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Your Family Dentist in Norwood Offers Effective Sealants

November 6, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 6:37 pm

child smiling happy With the holidays right around the corner, all children are twiddling their thumbs waiting for the holiday break. This quick vacation period from school includes long days outside with their friends, gifts, and of course there are practically unlimited sweet treats.

One of the best gifts you can give your little one for the new year is protection for their smile. That’s right, you can add an additional layer of protection for their little teeth with dental sealants from your family dentist in Norwood.


Get a Healthy, Straight Smile with Your Dentist in Norwood

October 18, 2017

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — Dr. John Maheu @ 11:46 pm

Beautiful smile and dental mirrorWhen you look in the mirror, do you see gaps, overcrowding, or rotated teeth? If so, you are not alone as most people are not born with a naturally straight smile. While your alignment issues often make you feel insecure about your appearance, you have yet to visit your dentist in Norwood for treatment because you believe that it is only a cosmetic issue. However, straight teeth are not just important for your confidence. They are also vital to promoting a healthy smile.

Learn to Stop Dreading Your Trip to the Norwood Dentist

September 10, 2017

Fearful man at dental officeYou have your father’s eyes and your mother’s dental phobia. Does genetic dental phobia sound a little strange? Millions of US adults and children report experiencing some level of anxiety or fear associated with visiting the dentist. If you’re one of these fearful dental patients, recent research out of West Virginia University (WVU) indicates your genealogy may be to blame. It’s important to keep in mind that the right dentist also has an impact on alleviating both genetic and learned dental phobias and anxieties. That means finding a trustworthy family dentist is essential to help you overcome your dental anxieties or fears. (more…)

How Can Your Norwood Cosmetic Dentist Help You?

August 14, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 4:18 pm

A woman with a beautiful smile.You’re already starting to feel nervous for your big presentation at work, and it’s still a month away! It’s not the content of the meeting that makes you nervous, but rather having to present the information in front of new clients. You know that if this presentation goes well, it could mean more responsibility and a promotion for you; however, you’re nervous about your teeth. You’ve lived with stained teeth that overlap for years, and you feel self-conscious about smiling in front of others, especially new clients. Did you know that your Norwood cosmetic dentist can help you? Here’s how.


Looking for a Family Dentist? We’re Accepting New Patients!

July 9, 2017

Happy family smiling thanks to family dentist in norwoodWelcome to Central Dental Associates! If you and your loved ones are looking for a family dentistry practice in Norwood, our office might be right for you. We offer a wide range of dental treatments to meet the needs of patients of all ages, and for your convenience, we offer early morning, evening, and Saturday appointment times to fit even the busiest family’s schedules. If you’d like to bring your whole family to see us on the same day, we can even set aside a block of appointments. We do our utmost to make dental care convenient and comfortable for every member of the family. Don’t hesitate to contact us to find out more or schedule your appointment today.

Eat Right & Prevent Cavities – Tips From Your Children’s Dentist In Norwood

June 9, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 2:22 pm

If you use these nutrition suggestions from your premier children’s dentist in Norwood, you can help your son or daughter stay cavity free. Your children always make you smile – their precocious and curious, kind and smart, and as loving as you could possibly get. Since these little ones are the apples of your eye, when you beam with pride about your son and daughter, you immediately think about their teeth. Sure, you know that they should brush twice a day and floss, too, but what about nutrition? Since kids are inundated with sweets – and their already at an increased risk for tooth decay due to developing hand-eye coordination – you premier children’s dentist in Norwood, Central Dental Associates, offers helpful tips on what and how to eat to prevent cavities and to set your kids up for a lifetime of dental success.


Can I Replace Teeth with Dental Implants in Norwood?

May 22, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 7:00 pm

Dental implants in Norwood can stabilize denturesAre you missing one, two or even all of your teeth?  Would you like your smile to be healthy, strong and attractive again? Then, why not explore dental implants in Norwood from Central Dental Associates? Very experienced in these exceptional tooth replacements, Drs. Maheu, Viventi, Shomali, Faris, Stoddard and Mattos evaluate patients for dental implants and place them in during simple in-house oral surgeries. The results are dramatic and absolutely life-changing!


The Dangers of Ignoring an Abscessed Tooth

April 17, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 11:31 am

Learn more about the dangers of ignoring an abscessed tooth.It starts off with sensitivity to hot or cold, but it goes away, so you don’t think much about it. Soon you’re feeling pain more often, but Ibuprofen takes care of it. The next thing you know, you’re waking up at night with constant and pretty severe pain that makes it hard to sleep, now your tooth has your attention! Pain like this typically indicates an abscess, which is an infection of the root in your tooth. This is not pain you should overlook, and it’s important to understand the dangers of ignoring an abscessed tooth.


Protect Your Smile with Wisdom Teeth Removal in Norwood, MA

March 14, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , — Dr. John Maheu @ 5:39 pm

Wisdom teeth removal at Central Dental Associates is carefully considered and planned by our dentists. Seems like just about everyone has his or her wisdom teeth removed. But is it absolutely necessary for you to do so? The short answer to that question is it depends. Wisdom tooth removal is often recommended when there isn’t enough room in your jaw for them to grow in properly. In this case, wisdom teeth can cause real problems. The dentists at Central Dental Associates will be able to help you decide whether or not wisdom teeth extraction is the correct treatment option for your smile and healthy mouth.


Norwood Family Dentist Cares for Smiles of All Ages

February 13, 2017

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: , — Dr. John Maheu @ 4:47 pm

Norwood family dentist offers comprehensive careTake a look at the homepage of our website and you’ll see a photo of a happy family strolling hand-in-hand: grandma and grandpa, mom and dad, son and daughter. This picture truly represents the breadth of care you’ll receive from your Norwood family dentist at Central Dental Associates. Our dentists and their team are capable of caring for smiles of all ages. So whether your son or daughter needs a tooth-colored filling, you need a dental crown or a senior parent needs new dentures, we are able to deliver the best service for your optimal smile.


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