40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

BELLA BATSEVITSKY

  • Waltham, MA
  • Premier Endo­dontics

Age:

34

Name of Practice:

Premier Endo­dontics

Specialty:

Endodontics

Education:

DMD, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine


Why She Was Nominated

Drs. Batsevitsky and Dr. Jones have been friends since they met in dental residency at Tufts, and a friendly, approachable attitude resonates throughout their practice. “We’re regular, down-to-earth girls who just happen to love doing root canals,” Dr. Jones says. “We let our patients see our personalities, not just our white doctors’ coats.”

Favorite Aspect of Dentistry

“It’s art blended with science, and we’re taking somebody out of pain,” Dr. Batsevitsky says.

Exciting New Trend

Microsurgical apicoectomies.

Something People Don't Know

Dr. Batsevitsky competed as a rhythmic gymnast in her native Ukraine when she was just 4 years old before leaving with her parents for the United States in 1989. She still remembers her last competition in Chernovtsy. “Now I do Bikram yoga,” she says.