Our Doctors


S. Faheem Rasool, DMD, MMSc.

Prosthodontist (Restorative Specialist)

Dr. Rasool completed his (DMD) degree and specialty training program in prosthodontics from Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He was awarded a Masters of Medical Science Degree (MMSc.), a certificate in the specialty of prosthodontics and a Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD).

He was a full-time Harvard faculty member for nine years, and was promoted to the rank of Head of the Division of Prosthodontics. During this tenure, he lectured extensively both nationally and internationally in addition to being one of the foremost clinicians in the Faculty Group Practice. Committed to excellence in clinical care and prioritizing his family needs, Dr. Rasool transitioned to private practice and continues his commitment to teaching at Harvard on a part-time basis.

Dr. Rasool is a member of numerous professional organizations. He is currently a consultant to the Accreditation Commission of the American Dental Association and the editorial board of TalkSurgery.com . He is also a member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, is on the research review committee of the American College of Prosthodontists and on the Board of the Harvard Odontological Society.


Neda Shah-Hosseini, DMD, CAGS

Prosthodontist (Restorative Specialist)

Following her studies at at the University of California, Irvine, where she majored in Chemistry, Dr. Shah-Hosseini entered the Harvard School of Dental Medicine where she graduated cum laude with a Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD) degree and with numerous awards and honors. She then completed a two-year general practice residency at Boston’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital where she gained expertise in the treatment of medically compromised patients, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in prosthodontics at Boston University’s Goldman School of Dental Medicine where she earned a certificate in the specialty of prosthodontics.

Dr. Shah-Hosseini is currently a faculty member of the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences at Harvard. She is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Prosthodontists, the American Dental Association and the Harvard Odontological Society.


Miguel Ortiz, DMD, M.S.

Prosthodontist (Restorative Specialist)

Dr. Miguel Ortiz received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from California State University in Los Angeles where he graduated with honors. He also completed several research projects including a combined project at California Institute of Technology before attending dental school.

Dr. Ortiz completed his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) training at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and received the prestigious Leo Talkov Award for excellence in clinical dentistry upon graduation. His passion and talent for restorative dentistry led him to pursue post-doctoral training in the field of Prosthodontics at the University Illinois at Chicago. During his training he mastered the art and science of aesthetic and implant dentistry, full mouth rehabilitation and bone regeneration.

In addition to dentistry, Dr. Ortiz is a very accomplished photographer and loves spending time with is wife and children.


Constant C. Crohin, DMD, MMSc.

Periodontist (Gum Specialist)

Dr. Crohin received his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California in Molecular Biology and then matriculated to the Harvard School of Dental Medicine where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD), and a Masters of Medical Sciences (MMSc.) degree. He then decided to continue at Harvard pursuing further studies in the specialty of periodontics.

Dr. Crohin provides various non-surgical and surgical approaches to treating gum disease, as well as implant placements, bone and gum graft replacements. He is a strong advocate of improving patients’ oral health and actively educates in areas such as proper oral hygiene and smoking cessation. He teaches periodontology and dental implant placement as a part-time clinical faculty member at Harvard University. He is a active member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology and the Harvard Odontological Society.


Anne L. Wucherpfennig, DMD, PhD

Endodontist (Root Canal Specialist)

Dr. Wucherpfennig completed general dental training as well as a PhD in Anatomy ‘magna cum laude’ at the Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen, Germany, before moving to the United States. She held several research appointments at the University of Michigan and at the Forsyth Institute in Boston, studying the cellular and molecular mechanisms of bone formation and resorption. She returned to full time clinical practice in 2002 after earning a certificate in the specialty of Endodontics at Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine and two years of advanced dental training at Harvard Dental School.
Dr. Wucherpfennig brings her expertise and skills in oral diagnosis, endodontics (root canal therapy) and microscopic dentistry to the practice. View her full curriculum vitae


Alexander Rabkin, DMD

General Dentist

Dr. Rabkin grew up in Newton and received his Bachelor of Science (Cum Laude) in Neuroscience from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Following graduation, he pursued his dream of becoming a dentist. He received his DMD at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, followed by an intensive one-year general practice residency at Hartford Hospital. After completing his residency, he moved back to the Boston area. Dr. Rabkin frequently takes continuing education courses to learn the latest techniques and procedures to provide his patients the best comprehensive care possible. His passion for dentistry shows through his kindness, compassion, and commitment to educating and improving the oral health of every patient. Dr. Rabkin is a member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. In his free time, he is an avid Boston sports team enthusiast, and enjoys traveling, cooking, and playing sports.

Our Hygienists


Michelle West, RDH

Michelle began her dental career in 1995 as a receptionist in a dental office. She then transitioned to the clinical side of dentistry as a dental assistant. In 2000 she returned to school and received her hygiene license from Forsyth Dental Hygiene School. In 2008 she became licensed to administer local anesthesia. She has been an invaluable part of our team since 2004. Michelle's friendly, personable demeanor will put you right at ease every time.


Regina McMahon, RDH

Regina graduated from Forsyth Dental in 1989. She’s a local Brookline resident and a mom of 2 Teenagers!

As a hygienist, Regina totally enjoys her profession and her favorite aspect is the interaction with her patients.


Ciara Kelly, RDH

Ciara returned to her hometown of Boston to pursue a career in the dental field after achieving a Bachelors in Behavioral Psychology at university in Dublin, Ireland. Ciara is a graduate of the Forsyth Dental Hygiene Program at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, where she earned a Bachelors with Honors in Dental Hygiene in 2016. She also holds a license to administer local anesthesia. Ciara is passionate about helping her patients achieve their optimal oral health through education. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling, staying active and spending time with friends and family.