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.
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April 17, 2017
March 14, 2017
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.
February 13, 2017
Take 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.
January 6, 2017
An unattractive smile may not only be the result of damage to your teeth, but may also result in damage to your self-confidence. No one wants to feel the shame of a smile that is marred by ugly teeth. And you shouldn’t have to. There are a number of cosmetic dentistry treatments available today that can repair your teeth, restore your smile and rebuild your confidence. In Norwood, veneers and cosmetic bonding are two of the most frequently chosen procedures. The only question is which one is right for your smile. One of our dentists will be glad to examine your teeth and make the appropriate recommendation.
December 12, 2016
Working with health care providers you trust is a priority, especially if you have a family to think about. The same holds true for your dental care. Besides an office with convenient hours and location, you want to work with highly skilled dentists who can meet your family’s needs. And wouldn’t it be nice if every family member could see the same provider? This saves you the time and stress of driving all over town for your children’s dental appointments. Central Dental Associates is your family dentist in Norwood, and here are some of the comprehensive services you can expect when you choose our office for care.
November 14, 2016
With the costs of healthcare always on the rise, it’s important to make the most of your healthcare benefits. For dental insurance, working with a provider within your network ensures that you receive the lowest fees and highest coverage for treatment procedures. Central Dental Associates is proud to be your Blue Cross Blue Shield dentists in Norwood. Here are some of the advanced services we provide that you can enjoy with your Blue Cross benefits.
October 14, 2016
Xerostomia, or dry mouth as it is commonly called, comes from several sources: anxiety and stress, cancer treatment, immunosuppression plus others. More than annoying, dry mouth contributes to worrisome dental issues, such as cavities. Learn more about xerostomia and how to deal with it from Central Dental Associates, your caring dentists in Whiting.
September 22, 2016
Finding the right dental provider to work with can be challenging, especially when you want to utilize your dental insurance. Well, your highly skilled dental team at Central Dental Associates is here to take the guesswork out of choosing the right provider. Not only do we offer high quality and comprehensive care, we are also your Delta Dental dentists in Norwood, MA. Here are some of the exceptional services we offer at Central Dental Associates.
September 7, 2016
Can you do without even one of your teeth? Maybe you could, but is that best for your appearance and for your oral health? The answer is no. Missing teeth impact aesthetics, speech and oral function. The dentists at Central Dental Associates place dental implants in their Norwood office and also deliver dentures and fixed bridgework for complete and happy smiles. (more…)
August 2, 2016
Prevention resides at the heart of dentistry. At Central Dental Associates, Dr. Robert L. Viventi and his associate Norwood dentists do everything possible to preserve natural tooth structure and healthy gums. Restorations such as tooth-colored fillings and porcelain crowns shore up cracked, decayed enamel, and root canal therapy removes infected inner pulp and seals a tooth for more years of good function.
However, sometimes, teeth must be pulled. Learn the process and the reasons behind this needed treatment at Central Dental Associates.