Posts Categorized: Dental Fillings

What Else Can Tooth-Colored Fillings Do?

One of the biggest reasons why tooth-colored fillings are so popular is because, as they’re name suggests, they blend in with teeth to remain completely discreet. Since cavities are the most common dental health issue, most patients appreciate being able to deal with them without having to deal with the metal appearance of traditional fillings…. Read more »

Ouch! Is That a Cavity?

Ouch! Do You Have a Dental Cavity

Was your cup of coffee accompanied by dental discomfort, this morning, instead of the usual cream and sugar? Did last night’s dessert leave your sweet tooth unsatisfied? In fact, did it leave you in pain? If so, you could be suffering from a dental cavity. Cavities occur when the enamel of the teeth has eroded… Read more »

Struggling with a Cavity? Here’s How a Filling Can Help

Dental Filling Got You Down?

Did you know that cavities affect nearly 90 percent of adults in America? Kids aren’t immune to dental decay either. In fact, approximately 30 percent of school-aged children will also deal with dental cavities before they have even reached high school. Fortunately, treatment for cavities is often quite simple, particularly if a person visits the… Read more »

Got Questions? Ask a Restorative Dentist: Part One

Do You Need Restorative Dentistry?

Are you worried about your smile’s health, because of dental symptoms like discomfort while eating or grey lines along a tooth? Did your last dental visit go poorly, because of several years of poor dental hygiene, missed checkups, a diet high in sugar, or simply a genetic proclivity to cavities? If so, you may have… Read more »

Does Your Smile Need Restorative Treatment? Part One

Do You Need Restorative Dentistry?

Wondering if the discomfort you’ve been experiencing could be due to a dental issue? Are you curious if that tooth or gums problem even requires a visit to the dentist? Restorative dentistry includes a number of procedures designed to eliminate discomfort, treat infections, protect fragile teeth, and restore a patient’s overall oral health. This can… Read more »

Cavity Causing You to Frown? Ask for a Tooth-colored Filling: Part One

Crown Causing a Frown? Learn About Dental Fillings

Cavities are one of the most common dental problems on the planet. In fact, almost 90 percent of people will experience at least one cavity during their lives, and many will suffer from cavities much more frequently. Sadly, for years, sufferers of cavities were subjected to restorative treatment that helped restore their oral health, but… Read more »

Replacing Mercury Fillings | Should my silver fillings be removed

Must all silver amalgam fillings which contain mercury be replaced? Has your dentists suggested replacing all of yours? This is a hot button issue among dental professionals in the U.S. Is there enough mercury in silver amalgam fillings to cause illness? Are there facts that prove mercury leaches from fillings and causes illness? If so,… Read more »