Dr. Mark Pernokas was born and raised in Woburn, Massachusetts. He is a graduate of Woburn High School, a recipient of a Bachelor Arts and Science degree in Biology from Boston University, holds his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Boston University School of Dental Medicine, and is Board Certified through both the National and the Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners. Following his graduation, Dr. Pernokas embarked on his clinical career as an associate dentist at Professional Dental Associates of Warwick, Rhode Island, where he practiced for a period of three years. In 1989, he returned home to Woburn, and established Advanced Dental Associates of New England, a clinical private practice focused on delivering patient-centered, comprehensive dental medicine.
For the past three decades, Dr. Pernokas has continued to hone is professional skills through advanced education, including but not limited to, concentrations in: Aesthetic Dentistry, Advanced Root Canal Therapy, Implant Prosthodontics, Orthodontics, Oral Surgery, and Forensic Medicine. His professional memberships and affiliations include: The American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, and The Yankee Dental Congress. He has been a participant in the “Give Kids a Smile” out-reach program and the Boston University Student Mentor Program. He has also been acknowledged as a post-911 forensics volunteer.
Dr. Pernokas proudly serves his third term as President of the New England Medical Hellenic and Dental Society, is the current President of the Georgitsianon Society of America, is a “Lifetime Member” of the Greek Institute, and maintains and active membership in The Alpha Omega Council, and the Boston Order of AHEPA.
Dr. Pernokas is a 2017 recipient of the George Dilboy Humanitarian Award for which he was recognized for his contributions to the Greek-American community.
His personal interests include spending time with his family, skiing, cooking, fishing, and golfing.