Put Your Smile Back
In The Picture Again!
Dr. Almeida Is Rated #1 With Her Caring
Your Teeth For
This could be the most
important letter you’ll ever read about the preservation of your
healthy smile. Please,
read on now as I reveal to you some straight forward information on
to keep your teeth for a lifetime.”
Your dentist may have
informed you about some startling facts surrounding your teeth and
gums. What you’re about
to learn and the decisions you make could greatly impact the future
of your existing teeth, gums, and overall good
Teeth Were Intended To Last You A Lifetime!
As you may know, when we get
older we usually begin to experience more problems with our
teeth such as gum disease. It’s a known statistical fact that 3 out
of 4 adults in some time of their life will experience Periodontal
Many people don’t realize periodontal (gum) disease is the major cause of tooth loss in
adults. This disease
attacks the gums, bone, and other supporting structures of the
teeth. If not properly
treated it can even cause the loss of cavity free teeth. If you’ve noticed any of
these warning signs…
bleeding during daily tooth brushing
swollen, or tender gums
that have pulled away from your teeth
between the gums and teeth
change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite
change in the fit of partial dentures.
If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms your general dentist may refer you to a
specialist, Dr. Deborah A. Almeida, for Periodontal disease
But The Best Treatment For You…
Your periodontal disease has
progressed to the point where a specialist is now needed, but don’t
worry! Dr. Almeida has
been recommended to work in cooperation with your family
Dr. Almeida is hands-down
one of the best (if not the best) Periodontal Dentists on
earth. She’s so good,
so sure of her caring and committed skills, that her patients
actually rated her #1 in her caring approach.
Based on a 2005 independent
survey conducted by a local consulting firm, Dr. Almeida’s patients
rated her caring
periodontal dental approach as the #1 benefit they
experienced during their treatment.
You see, Dr. Almeida takes
all her patients and their treatment procedures individually. She also takes all her
patients needs and treatment seriously (very seriously)! Plus, she
to take any shortcuts or cut any corners just to hurry along the
process or to make some extra money.
The Results Are Performed”
Dr. Almeida understands the
importance of each and every phase of your treatment and
from where it’s performed to how it’s
performed and in which specific cases it should be performed. With her gentle caring
approach you can look forward to…
glorious renewed personal confidence
hello to your “picture perfect” new smile
and enjoy the foods you love more easily
to the pain and discomfort you’ve been living
improvements in your overall good health
your natural teeth for a lifetime...and so much more!
Have I Been Referred To Dr. Almeida?
Trust! Your dentist has come to
know and trust the treatment and procedures performed by Dr.
Almeida. She’ll work
hand-in-hand with your dentist to ensure that you’re receiving
quality dental care.
The working relationship between Dr. Almeida and your dentist has
already been established and is based on trust and a team
Your general dentist will
know all the details about your treatment and procedures. Frequent communication via
reports and letters will be submitted with full
always get a lot of correspondence from us”, Dr.
Does This Mean To You?
with your dentist Dr. Almeida will regularly
best for you
treatment is best for you — long term
treatment is best for you — financially
This team approach provides both doctors with the opportunity to
share in your treatment and ongoing maintenance. This methodology also enables Dr.
Almeida to gather more vital input and information that will help to
move you along in the healing
You can expect the benefits
of a highly trained periodontal specialist along with a dedicated
staff. Dr. Almeida and
her staff only treat periodontal disease and related disorders. Their specialized focus has
allowed them to develop enormous experience, knowledge, and
success that will now help treat your specific
routinely treat these conditions, we always strive to deliver
optimal results with
the utmost concern for your pain-free care and comfort.”, Dr.
Along with the expertise of specialized focused care you get the
dedication and commitment of one of the “top periodontal specialist in existence
To Your Healthy Smile!
All through your periodontal
process you’ll be dealing with Dr. Almeida. She’ll be your exclusive
specialist and she will
consult and treat you at every visit.
Let me assure you!
