Frequently Asked Questions

The world always looks brighter from behind a smile.

What languages are fluently spoken at Alpha Dental?

We are fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese to accommodate for the American, Hispanic, and Brazilian populations of the greater Boston area.

What can I do if I grind my teeth at night/have jaw soreness in the morning?

We are able to supply you with a custom-fit mouth guard that will be more comfortable to sleep in than over-the-counter mouth guards since it fits perfectly to your bite.

Are the myths true about root canals being really painful?

Not at all! We make sure that we supply the right amount of anesthetic to the treated tooth so that your procedure will be as painless as possible.

At what age should I start bringing my children to the dentist?

It is recommended that you bring your child to the dentist once he/she has reached 1 year of age. Early on, it is good to keep track of their dental development, as well as receive tips and information about how to keep their mouth clean at an early age.

I’m not sure what procedures my insurance covers. How can I find out which ones it does?

It would be best to call your insurance company directly to see what services they do cover. You can also contact our office for any further information.

How often should I come to the dentist for checkups and cleanings?

It is recommended that you visit the dentist at least twice a year to maintain good oral health.

My tooth really hurts and I need to see a dentist ASAP. Do you accept emergency patients?

Absolutely! Do not hesitate to call the office and make an immediate appointment to get treatment for your painful tooth. We are more than welcome to accommodate you.

I am in need of treatment but do not have enough money to cover it. What can I do?

Call into our office and we can talk over different options and payment plans that might work best for you. Your health is always the first priority!