Clubs

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

President - Katherine Klein, DMD
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 508-875-3800 or email

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - Sleep Apnea: An Update on Physiology, Evaluation & Surgical Treatment, speaker Dr. Edward Lahey III.
  • Tuesday, December 15, 2015 
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016

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

Upcoming Parkway/Norfolk Study Club meetings:

  • Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - HIPAA/HITECH compliance
  • Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - Pain Management
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - OSHA/Infection Control  
  • Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - EDIC Risk Management

All meetings are at Sky Restaurant 1369 Providence Highway Route 1 Norwood, MA
6:00 p.m.
$45.00 pre-registration or $55.00 at the door.

To sign up, contact Dr. David Wolf at (508) 473-4999 or at
Please mail checks to: Dr. David Wolf 100 Medway Rd. Suite 203. Milford, MA 01757
For any questions contact Christopher Bissada at (781) 762-8855 or

MetroWest Study Club (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 Ken's Steakhouse, 95 Worcester Rd, Framingham.

  •  Thursday, November 12, 2015 Dr. Ramzi Sarkis - Cracked Teeth  Verve Crowne Plaza 1360 Worcester St. Natick 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 31, 2016

    To pay by check: Make your check payable to: MetroWest Study Club and Mail to: Jeffrey Lowenstein, DMD 326 Union Ave. Framingham, MA 01701. Please include your name, office address, office telephone number and dinner choice of chicken, fish or vegetarian.

    The presentation will be limited to the first 25 dentists to sign up. There will be a waiting list for cancellations.
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MDDS Cities and Towns

Ashland Medfield
Auburndale Medway
Bellingham Millis
Boxborough Natick
Brookline Needham
Carlise Newton
Charlestown Norfolk
City Mills Norwood
Dedham Plainville
Dover Sharon
Dunstable Sherborn
E Walpole Stow
Foxborough Sudbury
Framingham Waban
Franklin Walpole
Harding Wayland
Holliston Wellesley
Hopkinton Weston
Littleton Westwood
Maynard Wrentham

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