The dentists at Paradise Dental Associates bring a wide variety of expertise to the practice. Besides general dentistry we also have a team of dentists with postdoctoral training in Periodontology (Gum Treatments) and Endodontic (Root Canal) therapies. This allows our patients to receive virtually all of their care in our office. This greatly reduces the need to refer our patients to other specialty offices.
Dr. Stephen Hamelburg graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1991. Prior to dental school he received his B.A. in biology from Brandeis University in 1987. Stephen is a member of the American Dental Association and Massachusetts Dental Society and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon. OKU is an academic society for only the top academic and clinical performers of graduating dental classes.
Dr. Hamelburg frequently attends advanced courses on dental technology in multiple areas of dentistry. He feels his introduction to CAD/CAM dentistry over ten years ago has been the biggest advancement in his ability to deliver outstanding, convenient, high quality care to his patients. He is constantly attending courses and training sessions in order to improve his skills and knowledge of the CEREC system. The CEREC machine allows Dr. Hamelburg to make in-office crowns and ceramic restorations for his patients in just one appointment.
Dr. Hamelburg also has given much of his time volunteering in the community. He served as the President of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Community Center of the North Shore from 2007-2010. He has remained active at the Center and is currently a member of the Human Resources committee. He served on the Board of Directors of Marblehead Youth Baseball from 2010 – 2011. His passion was coaching his kids in various Marblehead youth sport leagues. Over the years he has coached the following youth sports: football, basketball, baseball, softball and soccer. His passion for sports is satisfied as he still plays in the 4 on 4 men’s basketball league at the JCC, often times against men half his age. He is a lifelong (since the late 1960s) Patriots season ticket holder. For the past two years he has been rooting tirelessly for his son’s college team the Wisconsin Badgers.
Dr. Helyne Hamelburg began practicing dentistry in 1993. After receiving her B.A. in biochemistry in 1987 from Brandeis University she studied at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where she graduated in 1991. She received her postdoctoral training in the field of Periodontology at Boston University, graduating in 1993. She then worked in private practice for 8 years before joining her husband at Paradise Dental Associates in 2001.
During her 4 years at Tufts, she was a member of the dental fraternity, Alpha Omega. She served on the Board of Directors during her senior year. Upon graduating, she was also inducted into the dental honor society, OKU. This is a very privileged and prestigious organization awarded to only the top students of a given class.
Dr. Hamelburg also gives much of her time giving back to our community. She is a past member of the boards of directors at Congregation Shirat Hayam and the Jewish Federation of the North Shore. She has helped run fundraising events for those organizations as well as Tower School and the Jewish Community Center of the North Shore. She currently is the Chairwoman of the North Shore District Dental Society. Her one year term is the culmination of eight years of volunteer service on the board.
Dr. Hamelburg is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Massachusetts Dental Society, Massachusetts Periodontal Society and the American Association of Women Dentists.
Dr. Hamelburg is passionate about health and wellness. She spends much of her free time exercising and exploring ways for her and her family to eat better and lead a healthier lifestyle.
The Drs. Hamelburg spend their free time together with their two children, Alexa and Jake. Alexa is recent Graduate of the University of Hartford where she earned a Bachelors degree in elementary and special education. She is embarking on her career in the special education department of the Riverside Elementary School in Danvers. Jake is currently studying biology, attending Badger home games, and living the life of a college student at the University of Wisconsin.
As a family the Hamelburgs enjoy skiing at Sunday River in Maine. They also love to travel and enjoy spending as much time as possible with family and friends.
Dr. Louis DeLuke is a 3rd generation dentist. Growing up in upstate New York, surrounded by a family of dentists, Dr. DeLuke’s passion for making people smile began at a very early age.
