Rita Twan, DDS, MA
Rita Twan received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and, as part of a dual degree program, received her Master’s in Education at Teacher’s College of Columbia University. She was awarded both the Columbia University DDS Educator Fellowship and the ADEA American Dental Careers Fellowship.
She completed her dental residency at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and afterwards pursued her training in endodontics at NYU Langone Hospitals in Brooklyn. She has presented on the intersection of orthodontics and endodontics at the American Association of Endodontists conference and has lectured on antibiotic stewardship through the American College of Dentists. She is a member of the American Association of Endodontists and is currently on the Regenerative Endodontics Committee.
Dr. Twan previously practiced in Manhattan before moving with her husband to her new home in Massachusetts, where she continues her passion for education. She now teaches as a clinical instructor of endodontics at Tufts University. She is proud to practice in an office with advanced technologies of GentleWave and laser irrigation and hopes to inspire future endodontists to adopt these innovative tools.
In her free time, Dr. Twan is committed to her personal fitness and enjoys boxing and weight lifting. She and her husband love to spend time outdoors and are enjoying the access to nature available in New England.