Francis McCarthy,DMD / Rosalia Gallo,DMD

Dr. McCarthy, Dr. Gallo, and the team at Andover Comprehensive Dental Care are commited to the oral health of their patients. They succeed in maintaining a professional, yet family-friendly environment that facilitates optimal oral health.

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It's easier to eat when you've got healthy teeth! Schedule an appointment today!

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It's easier to eat when you've got healthy teeth! Schedule an appointment today!

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The Best Mouthwash for Gums, To Keep Your Mouth Healthy and Fresh, According to Dentists 10/07/2021

The Best Mouthwash for Gums, To Keep Your Mouth Healthy and Fresh, According to Dentists

Are you wondering which mouthwash is best for you? It can be confusing when you are in the oral hygiene section at the store and trying to decide which mouthwash is best to use. Click the link to find out about different types of mouthwashes and which might be the best option for you.

The Best Mouthwash for Gums, To Keep Your Mouth Healthy and Fresh, According to Dentists Mouthwash does a lot more than freshen breath, you know.

Should You Use an Electric Toothbrush or a Manual Toothbrush? 10/05/2021

Should You Use an Electric Toothbrush or a Manual Toothbrush?

Do you use a manual toothbrush or an electric toothbrush?
Both are effective tools at removal of oral plaque that causes decay or disease. Click the link below to learn the pros and cons of each. Ask your dental health care provider at your next check up which is the best choice for you.

Should You Use an Electric Toothbrush or a Manual Toothbrush? What's better: an electric toothbrush or a manual? Consumer Reports shares what to know about cost, effectiveness, and safety when you're choosing.

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October is #NationalDentalHygieneMonth! This month is dedicated to promoting healthy mouths but also to celebrate our dental hygienists who work hard to help you with your oral health and overall health.

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October is #NationalDentalHygieneMonth! This month is dedicated to promoting healthy mouths but also to celebrate our dental hygienists who work hard to help you with your oral health and overall health.

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10/01/2021
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Having trouble reaching the back of your teeth with your toothbrush? Here's the solution! ;-)

Having trouble reaching the back of your teeth with your toothbrush? Here's the solution! ;-)

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Sometimes sealants need to be replaced to keep your children free from cavities. Here's why: http://bit.ly/1JXCSHs

Sometimes sealants need to be replaced to keep your children free from cavities. Here's why: http://bit.ly/1JXCSHs

Sensitive Teeth: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, and More 09/27/2021

Sensitive Teeth: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, and More

Are your teeth sensitive but your not sure why? Teeth sensitivity is caused for a variety of reasons. Click the link below to find out more. If you have any questions please give us a call.

Sensitive Teeth: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, and More While pain caused by hot or cold foods could be a sign of a cavity, it’s also common in people who have sensitive teeth. Here’s what you need to know.

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#Dental Facts Only: Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in your body!

#Dental Facts Only: Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in your body!

09/22/2021

Today is the first day of the fall season 🍂. Football games, crisp air, warm apple pie are some of the things we enjoy about fall. What is your favorite part of fall?

Today is the first day of the fall season 🍂. Football games, crisp air, warm apple pie are some of the things we enjoy about fall. What is your favorite part of fall?

Dental Implants - Getting to the Root of Things 09/20/2021

Dental Implants - Getting to the Root of Things

Thinking about dental implants? Here's how they work! http://bit.ly/Xqhybd

Dental Implants - Getting to the Root of Things With regular dental care and some luck, you may never be a candidate for a dental implant, but knowing about them ahead of time will help inform your decision should the need ever arise. So, what are implants, how do they work, and who needs them?How Does a Dental Implant Work?Dental implants are ar...

Dental Sealants: What They Are and How They Work 09/16/2021

Dental Sealants: What They Are and How They Work

Dental sealants are a coating placed in the grooves of the chewing surface of the permanent back teeth. Click the link to find out more about dental sealants and how they work.

Dental Sealants: What They Are and How They Work Every dentist wants to ensure children’s teeth are as healthy as possible, and one of the first preventive measures they usually recommend is dental sealants.  In fact, The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends placing dental sealants on the first and second set of permanent molars, ...

Over Brushing Teeth: Too Much Of A Good Thing 09/15/2021

Over Brushing Teeth: Too Much Of A Good Thing

Do you brush your teeth too hard? Click the link below to find out what can happen if you brush too hard and what you can do to prevent it.

Over Brushing Teeth: Too Much Of A Good Thing If you care about your oral hygiene, you brush your teeth twice a day. But if frequent brushing is a good thing, then how can over brushing teeth be risky?

09/14/2021

A big THANK YOU to JC for the beautiful gift basket for our team . JC is a college student who is interested in pursuing dentistry and came in over the summer to observe Dr. McCarthy and Dr. Gallo. We wish him all the best!!

