Meet Dr Kasparian-Federico

Dr. Joy Kasparian-Federico, DMD

Joy E. Kasparian-Federico, D.M.D.

 Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics

For over ten years, Dr. Kasparian-Federico has been creating perfect smiles for her patients and heightened confidence in their steps.  Dr. Kasparian-Federico grew up in Belmont, Massachusetts.  Her father, Dr. Frank D. Kasparian, was a dentist and his love of the dental profession inspired Dr. Kasparian-Federico to pursue a career in dentistry. Dr. Kasparian-Federico graduated from Belmont High School and was a member of the National Honor Society.  Dr. Kasparian-Federico received her Bachelor of Arts in history, cum laude, from Tufts University, and subsequently earned her D.M.D., magna cum laude, from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. During her graduate study at Tufts, Dr. Kasparian-Federico was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society. She also received the Maury Massler Award in Restorative Dentistry and merit scholarship awards for scholastic achievement. After practicing as a general dentist for two years, Dr. Kasparian-Federico returned to Tufts to complete her specialty training in orthodontics. She received her Certificate in Orthodontics from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2001 and practiced orthodontics in both Worcester and Sudbury, Massachusetts before coming to Medford in 2006 and founding Mystic Valley Orthodontics, P.C.

Dr. Kasparian-Federico is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO). After taking the ABO Clinical Examination to renew her Board Certification in 2013, Dr. Kasparian-Federico was honored to have the ABO Board of Directors select three of her orthodontic cases for inclusion in the ABO Case Display at the 2014 American Association of Orthodontists Annual Session. Additionally, she is a member of the College of Diplomates of the ABO, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the Massachusetts Dental Society, the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Kasparian-Federico is an active volunteer at the Massachusetts Dental Society and she received the Society’s “Ten Under Ten Award” recognizing outstanding young dentists in 2008 and the “Volunteer Heroes Award” in 2009.  She has served as Secretary and Chair of the East Middlesex District of the Massachusetts Dental Society and is now on the Executive Committee.  She was also selected to participate in the Massachusetts Dental Society’s Leadership Institute and Guest Board Member Programs.  Currently, Dr. Kasparian-Federico is the Chair of the Committee on Access, Prevention and Interprofessional Relations of the Massachusetts Dental Society.  Finally, Dr. Kasparian-Federico has been a committed volunteer at Tufts, as she has served as Secretary of the Tufts Association of Orthodontists, Co-Chair of her Class Reunion Committees and is a member of the Dental M Club Executive Committee.   

Dr. Kasparian-Federico is married to her husband Richard and is the proud and happy Mom of two young boys, Richard III and Christian.  When she is not at work, she loves being surrounded by her family! She especially looks forward to big family dinners on the weekends. She also enjoys running, spinning and making awesome chocolate chip cookies. Her favorite places to visit are Disney World and Italy!!!


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