October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

The Right Tools to Care for Your Smile

Do you have the right tools to care for your smile? If not, you are not alone. Many people threaten their oral health by neglecting some necessary steps to keep their smile clean. Luckily, you have the information you know to equip yourself with the right tools to use each... Read more »

Spring Into the Season With Dental Damage Prevention

Are you aware of common types of dental damage that you're often susceptible to in your day-to-day life? Although you may be taking the time to protect your teeth and gums from various microscopic risks associated with dental erosion and cavities, it is also important to be aware of risks... Read more »

The Ins and Outs of Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry has left many smiles looking beautiful and flawless in its wake. In fact, there are many who wonder just what cosmetic dentistry has to offer regarding the various treatments that can be used to enhance your smile. If you have dreamed of a beautiful and flawless smile, then... Read more »

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 »