Dr. Kevin Kelaher


Dr. Kelaher has been caring for and helping patients achieve healthy teeth and gums and beautiful smiles for over forty years. After practicing dentistry in Lynn, Massachusetts for three decades, he then relocated the practice to Salem, Massachusetts in 2005 and started what is now known as Highland Dental Group.
Dr. Kelaher was born and raised in Massachusetts. He attended high school at St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers where he played football, hockey and baseball. In his senior year he was elected captain of the hockey and baseball team and he received the Brother Benjamin trophy for best athlete. He then went to Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree. After graduating from Bowdoin he taught basic sciences at a regional high school just outside of Augusta, Maine, where he also coached football and the ski team before making the decision to go to dental school.


Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry

Bowdoin College
Bachelor of Arts


When he is not treating patients, Dr. Kelaher and his wife, Debbie, enjoy spending time with their granddaughters, playing golf and traveling.