James J. Hanratty, D.D.S.

Top Dental Implant Specialist in Boston Area

Meet Dr. HanrattyAfter graduating from Texas A & M University with a degree in Biology, Dr. Hanratty received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1983. In 1988, he obtained his certificate in Periodontics at the Tufts School of Dental Medicine. In addition, he completed a certificate in Implantology at the Branemark Institute for Advanced Dental Studies.

Dr. Hanratty is a former Assistant Clinical Instructor at Tufts University, and he is currently a visiting lecturer in Periodontology and Implantology at Tufts University and Harvard University. His private practice focus is on Implants and Soft Tissue Grafting. His professional affiliations include the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, and the North Shore District Dental Society, of which he is a past president. Dr. Hanratty has lectured extensively throughout the USA and Europe on Periodontology and Implantology, and has written a chapter in the textbook: Periodontal Therapy, Clinical Approaches and Evidence of Success. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

When not at the office, Dr. Hanratty prefers to spend time with his wife Linda, and their three kids Ryan, Alli, and Meagan. A resident of Marblehead, Dr. Hanratty has interests in all outdoor activities, particularly biking and boating.

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Great experience. Caring and friendly staff.

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Best anywhere - Expert and Efficient

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I would highly recommend Dr Hanratty .i also would highly recommend Tracy they made me feel very comfortable about the surgery .

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very professional staff made to feel comfortable

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Very pleased with all the staff, never felt any pain. Will recommend friends and family.

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I been going to Dr.Hanratty for 30 yrs.over the yrs.he's done surgery on all 4 quadrants and other work..for me personally there's no other than Dr.James and Perico in swampscott... His team has as good as a bedside manner as Dr.Hanratty...I have told my friends and family they ever need special work done...Perico is the place!!

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Great doctor

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I have had several procedures done by Dr Hanratty at his Swampscott office and always received excellent treatment!

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Very friendly caring staff

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This office gives you a friendly atmosphere with very helpful and knowledgeable personnel.

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Dr. Hanratty is the best! If I ever need oral surgery again down the road....he is the man!!!

- Joan B

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Joannie was a great hygienist and made my first visit since Covid breakout easy; Dr. Hannratty also eased my anxst about a jaw ache. Thank you to Jane for checking me out at end of visit. Facility clean and cautious during this time!!

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Friendly staff. Caring providers. Quite surprised to receive a check-in call from Dr Hanratty the evening of my procedure.

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I am very happy with Perico I wish they were open Saturday’s .

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Friendly and skillful service

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Can’t find any room for improvement. A really well run operation at all levels.

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Nancy cared for me today, and she was amazing! And, the massage chair helped ease my nervousness. I had a very pleasant experience overall. Thank you.

- Martha G

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Doctor Hanratty, thank you for take care of me, and all the staff thank you for been so nice, I`m looking forward to see you all again soon, if anyone needs especial treatment please check Perico, best place in New England.

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