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 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, although 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. 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 team work together to provide excellent services at our pediatric dental office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Reach out to us at 704-752-1900 to plan an appointment with Dr. Scott L. Weinstein and his team at our practice today!


Kristen – Patient Care Coordinator

Kristen graduated from York Technical College. She has been with our practice for many years; she is a great team player and gives her all to the practice. She loves meeting new patients and well as seeing all our families. Kristen is always excited to be a part of our awesome team and to help others. She enjoys monogramming and going to the beach with her wonderful daughter, Pixley.


Dawn – Dental Hygienist
Dawn has been a dental hygienist since 1993; with most of that time in pediatrics. She is married and has a son and two bonus children. She is originally from New Jersey, but has been in the Carolinas since 2005. When she is not at work she enjoys baking, the beach and spending time with her family.


Summer CDA – Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Summer is one of our Certified Dental Assistants at Ballantyne Pediatric Dentistry. Summer received her college diploma from York Technical College. She initially worked with our office from 2015-2016. In the beginning of 2019, she returned. She loves her coworkers and patients, and she shows how much she cares about them each day. Summer has four daughters and is expecting her son in the fall of 2019. Summer enjoys spending time with her children and going on road trips.


Stephanie – Insurance/Billing Coordinator

Stephanie graduated from CPCC and has been in the dental field for many years with experience in both clinical and administrative duties. She is here to answer any financial or insurance questions parents may have. She always helps out where needed, whether with our patients or with our great team. Stephanie was born in Charlotte and has lived here her entire life. If you cannot find her here she is at the beach with her family doing what she loves most…camping! She and her husband Scott have been blessed with two children. Her son Zachary is a firefighter in Mint Hill. Her daughter Ashlyn is a high school student.


Tara – Insurance Coordinator

Tara is excited to be a part of the team here at Ballantyne Pediatric Dentistry and strives to make each patient experience go smoothly. In addition to helping her coworkers, she also helps our patients with filing their insurance. Tara is happily married to her husband Jacob. She has three loving children Kayleigh, Hunter and Landen. Tara also has two amazing grandsons, Chasin and Maverick and she is expecting her third grandson late December. Tara’s passion is Photography. Tara loves taking her family to the beach and mountains.


Brittany — Dental Assistant II

Brittany is one of the newest members of the Ballantyne Pediatric family. Brittany went to Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland where she graduated the Dental Assisting program in 2013. Brittany also attended the Maryland Dental Society for her Expanded Functions program in 2016. She enjoys working with children of all ages, and educating them on good oral hygiene. She believes the key is to create a warm and friendly environment that the children would absolutely love coming back to! A warm and friendly face always makes the dental experience so much better. She is new to North Carolina, and she loves it here! Brittany loves art and learning about animals. Most of all, she loves spending time with her husband and three kids.