North Adams Family
Medical & Dental Center

Great Barrington Family Practice

North Adams Family
Medical & Dental Center

71 Hospital Avenue
North Adams, MA 01247
(413) 664-4088

Office Hours by Appointment

MEDICAL PRACTICE: Monday–Friday: 8 AM-5 PM

DENTAL PRACTICE: Monday–Thursday: 8 AM-5 PM
Same-day appointments are available for
critical dental emergencies.

Welcome to North Adams
Family Medical & Dental Center!

You will find medical and dental care at CHP’s North Adams practice in one state-of-the-art facility. Our comprehensive primary care practice is comprised of a highly skilled team of family medicine physicians and nurse practitioners who offer preventive, acute, and ongoing care. We offer behavioral health care and nutrition support as well.

Our North Adams Family Dental Center team knows that going to the dentist isn’t easy for everyone, so we strive to make you as comfortable as possible. We use the most up-to-date imaging and technology for your oral health care.

CHP welcomes any and all patients, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, income, disability, or immigration status. In addition to accepting most traditional private insurance plans and Medicare, CHP accepts MassHealth and MA Health Connector plans. A sliding fee is available to eligible patients.

MEDICAL

Our medical team provides:

  • Evaluation and treatment
  • Ongoing care for medical problems
  • Comprehensive care for chronic conditions
  • Referrals for specialty care and mental health care
  • Patient and parent education
  • Same-day sick visits
  • After-hours coverage by a local physician
  • Well baby care
  • Adolescent health care
  • Gynecological care/family planning
  • Immunizations
  • Nutrition and wellness counseling

After Hours Care

We maintain 24-hour emergency coverage through an answering service. If your call is about an appointment, referral, billing, or prescription refill, please call during normal office hours.

Prescription Refills

Refills require 48 hours advance notice during regular office hours. Prescriptions are NOT refilled after hours, on weekends, or on holidays.

NARCOTICS ARE NOT PRESCRIBED WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT.

Forms

We are happy to fill out forms for annual physicals for camp, school, college, or other applications for patients who are up-to-date on their yearly physicals.

Please give our office at least one week to complete and return the forms to you. Otherwise, you may bring them with you to your physical appointment.

Other Services

Our office is happy to assist you with applying for insurance plans, providing an interpreter or translation services, finding affordable prescription programs, and flexible appointment scheduling.

CHP Community Health Center is partially funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Executive Office of Health and Human Services, the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, Elder Services of Berkshire County and other grants and donations.

DENTAL

At North Adams Family Dental, we know that oral health is closely linked to overall health and well-being. Our dental health professionals deliver high-quality, comprehensive dental care to adults and children as young as age 1.

CHP’s family dental team is here to put you at ease and to make your dental visit as comfortable as possible. using the latest digital imaging technology and compassionate care. For people who don’t like going to the dentist,

Our dental team provides:

  • Consultations
  • X-Rays
  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Cleanings
  • Sealants
  • Fluoride Applications
  • Restorative Procedures
  • Root Canals
  • Prosthetics: Crowns, Partials, Dentures
  • Emergency Care
  • Trauma Management
  • Patient and Parents’ Education
  • Referrals for specialty oral care
  • Simple Extractions
  • Deep Cleans / Root Planing

Oral Health: Prevention & Education

CHP ensures that patients of all ages receive linguistically and culturally appropriate education about oral health and preventive care. Our care is customized to each patient.

Pediatric Dental Care

Good oral hygiene begins with infancy–and with parent education. CHP is dedicated to providing parent-friendly information about pediatric oral health and ensures quality care for infants and children of all ages.

Our offices are child-friendly, and our professional staff is thoroughly trained in all aspects of pediatric oral health care.

Prenatal & Infant Oral Health

Dental health and proper nutrition are both essential for expectant mothers and new infants. During pregnancy,  changes in estrogen and progesterone levels can cause changes in a mother’s oral health, which might require attention. For an infant, baby teeth begin to surface at about four months.

Oral Health Care for the Elderly

At CHP, we take special care to tend to the oral health needs of our elderly patients, and we are sensitive to those patients who are living on a fixed income.

Oral Cancer Screening

Our practices maintain a painless, non-invasive oral mucosal examination system for the early detection of abnormal tissue.

Special Needs

Our office is handicap accessible. We offer personalized assistance for handicapped patients, including special planning and management of treatment for patients with complex medical or physical needs.

We take special care in making appointments that keep the number and length of visits to a minimum.

Family Dental Outreach

CHP outreach staff conduct publicized health screenings and education in well-known, accessible locations throughout the community at town halls, libraries, faith-based organizations, schools, workplaces, councils on aging, low-income housing, and community centers, reaching those in need of dental care.

Many thanks to the Massachusetts Dental Society Foundation and the Oral Health Foundation for their generous support.

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