Dr. Kirsi Savusalo

Specialist in Orthodontics for Children and Adults

Our practice is dedicated to providing children, teens and adults with the finest quality orthodontic treatment in a professional and friendly environment. We deliver our expertise and care with the latest advances, a high degree of detail, and personal attention for each patient. Our goal is to create good health and beautiful esthetics with the best possible dental and facial orthodontic outcomes.

Kirsi Savusalo, DMD is a graduate with honors of the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine and the University of Oulu Institute of Dental Medicine, Finland. Dr. Savusalo practiced general dentistry in Finland before moving to Massachusetts. She earned her DMD and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 1999 and 2001, respectively. She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society and Finnish Dental Association. Dr. Savusalo dedicates time every year to continuing education and has practiced orthodontics to the highest standards since 2001 in her private practice in Newton, Massachusetts. She has also practiced as a member of the clinical faculty of Massachusetts General Hospital. She lives in Newton with her husband and three children.
 

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Dr. Kirsi Savusalo was named as a Top Dentist by Boston Magazine for 2017, 2018 and 2019!

“Smiles are magical. They reflect who you are, your unique personality. My passion is to improve oral health and function and create beautiful smiles that make people feel happy and confident.”

Education

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics                 Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, 2001

Doctor of Dental Medicine, D.M.D. with Honors                                                                             Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, 1999

Doctor of Dental Surgery, D.D.S. with Honors                                                                                     University of Oulu Institute of Dentistry, Finland, 1989

 

Scholastic Achievements

Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society

American Academy of Dental Practice Administration Award                                                              for academic excellence during dental education

Altshuler Family Student Award, Boston University                                                                              for high ethical standards and compassion

Dental Student of the Year, Finnish Dental Society                                                                               for highest academic achievement at the University of Oulu Institute of Dentistry

 

Professional Memberships

American Association of Orthodontists

American Dental Association

Massachusetts Dental Society

Finnish Dental Association