Oral Health and Oral Hygiene

Oral health covers the important daily activities and dental tools necessary to maintain a healthy mouth. The articles below are about cleaning teeth, dental equipment, developing routines, and finding solutions to common oral health problems. If you do not see what you are looking for, contact our Cambridge dental office to set up an individual consultation.


Solve Tooth Pain Before It Is An Emergency

Why Waiting For It To Go Away Is A Huge Mistake At Fresh Pond Dental in Cambridge we care about our patients' wellbeing in our office in Cambridge and during their lives between visits. We are a family dentist in Cambridge and see many patients in o ...

How Dentistry Has Improved in the Past 10 Years

  When it comes to unique, quality, pain-free dental care, time is on your side. In the past ten years many advancements in dental technology have given dentists solutions to many traditional oral health problems. In the past it may have taken ...

How Added Fluoride in Water Helps Prevent Cavities

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for over seventy years people in the United States have been drinking water with fluoride. The estimate is that approximately 200 million people drink water with concentrations of .8 to 1.2 mg of adde ...

The Importance of Dental Instrument Sterilization

At Fresh Pond Dental, we take our jobs seriously and we do everything in our power to ensure our facility is clean, our dental instruments are sterilized and our patients have the safest environment possible for their dental appointments. Dental cent ...

To ALL of our patients: TAKE CONTROL of the Health of Your Mouth!

We have partnered with Care Credit – so you can get the care you need NOW instead of waiting. Even if you have dental insurance, Mass Health and/or Flexible Spending accounts at work – YOU may benefit from special financing options, INTER ...

A Dental Hygienists Work Never Ends

A lot goes on behind the scenes at our dental office in Cambridge, MA. It may be the dentists that take center stage but the show couldn’t possibly go on without our exceptional staff of dental hygienists. In addition to making patients feel co ...

When Dental Emergencies Strike, We Fight Back!

Life happens! Your dental center in Cambridge, MA, understands that sometimes emergencies arise and waiting for an appointment is not an option. It may be a lost filling, a broken tooth, toothache, chipped or broken tooth, abscess or another dental r ...

What`s Lurking Beneath Your Gums?

In order to maintain healthy teeth, it’s imperative that you maintain healthy gums. The sole purpose of gums is to hold your teeth in place and protect the base of your teeth. This is where connective tissue attaches the teeth to bone. So when ...

Protecting Your Teeth While Pregnant

Becoming pregnant is one of the greatest gifts in the world, but with it comes hardships that many first-time mothers are unaware of and unprepared for. One of the issues that pregnant women face is dental problems. This is because of the hormonal ch ...

Common Dental Problems: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

You can tell a lot about a person’s health based on their oral health. If your teeth and gums are rotting away, then there’s a good chance that there are underlying health problems that are plaguing you as well. Some illnesses can cause p ...

Consult a Dentist

Whether you need a complete dental exam or a complete dental restorations, root canal therapy, dentures, or cosmetic dentistry - it's a great idea to consult a dentist in Cambridge dental office. Fresh Pond Dental welcomes patients of all ages to ou ...

Dental Hygienist

One of the most important members of our staff at Fresh Pond Dental is our certified dental hygienist. Every patient who comes to us for their dental health care will at some point require the professional dental services of our dental hygienist. Th ...

Restorative Dentistry Basics

Restorative dentistry refers to dental procedures that are used to fix broken, missing or discolored teeth. This includes dental services like veneers, dental porcelain, dentures and Invisalign invisible braces. When you need restorative dentistry do ...

The Effects of Bulimia on Your Teeth

While dentists often talk about tooth decay and more common causes of enamel erosion like overindulging in soft drinks, sugar-filled candy, and more, another underlying concern remains unaddressed - bulimia. People suffering from this condition for e ...

Negative Effects of Acid Reflux on Your Teeth

If you regularly feel uncomfortable after a large meal, experience heartburn, or a lingering acidic or bitter taste, you might have acid reflux disease. Do not mistakenly assume this is trivial. Acid reflux can have lifelong, adverse effects on your ...

Tips for Daily Denture Care

If you have dentures or are interested in them, there are a few rules of thumb about denture care to keep in mind. At Fresh Pond Dental, we always advise our patients with new dentures to keep these steps in mind. Following them will help maintain t ...

Nutrition and Your Teeth

There are many approaches to good healthcare, but not all of them promote good nutrition and oral health. Some modern diets eliminate entire food groups to achieve successful weight loss. This can result in malnutrition when it comes to certain key v ...

Toothaches Are a Call for Help

Toothaches are your body’s way of telling you something is wrong. If this is due to an oral condition, you may experience: Sharp pains Soreness Swelling Bad breath Fever Headaches While not pleasant, these can be caused by a number o ...

Oral Health and You

Hygiene and dental care are a must to keep your teeth in the best possible shape.  At Fresh Pond Dental Clinic in Cambridge, we want to be sure you have the information necessary to do just that. So, here are a few words of wisdom to h ...

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Hours Of Operation

Monday 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Tuesday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday 9:30AM - 6:30PM
Friday 9:30AM - 5:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Sunday Closed

Our Location

180 Alewife Brook Parkway, Cambridge, MA 02138
Located at Fresh Pond Mall next to Whole Foods store

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Insurance

We accept all major insurance plans such as Delta Dental, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna, MetLife, Altus and many more. We also accept Mass Health, Commonwealth Care Plans (type I) and United Health Care SCO. Do not hesitate to call our treatment coordinators if you have any questions or concerns regarding your insurance benefits