A personal message from Dr. Thomas Hernon: “I am very excited to be joining such an accomplished group of dental professionals at Coakley Family Dentistry. The entire team creates a wonderful environment that provides high quality, comfortable dental care to all patients and I am delighted to be a part of it. Improving patients’ dental and overall health is something I take pride in and am humbled to be able to do so. I look forward to meeting many new faces and happy smiles!”

Dr. Tom grew up in Belmont, MA. He attended UMass Amherst and earned a B.S. in Biology. Dr. Tom then went on to Tufts University School of Dental Medicine graduating Magna Cum Laude with his Doctorate of Dental Medicine.

After graduating, he then went on to complete a one year General Practice Residency with training in complex dental cases, medically compromised/special needs patients, and new dental technologies.

Dr. Tom takes pride in delivering exceptional and compassionate care to all his patients. He continues to embrace learning and technology in dentistry by engaging in continuing education as well as local and national dental societies.

Outside of dentistry he enjoys spending time with his fiancé Kelly, and travelling together when possible. He is also an avid New England sports fan who loves to watch games with friends and family.

Dr. Tom is an active member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and the National Dental Honor Society OKU.