Dr. Albert Sandler, DMD - Dentist in Methuen
Dr. Albert Sandler is committed to providing excellence in dentistry, and stands out as a leading dentist in Methuen. The doctor uses the latest in dentistry techniques to provide you with a beautiful and healthy smile. Additionally, Dr. Albert Sandler believes strongly in education to prevent oral health problems before they occur, and makes sure to keep patients fully informed about their dental health. Read more about Methuen dentist Dr. Albert Sandler below.
Albert J. Sandler, DMD
A native of the Merrimack Valley, Dr Albert Sandler was born at Lawrence General Hospital. While growing up in Medford, MA, Dr Sandler spent his childhood summers on Arlington Pond In North Salem, NH. Since the age of 9, Dr Sandler had a strong interest in medicine. Dr Sandler knew he wanted to be a dentist early in high school because he loved to work with his hands. After graduating from Medford High School in 1977, Dr Sandler received a B.A. in Biology from Brandeis University in 1981. Meeting his wife Dr Sarah Finne in dental school, Dr Sandler graduated near the top of his class at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1985. Upon completing a General Practice Residency program at Sinia Hospital of Baltimore, MD in 1986, Dr Sandler yearned to return to this area where he had spent his childhood summers. "There is nothing like summer in Northern New England".
Living that dream, Dr Albert Sandler has enjoyed practicing in Methuen, MA since 1986. Dr Sandler relocated his private practice to its present location at 369 Merrimack Street, Methuen MA in 1994.
Dr Sandler's quest is to "first-relieve pain, second-remove all oral disease, and third-rebuild beautiful healthy smiles." This is accomplished through compassionate, gentle, meticulous dental care with a strong emphasis on prevention through personalized patient education. "Our experienced staff will give our patients the tools and knowledge to maintain optimal oral health. We are discovering every day the connection between good oral health and our overall health and longevity".
A continuing education junkie, Dr Albert Sandler prides himself on taking 4 to 5 times the minimum requirement for state licensure. Dr Sandler also serves as instructor to Northern Essex Community College's Dental Assisting Program. Dr.Sandler is a member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, the Merrimack Valley Dental District Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, and Dentists for Oral Conscious Sedation(DOCS).
When Dr Albert Sandler is not in the office, he serves as president of the non-profit Friends of Big Island Pond, on the Board of Directors for the non-profit Big Island Pond Corporation, a past-president and presently Hazzan for 18 years at Etz Hayim Synagogue in Derry,NH , and is a Justice of the Peace in the state of NH officiating over 20 weddings including many interfaith marriages. Dr Sandler loves to spend time on Big Island Pond in Hampstead,NH with his wife Sarah, and their daughters Erin, Alyson, and Jessica, swimming, kayaking, trail biking, boating, and especially waterskiing.
Sarah A. Finne, DMD, MPH
A native New Yorker, Dr. Finne grew up in Briarcliff Manor, New York. Dr. Finne graduated from Briarcliff High School in 1977 and received an A.S. degree in Dental Hygiene in 1979 and a B.S. degree in Dental Hygiene in 1982 from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Dr. Finne graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1986, where she met her future husband, Dr. Albert Sandler. Most recently, Dr. Finne has completed a Master in Public Health Practice degree from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. In addition to her time in the office, Dr. Finne is employed as an Oral Health Consultant for the New Hampshire Dental Society. Her duties there include several projects to increase access to dental care in the state of New Hampshire. Dr. Finne is a board member and past President of the Greater Derry Oral Health Collaborative Corporation (GDOHCC), a volunteer supervising and screening dentist for the GDOHCC Children's Dental Network, and the GDOHCC Salem Children's Dental Network.
Dr. Finne is a member of the American Dental Society, the New Hampshire Dental Society, the New Hampshire Dental Society Foundation, the Greater Salem Dental Society, and the American Association of Public Health Dentists.
In her spare time, Dr. Finne can be found knitting and spending time with her husband and three wonderful daughters at the lake.