Dr. Bufo graduated from Brown University in 1983 and received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987. From 1987-1990 he served as a captain in the United States Air Force, providing dental care for retired and active duty service members and their families.
Between 1990 and 2003, Dr. Bufo created two successful dental practices in West Newfield and Springvale, ME that offered the latest in dental technologies, including digital radiography and lasers, esthetic restorative dentistry and non-surgical periodontal therapy. In 2004, he opened Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry & TMJ in Scarborough, ME, focusing on cosmetic dentistry, TMJ, neuromuscular dentistry, and complex occlusal and restorative procedures. In 2012 he merged his Scarborough practice into the current Brighton Dental Associates location in Portland and in 2015 became the owner of Windham Dental Associates in Windham Maine. He is an Invisalign Preferred Provider and focuses his practice on cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry, TMJ and difficult bite problems.
Dr. Bufo averages almost 100 hours of continuing education per year and was chosen to be a clinical instructor at the renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). He travels to the Institute several times each year to teach dentists from across the globe about the most advanced cosmetic dentistry procedures and therapy for TMJ disorders. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Maine Dental Association, the International Association of Physiologic Aesthetics, and the International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics.
Dr. Meghan McAlary, also known as "Dr. Mac", grew up in Scarborough, ME and attended college at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia for a Bachelor of Science. She returned to Maine and pursued a Master of Public Health at the University of Southern Maine. She continued on to dental school at the University of New England College of Dental Medicine, completing her degree in 2022.
Dr. McAlary had an early interest in dentistry. She appreciates how improving a patient's smile can boost a patient's overall confidence. The ever-evolving technology in the dental field also continues to fascinate her. Most of all, she loves getting to know patients on a personal level and helping them achieve oral health. Dr. Mac is skilled in all areas of general dentistry and is an Invisalign® Provider. She has received training at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies alongside her mentor, Dr. Michael Bufo.
In her free time, Dr. McAlary enjoys spending time with her family and her Goldendoodle named Tofino! If you can't find Dr. Mac at the dental office, you can find her out in nature either skiing on the slopes or surfing the waves at the beaches nearby!
Fun Fact: Dr. Mac was a ski instructor at Sunday River in Bethel, Maine!
Dr. Hosseini is originally from Miami, FL where she worked as a dental hygienist for five years, receiving her AS degree in Dental Hygiene from Miami-Dade College in 2013. Her passion for dentistry was the driving force that led her to continue her education to become a dentist. She received her BS degree from Florida International University in 2018 and went on to receive her DMD from Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine located in Pomona, California in 2022.
Dr. Hosseini has a genuine passion for dentistry, mesmerized by the combination of science, art, and engineering required to be a dentist. She loves working with people from all walks of life, educating the public about oral health, and being an overall positive contributor to her community. Dr. Hosseini strives to provide patient-centered, high-quality dental care by attending various continuing education courses that allow her to hone her craft and stay up to date with the latest techniques and technology. Dr. Hosseini has been trained in Physiologic Based Dentistry at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and is a certified Invisalign® Provider. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Maine Dental Association, American Association of Women Dentists, and Academy of General Dentistry.
When she is not busy being a mouth doctor, Dr. Hosseini enjoys snacks, hiking, yoga & meditation, lifting weights, laying on the beach, curling up with good book, or binge-watching Netflix - none of which being mutually exclusive.