At Harbor Cover Dental, we offer a  variety of skill sets and specialties in one office means every patient gets an advanced, customized treatment plan benefiting from our committed team of specialists.

Meet Leif Bakland, DDS

Dr. Leif Bakland graduated from Loma Linda University in 1980 where he earned the Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. Immediately after graduating, he opened a dental practice in downtown Newburyport where he’s been actively practicing for the last 32 years. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the MA Dental Society, the North Shore Dental District Society, and the International Association of Dental Traumatology. He has contributed in providing dental care for the Gloucester Dental Clinic, and is involved in the start up of the new BNI Chapter of Gloucester.

Dr. Bakland has lived in Gloucester for the past 15 years, married his wife Stephanie 6 years ago, both love to call Gloucester their home. He is an avid golfer and also loves blue water sailing. He has held a 100 ton Master Mariners License for the past 10 years. Dr. Bakland is excited to have the opportunity of opening a dental practice in downtown Gloucester. He loves being a part of and contributing to this beautiful seaside community.

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Nicholas A. Vaillancourt, DMD

Dr. Nicholas Vaillancourt is a general dentist who possesses a high sense of attention to detail and a passion for providing quality comprehensive care. From a young age he was drawn to the dental profession due to its unique blend of qualities including helping others, science, and art.

Dr. V earned a bachelor of science double major degree in biology and anthropology from the University of Connecticut, and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, and the North Shore District Dental Society and is Invisalign certified.

Since graduating from dental school, Dr. V has treated patients of all ages in the Greater Boston area and is delighted to start serving the people of Gloucester. Dr. V and his wife, Alexis, live in Revere. He enjoys traveling and drawing in his spare time.