Doctors and Staff


Our Doctors are Pediatric Dentists (specialists) who have received significant training beyond dental school in order to treat and expertly manage the special needs of growing children.


Dr. Charlene Pirner

Dr. Charlene Pirner received a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of California at Los Angeles, a Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Boston University School of Dental Medicine and a Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies in Pediatric Dentistry at Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Currently, Dr. Pirner is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Massachusetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and the Massachusetts Dental Society. She serves on the Massachusetts Dental Society's Committee to Prevent Abuse and Neglect and has been sharing that message at Continuing Education courses throughout the state. Dr. Pirner also teaches clinical and hospital pediatric dentistry at Boston University and Franciscan Hospital for Children. She provides hospital dentistry at Franciscan Hospital for Children.

 

 

Dr. John Viveiros

Dr. John Viveiros received his Bachelor of Science degree at Providence College, Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Pediatric Dentistry at Children's Hospital of Michigan. Dr. Viveiros also served as the first pediatric dental extern at a hospital in the Navajo Nation in Arizona. He formerly held a faculty appointment as a pediatric dentist at Tufts University and the Tufts Dental Facilities for Persons with Special Needs. Currently, he is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Massachusetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (Executive Board member), the American Dental Association, and the Massachusetts Dental Society. Dr. Viveiros provides hospital dentistry at Franciscan Hospital for Children