Meet Our Team

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  • Dental Director & Chief Mentor

    Dr. Nandita Kapoor is an honors graduate from Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine. While at Tufts, she was accepted into the accelerated program for Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), and also invited to be a teaching assistant. She also holds her Bachelor of Dental Science degree from BRS Dental College in India.

    Prior to starting her own practice, Dr. Kapoor had a prominent career working in general and multi-specialty practices in Newton, Lexington and West Roxbury. She is highly respected among her peers and patients for her comprehensive and highly personalized approach to dental care.

    Dr. Kapoor continues to update her skills through advanced dental education programs at nationally recognized universities and institutes, including Pankey Institute, Tufts, Boston University and Frank Spears Institute. Dr. Kapoor recently attended courses in restorative and implant dentistry, occlusion and endodontics. She has dedicated her professional career to learning and providing the best dental care to her patients.

    She believes in providing compassionate care and developing long-lasting relationships with her patients. Nandita is an active member of the American Dental Society and the Massachusetts Dental Society. She spends her free time traveling with her family, tending to her young kids and supporting local charitable organizations for children.

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  • Periodontist

    Dr. Avi Shainhouse was born in Canada and received his dental degree at the University of Western Ontario.  He then continued his education in Periodontics and Implant dentistry, receiving a specialist degree from New York University.

    Dr. Shainhouse has been in practice for over 10 years and is Board Certified in both Canada and the United States.  He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontics and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

    Dr. Shainhouse is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology and provides periodontal and surgical implant therapy here at Needham Dental.

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  • Endodontist

    Dr. Devika Kapoor graduated with Distinction from McGill University in 1997. She graduated from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2001. Devika did her postgraduate degree in Endodontics at Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine at Boston University, graduating in 2003.

    Devika is an extremely talented endodontist and is loved by her patients for her thoroughness and caring attitude. Her professional memberships include: American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists, and the Massachusetts Dental Society.