Preventive Dental Care

Preventive dentistry is the area of dentistry concerned with preventing dental problems before they become costly, painful or both. A large part of preventive dentistry is patient education. This includes learning the proper at-home dental care, nutrition, etc. Another aspect of preventive dentistry is oral hygiene through regular dental cleanings, fluoride treatments, mouthguards & more.

Prophylaxis (Dental Cleanings)

Prophylaxis is a cleaning performed by a trained dental hygienist to thoroughly clean your gums & teeth. At Waltham Family Dental, our hygiene program is the foundation of our comprehensive dental care program. Proper dental cleanings stop the progression of gingivitis & periodontal disease.

Regular hygiene appointments not only keep your mouth & body healthy, but also keep significant dental problems from arising. Our staff of hygienists will remove Tartar & Plaque, polish your teeth & give you instructions for home care.

Oral Exams & Digital X-rays

All patients at Waltham Family Dental go through a comprehensive oral exam. Complete oral exam includes:

  • Low-radiation Digital X-rays
  • Smile Analysis
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Gum Disease Evaluation
  • Decay Screening
  • Occlusion Analysis

The doctor will review all results & answer all your questions & concerns.

Sealants

A dental sealant is a thin plastic coating applied on the chewing surfaces of back teeth to prevent tooth decay. The sealant bonds into the grooves of the teeth, forming a protective shield over the enamel of each tooth. It protects tooth decay by “sealing out” plaque & food in younger kids who are cavity prone, between the ages 6-14 years of age. Sealants are also recommended to adults with deep grooves on the biting surfaces of their back teeth.

Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer screening is performed on all patients during your comprehensive oral exam at Waltham Family Dental. Our doctors, with help of special tools if required, are trained to identify any growths & lesions, which need to be further evaluated.

Contact Us

One Convenient Location for All of Your Dental Needs

We are conveniently located on Grant Street, at the corner of Main Street (next to the post office). We have parking available on-premise.

Walk-ins & emergency visits are always welcome!

Our Address

30 Grant Street
Waltham, MA 02453

Our Hours

Monday: 9am-7pm
Tuesday: 9am-7pm
Wednesday: 9am-7pm
Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9am-3pm
Saturday: 9am-2pm

Address: 30 Grant Street, Waltham, MA 02453     Phone: 781-894-1634

CORONAVIRUS HEALTH UPDATE
We are now open for all appointments and accepting appointments for new and existing patients. We have implemented additional infection control guidelines in addition to our already stringent OSHA & CDC requirements. Please do not hesitate to call us if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you.