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School of Dental Medicine

Peter Arsenault

Associate Professor
Division Head of Operative Dentistry

Peter Arsenault

Associate Professor
Division Head of Operative Dentistry

Phone (617) 636-6828
1 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111
Biography: 

Peter Arsenault D.M.D., M.S. is a graduate of The University of Massachusetts where he received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in plastics engineering, 1986 and 1989 respectively along with a minor in chemistry. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1994.

Upon graduation, Dr. Arsenault completed a General Practice Residency at Tufts New England Medical Center and then went on to private practice where he owns and operates his practice. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts dental Society and the Society of Plastics Engineers along with the Society of Materials Engineers. He holds a fellowship in the American Dental Education Association and is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists.

Dr. Arsenault has shown great interest in product development and intellectual property law. He holds several United States Patents and patent pending products relating to the dental field.

Since 2005 Dr. Arsenault has taught at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and is the Division Head of Operative Dentistry in the Department of Comprehensive Care where he is an Associate Professor. Dr. Arsenault is credited with numerous publications and presentations to his name.

 

Education: 
Tufts General Practice Residency, New England Medical Center, 1995
D.M.D., Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 1994
M.S., Plastic Engineering, University of Massachusetts, 1986
B.S., Plastics Engineering, University of Massachusetts, 1986
Professional Experience: 
2007-Present:

Division Head, Operative Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2011-Present:

Associate Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2007-2011:

Assistant Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

2005-2007:

Clinical Instructor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

1995-Present

General Dentist, Private Practice Owner, Salem, NH

Selected Honors and Awards: 
Dr. James A. Cottone Award for Excellence in Investigative Research OSAP (Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention), 2017
Fellow National Academy of Inventors (NAI), 2016
Fellow ADEA Leadership Institute, 2012
Fellow American College of Dentists, 2011
University of Massachusetts Plastics Engineering Innovation Award, 2011
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching (TUSDM), 2010
Professional Memberships: 
2014 - Present: ADA Standards Program (Chair, Eye Protection in Dentistry) Working Standards Committee
2013 – Present: OSAP member
2009 – Present: Academy for Sports Dentistry
2008 – Present: ADEA Member
2008 – Present: ADEA Cariology SIG-Terminology Working Group
2008 – Present: World Congress on Minimally Invasive Dentistry
2007 – Present: CAMBRA (Caries Assessment and Risk Management)
2006 – Present: New Hampshire Dental Society
1996 – Present: Academy of General Dentistry
1994 – Present: American Dental Association
1994 – 2010: Massachusetts Dental Society
1986 – Present: Society of Materials Engineers
1985 – Present: Society of Plastics Engineers