All our professionals at Foxboro Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.


Charles Dean, DDS

Dr Dean graduated in 1956 from Providence College with a degree in Biology. He completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1960 at the University of Maryland's Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. After serving for 2 years at Camp Le Jeune, NC with the US Marines, Dr. Dean moved to Foxboro in 1962 and started in private practice. Dr Dean retired from active practice in April 2008 and lives on the Cape with his wife.

 

Paul MacDonald, DMD 

Dr MacDonald graduated from Boston College, and he earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Tufts University Dental School in 1969. He spent 2 years with the Navy in Norfolk, VA before joining the practice in 1971. Dr MacDonald lives in Walpole with his wife. They have 4 grown children, and an ever growing number of grandchildren.

Dr MacDonald retired from active practice in September, 2009.

 

Victor Leung, DMD 

Dr Leung graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. He graduated from Boston University School of Dental Medicine, 5th in his class, with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 1995. He completed an additional one year General Practice Residency, at Boston City Hospital, with training in oral surgery, pediatrics and emergency room medicine. Dr Leung received his Certificate of Residency in 1996 and spent 9 years as an associate in Rhode Island. He joined the practice in November 2005.

Dr. Leung believes continuing education courses are an important part of staying current with the latest trends and technologies. Dr. Leung attends 30 hours of continuing education courses each year, focusing on the latest in dental implants, dental materials, and prosthetic options. Dr Leung lives with his wife and 3 children in N Attleboro, MA.

 

tThomas Vutech, DMD, FAGD
Dr Vutech received his doctorate from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1990. After working several years on the north shore, Dr Vutech moved to Rhode Island where he has maintained a private practice for the last 15 years. In 2003, Dr Vutech achieved fellowship status in the Academy of General Dentistry. The AGD is an organization committed to continuing education for dentistry and Dr Vutech is passionate about staying up to date on current techniques, procedures and materials. Dr Vutech performs all restorative procedures, including cosmetic bonding and veneers, dental implants and orthodontics. Dr Vutech is married with 3 children and enjoys ice hockey and golf.

 

 

drAndrew Nelson, DMD
Dr. Nelson graduated from Bowdoin College with a degree in Chemistry and Economics, while also playing on the hockey and lacrosse teams.  He went on to earn his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2010, graduating Magna Cum Laude and finishing 9th in his class out of 160 students.  He was inducted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honors Society given to graduating dental students based on high scholarship, character, potential for leadership, professionalism, and ethics.  No more than 12 percent of any graduating class can be selected for this honor.  Since graduating, Dr. Nelson has split his time between private practice in Boston and Cape Cod, and public health, providing dental care to underserved populations in the greater Boston area.  Dr. Nelson strives to provide the highest quality dental care by attending continuing education courses to stay up to date with most current treatments and technological advances, while also creating a comfortable atmosphere for patient care.  His interests include all aspects of dental care from restorative dentistry to endodontics to oral surgery. Dr. Nelson is more than excited to join Foxboro Dental Associates and the Foxboro community.

Dr. Nelson was born and raised on Cape Cod, Massachusetts and currently lives with his wife and two dachshunds in Franklin, MA.  He enjoys staying active by playing hockey, golf, and biking.

 

 

Hygienists

Annmarie, RDH

Ann-Marie has been with the practice since March 1997 and brings 15+ years of clinical experience. She earned her Associates degree in Dental Hygiene at Bristol Community College.  Her special interests are in preventive procedures relating to children's oral health, as well as, tooth whitening options. She lives in Norton with her husband and 2 children.

 

 

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Maryellen joined the practice in March 2006 and brings 15+ years of experience. She received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Rhode Island in 1996, and her Local Anesthesia permit in 2011. Maryellen is licensed in MA and RI and holds a permit to deliver local anesthesia in both states.  She is active in the community, providing oral health education to numerous pre-schools and she participates in Children's Dental Health Month. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists' Association and is currently serving as immediate past president of the Rhode Island Dental Hygienists' Association.  She is a steering committee member on the RI Oral Health Commission and is Clinical Instructor in Dental Hygiene at the Community College of Rhode Island.  She attends a variety of continuing education courses that keeps her job interesting and exciting.  Her particular area of interest is Periodontology (gum disease). She strives to give her patients as much information as she can in a 60 minute hygiene recall visit.

Maryellen lives in Bristol, RI with her husband and two children.

 

 

 

sueSue, RDH

Susan graduated #1 clinically from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene with an Associate’s Degree in Hygiene. She then furthered her education and graduated from Northeastern University with a Baccalaureate Degree in Dental Hygiene. She joined the practice in1975 as a Dental Assistant for Dr. MacDonald. Susan believes keeping up to date with continuing education courses and keeping her patients informed are an important part of their overall health.
Excellent clinical dental care is part of what has kept her in this practice for so long.

