John P. Ficarelli, D.M.D.
Dr. Ficarelli received his dental and pediatric specialty training at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and Boston Floating Hospital of Tufts-New England Medical Center. He is Director of Dentistry at the Massachusetts Hospital School and is on staff at Tufts Medical Center and the Franciscan Hospital for Children. Dr. Ficarelli is board certified and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a founding board member of Project Stretch: Dentistry Reaching Out to Children, an international dental volunteer organization. He has the honor of serving as a member of the board of Advisors of Tufts Dental School and is a director on the board of Forsyth Institute. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, the Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Ficarelli recently received the Dean’s Medal, the highest award given by the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. In 2010 he was inducted as a fellow of the American College of Dentists and is also a Fellow of the Academy of Dental Science and the International College of Dentists. Dr. Ficarelli practices Pediatric Dentistry at Pediatric Dental Associates of Brookline, PC. and Dental Associates of Walpole, L.L.P. Dr. Ficarelli has two Springer spaniels, rescued from Louisiana, and sings bass with the Highland Men’s Glee Club, founded in 1908.
Scott F. Petrie, D.M.D.
Dr. Scott Petrie received his B.A. Degree from Boston University and his D.M.D. Degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He completed training in pediatric dentistry at Children's Hospital of Boston and Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Petrie is board certified and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a past president of the Massachusetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Petrie maintains staff positions at Children's Hospital, Massachusetts Hospital School and Franciscan Hospital for Children. Dr. Petrie and his wife live in Medfield. They have three children and a great dog named Gus!
Christopher V. Hughes, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Hughes is a native of Medfield and received his B.A. degree from Colby College, his D.M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, his Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Case Western Reserve University and his Ph.D. in Microbiology from Georgetown University.
He is currently a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and Boston University Medical Center. At the School of Dental Medicine he lectures on numerous subjects and oversees students in various clinical settings. He is also on staff at Boston Medical Center.
Dr. Hughes has lectured extensively and has authored numerous scientific publications, including chapters in three textbooks. He was the recipient of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's Educational Foundation Research Award and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Hughes currently lives in Medfield with his wife and two children.
Andrew Danberg-Ficarelli, D.M.D.
Dr. Andrew Danberg-Ficarelli is originally from Newton Centre, MA and now lives in Boston, where he earned his DMD degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Ficarelli stayed at Tufts to complete a specialty residency in pediatric dentistry, and was appointed chief resident by the department of pediatric dentistry. Dr. Ficarelli is an active participant in the dental charity Project Stretch: Dentistry Reaching Out to Children and during dental school was tapped for a national leadership position in the American Student Dental Association. His B.A. degree is from Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York, where he studied economics and political science. A fluent Spanish speaker, Dr. Ficarelli has also lived and worked in Latin America. He is an impassioned oarsman and hiker, and has enjoyed completing several organized endurance challenges. and also sings with the local Highland Glee Club.
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