We’re a Compassionate Group of Dentists

Providing comprehensive and whole health dentistry to Boston, Somerville, Peabody, Braintree, Chelmsford, and Newton.


We’re open evenings and weekends to accommodate your busy life. Call or request online.



We know oral health is directly related to your overall health and we provide the best in overall health care for our patients.



We offer a full range of general, cosmetic, and specialty services under one roof.


Voted Top Dentist

Our dentists at Great Hill Dental have been voted as top dentists in Boston in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, & 2023.


Voted Top Dentist

Our dentists at Great Hill Dental have been voted as top dentists in Boston in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, & 2023.


Great Hill Dental Partners is an Official Partner of Boston College Athletics

Welcoming New Patients at all of our 6 convenient locations.

Welcome to Great Hill Dental

At Great Hill Dental Partners, our goal is to provide you with the experience and quality of care that we would want for our own families. From the inviting and knowledgeable doctors and staff to the comfortable environment, you’ll feel at ease at Great Hill Dental. Our offices are designed to be warm and welcoming from the reception area to the treatment rooms. Our focus on preventative care means you’re less likely to need unnecessary, painful, and costly treatments in the future. Because we offer comprehensive care in all aspects of dentistry, you can feel confident that you will receive continuity of care that is second to none.

Whole Health Dentistry

Modern dentistry has confirmed the direct connection between oral health and overall health. In particular, Periodontal disease (gum disease) is now medically proven to be associated with a wide variety of disease. Learn More 

We proudly offer our patients six fully-equipped office locations to make access to your dental care as hassle-free as possible. With practices in Boston, Somerville, Braintree, Peabody, Chelmsford and Newton, we are wherever you are!

Great Hill Dental and 42 North Dental Care

Great Hill Dental is a 42 North Dental Care, PLLC practice and is owned and operated by dentists Dr. Samuel Shames, DMD. and Dr. Ronald Weissman, DMD. Great Hill Dental Partners is supported by 42 North Dental, LLC, a dental support organization that provides non-clinical administrative and business support services to the practice. 42 North Dental, LLC does not own or operate the dental practice or employ dentists to provide dental services. Find more information about 42NorthDental, LLC and the dental practices it supports at 42northdental.com.


Our office uses advanced technology and modern techniques to ensure the highest quality dental care with minimal discomfort.


Our team of in-house specialists will help you get back to better health during an emergency, surgery, or complicated case.


We’ll help you improve the shape, color, and alignment of your teeth with cosmetic dentistry so that you can smile with more confidence!


Our specially trained pediatric dentists are here to help your child get off to a great start with their oral health.

Insurance & Financing

We accept most dental insurances (note: at this time, we do not accept Mass. Health), as well as provide a number of easy-payment options to help make your care affordable. PLUS, since Great Hill Dental offers “one stop dentistry”, you can manage your costs through just one billing location, regardless of whatever treatment you may require.

In-Network Dental Plans

  • Delta Dental of Mass: Premier and PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Dental Blue: Indemnity and PPO
  • Altus: All
  • Cigna: PPO
  • Aetna: PPO
  • Assurant: PPO/DHA
  • United Concordia: PPO/DHA
  • Principal: All
  • Metlife
  • Guardian
  • United Healthcare

Essential Dental Plan

Essential Dental Plan allows you to have the dental care you need at the savings you can afford. Get instant access to savings on all dental services plus free exams and X-rays. Choose individual, two-individual, or family coverage and enjoy peace of mind knowing you can maintain your oral health.

Care Credit

Care Credit is a third party healthcare credit card that helps finance healthcare related costs. Care Credit extends special financing options that you can’t get when using your Visa or MasterCard. Whether you use your healthcare credit card to cover your deductible, or to pay for treatments and procedures not covered by insurance, CareCredit helps make them possible today.

Other Payment Options

We also accept most Major Credit Cards, including Visa, MasterCard, and Discover, as well as CareCredit low interest financing, and checks.

Smile Now, Pay Over Time

Great Hill Dental Chelmsford partners with Sunbit, a new way to get the treatment you need and pay over time. Sunbit offers patients a way to split their bill into monthly payments up to 72 months.

  • No Hard Credit Check
  • No Late Fees and Penalties
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1610 Tremont St.,
Boston MA 02120
Phone: (617) 713-3701


20 Holland Street Suite #400,
Somerville, MA 02144
Phone: (617) 764-3440


39 Cross St. Suite 307,
Peabody, MA 01960
Phone: (978) 717-5819


122 Chelmsford St.,
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Phone: (978) 244-0629


100 Grossman Drive, Suite 210,
Braintree, MA 02184
Phone: (781) 848-4041


188 Needham Street,
Newton, MA, 02464
Phone: (857) 299-7500