A family practice treating all ages
38 Exchange Street
Athol, MA 01331
Our Dental Team
Athol Dental Associates was started in 1975 by Dwight K. Stowell, Jr. D.M.D. and has been serving patients in our region with gentle and compassionate dental care ever since. We would like to introduce our dental team to you:
Dr. Hemasundra Duggireddy received a Bachelors in Dental degree from the Government Dental College and Hospital, Vijayawada, India in 1998 and completed a General Practice Residency there in 1999. He practiced general dentistry as a director and owner of Sai Apollo Dental Clinic, Kadapa, India from 2000 to 2009. He then attended Boston University Goldman School Of Dental Medicine in advanced standing and earned his D.M.D. He has been practicing dentistry for over nine years and has kept up to date on many continuing education courses ensuring that his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care.
Dr. Duggireddy prides himself on his experience and passion for dentistry, and in providing the highest quality of General, Cosmetic and Advanced Restorative Dentistry. He is member of American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Duggireddy always strives to develop long-lasting and honest relationships with his patients. His knowledge and compassion allows him to truly care for their health and concern. When he’s not practicing dentistry, he enjoys travelling, watching movies, news, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Kapish Goyal graduated from Manipal Academy of Higher Education with a Bachelor of Dental Sciences. After enrolling in a Masters in Public Health program, he carried out rheumatology research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham prior to attending dental school. He received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from New York University. His achievements include involvement in Organized Dentistry and he was also clinical leader in group practice.
Dr. Goyal has extensive experience in all fields of dentistry. He has taken multiple post-doctoral courses in areas including Esthetic Dental Restorations, Cosmetic Veneers, Pediatric Dentistry, Endodontics, Implant Restorations, and OSHA. Dr. Goyal has a record of being gentle and caring as described by his patients. He has passion for what he does which shows as he treats and manages his patients with excellent care. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Goyal comes from a long line of doctors in his family from whom he learned true compassion, service, and dedication to all patients. When away from the office, Dr. Goyal enjoys spending time with his friends, swimming, running, traveling.
Julie is a 1997 graduate of the Quinsigamond Community College Dental Hygiene Program. She has been with Athol Dental Associates since 2005. Julie has experience with all ages as well as with special needs patients. With her easy-going, calm personality, her focus is to put patients at ease and take the time to explain each patient’s treatment needs. In her spare time Julie enjoys being with her children and family.
Lesley received her bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene in 2009 at Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport. She also received her license to administer local anesthesia to her patients in 2009. Lesley enjoys speaking to her patients and helping them keep optimum oral hygiene care. When she is not in the office she enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends
Jessica earned her dental hygiene degree from Springfield Technical Community College in 2009. She started with our practice in 2008 working as a dental assistant, and now is one of our dental hygienists. Her patients frequently comment how gentle, but thorough she is. She enjoys educating patients on their oral health and finds it rewarding to see the improvements they have made from visit to visit. When away from the office she enjoys traveling, the outdoors and spending time with friends and family.
Athol Dental Associates • 38 Exchange Street, Athol, MA 01331