Dr. Withem brings to us his strong educational background, patient-centered specialized care, and expertise in today’s most innovative therapeutic technologies for gum disease and oral health.
Dr. Withem obtained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Arizona School of Dental and Oral Health in Phoenix. He also completed the one-year Loma Linda Master Clinician Program in Implant Dentistry soon after dental school.
Dr. Withem is an experienced and well-versed clinician in all aspects of dentistry, implants, bone graft procedures, as well as sedation dentistry and removal of wisdom teeth. He is committed to tailoring his dental care to the needs and desires of his patients and to ensure that his patients receive the best possible treatment.
Raised in Cohasset, Doctor Withem has travelled the world for the past 20 years to gain experience and education in different areas of life. After leaving Massachusetts, he joined the military and signed up with the elite U.S. Navy SEAL Teams. After completing their rigorous course of training and the infamous Hell Week, where trainees are kept awake for a week and submit themselves to intense cold and physical exertion in order to weed out the weak, Dr. Withem graduated with BUD/S (Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL) Class 235 and went on to deploy with SEAL Team 4 across Africa and various other parts of the world.
While travelling, Dr. Withem met his wife Rika, who is from Tokyo. Together they welcomed their beautiful baby girl, Grace Luna, into the world in 2020. Dr. Withem enjoys spending time with his family and getting out to explore with them every weekend.
Fun Fact: Dr. Withem grew up working on a commercial fishing boat in Scituate and has a degree in marine biology from the University of California Santa Barbara.