Stephen Shea, DDS
Dr. Stephen Shea, a general dentist, received his DDS degree from Georgetown University School of Dentistry and his undergraduate BA degree from St. Anselm College. Prior to joining the DentaQuest Oral Health Center, Dr. Shea spent 26 years in private practice in Gardner, MA followed by nine years at Community Health Connections (CHC) Dental Service in Fitchburg, MA. At CHC, he served as the Director of Community Heath Relations, Associate Dental Director, and Dental Director. During this time, in conjunction with the Oral Health Initiative of North Central Massachusetts, Dr. Shea served as Program Director for the school-based dental sealant program and Gateway Health Access Program as well as an instructor in prevention of dental diseases to physicians, nurses, and expectant parents. In addition, Dr. Shea was a member of the adjunct faculty at Mount Wachusett Community College Hygiene School for five years where he taught local anesthesia techniques for the Pain Control class. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Mount Wachusett Community College Dental Hygiene Program. Dr. Shea is a member of the American Dental Association, a member of the Board of Trustees for the Massachusetts Dental Society, and a past member of the Central New England Dental Research Group.
Anna Simon, DMD
Dr. Simon is the orthodontist at DentaQuest Oral Health Center. She also serves as an orthodontics associate at the office of Dr. Marcel Korn. Dr. Simon received her DMD and a Postgraduate Certificate in Orthodontics from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She is a member of numerous professional organizations including the Hispanic Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontics, and the American Dental Association.
Biyi Ogunjimi, DDS, MPH
Dr. Ogunjimi is a general dentist at the DentaQuest Oral Health Center. He enjoys practicing all aspects of dentistry and completing minor oral surgical procedures. Nothing brings him more fulfillment than seeing his patients attain optimal oral health.
Prior to joining the Oral Health Center, Dr. Ogunjimi practiced for several years as a clinician abroad and in the United States and also combined clinical practice with health care management. He received his dental training from University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and University of Lagos College of Medicine, and obtained public health training from Harvard University. Dr. Ogunjimi is a member of the American Dental Association, American Public Health Association and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Brian B. Nový, DDS, FADI
Dr. Nový is the Director of Practice Improvement at the DentaQuest Institute and an adjunct associate professor of restorative dentistry at Loma Linda University. He served on the ADA Council of Scientific Affairs from 2010-2014 and as chair of the CAMBRA Coalition from 2010-2015. The California Dental Association Foundation presented him with the Dugoni Award for “Outstanding contributions to dental education,” and in 2009, the American Dental Association awarded Dr. Nový and his office the title, “Adult Preventive Care Practice of the Year.”
Dr. Andrew Schwartz-Hinds
Dr. Andrew Schwartz-Hinds is a general dentist at the DentaQuest Oral Health Center. He enjoys working with patients to provide comprehensive oral health care while practicing minimally invasive dentistry. Outside of the office he enjoy spending time with family, traveling, and the sport of fencing.
Dr. Schwartz-Hinds received his Bachelor of Science from Haverford College. He then attended Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Upon graduation he was recognized by the Pierre Fauchard Academy for his outstanding academic achievement during his time at Boston University. He then pursued an additional year of training through the NYU-Lutheran Advanced Education in General Dentistry program. There he focused on minor oral surgeries, endodontics, and comprehensive treatment planning. In the Spring of 2016 Dr. Schwartz-Hinds joined the DentaQuest Oral Health Center team.
Dr. Khara Gresham
Dr. Khara Gresham is a general dentist at the Oral Health Center. Her focus is providing comprehensive dental care to her patients through a variety of services as well as including patients in the decision making process. Outside of dentistry she enjoys spending time with family and friends, travel and running.
Khara Gresham DMD, MPH received her Bachelors of Science from Brown University in 2010. She received her Doctorate in Medical Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2014, followed by her Masters in Public Health in 2015 from Tufts University School of Medicine. She has been a practicing clinician incorporating public health practice into dental care since her graduation in 2014 and recently began working with the Oral Health Center team in April 2016. Dr. Gresham is a member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, and the National Dental Association.
Dr. Heni Tufa
Dr. Heni Tufa, D.M.D. became a dentist because she loves interacting with people and helping them look and feel healthier. She strives to maintain the highest standards of dental care by providing individual attention and personalized treatments to her patients. To provide best care, Dr. Tufa stays abreast of all changes and technological advancements in her profession by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars.
Dr. Tufa graduated with top honors from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine where she also received the Outstanding Achievement and Excellence in Patient and Practice Management Award as well as the Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Periodontics. She is a member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society and is an alumni member of the National Dental Honor Society.
In her free time, Dr. Tufa loves to bike, ski, snowboard and spend time with her family and friends.