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Meet Our Doctors

DR. STEVEN J. LEVITT - General Dentistry

Dr. Steven J. Levitt is a Newton, MA dentist who specializes in general dentistry. He is highly committed to clinical excellence and consistently attends continuous education courses to remain up-to-date on new advancements and state-of-the-art dentistry. Dr. Levitt is proud of his ability to help improve each patient’s self- esteem and quality of life through the appearance of their smile, which puts him among the leading dentists in Newton, MA. Dr. Levitt attended the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and received his D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. After school, he completed two additional years of residency training at Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, NY, specializing in temporomandibular joint disorder and cosmetic dentistry.



DR. LILY LEE - General Dentistry

Raised in New Hampshire, Dr. Lily Lee has been in private practice for more than 10 years, serving the greater Boston area. With a magna cum laude degree in Biology from Tufts University, she became a proud "Double Jumbo" when she completed her D.M.D. with honors from Tufts University School Of Dental Medicine. First and foremost, Dr. Lee believes educating her patients so they can be empowered to make informed decisions about their oral health. She strives to provide patient centered care with a gentle touch. Outside the office, she is dog mom to an English Bulldog and enjoys traveling.



Dr. Taylor Parent - General Dentistry

Dr. Taylor Parent is a skilled general dentist in Newton, MA that has worked at Newton Centre Dental since 2018. Dr. Parent was born and raised in Van Buren, Maine. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in Neuroscience and a minor in Psychology from Assumption College. Dr. Parent then received her D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Parent chose dentistry because it combines art, science, and helping others, while allowing her to continue learning throughout her career. Dr. Parent is passionate about dentistry and providing comprehensive and compassionate care to patients of all ages. When Dr. Parent is not in the office, she cherishes time spent with her fiancé, Tim, family, and friends. She loves being active outdoors, traveling, trying new restaurants, and taking in all Boston has to offer.



DR. TEVYAH J. DINES - Endodontist

Tevyah J. Dines, DMD is a third generation dentist following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. Dr. Dines graduated from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1997 and then completed a three year endodontic training program at Harvard which included patient care, biomedical research, and teaching. In addition to his endodontic certificate, Dr. Dines also earned a Master’s degree in oral biology and upon graduation was awarded the prestigious Krakow Award for outstanding research, clinical achievement, and professionalism in postdoctoral endodontics at Harvard University. Dr. Dines is an active member of several professional organizations and in 2008 was selected to participate in the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) first Emerging Leaders Workshop. Dr. Dines served a 3 year term on the Board of the AAE and is now the Chair of the Practice Affairs Committee. Locally, Dr. Dines is Vice President of the Massachusetts Association of Endodontists and has been on the Board for 6 years. Dr. Dines has been a part time clinical endodontic instructor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine for over 15 years.



DR. JAKE PARK - Board Certified Periodontist

Dr. Jake Park is a Newton, MA dentist who specializes in periodontics for adults and children. Dr. Park graduated with a doctor of dental surgery degree from Columbia University in New York City and completed his specialty training in periodontics at Tufts University in Medford, MA. During his residency, he conducted a research study regarding soft tissue grafting around dental implants. Dr. Park's focus is on dental implants, gum surgeries, and grafting procedures. He loves serving the Newton, MA community with compassionate dental care.



DR. STEPHENS - Oral Surgeon

Dr. Stephens is a skilled oral surgeon in Newton, MA who specializes in dental medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed his internship in general surgery at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. He went on to study at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City. While at Columbia, Dr. Stephens served as president of the Steven M. Roser Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society and was active both in research and in the local community. Dr. Stephens went on to complete his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Mount Sinai-Beth Israel/Jacobi in New York City where he also served as chief resident.

In addition to private practice, Dr. Stephens is a clinical instructor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and maintains operating privileges at Tufts University Medical Center. His responsibilities at the dental school include surgical supervision of the dental implant center.

Dr. Stephens’s philosophy is to treat each patient as if they are a member of his family, delivering compassionate care to all patients he sees. Dr. Stephens lives with his wife and daughter in Wellesley. In his free time, he enjoys the arts, the outdoors, especially snowboarding and mountain biking, and, of course, Boston sports.