Editors note: This post was originally published in September 2019 and has been updated for 2020.
At Dental Partners of Boston, we take great pride in our work. We, the dentists, our clinical team, and our administrative team, seek to satisfy our patients in all we do. We are delighted to share that we have received recognition in the form of a highly prestigious award for our excellent services. The popular and acclaimed Boston Magazine has listed us as Top Dentists. Every one of our current dentists has been recognized in this year’s list.
Of course, the recognition is not why we do it. You, as our patients, are the most important factor in our business. It is wonderful to be honored, and this is something we are very proud of. When you come to us for your dental care, you get a practice that is committed to providing the very best care we can offer. Also, you get a practice that is esteemed, well respected, and has a reputation for providing excellent service to patients.
The Top Dentist Award
Boston Magazine has a Top Dentist list in order to honor the top dental professionals in the city, and help patients to find the best dentist for their needs in Boston. It is an award reserved only for elite professionals, and this is why we are so delighted that so many of our team have been named on this award. This annual award is considered to be one of the most prestigious in Boston, a list of acclaimed practitioners as voted by our peers, and we are very happy to say that our dentists have made this list for several years running. We believe that what makes this award so prestigious is that the dentists on this list are chosen by dental peers. Other dentists and those in the industry have called on all their expertise to compile a list of the top dentists in the city.
Best Dentist In Boston Award For 2020
We have been recognized as one of the Best Dentists in Boston in 2020 by Expertise.com.
At Dental Partners of Boston, we have an excellent team with some wonderful chemistry. A team of specialists who work together to ensure patients get exactly what they need in terms of the right treatment and care. Our team has different skill sets, specialties, and services that play a role in complete oral care. With prosthodontists, orthodontists, periodontists, and many more besides, we have a skilled and qualified team that offers a huge selection of award-winning services. It’s our chemistry that binds us together and takes the practice forward. Our team ethic, multidisciplinary practice, and philosophy of exceptional patient-oriented care is what won us this award.
We are proud of the team we have assembled at Dental Partners of Boston, and the wide range of services we offer cover all areas of dental care.
Dr. Sergio A. Guzman – Awarded Top Dentist, 2019
“My commitment to my patients is simple. It’s about results: to predictably deliver the best that dentistry has to offer.”
Practicing since 1996, Dr. Sergio A. Guzman joined our fantastic team in 2005, and become our Managing Member in 2010. He first began his career at the Boston University School of Dental Medicine where he built an impressive resume consisting of a Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree, Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Periodontology, and a Master’s of Science in Dentistry.
To boost his qualifications further, Dr Guzman was awarded Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology in 2002, which sets him apart as having made significant achievements beyond mandatory requirements. Before becoming a member of our team, Dr. Guzman’s other positions included assistant professor at Boston University School of Dental Medicine and officer of the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS).
With professional affiliations, including membership in the Massachusetts Dental Society, the American Academy of Periodontology, the Massachusetts Periodontal Society, and the American Dental Association, Dr. Guzman has previously received the 10-Under-10 award for recognition of his contributions to the profession.
His primary treatments concern the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease using techniques including both surgical and non-surgical procedures. He’s also an expert in dental implants with a focus on same-day fixed solutions for patient ease. It’s for these reasons and more that Dr. Guzman has been selected for the “Top Dentist” list by Boston Magazine in the last three editions, and it’s also why he can provide the dental solutions you need.
Dr. Guzman’s Services Include:
Dr. Adela Agolli – Awarded Top Dentist, 2019
Dr. Agolli graduated from Assumption College in 2001 with a dual degree in Psychology and Pre-Dental before entering Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine (BUSDM) in 2008. She then spent the next two years furthering her education with the BUSDM’s prestigious advanced education in general dentistry (AEGD) and a Master’s Degree (MSc) in Biomaterials by performing research at Boston Medical Center. She went on to complete her speciality in Endodontics in 2012, before practicing in this field.
Before joining our Charles River Dental team in 2016, she worked in a variety of Boston-based dental clinics, focusing on offering quality dental care to the Albanian community as this is where she grew up. Thanks to her extensive education and fluency in English, Albanian, Spanish and Italian, Dr Agolli is an excellent asset to our team and the community.
