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Meet Our team

At The Ivory Dental Co., we believe in teamwork that is founded on friendship. We strive to cultivate genuine relationships because, well, we love to have fun getting to know you! But, we also know that in order to provide the highest quality of dental care, we need to understand your needs and your unique lifestyle. If there is anything we can do to help you feel more comfortable in our care, don’t hesitate to let us know.

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Dr. Bridget Sweeney

Dr. Bridget Sweeney, Your New Best Friend

Dr. Bridget Sweeney founded The Ivory Dental Co. with the passion to create a one-of-a-kind dental experience for the people of Buffalo. Ever since she was a kid, she’s loved going to the dentist and believes every patient deserves to feel that way too. 

Her favorite part of being a dentist is spending quality time getting to know her patients, meeting their families, and listening to their stories. Dr. Sweeney and our team feel so fortunate to share in these special relationships. That’s why at The Ivory Dental Co., you’ll never be left alone to just wait. We’ll be with you every step of the way as you discover your brilliance.

When she’s not at the office, you can find Dr. Sweeney biking around Buffalo, cheering on the Bills, mastering a jigsaw puzzle, or tending to her 70+ houseplants.

Education & Credentials

  • Syracuse University - Bachelor of Science in Biology 
  • SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine - Doctor of Dental Surgery with a minor in esthetic dentistry
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center - General Practice Residency 
  • Over 450 hours of continuing education credits

Professional Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • New York State Dental Association
  • 8th District Dental Society
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics - Clinical faculty and Accredited member

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The Ivory Team

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Brooke

Patient Experience Coordinator

Brooke joined the world of dentistry in 2021, and although relatively new to the field, she has excelled at helping our patients feel at ease and welcome here at The Ivory Dental Co. Her favorite part is getting to know you and your family. She’s a great listener and genuinely interested in her patients’ lives, which she believes is the best way to provide an amazing patient experience!

When she’s not at The Ivory Dental Co., Brooke enjoys spending time with her kitty Winston and playing video games. Her favorite games are Pokémon, Mario Kart, and Clash Royale. She’s also a talented permanent makeup artist and loves making people in her community feel beautiful, inside and out.

Brooke is excited to meet you and make you feel at home here at The Ivory Dental Co.!

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Rachelle

Dental Hygienist

Rachelle has been a registered dental hygienist for 10+ years. She has worked with both Adults and Pediatrics. Her passion and love of dentistry goes beyond the basics of teeth, she will make you feel like The Ivory Dental Co. is your forever dental home!

Rachelle enjoys bonding with her patients and growing friendships so that it feels like you never left. The ease getting to know you and catching up will make every dental visit serene!

When she is not at The Ivory Dental Co., she is spending time with her loving family! She enjoys sharing her little boy’s “first-time” moments. If she wasn’t a dental hygienist she would’ve been a chef. Before her son, she enjoyed being a ‘foodie’ by exploring new restaurants. Now she loves to cook Filipino , Thai, and Vietnamese dishes.

Rachelle can’t wait to meet you all!

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Michelle

Dental Assistant

Michelle has been a dental assistant for just over 4 years and absolutely loves what she does. Whether she’s greeting you as you walk through the door, or you meet her chair side with Dr. Sweeney, Michelle will make you feel at home while visiting The Ivory Dental Co.

With a very outgoing personality, Michelle gets to know each & every patient in their own special way. Her favorite part of being a dental assistant is being with her patients during every step of their treatment from start to finish; experiencing all the emotions that a new smile can bring.

When Michelle isn’t with her team at The Ivory Dental Co., she is spending time with her loving girls & husband. Michelle was born & raised in Buffalo NY and loves the four seasons.

She looks forward to meeting you!

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Lauren

Dental Hygienist

Lauren has been a dental hygienist for over a year and enjoys every minute of it. She loves connecting with her patients and sharing fun stories with them. Making every dental visit feel like a trip to see a friend is her goal and she strives for her patients to look forward to their cleanings. She has a gentle hand and helps every patient feel well cared for and comfortable.

Lauren loves to travel and has been to 14 different countries and over 75 different cities. Portugal and Switzerland both hold a special place in her heart! She enjoys experiencing different places through the local food. Her life goal is to go to every continent. She also enjoys cuddling with her cat Wabbles and cheering on the Bills every week!

Go Bills!!