This is not your typical "factory type” dentistry where you don’t
know from one visit to the next who your treating doctor is going to
On the contrary, you
can be assured Dr. Almeida is in her office every day. She’s doing the same thing
she’s been doing for over 18 years. And, she’s doing the same
thing she plans on continuing to do, for many years to
Dr. Almeida doesn’t want to
just treat you for your periodontal disease and never
see you again. She
wants you to become a member of her patient family, a part of her
She wants you to feel
pleased, proud, and elated with your periodontal experience and progress.
So much so that you’ll eagerly want to refer your spouse, your
children, your family and friends to also be her patients if
needs should arise.
You can be assured that
her motivation is
to do whatever it takes to get your healthy smile back to where it
once was...that’s why she’ll see you all of the
One of the many great advantages to Dr. Almeida’s
dental practice is the exclusive one-on-one
treatment and dental experience you’ll receive.
Dr. Almeida spends a great amount
of time getting to know her patients. She’s
particularly concerned with what you’re experiencing,
your pain, and
your dental history.
She’ll take whatever time is necessary to get to know you and
encourage you to candidly discuss your oral
She is also committed to thoroughly explaining to you all the
important issues such as…
a periodontist does.
treatment options are available, NO
you arrived at this point in your dental
surgery becomes an option — What
you can expect.
follow-up procedures will be required.
disclosure of all fees and available pay
plan options — We’ll
handle all the details...
procedures — She’ll
give you all the answers
you on future prevention and monitor your progress.
“Nothing is left to be a shock.” She will go over every detail and answer
every question until you’re completely satisfied
and ready to move on with your treatment.
Simple, But Most Important…
Dr. Almeida has found and performed her dental practice on this
don’t practice Periodontics to sell you
perform Periodontics to SERVE you More!
Her office and staff strive to
build a harmonious relationship that’s founded on mutual trust and
respect. And they’ve
found that building your trust and relationship starts
explanations from screenings to maintenance check-ups
attention focused on all your needs
appointments — no waiting
flexible financial arrangements
appointments to fit your scheduling
office setting, relaxing atmosphere
friendly courteous staff — to serve you better
appointment reminders and follow-up calls
Know What Your #1 Concern Is!
Dr. Almeida has been in this
business long enough to know from personal experience what emotions
most of her patients are experiencing. Statistics show that most
people who are going through a periodontal experience are
uncomfortable and even down right frightened by the notion of a
is clearly understandable as Dr. Almeida well knows. Most of her
patients who are going through this fear factor are really
experiencing a “fear
of the unknown.”
specializes in taking care of the needs of those who are convinced
that they fear the dentist more than anything else on earth.
Dr. Almeida’s approach it all starts with knowledge presented in her
own unique and caring way. This effort to educate her
patients has proven to be an effective way to help alleviate the
I was frightened by the many horror stories I
heard from friends and co-workers. I went with my dentist’s
referral of Dr. Almeida.
Every procedure was very successful! I’ve had no
complications and I’m indebted to Dr. Almeida for the smile I
Trombly—E. Freetown, MA
“What Can I Expect At My First Visit?”
Glad you asked! At your
first visit we’ll ask you to fill out some simple easy forms that
will provide us with very important information so that we can
get to know you better.
After your form filling
session, which will be very brief, Dr. Almeida will meet with you in
one of our “state of the art” operatory rooms. There she will go over your
records, x-rays (if you brought them) and dental history. She’ll then do an examination screening that
will entail several simple pain-less
All through this process Dr. Almeida will fully explain what she is
doing and why. A simple
procedure she will do herself is called probing. This is something
she does, unlike some other dentists who may leave the initial
probing and exam procedures up to a dental hygienist. Then on
completion, after the “dirty work” is done, they’ll gracefully make
their presence known to you.
so with Dr. Almeida! She’s concerned and
committed to your dental health. If she doesn’t do the exploratory
how can she make honest effective
recommendations to her
I use to dread going to the Dentist. On the days of my
appointments my anxiety levels would be extremely high. Dr. Almeida and her
winning team removed those feelings.. Going to the dentist now has
a whole new feeling for me.
I know that I’m in good hands!
Frey—New Bedford, MA
In Your First Visit You’ll Learn…
completion of the initial exam and consultation you’ll learn 5
critical points of periodontal information…
things may have happened to you.
underlying cause of your pain.
you can do to avoid future complications.
sort of treatment is best for you.
we go from here...
