Tooth Colored Fillings

Many patients have an interest in finding out about tooth colored fillings. Yes, those silver fillings are still being placed within some dental clinics. In my practice, we stopped using the silver … [Read more...]

White Fillings: How Have They Done?

During the time that I was in dental school in the mid-1980's, the white fillings materials were becoming a popular option for the back teeth. Naturally, silver fillings were more visible and were not … [Read more...]

How Do Dental Crowns Work?

There are numerous ways that dental crowns work. Basically crowns strengthen teeth while fillings weaken teeth. So then it follows that the larger a filling is, the thinner the surrounding tooth … [Read more...]

What is Dental Bonding?

Dental bonding is generally considered a cosmetic dental procedure. The goal of dental bonding is to adhere a tooth-colored material in order to replace missing tooth structure or to add to tooth … [Read more...]

Teeth with White Fillings Needn’t Be Sensitive

Dental white fillings became an option over silver fillings in the mid-1980's. The earliest of these white fillings wore down too quickly and were characterized by sensitivity to air, cold, or to … [Read more...]