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Alexandra Nouel, DMD, CAGS
If you're considering care from a gentle, energetic and highly qualified Boston dentist, consider Alexandra Nouel, DMD, CAGS. Dr. Nouel specializes in Boston dental implants and cosmetic dentistry crowns.
Since graduating with her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela in 1991, Dr. Nouel has continued to expand her expertise. In 1995, she received her certificate in prosthodontics, an advanced graduate degree, from Tufts University. Prosthodontics is a specialty of dentistry which focuses on restoring missing or broken down teeth by creating and placing natural-looking substitutes or prosthetic teeth. In 1997, Tufts also presented her with her Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree.
Dr. Nouel continually learns about advancements in her field. She is a former clinical instructor from the Department of Restorative Dentistry at Tufts University, where she lectured on the following topics: maxillo-mandibular relations, oral diagnosis and treatment planning and partial removable restorations and its perspective on treatment planning.
Because Dr. Nouel is committed to excellence, she currently participates in numerous professional organizations. Aside from her membership in the Massachusetts Dental Society and the American Dental Association, she maintains memberships in the Colegio de Odontologos de Venezuela, the American College of Prosthodontists, the Academy of Osseointegration and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
In 1998, Dr. Nouel partnered with Dr. Mauro Stuparich in founding their private practice, Stuparich and Nouel Dental Associates. Together, they offer compassionate and high-tech dental care to the community of Boston.
In December of 2007, Dr. Nouel and Dr. Stuparich graduated from the Misch International Implant Institute. The Misch Institute is focused on hands-on education in surgical and prosthetic aspects of implant dentistry. It is co-sponsored by Temple University, and its programs are recognized by the Academy of General Dentistry. At the Misch Institute, Dr. Nouel completed an advanced implant prosthetic program. She is now a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
When Dr. Nouel is not practicing dentistry, she may be found at home spending time with her children. Other spare moments are occupied with her many hobbies. While she enjoys the arts and does some drawing and handcrafts, she is also an active skier, golfer, squash player and gardener.
Mauro Stuparich, DMD, CAGS
Dr. Mauro Stuparich is a health practitioner with many years of experience in professional private practice in Boston. He began his education at the University of Toronto, Canada, from which he earned a Bachelor of Science degree. He graduated from Tufts University, Dental School in 1991, and then earned a Tufts University certificate in prosthodontics, an advanced graduate degree. Prosthodontists are dentists with advanced training in creating natural-looking cosmetic dentistry crowns for missing or broken down teeth to restore patient's appearance, comfort, and health. Dr. Stuparich specializes in cosmetic dentistry crowns and Boston dental implants.
Dr. Stuparich practiced privately for four years before joining Dr. Alexandra Nouel in practice together. It is the combination of continued education and providing quality care that keeps this Boston dentist at the forefront of advancements in Boston dental implants and prosthodontics.
Committed to learning advanced techniques, Dr. Stuparich graduated from the Misch International Implant Institute in December of 2007. Dr. Stuparich finished an advanced surgical and prosthetic implant program. He is now successfully placing dental implants in areas that were previously thought to have insufficient bone. Dr. Stuparich is a Fellow of the Misch International Implant Institute and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Stuparich's former appointment as an assistant clinical professor at Tufts has allowed him to share his practical experience with the next generation of dental students.
Memberships in several professional organizations provide Dr. Stuparich with the means to influence developments in his field, as well as a wider forum to improve patient care. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American College of Prosthodontists, the Massachusetts Dental Society, the Academy of Osseointegration and the International Congress for Oral Implantologists.
When Dr. Stuparich is not practicing dentistry, he can be found at home, spending time with his wife and children. Other spare moments are spent on the links, on the slopes, and playing squash. He also enjoys cooking and gardening.
Kaitlyn LaPointe, Office Coordinator
Kaitlyn moved to Boston from Maine before joining our team in 2014. She found her way into the dental field through her passion for helping others. She will greet you with a smile and help you with your appointments, insurance needs and all necessary paperwork. For Kaitlyn the most rewarding part of her job is making sure our patients have the best experience possible.
Miriam Grabovac, Registered Dental Hygienist
Miriam has been a part-time dental hygienist at Stuparich and Nouel Dental Associates since 2009. She graduated with the award for Outstanding Student in Dental Hygiene at Middlesex Community College. With specialized training in Local Anesthesia, Oral Cancer Screening, Zoom in-office bleaching and more, Miriam will help you achieve your optimal oral health in a gentle and professional manner. Miriam also speaks Czech and Croatian.
Catherine Peguero, Certified Dental Assistant
Catherine graduated as a certified dental assistant from the Everest Institute in 2011 and received her radiology license from Boston University. She is a skilled professional who joined our practice in 2012. She assists the doctors during all dental procedures, including, root canals, implant placement, Cerec procedures and fabrication of night guards. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.