Dr. Joshua Hurlburt

dr. joshua hurlburt
American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Board Certified

Pediatric Dentist

“10 Under 10” 2023 Winner

Dr. Joshua Hurlburt (“Dr. Josh”) grew up in a small town in Michigan and is a double Wolverine having graduated with both his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Modern European Studies and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the top-rated University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. Go Blue! Dr. Josh finished up his pediatric dentistry residency at the prestigious Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2022, where he received his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Josh is passionate about the development and oral health of children and is committed to having each and every child have a positive interaction while visiting the dentist. Dr. Josh has a warm, enthusiastic and caring personality that allows him to provide a fun, comfortable, and educational experience for children and parents alike.

In his free time, Dr. Josh loves exploring New England, working out, and streaming his favorite tv shows and movies. You might even see Dr. Josh jogging around Boston, as it is one of his favorite ways of seeing the city. 

Dr. Athena Seegert

American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 Boston Magazine Top Dentist 

Dr. Athena Seegert knew from a young age that she wanted to share the same wonderful experiences she enjoyed during frequent visits to her pediatric dentist. She discovered her gift and passion for making a difference in children’s lives when she volunteered as a camp counselor for children with special needs. In high school and college, she enjoyed volunteering her time promoting oral health in various learning centers and local elementary schools.

When you and your child meet with Dr. Seegert (known by her patients as “Dr. Athena”), you can expect compassionate and comprehensive care, clear communication, and genuine commitment to your child’s well-being. Dr. Athena cherishes creating welcoming, nurturing, and playful experiences for each child, and she is grateful that she can provide this opportunity to her patients. She is devoted to preventive care and early diagnosis to help ensure overall health and well-being.

Dr. Athena was awarded her D.M.D. degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine after completing her undergraduate education with high honors in English and Latin with a pre-dental concentration at The College of the Holy Cross. Dr. Athena completed her specialty training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Washington / Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, and her Masters of Science in Dentistry from the University of Washington in Seattle.

Dr. Seegert is a certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and she is an active member of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and Massachusetts Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Seegert also maintains a courtesy staff position at Franciscan Hospital for Children.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, fitness, cooking, and spending time with her husband, two daughters, and her extremely enthusiastic and lovable dog.

Dr. Charu Swamy


10 years experience

2023, 2022, 2021 Boston Magazine Top Dentist 

Dr. Charu Swamy is an Orthodontist at Bubble Children’s and Orthodontics. She grew up in Ohio where she obtained her bachelor’s degree, along with her Master’s Degree in Bioethics at Case Western Reserve University. She attended Ohio State University College of Dentistry, graduating with top honors and numerous awards. Dr Swamy completed her residency in the specialty of Orthodontics at Ohio State University.

Dr. Swamy has been practicing in private practice for over 10 years and is a 2021 winner of Boston’s Magazine’s Top Dentist.  She specializes in all types of orthodontic treatment, including conventional straight-wire/self-ligation braces appliances, Invisalign ®, orthognathic surgery, cleft-palate orthodontics, soft tissue lasers, TAD supported mechanics, and functional appliances as well as other advanced techniques.

She is fluent in English, Hindi, and American Sign language. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking, cooking, and traveling.


Bubble Children's Dentistry and Orthodontics is dedicated to providing your child with the best oral care and education.