Frequently Asked Questions
Dr. Larkin has proudly served as a dentist in West Brookfield, MA
for more than 40 years. To schedule your new patient consultation, contact our office today
Dr. Larkin practices general or family dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. As a general, family dentist, he helps you and your family maintain oral health by offering a wide range of general services like fillings and crowns. Dr. Larkin also provides advanced services such as dental implants and some gum disease treatments. We have experienced registered dental hygienists on staff to perform your cleanings. As a cosmetic dentist in West Brookfield, MA, Dr. Larkin also offers services to beautify your smile, including porcelain veneers, Invisalign®, and teeth whitening.
Most people should visit the dentist every six months for a cleaning with a dental hygienist and should have an examination from the dentist at least once per year. However, patients with periodontal disease will require more frequent cleanings to maintain the health of their gums and prevent the progression of this condition.
Unfortunately, even patients who are not suffering from tooth pain or any obvious symptoms may have developed cavities, gum disease, or even more serious conditions such as oral cancer. Treating these conditions early can often save you time and money, and decrease your discomfort during treatment.
The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing at least once a day. For helpful tutorials, learn how to brush
and how to floss your teeth
effectively. We can also provide proper home care instructions for brushing and flossing during your visit.