Multi-Specialty Dental Care in Newton, MA

Our 6th location is open and seeing patients offering multi-specialty dental care including oral surgery and orthodontics.

Book an appointment today.

Multi-Specialty Dental Care in Newton, MA

Our 6th location is open and seeing patients offering multi-specialty dental care including oral surgery and orthodontics.

Book an appointment today.


Our oral surgeons provide surgical care with sedation.



We know oral health is directly related to your overall health and we provide the best in overall health care for our patients.



We offer a full range of cosmetic and specialty services under one roof.


Voted Top Dentist

Our dentists at Great Hill Dental have been voted as top dentists in Boston in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, & 2023.


Great Hill Dental Partners is an Official Partner of Boston College Athletics

We Are Your Newton Multi-Specialty Dentist

When it comes to your health, Great Hill Dental Partners Newton serves as a multi-specialty center for the Greater Boston area. The practice offers oral surgery, general and cosmetic services, and orthodontics. Our award- winning dentists practice “whole health dentistry.” Thank you for trusting us as your local Newton dentist.


It is now a clinically accepted medical fact that oral health is directly related to your overall health. Many serious diseases – including diabetes, heart disease, and stroke – have a causal relationship with poor oral health. In fact, poor oral health can increase the likelihood of some dangerous diseases by as much as 3 times.

Whole Health Dentistry is dental care that recognizes these risks and provides state-of-the-art dental treatment – custom tailored to YOUR specific biology and needs – to provide the best in overall health care for our patients.


Our Newton location has been providing high-quality dental care for over 5 years in the Newton area. While we have changed our name from Gentle Dental, what hasn’t changed is our mission of healthy confident smiles for life and our commitment to modern, advanced technology, multi-specialty whole health dentistry, and exceptional patient care.


We offer general preventive dentistry, PPT (Progressive Periodontal Therapy) restorative dentistry, implant therapy, oral surgery*, root canal therapy, periodontics, orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign® and Invisalign TeenTM, pediatric dentistry, Endodontics, and prosthodontics.

As a multi-specialty, multi-site practice with a team-centered approach to patient care, you will be able to get referrals within our 6-location group, for the highest quality comprehensive, coordinated care for your overall health and well-being.

Please call us today at (857) 299-7500, we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have. We look forward to caring for all your dental needs!


Great Hill Dental Newton

Great Hill Dental Partners Newton is located on Needham Street near HomeGoods.


Monday – Friday: 9 – 5 PM
Saturday: 9 – 3 PM (Every Other)

188 Needham Street,
Newton, MA

(857) 299-7500

(617) 916-1632

Our Featured Services

General Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry



Dental Implants

Sedation Dentistry

Meet Your Newton Dentists & Specialists

Dr. Armin Ghamari

Dr. Ghamari graduated from New York University College of Dentistry with honors from the prestigious program in Esthetic Dentistry. Dr. Ghamari also received a masters degree in biomedical sciences from Barry University and a bachelors degree in economics from University of Virginia. He strongly believes in educating patients about their oral health and understanding their unique needs. Dr. Ghamari focuses on improving the patient experience and strives to make each visit more enjoyable. He emphasizes the importance of preventive therapy to enhance overall health.

Dr. Ghamari is a member of the American Dental Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives, demonstrating his commitment to maintaining the highest standards in the healthcare industry.

Outside of his professional endeavors, Dr. Ghamari enjoys traveling, cooking, and attending music concerts. He is interested in exploring different cuisines to learn about different cultures.

Dr. Brett Paredes

Brett Paredes was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in 1993 from Occidental College in Los Angeles, California, he returned to his hometown to pursue the same career path as his father. He studied dentistry at Tufts University, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1997. Dr. Paredes then moved to South Florida where over the next six years, he would complete his internship and residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami. During this time, he concurrently attended the University of Miami School of Medicine, where he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree in 2001. After completing his surgical residency in 2003, Dr. Paredes furthered his training with an additional one-year fellowship in the Department of Anesthesiology at UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Paredes has belonged to several professional organizations during his years in private practice. He is an active member of the Florida Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and past president of the Miami Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

He is a Fellow of both the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Society of Anesthesia. He is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Paredes also maintains certification in basic and advanced cardiac life support, as well as pediatric advanced cardiac life support.

Dr. Joseph Pierse

Dr. Joseph Pierse currently holds the rare distinction of both an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon and a Prosthodontist with about 20 years of experience in the dental field. Dr. Pierse attended Hofstra University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Master of Arts in Molecular Biology. Dr. Pierse went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

To further his education, he studied Prosthodontics and Oral Surgery. He was awarded the American Prosthodontics Society Scholarship Award from Tufts University which led him to earn a Certificate in Prosthodontics at New York Hospital Queens (New York-Presbyterian), an affiliate of Weill Medical College Cornell University. He then earned a Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, another affiliate of Weill Medical College Cornell University.

Dr. Natalia Hoffmann

Dr. Natalia Hoffmann graduated Summa Cum Laude from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and continued her studies at Tufts by receiving an advanced degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. She believes that it is a high privilege to be able to improve patients’ smiles, often changing their lives and providing more confidence and personal satisfaction. Dr. Hoffmann has a deep understanding of her patients and enjoys developing a relationship with patients and their family, understanding their unique needs and wishes. In her free time she enjoys attending art exhibits and music concerts with her family, as well as spending time in nature.

Dr. Hoffman was given the Award for Excellence in Orthodontics by 42 North Dental in 2019.

Dental Technology

iTero Inter-Oral Scanner

The iTero Intraoral Scanner, revolutionizes traditional dental impressions. This cutting-edge scanner offers digital impressions, real-time imaging, and increased comfort, eliminating the need for uncomfortable molds. With 3D precision and immediate assessment, treatment planning is more personalized and efficient.

3D Imaging/Cone Beam CT Scan

Our state-of-the-art 3D imaging and Cone Beam CT scan technology redefine diagnostic precision in dentistry. With high-resolution 3D imaging, we offer detailed views of your teeth and jaw, allowing for comprehensive assessments and personalized treatment plans. This cutting-edge technology enhances the accuracy of procedures such as implant placement, orthodontics, and oral surgeries.

New Patients are Always Welcome at our Practice!

Please feel free to call us or email us if you have any questions or wish to book an appointment.


Great Hill Dental Partners Newton is in Newton located at the old Gentle Dental Newton location.

188 Needham St,
Newton, MA

(857) 299-7500

(617) 916-1632


Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM – 3 PM (Every Other Saturday)

Great Hill Dental Locations


1610 Tremont St.,
Boston MA, 02120


20 Holland St., Suite #400,
Somerville, MA, 02144


39 Cross St., Suite 307,
Peabody, MA, 01960


100 Grossman Dr., Suite 210,
Braintree, MA, 02184


122 Chelmsford St.,
Chelmsford, MA, 01824


188 Needham St.,
Newton, MA, 02464