James F. Kane, D.M.D., M.S.
Dr. James "Jess" Kane graduated from the University of Massachusetts and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where he received his Master of Science degree in Anatomy and Certifications in Orthodontics as well as Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Kane is active in the Massachusetts Dental Society, past president of the Massachusetts Association of Orthodontists, is a Fellow in both the American and International College of Dentists.
He has established practices in Natick, Walpole, Sudbury and Norwell. Dr. Kane has served as a staff orthodontist at the Tufts Dental Facility for the Handicapped and as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Department of Pediatric Dentistry. Additionally, Dr. Kane served as an Orthodontic Consultant for the New England Medical Center and as the Orthodontic Course Director for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Tufts New England Medical Center. He has been President of both the Tufts Dental Alumni Association and the University of Massachusetts Alumni Association. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Tufts University in 2002 and from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 2007. Presently, he is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Department of Orthodontics.
Dr. Kane's philanthropic activities include serving as a Founding Member of the UMass-Amherst Foundation Board, former Chairman of the Tufts Dental M Club, and as Chairman of The Capital Campaign for Tufts Dental School (which funded a 50 million dollar expansion of the Dental School building). He is also cofounder of Project Stretch, a nonprofit organization serving the dental needs of underprivileged children throughout the world. In addition, he is a founding member of the UMass Club in Boston. Dr. Kane has been appointed to the Board of Advisors at Tufts School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Kane is also proud to be on the National Board of Smiles Change Lives, a national non-profit organization that helps children and adolescents from low-income families receive orthodontic treatment. Most recently Dr. Kane received the Deans Gold Medal from Tufts Dental School, which is the highest award given by the school. He is also a recent recipient of the Ginny Award from Smiles Change Lives, which recognized him as the Outstanding National Volunteer.
Dr. Kane lives on the Cape with his wife Andrea. He is an avid golfer, which he plays for camaraderie and to learn humility.
Peiman Mahdavi, D.M.D.
Dr. Peiman Mahdavi has been with Dental Associates of Walpole since 1994. He received his B.S. degree in Biochemistry from the University of California at Davis and a D.M.D. degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He completed his general practice residency at New England Medical Center and Tufts University, followed by a two-year post-graduate residency in orthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He is a member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Mahdavi is a Past-President of the Massachusetts Association of Orthodontists, 2010 to 2012, and is a Director of the Tufts University Dental Alumni Association. In 2000 Dr. Mahdavi became an Invisalign certified orthodontist. Since 2009 he has been an Invisalign Premier Provider.
He and his wife have two daughters who like to make sure he always has something to do! Like most other parents on the weekends, you can usually find him watching soccer games or driving a carload of girls to the movies. As a family they also enjoy skiing, traveling and hiking. When Dr. Mahdavi is considering the treatment he will recommend for a patient he always asks himself what he would want to do if it was his wife or daughter. Dr. Mahdavi is a proud partner of Smiles Change Lives, a national non-profit organization that helps kids from low-income families get braces.
James F. Kane III, D.M.D.
Dr. (James) Jamie Kane graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a B.S. in Biology. He went on to receive his D.M.D. from Tufts School of Dental Medicine and holds a Certificate in Orthodontics. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, Massachusetts Association of Orthodontists and the Massachusetts Dental Association. He is also the Director of the Massachusetts Association for Orthodontists.
Dr. Kane’s greatest personal interest outside of dentistry is in technology. He has lectured at Yankee Dental Congress on integrating the modern dental office with contemporary digital equipment. In addition, he is currently involved with research that is testing the accuracy of digital equipment used in Pediatric/Orthodontic practices.
Dr. Kane grew up in Framingham and Holliston. He went to high school in Shrewsbury and has worked in the practice since he was 12 years old. He now resides in Holliston Massachusetts with his wife Krista and two daughters.
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