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  • Year-End Insurance Reminder
    the doctor, as well as our team at Scott A. Allegretti, DDS Provincetown Dental Arts, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a Read more
  • Wisdom Teeth Emergencies: Causes and treatment
    When you think of a dental emergency, you may picture teeth that have fallen out or severe tooth pain. But it is not uncommon for wisdom teeth to develop conditions Read more
  • Germs living on my toothbrush? Say it ain’t so!
    You may have heard talk about the germs that can reside on your toothbrush and thought, “really?” It’s true—there are several kinds of bacteria that can lurk on the bristles of Read more
  • Flossing Fixes
    A length of floss plus your teeth is about as low-tech as it gets. But, as with so many other “simple” skills, it helps to learn just the right technique Read more
  • September is National Gum Care Month!
    Can you believe it's already September? At Scott A. Allegretti, DDS Provincetown Dental Arts, we know that gingivitis, the early stage of periodontal disease, can be difficult to recognize. Many Read more
  • Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away
    Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read more
  • Top Ten Ways to Improve Heart Health
    The human heart truly appreciates it when we eat healthy foods, don’t smoke, and exercise regularly. But there’s something else that can improve your heart’s longevity and you may not Read more
  • Common Emergency Care Visits: Toothaches and Abscesses
    You never know when a dental problem may arise. Unfortunately, they don’t necessarily occur during office hours. the doctor can provide you with the proper information and treatment options to Read more
  • Thumb Sucking
    Learning to suck their thumbs is one of the first physical skills babies acquire. In fact, ultrasound images have revealed babies sucking their thumbs in the womb! Babies have a Read more
  • The Dog Days of Summer
    Here we are in the middle of the hottest time of the year. Yes, it’s the dog days of summer. But, wait—just what are “the dog days of summer,” anyway? The Read more
  • Dental Insurance Benefits
    Dental insurance can be a great addition to your health care plan, but the way benefits are calculated can also make it a confusing one. If you have dental insurance, Read more
  • Is periodontal disease genetic?
    One of the most enjoyable parts of looking at family pictures is finding resemblances. You have your father’s brown eyes and your grandmother’s curly hair. You’ve got your aunt’s basketball Read more
  • Five Things You Should Never Do With Your Toothbrush
    When’s the last time you gave your toothbrush any serious thought? Sure, you use it every day (and ideally twice), and you know that with a dollop of toothpaste it Read more
  • Happy Fourth of July!
    Happy Independence Day from the doctor and team! The Fourth of July celebrations in America may have changed a lot over the years, but there is no doubt that we Read more
  • When should a filling be replaced?
    There is no substitution for a natural healthy tooth. Dental fillings are intended to replace tooth structure and restore a tooth damaged by decay (a cavity) back to its normal Read more
  • Questions on Dental Implants? We’ve Got You Covered.
    Whether you’ve lost a tooth from decay, are preparing for dentures, or were born with a gap where a tooth should have been, you could be a candidate for dental Read more