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About the Service

The mouth can be a source of infection capable of complicating the condition of patients undergoing many types of heart surgery. Our general dentists have special training and expertise in the evaluation of patient who are preparing for cardiac surgery. We work closely with cardiologists and cardiac surgeons in managing patients to promote the best possible surgical outcomes.

About the Division of Dentistry

The Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Dentistry is a hospital-based group practice containing multiple dental specialists under one roof. Like traditional dental practices, we are open to the public and provide all aspects of preventive, therapeutic and restorative dental care.