At Fresh Pond Dental, family dental practice in Cambridge, we understand that a healthy and beautiful smile is an important personal asset. We are a premier provider of general and cosmetic dentistry services in Cambridge and we offer a full range of family dental services. Our exceptional and experienced staff is dedicated to improving our patients' dental health, oral hygiene and enhancing smiles.
Dr. Golnaz Damghani is our new team member at Fresh Pond Dental. She recently joined our group in September of 2015. She is a General Dentist with 20+ years of experience in Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Golnaz Damghani received her doctorate degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles in 1993. She practiced Dentistry for 4 years in Los Angeles before moving back to Boston in 1998 where she grew up. Afterwards she practiced with a dental group in Waltham for 14 years before joining Fresh Pond Dental.
She has a passion for her profession and continues to expand her horizons by engaging in learning and updating her skills regularly by attending continuing education courses at the Yankee Dental Convention/Congress. Dr. Damghani cares a great deal about helping all patients in the practice in achieving a healthy and functional smile by teaching them the importance of excellent dental care. She also enjoys working on younger patients (children 3 years and up into their adolescence), teaching them about the importance of taking care of their teeth to build self esteem one smile at a time.
She currently lives in Newton with her husband and daughter. Her hobbies include hiking, swimming and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Samuel Gegamian specializes in endodontics - root canal treatment procedures.
Samuel Gegamian, DMD earned his degree in dentistry from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2004.
After completing a year of residency at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California, Dr. Gegamian moved to Phoenix, Arizona where he practiced in cosmetic dentistry office for 5 years (2005-2010). But endodontics (root canal treatment) was always his passion. And that brought him back to Boston - Dr. Samuel Gegamian enrolled and completed additional training at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2012, earning a degree in the dental specialty of endodontics. Since that time Dr. Gegamian has been serving Boston, Watertown, Cambridge, Attleboro, Raynham, Natick, Dedham, Quincy, Brockton, Malden, Medford and Peabody as a practicing endodontist.
Dr. Samuel Gegamian is a member of American Endodontics Association.
Dr. Gegamian's hobbies include working out, reading, socializing with friends and colleagues.
Dr. Martin Urban, DDS specializes in periodontal and oral surgical procedures.
Dr. Martin Urban received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the State University of New York in 1999. He then pursued three additional years of advanced specialty training in the area of Periodontics and Dental Implants. Dr. Urban also received certificates of training in oral conscious sedation in 2008 and IV sedation from Duquesne University in 2010.
He has been practicing in Massachusetts for over a decade performing periodontal surgical and non surgical procedures, surgical extractions, and dental implants.
Dr. Urban brings the latest techniques to our dental practice as every year he continues to pursue advanced training in the latest and most advanced surgical dental techniques.
He is an active member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of Osseointegration.
When not practicing he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter and taking his 3 rescue dogs for long walks.
Dr. John Haze earned his dental degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He then entered post-graduate training in orthodontics also at UMDNJ. Dedicating himself to a life long interest in learning and teaching, he has completed additional degrees in biology and chemistry from Seton Hall University and the University of Bridgeport.
This extensive background serves him well as he currently is a faculty member and researcher at New York University where he is able to keep abreast of the very latest orthodontic techniques alongside world-class clinicians.
Dr. Haze completed additional training in oro-facial pain and TMD at UMDNJ and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oro-Facial Pain, as well as, of the American Association of Orthodontics.
Dr. Haze and his staff share an energy for utilizing the latest technological advances to manage even the most complex patient. Our practice goals are to be innovative and caring in our delivery of beautiful, healthy smiles!
Dr. Mahit Bhatt grew up in Mumbai, India. He graduated from Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, India in 2009 with a Bachelor's degree in Dental Surgery. He worked as a dental associate at various charitable organizations in Mumbai, India untill he moved to the United States, where he pursued his DMD degree at Tufts School of Dental Medicine. He received a Merit scholarship at Tufts and was also selected as a teaching assistant at school
His international dental experience enables him to relate to patients of all walks of life. He believes that the foundation to achieving good oral health starts with patient education and places emphasis on preventative methods and quality pain- free treatments. He enjoys meeting new people and yearns to provide the best quality dental care for his patients.
He is always taking various continued education courses to deliver the highest level of dental care. He has also been a proficient provider of Invisalign for quite some time. He has worked closely with top and elite providers for Invisalign, to provide cosmetic, long term dental restorative solutions and orthodontics.
In his free time he loves to go for hikes, kayaking and watching movies with his wife.
We are pleased to introduce one of our favorite people to you, Zina Gassel.
She is one of the best dental hygienists in the world, but she is more than that too. Zina is a valued part of our team and our office family. She brings light and comfort to all our patients as well as world class expertise in dental care. We could not be happier to have someone like Zina on our team.
She has been a registered hygienist since 1997 and brings all those years of experience and care to our patients. She holds a doctorate in Dental Medicine from the University of Moscow. You simply will not find a dental hygienist anywhere with more training, more experience, or more skill than Zina and that's why we are so thrilled to have her as part of our practice.
Zina is an expert in all aspects of periodontal care and dental procedures.
Patients benefit from her unmatched skill and knowledge, but we think they most appreciate the unwavering care and compassion she extends to each patient. We are proud of the work and service of Zina Gassel.
Dental Director: Dr. Andrey Mazo