In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be following the guidelines set forth by the federal and state governments, as well as by the American Dental Association and Massachusetts Dental Society, and will temporarily close our office as of March 17, 2020. Out of an abundance of caution and for the safety of our patients and staff, we will do our part to flatten the curve to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This was not an easy decision to come to, but it is the right decision. Please call our office at 978-459-6467 if you have a dental emergency. We will be in touch when it is deemed safe to reopen by the proper authorities.

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Good oral hygiene should always be practiced since the loss of a single tooth can have major impact upon your oral health and appearance. Although dentists will use every measure to prevent tooth loss, there are still some occasions when a tooth may need to be extracted. A tooth may need to be extracted if the following occurs:

Severe decay
Advanced periodontal disease
Infection or abscess
Orthodontic correction
Malpositioned teeth
Fractured teeth or roots
Impacted teeth

After careful examination and treatment, the dentist may advise to have a tooth extracted. Before a tooth is removed, the dentist will take an x-ray in order to understand the shape and position of the tooth and surrounding bone. Based on the degree of difficulty, we may refer you to a specialist called an oral surgeon.

A certain amount of pain and discomfort is to be expected following an extraction, which can be minimized with a pain killer and ice packs applied to the face for 15 minutes at a time. After a routine extraction, discomfort should lessen within three days to two weeks. If you have prolonged or severe pain, swelling, bleeding or fever, call our office immediately.

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From reception to dental hygienist to doctor, my experience was wonderful. Very polite and supporting. No complaints! Awesome first visit and looking forward to going back!
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I am a new customer to the dental practice but am very pleased with the level of care that I have a received so far. My hygienist, Stephanie, was very thorough (and gentile) during the cleaning/exam and went above and beyond to assist me with my insurance coverage. 5/5 would recommend to anyone in search of a new dentist!

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I have been going to this practice close to 20 years. There was a different doctor before however even the new team is great. No complains over any of their treatments or recommendations.

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