WELCOME TO BOSTON DENTAL

Boston Dental is a world-class multi-specialty office, offering comprehensive care in cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, TMJ disorders, endodontics, periodontics, orthodontics, and oral surgery.

Our expertise is in applying the latest technology and techniques for high-quality, comprehensive, restorative, and preventative dentistry for adults and children alike. Our goal is to exceed patient expectations and provide modern, state-of-the-art dental care in a warm, relaxed environment.

Whether you seek a specific change, desire a complete smile makeover, or have been recommended by a friend, colleague, or dentist, you will be greeted and served by a dedicated staff of healthcare professionals. The Boston Dental team strives to occupy a special place in the hearts and minds of all our clients.

The practice is located in historic downtown Boston in the heart of the Financial District, conveniently accessible via the MBTA (Red, Orange, Green, and Sliver lines). In addition, we offer validated parking at the Lafayette Parking Garage located at One Avenue de Lafayette, Boston 02111.

To find out more about how we can create your ideal smile, please schedule a consultation.

 

WELCOME TO BOSTON DENTAL

Our goal is to exceed patient expectations and be at the leading edge of the dental arena while providing modern, state of the art dental care in a warm, relaxed environment.

Whether you have been recommended by a friend, colleague, or another dentist, we hope that you will give us the opportunity to offer both you and your family, dental care of the very highest standard.

We welcome every kind of patient from those who simply need to be helped and encouraged to keep their teeth healthy and beautiful to those with the most challenging problems.

 

The Doctors

Dr. Maged El-Malecki – Dental Director

Smiling comes easily to Dr. Maged el-Malecki, a highly experienced dentist who has transformed thousands of smiles for patients. With a genuine love for his craft, he continuously strives to fuse the power of art and science to design beautiful smiles. Dr. Maged el-Malecki attended Boston University where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2002. Motivated by his rich passion for aesthetics, he channels his eye for symmetry and beauty into his cosmetic dentistry practise. His entire clinic is filled with the same enthusiasm, dedicated to redesigning smiles to uncover the natural artistry behind them.

In addition to his certification from Boston, Dr. Maged el-Malecki is also licensed in Dubai, practising there up to four times a year. In both Dubai and Boston, The Leading Physicians of the World recognizes Dr. Maged el-Malecki as a leader in his industry, renowned as a top cosmetic dentist. In 2016, he was awarded a certificate, honoring his status among the Doctors of Excellence.

He is also an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, whereby he works to contribute and develop innovations in cosmetic dentistry and encourage the highest standards of ethical conduct and responsible patient care. As part of his repertoire, Dr. Maged el-Malecki believes in the power of education and communication, sharing his expertise by teaching and guiding patients through the cosmetic dental process.

Through his enlightening and positive approach, he has become reputed as a trusted source for information and comprehensive treatment. He works closely with an expert team of various dental specialists, enabling him to meet the unique goals and desires of each patient, while also addressing the health and function of their smiles.

Sara Ghassemi, DMD, CAGS – Orthodontics

Dr. Sara Ghassemi specializes in orthodontics, with specific emphasis on early treatment for children and Invisalign for teenagers and adults. She graduated Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 2005 and received her certificate of advanced graduate study in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2008 She is a dual-licensed specialist in both Massachusetts and California and lectures continuing education courses at Boston University and Tufts University school of Dental Medicine. She is also a proud alumnus of the Dana Hall School in Wellesley, MA.

Monaf Alyassi, BSD, DMD, CAGS – Endodontics

Dr. Alyassi received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2002 and completed his Advanced Education Program in Endodontics also at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2008. Dr. Alyassi is a welcome addition to the staff providing the patients specialized dental treatment right here at Boston Dental.

Vi T. Ngo, DMD - General Dentistry

Dr. Born and raised in California, Dr. Vi (Tina) Ngo earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Ngo moved to New England where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. With her happy smile and gentle touch, Dr. Ngo strives to provide the best quality of care as well as the most comfortable dental experience to all her patients both children and adults. Dr. Ngo is passionate about staying up to date with current techniques and technologies in dentistry and is always finding ways to further her training. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Ngo loves to travel with her husband. They both enjoy the outdoors and experiencing new cuisine and restaurants together.

David Joey Chang – Oral Surgery

Dr. David Joey Chang is an Assistant Professor, Director of the pre-doctoral program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also an attending in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Tufts Medical Center. He has been on the faculty in the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since 2012. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University, and his DMD degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He completed his Advanced Education Training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and Tufts Medical Center. His clinical interests include maxillofacial trauma and reconstruction, obstructive sleep apnea and orthognathic surgery, and implant surgery.

Tina Giannacopoulos, DMD - General Dentistry

Dr. Tina Giannacopoulos received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Boston University in 2015, Summa Cum Laude, and was also an inductee to the OKU Honor Society. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Alberta, where she was as Academic All-Canadian playing varsity soccer. Dr. Giannacopoulos is affiliated with the Massachusetts Dental Society and American Dental Association. Dr. Giannacopoulos believes that her compassion and great interpersonal skills establish strong relationships, which ensure that patients receive great comprehensive dental care. Outside of the office, she enjoys cooking and playing sports.

