Dr. Kristen attended Bowdoin College and graduated Magna Cum Laude receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in Neuroscience.  She continued her education at Harvard School of Dental Medicine to earn her dental degree, Magna Cum Laude, and induction into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society. After finishing her dental degree, Dr. Kristen completed her pediatric dentistry residency at Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY where she was Chief Resident.

While completing her education, Dr. Kristen participated in an externship and a pediatric rotation at Boston Children’s Hospital, volunteered at ACTION (Action for Children and Teens in Oral Health Need), Give Kids a Smile Day and Yawkey Boys & Girls Club, and provided dental treatment at Harvard Dental Center Teaching Practice. Holding various leadership roles through the years, Dr. Kristen also dedicated her time to numerous research projects in the neuroscience field and tutored students in comparative physiology. Her hard work and dedication earned her various honors such as the Harvard Dental Alumni Association Silver Medal and HMS Scholars in Medicine Community Service Project Award.

She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and American Dental Association.

Dr. Kristen is originally from Maine and very excited to be moving back to the Boston area. She enjoys yoga, meditation and spending time with family and friends. She is an avid skier and outdoor enthusiast!