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4 Ways Your Smile Can Change as You Age

December 19, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 9:55 am
elderly couple smiling

Our hair color isn’t the only thing that changes as we get older. As we age, so does our smile. Your teeth eventually wear down after a lifetime of chewing meals and snacks. But did you know that the alignment of your teeth can become altered as well? A family dentist in Norwood is here to explain four ways that age can change your smile.

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Visit Your Dentist Before Your Coverage Expires

November 26, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — Dr. John Maheu @ 12:14 pm

dental appointmentWhen was the last time you visited your family dentist in Norwood? If you’re like one-third of adults, you probably haven’t been to your dental office within the last 12 months. Despite having dental insurance, many people believe it’s still too expensive to visit their dentist unless it’s an emergency, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Your coverage allows you to get the services you need without breaking the bank; however, if you don’t hurry, you’re going to lose the opportunity. At the end of the year, your dental benefits will expire.

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Keep Your Smile Healthy with These 7 Halloween Candy Alternatives

October 5, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 3:10 pm
two young girls dressed up for Halloween

It’s likely your child is getting excited about Halloween and all the sweet, colorful candy that comes with it. Unfortunately, as delicious as these treats can be, they can wreak havoc on your child’s teeth (and yours)! If you’re planning to stay home this year and take part in the annual passing out of the “candy,” don’t feel like you have to follow along with the crowd in purchasing that expensive bag of candy on the shelf. Instead, hear from a family dentist in Norwood who shares 7 alternative treats that are still yummy but will do less harm to young teeth.

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Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

September 18, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 2:46 pm
woman with sensitive teeth eating ice cream

An old friend is coming back into town, and to celebrate you’re going to see a Patriots game with them. You’re having a great time and the team is doing well when you start to get a little hungry. You get some ice cream, thinking it’ll be a yummy snack. You take a huge bite, only for a jolt of pain to shoot through your teeth! Why are your teeth so sensitive? Fortunately, your family dentist in Norwood has the answers, and can offer treatment options to soothe your discomfort.

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3 Reasons to See Your Family Dentist for a Back-to-School Checkup

August 23, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 5:12 pm
little boy in dental chair

Buying school supplies isn’t the only thing you need to do to make sure your little one is ready for the upcoming school year. According to the American Dental Association, dental checkups are just as important as getting a routine physical exam from their primary care doctor. Since you’re already making a list of things you need to do before school starts, why not add “see my family dentist in Norwood” to that list? Here are 3 reasons why your kid’s smile can benefit from a checkup.

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Should You Floss or Brush First? Your Norwood Family Dentist Has the Answer

July 17, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 12:32 pm
Row of dental hygiene products

Should you put on your left or right shoe first? Are you supposed to wash your hair before your body? There seems to be an unending list of how to do your daily routines right and the debate over brushing or flossing your teeth first is no different. Luckily, your Norwood family dentist is here to answer the question once and for all.

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3 Benefits Of Seeing Your Family Dentist In Norwood Every 6 Months

June 21, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 2:19 pm
high definition picture of plaque removal

Life with a family can be hectic, so it’s understandable that sometimes you need to move appointments around to fit into everyone’s busy schedules. Your family dentist in Norwood can accommodate everyone’s plans so your entire family can maintain their healthy and happy smiles. Read on for 3 reasons you shouldn’t put off scheduling all of your loved ones’ semi-annual visits.

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month with Your Family Dentist in Norwood

April 13, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 11:07 am
Woman smiling

Did you know that April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month? This time of the year is an effort to raise the awareness on receiving routine oral cancer screenings. These examinations are noninvasive, and they take a matter of minutes! Because you can fully recover from oral cancer if it’s caught early on, routine screenings with your family dentist in Norwood are your best defense. Keep reading to learn why oral cancer screenings are vital and what you can expect when you receive one.

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What to Expect from the Right Family Dentist in Norwood!

March 15, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 10:58 pm
family of four hugging smiling

When it comes to fortifying your family’s oral health, it’s of the utmost importance to receive preventive care. Not only does it leave everyone with clean teeth, but it also provides an opportunity to stop any developing issues in their tracks before they can become bigger problems. Before your loved ones can experience the full benefits, though, you must first find the right family dentist in Norwood to provide care. Read on to discover a key trait to look for!

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Looking For a New Dentist In Norwood in 2019? You’ve Come To the Right Place

January 14, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. John Maheu @ 6:51 am
Smiling woman in the dental chair

It’s a brand new year and a great time to make healthy, positive changes in your routine. While most people think about getting in shape every January, why not focus on getting your smile in shape for a change? And, if you’re looking for a new dentist in Norwood to help you do that, you’ll be glad to know that Central Dental Associates is accepting new patients. Everyone on the staff here looks forward to meeting you and serving all your dental needs for many years to come – keep reading to learn about the services we offer and what makes us stand out from the rest!

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