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Complete Guide to Excellent Oral Health

Lightship Dental in Osterville, MA has dental specialists who can handle your dental restoration and replacement needs. We use state-of-the-art techniques and procedures to treat diverse and complex dental conditions. Read on to learn how to maintain exceptional oral health and how we can help restore function and beauty to your teeth.

First Visit

Every new patient receives a thorough examination and a precise evaluation of his or her oral health to assess their current dental condition. Based on your needs, desires, and oral health condition, we will advise you of your treatment options. The clinical exam consists of the following:

  • Intraoral X-rays: essential for detection of decay, tumors, cysts, and bone loss; help in determining tooth and root positions
  • Oral Cancer Screening: checking of face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues and gums for any signs of oral cancer
  • Periodontal Assessment: checking of gums and bone around the teeth for any signs of periodontal disease
  • Tooth Surface Inspection: checking of all tooth surfaces, including teeth with fillings, crowns, or other restorations, for decay

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Associations and Organizations

Academy of General Dentistry
The AGD is an organization of general dentists dedicated to continuing education and reliable consumer information.

American Dental Association
The ADA is the largest professional organization of dental professionals, and a great source of information on dental and oral health topics.

Massachusetts Dental Society
The MDS is a recognized leader for the enhancement and promotion of oral health and dental excellence in Massachusetts.

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

Financial and Insurance

CareCredit®
CareCredit®, a GE Money Company, offers healthcare patient payment plans for treatments and procedures your insurance doesn't cover.

Delta Dental

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Endodontics

Cape Cod Endodontics

Endodontic Associates of Cape Cod, P.C.

Orthodontics

Dr. Sophie Markovich Family Orthodontics

Woods Orthodontics, PC

Mashpee Orthodontics

Oral Surgery

Lane Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery & Dental Implant Center

Dr. Robert Wygonski

Bravman, Langston, Fantuzzo (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)

Theoharidis, Fitzgerald & Meier Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Implant Center

Periodontist

Falmouth Center for Dental Implants

Cape Cod Perio

Contact us at 508-428-4929 if you have any oral health concerns and schedule an appointment