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DrAmy Ala, B.Sc., B.Ed., D.M.D.

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Amy Ala completed a degree in Biochemistry in 1994 from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and then graduated from teacher’s college in 1995 from the University of Toronto.  She later returned to school and completed her DMD degree at Tufts University in 2005, graduating summa cum laude and received her certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Connecticut in 2007.  She is currently also a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  Dr. Ala is also on staff at the Franciscan Hospital for Children and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.  She is a member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society.  Dr. Ala has published in the Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society and most recently in Pediatric Dentistry.  She tries to make each child’s first dental experience fun and memorable.  


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Dr.jpgDr. Paul Ala, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., D.M.D.

General Dentist

Dr. Paul Ala graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and a Master of Science degree in Biochemistry from Concordia University, and a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from McMaster University.  He then worked for several years as a research scientist  in the field of pharmaceutical drug discovery, publishing extensively and participating in the design of pharmaceutical agents in the areas of  diabetes, cancer, HIV, and antimicrobials. Dr. Ala then completed his DMD degree at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, graduating magna cum laude.  He is a member of the Robert R. Andrews Research Honor Society and was recently recognized for his commitment to basic science research.  His biography has been highlighted in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 2011-2012 and Who’s Who in America 2013, 2014-2015 and 2016 .  Dr. Ala is also a member of the American Dental Association and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society.