Dental Crowns Can Improve Your Smile

Would you like to improve your smile? If so, have you considered dental crowns? Dental crowns can help improve the appearance of your teeth. Our dental expert, Dr. Perichole Eilers with Watertown Family Dental in Watertown, Massachusetts, is trained and experienced with dental crowns and is happy to explain more... Read more »

Do You Need Treatment for Dry Mouth?

Your mouth cranks out saliva throughout the day to keep your teeth and gums protected from harmful dental problems. An important role of saliva is to naturally clean the teeth to wash away lingering food and bacteria particles following a meal. The flow of saliva also keeps your mouth wet... Read more »

Dentures for a New Smile

Dentures are commonly considered to be a dental treatment for the elderly, but can actually benefit younger patients, too. In fact, any patient who has missing teeth may be a candidate for dentures. In recent years, dentures have undergone significant advancements have made them much more effective in replacing missing... Read more »

The Best Ways to Restore the Health of Your Smile After Wrestling Season

If you failed to keep your teeth, gums and smile in mind this wrestling season, then there is a good chance you are suffering with dental issues or poor oral health. This can be dangerous if you don’t get the problems treated right away. So, our dentist, Dr. Perichole Eilers,... Read more »

Dental Facts on Dentures

  Have you ever lost any teeth before? Do you have any teeth that are extremely loose or teeth that are due for a tooth extraction anytime soon? Even if you have severe or broken or damaged teeth, a tooth extraction may be needed to improve your smile. Luckily, there... Read more »

Baby Teeth and Dental Crowns

  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... Read more »

Quality Oral Hygiene Products Are Critical for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

A healthy mouth is important for your overall enjoyment of life. Suffering from cavities, gum disease, oral cancer, and other oral health maladies can cause discomfort, embarrassment, and inconvenience. Some of these conditions might also require costly and invasive treatment if they’re not detected early. To help prevent these serious... Read more »

Chronic Bad Breath Could Herald a Developing Oral Health Problem

Acute bad breath is often the result of consuming a pungent food or beverage. It can often be remedied by brushing your teeth, flossing, and a vigorous rinse with an ADA approved antiseptic mouthwash. Yet chronic bad breath that persists without any overt cause, could be a symptom of a... Read more »

When Is Tooth Extraction Necessary?

Typically, tooth extraction is a last-resort option. This is because our dentist, Dr. Perichole Eilers, wants to do everything possible to save the tooth. Now, although this is the case, there are still times when tooth extraction is necessary. Our dental team is happy to tell you when those times... Read more »

Your Toothbrush Needs to Be Replaced Periodically

The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth each morning and night, as well as floss at least once each day as part of an effective oral hygiene routine. This is designed to remove plaque, food material, and other unwanted bacterial residues before they can contribute to cavity... Read more »