Welcome to Unique Dental of Framingham, MA

Unique Dental of Framingham is a top-notch dental practice located in Framingham, MA.

At Unique Dental of Framingham we believe in providing comprehensive care that addresses both your short- and long-term dental care needs. We offer excellent customer service and care and use the most up-to-date technology, training, and techniques to provide you with amazing dental service.

We offer a wide range of dentistry services to suit almost any dental need from cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, and general dentistry procedures along with the most recent dental technologies to make your visit convenient, painless and positive!

Unique Dental of Framingham welcomes new patients of all ages.

Take a few minutes to find out more about our services, doctors, and technology!

A FULL SERVICE DENTAL PRACTICE FOR YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY!

Unique Dental of Framingham provides:

• Cosmetic Procedures
• Dental Implants
• Dentures/Partials
• Endodontics
• Intraoral Camera & Photography
• Implant Restorations
• Lifelike Crown or Bridge
• Oral Surgery

• Periodontal Care
• Porcelain Veneers and Bonding
• Professional Dental Cleanings
• Soft-tissue Management of Periodontal Disease
• Sports Dentistry
• TMJ Treatment
• Tooth-colored Fillings
• Teeth Whitening
• Veneers

FIRST VISIT

On your first dental visit to Unique Dental of Framingham please plan to arrive approximately 15 minutes early to fill out any paperwork necessary and to give yourself time to relax. Or save time by printing and filling out the appropriate forms and bring them to your first appointment!

Your first dental appointment will last about an hour.  During this visit Drs. Moynihan, Dr. Tran, or Dr. Immanuel will answer any questions you have about your dental needs and concerns, perform a full dental cleaning and complete evaluation outlining any dental problems or recommendations for treatment.

Your personalized oral health plan instructions will be outlined along with recommendations for proactive and preventative dental health.

FACILITY

Unique Dental of Framingham is a full-service dental facility focusing on family, cosmetic, implant and preventative dental health. We are committed to ensuring your smile remains healthy and beautiful for years to come.

To request more information call (508) 879-8250 or browse our website to learn more about our services.

Unique Dental of Framingham is conveniently located at 130 Maynard Rd Framingham, MA 01701.

Appointments

Unique Dental of Framingham, MA, accepts appointments by phone and by email request. We are here for your daily dental needs, emergencies and scheduled appointments, give us a call anytime during our business hours at (508) 879-8250.

Cancellation

Unique Dental of Framingham has a 24 hour cancellation policy for appointments. Kindly give us a call 24 hours in advance or fill out our online form to let us know of your cancellation. Appointments not canceled within that period could be subject to a cancellation or appointment fee. Thank you for contacting Unique Dental of Framingham.

Financial

Unique Dental of Framingham offers flexible payment plans, we accept most a variety of insurance plans and payments and works with clients to help find the best financial situation to make your dental health a priority. If you have questions about financing please give us a call or make an appointment with our financial team to come up with the best financial plan for you and your family.

Location & Hours

Unique Dental of Framingham
130 Maynard Rd
Framingham, MA 01701
Phone: (508) 879-8250

Hours:

Monday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: 7:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: Closed

OUR SERVICES

At Unique Dental of Framingham we pledge to always strive for the highest standards of excellence and use state-of-the-art procedures to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve.

Bonding & White Fillings

Bonding is a popular method to fill in or cover up defects in teeth with a white composite resin. An adhesive gel is placed on the tooth and the resin is molded and sculpted over it, then hardened with UV light and polished.

Bonding can be used to fill teeth after the removal of cavities, or to cover stains, cracks, discolorations, chips, or gaps in teeth. It is a technological improvement over highly-visible silver amalgam fillings and applications usually lasts more than 10 years.

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Crowns

Sometimes teeth began to weaken, crack or visibly decay, but remain well-anchored and firmly in place. Bonding or filling may not be sufficient and in these cases a crown is often recommended.