Dr. Almeida will discuss all
your treatment options and make her recommendations. She’ll be totally open with
you and she look’s forward to your questions in response. Remember there’s no such
thing as an unimportant question, so please ask as
many questions as you like.
vs. No Options
There are just too many times in
life when some people are NOT willing to hold themselves accountable
for their own actions. Sometimes they just seek the
easy way out...NOT SO with Dr. Almeida! Her mission is to explore
all the options regarding your dental health. This means trying everything
to save your natural teeth vs. pulling teeth.
In the end your final
treatment options will be determined by you, your family Dentist,
and Dr. Almeida. You’ll
then begin to learn all
the details of your up-coming operations and
Healthy Smile Begins…
healthy smile begins with knowledge. Dr. Almeida will explain to
you a minimum of 3 times what you can expect in your up coming
questions will be answered, no stone
The day you walk into the
office for your first treatment procedure you’ll know up-front what
to expect. That little
“fear factor” will be gone and the anxiety, concern, and doubt
will be erased.
Dr. Almeida and her
professional staff will greet you by name. You’ll then be promptly
brought into your awaiting operatory room.
to your arrival you can be assured this room was meticulously
prepared; a totally
sterilized operatory for your health and
Your assigned dental assistant’s
first task will be to focus on you! Your needs, and your
comfort, in a calming atmosphere.
You’re Like Me…
Do you enjoy listening to music? Your dental assistant will
help you make music selections that appeal to your tastes. Then once
your settled in, comfortable, calm, and prepared Dr. Almeida will
As you’ve already come to
learn her primary focus will be on you. In a “gentle and calming way”
concentrate her attention in putting you at ease. Her gentle soothing voice
will reassure you that
is going to be okay."
All through your process
and procedure you can be
confident Dr. Almeida will explain your progress as she goes along.
She’ll tell you what
she’s trying to accomplish, as well as how the progress is
going. You’ll never
feel hurried or rushed.
Upon completion of your
treatment as you arise from your procedure you may find yourself
exclaiming “that wasn’t bad at—all!” As we smile in response
thinking…”how many times have we heard that before?”
Departing from your treatment
you’ll have full confidence knowing that all your follow-up
appointments and prescription medications will be already
pre-arranged. All the
guess work will be non-existent! Relaxed and assured, you’ll
be well on your way to...“Putting
Your Smile Back In The Picture Again!”
To Do Now!
Your next step is to call and
schedule your consultation and initial exam. Dr. Almeida needs to find
out if you’re a candidate for her specialized
treatment. Even if your
nervous or unsure about having periodontal treatment right away, go
ahead and call her to schedule a free consultation immediately.
Now’s the time to call to explore
all your options
and get the straight
answers to all your questions!
My previous Periodontist didn’t really explain
anything. The talk was
always about pulling teeth with no options to try and save
them. As soon
as Dr. Almeida looked she felt there were other options to try first
and that she would not be pulling any teeth until she had tried everything else to save
Dr. Almeida explained
everything in detail and answered any questions that I had. I never felt
rushed. Dr. Almeida and her staff are
gentle and caring. It
amazes me that with all of the work I’ve had done, I’ve never had
any major pain or discomfort during or after
The concern they show for
the patient is
gentleness with which they do the work is
J. Lally—Fairhaven, MA
Thank you for taking the time to educate yourself about this one
amazing Periodontist and her wonderful dental practice. It can really change your
life and get you “back
in the picture again!”
P.S. Don’t put off that phone
call any longer. You
nothing to fear because Dr. Almeida has some great
have options! That phone number again
personal message from Dr. Almeida..
like to thank you with all my heart for taking the time to read this
long letter. I apologize for the length but,
I feel this letter is so important. I needed to make sure we
would get your attention and at the same time convey to you the
importance of early intervention with regards to periodontal
Not only is early
intervention and prevention crucial in preventing the loss of your
natural teeth and “picture perfect smile”, but accumulating research
now links periodontal disease to general health conditions such as
heart disease, diabetes, and respiratory disease. If your experiencing any of
the signs or symptoms of periodontal disease as disclosed in this
letter the time to call is now! Please don’t put it off any
A. Almeida D.M.D.