Dr. Scott L. Weinstein

Dr. Weinstein (everyone just calls him Dr. Scott), grew up primarily in Greensboro, North Carolina. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for both his Bachelor of Science in biology with a chemistry minor and to complete his dental degree in 1998. After completing his dental studies, Dr. Scott followed his passion for taking care of children by completing his pediatric dental residency in 2000 at Eastman Dental Center and Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York. He then went on to open his practice in Charlotte in 2006, after working for several years as an employee doctor in the area. He is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Scott also has completed multiple continuing education courses on sedation, behavior management and new restoration techniques.

Dr. Scott is originally from Florida, though his family spent time in Greensboro and still lives in the Triad area. Now he enjoys being an avid scuba diver, snow skier, traveler and golfer. He also enjoys any sport associated with his beloved Tarheels and boating on Lake Norman.

Dr. Scott is a perfect fit for kiddie dentistry with his patient attitude, ever-present smile and fun, friendly attitude. He enjoys helping kids love going to the dentist.

Dr. Scott has received advanced training and is certified in pediatric dentistry and in moderate pediatric oral conscious sedation dentistry, PALS (pediatric advanced life support), orthodontics and hospital dentistry. In fact, Dr. Scott is an evaluator for dental office sedation permits for the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners. He believes that there are multiple options that can be individually tailored to your child. In addition to offering conscious sedation, Dr. Scott is well-experienced in treating children with both in-office general anesthesia and outpatient general anesthesia at Carolinas Medical Center. Dr. Scott believes that all of your questions about the procedures and costs involved are important. Both he and our staff are dedicated to informing parents on these and other matters.

Meet Our Team

Plan an appointment with our office and meet the team at Ballantyne Pediatric Dentistry. Our dentist and our team work together to provide excellent services at our pediatric dental office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Reach out to us at 704-752-1900 and plan an appointment with Dr. Scott L. Weinstein’s team at our practice today!

Kristen – Office Manager

Kristen is passionate about both her career and the children that are part of it. She does her best to make sure our parents are well-informed as part of our overall patient-centered experience. When Kristen is not at the office, she enjoys girl time with her daughter, Pixley. (You can see Pixley’s picture in her official “Ballantyne Pediatric Dentistry” dress as you walk towards the clinical area).


Deysi – Dental Assistant

Over the past year, Deysi has helped patients and parents feel confident coming to Ballantyne Pediatric Dentistry and feel at-ease. For Deysi, seeing patients smile and feel happy is the best reward. One of the things our dental assistant loves most about working here is spending time with coworkers and our wonderful young patients. Deysi is able to provide services in both English and Spanish for our patients. On the weekends, Deysi loves to read and spend quality time with family.


Hannah – Certified Dental Assistant, Dental Assistant II

Hannah is one of our Certified Dental Assistants at Ballantyne Pediatric Dentistry. She graduated from Central Piedmont Community College with her Associate of Art as well as her dental assisting degree. For over five years, she has been working with the wonderful ladies and dentist at Ballantyne Pediatric Dentistry. She loves being able to make a difference in children’s lives. As she works, her patience helps young patients have a successful visit. When not at work, she enjoys going to the beach, photography, spending quality time with her husband, Ci, and playing with her dog, Nala. She and her husband have two twins on the way.


Shannon – Front Desk

Shannon has been working with Ballantyne Pediatric Dentistry for several years now. She joined our team after working many years in general dentistry. Shannon has enjoyed learning pediatric dentistry and does her best to ensure a smooth check-out process. Each day she loves seeing our young patients and her great coworkers — who work as a team to make our practice feel like family. She is originally from Michigan and is now enjoying our mild Carolina winters. When she isn’t working, she spends her time enjoying the warm weather by hiking, going to baseball games and spending time with her husband, Ron, and their two children, Brooke and Trevor.


Kristen – Patient Care Coordinator

For many years, Kristen has helped address patients’ needs and get them the care they need. She has been a great team player and give her all to the practice. She loves meeting new patients and well as seeing families return. Kristen is always excited to be a part of our awesome team and help others.

Kristen graduated from York Technical College. She now enjoys her days monogramming and visiting the beach with her wonderful daughter, Pixley.


Jamie Reap – Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Though a recent addition to our practice, Jamie has been working in pediatric care since 2012. She loves helping children overcome their dental fears and enjoys working with special-needs patients. Jamie is a team player, helping stay up-to-date with infection control and helping patients feel comfortable. When not in the office, Jamie spends time kayaking, gardening and painting. She and her family spend time at home in Rock Hill, SC.


Summer – Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Summer initially worked with our office from 2015-2016. In 2019, she returned and has received her CDA and college diploma from York Technical College. She loves her coworkers and patients, and she shows how much she cares about them each day. Summer has four daughters and loves spending time going on road trips.


Stephanie – Insurance/Billing Coordinator

For many years, Stephanie has been a part of the dental field and graduated from CPCC. Recently she was able to join our team at Ballantyne Pediatric Dentistry, where she is able to answer parent’s insurance and financial questions. She always helps out where needed, whether with our patients or with our great team. Stephanie is a born and bred local and has lived in Charlotte all her life. In her free time, she loves “glamping” in a trailer on the beach with her family. She and her husband, Scott, have two children: Zachary, who works as a Mint Hill firefighter, and Ashlyn, who is currently studying at her high school.


Tara – Insurance Coordinator

Tara has been working in the dental field for many years. She is excited to be a part of the team here at Ballantyne Pediatric Dentistry and strives to make each patient experience go smoothly. In additional to helping her coworkers, she also helps our patients with insurance to make sure it is filed and updated correctly. Tara is happily married to Jacob McManus. They have three loving children, Kayleigh, Hunter and Landen and two amazing grandsons, Chasin and Maverick. Photography is Tara’s passion and she also loves taking her family to the beach and to the mountains.