Her memberships in professional organizations span across the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, American Student Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Association of Endodontics, and Academy of Facial Esthetics. She’s also a founding member of the prominent Albanian American Medical Society, and is a clinical instructor in the Department of Endodontics at BUSDM at both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels to continue her legacy.
She has earned a place on the Boston Magazine top dentist list for 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Dr. Agolli’s Services Include:
Dr. Maria E. Cardenas – Awarded Top Dentist, 2018
“My passion is to restore smiles. My goal is to bring my patient into the most confident stage of their life.”
During her over seventeen years of practice, Dr. Cardenas has received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine and her Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies degrees from Boston University School of Dental Medicine, where she was also recognized with the “Excellence Award”. Following her studies, she held residencies as both the Clinical Instructor at Boston University in the Operative and Esthetic Dentistry, and in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program.
Throughout her career, Dr. Cardenas has focused on dental esthetics, particularly full mouth esthetic reconstructions, porcelain veneers and implant dentistry. Her certification as a “Smile Designer” is also a testament to the work she carries out surrounding dental photography and video. These are both methods she uses to help visualize final results before treatment. She’s then able to work closely with her patients every step of the way, as well as providing consistent outcomes.
Dr. Cardenas’ most important goal is to create a strong connection with patients, and it’s one she achieves by approaching her work with a focus on following her passion from a place of excellence and generosity. She works incredibly hard to understand every patient and create a customized experience which exceeds expectations every time.
She’s earned a place in Boston Magazine’s top dentist list for 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Dr. Cardenas’ Services Include:
Dr. Yael Frydman – Awarded Top Dentist, 2018
“I love orthodontics. I think it’s the happy specialty… It’s something people go through to improve themselves; their smile, their appearance, their self-esteem, their function, their quality of life.”
Having completed an orthodontic specialty program at Maimonides University and her DMD Advanced Standing Program at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Frydman has been in private practice since 1998. As well as being a member of our Dental partners of Boston team, she is currently acting as Clinical Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Dental Medicine.
As a member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Society, Pierre Fouchard Academy, and the World Federation of Orthodontists, Dr. Frydman has received a great deal of recognition within the orthodontic field. The National Dental Honor Society also awarded her the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Award for potential promise to the advancement of dentistry.
She has appeared on the Boston Magazine list of top dentists for 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Dr. Frydman’s Services Include:
Dr. Barry J. Goldberg – Awarded Top Dentist, 2018
“It’s rewarding to take a patient that’s in pain, and take them out of the pain; give them comfort.”
Dr. Goldberg graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1976, giving him forty-three years of experience in the dental field. Immediately after leaving his studies he became a resident in dentistry and staff dentist at Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, a position he retained until 1982. He then went on to become a 1985 graduate of the Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry Endodontic Program, followed by his Master of Science degree in Endodontics from Boston University in 1989.
As well as forming a valued part of our team here at Dental Partners of Boston, Dr. Goldberg is currently a lecturer in endodontics and is an Instructor in the Endodontic Clinic at Boston University.
He appeared in Boston Magazine’s top dentist list in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Dr. Goldberg’s Services Include:
Dr. Shiro Kamachi – Awarded Top Dentist, 2018
Dr. Kamachi received his dental degree from Kyushu Dental College in Japan and Boston University School of Dental Medicine. He has since gone on to receive a postgraduate degree in Prosthodontics from Boston University School of Dental Medicine.
Practicing since 1991, he has an impressive resume indeed, including a rank of Associate Clinical Professor of Dentistry at Boston University School of Dental Medicine. He also holds memberships on the editorial review boards of Quintessence of Dental Technology and the American College of Prosthodontists and Academy of Osseointegration.
Previously president of the MA section of American College of Prosthodontists from 2010-2012, Dr. Kamachi lectures esthetics and implant dentistry alongside his work with us at Dental Partners of Boston.
He earned a place on Boston Magazine’s top dentist list for 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Dr. Kamachi’s Services Include:
Dr. Kumiko Kamachi – Awarded Top Dentist, 2019
Specializing in prosthodontics, Dr. Kamachi originally graduated from Kyushu Dental College in Japan in 1991. Following that, she pursued a postgraduate certificate degree in Advanced Education in General Dentistry from Boston University Henry M Goldman School of Dental Medicine (BUGSDM) in 1994. Finally, in 1997, she received her postgraduate certificate degree specializing in Prosthodontics from BUGSDM.
