When COVID-19 first began to spread throughout the United States and then across Massachusetts, many healthcare providers and patients canceled appointments to protect one another and stay as safe as possible. That measure was helpful as our health departments and the CDC worked to learn more...

Because children are just as prone to cavities and gum disease as adults, getting your kids excited about and engaged in good oral health routines is important. Here's what you can do! Let them pick their toothbrush Toothbrushes should be replaced every three to four months and...

As some early adults head back out across the country for the fall, we hope they take heed of these dental care tips for college students. For many, it's the first time they're truly living on their own. Independence is exciting, but it comes with...

As a parent, you do everything within your power to help your child. You teach them things like how to read and write and to practice good manners. You can also help your child avoid tooth decay which adversely impacts their dental development. Tooth decay is...

Whether it's eating their vegetables, taking a bath, going to bed on time, or brushing their teeth we all know kids have a mind of their own and their first reaction is sometimes a stern "NO!" Today, we have a particular interest in your kids...

Our community has been through a lot over the last few months and we are all looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety. Infection control has always been...

Active children inevitably get banged up—scraped knees, bruises, and chipped teeth. A minor chip is not a big deal, but something larger can lead to long-term problems. As your family is out and about during the summer, take preventative measures to prevent childhood tooth injuries. Set...

When you wear braces, practicing good oral hygiene is more important than ever. Those brackets and colorful rubber bands are the perfect spots for food, bacteria, and plaque to hide. If not removed through good oral hygiene, that can lead to cavities, teeth staining, or...

Adult teeth shouldn't wiggle; not even a tiny amount. If any of yours are, you need to act immediately to save your loose tooth. That means a visit to your dentist as soon as possible to avoid permanent loss. There are two main reasons why...

You won't believe what a dentist might find even if you brush twice a day and floss regularly. Doing those two daily activities are the bare minimum when it comes to your oral health. Flossing regularly is critical to ensuring your teeth and gums remain...