A life dedicated to helping people and the improvement of healthcare


Career Highlights

  • One of the youngest dentists to achieve the FAGD award, a lifetime achievement award that only 6% of all dentists accomplish. 

  • 4x Presidential Scholar

  • Patented Healthcare Product Developer
  • National Dental Legal Expert Witness

  • Board Certified IV Sedation Dentist

  • Published Author and Journalist

  • National Advocate for Patient Comfort and Communication in Healthcare

portrait of dr. charles sutera boston dentist

Nationally Renowned Expert


Dr. Charles Sutera was born in the Boston area. He went on to attend Gettysburg College where he earned the prestigious Presidental Scholar Award each year of attendance. He then studied dentistry at Tufts School of Dental Medicine, and after graduating he has practiced in Portland, Boston, and Waltham, MA where he spent several years practicing dentistry with a focus in facial aesthetics.

Dr. Sutera has a strong value for advanced multidisciplinary dentistry. He has completed post graduate education programs in the fields of dental anesthesiology, smile aesthetics, dental implantology, TMJ, and oral surgery. He believes a multidisciplinary expertise and knowledge allows for the highest level of dental treatment, reconstruction, and maintenance. Dr. Sutera is board certified in moderate parenteral dental sedation by the Massachusetts Dental Board. He completed the coveted Aesthetic Advantage program at New York University which is recognized as a leader in veneers, smile makeovers, and facial aesthetics training. After forming a solid education of smile aesthetics, Dr. Sutera sought to have a premier understanding of jaw function. He completed a 12th Annual TMD and OFP Mini Residency Program in June 2017 at the University of Kentucky and has since remained active involved in the TMJ field with additional courses at several other institutes such as the Pankey Institute

Dr. Sutera completed his implant training at the Whitecap Surgical Center in Salt Lake City, extensive periodontal training at the GIDE Institute, and has trained in 3rd molar surgery. He continues to maintain certification in proficiency by the Academy of Laser Dentistry, and is a recognized Invisalign provider. He strives to make treatment a comforting process, encourages patient involvement, and is meticulous in achieving the highest level of results.

Outside of clinical practice, Dr. Sutera is highly active in the field of healthcare. He has been featured in several national publications for his diverse contributions in healthcare, Dr. Sutera serves as a thought leader, published journalist, a patented healthcare product developer, and as a dental expert witness for law firms across the country. For more information on the latest buzz check out his media site.

In his spare time, Dr. Sutera enjoys skiing, traveling, contributing time to non-profit organizations, and spending time with his family, miniature goldendoodle –Zoey, and new baby boy Maddox.