Dr Maria Cardenas sitting in a treatment room in the dental clinic in Wellesley and talking to a patient who is sitting in the dental chair.




National Oral Cancer and Facial Protection awareness month

  April is national oral cancer awareness month, which raises awareness on oral cancer screenings and facial ... Read More


The American Dental Association recommends that you visit your dentist at least twice a year to get a routine ... Read More

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

    February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. The American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors this movement ... Read More

To Floss Before or After?

Whatever your style - flosser, string, AirFloss - you have heard that flossing is one of the best things you can do to ... Read More

Scaling and Root Planing-What you need to know.

Before and After Scaling and Root Planning is a deep cleaning below the gumline used to treat gum disease. Gum disease ... Read More

Oral and throat cancer, what you need to know.

Cancer can develop in and around the mouth or in the throat. Cancer that develops on the lips, in front of the mouth, ... Read More

What do hygienists do?

    Hygienists are specially trained to professionally clean teeth and assist in the prevention of dental disease. ... Read More

Bleeding Gums: The Cause And When To See The Dentist

Our gums have a very important job; after all they protect our roots and teeth from bacteria. Our gums should be a ... Read More

Helpful Oral Health Care Tips For Teens

    Creating good oral hygiene habits early on can lead to better oral health throughout an individual’s life. We ... Read More

Spring Updates

      "Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat." Laura Wilder. Let’s melt away our ... Read More

Pregnancy and the importance of oral care

We are often times asked questions by our patients when they expecting their first child. It is important to inform ... Read More

Are you experiencing signs of halitosis?

  Are you experiencing signs of halitosis (bad breath)? Are you constantly covering your mouth with your hands when you ... Read More

Helpful information about Gum Disease

  Telma one of our hygienists will be sharing with you some helpful information about gum disease. If you are ... Read More

Signs you may benefit from an occlusal appliance

Teeth grinding also known as bruxism can have a large impact on the overall health of our teeth. Bruxism is a condition ... Read More

Why we are implementing pH testing as part of our hygiene visits?

  ph Testing Having an overall healthy pH balance can be very beneficial. Our pH of the mouth is measured by the level ... Read More