They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Never does that statement apply more than when it comes to your health – including your oral health! By scheduling regular, routine dental care for you and your family, you’re making sure that any potential problems are found as early as possible when they’re simpler and less expensive to fix. Since pretty much everyone is looking to save a little money these days, a great place to start is by scheduling a checkup and cleaning for the whole family with a family dentist in Norwood!
Central Dental Associates Blog
May 15, 2018
February 5, 2018
Every February, thousands of dentists across the country make the effort to emphasize the importance of children’s dental health. While it’s important to maintain your oral health every month, dentists realize early oral development is key to keeping their smile into adulthood. Children are particularly vulnerable to cavities and gum disease, so making sure their primary teeth stay healthy is an important first step to keeping their permanent teeth healthy.
According to your family dentist in Norwood, they have many services to prevent tooth decay as well as restoring affected teeth. You’ll be relieved after learning how they protect your child’s oral health.
November 6, 2017
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.
October 18, 2017
When 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.
September 10, 2017
You 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…)
August 14, 2017
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.
July 9, 2017
Welcome 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.
June 9, 2017
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.
May 22, 2017
Are 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!
April 17, 2017
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.