Dr. DeLuke graduated from Stonehill College in 2011 with a B.A. in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. While at Stonehill, he was one of the founding members of the pre-dental society. Upon graduation he entered the DMD class of 2015 at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. DeLuke was an active member of the Tufts community, volunteering in a number of community outreach programs. In his fourth year he participated in a two-week mission trip to the Dominican Republic, where his team provided comprehensive oral health care to hundreds of patients. He was also chosen to be a teaching assistant during his time at Tufts, helping other students excel in their didactic and clinical work.
After graduating from Tufts, Dr. DeLuke was accepted into the rigorous advanced education in general dentistry program at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, where he greatly expanded his knowledge and enhanced his clinical skills in all phases of general dentistry.
In his free time, Dr. DeLuke enjoys staying active by running and playing golf and soccer. He also loves spending time with his friends, family and fiancé.
Dr. Ken Marsh has been a part of the dental community his whole life. After graduating the University Of Maryland School Of Dentistry in 1976 he has taken on almost every role in the profession: general practice owner, academic, mentor, and consultant. He has also served as dental director of the Sheppard & Enoch Pratt Hospital in Baltimore; and for fifteen years was the dentist for Holland America Cruise Lines.
Dr. Marsh now specializes in Dental Sleep Medicine, concentrating on the treatment for obstructive sleep apnea and snoring. Following his distinguished completion of the comprehensive curriculum at Tufts dental School, Dr. Marsh is thrilled to help relieve patients of their sleep disorders, and share his knowledge with the dental community.
An active member of the American Dental Association, Dr. Marsh is the current vice-chair of the Metropolitan District of the Massachusetts Dental Society. He now serves on the MDS Health & Wellness Committee, is a yearly delegate to the MDS House, and has sat as past chair of its young professionals committee.
A music lover and traveler, Dr Marsh loves most his primary job, father to his children, Will and Grace.
Dr. Eva Chiu
Dr. Eva Chiu is a Massachusetts native who grew up in Belmont. She graduated from Brandeis University in 2014 with a B.S. in Biology. She then graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2018. While at Tufts, she was on the Executive Board for the Asian Dental Organization. She organized and lead programs that provided care to the community with oral cancer screenings, exams, and oral hygiene education at various community centers, such as the Women’s Shelter and Golden Age Center.
Afterwards she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at the Winslow Indian Health Care Center in Winslow, Arizona through NYU Langone Health in 2019. During her residency program, she expanded her skill set under the tutelage of seasoned general dentists and specialists in orthodontics, periodontics, and CEREC.
Dr. Chiu is a member of the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society. In her spare time, she enjoys rock climbing, hiking, rollerblading, skiing, traveling and spending time with her family, especially her niece and nephew.
Dr. Arietta Rigopoulos
Dr. Arietta Rigopoulos grew up in Leominster, Massachusetts and received her dental degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2019. Prior to dental school she received her B.A in Chemistry from McGill University in Montreal, QC.
Dr. Rigopoulos has been the recipient of several scholarships including the Tufts Merit Scholarship, NEHMDS Scholarship and PYA Scholarship. She was on the Dean’s List at Tufts and selected as both a tutor and teaching assistant to help dental students in both clinical and didactic courses.
She was very involved in research during her dental school career receiving the Bates Student Research Fellowship all four years and was the recipient of the Research Committee Best Science Award twice, oral presentations at IADR and a poster presentation at AADR. In her third year Dr. Rigopoulos was secretary for the Bates Student Research Group and became co-president in her fourth year.
Dr. Rigopoulos has volunteered extensively while serving on the community service board for an outreach program at Cardinal Medeiros Homeless Shelter and has dedicated countless hours volunteering at Camp Sunshine in Casco, ME, Give Kids a Smile Day, Special Olympics, Smile, Share and Care and much more. Dr. Rigopoulos served as a founder of the One Health Initiative dental division at TUSDM and served as the bridge between the dental school and the other Tufts specialty schools for collaboration on projects.
In her free time Dr. Rigopoulos enjoys traveling to new places, reading, baking and watching the Boston sport teams. She also enjoys spending time with her large Greek family and catching up with friends, old and new.