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Meet Dr. Cummings

35+ Years of Dentistry in Waltham

Dr. Jeff Cummings has more than thirty-five years of experience in the dental field, providing high-quality care to patients in Waltham and the Greater Boston area.

As a firm believer in the importance of prioritizing overall physical health and wellness, Dr. Jeff feels strongly about the role dental medicine plays in the bigger picture of his patients’ lives. He is proud to offer comprehensive dental care with an incredible staff and facility in his Waltham office and on-site lab.

Most of Dr. Jeff’s patients come to him with advanced dental challenges. He is an expert in treating bite instability, as well as complex reconstructive and cosmetic dental cases. He strives to help patients regain health, function, and confidence.

Dr. Jeff has traveled the world throughout the course of his long career, studying extensively both nationally and in Europe. He remains at the forefront of the dental field by consistently seeking out advanced topics in continuing education.

Outside of work, Dr. Jeff is dad to Nick and Katya and an avid player of both golf and squash. His charitable work includes fundraising for youth athletic programming.

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My 35+ years practicing dentistry has taught me that many people, even more than things, need to be restored to look better, feel better and function better. This work is not easy because it requires extensive knowledge of all dental procedures, constant learning, an incredible team and more to give patients an experience and outcome that renews and revives them.”

Dr. Jeffrey S. Cummings

Education and Experience

Dr. Jeff attended Middlebury College and graduated with a degree in Chemistry and Sociology in 1983. He went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1987.

As a student at Tufts, Dr. Jeff was involved in the Robert Andrews Society for Research, as well as the Implant Research Group.

While completing his studies, Dr. Jeff was actively engaged in field research, publishing his first article in the Quintessence International Dental Digest in 1985. He went on to publish additional papers and become highly-regarded as an international lecturer after receiving his degree.

Professional Affiliations

Massachusetts Dental Society
American Dental Association


Dr. Jeff Cummings holds a patent for a whitening agent and application method to improve the appearance of teeth and prevent cavities. His unique design includes a custom tray and specialized blend of ingredients to provide a convenient and effective way to improve overall oral health and aesthetics.


  • Prosthodontic Treatment of Implant Patients by Predoctoral Students: 5 Year Follow-up with IMZ System. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 1995; 74:56-59
  • Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Implant Candidates. Journal of Massachusetts Dental Society. Winter, 1992
  • Evaluation of the Measurement of Analgesic Efficacy in Dental Outpatients. Journal of Dental Research. 1987
  • Retail Dentistry vs. Traditional Dentistry: A Sociological Pilot Study of The Dental Profession. Quintessence International Dental Digest. September 1985.

Schedule Your Consultation with Dr. Jeff Cummings

Our Waltham team would love to meet you!
Give us a call at (781) 894-4114 to schedule your initial consultation or book online today.

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