MEET OUR TEAM
Our premier team of dental specialists offer a variety of treatments to meet your dental needs. When you become a patient at Nevins Dental Center, you receive comprehensive care from renowned clinicians who are dedicated to providing exceptional results and creating an outstanding patient experience in a warm, welcoming environment.
DR. MARC NEVINS
Board Certified Periodontist
“Today, with innovations such as minimally invasive techniques, guided implant placement, and LASER assisted treatment, we are able to quickly complete procedures and make our patients more comfortable than ever before. We can immediately replace a failing tooth, place a new implant, and place a crown, all at the same time. This is a huge leap forward in dental implant treatment.”
APPROACH AND METHODS
Dr. Nevins has been in private practice since 1997. He strongly believes modern treatment approaches based on the latest advances in biotechnology and clinical science are the gateway to providing the best patient care. His clinical research focuses on developing a better understanding of the best implant delivery techniques, the use of growth factors to stimulate regeneration of oral tissue, plus laser assisted therapy and other minimally invasive methods that preserve and improve oral esthetics. The modern minimally invasive periodontal therapies Dr. Nevins provides gives patients long-lasting, highly esthetic results.
Dr. Nevins excels at applying his highly specialized esthetic surgical expertise to solving his patients complex dental problems. He is deeply committed to ensuring patients receive the best possible treatment and service by striving to set a new standard of care in dental medicine every day.
EDUCATION, AWARDS AND SERVICE
Dr. Nevins graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, then earned his Certificate for Graduate Training in Periodontology and a Master of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. He is internationally renowned as a leader in his field, has served on numerous major professional committees and regularly conducts peer-education lectures and training sessions.
Dr. Nevins has served as Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry since 2011. In addition to his education and service, Dr. Nevins is a two-time winner of the American Academy of Periodontology’s R. Earl Robinson Periodontal Regeneration Award and is a 2017 recipient of the Clinical Research Award for the publication of “A randomized, controlled, multicenter clinical trial of post-extraction alveolar ridge preservation.”
Dr. Nevins’ Curriculum Vitae a list of his publications is available from the links below:
DR. NEVINS’ CURRICULUM VITAE
DR. NEVINS CV (PDF)
DR. JULIE MITCHELL
Board Certified Prosthodontist
“The replacement of missing teeth and tissue is a challenging combination of oral medicine and artistic vision. Dental reconstruction—particularly dental implants—must be done in a way that is both predictable and long-lasting. It is an honor to work alongside Dr. Marc Nevins to provide patients with the highest level of care from initial examination and diagnosis to long-term maintenance and follow-up.”
Dr. Julie Mitchell is a Diplomate of The American Board of Prosthodontics. She received her DMD degree cum laude from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2011 and went on to earn a Master of Science in Prosthodontics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014. Dr. Mitchell achieved board certification at the earliest opportunity and now focuses on challenging esthetic cases and dental implant-supported restorations.
She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a former lecturer at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, researcher and published author in the Journal of Applied Oral Sciences and the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants. She is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society.
Dr. Mitchell is committed to both the preservation of natural dentition as well as the predictable longevity that implant restorations offer. She is compassionate, empathetic and makes her patients feel comfortable during every visit. She will personalize your treatment to create an esthetic and functional long-term solution to chronic dental issues.
DR. KIRSI SAVUSALO
Specialist in Orthodontics
“Smiles are magical. They reflect who you are, your unique personality. My passion is to improve oral health and function and create beautiful smiles that make people feel happy and confident.”
Kirsi Savusalo, DMD, graduated with honors from the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine and the University of Oulu Institute of Dental Medicine, Finland. Dr. Savusalo practiced general dentistry in Finland before moving to Massachusetts. She earned her DMD and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the Boston University of Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 1999 and 2001, respectively. She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society and Finnish Dental Association. She dedicates time every year to continuing education and has practiced orthodontics to the highest standards since 2001.
Dr. Savusalo is dedicated to providing adults and children with the finest quality orthodontic treatment in a professional and friendly environment. She delivers expertise and care with the latest advances, a high degree of detail, and personal attention to each patient. Her goal is to create good health and beautiful esthetics with the best possible dental and facial orthodontic outcomes.
DR. JONATHAN STEPHENS
Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
“Oral surgery provides me the chance to make profound changes in my patients’ quality of life while making personal connections and being attentive to their individual concerns and needs. Providing such an essential healthcare service in my own community is truly a blessing.”
Dr. Stephens attended medical school at the University of Illinois Chicago, where he obtained his MD, and Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, which awarded his DDS. Dr. Stephens completed his general surgery internship through Tulane University and his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Mt. Sinai/Jacobi in New York City.
Dr. Stephens is a clinical instructor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where he enjoys having the opportunity to help educate the next generation of dentists and oral surgeons. He’s committed to continual learning, and often attends courses focusing on dental implants, trauma surgery, and aesthetic dentistry. He is active in the professional community through memberships in the Massachusetts Dental Society, Massachusetts Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, AO Foundation, and American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
DR. ZENA AL-ADEEB
“I feel privileged to be part of a multi-specialty practice where patients are put first. I work closely with the other specialists at Nevins Dental Center to provide patients with comprehensive care and the best possible outcomes.”
Dr. Zena Al-Adeeb received her DMD degree from Boston University in 2003, graduating with honors. She completed her certificate in Endodontics from Boston University in 2006. Dr. Al-Adeeb keeps current on technological advances in Endodontics, including the latest techniques in instrumentation, use of surgical operating microscopy, digital radiography and 3D imaging. Her treatment philosophy is to listen to and prioritize patients’ needs. She is a member of the American Association of Endodontics, Massachusetts Association of Endodontics, Massachusetts Dental Society, and American Dental Association.