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Dentist in Salem, NH

Welcome to Stiles Family Dentistry, a leading dental care practice in Salem, New Hampshire. No matter what your dental needs are, we have you covered! From regular cleaning, to root canal therapy, we provide excellent service in a comfortable and caring environment. We not only provide patients with the personalized care that they deserve, but we also use state-of-the-art technology to achieve oral health in a safe, timely manner. It isn’t just about providing a beautiful smile; it’s about making sure our patients are healthy and stay healthy.


Dr. Nicholas T. Papapetros, DMD, FAGD

Dentist in Salem, NH

Stiles Family Dentistry

Dr. Nicholas T. Papapetros, DMD, FAGD - Dentist Salem NHDr. Papapetros has been delivering the highest quality dental care to his community since 1992. Originally from Quincy, Massachusetts, Dr. Papapetros earned his undergraduate degree in biology from Colby College in Waterville, Maine. He then went on to Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where he earned his dental degree and student awards from both American College of Dentists and the American Association of Endodontists. After earning his dental degree Dr. Papapetros then completed a general practice residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York.

Dedicated to continuing education, Dr. Papapetros completed more than one thousand credit hours in continuing education courses and seminars since beginning his private practice. He has studied at such prestigious institutions as the L.D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education, the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study. Dr. Papapetros is a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, International College of Dentists, American College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Papapetros is past President of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Alumni Association and the Merrimack Valley Dental Society.

Dr. Papapetros is an active member in many other leading dental and professional organizations, including: International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Massachusetts Dental Society, New Hampshire Dental Society, Merrimack Valley Dental Society, Greater Lawrence Dental Society, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Alumni Association, and L.D. Pankey Foundation. 

In his spare time Dr. Papapetros enjoys spending time with his wife, Andrea, and their four children: Theo, Isabella, Olivia, and Zachary.


Dr. Jhon O. Giraldo, DMD 

Dr. Jhon O. Giraldo, DMD - Salem DentistDr. Giraldo was born in Cali, Columbia and received his DDS degree from the Universidad del Valle in 1991. After completing a one year General Practice Residency, Dr. Giraldo maintained a private practice devoting time to the indigenous population and farm workers. Dr. Giraldo continued on to Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, receiving his DMD degree. While attending Tufts he was awarded the Prosthetic Award for Clinical Excellence (crowns and bridges).During almost ten years spent in the USA, Dr. Giraldo has regularly taken different courses on CAD/CAM technology, Implant restorative techniques, and Advanced CEREC Design. These make him both a highly experienced and skillful professional, always committed to his patients' oral health. He is also a member of the American Dental Association and Massachusetts Dental Society.    

Dr. Giraldo lives with his wife and three children in Massachusetts.  




Dr. Paul F. Masterson

Dr. Paul F. Masterson - Dentist in Salem NHDr. Masterson is originally from Chelsea, Massachusetts. He graduated from B.C. High School, received his pre-dental education at Boston College and earned his dental degree at Baltimore College of Dental Surgery at the University of Maryland.

As a captain in the US Air Force, Dr. Masterson was Chief of Surgery at KI Sawyer Air Force Base in the upper peninsula of Michigan. He was also the dental representative for the Cleft Palate Team. Dr. Masterson has been providing the highest quality dental care in Salem since 1973 and has been here at our 32 Stiles Road since 1984. He enjoys participating in continuing education in all phases of general dentistry.

Dr. Masterson resides in Windham, New Hampshire with his wife Ann. He enjoys spending time with his five grandchildren, boating, scuba diving, traveling, and sports.



Dr. Richard Lam, DMD

Dr. Richard Lam - Dentist Salem NHDr. Lam was born and raised in Boston's South End. He graduated from Boston Latin and the University of Massachusetts' Commonwealth Honors College of Amherst with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. He would then earn his DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Lam's desire to help others who are less fortunate has been apparent in his involvement with Dentists for Humanity and Project Bridge. He has led multiple service trips to Haiti through Dentists for Humanity for three years in addition to volunteering for Project Bridge at local shelters in Boston for at-risk and homeless youth. He received the International College of Dentists Humanitarian Award in 2019 for his exemplified and demonstrated passion for altruistic humanitarian service.

He is an avid learner and enjoys taking continuing education courses, particularly in prosthodontics, complex restorative techniques, and aesthetic dentistry. He has taken courses in advanced surgical principles and implantology. He is an active member in the American Dental Association and Massachusetts Dental Society.

Dr. Lam is an outdoor enthusiast and especially loves camping and hiking in New England's wilderness. He routinely participates in kickboxing, yoga, and Metcon training in Somerville, MA.

Dr. Lam will prioritize your autonomy and comfort while delivering uncompromising modern dentistry at every visit. He loves what he does and he looks forward to taking care of your dental and overall health.



