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Meet Our Doctors
Our team is prepared to provide patients with the highest quality of care whether it be fillings or full mouth reconstruction. Our expertise in care has been demonstrated throughout the decades, and is evident in our testimonials. We have many patients who will gladly share their stories and vouch for the high standard of care we provide.
We want you to know that you are not alone. We are here to address your dental concerns in a comforting and non-judgmental environment. Our goal is to help you become healthier and happier.
We provide personalized care that is unique to your particular situation. We have a diverse team of new doctors, as well as doctors that have been practicing for decades. Our dentists are faculty appointed, which allows for them to be constantly exposed to the latest technology and therapeutics in all disciplines of oral health. We bring the most recent advancements in dental treatment to our patients. We provide care that ranges from routine cleanings, to the treatment of temporomandibular joint disorder. Schedule an appointment today!
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Dr. Carmine L. Morreale, has over 32 years of clinical dentistry experience with an emphasis in cosmetic digital dentistry, pain-free conscious sedation dentistry and treating sleep apnea patients with oral devices.
Since graduating from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1986, he has held faculty appointments at Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Boston University School of Dental Medicine and he continues to teach at Tufts as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics. Dr. Morreale has completed his residency in the sleep apnea program at Tufts School of Dental Medicine and is currently a Diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), the only non-profit professional association dedicated exclusively to the practice of dental sleep medicine. Dr. Morreale helps treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy, an effective treatment that is covered by most insurance plans.
Dr. Morreale celebrated 30 years of marriage to Ellen O. Morreale in 2014. They are proud parents of three children and grandparents to a granddaughter and grandson.
In 2008, Dr. Morreale was accepted to the Studio Diploma program in sculpture at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. He continues his passion each day of caring and creating in his professional and personal life.
Dr. Sam Shamardi is our periodontics specialist at Boston Center for Oral Health and also serves as a part-time Clinical Instructor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Born in Spain and raised in California, Dr. Shamardi received his B.S. from the University of California, San Diego before attending Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. While at Tufts, he was elected class president by his peers for four consecutive years. Dr. Shamardi trained for his Certificate in Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania where he had extensive surgical and non-surgical experience with procedures such as sinus lifts, dental implants and crown lengthening. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and worked in multiple dental practices in California before returning to Boston in 2011 and joining the Boston Center for Oral Health. In his spare time, Dr. Shamardi enjoys traveling and playing multiple sports while following his favorite soccer club, Real Madrid. He is fluent in three languages and likes following current affairs and politics.
“My profession is something in which I take great pride. I feel honored that my patients place their trust in me, and I take my responsibility, and their health, seriously. I make a difference in my patients’ lives by focusing on them. I start by listening, and then by educating; all before I work with them to come up with a comprehensive treatment plan that is customized to their needs and wants. We then team up to reach their optimal oral health and beauty, and we each have to do our part in maintaining it.” — Dr. Zarah Ali, D.M.D.
Following in her parents’ esteemed footsteps, Dr. Zarah Ali attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and graduated magna cum laude. A member of the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society, she continually learns more about cosmetic dentistry, new technology, and facial aesthetics in order to offer her patients the best in dentistry. Since the field constantly evolves, it is important for Dr. Ali to stay on top of all the latest developments through continuing education.
Dr. Ali and her husband, Hassan, met while in dental school at Tufts. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, so you can probably find her in a coffee shop catching up with an old classmate, or spending the weekend with her parents. She also enjoys cooking, traveling, reading, and photography.
Dr. Megan Huyett graduated Cum Laude from Colgate University with honors in Biology in 2008. In 2013, she received her Doctorate from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She was elected to the national dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, and received numerous honors and awards including The Alumni Clinical Excellence Award in Geriatric Dentistry, The Northeastern Society of Periodontists Award, and a Merit Scholarship based on Academic Performance.
Dr. Huyett trained at Pittsburgh’s VA Medical Center as a general practice resident treating medically complicated patients and strengthened her expertise and knowledge in oral surgery, periodontology, implantology, endodontics, and esthetic dentistry. While practicing dentistry in Pittsburgh, Dr. Huyett was first exposed to and began to treat patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
Dr. Huyett remains committed to the study and practice of dental sleep medicine, providing patients with an alternative treatment option to CPAP and surgery for obstructive sleep apnea. She is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, in 2017 she distinguished herself as a Qualified Dentist in providing oral appliance therapy in the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. In 2018 she completed the Tufts University Dental Sleep Medicine Mini-Residency Program.
In July 2019, Dr. Huyett will be receiving her Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry. The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality dental care by remaining current in their profession. To receive this award, Dr. Huyett completed 500 hours of continuing dental education, passed a comprehensive written exam and fulfilled three years of continuing membership with the AGD.
Dr. Huyett is dedicated to providing her patients with superior care, respect, and compassion. She currently resides in Wayland, MA with her husband Phil Huyett and their daughter, Charlotte.
Dr. Sandy Perez was born in Havana, Cuba and raised in South Florida. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences from Florida International University in 2012. He then went on to receive his Masters of Biomedical Sciences from Rutger’s University in 2015, and then received his Doctorate from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2019.
While earning his Doctorate, Dr. Perez served as the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine chapter President for the Hispanic Dental Association. This is where Dr. Perez developed an interest in community oral health promotion, as he spearheaded many outreach programs within the Greater Boston area. Dr. Perez has training in CEREC technology and he is currently a member of the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society. Dr. Perez has a passion for dentistry and is looking forward to taking care of your dental and overall health. Dr. Perez is also fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Christina DiBona Pastan is a 1991 graduate of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Before attending dental school, she graduated from Wheaton College with a B.A. in Chemistry. At Wheaton she received the Donna Ingemie Prize in Chemistry and was awarded the Julia R. Lang professional scholarship.
During her years at dental school, Dr. Pastan served all 4 years on the admissions committee, was selected as a student Radiology instructor and was a 4-year Merit Scholar. After forming an interest and talent for endodontics, she was awarded the Pearl and Louis Guam award in Endodontics. After graduating from Tufts, Dr. Pastan completed a general practice residency at New England Medical Center in Boston. During her residency program, she also practiced in the dental clinic at the Walter E. Fernald State School in Waltham, MA and is very experienced in working with patients with handicaps and special needs.
In 1994, Dr. Pastan completed her Post-Doctoral training in Endodontics also at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Apart from private practice, Dr.Pastan is on faculty at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Pastan is an Associate Clinical Professor in Endodontics and the school’s first Director of Mind-Body Wellness.
A longtime practitioner of yoga and meditation, Dr. Pastan earned her 300-hour yoga and meditation certification from the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. She is also a 25 hour Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga Instructor. Dr. Pastan teaches yoga and meditation to dental students as part of their dental school training for stress relief and self-regulation in their patient dental care.
She is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontists, the Massachusetts Dental Society, the Massachusetts Association of Endodontists and the American Association of Women Dentists.