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Meet our Doctors

Dr. Joyce Soinda Gitangu

OWNER/ DENTAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Gitangu grew up in Nairobi and graduated from Loreto Convent Msongari high school. She moved to the United States to pursue her studies in the field of Biology and Chemistry in 1998.

She graduated from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, where she earned her B.Sc. degree (Bachelor of Science)

She moved to Boston, Massachusetts in August of 2004 and enrolled in Tufts University Dental School to pursue her passion in Dental Medicine and received a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2008. She started working at Koolsmiles Dental Clinic for Kids and developed compassion for treating kids, and got vast experience in corporate dentistry, as she became the State Dental Director for Massachusetts’s clinics.
She moved to Boston, Massachusetts in August of 2004 and enrolled in Tufts University Dental School to pursue her passion in Dental Medicine and received a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2008. She started working at Koolsmiles Dental Clinic for Kids and developed compassion for treating kids, and got vast experience in corporate dentistry, as she became the State Dental Director for Massachusetts’s clinics.

She moved to Boston, Massachusetts in August of 2004 and enrolled in Tufts University Dental School to pursue her passion in Dental Medicine and received a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2008. She started working at Koolsmiles Dental Clinic for Kids and developed compassion for treating kids, and got vast experience in corporate dentistry, as she became the State Dental Director for Massachusetts’s clinics.

Her goal is to identify and treat the underlying cause for dental concerns to deliver patients with long lasting, natural looking, comfortable results.

She has a progressive customer centric model, reputation for quality service and looks forward to provide a relaxing, comfortable and exciting experience when visiting the dentist. In 2018 she was awarded the prestigious title of FICD (Fellow, International College of Dentists) and FPFA (Fellow, Pierre Fauchard Academy) which is an honorary dental service organization.

In 2019 she was awarded Top 40 Under 40 women in Kenya. The award recognizes women across Kenya who have shown greatness in the different fields.

She holds two current dental professional licenses in Kenya (B1048) and Massachusetts (DN22142) in the United States

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If she wasn’t a dentist, she would probably be an Interior designer. Or better yet a DJ. At her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her young brood. She also enjoys traveling, hanging out with friends and Kickboxing.

Dr. Komal Mondavia

ORTHODONTIST

Dr. Komal Mandavia, born and raised in Nairobi graduated in 2011 obtaining her BDS degree from the faculty of dentistry at the University of Nairobi. She then pursued her passion for orthodontics by doing the International Association for orthodontics (IAO) fellowship program in orthodontics.

She moved to Boston, Massachusetts in August of 2004 and enrolled in Tufts University Dental School to pursue her passion in Dental Medicine and received a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2008. She started working at Koolsmiles Dental Clinic for Kids and developed compassion for treating kids, and got vast experience in corporate dentistry, as she became the State Dental Director for Massachusetts’s clinics.
During her consultations, Dr. Mandavia fully explains patients’ conditions and helps them choose an appropriate treatment plan for alignment of malocclusions. One of the things she enjoys most about orthodontic dentistry is to see how changing a patient’s smile transforms their lives
She looks forward to meeting you and providing the best of dental care in a friendly environment

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Outside of practicing dentistry, she enjoys spending time reading, dancing, sketching and painting. If she was not a dentist she would be an Artist or dancer.

Dr. Teresia Kangethe

ASSOCIATE DENTIST

Dr. Kangethe believes a healthy mouth is the cornerstone to a beautiful smile and each patient has unique needs which should be treated uniquely.

Having an artistic mind set, she utilizes creativity and her passion for music to add an extra touch of passion and artistry to her dental work. Her constant commitment to providing the best in patient satisfaction is key to her strong patient-doctor relationships. She is determined to give you the smile you’ve always desired.
GENTLE, PROFESSIONAL, PASSIONATE are what best describes her. Born and raised in Nairobi, she attended Loreto Girls, high school Limuru and thereafter received her degree in Dental Surgery (BDS) from the University of Nairobi.
Dr. Kangethe believes that education should not end with her receiving a doctorate degree. She is committed to staying current with the latest technologies and advances in dentistry by attending as many continuing education courses and workshops.

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If she wasn’t practicing as a Dental Surgeon, she would be a pianist, something she currently does in her spare time.