David J. Ahearn, DDS
Our Seekonk, MA Dentist Is Passionate About Helping Patients
I decided to become a dentist because, over three decades, there was a study that showed that there was direct relationship between your overall health, and your dental health, and I knew that I could go ahead and directly help people, but I didn't understand something else. I didn't understand what it was gonna be like to be able to give someone a smile.
The greatest joy of being a dentist, the thing that I, every day gets me up early in the morning, keeps me studying late at night, is to be able to give people smiles, to be able to go ahead and have someone come in that perhaps for decades hasn't been able to do this, your simple thing, and to be able to tell them, your life's gonna change, and you really can't know it until you're out there, and have someone come back a week later, and say, “You know, I was at a store, and I just, I didn't even notice, but the person was reacting to me differently.” It's just, it's an incredible feeling, and it keeps me motivated, and will keep me motivated forever.
Dr. David Ahearn founded Perfect Smiles in 1993 and added our second location in 2010. With well over two decades of expertise in cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry, Dr. Ahearn regularly participates in continuing education to stay on top of the latest dental techniques and technologies – and so does the rest of the Perfect Smiles team. Together the team devotes more than 60-plus hours to continuing education every 90 days.
He also takes great satisfaction in helping fearful or apprehensive patients feel relaxed and comfortable through sedation dentistry. Unlike many general dentists, Perfect Smiles offers three kinds of sedation:
- Inhaled sedation or “laughing gas”
- Oral sedation
- IV sedation
Cutting-edge technology – and its ability to improve the lives and health of his patients – is a passion for Dr. Ahearn, who has become a noted expert in the world of dentistry. He regularly teaches advanced programs across the country and is often a highlighted speaker at American Dental Association (ADA) events, where he shares his knowledge and love of dentistry with other doctors.
Dr. Ahearn is also the founder of Design Ergonomics, the leader of the field in high performance dental office design. With Dr. Ahearn being a leader in dental productivity, their dental office designs represent a highly integrated synthesis of current dental knowledge and technology.