About

 

Fred J. Ravens III D.D.S.

Dr. Fred RavensDr. Fred J. Ravens III D.D.S. is a 1978 graduate of Georgetown University School of Dentistry. After dental school, he moved to Reading, MA and opened his practice. Throughout the years, his office has grown and undergone several renovations. He dedicates himself to the highest standards in dentistry and has taken countless hours of continuing education in order to provide his patients with the highest quality dentistry available. Just as important are the relationships that he builds with patients and their families. After 36 years in practice, he looks forward to many more years practicing with his son, Michael, daughter-in-law LaJuana, and youngest son Daniel.

 

Michael A. Ravens D.M.D.

Dr. Michael RavensDr. Michael Ravens was born in Reading, MA and grew up in nearby Andover. He earned a B.S. in Biology from Georgetown University in 2002. During his time in college he worked in the field of tissue engineering and has been an author on two papers, including one project pursuing tooth regeneration. He graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2006. While at Tufts, he met and married a fellow student, LaJuana Ravens. Michael was commisioned as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy upon graduation. While stationed with 3d Dental Battalion in Okinawa, JP LaJuana and Michael graduated from an AEGD program (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) that greatly enhanced their skills and knowledge as general dentists. His interest in technology and its applications in dentistry has helped him to create new methods to make dental implant surgery safer for patients and more accessible for dentists. He currently teaches courses on Computer Guided Implant Surgery in Ft. Lauderdale. 

 

LaJuana C. Ravens D.M.D.

Dr. LaJuana Ravens 3Dr. LaJuana Ravens was born in New Orleans, Lousiana. She attended Our Lady of the Lake University where she earned a degree in physical therapy. While working as a physical therapy assistant she earned her Bachelor’s degree at the University of New Orleans. She then enrolled at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  During her first year she applied for a competitive scholarship program with the United States Navy. After being accepted, she was commissioned an Ensign in the Naval Reserve and upon graduation was promoted to Lieutenant. Her dental interests range from root canals to botox and Invisalign. Her focus on facial esthetics in dentistry has opened up new treatment avenues for patients to improve their smiles. Michael and LaJuana currently reside in Reading with their two boys, Ted and Owen, and dog, Cody.

 

 

Daniel P. Ravens D.M.D.

Dr. Daniel RavensDr. Daniel Ravens grew up in Andover, MA and attended St. John’s Prep in Danvers, where he graduated Valedictorian in 2005. He then majored in biomedical engineering at Duke University and earned a B.S.E. (Cum Laude) in 2009. Following his undergraduate studies, he began his dental career at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, obtaining a D.M.D. (Magna Cum Laude) in 2013. During his four years in dental school, Dr. Ravens earned several awards, including the Silver Medal Award for Scholastic Excellence by the Harvard Dental Alumni Association and the Outstanding Leader Award from the American College of Dentists. His research in bone regeneration and dental implant therapy led to Dr. Ravens publishing a scholarly article in the Journal of Periodontology in 2011. Following graduation, Dr. Ravens completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the VA Medical Center in Providence, RI, where he strengthened his restorative and surgical skills. He is passionate about improving the oral health of his patients and stresses the importance of preventive care to achieve these goals. Dr. Ravens lives in Melrose with his wife, Amanda and dog, Mogley. He enjoys visiting Cape Cod, cheering on the local sport teams, and spending time with his family both inside and outside of work.