Our Team

Shivani Shirgavi, DMD
Dr. Shivani Shirgavi fell in love with the Boston area after graduating from college, and since then, she has become firmly established in our friendly local community. Her kind, caring, sunny nature and gentle touch are extremely reassuring for our families and younger patients.Dr. Shirgavi is especially passionate about preventive dental care and finds it extremely rewarding when she can help children and adults understand their dental health and the positive effect good dental health can have on general health.

When not caring for her patients, Dr. Shirgavi can frequently be found at the Quincy Animal Shelter. As a committed animal lover, Dr. Shirgavi volunteers at the shelter every weekend. She also enjoys the arts, music, traveling and relaxing with a good book.

Dr. Shirgavi graduated with her degree in dentistry from VS Dental College in Bangalore, India, before completing her Advanced Standing Program at Boston University School of Dental Medicine.

Robert Stoddard, DMD
Dr. Robert Stoddard prides himself on providing excellent care to his patients and truly enjoys providing compassionate dentistry that prioritizes patient needs and health. He has extensive experience in all facets of dentistry, including all restorative and cosmetic care as well as laser therapy and sleep medicine.

He is passionate about staying at the cutting edge of dental technology and continuously builds on his extensive education with programs across the northeast. Before dental school, Dr. Stoddard was in the army for three years and then earned his DMD at the Boston University School of Dentistry.

Outside of the office, Dr. Stoddard raises bees, loves to paint and write, and is interested in farming.

Meet Our Team
Dr. Shivani Shirgavi and Dr. Robert Stoddard are proud to present our team! Warm and compassionate, our team of dental professionals offer quality care that is patient oriented. We love engaging with our patients and developing relationships as we help each individual on their smile journey. Learn more about us and our dental care in Abington, Massachusetts, by calling Abington Dental Associates at 781.878.0001 today and scheduling an appointment with our dentists! Let us be the reason why you smile!

Danielle — Registered Dental Hygienist

Danielle attended Mount Ida College for her Bachelors degree in dental hygiene, and the University of Bridgeport for her Master’s degree in dental hygiene with a concentration in public health and education. She joined our team in 2015, and loves the people she works with. Danielle strives to provide the best possible patient care and to be helpful and supportive to her coworkers.

Danielle and her husband recently had their first baby, a boy named Patrick Jr. They also have a golden doodle named Jessie. Outside of the office Danielle enjoys working out and coaches CrossFit classes.

Michele — Registered Dental Hygienist
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Yen — Certified Dental Assistant
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Maria — Certified Dental Assistant
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Kelli — Patient Coordinator
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Tobi — Dental Hygienist
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Amy Andrade — Dental Hygienist
I’ve been with Abington Dental for two years. I graduated from the Forsyth Dental Hygiene program at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene.I enjoy the people I work with. We are like a big family.
I enjoy seeing patients that are afraid of coming to the dentist to help them feel more comfortable. It is so rewarding to help put their fears at ease so that I can help them achieve the best oral health possible.I am married with 2 boys and 2 dogs. We are very involved in cub scouts, taking the dogs for a walk, and hanging out with friends and family.

Ashley – Front Desk Coordinator
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Laika – Dental Assistant
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Michala – Front Desk Coordinator
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