Dental Staff in Wareham, MA

Wendell G. Anderson, D.M.D.

Wendell Gross Anderson, D.M.D.Dr. Wendell Gross Anderson and his wife Susan were both born and raised in Attleboro, Massachusetts and have been married for 34 years. Dr. Anderson graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University in 1976 and from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1980. He completed a General Practice Residency Program at Malcolm Grow Medical Center at Andrews AFB in Camp Springs, Maryland in 1981. He was a member of the U.S. Air Force Dental Corps until 1985 when he went into private practice at the current location of Gateway Dental Associates.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, and the Seattle Study Club.

Dr. Anderson enjoys playing tennis, boating and spending time with his family.

Continuing Education

Dr. Anderson has stayed current in the latest education and technology by being a member and participating in the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, and Seattle Study Club. He is very active in the Shamrock Study Club where he regularly meets with other general clinicians and specialists in the dental field. He has also completed advanced training in team leadership and participated in the Seattle Study Club symposium's advanced continuing education.

 

Bradley Palter, D.M.D

Bradley Palter, D.M.DDr. Bradley Palter grew up in Holbrook Massachusetts. He did his undergraduate work at Boston University in 1987 and received his DMD degree from Tufts University in 1991. Dr. Palter spent two years after graduation working in Boston before he teamed up with Dr. Anderson in 1993.

 

Dr. Palter lives in Foxboro with his wife Deborah, son Nathaniel and daugther Kimberly. He enjoys watching all Boston Sport Teams. He is currently training for his 3rd degree black belt as does his son. His daughter is training for her 1st. degree. 

Continuing Education

Dr. Palter has stayed current in the latest education and technology by being a member and participating in the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, and Seattle Study Club. He is very active in the Shamrock Study Club where he regularly meets with other general clinicians and specialists in the dental field. He has also completed advanced training in team leadership and participated in the Seattle Study Club symposium's advanced continuing education.

 

Dr. Loretta Andres

Dr. Lori AndresDr. Loretta Andres graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1987 and has been practicing for 30 years. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Mass Dental Society, and Cape Cod Dental Society. Dr. Andres and her husband Neill, live in W. Barnstable and have two grown twins. Dr. Andres enjoys, swimming, running, yoga, gardening and spending time with her family.

 

Karen, Dental Assistant and Office Manager

Karen, Dental Assistant and Office ManagerKaren has worked for Gateway Dental since 2001. She began her career here working with insurances and as a receptionsit. In 2005, Karen became Dr. Anderson's assistant and works very closely with him providing their patients with the upmost professional and personal care. In 2017 Karen became office manager, expanding her duties throughout the office. 

 

Nicole, Dental Assistant

Nicole, Dental AssistantNicole joined the Gateway Dental team in 2007. She graduated from the New England Dental Assisting School in Taunton, MA. Nicole has been Dr. Palter's assistant for more that 10 years and works with him to  provide the best care to their patients. Nicole brings her energetic personality to our team.

 

Cheryl, Registered Dental Hygienist

 Cheryl, Registered Dental HygenistCheryl graduated with honors from Cape Cod Community College in Dental Hygiene. Her dental career began at Gateway Dental in 1986 as a receptionist. She soon became a dental assistant and then returned to college to further her education in the dental field. Cheryl takes pride in improving her patient's smiles with her passion to help them understand the importance of their oral health. She enjoys spending time hiking, gardening and horseback riding. Cheryl has been a Dental Hygienist since 1993.

 

Kerri, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kerri, Registered Dental HygienistKerri began her dental career as a hygiene assistant at a pediatric office in Weymouth, MA. She graduated from Cape Cod Community College in Barnstable in 2005. Kerri enjoys working with children and helps to make each child's dental experience a pleasant one using her vast experience in pediatric dentistry. Kerri joined the Gateway Dental team in 2006.

 

Ana, Registered Dental Hygienist

Ana, Registered Dental HygienistAna graduated from Bristol Community College in Fall River. She has been practicing hygiene since 2000 and has been employed with Gateway Dental since 2005. Ana delivers the highest quality of dental hygiene to her patients.

 

Lois, Registered Dental Hygienist

Lois, Registered Dental HygienistLois has been a dental hygienist since 1982 and has been employed with Gateway Dental since 1993. She works especially well with the elderly and adults as well. Lois helps patients achieve optimal oral health through regular dental hygiene visits with gentle care. 

 

Tammy, Registered Dental Hygienist

Lois, Registered Dental HygienistTammy joined our Gateway Dental team in 2017. Tammy graduated from Forsyth school for dental hygienist in 2002. In 2003 she received her bachelor's degree in dental hygiene from MSPHS in Boston. She taught hygiene for two years at Massasoit community college and taught Dental radiology to dental assistants. She has been a dental hygienist for 16 years. She is very versatile and you will find her in many parts of the office.

 

Tricia, Dental Receptionist

Tricia, Dental ReceptionistTricia has been a member of the Gateway Dental staff since 2006. She has had many years of customer service experience and has recently been trained in the billing department. She is always willing to assist you with scheduling appointments and with insurance questions. 

 

Sara, Financial Coordinator/Receptionist

Sara, Financial Coordinator/ReceptionistSara has been employed with us since 2002 as our receptionist and currently has taken on the position as financial coordinator. Sara works closely with Karen and Tricia and has much experience in both areas of the office.