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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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  • Root Canal Treatment

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  • Veneers

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  • Same-Day Crowns

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