Dentures – Your Total Smile Solution

We provide dentures in Fitchburg and can restore your natural appearance and your ability to eat and speak. For many people – in consultation with my team at Watkin Dental Associates in Fitchburg – dentures remain the treatment of choice. Dentures are removable, custom-fitted replacement teeth that are crafted from strong, durable materials like acrylic resin which can be reinforced …

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What You Need to Know about Cosmetic Dentistry

When you hear the words “cosmetic dentistry”, do you think of caps, crowns, and teeth whitening? How about dental implants? Cosmetic dentistry includes all these things, and much more. Change your smile, change your life. Cosmetic dentistry definitely improves the way your teeth look, and can improve your dental health as well. Let’s explore some of the most popular procedures. …

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The Top 10 Benefits of Dental Implants

How do you feel about your smile? Our smiles are one of the first things people notice about us. That is because nice teeth can give the impression of health and vitality. Missing teeth can be embarrassing, and negatively impact the health of your mouth and jaw. Thankfully, there are a few options available if you have missing teeth, including …

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The Benefits of a Multi-Specialty Dental Practice

Wondering if cosmetic dentistry may be right for you? Take our quiz to find out more… Have you ever heard the expression “when it rains, it pours”? That old adage happens in life more often than we like, and it can occur in every type of situation, including your dental needs. Perhaps your child has a cavity at the same …

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Teeth Whitening

Advantages, Risks And Costs Of Dental Implants When your dentist tells you it’s time for a dental implant, you may have some concerns. Fortunately, dental implants are becoming more common procedures and can make a big, positive difference in your dental health. They can replace missing or damaged teeth and keep the integrity of your dental health.Though it can be …

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Treatment Options for Sleep Apnea

Wondering if Sleep Apnea may be impacting you? Take our quiz to find out more… Sleep apnea patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) can be treated, based on extent and severity with either: Generally, mild and moderate sleep apnea patients are successfully treated with dental appliances. There are some cases where patients are not able to tolerate the CPAP system …

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Periodontal Disease: Types of Gum Disease

Periodontal (gum) diseases, including gingivitis and periodontitis, are serious infections that, left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. The word periodontal literally means “around the tooth.” Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Periodontal disease can affect one tooth or many teeth. It begins when the bacteria in plaque (the sticky, colorless …

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DIGITAL IMPRESSIONS: NO GAG DENTISTRY

It wasn’t too long ago that when you went to the dentist for certain procedures, like dental impressions, you knew you were in for some serious discomfort. With your mouth stuffed full of a dental compound, the dentist left you alone while it set and you sat in discomfort for what seemed like forever trying not to gag. Now, however, …

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What is endodontic treatment?

If you have a missing tooth, wherever it may be in your mouth, you might be self-conscious about it. You may wonder if you are the only one with this situation, but according to the American Dental Association the average adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has at least three decayed or missing teeth. When people have a …

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