The dental team at Orange Dental Group is dedicated to your complete oral health and committed to providing outstanding dentistry, personalized service, support and care.
Ping Zhang, D.M.D.
Dr. Zhang attended West China College of Stomatology from 1989 to 1994, where she received her Doctor of Dental Science. She then continued her education from 1996 to 2001, earning an MD and PhD specializing in OraI and Maxillary Facial Surgery. When Dr. Zhang came to the United States to continue her career in dentistry, she attended Boston University's Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine from 2014 to 2016 where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.). Dr. Zhang has been practicing dentistry for nearly 20 years, with 11 of those years specifically in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Dr. Zhang joined the Orange Dental Group in June of 2018. She brings extensive experience in general dentistry as well as in more complex oral surgery cases. She has years of success completing varied tooth restorations including amalgam and composite fillings, simple and surgical extractions, crowns and dentures. She also has experience in more specific areas such as root canals, crown lengthening, and implant supported crowns and implant supported dentures. She enjoys the challenge of providing quality conservative family dentistry in a comfortable and friendly environment.
Outside of her professional activities, Dr. Zhang enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. She speaks Chinese fluently and enjoys introducing the office to new and different foods from her home country of China.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Amy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of New England, Portland, Maine in 2015 and she joined our practice later the same year. Amy exhibits a quiet confidence in her work, placing the patient’s needs first and making an extra effort to ensure those needs are met in a professional manner.
Amy is a native of the North Quabbin region, having grown up in New Salem and graduating from the Ralph C. Mahar Regional School. She is happy to be back and working in the community she was raised in. Outside of work, Amy can be found with a good book, enjoying the outdoors around her home, or spending time with friends and family.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Julie is a 1997 graduate of the Quinsigamond Community College Dental Hygiene Program. She has been with Athol Dental Associates since 2005. Julie has experience with all ages as well as with special needs patients. With her easy-going, calm personality, her focus is to put patients at ease and take the time to explain each patient’s treatment needs. In her spare time Julie enjoys being with her children and family.
Dwight K. Stowell, JR., D.M.D.
Senior Clinical Director
Dr. Stowell is a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of Tufts University. He served as a Naval Lieutenant in the early 1970’s. He has served on the active staffs of Winchendon Hospital, Henry Heywood Hospital, and Athol Memorial Hospital. He was a Selectman for the Town of Royalston for seventeen years. He has acted as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Hospital Cottages for Children, Templeton, MA; President of the Baldwinville Nursing Home; Trustee of New Salem Academy; an elected member of the Republican State Committee and President of the Mount Grace Dental Specialist, Inc. of Athol, MA.