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Noah Orenstein
Board-Certified Prosthodontist

Dr. Noah P. Orenstein grew up on Cape Cod. His training gave him the opportunity to live and work in other areas of the country, but he always wanted to settle and raise his family in Boston. His father, a dentist, and mother, a psychotherapist, were his greatest role models in pursuing a career in healthcare. Their respective influences instilled in him acute skills in sensitivity and attention to detail, which intertwine perfectly in his clinical practice.

 

As a compassionate person, Dr. Orenstein’s favorite part about being a prosthodontist is being able to develop relationships and play a positive role in people’s lives. Additionally, he loves the ‘first reveal’, when a patient sees their smile for the first time after they have completed any cosmetic dental treatment. Additionally, Dr. Orenstein understands that overcoming anxiety can be a challenge for many people and goes out of his way to approach dentistry in a positive, caring, and sensitive manner. It is exciting what patients can accomplish when they are listened to, supported, and then motivated.

 

Education

After attending Phillips Academy in Andover and Emory University in Atlanta, he completed his dental degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Upon graduation, having developed an interest in implant dentistry, Dr. Orenstein immediately began his post-doctoral surgical training at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA. After a year in private practice he felt compelled to provide a more advanced level of service and care to his patients, which encouraged him to attend the University of Connecticut for a three-year advanced specialty degree in Prosthodontics and Implant Surgery. Concurrently, he obtained a Master’s degree in Facial Esthetics. In 2013 he became Board Certified by the American Board of Prosthodontics (a distinction that only 1 of every 20 Prosthodontists in America achieve.) Dr. Orenstein is dedicated to being proficient in the most cutting-edge procedures and has additionally earned certifications as an Invisalign and Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation™ provider.

 

Teaching

Dr. Orenstein served as an adjunct faculty at the Harvard University School of Dental Medicine’s Advanced Program for Implant Reconstruction and at the Graduate Department of Prosthodontics at the University of Connecticut, teaching dental residents proper implant surgical and restoration techniques for complex patient treatment. Additionally, Dr. Orenstein has been published in many nationally recognized prosthodontic journals.

 

Memberships

Dr. Orenstein maintains an active involvement with the following associations:

  • American Dental Association (ADA)

  • American College of Prosthodontics (ACP)

  • American Board of Prosthodontists (ABP)

  • Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS)

  • Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP)

  • Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity (AO)

 

When he is not in the office, Dr. Orenstein can be found spending time with his wife and children. He also enjoys reading, running, playing golf and tennis, and returning to Cape Cod and the Islands.

Elaine Rupp
Dental Hygienist

Elaine enjoys getting to know her patients personally and providing a high quality dental care experience. 

Elaine graduated from Broome Community College in 1993 and has been a dental hygienist for 25 years. She grew up in Utica, NY and moved to the Boston area in 1995.  She lives in Needham with her husband, Larry and daughter, Annamarie. 

 

In her leisure time, she enjoys traveling, cooking and going to Red Sox games.

Lisa Rodda
Dental Hygienist

Lisa provides a caring and sensitive manner which allows her to easily develop relationships with her patients. This compassionate nature creates a supportive environment where she can educate and guide her patients to achieve optimal

oral health.

Lisa has been a hygienist at our office for 12 years. Lisa received her dental hygiene degree and local anesthesia certification in 2006 from Middlesex Community College.

 

In her free time Lisa enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her husband and two children.

Mary Chiaravolotti
Dental Assistant

Mary has an ability to make even the most nervous person feel comfortable. Known for her outspoken personality and big character, she has the remarkable ability to always put smiles on the faces of her patients.

Mary was born and raised in Auburndale, MA. She attended Massachusetts Bay Community College and obtained her dental assisting license in 1987. She has been a dental assistant in our office for over 30 years.

She currently lives in Norwood with her husband Paul and son Daniel. She enjoys exercising, cooking, and spending time with her friends and family.