Assia Fain, DMD, PhD

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Assia Fain, DMD, PhD

Assia Fain, DMD, PhD, is an experienced family dentist at Lakeside Family Dental, providing complete oral health care to people of all ages living in and around Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.

Dr. Fain began her career in Moscow, Russia. There, she earned her first dental degree and completed a residency and post-doctoral thesis in orthodontics. Dr. Fain also served as head of the orthodontic department at the Moscow Center of Pediatric Dentistry, where she specialized in the treatment of cleft lip and palate.

In 1977, Dr. Fain moved to the United States. She worked as a dental hygienist for several years, before completing her board certification tests. After earning a second dental degree from the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine at Boston University, Dr. Fain opened her private practice –– the fulfillment of a lifelong dream.

Each year, Dr. Fain attends more than 100 hours of advanced training classes and lectures. Her knowledge and expertise ensure individuals and families receive the highest quality care and the most advanced treatment possible.

Dr. Fain proudly holds membership in several professional organizations, including the International Team for Implantology, the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Cleft Lip and Palate Association, and the Massachusetts Dental Society.

Outside of work, Dr. Fain enjoys spending time with her husband, Vitaly Fain, PhD, a professor and renowned specialist in artificial intelligence.