At Children’s Dental Specialties we specialize in delivering the highest quality dental care to children in a fun and safe environment, providing each child with the special care and attention they need and deserve.
Children's Dental Specialties is a group of deeply passionate professionals. We focus on improving the lives of children by helping them achieve optimal oral health.
Since 1968 our office has helped countless children through multiple generations of families. Our experience is unrivaled in the community.
We are part of your community and feel all families should have a ‘dental home.’ Healthy kids with good oral health are happier, do better at school and go on to make positive contributions in their communities.
Our use of innovations such as digital X-rays, 3D oral scans (impressions) and other cutting edge techniques makes for a very different dental experience. We are the dental office you wish you had as a kid.
Our office design is unlike any other. The fun and comfortable experience here is engaging and keeps kids wanting to come back, if you can ever get them to leave, that is.
Meet the Team
Daniel Moheban, DMD
Dr. Moheban (or Dr. Dan) received his undergraduate degree from Brandeis University in 1996. After college, Dr. Moheban spent three years conducting research at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. He then went on to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where he earned his Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 2003. During that time, Dr. Moheban also worked at Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals studying dental sealants. Dr. Moheban completed his post-doctoral training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Mott Children's Health Center/Hurley Medical Center in Flint, MI in 2005. Most recently, in 2019, Dr. Moheban has begun study in the Pediatric Dental Sleep Medicine mini-residency at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. This first of its kind program teaches doctors the importance of early intervention in treating pediatric sleep disordered breathing.
Dr. Moheban has been practicing pediatric dentistry in the state of Massachusetts. Dr. Moheban has also taken numerous continuing education courses to stay current with the latest advances in dentistry. He has studied extensively in the areas of oral bacterial management and caries (cavity) prevention, laser dentistry, early orthodontic treatment, evaluation of lip and tongue ties, pediatric dental sleep medicine, and treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD) in children, adolescents and young adults.
Dr. Moheban is board certified and is a diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, Massachusetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Academy of Laser Dentistry, Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Association of Dental Research.
Dr. Dan enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys. He likes being active in the outdoors of New England hiking, biking and going to the beach in the summer. In the winter he enjoys snow shoeing and making snowmen with his kids followed by delicious cups of hot cocoa.
Laila Dantas, DMD
An Algonquin Regional High School graduate from Northborough, Dr. Laila continued her undergraduate education at Washington University in St. Louis studying biology and biomedical physics. She then obtained her dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where she graduated with honors and was awarded the Community Dentistry and Dental Public Health Award. Upon graduation, she completed a general practice residency at the Cambridge Health Alliance / Harvard School of Dental Medicine. While serving in the National Health Service Corps in rural Maine, she found her passion lay in treating children. Dr. Laila pursued further training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and is a board certified pediatric dentist. Dr. Laila is a member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, Massachusetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, playing the piano, volunteering, and spending time outdoors with her dog Remus. She loves to travel and has participated in dental outreach projects in Chile and India.
Menachem Roth, DMD MMSc
Dr. Roth has been practicing orthodontics in the greater Boston area for many years. Originally from Toronto, Dr. Roth began his dental education at the University of Pennsylvania where he obtained his DMD degree and then moved to Boston for his Orthodontic training at Harvard University where he also did a Masters in Oral Biology. Dr. Roth loves smiles and he loves seeing his patients and their families smile during their visits to the office. His warm demeanor and sense of humor make the treatment times seem even shorter than they actually are! Dr. Roth has integrated digital technology into his clinical practice to help the efficiency and results improve compared to typical orthodontics. He is also an Elite level Invisalign provider with a special designation as a Teen Specialist. Invisalign clear aligners can be a wonderful alternative to traditional metal braces and our office is excited to be offering this treatment to our patients.
Dr. Roth lives in Brookline with his wife and their three young children. He loves sports and the outdoors with a busy ice hockey and mountain biking schedule on the weekends. If you have not already met Dr. Roth we encourage you to pop into the "ortho bay" to do so and if you have any orthodontic related questions he would be happy to help!
Daniel M. Eves, D.M.D., M.S.
Dr. Daniel Eves is a leader and skilled certified practitioner who brings to us his outstanding credentials. His commitment to providing only the finest orthodontic care has propelled him throughout his career; he was awarded the Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, the most prestigious designation in the specialty, and a distinction obtained by only a small percentage of practicing orthodontists.
Academically, he received his Bachelor of Science with a concentration in engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1986, a Master of Business Administration from Providence College in 1996, a Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Florida in 1999 (where he was selected to the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society), and his specialty training in orthodontics with a Master of Science in Oral Biology from the University of Louisville in 2005.
Dr. Eves has experience in treating children, adolescents and adults in all phases of orthodontic treatment (i.e., full braces, Invisalign, minor tooth movement, dentofacial orthopedics, orthognathic surgery and severe trauma). In addition, Dr. Eves has been a leader in the field of orthodontics, having directed both domestic and international orthodontic departments at acclaimed hospitals, including the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and the United States Naval Air Station in southern Italy. Dr. Eves is a member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics, American Association of Orthodontists, Rhode Island Association of Orthodontists, and the American and Rhode Island Dental Associations.
Dr. Eves loves his work, and he is committed to the highest standard of care for his patients. He practices using the most modern treatment techniques and maintains the required credentials to stay on the cutting-edge of the field. He genuinely cares for his patients' well-being and has the experience to provide them with the very best orthodontic care available.
Dr. Patrick McCarty
Dr. McCarty is a dentist anesthesiologist. He graduated from Boston College, the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and completed his residency in anesthesiology at Mount Sinai Hospital & School of Medicine, in New York City.
Following graduation from residency, he practiced anesthesia in the greater San Francisco, California area. In 2007, he relocated to New England, where he now provides mobile office-based anesthesia services in many dental offices throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. His patient population includes both children and adults - especially those who are medically compromised and dental phobic.
Dr. McCarty is also a staff anesthesiologist at the Franciscan Children's Hospital, in Brighton MA. In addition, He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Department of Pediatric Dentistry. He is also a Visiting Instructor within the Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Department of Periodontology, at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Recently, he helped to institute an I.V. Sedation training program for the Post-Doctoral Periodontology residents, at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. McCarty is board certified through the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology & the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. McCarty also was named a recipient of Honor in 2009 by The Journal of Massachusetts Dental Society, for the annual 10 dentists who have been in the profession for 10 years or less and have made a significant contribution to the profession, their community, or organized dentistry.