Ilya Livshin has built Landmark Dental around a specific type of patient—the one who doesn't want to be there. He understands that dental care can be an intimidating process for some, so to make the whole experience more enjoyable, he’s handpicked his staff members for their friendliness, patience, and gentle touch. Together with a board-certified anesthesiologist, Dr. Livshin also specializes in sedation dentistry for patients who experience dental anxiety or can't see a white lab coat without bursting into a dance number from Little Shop of Horrors. He further promotes a relaxing, comfortable environment with quiet, minimally intrusive technology and soothing music.
After earning his doctor of dental medicine degree at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Livshin joined the US Air Force. The native of St. Petersburg, Russia completed an advanced education in general dentistry program at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, DC, and underwent hands-on training in complex restorative and cosmetic procedures. He offers a full range of general dental services as well as veneers, implants, oral and gum surgery, smile-straightening Invisalign treatments, and Zoom! teeth whitening.
Needham Dental pampers pearly whites with state-of-the-art technologies in cosmetic, restorative, and preventative care. The welcome dental package treats teeth to a thorough professional cleaning (a $90 value) before the experienced doctor checks the oral orifice for signs of cavities, disease, and foul language (a $100 value). A set of bitewing x-rays paints a neoclassicist portrait of the body’s only visible bones (a $65 value). Alternatively, a one-hour in-office whitening session restores incisors to their ivory hue, lightening up to eight shades in one puny visit with your choice of Zoom or Venus whitening. Dr. Nandita Kapoor wields eight years of tusk-treating experience. She takes her time with patients, educating them about teeth’s needs and which moon phases boost fluoride absorption.
Although their services deal entirely with the mouth, the staff of Smile Designs Inc. initially depend on their ears—they prize the sense of trust that results from truly listening to their patients. Led by Dr. Shabana Chaudhry, they take clients from a preliminary exam through custom cosmetic and medical dental plans, which can include teeth whitening, veneers, crowns, implants, and even root-canal therapy. Digital x-rays help identify sources of decay or pain in teeth, and the technicians' devotion to continuing education ensures they stay on top of other high-tech trends, such as installing surround-sound systems in back molars.
The multilingual staff at Dental Technology Center and 64 Highland Dental nurture healthy smiles and strong bites. To ensure a pleasant experience for their patients, they fill their exam rooms with comfortable chairs, cable TV, and relaxing music, which set the stage for meticulous cleanings. During visits, staffers give the heave-ho to any tartar and plaque buildup, clearing the way for future generations of inevitable meal remnants. You'll leave with a smile bright enough to melt hearts, including your own, so be careful around mirrors.
Dr. Scott T. Bedell, DDS and his experienced staff modify molars during teeth-whitening treatments that take only one office visit and will work to remove the tooth-tinting effects of coffee, tea, berries, soy sauce, and putting the wrong end of a pen in your mouth. During the visit, the staff will take impressions and administer customized tooth trays, giving you two weeks worth of bleaching solution for at-home tooth time reversal. The procedure produces lasting effects that can keep chompers glowing for up to five years, ensuring glamorous mug shots and opalescence during future paparazzi attacks.
A winning smile requires more than sparkling teeth. As a dentist, Dr. Monique Mabry has dedicated nearly 20 years to protecting her patients' oral health, keeping an eye out for potential complications while she and her hygienists brighten smiles with in-office whitening treatments and straighten them out with the Invisalign system. Yet, Dr. Mabry and her team recognize that a smile's frame is just as important. This is why she and her aesthetic assistant perform lip-enhancement procedures and inject Botox and dermal fillers, reducing the appearance of creases, crow's feet, or wrinkles.
When she isn't beautifying smiles weathered by time or people mistaking rocks for rock candy, Dr. Mabry devotes herself to philanthropic efforts. In 2009, she assisted the Boston Medical Center Grow Clinic for Children in raising nearly $1 million, and gave her time to the Boston Medical Center Friends of Women’s Health