Fast, Accurate, Comfortable Technology For Excellence in Patient Care

At Watkin Dental Associates, as your dentists in Fitchburg, when we find dental technology that’s backed with science and helps to give you a more comfortable & predictable dental experience, we’re all for it. After all – our goal is the same as yours – to give you the beautiful, healthy, intact, and functional smile you deserve! Cone Beam Digital …

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Dental Crowns Can Protect And Reignite Your Smile

At Watkin Dental Associates, many of our patients have had dental crowns (or crown & bridge treatment) to restore their beautiful smiles. But many haven’t, and we often get questions about what a crown is and why we would place one. We’re glad to take a moment today to give you a general overview and let you know why this …

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Don’t Become The Victim Of A Sports Injury

Does your son or daughter play on a school sports team? Are you in a rec league? Listen up! Your preventive dentist in Fitchburg wants you to get the best protection for your precious smile – a sports mouthguard. Some things are out of our control … but what we can prevent is damage to our smiles caused by contact …

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Dental Implants Can Restore Your Smile And Quality of Life

Losing one or more teeth doesn’t have to spell the end of your healthy, beautiful, natural-looking smile. At Watkin Dental Associates, we’ve rejuvenated many patients’ smiles and protected their oral health for future years with dental implants. Did you know… If you happen to lose just one tooth due to gum disease, decay, or trauma, neighboring teeth will shift, potentially …

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Dentist in Fitchburg Offers Technology For Your Comfort And Convenience

As a dentist in Fitchburg, at Watkin Dental Associates, we refuse to compromise on the level of quality care we offer. Part of that commitment is the use of diagnostic technologies because they provide many advantages for you – our valued patient. In this blog … I’ll talk about the technology that helps us better determine the state of your …

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Oral Cancer Awareness – Early Detection Saves Lives

Did you know that one American dies every hour from oral cancer? In fact more people die from oral cancers than either cervical or skin cancer. And because two-thirds of oral cancers are discovered in the late stages of the disease, prognosis is often poor. When discovered late, the 5-year survival rate is a frightening 55% – yet when discovered …

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Sleepless (With Sleep Apnea) In Fitchburg

Sleep apnea is a disorder that results in the momentary cessation of breathing throughout the night. These involuntary pauses in breathing might seem like a small thing, but for some people, they occur up to sixty or more times per hour for a duration of up to 30 seconds each time… That’s almost FOUR hours of no breathing in an …

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What To Do If You Have No Dental Insurance

An estimated 50% of Americans have no dental insurance. If you choose to pay out of pocket for dental cleanings and other dental procedures it can get quite expensive. We’ve got great news! As a valued patient of Watkin Dental Associates, you are eligible to sign up for our In-House Membership discount plan, custom-created for our patients. As a member, …

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Kid’s Oral Health Month

February Is For Kids Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month?  It all began as a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio on February 3rd, 1941, with the first national observance of Children’s Dental Health Day on February 8th, 1949.  Now, more than 75 years later, every February, the message of the importance of oral health goes …

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