Giac Dang, DMD - Periodontics

Dr. Giac Dang graduated at the top of his high school class in Dracut, MA in 2003. He earned a B.A. degree with honors from Tufts University and thereafter advanced his education at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2007. At Tufts Dental, Dr. Dang received multiple scholarships and honors including recognition for his achievements on the national board examinations. After receiving his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2011, Dr. Dang decided to specialize in Periodontics to further his training on complex dental implant procedures, bone augmentation, and soft tissue grafting techniques. He graduated in June 2014 with a certificate in Periodontology from Tufts University School of Dental medicine and is happy to be returning to Boston to practice periodontics. As a specialist, Dr. Dang strives for perfection in his work (periodontal, regenerative, and implants) and loves interacting with and helping his patients. He is proud to be recognized as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Dang is an avid Boston sports fan, especially the Patriots! He enjoys exploring Boston and all that New England has to offer.

 

 

The Staff

Bouchra Roustoumi - Registered Dental Hygienist

A native of Morocco, Bouchra trained as a dentist in Monastir, Tunisia. After earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1999, she practiced General Dentistry in Tunisia and Morocco before moving to the United States in 2001. In 2005, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Dental Hygiene Program at Mount Ida College and was named to the National Dean’s List. As a Registered Dental Hygienist, Bouchra is experienced in treating both pediatric and adult patients. She enjoys all aspects of hygiene care and is skilled in educating patients regarding clinical procedures and overall dental health. Bouchra is fluent in English, French and Arabic.

Susan Naylor - Registered Dental Hygienist

Ms. Naylor graduated from Cape Cod Community College with a degree as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2000. Susan has been part of the Boston Dental Dentistry team for more than 7 years. She is committed to preventing dental disease and promoting oral health though patient education. Susan resides with her husband on the South Shore.

Oscar Saturno - RDH, DMD, CAGS

Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Oscar received his degree as a General Dentist in 1981 from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. After moving to Boston, Massachusetts in 1983, he received his Certification in Pediatric Dentistry in 1987, Dental Hygiene in 1990 and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1991 all from Boston University. Dr. Saturno practiced General Dentistry in Venezuela from 1981-1983 and Pediatric Dentistry in Kuwait City, Kuwait from 1991 to 1996. He has been dedicated in the area of Preventive Dentistry in private practice since 1996 and at Boston Dental since 2003.

Jessenia Melo – Patient Treatment Coordinator

Jessenia Melo has been a part of the Boston Dental group for 3 years and is an essential member of the team. She is in charge of providing patients with the correct treatment plan, and coordinating necessary work with insurance companies to ensure that patients get the best treatment offered. Jessenia is the treatment plan coordinator for all Orthodontic patients. In her free time, Jessenia enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and her 3 year old nephew.

Rafael Pichardo – Lead Dental Assistant

Rafael Pichardo is the head of the dental assistant group, with over 15 years of experience in the dental field. Among Rafael’s many responsibilities, he is in charge of ensuring the office has all the necessary and up-to-date supplies needed for providing exceptional care. Rafael works as dental assistant to all the specialties offered at Boston Dental; such as Oral Surgery, Endodontic, Periodontics and Orthodontics. In his free time, Rafael likes to spend time with his wife and four kids.

Marly Amaya – Dental Assistant

Marly Amaya is a Dental assistant with over 10 years of experience. She has worked with our Dental Director for over 8 years and has extensive knowledge in her field of work. Marly is an important part of the team, with excellent team-playing skills and leadership. In her free time, Marly enjoys working out and spending time with her loved ones.

Bettsy Recillas – Dental Assistant

Bettsy Recillas is a Dental Assistant who graduated from Everest Institute in 2011. She has a passion for dentistry and the field of work she has chosen. Bettsy has a very upbeat and enthusiastic attitude and takes pride in helping patients feel comfortable and relaxed during procedures. In September she returns to school for a degree in Dentistry. In her free time, Bettsy takes care of a 6 year-old special needs child and enjoys traveling with her family.

Sheila Torres - Front Desk Coordinator

Ms. Torres graduated from Madison Park School and has earned certificates as a Child Care Provider, in CPR and First Aid. One focus of Sheila’s responsibility is processing pre-treatments to the insurance companies on the patient’s behalf. In her free time, Sheila can be found at the movies with her two daughters.

 

 

Payment Policy

Boston Dental accepts and participates in most dental insurance plans. We will provide an estimate of your insurance benefit and expect patient co-payments to be made at the time of service. For your convenience, we accept cash, checks and all major credit cards. Flexible financing is also available through Consumer Credit Solutions of Dedham, Massachusetts and Care Credit, a subsidiary of GE Money. Please see our Financial Coordinator for details.