Meet Our Team
 

Our Office

Insight, experience and dedication to the highest quality of patient care are the hallmarks of our multi-specialty dental team. We specialize in cosmetic dentistry services, such as dental implants and dental veneers, as well as general dentistry and endodontics. Our general dentists and specialists have received their training from many of the nation’s prestigious educational and dental institutions. It’s our doctors’ skilled combination of art and science that has made Andover Dental Group one of New England’s most respected cosmetic dental practices. As a group dental practice, we offer everything from preventive care and general dentistry to sophisticated dental reconstructions.

Contact us for a consultation at our Andover dental office location. We are always pleased to welcome new patients to our practice.


Meet the Dentists

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Scott Sweeney, DDS
General Dentistry

Andover dentist Dr. Scott P. Sweeney grew up in Long Island, NY. After graduating from high school, Dr. Sweeney served four years in the United States Coast Guard as a health service technician where he found his passion for the field of dentistry.

Dr. Sweeney did his undergraduate studies in Florida and New York. He attended the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine where he graduated with honors in 2008. From there he attended one of the top general practice residency programs in the country at the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Northport, NY.

Dr. Sweeney has worked as a general dentist in Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Plymouth, MA over the past couple years. He has now found his home at the Andover Cosmetic Dental Group.

Dr. Sweeney is clinically proficient and passionate about keeping up with the technological advances in the ever growing field of dentistry.

Professional Affiliations: American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Massachusetts Dental Society, Cape Cod Dental Society, New Hampshire Dental Society, Healthy Smiles for Kids Program.

 

Norman E. Lee, DMD
Periodontics

Dr. Lee is a surgical specialist in the field of Periodontology and performs Oral Implantology. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology; one of the highest recognitions of achievement by his specialty. He was awarded the recognition of “Ten under 10” by the Massachusetts Dental Society for 2010. In an effort to highlight the impact that new dentists are having on the dental profession, the MDS Standing Committee created the “Ten under 10” award program. To qualify for this recognition, dentists must have graduated from dental school within the past 10 years; be a MDS member, and have made significant contributions to the profession, their community and/or organized dentistry.

Dr. Lee specializes in traditional periodontal procedures and dental implants. He is trained in the most current techniques including: guided tissue regeneration, guided bone regeneration, internal and external sinus lift procedures, soft tissue aesthetics, and periodontal grafting. Research is in progress for the publication of an article in advanced aesthetics: “Peri-implant Reconstruction at Stage II Implant Surgery with Palatal Pedical, Modified Tunnel, Tuck-and-Roll Technique Using UCLA Abutment: A Case Report.”

Dr. Lee has acquired significant education and professional expertise. Educational achievements include: Doctor of Dental Medicine (2002), Tufts School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA; Certificate in Periodontology (2006), Tufts School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA; and yearly continuing education certifications.
As a resident of Tufts Dental School of Medicine, Department of Post Graduate Periodontology, Dr. Lee has taught pre-doctoral students as part of his training. In addition, he has held a leadership position as the Curriculum Committee Representative for Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Undergraduate program (1998 to 2000).

Among his professional memberships, Dr. Lee lists: the American Academy of Periodontology, The American Board of Periodontology, The Massachusetts Periodontal Society, The American Dental Association, The Massachusetts Dental Society, The Valley District Dental Society, Hampshire Dental Society, and the Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity.

EDUCATION

Baccalaureate of Arts (1994)
Bowdoin College, Baccalaureate of Arts; Dean’s List (1993-1994), Biology and Studio Art Double Major, Minor in Chemistry, Brunswick, ME

Doctor of Dental Medicine (2002)
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Dean’s List Merit Scholarship (1998-2002), National Board Part 1 Honor, Boston, MA

Post Graduate Advanced Education Program in Periodontology (2006)
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Awarded Aug 3rd, 2006, Boston, MA

Diplomate (2006)
American Board of Periodontics, Awarded May 10th, 2006

 

Tevy Dines, DMD
Endodontics

Dr. Tevy Dines graduated with a B.A. from Brandeis University in 1987. He went on to Harvard School of Dental Medicine where he graduated Cum Laude in 1997.

Dr. Dines then went on to the Harvard School of Dental Medicine Endodontic program and gradated in 1999 with a MMSc. Degree in Oral Biology and received his Certificate in Endodontics.

Organization Memberships:
American Dental Association
Massachusetts Dental Society
Massachusetts Association of Endodontists
American Association of Endodontists
Metropolitan District Dental Society
West Metropolitan Dental Study Club

Professional Activities
2007 – 2008, Clinical Practice Committee, American Association of Endodontists
2007 – Present, Membership Services Committee, American Association of Endodontists
2000 – Present, Yankee Dental Congress Volunteer

 

Joseph Whitney, DMD
General Dentistry

Dr. Whitney grew up in Massachusetts before attending the University of Virginia, earning a B.A. in Cognitive Science.  He completed his Doctorate in Dental Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, where he received an award from the American Academy of Oral Medicine and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a National Dental Honor Society.

Following dental school, Dr. Whitney pursued further training by completing a year-long General Practice Residency at Danbury Hospital in CT. There he received advanced education in oral surgery, implant and cosmetic restorative dentistry.  

Dr. Whitney continually strives to provide the highest quality care in a relaxing environment for his patients.  He is committed to lifelong learning to ensure he is current on the latest advances in the field of dentistry.  

Professional Affiliations:
OKU - National Dental Honor Society
American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
Massachusetts Dental Society


Our Staff Members

Our staff is characterized by three key principles: teamwork, hard work, and experience. And in today’s fast-paced, ever-changing world, these qualities are often hard to come by. With each visit, our patients will find the same, familiar, caring faces dedicated to making your dental experience the best it can be. And because we truly get to know our patients, taking their own concerns to heart, we develop an excellent working relationship with each one, providing personalized, professional care.