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This content was provided by Dr. Shaughnessy "I completed my pediatric dentistry specialty training at Harvard University/Children's Hospital Boston where I served as chief resident and currently maintain a staff position. I received my dental degree from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine where I served as class president and received the distinct honor of being named " best all around student ". I have been the recipient of many other leadership and academic awards including publication of my research entitled "Oral Health and Bone Density in Adolescents and Young Women with Anorexia Nervosa" in the Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. I began my career in healthcare after graduating cum laude in physical therapy from Northeastern University. I practiced as a physical therapist at numerous institutions in the Boston area including; the Massachusetts General Hospital, Spaulding Rehabilitation, and Shriners Hospital for Children. Working at Shriner's Hospital and having children of my own inspired me to continue my education. My career as a PT taught me the importance of prevention which continues to be my focus as a pediatric dentist. I am a board certified member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, as well as the Massachusetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and Massachusetts Dental Society."
This content was provided by Dr. Shaughnessy "Our philosophy at Greater Boston Smiles Pediatric Dentistry is that the greatest way to protect a child's smile for life is to ensure that he or she has a good experience at the dentist starting at the earliest possible age. We strive to make each visit comfortable and enjoyable as well as educational and trust building. We are committed to form lifelong connections with patients and parents alike."
Grinding of Teeth
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Digital X-Ray (CDR)
Simple Tooth Extractions
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Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
University Of Connecticut / School Of Dental Medicine
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
University of Connecticut / School of Dental Medicine
Medical School | Graduated
Children's Hospital Boston-Harvard Medical School
Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
Harvard School Of Dental Medicine
Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
Board Certification From Abpd 2010
Other Education | Completed 2010
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