Periodontist & Implantology
Dr. Gabriel Boustani, our Periodontist, received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Diploma in the year…
Cherie Cahillane Bishop, DMD was born and raised in Northampton, MA and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Saint Anselm College in 1990, and her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1994.
Dr. Bishop then completed a one-year General Practice Residency program in Dentistry through Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. After her residency Dr. Bishop stayed on staff at the Brigham Dental Group at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as an Associate Surgeon in the Division of Oral Medicine, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry, and also worked as an Associate in a private practice in Abington, MA. In 2002, Dr. Bishop became a founding partner of Hammond Pond Dental Group.
Dr. Bishop’s friendly, good-natured personality puts her patients at ease in the dental chair. She works to cultivate a long-term dental relationship with her patients where the focus is on the patient’s smile and oral health as a whole, not just treating a tooth at a time. She helps her patients to feel confident that their goal of a healthy smile to last a lifetime can be realized comfortably and affordably. Dr. Bishop has taken numerous advanced courses through the prestigious Dawson Academy and the Seattle Institute for Advanced Dental Education.
This coursework has extensively furthered Dr. Bishop’s education in the areas of Esthetics, Occlusion (including TMJ Dysfunction), Complex Treatment Planning, and Advanced Techniques and Materials.
Dr. Bishop has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, including smile makeovers and advanced whitening techniques. She also is highly skilled at implant restorations.
Dr. Bishop has remained very active with Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, serving as a member of the Tufts Dental Alumni Association Executive Board, as well as the Tufts M Club Fundraising Executive Committee. She has volunteered for many years for the Yankee Dental Congress, serving as a Core Committee member for the past 3 years. She is an active member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, completing the MDS Leadership Institute in 2008, and serving as a Guest Board member on the MDS Board of Trustees for 2008-2009.
Dr. Bishop also received the Massachusetts Dental Society’s “Volunteer Heroes Award” in 2009. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Women Dentists, the Academy of General Dentistry. She has been inducted as a Fellow in the prestigious International College of Dentists as well as the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an International honor society of dentists.
In her spare time Dr. Bishop enjoys traveling, exercise, gardening and spending quality time with her husband Wayne, their daughter Hathaway, and their chocolate lab Charley.