Dr. Smith received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 1984. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in Chicago in 1988. He completed postgraduate training in the General Practice Residency Program at Tufts University in Boston in 1989.
In 1993, Dr. Smith began his private practice on Humphrey Street in Swampscott. He moved his practice to Puritan Rd. in 2007 and expanded his practice in 2016.
Dr. Smith is a member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, the North Shore Periodontal Prosthesis Study Club, and the Academy of Computerized Dentistry. He has been editor and Chairman of the North Shore Dental Society Newsletter for six years and has lectured to his study club. He is also a member and past president of the Swampscott Rotary Club.
He has continued to keep his practice current with continuing education with Spear Study Club and Seminars.
Dr. Smith and his wife Janice are the parents of two boys, Tyler and Jake. He enjoys biking, hiking, skiing, and ocean kayaking.
Dr. Ann Tano is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania but had a non-traditional journey that led her to dentistry and Boston, her home.
Dr. Tano was awarded a U.S. Air Force ROTC scholarship while completing a BS in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business. Upon graduation, Dr. Tano was stationed at Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, MA where she served our country as a Captain. She advanced her education and earned an MSBA from Boston University. After much introspection, Dr. Tano wanted to serve people in a different way, and decided to pursue dentistry. She completed her pre-dental program from the Harvard University Extension School. Then graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry.
Dr. Tano is a general dentist that is proficient in a broad range of dental procedures to include crowns, bridges, cosmetic, CEREC and Invisalign cases. Dr. Tano is an active member of the Spear Study Club and North Shore Dental Society.
Most importantly, Dr. Tano has always had an interest in people, building and maintaining long term relationships, and making others feel warm, welcomed, and comfortable.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Tano enjoys spending time with family, hiking, running, practicing yoga and golfing.