At Pediatric Dental Arts, we strive to help children maintain healthy teeth and build them a strong foundation of oral health to benefit them in the future. While it is not always easy to keep children on top of dental care, we can also help parents/guardians learn effective tips and tricks for proper dental care at home. With our regular cleanings, we can also help keep children on the right track for healthy teeth while growing up.
While scheduling appointments ahead of time is beneficial for a child’s teeth, accidents happen. With that in mind, we offer emergency pediatric dentistry services. Give us a call if you are experiencing a dental emergency and we will get back to you as soon as possible with any available openings in our schedule. Receiving regular checkups is also an effective way to prevent infections from developing and getting worse.
Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Caterina Raffa is originally from Italy, moved to NY at a young age and grew up in Brooklyn, NY. She attended Hofstra University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree. Dr. Raffa then went on to receive her dental hygiene degree at SUNY Farmingdale where she received the Dr. Philip Silverstein Award for outstanding scholastic achievement.
She then moved to Boston to pursue her dental degree at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. While at Tufts she received the distinct honor of being inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society and was awarded the 2003 Certificate of Merit for Outstanding promise in the field of pediatric dentistry. Dr. Raffa graduated Summa Cum Laude and continued her post doctorate education at Boston University School of Dental Medicine for the specialty of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Raffa has always had a great appreciation for the sciences and community. She held the position of President of the Massachussetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry as well as holding the Vice Chair position for the Middlesex District Massachussetts Dental Society.
She maintains her professional memberships with the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Massachusetts Dental Society, Northeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and the Massachusetts Association of Pediatric Dentists. Dr. Raffa also holds hospital priveleges at Franciscan Hopstital for Children. She is dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy to young adulthood. Dr. Raffa’s goal is to make every child’s dental experience a happy one while providing the most comprehensive care for her patients. Dr. Raffa loves spending time with her husband and children Alex, Gabriella and Luca.