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Meet Our Team

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Dr. Anya Pukhovitskaya

General Dentist / Owner

  • Invisalign Provider

  • Botox and Fillers Specialist

  • Biography

    Dr. Anya graduated cum laude from University of Massachusetts in 2007 where she studied biology then later went on to graduate cum laude and receive her D.M.D. degree from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2013. She went on to do an AEGD residency at Boston University, graduating in 2014. In 2016 Dr. Anya joined East Boston Family Dental as a partner. She has been featured in Boston Voyager magazine as one of Boston’s most inspiring stories for her role in East Boston Family Dental Practice.  After having great success,  Dr. Anya ventured out to open a brand new dental practice in her beloved neighborhood of East Boston.

    Dr. Anya is a highly regarded and experienced dental professional. She provides wide range of services, including general and cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign, TMJ and migraine treatments with removable appliances, Botox and Fillers. She puts strong emphasis on the long term success of the treatments, great aesthetics and patient’s comfort. She has been named Invisalign Preferred Provider for 3 years in a row.

    Dr. Anya strongly believes in being involved in the local community. She and her team sponsored and ran East Boston YMCA 5K. She has participated in Special Olympics Dental Screenings, Countdown to Kindergarten Screenings, and Mattapan Health Care Fair Dental Screenings Dr. Anya also has implemented a public health project analyzing Early Childhood Caries providing for extensive treatments in younger patients. In 2012, Dr. Anya traveled to San Marcus, Honduras to provide dental care in rural underdeveloped areas.

    Dr. Anya was born in St. Petersburg, Russia and moved to Boston at the age of 12. She is fluent in both Russian and English and in her spare time she enjoys traveling, visiting The Point East Boston Yoga and spending time with her family.


    • Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD), Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, 2014
    • DMD, Cum Laude, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2013
    • BS in Biology, Cum Laude, University of Massachusetts 2007

    Certifications and Memberships:

    • American Academy of Facial Aesthetics (AAFE)
    • Massachusetts Dental Society
    • American Dental Association (ADA)
    • Invisalign Preferred Provider

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    Dr. Samantha Keck

    General dentist

  • Invisalign Provider

  • Biography
    Dr. Samantha Keck received her bachelors of Science in Anthropology & Human Biology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She went on to receive her DMD degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

    During her time at Tufts, Dr. Keck was awarded the Dean’s Research Scholarship and the Dr. Erling and Mrs. Inger Johansen Scholarship. She dedicated much of her research to Oral Health Releated Quality of Life in Sjogren’s Syndrome and was invited to travel to Australia to investigate the effect of a desensitizer on bonding.

    Dr. Keck is very detail oriented and enjoys practicing all aspects of general dentistry on patients of all ages. She is an active member of the Massachusetts Dental Society and the American Dental Association.

    Dr. Keck lives in East Boston. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the city, cooking and spending time with family on the cape.