Latest News

The Misunderstood Root Canal

You could say people misunderstand the world of modern art. A red rectangle on a yellow background for $1.34 million? Hmm. But even modern art isn’t as misunderstood as the root canal. Since Dr. Walk and Dr. Bamel perform root canals in our Cosmetic Dentistry Center offices, maybe it’s time for a little refresher on… Read More »


Porcelain Veneers Newton MA

Tetracycline — Why It Made Teeth Grey

When tetracycline was introduced over 60 years ago, people were thrilled to have another alternative antibiotic. While it was bad for bacteria, tetracycline also proved bad for the dentin in children’s teeth, causing a reaction that stained the patient’s teeth grey. The first case of reported tooth discoloration in children occurred in 1956. Many, many… Read More »


Dental Services Newton, MA

Better Teeth through Electricity

Sure, we give our patients a trusty toothbrush when they visit our Newton offices. But we’d be happy to give up that, and maybe give you more floss instead. It’s not that we don’t love the toothbrush and want you to brush for two minutes twice each day. It’s that we’d like you to switch… Read More »


Dentures Boston MA

Dentures Give You Back Your Smile

It may surprise you, but according to the American Dental Association one quarter of all Americans over age 65 have lost all of their teeth. Millions more are missing many teeth. While there is cost in replacing these missing teeth, what’s the cost of not doing it? A person may avoid smiling in public situations.… Read More »


Fluoride — Defender of Your Teeth

Fluoride. In these days of people spreading loads of hooey over social media and bogus websites, you can find all kinds of information detailing the horrors of fluoride. When it was originally being introduced into U.S. drinking water supplies in the late 1940s to fight tooth decay, certain people said it was a communist conspiracy… Read More »


Gum Disease Boston MA

Take Care of Your Gums

Your gums may look pink and wimpy, like a piece of soft Double Bubble Gum, but don’t be fooled. Your gums are the defenders of your tooth roots, and they are tough. But like a fighter who still needs his mom to cook good meals, your gums still need you to take care of them.… Read More »


Wisdom Teeth Removal Boston MA

What’s So Smart About Wisdom Teeth?

Most of us have a story about having our wisdom teeth taken out because just about everyone has to go through it. Question is, why? If wisdom teeth are so smart, why do they almost always need extraction? Because we want to make it easy for our patients, not having to go somewhere else for… Read More »


dental fillings Newton, MA

Fillings Start to Blend In

If you’re over 40, odds are you have at least a couple of silver spots on one or more of your molars. Fillings. More specifically, silver amalgam fillings. At Cosmetic Dentistry Center, we place fillings every day. But things are changing in this long-used method for removing decay and replacing the material with a “filling.”… Read More »


Oral Cancer Screening Boston MA

Keeping an Eye Out for Oral Cancer

During your twice-yearly exams with us at Cosmetic Dentistry Center, we want you to leave our Newton offices with sparkling teeth. But we have goals beyond that. Sure, removing tartar and plaque and polishing your teeth are important. But even more important is our examination of the signs of oral cancer. That’s why Dr. Walk,… Read More »


Tooth Bonding Newton MA

Bonding Isn’t Just for the Holidays

No one has a perfect family. Maybe more bonding would help. And no one has a perfect smile. Bonding with the team at Cosmetic Dentistry Center would definitely help with that! Dr. Walk and Dr. Bamel cover minor cosmetic defects, such as chip or gaps between teeth, with dental bonding. Bonding is a great alternative… Read More »


contact our office


CALL US TODAY

Quick Contact

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

64 Columbus Street
Newton, MA 02461