Fillings are materials used to replace natural tooth structure which is lost due to decay. A dentist will remove the decay, which is softened part of the tooth by bacteria, and will replace it with a filling material that fills in the cavity. It will then be shaped to fit your natural tooth shape and function.
In contrast to traditional silver fillings( Mercury content), we can create a filling that complements your tooth color and blends in to create a more natural looking smile. These fillings may be done in only one visit. You no longer need to see those dark silver or black spots on your teeth!
Your first oral examination includes a periodontal evaluation, visual examination, diagnosis, and treatment plan recommendation and X rays.
X-rays that may required include:
After the first exam, you may need only one set of bite wings X-ray/year.
Sealants are successfully used to protect molars and premolars chewing surfaces from decay by sealing their deep grooves . After a permanent tooth is sealed, bacteria cannot use the tooth grooves for habitation and this prevents decays. The entire procedure takes few minutes/tooth and it is totally painless. Sealants are great investment to protect permanent teeth from getting decays at all.
Is the practice of keeping the mouth and teeth clean to prevent dental issues, like tooth cavity, gingivitis, bad breath and periodontal diseases which it is the condition that the gum and bone around the teeth are involved.