Meet The Doctors


Dr. Eileen Brusseau


Dr Eileen Brusseau graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Tufts University in Medford, MA, in 1996, where she majored in Mathematics. She went on to continue her education at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where she earned her DMD degree in 2003. She has been in private practice in Townsend, MA, for over 14 years. She was recently elected into Tufts University Alumni Council. When not practicing dentistry, Dr Brusseau enjoys spending time with her family, her 2 children and Newfoundland dogs Lucy and Peggy, and traveling.

Dr. Eric Gheewalla


Dr. Eric Gheewalla earned his D.M.D. from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where he went on to complete his orthodontic residency in 1993. Since then, he has been in private practice, serving the residents of Medford, Boston, and Brookline. Dr. Gheewalla is a specialist in Orthodontics, a Premier Provider of Invisalign and has served as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston.

Dr. Gheewalla is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, East Middlesex District Dental Society, New England Society of Orthodontists, Massachusetts Association of Orthodontists, Tufts Association of Orthodontists, International College of Dentists, American Academy of Dental Science and the Boston Invisalign Study Club.

Dr. Gheewalla is an active member of The Medford Rotary Club, The Medford Chamber of Commerce and The Tufts University Alumni Association. He enjoys spending time with his family, biking, tennis, travel, reading and photography.

Dr. Nicholas Perrotta


Dr. Nicholas Perrotta was a founding partner of the Townsend Dental Group

Dr. Leonard Strauss


Dr. Leonard H. Strauss, graduated in the top of his class from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1992.  He then went on to complete advanced specialty education in periodontics at Boston University in 1994.

Boston University has one of the nation's leading periodontal programs specializing in the latest techniques of periodontics and multiple implant systems.

Dr. Strauss has carried this tradition into his periodontal practice. He now provides such advanced techniques as immediate implants, sinus grafting and ridge augmentation and tissue grafting.

A firm believer that a true professional must always be learning and growing he is currently certified in four implant systems. In addition to full time practice, he attends a number of advanced education courses each year.

He is a member of many dental societies including: the Massachusetts Dental Society, American Dental Association, Massachusetts Periodontal Society, the American Academy of Periodontology and the Academy of Osseo-Integration and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Frank Decaro


Dr Frank J Decaro has a bachelor of science degree at Boston College and a doctorate of dental medicine at Tufts University. 

He strives for the highest quality of dental care. Dr. Decaro has gone to many seminars in the state as well as others to obtain knowledge to improve the quality of dentistry he offers to his patients. He has taken courses to help patients, both children and adults, with dental anxiety.

Dr. Decaro has been a member of the Everett Dental Study Club, ADA and MDS.

Dr. Decaro lives in Winchester MA with his wife Mary and two children Joseph and Christopher.

Dr. James Drew


Dr. Drew received his Bachelors of Science from Boston College, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and graduated with Honors to receive his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry from Tufts University Dental School.

Dr. Drew is a member of several dental organizations, including the American Dental AssociationMassachusetts Dental Society, Merrimack Valley District Dental Society, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He is also committed to keeping current with all new dental procedures through Continuing Education, having completed programs at The Scottsdale Center for Dentistry; Piper Education Research Center, St. Petersburg FL; and The Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Studies, St. Petersburg FL, along with many other courses and workshops.


Dr. Rachel Perlitsh


Dr. Perlitsh graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1991. Upon graduation, she was inducted into the prestigious National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. She also received the Academy of General Dentistry Senior Student Award for Excellence. Following graduation, she completed a General Practice Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City in 1992. Following her residency program, she returned to the Tufts University Post Graduate Orthodontic Program, where she earned her degree in 1994.

Dr. Rachel is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, The American Dental Association, and The Academy of Dental Science. In addition, she was recently selected by Worldwide Who's Who as a VIP Professional of the year, recognizing her commitment to excellence within the orthodontic profession.

Dr. Michael Miskelly


Dr Michael Miskelly received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, graduating with honors.

Dr Miskelly is active in pursuing continuing education, and is currently a member of the Massachusetts Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honors society.

 Dr Miskelly grew up in Winchester, Massachusetts. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and their two young children, cooking, and running.

Dr. John Gentuso


Dr John Gentuso earned his D.M.D., Summa Cum Laude, from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1983. He went on to complete a General Practice Residency at University of Massachusetts Medical Center. Dr Gentuso owned a Family Dentistry practice in Medford, Massachusetts, for 32 years. He joins the Townsend Dental Group to continue his commitment to providing quality care to local families.

Dr Gentuso is a member of the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society. He enjoys reading, exercise, art, active vacations with his wife, and spending time with his adult children and grandchild.