Meet Dr. David A. Cottrell


  • Attended Bucknell University for his undergraduate studies in Pennsylvania.
  • Dental School – University of Pennsylvania
  • Dental Residency – Yale University Hospital in New Haven
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency – Tufts University – New England Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Craniofacial Reconstruction – Baylor Medical Center
  • Clinical fields of interest are Third Molar Surgery, Anesthesia, Implants, Bone grafting, meeting new patients.

Academic appointments

  • Published over 200 Scientific and Clinical Articles and Abstracts and lectured nationally and internationally on the topics of implants and bone grafting for implants.
  • Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine


  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


  • Massachusetts Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • Former Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Boston University School of Dental Medicine/Boston Medical Center
  • Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Past President, Massachusetts Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 
  • Senior Massachusetts Delegate to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons


Traveling with family, Red Sox, Fishing, Hiking, Dogs, and Wine Making