Following her studies, Dr. Kamachi then went on to hold the position of rank of Associate Clinical Professor at Dept of Restorative Sciences and Biomaterial at BUGSDM until 2010. As well as working within our Dental Partners of Boston team, she now works as a consultant for Quintessence publishing company USA and Japan, and lectured internationally on esthetics and implant dentistry.
Her notable memberships include the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, American College of Prosthodontists, American Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association and Massachusetts Dental Society.
She has appeared on the Boston Magazine list of top dentists in 2018 and 2019.
Dr. Kamachi’s Services Include:
Dr. Caroline Mujica – Awarded Top Dentist, 2019
“Dentistry to me is the perfect combination of experience, dedication, and the highest quality of patient care. We think of a positive change, and we put it into action.”
Dr. Mujica received her D.M.D. from the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine and has been in practice since 2000. Her resume also consists of a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.) from the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program (A.E.G.D.).
She joined our diverse team in 2005, before which Dr. Mujica held a faculty position at Boston University, as well as a dental practice within the school, for more than five years. She has also spent time as a clinical instructor in the A.E.G.D. Program and the Operative Dentistry and Esthetic Program.
Since joining our team, her focus has primarily been on dental aesthetics and understanding the needs of all her patients. With the help of our in-house specialty resources, she tailors treatment plans and offers continuous care for patient well-being. Thanks to her certification by the American Academy of Facial Esthetics in the therapeutic use of Botulinum Toxin (Botox & Xeomin), Dr. Mujica can treat. T.M.J., headache, and orofacial pain. She also uses dermal fillers to achieve relaxed and natural facial expressions.
Dr. Mujica has previously received the 10-Under-10 award from the Massachusetts Dental Society for her contributions to the profession. Her notable awards also include the prestigious Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, which highlights her focus on compassionate care and on-going support.
Dr. Mujica’s Services Include:
Dr. Michael G. O’Toole – Awarded Top Dentist, 2019
“It’s very important to me that my patients feel that I am committed to their treatment from the very beginning.”
A graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School, Dr. O’Toole received a Certificate in Prosthodontics and a Masters of Medical Science from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He has since completed further training in full mouth rehabilitation, fixed bridges, and various dentures. During his studies, he was awarded the Joseph L. Henry Leadership Award for achievements in clinical and research training. He was also awarded first place at the Remo Sinibaldi Memorial Table Clinic Competition of the Massachusetts Section of the American College of Prosthodontics. He holds impressive memberships including the American College of Prosthodontics, the American Dental Association, and the Massachusetts Dental Society.
With a focus on team dentistry, Dr. O’Toole works to ensure patient care and comfort at all times. His skill set includes all-ceramic crowns, veneers and onlays, and bruxism appliances.
Dr O’Toole has appeared in the Boston Magazine top dentist list for 2018 and 2019.
Dr. O’Toole’s Services Include:
Dr. Roberta A. Wright – Awarded Top Dentist, 2019
“I am committed to deliver the highest quality of care for my patients and gain their trust and appreciation.”
Before completing dental school, Dr. Wright was awarded a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. She then graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Following this, Dr. Wright went on to receive her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Connecticut, where she graduated with Omicron Kappa Upsilon national honors. During her studies, she received various awards including the University Provost’s Academic Achievement Award and Academy of Dental Materials Excellence Award.
Once studies were complete, Dr. Wright finished a three-year residency. Here she earnt a specialty certificate in Prosthodontics and Implant Surgery and a Master of Dental Science degree from the University of Connecticut. Even to this day, Dr. Wright retains a part-time academic appointment at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, providing clinical instruction in the Advanced Graduate Program for Implant Dentistry.
As well as being a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Dr. Wright passed extensive examinations to become a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists. She also holds positions in various organizations including the American College Prosthodontists, the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, and the Massachusetts Dental Society.
Dr. Wright is passionate about evidence-based dentistry which allows her to provide long-term treatments and outcomes for her patients. As well as an impressive qualification resume, Dr. Wright also has advanced training in areas such as complex esthetic rehabilitation, full-mouth reconstruction, and, complete and partial dentures. She strives always to provide the best dental treatment for patients using a global, comprehensive approach.
She has appeared on the Boston Magazine list of top dentists for 2018 and 2019.
Dr. Wright’s Services Include:
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