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While baby teeth are tiny, they’re just as susceptible to periodontal disease as are adult teeth. When children’s teeth get infected, the condition is defined as baby bottle tooth decay, and it can leave children with lost teeth and impaired gums and bones. To shield your little one from baby bottle tooth decay, there are a few things we can do in our Watertown, Massachusetts, location. If you have any questions after reading this info, please call us at 617-923-0233 to learn a bit more and to pencil in your next cleaning.

One treatment for baby bottle tooth decay is the application of stainless steel crowns. If children’s teeth are beginning to wear down, the stainless steel crowns can protect them from further wearing down. Crowns, which are both durable and need little to no maintenance, are a simple and effective method of caring for baby bottle tooth decay. Applying dental crowns can typically be done in one trip, and the dentist may suggest using sedation to help your child stay as comfortable as possible. With oral crowns, we can guard your child’s teeth and keep them smiling for a long time to come.

Call 617-923-0233 to arrange your appointment at the Watertown, Massachusetts, Watertown Family Dental office with Dr. Perichole Eilers.