General Dentistry

Our office uses advanced technology and modern techniques to ensure the highest quality dental care with minimal discomfort.

Regular Exams & Checkups

Modern dental care for today’s families. Safe, comfortable, relaxed care with a dedicated team committed to your oral and overall health.

Regular oral checkups are an important part of maintaining your oral health. During your regular exam, we will:

  • Check for any problems that you may not see or feel
  • Look for cavities or any other signs of tooth decay
  • Inspect your teeth and gums for gingivitis and signs of periodontal disease
  • Provide a thorough teeth cleaning

Your regular exam will take about 45 minutes. Each regular exam includes a detailed teeth cleaning, during which we will clean, polish, and rinse your teeth to remove any tartar and plaque that have accumulated on the surface of the teeth.

Visiting our office every six months gives you the chance to discuss with the doctor any questions you may have about your overall oral health. Regular exams are offered by appointment only – please contact our practice today to schedule your next dental exam and cleaning.

Sealants

Sometimes brushing is not enough, especially when it comes to those hard-to-reach spots in your mouth. It is difficult for your toothbrush to get in between the small cracks and grooves on your teeth. If left alone, those tiny areas can develop tooth decay. Sealants give your teeth extra protection against decay and help prevent cavities.

Dental sealants consist of a plastic resin that bonds and hardens in the deep grooves on the surface of your tooth. When a tooth is sealed, the tiny grooves become smooth, and are less likely to harbor plaque. With sealants, brushing your teeth becomes easier and more effective against tooth decay.

Sealants are typically applied to children’s teeth as a preventive measure after the permanent teeth have erupted and as a way to prevent tooth decay. However, adults also can receive sealants on healthy teeth. It is more common to seal “permanent” teeth rather than “baby” teeth, but every patient has unique needs, and your dentist will recommend sealants on a case-by-case basis.

Sealants last from three to five years, although it is fairly common to see adults with sealants still intact from their childhood. A dental sealant only provides protection when it is fully intact, so if your sealants come off, let your dentist know, and schedule an appointment for your teeth to be re-sealed.

Fluoride

Fluoride is effective in preventing cavities and tooth decay and in preventing plaque from building up and hardening on the tooth’s surface. A fluoride treatment in your dentist’s office takes just a few minutes. After the treatment, patients may be asked not to rinse, eat, or drink for at least 30 minutes in order to enable the teeth to absorb the fluoride. Depending on your oral health or your doctor’s recommendation, you may be required to have a fluoride treatment every three, six, or 12 months.

Digital X-Rays

Using the most advanced dental technology possible is just as important as staying up to date on the latest treatment techniques. Because our practice is dedicated to providing you with the safest and most convenient treatment options available, we utilize advanced digital X-ray technology in our office.

Digital X-rays provide several advanced imaging options, are designed to save time, create clearer dental photos, and expose patients to less radiation than traditional X-ray technology.

Our practice is focused on making your dental experience as comfortable as possible. At your next appointment, we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Fillings & Bonding

Fillings

Traditional dental restoratives, or fillings, may include gold, porcelain, and composite. Newer dental fillings include ceramic and plastic compounds that mimic the appearance of natural teeth. These compounds, often called composite resins, usually are used on the front teeth where a natural appearance is important. There are two different kinds of fillings: direct and indirect. Direct fillings are placed straight into a prepared cavity in a single visit. Indirect fillings generally require two or more visits. They may include inlays, onlays, veneers, crowns, and bridges fabricated with gold, base metal alloys, ceramics, or composites.

Bonding

Bonding is a conservative way to repair slightly chipped, discolored, or crooked teeth. During dental bonding, a white filling is placed on your tooth to improve its appearance. The filling “bonds” with your tooth, and because it can come in a variety of tooth-colored shades, it will closely match the appearance of your natural teeth.

Tooth bonding also can be used for tooth fillings instead of amalgam fillings. Many patients prefer bonded fillings because the white color is much less noticeable than silver amalgam fillings. Bonding fillings can be used on front and back teeth depending on the location and extent of tooth decay.

Bonding is less expensive than other cosmetic treatments and usually can be completed in one visit to our office. However, bonding can stain and is easier to break than other cosmetic treatments such as porcelain veneers. If it does break or chip, let your doctor know. The bonding generally can be easily patched or repaired in one visit.

Phone: 

(617) 713-3701

Address: 

1610 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120, United States

Hours:

Monday: 7:30am – 7:00pm
Tuesday: 7:30am – 7:00pm
Wednesday: 7:30am – 7:00pm
Thursday: 7:30am – 7:00pm
Friday: 7:30am – 4:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

WELCOMING NEW PATIENTS

$79

Includes Comprehensive Exam, X-Rays, Cleaning, Treatment Plan, Oral Cancer Screening, and Whole Health Checklist

 

At Great Hill Dental Partners, our goal is to provide you with the experience and quality of care that we would want for our own families.

EVENING & WEEKEND

We’re open evenings and weekends to accommodate your busy life. Call or request online.

WHOLE HEALTH DENTISTRY

We know oral health is directly related to your overall health and we provide the best in overall health care for our patients.

MULTI-SPECIALTY OFFICE

We offer a full range of general, cosmetic, and specialty services under one roof.

Insurance & Financing

We accept most dental insurances (note: at this time, we do not accept Mass. Health), as well as provide a number of easy-payment options to help make your care affordable. PLUS, since Great Hill Dental offers “one stop dentistry”, you can manage your costs through just one billing location, regardless of whatever treatment you may require.

In-Network Dental Plans

  • Delta Dental of Mass: Premier and PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Dental Blue: Indemnity and PPO
  • Altus: All
  • Cigna: PPO
  • Aetna: PPO/DHA
  • Assurant: PPO/DHA
  • United Concordia: PPO/DHA
  • Principal: All
  • Ameritas: PPO
  • Metlife
  • Guardian

Essential Dental Plan

Essential Dental Plan allows you to have the dental care you need at the savings you can afford. Get instant access to savings on all dental services plus free exams and X-rays. Choose individual, two-individual, or family coverage and enjoy peace of mind knowing you can maintain your oral health.

Care Credit

Care Credit is a third party healthcare credit card that helps finance healthcare related costs. Care Credit extends special financing options that you can’t get when using your Visa or MasterCard. Whether you use your healthcare credit card to cover your deductible, or to pay for treatments and procedures not covered by insurance, CareCredit helps make them possible today.

Other Payment Options

We also accept most Major Credit Cards, including Visa, MasterCard, and Discover, as well as CareCredit low interest financing, and checks.

New Patients are Always Welcome at our Practice!

Please feel free to call us or email us if you have any questions or wish to book an appointment.

Great Hill Dental Boston

Phone: 
(617) 404-1516

Address
1610 Tremont St. Boston
One Brigham Circle on the Green E Line
Boston, MA 02120

Hours

Monday: 7:30am – 7:00pm
Tuesday: 7:30am – 7:00pm
Wednesday: 7:30am – 7:00pm
Thursday: 7:30am – 7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday: Closed