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  • Selected to serve on MDS Guest Board
    I have been selected to be on the Massachusetts Dental Society Guest Board. The MDS created the Guest Board member program in 2006 to broaden the composition of the board. Naturally, Read more
  • Frequently Asked Questions about ZOOM Teeth Whitening
    I receive a lot of questions about ZOOM Teeth whitening from my patients, so I thought I should compile a list of the most frequently asked questions together with my Read more
  • MA Senate Restores Coverage for Dental Fillings for Adults
    Finally some good news! The Massachusetts Senate restored coverage for dental fillings for MassHealth members. The issue is before the conference committee. Hopefully, it will pass this final hurdle as Read more
  • Massachusetts get a 'B' for Dental Sealants
      The Pew Center recently released a report on dental sealants across the country, grading each state (and D.C.) on its performance in providing sealants. The grades failed to impress: only 5 states (Alaska, Maine, Read more
  • Local Media Coverage
      The local media has covered my acceptance into the Massachusetts Dental Society Leadership Institute quite extensively.  The local Hopkinton newspaper has an article titled, "Local Worcester Dentist Accepted into Training Program". Read more
  • Full Arch Reconstruction Seminar
    Just completed a wonderful 2-day seminar of Full Arch Reconstruction in Salt Lake City, Utah. I am posing with Dr. James Downs who is an outstanding instructor.  Here are some 'Before' Read more
  • New York Times Article on Medicaid Cuts
      A great article on the nationwide Medicaid cuts in dental coverage for adults in the New York Times. One piece of good news - starting in January, Massachusetts Medicaid will Read more
  • What is Pericoronitis?
    My husband recently suffered from pericoronitis. Pericoronitis is a dental disorder in which the gum tissue around the molar teeth becomes swollen and infected. This disorder usually occurs as a Read more
  • Accepted to MDS Leadership Institute!
    I just heard that I was accepted to the Mass Dental Society 2012-2014 Leadership Institute. The MDS Leadership Institute is designed to empower participating dentists with the necessary tools and Read more
  • If Your Teeth Could Talk
    If your teeth could talk - the mouth offers clues to disorders and diseases and dentists could play a larger role in patient care. The eyes may be the window to Read more
  • Teeth Whitening at the Dentist Vs. Over-The-Counter Teeth Whitening
    You may be tempted to buy over-the-counter teeth whitening kits, given their proliferation expecially on the Internet. Not only are they not made to fit your mouth exactly, it may Read more
  • How Often Should I Get a Cleaning?
    Some of my patients are surprised (or should I say, upset) when I suggest that they come in for a cleaning more frequently than six months. Their reply in most Read more
  • Invisalign Pictures - Before and After
    These 'Before and After' pictures show that Invisalign treatment has helped to correct the crowded and protruded appearance of the front teeth. The patient now has a perfectly aligned set Read more
  • Whitening Toothpastes - How Good Are They?
    Most of the teeth whitening toothpastes work through the action of mild abrasives. All toothpastes contain a little abrasive material to improve their cleaning action. Whitening toothpastes contain additional polishing Read more
  • Trials of a Patient
    The following is a personal note from Raj, a patient of mine that illustrates the potential issues when you receive treatment at a location which is not your place of Read more
  • Which is the Right Whitening Option?
    Your smile is the first thing that other people notice about you. Whitening your teeth adds confidence to your smile - as your grand mother used to say, it all Read more

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Pleasant Street Dental


101 Pleasant Street, Suite 201.
Worcester, MA 01609
Phone: (508) 752-2485

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Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

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