With a crown, the original tooth will be filed down to the enamel and left in place and capped with a crown of porcelain, gold or porcelain fused with metal. The color is matched to the other teeth and the crown will appear to be a regular tooth in your smile.

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Bridges

Dental bridges are a way to replace missing teeth by creating a segment that anchors to two existing teeth to “bridge” the gap between them.

Made from porcelain, gold, allows, or metal, bridges require the two teeth on either side of the missing tooth to be filed down into “abutments” that will hold the bridge in place, much like a pair of crowns with a third tooth joining them from the middle.

The bridge itself will be created in a specialized lab while a temporary bridge is put in its place. Once the final bridge is put in place, you will need to eat soft foods for a few days while the bridge settles, but after that it will function and feel normal.

If you are missing a tooth, please strongly consider having it replaced. Not only are there aesthetic disadvantage from the missing tooth, but that gap could also harm your mouth and jaw and make it difficult to eat or speak properly.

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Periodontal Care

Besides our prolific attention to the your teeth and keeping them clean and polished, we also take time to help our patients develop better oral hygiene habits at home. If we detect telltale signs of hygienic shortcomings we will recommend changes to your routine to improve your oral health. We can also suggest preventative measures like dental sealants or nightguards if you’re at risk of TMJ or bruxism.

Some gum diseases like gingivitis may need a root scaling or planing procedure to prevent long-term damage like bone loss or tooth loss.

Oral Cancer Screenings

During a dental exam your doctor will check your neck and oral tissues for lumps, colored patches, and sore spots to help detect oral cancer while it is easiest to treat. People who smoke and drink regularly are at the highest risk of developing oral cancel.

Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planing is a non-surgical procedure where plaque and tartar are removed from below the gum line. Special slim tools clean the root surfaces of plaque and tartar and smooth down the surface. This prevents bacteria from getting a foothold in the gums.

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Teeth Whitening

Modern life offers a number of ways to stain our teeth, including coffee, wine, food and smoking. This can even happen to people who brush regularly. Teeth whitening restores the natural color to the teeth and can even be made whiter than normal.

We accomplish this by creating impressions of your teeth and using them to make a set of whitening trays. You can wear these trays for less than an hour a day for a few days and receive a dramatic increase in whiteness to your smile.

Please contact us to see if whitening is right for you.

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Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are thin ceramic shells that hug the existing tooth to correct the appearance of teeth that are stained, cracked, chipped, improperly spaced or misaligned.

First, the client comes in and has their teeth evaluated for the veneers. The traditional process takes up to two weeks to fabricate the veneers and they are placed in a follow up visit. Temporary veneers can be placed during that gap.

Ask your dentist for more information about veneers and to learn how they work.

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Professional Dental Cleaning

A professional dental cleaning at least twice a year can improve your oral health, reports the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), an organization of general dentists dedicated to continuing dental education.

The AGD strongly recommends that a dentist or hygienist perform a dental cleaning every six months. This professional dental cleaning reinforces the home-care oral health regimen of brushing and flossing and gives the dentist an opportunity to locate areas in the mouth that may need special attention.

During a dental cleaning, you’ll receive diagnostic and preventive services from your dentist as well as any needed educational information.

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Botox

Botox Cosmetic is a simple, non-surgical treatment that can temporarily smooth moderate to severe frown lines and crow’s feet in people between the ages of 18 to 65 years of age. It is the only treatment of its type approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Botox is a purified protein produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacterium, which reduces the acivity of the muscles that cause lines between the brows, forehead and around the eyes that form over time.

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Invisalign

Invisalign is a way to straighten teeth without the wires and brackets of traditional braces. Instead, it uses a series of clear “aligners” that are precisely created for your teeth.

Patients fit the aligners over their teeth, wearing them constantly for two weeks. The aligners need to be removed to eat or brush but are left in place the rest of the time while it slowly moves the teeth.