Jennifer – Director of Operations

Director of Operations - Dentist SalemJennifer has been a part of our team since 2009 after she obtained her bachelor's degree from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Upon joining us a dental hygienist, Jennifer's role has grown significantly. Through extensive training and continuing education courses, she now acts as our director of operations where she oversees our dental team and keeps them up-to-date on the ever-changing advances within the field. Since joining our team, Jennifer has taken on a true passion for dentistry, and continually strives to advance her education, and pass on her knowledge and charisma. She has become a Fellow of the American Association of Dental Office Management (FAADOM), a prestigious accomplishment obtained after meeting extensive requirements and training. She is also the founder and president of the Boston Chapter of AADOM, a non-profit organization that brings local dental managers and practice administration together, for continuing education and networking events. 

In 2019, she was recognized for her on-going hard work and dedication, 
as she was nominated and honored by AADOM as a Practice Administrator of 
Distinction at their annual conference. 

Through her extensive dental background, Jennifer focuses on team training, networking, practice culture and furthering the education of the team. She strives to build a cohesive dental family that provides high-quality dental care to each and every individual, while focusing on patient education and the importance of a trusted, welcoming dental home. Every year, Jennifer joins her team as they attend the Yankee Dental Congress; New England's largest meeting for dental professionals that are seeking the highest quality of continuing education. Each year, 

Jennifer takes multiple courses highlighting various areas of dentistry including patient care and dental office management. During her time away from the office, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband Dominick, and their two daughters Addison and Caroline. You can find them taking trips to the lakes region of New Hampshire, and spending time with their extended family and friends! 


Ashley – Registered Dental Assistant

Ashley achieved her dental assisting certificate through Nashoba Valley Technical High School and joined our team in July of 2015. As a registered dental assistant, Ashley supports the doctor with dental procedures, maintains inventory of office supplies, and helps her coworkers in any way that she can. In her time away from the office, Ashley enjoys painting and drawing, as well as hiking, traveling and cooking with her husband.


Gina – Registered Dental Hygienist

Gina received her associate's degree in dental hygiene from New Hampshire Technical Institute and joined our dental family in July of 2019. When she's not sitting chairside with her patients, you can find her enjoying the great outdoors. She likes to bike, camp, hike, read and spend time with her family. She hopes to expand her dental knowledge through continuing education courses, and help her patients achieve optimal oral health.


Jayme – Registered Dental Hygienist

Jayme graduated from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. In July of 2014, Jayme joined our family here at Stiles Family Dentistry. When she's not spending time with her patients, Jayme loves spending time with her family, going to the beach and traveling; especially to Aruba with her husband! She also likes taking barre exercise classes and playing with her niece and nephew.


Kim - Registered Dental Hygienist

Kim joined us here at Stiles Family Dentistry in May of 2019, as a registered dental hygienist. She attended Middlesex Community College where she advanced her training and became a clinical instructor for students obtaining their degrees in dental hygiene. She hopes to expand her education even further and work towards obtaining her master's degree in dental hygiene education. When she is away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her 2 children, traveling, working out, and spending time with friends and extended family.


Laura – Registered Dental Hygienist

After obtaining her bachelor's degree from Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Laura joined us in August of 2019. As a dental hygienist, she is passionate about motivating her patients to improve their oral health, and hopes to grow within the dental field through continuing education courses. Laura loves traveling, spending time with family, reading and staying active.


Lindsey – Patient Coordinator

Lindsey obtained an associate's degree in dental assisting from Northern Essex Community College and became a team member with us in December of 2014. Always coming to work with a smile, Lindsey goes above and beyond when assisting the doctor, her patients, and her coworkers. When she's not at the office, Lindsey spends time hiking with her husband, their son, and their dog Taz. She loves staying active, taking exercise classes and visiting with family in Florida.


Maura – Registered Dental Assistant

Maura obtained her certificate for dental assisting from Northern Essex Community College, and became part of our team in September of 2018. Maura not only assists our doctors during dental procedures, but she also helps with front office duties as a patient coordinator. Her time away from the office is often spent with her husband and her son, enjoying outdoor activities, no matter what the season.


Michelle – Registered Dental Hygienist

Michelle attended the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport Connecticut, where she earned her bachelor's degree. She has advanced training in Invsalign treatment and has a true passion for her career. During her time away from the office, she spends time with her husband, her 2 sons and their dog Griffey. She also loves traveling, practicing yoga, training for triathlons, trying new restaurants and spending time with her friends and colleagues.


Renae - Registered Dental Assistant

Renae became a part of our dental family here at Stiles Family Dentistry in July of 2019. She came to us with extensive training in CPR, bone grafting procedures, dental implants, oral surgery assisting and much more! As a dental assistant, Renae works one-on-one with our dentists, in all aspects of dentistry, and assists our hygienists and our front office team. During her time away from the office, she loves traveling, kayaking, working outside in her yard, going to the beach and seeing comedy shows.