The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff’s training, professional credentials and work experience.
Alaa AlWazzan, DMD, DDS, MSc, FACP
Quincy, MA Dentist
DMD, DDS, MSc, FACP
Dr. Alaa Alwazzan is a board certified prosthodontist with a special interest in comprehensive, esthetic and implant dentistry. He has been practicing dentistry since 2000. He is always eager to provide his patients with the highest level of dental care at the same time treating each patient as a family member.
Dr Alwazzan moved to the United States from Budapest Hungary to pursue his studies at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where he received his DMD and completed his specialty education in Prosthodontics and graduated with honors achieving a Certificate in Prosthodontics and a Master’s of Science degree in 2004 and 2005. He has a special interest in surgical implant dentistry; he was awarded a surgical implant training certificate from the Temple University via the Misch International Implant Institute.
Dr Alwazzan enjoyed teaching from 2004 -2010. He served as full time assistant professor to the faculty at Tufts University in the post graduate Prosthodontics. As well as a clinical assistant professor at Boston University School of Dental Medicine and enjoyed lecturing at Tufts University Continuing Education Department, at local study clubs and Prosthodontics meetings.
Dr. Alwazzan is a diplomat of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontist, a member of the American Dental Association, member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, and member of the Board of Directors of the Prosthodontics Alumni Association at Tufts University.
He is also fluent in English, Hungarian and Arabic. Dr. Alwazzan is a Celtics fan, and follows all the New England sports teams. He is married and enjoys sharing his life with his wife Lilas.
Dr. Kevin Xiao Dong, DMD
Quincy, MA Dentist
Dr. Dr. Kevin Xiao Dong received his DMD from Boston University. He is originally from Ontario Canada were he obtained a Bachelors degree in Medical sciences from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Dong enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is dedicated to delivering the highest quality of general, restorative and cosmetic dental care. He is particularly keen on providing meticulous work with his hands in addition to carrying himself with both honesty and integrity.
He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society. Dr. Dong pursues his continuing education with particular interests in Implant and laser dentistry, as well as prosthodontics.
Dr. Dong loves all things outdoors, and spends much of his free time playing basketball, hockey, and both hiking and running with dog Moses (a Blue Weimaraner).
Dr. Christopher Mirucki, DDS
Quincy, MA Prosthodontist
Dr. Mirucki received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology in 2002 from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. He earned his D.M.D degree in 2006 from the University Of Connecticut School Of Dental Medicine. Dr. Mirucki then completed his postgraduate training in Endodontics and Master’s degree in the field of molecular and microbiology in 2009 at the University Of Connecticut. He has been the recipient of several scholastic and clinical awards during his undergraduate dental and post-graduate training. Dr. Mirucki has received his board certification in Endodontics from the American Board of Endodontology in April 2010, being one of the youngest to achieve this feat in less than one year after completion of his post-graduate training. Board certification is a designation appointed to those who make significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty. He has also authored and co-authored several publications related to the field of Endodontics with a focus on biologic principles of treatment. Recently, Dr. Mirucki has been elected to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Journal of Endodontics where he reviews and critiques various research articles related to the field of Endodontology.
Dr. Mirucki currently resides in Wellesley with his wife Helen and son Noah. He is an avid golfer and enjoys hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding.
Sergio Gomez, R.D.H.
Sergio received his degree from CCRI’s School of Dental Hygiene in Lincoln, RI where he graduated with honors as president of his class. His years of experience in the dental field as a dental assistant, tutor, and dental hygienist allow him to give thorough and detailed explanations of patient’s oral health. He has an enthusiastic and delicate approach to patient care where developing patient/clinician rapport is a priority. Sergio takes particular pride in making sure patients are always comfortable, well informed, and confident in their clinician’s abilities. Apart from his passion for dentistry and working with new dental technologies, he enjoys spending time with his family, dancing, skiing, and going to comedy acts.
Jennifer O’Brien, R.D.H
Jennifer graduated from MCPHS University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys developing professional relationships with patients and working with them to achieve optimal oral health through periodontal treatment and patient education. Jennifer is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association and Christian Medical and Dental Association. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, running, and traveling to new places.