Our Team 2020-02-21T06:36:09+00:00

Our Team

Highly-experienced and trained team of Dentists in Medford, MA


Providing you with an office in which you feel calm, comfortable, and confident is our priority. GIO Dental at Station Landing is staffed by some of the most professional, skilled and compassionate professionals in the industry. When you walk through our office doors, you will immediately feel as if you’re a member of our dental office family.

We look forward to becoming your trusted dental office, and helping you maintain excellent oral health for life!

Dr. Farshad Ghobbeh, DMD
Dr. Farshad Ghobbeh, DMDChief Dentist
Dr. Ghobbeh has certification in all dental implant restorations and overdentures, Invisalign™ and Botox™ administration

Dr. Farshad Ghobbeh, DMD

Dr. Farshad Ghobbeh (known as “Dr. G” by his patients) is entering his 12th year of practice in dentistry, handling both general and complex procedures. Dr. Ghobbeh has resided in Medford for 10 years with his lovely wife and son, and has become committed to providing the best quality care in the Medford region, and continuously educating the public about the importance of preventative oral care and hygiene. Dr. G spends a great deal of time getting to know his patients on a personal level, being a big believer in building long-term, trusting relationships with each and every person he sees in the office.

Dr. G attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, graduating in 2005. In 2008, after three years of associate practice, he opened his first private dental practice in Medford, and continued to open three more practices after amazing patient feedback. In 2016, he built a brand new practice in Medford; GIO Dental at Station Landing — a modern, state of the art practice which he views as his greatest project to date.

Always committed to learning more about dentistry and progressive dental techniques, Dr. G regularly enrolls in continuing education courses. He completed a mini residency in dental implant surgery, and he has certification in all dental implant restorations and overdentures, Invisalign™ and Botox™ administration. He is affiliated with the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society.

Dr. John Z. Xu
Dr. John Z. Xu

Dr. John Z. Xu

Dr. John Z. Xu has been residing in Boston since 2011 and is committed to providing quality dental care in a comfortable environment. Dentistry is one of his greatest passions, and he is constantly learning and staying up to date with the latest technology and procedures. He enjoys conversing with his patients and finds satisfaction in answering questions and sharing his dental knowledge.

Dr. Xu was born in Beijing, China and moved to Massachusetts in 1991. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in neurobiology from Cornell

In 2016 he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Boston University School of Dental Medicine. Outside of work, Dr. Xu enjoys running, exploring new cuisine and spending time with his cat.

Meet Our Team

Our experienced team is committed to your comprehensive
care with our stress-free and rewarding dental experience.


New Patients

We look forward to getting to know our patients and helping you achieve optimal dental health. Feel free to ask any questions.



We provide a wide range of oral health care services to patients, from regular cleanings and exams to advanced restorative treatments.

Mahmood Parvaresh
Mahmood ParvareshGeneral Manager
Mr. Parvaresh was brought on to the Gio Dental / First Dental team in 2013 to serve as General Manager, serving the Medford and Somerville area practices. Mahmood has been working in dental management for over 20 years, and is known for his ability to enhance and optimize patient experience through a carefully trained office staff.

Mr. Parvaresh attended Central Connecticut University, and graduated in 1989 with a degree in Electrical Engineering.

Mr. Parvaresh also attended Boston University school of Dental Medicine.

DianaOffice Manager
Diana joined Gio Dental in Station Landing Medford in August of 2016. She has been working with patients in the dental field for many years. Diana is the first face our patients see and is known for always going out of her way to make our patients feel comfortable, in addition to being well-informed as to their treatment and insurance options.
Norma Dental Assistant
Norma has been a dental assistant with our Medford team for over two years, and transitioned into our Station Landing office in November of 2016. Norma has flawlessly assisted Dr. G and Dr. Jenkins in many standard and complex procedures.

Expert in Dentistry

No matter what type of dental service you need, our exceptional office staff will provide you with the individualized attention you deserve. We are genuinely concerned about your teeth, gums, and overall oral health. Our office provides the most modern comforts and amenities available. With a contemporary environment and advanced dental technologies, GIO Dental at Station Landing is designed to make your visit as quick and easy as possible.

Comprehensive and Specialized Dental Services

We offer a wide range of procedures and treatments all under one roof. Our conveniently located office provides all general dentistry services as well as more complex procedures such as root canal treatments, dental implants, and much more. We also offer Invisalign and other cosmetic dentistry services.

At GIO Dental at Station Landing, we provide all of your dental care in a compassionate and welcoming environment.

Contact us today to schedule your appointment – or to ask any questions you might have about our office or our services. We will work with you to develop an individualized treatment plan that is specific to your needs. We truly care about your comfort and wellbeing.

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Dear valued patients,

We have missed seeing you for the past couple of months! We hope that you and your loved ones remain safe and healthy. As COVID-19 trends have improved and government restrictions have lifted, we are excited to reopen our doors and to welcome our patients.

Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety.

Infection control has always been a top priority for Gio Dental at Station Landing. We have been closely monitoring recommendations from valid sources including the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS), and the American Dental Association (ADA), and have updated our protocols accordingly.

This means you will see some changes at Gio Dental at Station Landing when it's time for your next appointment. Some of these changes include:

  • We have increased the frequency of which we sanitize all surfaces using hospital-grade disinfectants proven to kill the COVID-19 virus.
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided and its use required prior to entering the office.
  • You will be asked screening questions and receive a no-contact temperature check upon arrival to your appointment.
  • Our staff will also undergo daily temperature checks.
  • We ask that you come to your appointment individually (without any guests or children please).
  • All clients must wear a mask to their appointment to protect themselves and those around them.
  • Our staff will also be wearing PPE including masks, gloves, scrubs and / or lab coats.
  • In an effort to promote social distancing, you may notice that our waiting room offers fewer seats. In addition, we have removed magazines and other items that promote unnecessary contact.
  • We have decreased the number of appointments per day as well as increased the interval between appointments to allow for increased sanitation measures and to minimize the number of people in the office at a given time.

As always, we encourage open communication and can be reached by email or phone to address any other questions or concerns that you may have.

We appreciate your trust and loyalty and look forward to seeing you all again soon!

Gio Dental at Station Landing Management