Metropolitan District Dental Society


MDDS Cities and Towns


Allston  Natick
Ashland  Mattapan
Bellingham  Maynard
Boston  Medfield
Boxborough  Medway
Brighton Millis
Brookline  Needham
Carlisle Newton
Charlestown  Norfolk
Dedham   Norwood
Dorchester   Plainville  
Dunstable  Roslindale  
Dover Roxbury
Forest Hills  Sharon
Foxboro Sherborn
Framingham  S. Boston
Franklin   Sudbury
Harding   Walpole
Holliston Wayland
Hopkinton   Wellesley
Hyde Park   Weston
Jamaica Plain Westwood
Littleton   W. Roxbury


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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 Continuing Education Meetings

  • It’s a Winter Survival Celebration! A perfect cure for the winter blahs!

    Our next district meeting will be a social reception co-hosted with the Boston Collaborative Group at Joe’s Waterfront, Boston. The Ocean Room which boasts water views of the Boston Harbor, the Boston skyline and the neighboring North End has been reserved for us. This indoor space is perfect to mix-and-mingle with old and new colleagues. We've ordered fabulous hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and warm weather.

    Thursday, May 22, 2014
    6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Joe’s Waterfront Bar and Grill-Boston
    100 Atlantic Ave. Boston

    Valet parking is available after 5:00 p.m. for $16.00 or park one block away at the Lewis Wharf Garage - 28 Atlantic Ave. $15.00 for the evening.

    $25.00 per person • Dental Students $15.00
    Reservations are required.

    REGISTER HERE through Brown Paper Tickets.

    Or send a check made payable to Metropolitan District Dental Society and mail to:

    Metropolitan District Dental Society
    209 West Central St. Natick, MA 01760

    Contact the district office with any questions: (508) 651-3521.

    P.S. You are welcome to stay after our reception and continue your conversations or have dinner on your own.


Executive Board Meetings

  • (Next meeting TBD)


Past Meetings

  • Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Needham Sheraton Hotel, 100 Cabot St., Needham at 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - EDIC Risk Management, with presenters Barry Regan, Atty. Vincent Dunn, and Raymond K. Martin, DDS.
  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - Two lecture event - Infection Prevention and Control: 2014, presented by Kathy Eklund, RDH and Pain Management, presented by David A. Keith, BDS, DMD.
  • Thursday, February 6, 2014 - The Verve Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1360 Worcester St. Route 9E, Natick at 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 9, 2014 - A Collaborative Cheers!
  • Thursday, November 21, 2013 - Practical, Predictable and Productive Implant Dentistry for the General Dentist, Presenter: Dr. Paul Schnitman.
  • Thursday, November 14, 2013 - Board Meeting
  • Friday, September 20, 2013 - Treatment Planning the Worn Dentition, Presenter: Dr. John Cranham.
  • Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - Board Meeting.
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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 2013 - June 2014)


Dr. John Owen Neela_Gandhi  


John C. Owen, DMD
111 Lincoln St
Needham, MA 02492
(781) 444-0223


Neela Gandhi, DMD
637 Washington St # 210
Brookline, MA02446
(617) 566-4420



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

Vice Chair

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


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 - Maryam Shomali, DMD 
Vice President - Adam C. Polivy, DMD
Secretary/Treasurer - Steven Levine, DMD
Trustee - Robert Javer, DMD

Meetings for the Charles River Study Club:

  • No meetings scheduled at this time.

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 - Stephen Stone, DMD
Treasurer - Urania Funteas, DMD
Trustee - Christopher N. Bissada, DDS

The following meetings are scheduled:

  • No meetings scheduled at this time.

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

President - TBA
Vice President - TBA
Secretary/Treasurer - TBA
Trustee - L. Jeffrey Lowenstein, DMD: For information and to Register email:

Meetings for the West Metropolitan Study Club are held at will the Natick Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1360 Worcester Rd. in Natick at 6:00 p.m. The following meetings are scheduled:

  • No meetings scheduled at this time.
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