Patients will go typically go through 12 to 48 sets of aligners and the average process time is between 6 and 15 months.

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Juvederm XC

Juvederm XC is the first and only FDA-approved hyaluronic acid filler that offers smooth and natural-looking results that last up to 1 year with 1 treatment when you treat moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds such as parentheses lines, vertical lip lines, corner lines and marionette lines that appear around your nose and mouth. Only Juvederm XC is manufactured using HYLACROSS technology, creating a smooth-consistency gel that flows easily into the skin. Another plus is that Juvederm XC is infused with lidocaine, a common anesthetic that allows for a much more comfortable treatment.

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Mouth Guards

A dental mouthguard is a protective device for the mouth that covers the teeth and gums to prevent and reduce injury and wear to the teeth. A mouthguard is often used to prevent sports injuries, as a treatment for bruxism, or to alleviate snoring.

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Sealants

Dental Sealants are a composite material applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth where decay occurs most often. They are typically placed on the 6 and 12 year molars.

Thorough brushing and flossing help remove food particles and plaque from smooth surfaces of teeth, but toothbrush bristles cannot reach all the way into the depressions and grooves to extract food and plaque. Sealants protect these vulnerable areas by “sealing out” plaque and food.

Sealants are easy for your dentist to apply. The sealant is painted into the grooves on the biting surface of the tooth. It is then cured with an ultraviolet light, allowing the material to bond directly to the tooth and harden. Sealants hold up well under the force of normal chewing and can last for years. Occasionally sealants can be worn down by daily chewing or pulled out by sticky foods. During your regular dental visits, the dentist will check the condition of the sealants and reapply them if necessary.

The likelihood of developing pit and fissure decay begins early in life, so children and teenagers are greatly at risk and make for the best candidates.

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Dental Implants

Dental implants are simply an artificial tooth put in the place of a missing tooth. They are an alternative to a bridge, where the teeth on either side of the gap are removed and crowned.

To place a dental implant, a screwed is fashioned to the jaw bone for a sturdy foundation. The process requires making an incision in the gum and several dental implants can be placed at once if needed.

The implant will take 3-6 months to heal and have the jaw bone form around it. During this time a temporary crown can be placed before it is replaced with the final artificial tooth.

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Dentures and Partials

Dentures are a removable replacement for missing teeth and can replace both full and partial sets of teeth. You can smile confidently again with the help of a custom, natural-looking full or partial denture created just for you. Dentures are a great solution if you are missing some teeth because the denture fills the gaps in your smile and helps make talking and eating easier.

For full sets, any remaining teeth are removed. There are two common approaches for full sets.

With Conventional Full Dentures, all the teeth are removed and the tissue is given time to heal. This typically takes several months and the patient is without teeth during that time. Once the healing is complete, the dentures are created.

With Immediate Full Dentures measurements are performed before the teeth are removed, and dentures are ready immediately afterward. The gum tissue will change shape as it heals and the dentures will need to be tightened later.

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Root Canals

Root canals have a notorious reputation as a long, scary procedure. The Alfred Hitchcock of dentistry. Fortunately for the patient, medical technology has made this important procedure much quicker and less painful than it was in the past when it earned its dark reputation.

Endodontics are dental procedures that deal with the nerve endings in the root of teeth. Sometimes teeth become infected and those nerves need to be removed to prevent forming an abscess that could lead to loss of parts of the jaw bone.

In a root canal, a local anesthetic is applied and the dentist drills into the tooth, creating an opening that leads to the nerve. The dentist will use this opening to remove infected tissue and will typically replace the tooth with a crown. After the procedure some pain is normal, but can typically be treated with over the counter medicine.

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Implant Restorations

Dental Implants are a new alternative in tooth replacement. The procedure consists of two stages: placement of a replacement tooth root at your dental specialist’s office, followed by placement of a tooth replacement (crown) at our office.

There are now a wide variety of dental implant placement procedures that vary in duration and materials.  Any implant procedure is preceded by a detailed consultation and case planning with your dental team.

