Dr. Stipho grew up in Massachusetts, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Boston College and her dental degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. At Tufts, she chose to further her training and received her certificate in Periodontology. During her periodontal training, she also earned a Masters degree in Periodontology with an emphasis on bilateral sinus lift procedures. Dr. Stipho is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology; a Diplomate is a periodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty and who is certified by the American Board of Periodontology.
While at Tufts, Dr. Stipho earned many awards and honors. She was a recipient of the Dr. O. Walter Donnenfeld Scholarship, the Proctor and Gamble Award and the Dr. Chad Anderson Family Award for innovative methodology and research design. She was inducted into the Robert R. Andrews Honors Society and was included in the Deans List for her performance on the National Board. She has presented her work at the American Academy of Periodontology, the International Association of Dental Research and the Yankee Dental Congress.
Dr. Stipho served the profession and the community as chair of the Tufts Alumni Association of Women Dentists, board member of the National Student Research Group, and clinical instructor in periodontology for pre-doctoral dental students at the Tufts University clinic. She has participated in several outreach programs whose mission is to reach underserved communities nationally and internationally. She is currently a member of several professional societies including the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society, where she is a member of the Leadership Institute. She is also an active member of the International Team for Implantology study club.
Dr. Stipho is an accomplished watercolor artist and a pianist certified with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. She also has a passion for traveling and photography and loves to spend time with family and friends.
Dr. Stipho enjoys every aspect of Periodontology, strives to provide the best care possible to her patients and is excited to serve the community. Dr. Stipho welcomes New Patients.