Meet Our Team

Our Office


Insight, experience and dedication to the highest quality of patient care are the hallmarks of our multi-specialty dental team. Our focus is on cosmetic dentistry services, such as dental implants and dental veneers, but we also offer general dentistry and orthodontics. Our general dentists and specialists have received their training from many of the nation’s prestigious educational and dental institutions. It’s our doctors’ skilled combination of art and science that has made Sharon Dental Group one of New England’s most respected cosmetic dental practices. As a group dental practice, we offer everything from preventive care and general dentistry to sophisticated dental reconstructions.

Contact us for a consultation at our Sharon dental office. We are always pleased to welcome new patients to our practice.

Meet the Dentists


Dr. Alan Gauchman, DDS
General Dentistry

Dr. Alan Gauchman is a graduate of the New York University College of Dentistry. After graduating with a degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1973 he went into practicing dentistry because of his love for people.

As a seasoned dental professional Dr. Gauchman enjoys working with patients and helping them bring their beautiful smiles to life. As a talented general dentist he focuses on everything from cosmetic dental updates to dental restorations.

When Dr. Gauchman isn’t chairside, he enjoys going fishing or spending time with his 5 grandchildren - he is soon to be a grandfather for the sixth time! He also enjoys time with his son and daughter who are twins.


Dr. John Govostes, DMD

Dr. Govostes received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire and then went to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where he received his dental degree (D.M.D.) and then later his specialty training in Periodontology. Dr. Govostes is a Board Certified Periodontist.

Dr. Govostes limits his clinical practice to the field of Periodontics, which focuses on patient education as well as the preservation of teeth through various non-surgical and surgical therapy modalities in the treatment of gum diseases (periodontitis), as well as implant dentistry and the treatment of other oral pathologic conditions associated with the mouth. The various services offered but not limited to, are the: reduction of gingival pocketing, cosmetic correction of recession and reconstruction with various gum grafting techniques, removal of hopeless teeth, replacement of missing or hopeless teeth with dental implants, as well the augmentation of bone which is often times needed for future dental implant placement.

Dr. Govostes is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Massachusetts Society of Periodontics, the Massachusetts Dental society, as well as a member of Delta Sigma Delta organization which is an International Dental Fraternity. Dr. Govostes has served the public by working in community dental clinics in Colorado as well as volunteering for Dental missions to Quito, Ecuador where he treated the underprivileged community. He also serves as a guest lecturer at the Yankee Dental Convention in Boston, MA. Dr. Govostes concerns himself with his patient’s comfort, relaxation, and education as well as the quality of care he provides.


Dr. Paulina Muller, DMD
General Dentistry

Dr. Paulina Muller grew up in Sharon, MA and is happy to be back in her hometown to practice dentistry. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, with a minor in Anthropology, from Brandeis University in 2008, and graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine with a D.M.D. in 2012.

Dr. Muller brings her comprehensive dental experience to our practice. She enjoys keeping abreast in the latest dental research and attends numerous continuing education courses. She brings new energy to our team at Sharon Dental Group and is excited to introduce Invisalign® to our office.

Dr. Muller currently resides in Waltham, MA with her husband, daughter, and their rescue dog, Rosie. She enjoys jogging, playing with her dog, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family. Dr. Muller speaks English, Russian and Spanish.

“I love working with people and helping them achieve their optimal oral health goals,” says Dr. Muller. “It makes me happy to make people feel good and have a beautiful and healthy smile.”

Our Staff Members


Our staff is characterized by three key principles: teamwork, hard work, and experience. And in today’s fast-paced, ever-changing world, these qualities are often hard to come by. With each visit, our patients will find the same, familiar, caring faces dedicated to making your dental experience the best it can be. And because we truly get to know our patients, taking their own concerns to heart, we develop an excellent working relationship with each one, providing personalized, professional care.