Smile Designers
Nicholas Affara, DMD
Creating Beautiful Smiles



Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

When you visit Smile Designers in Salem, Massachusettes, your smile is our top priority.  Dr. Nicholas Affara and his entire team are dedicated to providing you with personalized, high-quality dental care that you deserve.

About Us

Our Salem, Massachusettes dental practice is devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art general & cosmetic dental procedures that will result in beautiful, long lasting smiles!



Dr. Nicholas Affara

"My goal is to provide the best dental care possible for you and your family in a compassionate, caring environment. Communication and long-term relationships are important to me. I want all of my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their dental health care, from treatment plans and services to insurance coverage. I look forward to assisting you in achieving optimal oral health and a beautiful smile."


  • Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Doctorate in Dental Medicine Degree

  • University of Western Ontario, Bachelor of Science in Biology


  • American Dental Association

  • Massachusetts Dental Society

  • North Shore Dental Society 

Meet the Team



Dental Hygienist


Dental Hygienist


Dental Hygienist



Dental Assistant


Office Manager




 Cleanings & Prevention

A preventive program is a cooperative effort by the patient, dentist, and dental staff to preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions.


Cosmetic Dentistry

In the past decade, there has been a dramatic interest in cosmetic dentistry.  We all realize that having a healthy, bright, beautiful smile enhances our appearance and allows us to smile with confidence.  Thanks to the advances in modern cosmetic dentistry, we are able to improve our teeth and smiles with quick, painless and surprisingly affordable treatments.


Periodontal Disease

The word periodontal means “around the tooth”.  Periodontal disease attacks the gums and the bone that support the teeth.  Plaque is a sticky film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva. If plaque is not removed, it turns into calculus (tartar).  When plaque and calculus are not removed, they begin to destroy the gums and bone. Periodontal disease is characterized by red, swollen, and bleeding gums.



It’s great news that the incidence of tooth decay has significantly diminished over the years due to the use of fluorides and an increase in patient awareness. Through improved techniques and modern technology, we are now able to offer more options for restoring a tooth back to its normal shape, appearance, and function.




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Dr. Nicholas Affara is a highly regarded Dentist in Salem, MA who has years of experience with helping patients including those in Salem, Peabody, Lynn, Swampscott, Marblehead and surrounding areas with their family & cosmetic dentistry needs. In addition to providing teeth whitening, dental implants, crowns, root canal therapy, periodontal treatments, he is also frequently sought after as a davinci Veneers specialist.

Contact Us

We encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. Please call our office or use the quick contact form below.

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
9 A.M. To 6:00 P.M.

Saturday 8 A.M. To 1:00 P.M.


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