Welcome to River Street Family Dental

Our office is dedicated to providing you with friendly, professional service while addressing all of your dental health needs

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River Street Family Dental
542 River St.
Mattapan, MA 02126

Mon: 9am to 5pm
Tue-Thu: 10am to 6pm
Fri: 9am to 5pm
Sat: every other 9am to 2pm
Sun: Closed

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Welcome to River Street Family Dental

River Street Family Dental is dedicated to providing each of our patients with friendly, professional service by providing for all of the dental needs of the family.


Our dentists in Mattapan, MA provide comprehensive dental care to help our patients to obtain and maintain their very best oral health. We’re committed to providing individualized treatment for the needs of each person who visits us. We firmly believe that restoring a person’s smile allows us to improve their confidence and quality of life.

Each member of our team is experienced and properly trained, licensed, and insured in dentistry. As a full-service dental office, we provide most services including preventative, restorative, and aesthetic procedures. We use the most advanced technology and techniques to ensure outstanding results.

Meet Our Team

Meet Dr. Leo Whitworth

Dr E Leo Whitworth Jr. DDS, MBA, is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Operative Department.

Prior to coming to Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Whitworth migrated from Kingston Jamaica and receive a bachelor of science degree from Northeastern University in Boston. He received his DDS degree from Howard University in Washington DC and his MBA from Northeastern University. He returned to Jamaica and became the Chief Dental Director at the St Ann’s Bay Hospital in St Ann Jamaica. He subsequently returned to the USA and opened dental practices in Mattapan, Jamaica Plain and Falmouth Mass. He accepted an appointment at Harvard Dental School as an Assistant Clinical professor in their Restorative department. He is also a member of Harvard’s Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Dr. Whitworth also serves as a member on Northeastern University corporate board.

Dr. Leo Whitworth

Our Services

Some of the services we provide:


Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer is a very real threat to many people. As a result, most people should have an oral cancer screening durin...


Dentistry for kids

As a family dental service, we welcome children to our office. We've created a welcoming, no-stress experience for th...


Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies are scary – but we can help. Our team at River Street Family Dental understands t...


Dental Implants

Dental implant treatment restores your missing tooth with a natural-looking alternative to dental bridges and denture...


Check Ups

Dental check ups are a vital preventive dentistry routine. Consistent examinations provide early detection of cavitie...


Dental Cleanings

The Simple Routine That Keeps Your Teeth and Gums Healthy Your teeth are under attack within minu...



Repair and Restore Your Decayed Tooth Dental fillings are a common treatment. Treat your dental c...



Fill Your Tooth Gaps and Restore Your Ability to Chew Missing teeth can interfere with your tooth...


Root Canals

Save Your Tooth and Avoid an Extraction A root canal can save your infected tooth. Treat your inf...



Restore your damaged or unattractive teeth with a dental crown. River Street Family Dental uses natural-looking mater...



A Tooth Replacement Solution with On-Site Convenience Dentures reduce your risk of gum and bone dis...


Scaling Root Planing

Treat and Reverse the Effects of Gum Disease Periodontal (gum)disease is a leading cause of adult...



Solve “Problem” Tooth Issues Extractions are common for your teeth that do not develop or emerge ...



Brighten Your Smile with a Simple Treatment Teeth whitening can transform the appearance of your ...

We Offer Peace of Mind to Our Patients

Always putting a smile on your face!

Now Offering Same day Emergency Appointments

Dental emergencies are scary – but we can help. Our team at River Street Family Dental understands that life happens on the weekends and we’re ready to treat your dental emergency when it happens.

If you have bleeding in your mouth that won’t stop or if a tooth has been knocked out, call us immediately. Infections in your mouth can be serious and need treatment and medication. If you have a broken tooth or something caught in your teeth, injury to your teeth or gums, or damage to a filling or crown, that’s the type of dental emergency we can fix.

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