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All About Orthodontics: Guidelines for Parents

How do I know if my child will need braces? At what age should they be evaluated with an orthodontist? How do I find an orthodontic specialist that I can trust? What can happen if my child needs braces but doesn’t get them? These are all common and important questions… Read More


National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! It is a chance for our pediatric dental care providers to spend a little extra time and attention to educating our patients and parents of younger patients about all the benefits of preventive dental care. In our practice, we recommend regularly scheduled fluoride… Read More


What is Periodontal Disease Anyway?

Did you know that gum disease, or periodontal disease, affects almost half of the adult population in the US? Nearly 65 million Americans have some gum disease and the symptoms that accompany it, including bleeding gums, gum recession, and tooth sensitivity. Your gums should not bleed when you brush and… Read More


Thank You! Happy New Year

In the midst of this holiday season, and with the promise of the 2019 new year rapidly approaching, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our patients, doctors and specialists, and the entire team at Brookline Dental Specialists. Each and every one of you helps to… Read More


Adult Orthodontics at Brookline Dental Specialists

Braces are not just for kids anymore. in fact, a survey by the American Association of Orthodontists determined that over a million patients over the age of 18 wear braces each year! Orthodontic treatment has advanced over the years and there are many options and varieties available including traditional metal brackets… Read More


Your Annual Insurance Benefit: Use it Don’t Lose It

Dental Benefits Claim Form

Did you know that if you do not expend the full amount of your annual dental benefit on dental care and treatment in the current fiscal year you will lose it? Those dollars do not roll over to the next year. Do you know if your HSA/FSA account will have… Read More


Congratulations, Dr. Kyle Vining, DDS!

Dr. Kyle Holmberg Vining, DDS

Dr. Kyle Vining, DDS was the recipient of the Emerging Technologies Prize at the Royal Society of Chemistry meeting in London, UK on June 16, 2016 for his work with Adam Celiz, PhD from the University of Nottingham on a novel therapeutic biomaterial for regenerative dental applications. Drs. Vining and… Read More