Meet Dr. Thomas C. Ferlito

Dr. Tom at Bradford Orthodontics in Bradford, MA

Dr. Thomas C. Ferlito had the privilege of witnessing his dad’s love of orthodontics firsthand while growing up in North Andover. Seeing his dad’s passion for treating patients, Dr. Thomas C. Ferlito knew he wanted to pursue healthcare from the time he attended Brooks School, graduating in 2010. He continued his education at Bowdoin College in Maine where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry with a minor degree in Anthropology in 2014. During summers while attending college and in the year following his graduation, Dr. Thomas C. Ferlito worked as a rehabilitation assistant at Whittier Hospital in Haverhill while also assisting at Bradford Orthodontics in preparation for a future career working with patients of his own.

Following his gap year, Dr. Thomas C. Ferlito attended the Harvard School of Dental Medicine where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree. At dental school, he presented research on orthodontics at the 2019 conference for the International Association for Dental Research in London and was chosen as the graduation speaker for the Class of 2019 by his peers. Upon graduation, Dr. Thomas C. Ferlito remained at Harvard to attend a three year advanced graduate post-doctoral program in orthodontics, pursuing research in the field of orthodontic-related technology to receive his Master of Medical Science (MMSc) degree in 2022, specializing in Invisalign treatment during his time in the program. His research has been published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

Having lived in New England his whole life, Dr. Thomas C. Ferlito is an avid Boston sports fan with a particular love for the Patriots and Celtics. He enjoys playing basketball, weightlifting, hiking, reading, and playing guitar (acoustic & electric) and similar to his dad loves pets of all kinds. A member of the American Association of Orthodontists and also the Harvard Odontological Society, established in 1878 to promote collaboration and education among members of the various dental specialties.