The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives, including our focus on infection control. If you need dental care after weeks in quarantine, you’ll probably be looking for a “safe dentist near me” specifically. Thankfully, your Winthrop dentist has implemented several additional safety measures to safeguard your health while you receive the dental treatment you need. Find out how they’re helping you practice social distancing when you come in for your appointment during COVID-19.(more…)
May 18, 2020
April 25, 2020
During the quarantine, you’re doing your best to practice social distancing and stay home. You’re working from home, ordering your groceries online, and avoiding direct contact with other people as much as possible. Now is not the time to take unnecessary risks, which is why many businesses, stores, and practices are temporarily closed. Although your emergency dentist in Winthrop is still available for urgent treatment, you want to avoid putting you or their staff at risk of infection. In this blog post, you’ll learn how you can prevent dental emergencies during the quarantine and keep your smile healthy until some normalcy returns.(more…)
March 27, 2020
Do you enjoy listening to podcasts? Perhaps you listen to them as you do chores around the house, while you work out at the gym, or on your commute to work. Podcasts can be great resources for information and advice, entertainment, and motivation. We are excited to announce that all three generations of Brooks dentists recently participated in a podcast for Boston University, where both Dr. Howard and Dr. Stephanie attended dental school. During this podcast, they discuss running a family business, learning to adapt to the ever-evolving field of dentistry, and consistently delivering exceptional dental care to our patients. Before you listen to the podcast about your dentist in Boston, take a few minutes to learn more about each generation at Brooks Dental.(more…)
February 28, 2020
Right around this time of year, you can’t go anywhere without seeing red and pink hearts and for good reason. In February, we can celebrate not only love but heart health as well. It makes sense that February is Heart Disease Awareness Month, intended to help people learn more about the cause of 1 in every 4 deaths in the United States. If you visit us this month, don’t be surprised if you see us wearing red to help spread awareness!
You may already know some ways you can keep your heart healthy, such as regular exercise and eating more fruits and vegetables, but did you know that you can improve your heart health by taking care of your smile? It’s true! In fact, February is also Gum Disease Awareness Month, and by the end of this newsletter, you’ll understand why these two diseases share a month.(more…)
February 18, 2020
It’s the beginning of a new year and a new decade! Do you have goals for this year? We certainly do. This month is the perfect time to reflect on the past year and look ahead to positive changes, and we want to take this opportunity to share our thoughts with you, our amazing patients.(more…)
January 31, 2020
WE ARE PROUD TO HONOR BROOKS DENTAL FOR 60 YEARS OF SERVICE!
Brooks Dental is incredibly proud to be serving the residents of Winthrop and surrounding communities. It’s amazing to think that we’ve been established right here in Winthrop Center for 60 years now. Dr. Barry, Dr. Howard, and Dr. Stephanie Brooks are honored to continue the Brooks Dental legacy.(more…)
December 2, 2019
At Brooks Dental, we’ve been incredibly grateful to Winthrop and the surrounding communities for giving us the opportunity to provide exceptional dentistry, whether we are preventing dental disease or cosmetically enhancing smiles. Recently, one of our patients was ecstatic with the results of her cosmetic treatment, and we’re honored to share her personal testimonial in this month’s newsletter.
Zoe worked with Dr. Stephanie to choose the right treatment that would accomplish her goal of improving her smile. Below, we’ll be highlighting Zoe’s experience throughout the veneer process. If you’ve been considering improving your smile and think cosmetic dentistry is right for you, read on to learn more and follow Zoe’s story. (more…)
September 30, 2019
When tooth pain strikes, you might find yourself asking a lot of questions. Is it simply caused by food that is stuck between my teeth?, or is it something that is more serious. Depending on the type of discomfort you’re experiencing, your tooth may be in far worse condition than you might think. In this instance, it’s best that you make a call to the dentists at Brooks Dental for additional guidance and necessary treatment.
July 9, 2019
Bruxism, also known as chronic teeth grinding, affects millions of people. It oftentimes occurs in your sleep, which makes it more difficult to diagnose. Some people experience no symptoms whatsoever. Some experience a sore jaw, tension headaches, and a stiff neck. And some exhibit symptoms such as irregular, interrupted sleep patterns. Believe it or not, bruxism can point us in the direction of diagnosing a rather serious disorder known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
June 25, 2019
The summer vacation is just around the corner, which means your child’s daily habits are about to make a dramatic change. Sleeping in, no daily homework assignments and open schedules can dramatically affect their routines. Of course, this includes their daily oral care, which is never something that should be left by the wayside. At Brooks Dental, the last thing the dentists want to see is your child’s clean mouth become filled with cavities by the time the fall season appears. (more…)