Meet the Doctors



Dr. Alvaro Gracia

Dr. Alvaro Gracia
Dr. Gracia graduated from Boston University's School of Dentistry in 1994. Since joining Advanced Dental Care of Norton, Dr. Gracia completed advanced graduate studies in General Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Implant Dentistry, Laser Dentistry and IV and Oral Conscious Sedation. He also averages approximately 250 annual credits in continuing education.

Dr. Alvaro E. Gracia was appointed Clinical Associate Professor of
Periodontics in the Associated Faculty of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Gracia is a Diplomate of the ABOI/ID, Diplomate and Fellowship of the ICOI, member of AO, ACP, AAID, ICOI, ADA.

Dr. Kano

Dr. Kano
I am pleased to announce that Dr. Kano has joined our practice. He is an Endodontics specialist. His education includes C.A.G.S. Endodontics, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, F.O.M.S. Boston University, Boston Medical Center G.P.R., State University of New York, Kings County Hospital, and D.M.D. Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Kano also is a Clinical Instructor at Boston University and Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Kano is currently the president of the Massachusetts Association of Endodontics.

Dr. Sim

Dr. Sim
Dr. Gursimran Ahluwalia (Dr.Sim) received his D.M.D. Degree from Boston University in 2010. Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Sim worked in private practice for four years. During four years of private practice, Dr. Sim worked extensively with children and adolescents and decided to specialize in pediatric dentistry.

He completed his advanced education in pediatric dentistry at Boston University in 2016. During his 2-year training, Dr. Sim received specialized training in dentistry for children, adolescents, special needs, sedation, and hospital dentistry at Franciscan Children’s hospital and Boston Medical center.

Dr. Sim has a strong commitment to meet the individual needs of each and every child, including those with special needs.
He wants every experience to be a positive one- a philosophy that he brings to Kindred Smiles.

In his free time, he enjoys watching movies, traveling and trying new food and restaurants. He is also fluent in Hindi, Punjabi and has made Massachusetts his home since 2013.

Dr. Kay

Dr. Kay
Dr. Kay is a Prosthodontist and Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry and the American Board of Forensic Dentistry. He has been a prominent clinician and a dental educator to a generation of dentists and prosthodontists. He has delivered more than 25 presentations to dental societies across the country and abroad on prosthodontics and dental implants, and has authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is an inventor who holds several patents and has several patents pending for instruments, materials, and methods that he has invented to improve radiological imaging, implant dentistry, and other aspects of dental care.

After completing his undergraduate education at Brown University with Honors, Dr. Kay earned his D.M.D. degree cum laude from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1980, followed by a Master of Medical Science degree in Oral Biology from Harvard Medical School in 1984. His post-doctoral training included a general practice residency in the Dental Department at Brockton Veterans Administration Medical Center in Massachusetts as well as certificates in prosthodontics (Harvard School of Dental Medicine, MA) and in dental implants (Misch International Implant Institute, MI). Dr. Kay was Board Certified by the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Surgery in 1991. He has maintained a private practice dedicated to Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry in the Prudential Center in Boston since 1981, and at the current location in the Prudential Center since 1984. In addition to Bostonians, patients from over twenty other states and one dozen foreign countries come to receive care from Dr. Kay. He has been a course director and clinical instructor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine since 1984. In addition, he serves as a court-qualified expert on dental matters to the legal profession and as consultant to dental companies. Dr. Kay is also a co-founder and the Chief Scientific Officer of LaunchPad Medical, LLC., a biotechnology company developing groundbreaking new technologies in patient care, including Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Romero

Dr. Romero
Dr. Romero is originally from Caracas, Venezuela. She completed her dental education at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in 2005. She received from Boston University her CAGS in Advance Education in General Dentistry in 2013 and her DMD in 2015. Dr. Romero is currently teaching as a clinical associate at the Boston University School of Dental Medicine. She is a member of the America Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Association and Hispanic Dental Association.

Working side by side, our entire staff of dentists, specialists, dental assistants and hygienists evaluates patients' teeth and gums to ensure that each person receives a treatment plan to meet his or her needs.