Meet the Team
Dr. Richard Tutin
After receiving his BA from Clark University in 1984, Dr. Tutin obtained his DMD from Tufts University School of Dentistry in 1988. Upon graduating, he engaged in private practice while serving as a clinical research instructor at Tufts. In 1994, Dr. Tutin began bettering the smiles and lives of Framingham residents through comprehensive, quality dental care.
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Dr. Tutin is active in many professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, Metropolitan District Dental Society, Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, and Massachusetts Dental Society.
A firm believer in continuing education, Dr. Tutin's recent courses include the following:
- Restorative Techniques in Implant Dentistry
- Implant Treatment Planning
- Diagnostic Oral Pathology
- Sports Dentistry, Trauma, Treatment, and Prevention
- Esthetic Dentistry Techniques
- Dental Amalgam Reduction
- Soft Tissue Management and Non-Surgical Periodontics
- OSHA and the Dental Office
- Successful Endodontics
- Metal-Free Restorations for Posterior Teeth
- Infection Control Seminar
- Beating Bad Breath
Dr. Jacques Boudreau
Dr. Boudreau has been a native of the Metrowest area for his entire life. He grew up the fifth child in a family of nine from which many entered the medical and dental fields. He received his bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts in 1992. Between graduation and entering dental school, he was a high school teacher in Cambridge MA and started a contracting company specializing in historic preservation. After twelve years of running a successful business in the Boston area, he followed his brother into Tufts Dental School. Dr. Boudreau is an active member of professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, and study groups where he can stay on top of the changes in all the facets of dentistry in order to bring the best possible services to his patients.
Dr. Valerie Smith
Dr. Valerie Smith has been practicing periodontics since 2000. Originally from Philadelphia, she earned her BA in Psychology from Temple University. She then relocated to Boston to attend Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine earning her DMD degree in 1997. From there she attended the Medical College of Virginia where she earned her Certificate in Periodontics in 2000. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Smith started her own periodontal practice in Northern Virginia outside Washington DC in 2001. After practicing there for 8 years, she decided to move back to Boston. It was a great move and she now resides in downtown Boston.
Dr. Smith is active in several dental societies, including the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society and the Massachusetts Periodontal Society.
Besides having a passion for the field and practice of periodontology, Dr. Smith is also current in the practice of dental implant placement and bone augmentation procedures.
When she is not helping patients, she enjoys travelling and working in her community garden.