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Oral Surgery

Oral surgery treats a wide range of diseases and conditions, including:

  • Tooth loss
  • Wisdom teeth extraction
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ)
  • Treatment of endodontal diseases
  • Dental Implants
  • and more…

At Unique Dental of Framingham will work to ensure your comfort during your oral surgery procedure, including the use of numbing agents.

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Sports Dentistry

Sports dentistry is one of the most recent and upcoming field in dentistry. It mainly includes the prevention and management of athletics-related orofacial injuries and associated oral diseases. Our team of dentists assists athletes in the prevention, treatment, and diagnosis of oral injuries.

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Bone Grafting

Dental implants, where missing teeth are installed directly into the jaw, require a sturdy foundation in the jawline. For patients who lack a good bone foundation in the jaw to hold onto that dental implant, a bone graft can be used to build up a good foundation.

The bone pieces in the graft may be taken from another part of the patient’s mouth, or may use fragments from a bone bank. These donated fragments are both safe and effective.

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Crown Lengthening

Sometimes tooth decay appears below the gumline, requiring the removal of some bone and gum tissue. With crown lengthening, part of the gum and bone are moved to allow the dentist to access the part of the tooth in need of help.

In addition, crown lengthening is sometimes done to improve the appearance of a “gummy” smile where the flesh hides part of the teeth, making them look short and stubby. By reshaping the gum and bone tissue the proper amount of the tooth can be made visible to improve the look.

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Extractions

The extraction of wisdom teeth is a fairly common procedure. In ancient times, humans would typically lose a few teeth and the remaining teeth would shift to fill in the gap. The wisdom teeth were located in the back of the jaw intended to be deployed in an opening.

Modern dentistry has prevented that tooth loss, so a new problem has come out: Mature wisdom teeth with no place to go start trying to breach the surface at an angle or under existing teeth. Wisdom teeth are also vulnerable to infection and may cause pain and swelling.

For extraction, an incision is made in the gum and the tooth is pulled out. In some cases the tooth may need to be cut into segments and removed in pieces.

Wisdom teeth can be removed individually or all four may be taken out at once. The patient can be placed completely out or have a local anesthetic. Either way, the patient will receive painkillers for after the procedure and will need a ride home.

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Soft Tissue Graft

A soft tissue graft moves gum tissue around or borrows tissue from the roof of the mouth to fix significant gum recessions.

When gums recede they may expose the root of a tooth, exposing it’s soft constitution to bacteria and plaque and pain from hot and cold food and drink. Slight gum recessions can be fixed with improved dental hygiene, but more severe gum recessions should be corrected before more serious problems develop.

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WHAT OUR PATIENTS SAY:

Great dental office that still values its patients and concerns. Very friendly, super clean office. I have been dissatisfied with my previous dentist for some time. Great atmosphere and very professional service. Totally impressed.

Dennis D.Dental Patient

What an awesome experience I had. The staff is warm and really went out of their way for me. Dr. Woodworth told me she would get me smiling and she did! They did wonders for my self-esteem. From Beth and Lisa at the front desk and for all the other staff… Thank You!

Lori M.Dental Patient

Moynihan Dental Group is outstanding!  The entire staff are professional, friendly and on time.  Every member of the staff extends themselves to be helpful.  From the mundane to complications with insurance issues.  Dr. Beth Moynihan is not only a very talented dentist, she is artistic in creating crowns.  This is the perfect practice!

Judith G. WabanDental Patient

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Call us, email us or stop by the office, we’re always here for you!

Unique Dental of Framingham
130 Maynard Rd
Framingham, MA 01701
(508) 879-8250
smile@uniquedentalofframingham.com

Business Hours
Monday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: 7:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Unique Dental of Framingham

130 Maynard Rd
Framingham, MA 01701
Phone: (508) 879-8250
Email: smile@uniquedentalofframingham.com

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