Meet The Dentists


Meet Our Team of Dentists

At Andover Comprehensive Dental Care, our team of skilled dentists are passionate about combining the latest dental technologies with a deep commitment to positive patient experiences. Every dentist in our practice is focused on fostering enduring connections, leading you on the way to a vibrant and healthy smile. With decades of experience on display every day at our practice, you can trust in the combined skills and knowledge our dentists have to offer. They are dedicated to creating personalized dental journeys that align with your unique needs and goals, considering both your oral health and your personal lifestyle.

Our dentists look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve the excellent dental health you're seeking.

Contact our office today! 
Read on to learn more about our dedicated dental experts!

Dr. Francis McCarthy


Francis McCarthy DMD has enjoyed practicing dentistry in Andover since 1986. Dr. McCarthy's office has evolved into a family, cosmetic & restorative dentistry practice that treats children, parents, grandparents and great grandparents! He uses the most up to date technologies to provide the best dental treatments to all of his patients.

His office was featured in Doctor of Dentistry magazine for its use of digital radiography for the early detection of dental decay and periodontal disease while reducing radiation exposure by 80%.
Dr. McCarthy is a member of the Massachusetts Dental Society, the American Academy of Dental Science, the L.D. Pankey Alumni Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Turner Spear Study Club.

Dr. McCarthy lives in Andover with his wife Joan. His son Jim lives in Andover with his wife Tory and their three children Ellie, James and Caroline.  His son John lives in California for the majority of the year with his wife Erin and son Jack. He coaches professional hockey for the San Jose Barracuda.  His daughter Kerry lives in Andover with her husband Mark. 

Schedule a visit with Dr. McCarthy today by contacting his Andover practice!

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Dr. Rosalia Gallo


Dr. Gallo has been practicing dentistry for 32 years and joined our team in 2009. She has her BA from Clark University and her DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.
Professional Associations: American Association of Women Dentists American Dental Association Massachusetts Dental Society

She resides in North Andover, MA and has two daughters who are both living in Chicago. When she is not at the office she loves to travel, cook and spend time with friends and family. Dr. Gallo is always happy to answer any questions! Contact Dr. Gallo today and schedule your next appointment! 

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Dr. Diran Balekian


Dr. Balekian has been practicing dentistry for over 10 years. He received a BA from the University of California, San Diego. He then received a MS in Anatomy and Physiology from Boston University prior to completing the DMD program at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. After dental school, Dr. Balekian completed a General Practice Residency at Tufts University. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Service and Public Health.

He also holds the title of Associate Program Director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Tufts University, and is on staff at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Balekian completed extensive training at the Misch-Resnik International Implant Institute and is a current Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. Dr. Balekian lives in Andover with his wife and two children. He enjoys playing soccer, snowboarding, golfing, and baking. He looks forward to working with you to provide you with the best possible care.

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