About Our Doctors


Richard C. Gillis, D.M.D.

Dr. Richard Gillis has been enjoying practicing in his hometown for 35 years! Dr. Gillis attended Boston College for his undergraduate studies, and continued at Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry, where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 1980. Dr. Gillis was honored with the International College of Dentists Award for outstanding achievement during his four years of study at Boston University.

In addition to his family practice, Dr. Gillis has served on the faculty of the Prosthetics Department at Boston University as an assistant clinical professor.

Ian Fessler, D.M.D.

Dr. Ian Fessler is a graduate of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and completed his residency at Harvard/Cambridge Health Alliance.  He has been practicing dentistry in the Boston area for over a decade and volunteers internationally to provide dental care to undeserved communities. Dr. Fessler is an avid runner and has competed in an Ironman. 

Melissa D. Knudsen, D.M.D.

Dr. Melissa Knudsen is a native of Needham, Massachusetts and is happy to be back practicing in her hometown. Dr. Knudsen received her Bachelor’s degree and Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Boston University, where she graduated with honors. Dr. Knudsen is a member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, and the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity.

Jessica L. Jarmond, D.D.S.

Dr. Jarmond graduated from Michigan State University in 2008, and The University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 2012 when she was awarded a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. She volunteered in several dental missions to Guatemala. Jessica has practiced general and family dentistry in private practices in Ohio prior to relocating to MA. She will join us on a part time basis as she also continues her volunteer dentistry in Boston.

David Goldberg, D.M.D.

Dr. Goldberg received his  Doctor of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where he was a Merit Scholar, part of the Implant Honors program, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society, and won the Tufts Award for Excellence in Fixed Prosthodontics.  He went on to the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine to specialize in Periodontology. 

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