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The Importance of Oral Hygiene for Children

Our recent “Clean Teeth for Toys” event was just “what the doctor ordered” to encourage a number of our patients to register their children for Whittier Street Health Center Mobile Oral Health Van Services. Kids age infant to 17, accompanied by a parent, were treated to gifts and refreshments during the three hour festivity, following […]


Dental Hygiene – Best Practices

Dental Hygiene – Best Practices Dental (oral) hygiene, or keeping your mouth, teeth and gums clean is an essential part of your overall health. Proper tooth brushing, flossing and regular dental cleanings and checks can help prevent bad breath, cavities, tooth decay, gingivitis (gum disease), and even certain mouth cancers. There are many easy ways […]


A note about Whittier and COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in our area, we ask all clients and patients to call ahead before coming to any of our sites. We are working to take care of most clients/patients via phone/video encounter so we can meet your ongoing healthcare needs. This is for your safety and so we can provide the highest quality of care to you while following CDC guidance for COVID-19. Please call 617-427-1000 for any questions or concerns.

Whittier will provide COVID-19 testing from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday to Friday. Following CDC guidance, we recommend testing if you have a fever AND one of the following three symptoms: cough OR shortness of breath OR sore throat. Please bring your picture identification and your insurance card (if you have insurance).