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Massachusetts Dental Society Names “10 Under Ten”

New Dentists Honored for Impact on the Dental Profession 

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. – June 1, 2022 – Ten Massachusetts dentists have been recognized as the 2022 10 Under Ten by the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS). Established by the MDS in 2005, the annual list highlights ten new dentists in Massachusetts and their diverse impacts on the dental profession. To qualify for the recognition, dentists must have graduated from dental school within the past ten years, be an MDS member, and have made significant contributions to the profession, their community, and organized dentistry.

The 10 Under Ten honorees are featured in the Spring 2022 issue of the Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society, published May 5. The dentists were honored earlier this year at Yankee Dental Congress 2022. Yankee Dental Congress is New England’s largest dental meeting and is presented by the MDS in cooperation with the dental societies of Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

This year’s honorees are:

  • Colleen Chambers, DMD, a general dentist practicing in Amherst, MA
  • Neha Das, DMD, MS, a pediatric dentist practicing in Pittsfield, MA
  • Alec S. Eidelman, DMD, MPH, a general dentist practicing in Cambridge, MA
  • Andrew Fraser, DMD, an orthodontist practicing in Newton Centre, MA
  • Khara Gresham, DMD, MPH, a general dentist practicing in Boston and Brookline, MA
  • Peixi Liao, BDS, a prosthodontist practicing in Boston, MA
  • Dhara Shah, DMD, a general dentist practicing in Peabody and Upton, MA
  • Jie Sun, DMD, MMSc, FACP, a prosthodontist practicing in Quincy, MA
  • Ann Tano, DMD, a general dentist practicing in Swampscott, MA
  • Divya Upadhyay, BDS, DMD, a general dentist practicing in Boston, MA


The Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS), a 5,000-member professional association and statewide constituent of the American Dental Association, is dedicated to the professional development of its member dentists through initiatives in education, advocacy, the promotion of the highest professional standards, and championing oral health in the Commonwealth. For more information, visit, and follow the MDS on Twitter @MassDental.