Diamons

silver

Photography by Dr. Padval

Composite Fillings

What is a composite resin (white filling)? A composite resin is a tooth-colored plastic mixture filled with glass (silicon dioxide). Introduced in the 1960s, dental composites were confined to the front teeth because they were not strong enough to withstand the pressure and wear generated by the back teeth. Since then, composites have been significantly improved and can be successfully placed in the back teeth as well. Composites are not only used for restoring decay, but are also used for cosmetic improvements of the [...]

By |2023-12-22T15:02:00-08:00February 13, 2024|Restorative Dentistry|

Metal Free Fillings

Are Yours to Choose! The esthetic result is beyond compare: with tooth colored fillings, your teeth will look as fresh, white, and natural as when they first grew in. Chewing puts incredible stresses on teeth. That’s why, in the past, filling cavities and restoring damaged teeth involved a tradeoff—usually between strength and good looks. You don’t have to be a dentist to know that gold or silver is not a natural component of teeth. Today, you have a choice of restoration options. The most [...]

By |2023-12-22T15:01:16-08:00January 2, 2024|Cosmetic Dentistry|