A big THANK YOU to JC for the beautiful gift basket for our team . JC is a college student who is interested in pursuing dentistry and came in over the summer to observe Dr. McCarthy and Dr. Gallo. We wish him all the best!!

[09/13/21]   The power has been restored to the area and we are now open. Thank you 🙂

[09/13/21]   There is currently a power outage in the area and our office will be closed until 2pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Wisdom Teeth - American Dental Association 09/13/2021

Wisdom Teeth - American Dental Association

Wisdom teeth are the third molars in the back of our mouths. If they grow in completely, healthy, and are able to be cleaned then they don't always need to be removed. If however they are not growing in properly and are causing problems with your other teeth then your dentist will recommend a consultation with an oral surgeon. Click the link below to learn more.

Wisdom Teeth - American Dental Association Learn more about wisdom teeth and why they sometimes require removal.

09/11/2021

#NEVERFORGET

#NEVERFORGET

09/09/2021

Do you bite your nails? Nail biting is a habit that can harm more than just your nails.

How nail biting affects your oral health:
🦷Increases your risk of chipping, cracking, and breaking teeth.
🦷Increases your risk for bruxism (a chronic teeth grinding habit) which can lead to facial pain, headaches, and teeth sensitivity.
🦷Damage to the TMJ which can result in painful jaw or chewing difficulty.

Do you bite your nails? Nail biting is a habit that can harm more than just your nails.

How nail biting affects your oral health:
🦷Increases your risk of chipping, cracking, and breaking teeth.
🦷Increases your risk for bruxism (a chronic teeth grinding habit) which can lead to facial pain, headaches, and teeth sensitivity.
🦷Damage to the TMJ which can result in painful jaw or chewing difficulty.

Electric Toothbrush vs. Manual Toothbrush: Which Is Better? 09/08/2021

Electric Toothbrush vs. Manual Toothbrush: Which Is Better?

Ever wonder which is better to use - a manual toothbrush or electric toothbrush? Click the link below to find out more!

Electric Toothbrush vs. Manual Toothbrush: Which Is Better? Electric and manual toothbrushes are both effective at removing plaque and reducing your risk of gingivitis. Electric toothbrushes may be slightly more effective but can be expensive. Manual toothbrushes may be a better option for many who don’t want to spend the extra money. Read on to learn the ...

Patients with Heart Conditions: Why Your Dentist Needs to Know 09/07/2021

Patients with Heart Conditions: Why Your Dentist Needs to Know

Do you have a heart condition? Don't forget to tell us before your next appointment. Click the link to find out more.

Patients with Heart Conditions: Why Your Dentist Needs to Know If you have heart disease, a heart condition even as minor as a murmur, or have recently had heart surgery, it’s important to let your dentist know about your condition before your visit. Taking this extra precaution can be vitally important to safeguarding your health.

09/06/2021

We hope you have had a great weekend!. Enjoy your day today and remember, don't open those bottles with your teeth 😁

We hope you have had a great weekend!. Enjoy your day today and remember, don't open those bottles with your teeth 😁

Gum That Is Good For Your Teeth: Too Good To Be True? 09/02/2021

Gum That Is Good For Your Teeth: Too Good To Be True?

Do you love to chew gum 😊? Did you know that chewing gum can be good for your teeth 🤔? Click the link below to find out more.

Gum That Is Good For Your Teeth: Too Good To Be True? You can't go past a cash register in a convenience store, pharmacy or grocery store these days without running into a display… Read more at Colgate.com

Do I Need A Toothbrush Sanitizer? 09/01/2021

Do I Need A Toothbrush Sanitizer?

Everyday we brush our teeth to remove food particles and bacteria so we can keep our teeth and gums healthy. Your mouth is left cleaner but your toothbrush... not so much. Click the link below to find out why you should clean your toothbrush and ways you can.

Do I Need A Toothbrush Sanitizer? Is a toothbrush sanitizer necessary to keep your oral hygiene routine clean at home and on the go? Find out more about toothbrush sanitizers here.

Mouthguards Prevent Dental Injuries - Association 08/30/2021

Mouthguards Prevent Dental Injuries - Association

It's hard to believe it is the end of August! Kids are gearing up to go back to school and fall sports are beginning. Just a friendly reminder -make sure the kids wear a mouth guard and protect their teeth 🙂.

Mouthguards Prevent Dental Injuries - Association Mouthguards, also called mouth protectors, help cushion a blow to the face, minimizing the risk of broken teeth and injuries to your lips, tongue, face or jaw. Mouthguards prevent dental injuries

[08/30/21]   Congratulations to the McCarthy family 🎉!! On Thursday, August 26 Dr. McCarthy’s son John and his wife Erin welcomed their first child, a son, into the world. We are so excited for them and can’t wait to meet baby McCarthy 👶🏼😊!!

