Author: Van Christo
Albanians and other newcomers should take advantage of the sources listed below in the Greater Boston Area that offer affordable dental and/or dental hygiene treatment and care.
- Forsyth Dental Center (Provides cleaning and examination services only) 140 The Fenway $25 for adults Boston, MA 02115 $20 for children $12 for senior citizens
For appointments, phone Ms. Louise Howard at (617) 262-5200, Ext 206 Most of the following organizations offer complete dental services (cleaning, fillings, etc.) at prices that are generally 40-50% cheaper than private dental practices. Please contact the organization nearest you to determine the types of offered services and prices.
- Boston University Dental Health Plan 100 East Newton Steet Boston, MA 02118 For appointments, phone (617) 638-4671 930 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215 For appointments, phone (617) 739-0033
- Tufts Dental Clinic 1 Kneeland Street Boston, MA 02116 For appointments, phone (617) 956-6828
- Harvard School of Dental medicine, Student Dental Clinic 188 Longwood Avenue Boston, MA 02115 For appointments, phone (617) 432-1424
- Boston Medical Center 818 Harrison Avenue Boston, MA 02118 For appointments, phone (617) 534-4852
- East Somerville Dental Clinic 42 Cross Street E. Somerville, MA 02145 For appointments, phone (617) 638-4671 (See additional listings on reverse side) Frosina Information Network/162 Boylston St/Boston, MA 02116/Tel: 617/482-2002/Fax: 617/482-0014 Web Site: www.frosina.org eMail:VanChristo@frosina.org
Community Health Centers
(Please phone in advance to determine types of services offered, opening hours, and/or to make an appoinment) Also call: Mayor’s Health Line (617) 534-5050
Joseph M. Smith Health Center, 287 Western Ave., Allston, MA 02134 Tel: (617) 783-0500
Boston Evening Medical Center, 388 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215 Tel: (617) 267-7171
Bowdoin Street Health Center, 230 Bowdoin St., Dorchester, MA 02122 Tel: (617) 825-9800
Codman Square Health Center, 637 Washington St, Dorchester, MA 02124 Tel: (617) 825-9660
Geiger Gibson, 250 Mount Vernon St., Dorchester, MA 02125 Tel: (617) 288-1140
North End Health Center, 332 Hanover St., Boston, MA 02114 Tel: (617) 742-9570
Roslindale Greater Roslindale Med. & Dental Ctr., 8 Cummings Hgwy, Roslindale, MA 02131 Tel: (617) 323-4440
Dimock St. Community Health Center, 55 Dimock St., Roxbury, MA 02119, Tel: (617) 442-8800
Roxbury Comp. Community Health Ctr., 435 Warren St., Roxbury, MA 02119 Tel: (617) 442-7400
Whittier Street Health Center, 20 Whittier St., Roxbury, MA 02120 Tel: (617) 427-1000
The Laboure Center, 271 West 4th ST., South Boston, MA 02127 Tel: (617) 268-9670
South Boston Com. Health Ctr., South Boston, MA 02127 Tel: (617) 269-7500
Frosina is grateful to Ms. Sheila Gleeson of the Irish Imigration Center, Boston, MA, for supplying the above information.