About Us

Family & Cosmetic Dentistry | Located in Savannah & Richmond Hill

Our practice is built on a foundation of trust, expertise, and patient-centered care, featuring a team of seasoned dental professionals who specialize in a wide range of services from preventive care to advanced cosmetic and restorative procedures.

Dr. Stephanie Joy Sweeney, DMD, CEO/Owner

Meet Your Provider at Savannah Dental

Born and raised in Georgia, Dr. Sweeney is a proud alumna of the University of Georgia’s Honors College and earned her dental degree from the Medical College of Georgia. After honing her skills in advanced technology dentistry in North Carolina, she returned to her roots in Savannah in 2016 to establish Savannah Dental, bringing world-class dental care to her hometown.

Community Engagement
Dr. Sweeney is deeply involved in the Savannah and Richmond Hill communities. She supports local organizations like the Historic Savannah Foundation and the Jewish Educational Alliance.
An active participant in charity events, Dr. Sweeney also hosts an annual Mardi Gras-themed golf event to benefit the Oatland Island Wildlife Center.

Life Outside the Dental Office
When she’s not perfecting smiles, Dr. Sweeney can be found embracing the coastal life. Whether she’s surfing, kiteboarding, or sailing, she loves being on the water. Travel and spending time with her friends and family are also passions of hers, enriching her life with diverse experiences and joy.

Dental Expertise:

  • Dr. Sweeney has experience and expertise in Airway Therapy, having been trained by the Breathing Institute and also Dr. Zaghi, a highly specialized ENT (more here https://www.zaghimd.com).
  • Cosmetic and General Dentistry: Offering a wide array of services from crowns and bridges to tooth-colored fillings, implant restoration, and veneers.
  • Invisalign® and Digital Smile Design: A Platinum Invisalign® provider who is also certified in Digital Smile Design, Dr. Sweeney is equipped to transform your smile with the latest in orthodontic and cosmetic technology. She has received her training from the top two Invisalign® schools in the US.
  • Laser Dentistry: With advanced training in laser dentistry, Dr. Sweeney provides minimally invasive treatments for faster recovery and excellent results.
  • Continual Learning: Dr. Sweeney is committed to staying at the forefront of dental techniques, frequently attending continuing education courses to bring the best practices in dental care to her patients.

Dr. Drew Fransoso, DMD

Your Dedicated Dentist in Richmond Hill

Welcome to Savannah Dental, where Dr. Drew Fransoso brings his passion for dentistry and his Georgia heritage to serve the community of Richmond Hill. Born and raised in Evans, Georgia, Dr. Fransoso combines his deep understanding of local culture with a commitment to providing excellent dental care.

About Dr. Drew Fransoso
Dr. Fransoso pursued his passion for science and health at the University of Georgia, earning a degree in Biology before advancing to the Dental College of Georgia for his dental degree. His educational background laid a strong foundation for his skills in providing comprehensive dental care and building meaningful patient relationships.

Personal Interests and Community Engagement Dr. Fransoso is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys working out with weights and discussing weight training techniques. A lover of the outdoors and an avid traveler, he finds joy in being active and near water—whether it’s on a local beach or a far-off coast. As a committed Georgia Bulldogs fan, he never misses a chance to cheer on his team, embodying the spirit of community and teamwork.

Professional Expertise:

  • Comprehensive Dental Care: Dr. Fransoso is proficient in a variety of dental procedures, ensuring that all patients receive care that not only meets but exceeds their expectations.
  • Patient Relationships: He believes in the importance of building lifelong relationships with his patients, making every visit to Savannah Dental a personalized and comforting experience.

Dr. John McLoughlin, DDS

Experienced Family, Implant, and Cosmetic Dentist in Savannah

Dr. John McLoughlin is excited to offer his more than 30 years of dental expertise to the Savannah community. A seasoned professional originally from Bay Shore, Long Island, Dr. McLoughlin combines his deep-rooted passion for dentistry with advanced technology and continuous education to deliver exceptional care.
About Dr. John McLoughlin Having practiced in his hometown for over three decades, Dr. McLoughlin has developed a comprehensive skill set in Family, Implant, and Cosmetic Dentistry. His commitment to using state-of-the-art technology and staying updated through continuing education makes him a distinguished provider known for his quality care and patient satisfaction.

A Commitment to Care Dr. McLoughlin’s approach to dental care is characterized by his desire to provide the very best treatment for each patient. His reputation as a compassionate and caring dentist is built on a foundation of trust and personalized attention to detail in all aspects of patient care.

Engaging with the Community An avid outdoorsman, Dr. McLoughlin loves to spend his free time engaged in various activities. Whether he’s on his boat with his family, playing tennis and golf, or working out at the gym with friends, his active lifestyle is a testament to his energetic and vibrant personality.

Professional Excellence:

  • Family Dentistry: Dr. McLoughlin offers a range of family dental services that cater to patients of all ages, ensuring your entire family receives the best oral health care.
  • Implant Dentistry: With extensive experience in implantology, Dr. McLoughlin can restore functionality and aesthetics to your smile, enhancing both your oral health and confidence.
  • Cosmetic Dentistry: Transform your smile with advanced cosmetic procedures. Whether it’s veneers, whitening, or complete smile makeovers, Dr. McLoughlin’s expertise ensures you receive top-tier results.