Can Receding Gums Grow Back? | Colgate® 08/26/2021

Can Receding Gums Grow Back? | Colgate®

Ever hear the saying "getting long in the tooth?" Gum recession is a common condition that happens for different reasons. Click the link below to find out more!

Can Receding Gums Grow Back? | Colgate® Gum recession happens for a number of reasons, from brushing your teeth with too much pressure to grinding your teeth. Learn more about what causes gums to recede and how to treat it here.

How Poor Dental Care Can Affect Your Overall Health 08/25/2021

How Poor Dental Care Can Affect Your Overall Health

Did you know that there is a link between your oral health and your overall health? Click the link to find out more!

How Poor Dental Care Can Affect Your Overall Health Although you probably understand that poor dental care can lead to cavities, did you know that other, more serious health… Read more at Colgate.com

08/24/2021

It's gonna be a hot one 🥵!!!
The next few days will be hot and humid. Make sure to drink plenty of water and keep your body hydrated 😁

It's gonna be a hot one 🥵!!!
The next few days will be hot and humid. Make sure to drink plenty of water and keep your body hydrated 😁

When To Take A Child To A Dentist For The First Time 08/23/2021

When To Take A Child To A Dentist For The First Time

https://www.colgate.com/en-us/oral-health/kids-oral-care/when-to-take-a-child-to-a-dentist-for-the-first-time

When To Take A Child To A Dentist For The First Time The American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommend that a child's first visit should be when the first tooth erupts in the mouth.

Teeth Bonding: What to Expect If You Have Your Teeth Bonded 08/19/2021

Teeth Bonding: What to Expect If You Have Your Teeth Bonded

Did you know it's possible to restore a chipped, cracked, or discolored tooth to it's natural beauty in a single visit? The process is simple, the least expensive option to repair your smile, and is strong and durable. You may be surprised how easy it is to put that smile back in business and join the ranks of many of our patient who have done the same. Call us if you would like to learn more or would like to schedule an appointment.

Teeth Bonding: What to Expect If You Have Your Teeth Bonded Teeth bonding is one way to repair damaged teeth and improve the appearance of yellow, stained, or discolored teeth. Performed by your dentist, this dental procedure can help keep your teeth healthy and attractive.

Diabetes And Dental Health 08/12/2021

Diabetes And Dental Health

Diabetes is a serious illness that has an impact on circulation, visual acuity, heart and kidney function. Did you know it can also have a significant impact on your oral health? Click the link below to find out more.

https://www.patientconnect365.com/DentalHealthTopics/Article/Diabetes_And_Dental_Health

Diabetes And Dental Health 25.8 million children and adults in the United States – 8.3% of the population – have diabetes. And not too far behind those 25.8 million are the estimated 79 million Americans with prediabetes. What's worse, the increasing prevalence of Type II diabetes has become so staggering, the Internation...

Should You Floss Before or After Brushing? Research and More 08/11/2021

Should You Floss Before or After Brushing? Research and More

Do you ever wonder if you should brush your teeth first or floss your teeth first? Click the link below to find out 🙂

https://www.healthline.com/health/dental-and-oral-health/floss-before-or-after-brushing

Should You Floss Before or After Brushing? Research and More You might think that as long as you floss and brush your teeth, your oral hygiene is perfect. But the order in which you do these things could make a difference.

History Of Toothbrushes And Toothpastes 08/03/2021

History Of Toothbrushes And Toothpastes

Ever wonder where the toothbrush and toothpaste originated from? Click the link to find out more 🙂!

History Of Toothbrushes And Toothpastes Read more about the history of toothpaste and toothbrushes here.

Coping with Dental Anxiety – American Dental Association 08/02/2021

Coping with Dental Anxiety – American Dental Association

Having dental anxiety is normal, but don't let it keep you from going to the dentist. Click the link below to learn more how to manage your dental fears.

Coping with Dental Anxiety – American Dental Association Scared of going to the dentist? Here are three strategies to try to make your next dental visit a positive experience.

Our Story

Our dentists Francis R. McCarthy, DMD, and Rosalia A. Gallo, DMD, and their compassionate staff members are committed to the oral health of our patients. We succeed in maintaining a professional, yet family-friendly environment that facilitates optimal oral health for the whole family.

Patients from Andover, North Andover, North Reading, Methuen and other towns in Essex and Middlesex counties know they can come to our practice for quality cosmetic and family dental services. With our wide-range of services, we can help patients of all ages achieve their best smile yet.

Our services here at the office of Francis R. McCarthy, DMD, include (but are not limited to):
• Preventive Care
• Cleanings
• Pediatric Dentistry
• Fillings
• Fluoride Treatments
• Teeth Whitening
• Tooth-Colored Bonded Restorations
• Porcelain Veneers
• Dental Implant Restorations
• Porcelain Crowns

Schedule an appointment with us today. We look forward to helping you smile!

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15 Central St
Andover, MA
01810

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 7am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 7am - 2pm
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