Dr. David Cottrell, DMD

Dr. David Cottrell, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  |  
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Dr. David Cottrell, DMD is a dentist who practices in Franklin, MA. He has been practicing for 31 years. Read his story

835 W Central St

Franklin, MA 02038

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Cottrell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cottrell "Dr.Cottrell is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and former Chairman of the Department Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Boston University and Boston Medical Center. His extensive educational background, surgical experience, and research training allow Dr.Cottrell to provide the most advanced and predictable high quality care. Dr. Cottrell is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Past-President of the Massachusetts Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cottrell "My treatment philosophy is to focus on patient care, treating each patient to the best of our ability with the finest staff, office and advanced treatment options available today. Our patients receive the best care in a relaxed and comfortable environment."

Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Loss


  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • General Anesthesia
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Teeth Extraction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Bucknell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Pennsylvania / School Of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Tufts University/New Eng Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cottrell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cottrell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cottrell to family and friends
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cottrell's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Millbury, MA |
Dr. Cottrell was awesome, as well as the entire staff in the office. Very kind and helpful people, explained everything thoroughly to me and made me feel very comfortable despite my anxiety. Can't recommend them enough! Went in for wisdom tooth removal, one was very painful and infected. So...more
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in Walpole, MA |
I needed all 4 of my wisdom teeth extracted and my case posed some unique challenges. I feel that Dr Cottrell did an excellent job in every possible way. I have a very high regard for entire practice. I would recommend them.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cottrell accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental PPO
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Cottrell has admitting privileges

Norwood Hospital
800 Washington St
Norwood, MA 02062
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