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Why These Dentists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Worcester Dentists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Dr. Monica Gobran

Dr. Monica Gobran provides dental care to local residents. The team uses the newest and safest procedures to help patients preserve, restore, and enhance their smiles and oral health, and services include Zoom Whitening, CEREC crowns, conscious sedation dentistry, sleep apnea treatment, veneers, periodontal treatment, implants, bonding, and the restoration as well as reconstruction of damaged teeth. The office promotes proper patient education and prevention as well, follows sterilization and cross contamination processes set forth by the ADA, OSHA, and the CDC, and is licensed and certified to offer oral conscious sedation and Invisalign. The dentist attended Boston University School of Dental Medicine and is a member of numerous associations including the ADA, the Multidisciplinary Dental Institute Group, and The Pankey Institute.

Worcester, MA 01609


John D. Shaw DDS

Dr. John D. Shaw offers personalized dental care to all of his patients which addresses each patient’s unique needs, desires, and requests. Dr. Shaw possesses many years of experience working with patients and retains membership in professional organizations to remain up to date with new dental practices and technologies. He is affiliated with the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Association, and the Worcester District Dental Association. Patients who visit his practice can choose from a wide variety of services such as thorough teeth cleaning, the creation of specialty dentures, implant restoration, scaling and root planing, and the application of crowns and bridges. Dr. Shaw serves residents of Holden and the surrounding communities and encourages new patients to check out his practice for treatment.

Holden, MA 01520


Lancester Dental, PC

Lancaster Dental, PC is a family dental practice that provides high quality comprehensive dental care to the Lancaster, Massachusetts community. Dr. Madhuri Kavi, DMD began practicing dentistry in 1996, after receiving her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree through the Advanced Standing program of the Boston University Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry. Dr. Kavi and her highly trained staff at Lancaster Dental provide a wide range of dental services including preventative and restorative dentistry, teeth whitening, veneers, and VELscope Oral Cancer Screening. Patients describe Dr. Kavi and her staff at Lancaster Dental as accommodating, caring and professional. Lancaster Dental accepts most major forms of insurance, as well as Care Credit.

Lancaster, MA 01523


Marcia L. Valente, DMD, PC

Marcia L. Valente, DMD, PC is a family and cosmetic dental practice located in Oxford, MA. Services include dental cleanings, fillings, root canal therapy, tooth extractions, porcelain crowns, teeth whitening, bridges, veneers, bonding, inlays and onlays, and implants. The practice's dentist, Dr. Valente, is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the Massachusetts Dental Society. She is also an active member of the Spear Institute for Dental Education where she studies advanced methods of comprehensive restorative dentistry. Past patients emphasize the compassion and professionalism of the staff at Marcia L. Valente, DMD, PC.

Nicholas Tretter, DDS

Nicholas Tretter, DDS is located on Main Street in Holden, less than 10 miles north of Worcester. Dr. Tretter has been serving the community for over 18 years and is passionate about continuing education, which enables him to offer his patients the latest and best in oral care. In addition to a full range of services in general, restorative and cosmetic care, Dr. Tretter offers specialty services like tooth remineralization, which improves both the look and strength of teeth and the latest treatments for TMJ and occlusal therapies for night time grinding. Whatever their dental needs, patients can feel confident that they will be getting the best dental care available. The knowledgeable office staff is happy to help patients get the most out of their insurance and makes financing available through Care Credit.

Ralph S. McCracken Jr., DDS

Ralph S. McCracken Jr., DDS brings over 30 years of dentistry experience to the Holden area, alongside Dr. Jenna Hubacz. Dr. McCracken is a founding member of the Central New England Dental Implant Study Group. Dr. Hubacz is an honors graduate of Tufts University. These accolades, as well as a focus on continuing education and standards of excellence, lead to a high rate of patient satisfaction. Many patients note the use of state of the art technology, and the individualized approach of the practice. Dr. McCracken Jr. and staff address restorative dental needs, and are highly trained in implant and prosthetic dentistry. They offer patient education videos online, as well appointment request forms and insurance information.

Holden, MA 01520


Unique Dental of Worcester

Unique Dental of Worcester treats patients of all ages using convenient and painless dentistry. The practice operates in Worcester and can help patients ranging from young children to seniors using the most advanced dental care available in the industry. Patients can receive numerous treatments like deep teeth cleaning and fluoride rinses, tooth bonding, the application of white fillings for subtlety, the creation of night and sport guards, and root canals. The practice offers specials and discounts on a regular basis to help people afford basic dental services like cleanings and preventative coatings. Current and previous patients recommend the practice to other people because of its professional yet friendly staff and comfortable atmosphere. Unique Dental of Worcester accepts payments from most major insurance programs and providers.

Worcester, MA 01604


Worcester Dentist Group

Worcester Dentist Group is a provider of oral health care that caters to various neighborhoods in Greater Boston. The lead practitioner received his doctorate from Boston University in 2004, and he is a member of the American Dental Association and Massachusetts Dental Society. The team has a veteran hygienist on board, who has more than 25 years of professional training and experience, and the treatments include tooth extractions, teeth whitening, crowns and bridges, inlays and onlays, dentures, implants, restorations, porcelain veneers, amalgam fillings, and non-surgical root canal. The facility offers a welcoming and clean environment, and it has the latest technologies to ensure optimum oral health. Worcester Dentist Group accommodates children and adults, and its website features a dental dictionary and other valuable resources.

Worcester, MA 01609


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