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A History of Excellence

Having a winning smile means taking good care of your teeth and gums at every stage of your life. Dr. Sweaney has been treating families in his Westerville general practice for more than 30 years. With the latest technology, state-of-the-art equipment and an experienced staff dedicated to providing patients with the best care possible, our office offers advanced dental techniques with each individual's needs and comfort in mind.


Affiliations & Certifications:

  • Assistant Professor-Practice in the Division of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry-General Practice Residency 
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Columbus Dental Society
  • Ohio Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (Participating Member)

Beauty in Every Smile

As a member of The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Sweaney has developed a perfectionist’s eye for the ideal smile - it's one of the first things people notice! Modern advances in cosmetic dentistry such as tooth whitening, composite fillings, porcelain crowns and veneers, and dental implants can correct many of the problems that cause discomfort and embarrassment. Dr. Sweaney’s focus on cosmetic dentistry has led him to become a leader in this field, with patients from Westerville and all over central Ohio who trust him to help them achieve that healthy beautiful smile.  Our office offers comprehensive care for all ages. We know that a truly healthy smile looks great - and if you look great, you feel great!

Meet Our Doctor

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  • Dr. Richard Sweaney
    Owner, General Dentist

    Dr. Sweaney is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and has been practicing in the Columbus area for over 30 years. 

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8:00 am-6:00 pm


9:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-5:00 pm


For Emergencies Only


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  • Bridges

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

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  • Dental Implants

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

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