Newburyport Family Dental Care

Friendly Staff. Excellent Service. Beautiful Smiles. Your dental health will always be our primary concern. You can trust us to be considerate, caring, honest and gentle.

We firmly believe in preventing problems where possible and, where not, in providing the longest-lasting and most comfortable restorations available. Dentistry is a fast-changing field and you may be surprised at the many new alternatives available to whiten teeth or replace missing ones. We strive to embrace technology for the benefit of our patients, and are proud to offer digital x-rays which a

Operating as usual 07/18/2017

What Your Mouth Says About Your Heart Health

Keeping your mouth healthy is good for your heart! Click here to find out why Periodontitis and your heart health are linked, the infection of the gums raises risk of heart attacks, but treatment may lower heart disease risk. 07/10/2017

Dentures, illnesses are common causes of halitosis

Poorly fitted dentures are one cause of bad breath. Learn about the others here. Q. I was wondering if older people get bad breath more than younger folks. A. I could find no direct correlation between aging and halitosis, which 07/06/2017

Most popular elective dental procedure? Teeth whitening |

Teeth whitening is just one of the dental services the public is increasingly making use of. Area dentist Mark Evans highlights some trends he sees in his profession.


Happy 4th of July from Newburyport Family Dental Care! 06/28/2017

Keeping up with dental care challenging for many seniors - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Seniors face particular oral health issues which they and their caregivers need to be aware of. Proper oral care gets more critical, and often less affordable, as older people age 06/20/2017

Link between drug use and poor dental health confirmed -- ScienceDaily

A new study confirms that people who use drugs experience higher rates of tooth decay and oral pathology. A new review has found that dental patients with substance use disorders have more tooth decay and periodontal disease than the general population, but are less likely to receive dental care. With drug use increasing by approximately three million new users each year, this is a problem that won't di...


Happy Flag Day from Newburyport Family Dental Care! 06/12/2017

Dental implants with antibacterial activity and designed to facilitate integration into the bone -- ScienceDaily

Researchers are exploring how to make implants resistant to bacteria, but oral hygiene remains paramount. Scientists are developing coatings for dental implants to help ensure successful implantation. 06/08/2017

Importance of Appropriate Dental Care for Children with Autism

Dental comfort is especially important for kids on the autism spectrum. Parents often complain about their children’s dental issues. However, the number seems to be greater for parents of autistic children. Most parents with Autistic children rate their dental health as either poor or fair. A dental surgeon could make recommendations that could pose many challenges to t... 05/30/2017

How Bad Is It to Brush Your Teeth Only Once a Day? | Reader's Digest

Skipping brushings increases the odds of periodontal disease. Think of your tooth brush, floss and mouth rinse as the good guys of oral health care. The bad guys are bacteria. "Bacteria thrive on food left on or in...


Have a safe Memorial Day!


Wishing you a happy and healthy Ramadan! 05/24/2017

Root Canals Explained

From the American Association of Endodontists: learn all about root canals. Has your dentist or endodontist told you that you need root canal treatment? If so, you're not alone. Millions of teeth are treated and saved each year with root canal, or endodontic, treatment. This page explains root canal treatment in detail and how it can relieve your tooth pain and save your sm 05/18/2017

Heart disease risk higher with latent tooth infection - Medical News Today

Root tip infections are now linked to heart disease. Researchers find people with apical periodontitis - inflammation of the tooth pulp, which is often asymptomatic - may be at greater risk for heart disease.


Happy Arbor Day from Newburyport Family Dental Care! 04/26/2017

Ci******es Aren't Cool, California Teens Say

It's great news that smoking is declining. But ni****ne is toxic through any delivery method. But kids still don't see ni****ne as addictive and may opt for e-cigarettes instead


Happy Earth Day from Newburyport Family Dental Care! 04/21/2017

8 Ways to Relieve Tooth Sensitivity | Everyday Health

Toothache? Learn to make your teeth less sensitive with eight simple tips. About 1 in 8 people have sensitive teeth, which could be related to brushing habits or your diet choices. Try these steps to ease and prevent tooth pain.


Happy Easter from Newburyport Family Dental Care! 04/12/2017

Scientists Find Antibody that Hinders the Spread of Certain Cancer Cells | Sci-Tech Today

Scientists may have made a key discovery in the fight against oral cancer. But a cure is still years away. Researchers have taken a key step in unraveling one of nature's most malignant mysteries: How do cancerous tumor cells that establish a beachhead in one organ strike out in search of new territory?


