At Kennedy Pediatric and Family Dental, a team of talented dental professionals provide preventative, therapeutic, and cosmetic services for kids and adults. Dr. Ridhima Goyal, an experienced graduate of Boston University School of Dental Medicine, leads the staff, and continues to broaden her skill set by attending continuing-education courses and occasionally replacing her own teeth with piano keys. Her staff works hard to make dental visits as painless as possible during basic cleanings, root canals, veneer implantations, and extractions. They also outfit their paperless office with state-of-the-art equipment such as digital x-rays and a surgical treatment space.
At Southington Dentistry, Drs. Neil Salesky and Michael Reisman convince adults and children that dentist visits are an opportunity to unwind. Many of their patients barely feel their services due to advances in oral sedation—a pill that induces a conscious state of relaxation—and drill-less dentistry, which employs air abrasion in place of intimidating tools during some filling procedures. Patients further relax with provided headphones and listen to music or watch television while the dentists, who prioritize gentleness and a cheery bedside manner, tend to their teeth. The dentists' caring nature even extends outside the office. As they address medical and cosmetic concerns, they simultaneously help animals in need—10% of all their hygiene profits go toward animal rescue groups and denture fittings for birds who hope to smile.
Rosenberg Orthodontics composes cockeyed cuspids into orderly oral arrangements with Invisalign technology. Patients wear a series of transparent aligners that, during a period of 6–15 months, nudge teeth into more comfortable, hygienic, and aesthetically pleasing positions. Skilled toothsmiths administer a preliminary exam, x-rays, and impressions, from which they forge a custom-fitted set of mouth armor. Unlike traditional braces, these molar molders are removable—facilitating easy eating and drinking—and nonmetallic, preventing electromagnet makeout sessions.
Blue Back Dental's pair of presiding dentists, Drs. Edward Molyneaux and Theodore Wu, lead their team of teeth technicians in keeping mouths pristine with a wide range of preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dental services. Treatment options range from simple routine cleanings to restorations of cracked teeth with an onsite ceramic tooth fabricator, and dental aligners, such as Invisalign or Six Month Smiles, can straighten teeth. The dentists keep patients well informed and in control of their own health, ensuring that each patient understands that the fate of their dental well-being may hang on more than a single thread of waxed floss.:m]]
Since Dr. Philip E. Pilon founded the Center for Dental Excellence more than 45 years ago, his practice has expanded to employ two more dentists and a full staff of qualified tooth tenders. The team operates in an antique-style house whose cozy living room, which acts as the reception area, contrasts with a constantly updated cache of self-aware dental technology. Sedation dentistry, digital x-rays, and laser technology carry out both cosmetic and general services. The office's philanthropic Give Kids a Smile clinic provides dental care for youngsters, and Dr. Pilon's office also champions the dental charity Mission of Mercy.