Southeastern District Dental Society

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District Meetings and Events

Southeastern District meetings begin with hospitality at 6:00 P.M., followed by dinner and lecture at 6:30 P.M. (unless otherwise noted). To register for the event or for more information, please contact Francesca Fusaro at or (508) 540-2594.

  • Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - Massachusetts Regulations and Violations Overview with speaker Mina Paul, DMD, MPH.
    Location: White's of Westport

    Review the top violations in dental offices, learn how to protect yourself and your practice, and understand the role of BORID in your profession. All dentists, auxiliaries, and future dentists will benefit from this regulations and violations refresher!

    During this program, you will:
    • Learn what BORID is and its primary responsibilities.
    • Review the top 10 violations, including an outline of circumstances that could result in a license suspension or revocation.
    • Discuss typical complaints that BORID receives and the complaint process.
    • Stay up-to-date with new and important laws and regulations.
    • Learn strategies for best professional practices.

    Speaker Bio: Mina Paul, DMD, MPH is a graduate of the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine. She has completed a Fellowship in Geriatrics as well as holds a Masters in Public Health. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Boston University Graduate School of Dental Medicine and is a guest lecturer at both Tufts and Harvard Dental Schools. In addition to serving as a NERB examiner, she also serves on the NERB steering committee. Dr. Paul has maintained a private practice and is currently the Dental Director of the Greater Roslindale Medical and Dental Center, an independent licensed health center under the aegis of Boston Medical Center. Dr. Paul also holds numerous leadership positions in the Massachusetts Dental Society as well as many national dental organizations, is a fellow of both the American and International Colleges of Dentistry, and is currently the President Elect of the American Association of Dental Boards.

  • Friday May 30, 2014 - Season Ending Dinner - Annual Wine Tasting Event
    Location: Bittersweet Farm Restaurant, 438 Main Rd, Westport, MA 02790


  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - Executive Meeting
    Location: White's of Westport


The above events are held at one the following locations unless otherwise noted:

White's of Westport
(Bridge Room)
66 State Rd
Westport, MA

Stoneforge Restaurant
90 Paramount Dr
Raynham, MA

Fireside Grille
30 Bedford Street
Middleboro, MA

Past meetings

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - Management of Pain for the Dentist, presented by Dr. Howard J. Pactovis
  • Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - Executive Meeting
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - Integrating Practice and Personal Finances – Merrill Lynch/Bank of America. Presented by: David Miller, John Clougherty, Mark Roman, and Jason Ruel.
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - Executive Meeting
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - Dentistry at a Crossroads Presenter: Dr. Marko Vujicic
  • Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - Executive Meeting
  • Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - Innovations for Aesthetic Implant Surgery with Growth FactorsPresenter: Marc L. Nevins, D.M.D., M.M.Sc.
  • Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - Executive Meeting
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    District Documents and Resources


    District Newsletter



    New Members

    The Southeastern District would like to welcome the following doctors:

    • Afrin Siddiqui, DDS, is working at Kool Smiles in Fall River. She graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2002.
    • Mary J. Miranda, DMD, is working at Perfect Smiles in Westport. She graduated from Tufts University in 2012
    • Minal Narayan, DMD, graduated from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2013 and is working at Aarohi Dental PC in New Bedford.
    • Debra George, DMD, is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and is working at George Family Ortho in Attleboro and Vineyard Haven.
    • Haoyu Tong, DMD, graduated from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2013 and is working at Dental Dreams in Fall River.



    District Leadership (June 2013 - June 2014)


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    Raymond K. Martin, DDS
    200 Chauncey St
    Mansfield, MA 02048
    (508) 337-8555

    Mark E. Doherty, Jr., DMD
    1155 Purchase St 
    New Bedford, MA 02740 
    (508) 997-1766



    Chris Peluso, DMD
    Two Second St
    Attleboro, MA 02703
    (508) 222-9931

    Vice Chair

    Kevin J. Wendell, DDS
    1021 Main Rd
    Westport, MA 02790
    (508) 636-5111

    Lisa M. Carvalho, DMD
    499 Rockdale Ave
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 992-4608


    Alfred Bongiorno, DMD
    511 W Grove St
    Middleboro, MA 02346
    (508) 947-8209

    Marly Gomes, DMD
    49 State Rd #101
    Dartmouth, MA 02747
    (508) 999-2234

    Administrative Office
    Francesca A. Fusaro, RDH
    41 Oak Grove Ave
    East Falmouth, MA
    (508) 540-2594

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