Wishing you a happy and healthy Passover! 04/03/2017

1-Minute Daily Tips for Healthy Teeth | Everyday Health

Cheese can whiten your teeth! Learn why and other tips. Following these simple — and quick — do-it-yourself steps can keep your teeth healthy. 03/29/2017

Most Adults Surveyed Don’t Know E-Cigarette Use Deposits Ni****ne on Indoor Surfaces

Parents should know that va**ng exposes children to toxins at home. Their teeth, and overall health, are at risk. ​​​​​​ 03/24/2017

What Really Happens If You Only Brush Your Teeth Once A Day? | Prevention

Do you find yourself skipping brushing before bed? Read this to learn what can happen! How only brushing teeth once a day could leave you with gum disease and cavities. 03/22/2017

The elderly and dental tooth creams: Creams help protect enamel and control sensitivity - Registered Dental Hygienist

Dry mouth causes lots of problems for seniors. But now, dental creams can keep your mouth healthy and looking great! Dr. William Paveletz reviews tooth creams for how they control sensitivity in elderly patients.


Happy St. Patrick's Day from Newburyport Family Dental Care! 03/15/2017

Research: Treating gingivitis reduces risk of preterm low-weight births | Dental Tribune International

Gingivitis is linked to premature births. Oral care is especially important during pregnancy, study finds. DENVER, Colo., USA: A recent study by Procter and Gamble, building on a decade-long research effort, confirms an ever-strengthening correlation between successful treatment of gingivitis during pregnancy and dramatically reducing the chances of a premature, low-weight birth. Dr. Robert Gerlach, a re... 03/13/2017

9 Highly Effective Solutions For Painfully Sensitive Teeth | Prevention

Tooth sensitivity can really become bothersome. Check out 9 ways to reverse it! Over time, as our gums recede, our nerves become more vulnerable to pain. Reverse your sensitivity with these 10 tips. 03/10/2017

The Crazy Way Seltzer Water Could Actually Rot Your Teeth | Prevention

Are you a fan of seltzer water? Click through to learn if your favorite drink could be harming your teeth! You may think sparkling water is a healthier alternative to soda, but your teeth disagree. 03/08/2017

Most nursing home patients refuse dental care during stay, UB study concludes - University at Buffalo

Older people often don't get dental care, even when it's free. Some dentists are hoping to change that. BUFFALO, N.Y. – Nearly 90 percent of patients at long-term care facilities don’t take advantage of dental services, even when they are free, a recent study by University at Buffalo researchers has found. 03/01/2017

New CDC Vital Signs: Dental Sealants Prevent Cavities

| CDC Online Newsroom | CDC

The CDC strongly recommends expanding school dental sealant programs. Find out how they can help your child. CDC public health news, press releases, government public health news, medical and disease news, story ideas, photos. 02/27/2017

What Are Your Teeth Telling You? | Prevention

Gum disease can be especially dangerous during pregnancy. Find out why, here! Women's health and the warning signs for gum disease. 02/24/2017

9 Ways You're Staining Your Teeth Without Even Knowing It | Prevention

Do you struggle with keeping a white smile even though you brush & floss? It could be due to of these reasons! Nine foods you would never have guessed are staining your teeth. Avoid these 9 foods for whiter teeth. 02/22/2017

Denture Tips

We can help you adjust to wearing dentures. Remember to let us know how they fit so we can adjust them to fit as comfortably as possible. Here are some other useful tips about dentures! Dentures replace natural teeth lost to injury or disease. There are various types of complete dentures. Conventional full dentures are made and fitted after the remaining teeth are removed and tissues healed. On the other hand, an immediate complete denture is fitted beforehand and inserted as soon… 02/22/2017

Dental program for developmentally disabled patients marks 40 years - News - - New Bedford, MA

This Massachusetts dental program serves special needs patients. Learn how dentists are striving for better service. Four decades after a court order prompted the state government to partner with Tufts University to provide dental care to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, a network of clinics continues that mission across Massachusetts.“To provide care to a group of patients who arguably wou...




21 Storey Avenue
Newburyport, MA

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 7pm
Wednesday 8am - 5:30pm
Thursday 8am - 5:30pm
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