Besides her Dental Hygiene career, Susan served as President of the Women’s Golf Association of Massachusetts and presently works as a Real Estate Professional on Cape Cod.

Susan lives in Yarmouth Port with her husband, a retired Dentist, Charlie, founder of the practice in 1962. She has one daughter, Jennifer, who lives with her husband and two beautiful children in Foxboro.

 

 

Jenn, RDH

Jenn joined Foxboro Dental Associates in September 2011.  She earned her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene at the Community College of Rhode Island.  She is also certified to administer Local Anesthesia.  Jenn’s special interests are with periodontal cases.  Jenn provides her patients with the best care and knowledge possible, while keeping them at ease. 

In Jenn’s free time she enjoys spending time with her family and vacationing.

 

 

newDanielle, RDH

Danielle has been with Foxboro Dental Associates since July, 2006; beginning her career as a Dental Assistant. She furthered her education at the Community College of Rhode Island to receive her Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2009. Danielle then returned to CCRI to receive her Local Anesthesia Permit, to administer local anesthetic in hygiene & periodontal settings, for pain management, in June 2010.

Danielle’s special interests in Dental Hygiene include Pediatric Patients, seeing children as early as 3 years old, Periodontal Services, including early intervention with gingivitis and periodontal disease, and Cosmetic Care, offering options in tooth whitening. Danielle also is the head of the OSHA department in our office, monitoring infection control and employee safety.

 

 

Dental Assistants

 

Michelle, CDA, DANBmichelle

Michelle joined Foxboro Dental Associates in August 2008. She is a graduate of the Community College of Rhode Island Dental Assisting Program and brings 30+ years clinical experience. Michelle is fully certified in Dental Radiology and Infection Control. In addition to being a skilled Assistant, she is particularly focused on helping patients feel at ease while in the dental chair. Outside of dentistry, Michelle's passion is creating custom gift baskets and gift wrapping for all occasions. Michelle has two sons and lives in Smithfield, RI with her husband.

 

Tina, CDA, DANB

Tina joined Foxboro Dental Associates in August 2008 after working for six years as a Certified Nurses Aide, caring for the elderly and disabled.  She is a graduate of the Community College of Rhode Island Dental Assisting Program. Tina’s special interest is taking care of you, the patient, and helping you feel comfortable with your appointment. She’ll greet you with a warm friendly smile. Then she will go on to explain each step of your procedure and answer any questions you may have.

Outside of dentistry her passion is food and enjoys every aspect of the culinary art. Tina lives in Norton. She enjoys the outdoors, growing her vegetable and flower garden in the summer as well as spending time with family and friends.

 

 

pPricilla, DANB

Pricilla joined Foxboro Dental Associates in July 2009. She brings 8+ years of clinical experience. She is fully certified in Dental Radiology and Infection Control. Pricilla's particular interests in dentistry are surgical and implant cases. Pricilla lives in south eastern Massachusetts and enjoys spending her personal time with her 2 children.

 

 

pShayla, CDA, DANB

Shayla joined Foxboro Dental Associates in June of 2012.   She is a graduate of the Community College of RI. Shayla is fully certified in infection control and Dental radiology. Her particular interests in the dental field include crown and bridge cases and denture procedures.  Shayla resides in Franklin Ma, and in her free time she enjoys spending time with family, and baking.

 

 

pJessica, CDA, DANB

Jessica joined Foxboro Dental Associates in September 2013. She graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at the Community College of Rhode Island. She is fully certified. Jessica seeks to make patients feel welcome and comfortable. Outside of work, Jessica keeps busy with her 3 yr old daughter. When she finds time, she enjoys reading.

  

Practice Administrators

Helenhelen

Helen joined Foxboro Dental Associates in March, 2006. She attended Fanshaw College in Canada for Business Administration and Business Management. Helen brings 25+ years of management experience. Her particular area of interest is insurance and billing. Helen lives in Plainville with her husband. She has 2 grown children, and 4 grandchildren.

 

Jacquiejacquie

Jacquie joined Foxboro Dental Associates in 2007. She earned her Associates degree in Business Management from Fisher College. Jacquie’s superb communication skills will make your visit to our office a pleasant experience.

 

 

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Janice has been with the practice since 1976, starting as a full time Dental Assistant. She received her Certificate of Dental Assisting at Southeaston Regional Technical Institute. Today, she is still a familiar face at the front desk in the evenings. Janice lives in Foxboro with her husband and also works for their family business. They have two grown children.