Our Services > Restorative
The concept of a “filling” is replacing and restoring your tooth
structure that is damaged due to decay or fracture with a
solid durable material. We will replace old, broken-down amalgam/metal
fillings that contain traces of mercury with white fillings
(composites) to restore your smile and teeth to a more natural
look and feel.
With today's advancements, no longer will you have to suffer the
embarrassment of unsightly and unhealthy silver/mercury fillings
or metal margins of the past. Eliminate the dark, black
appearance in your teeth with new-age, state-of-the-art,
tooth-colored composite or porcelain materials.
Comparing White Fillings Versus Silver Amalgam Fillings:
White fillings bond to the tooth; they strengthen the tooth by
restoring most of its original shape.
Silver amalgams, on the other hand,
can weaken the teeth and make
them more susceptible to breaking. Broken teeth can be very
expensive to replace; tooth colored composite can actually save
time and money in the long run.
Composites are preferred by most patients. This is
due to the natural color, strength and overall appearance and
feel. Composites are naturally more comfortable.
Restorations with composites
usually require less tooth structure
removal than those restorations with amalgam.
Dramatically smaller holes are needed with a
White fillings are healthier because no traces of mercury are
used, unlike silver amalgams.
Inlays/Onlays and Crowns
When the amount of decay is too great for a composite
filling, we can use a Porcelain Inlay or Onlay. Porcelain Inlays
and/or Onlays are wonderful for restoring a durable, strong,
long-lasting biting surface. In addition, Porcelain Inlays
and/or Onlays are a more conservative treatment than a crown.
If, however, your tooth has a restoration or filling that is too
large for proper treatment by using an Inlay or Onlay, then a
crown will be necessary. A Crown covers and protects the
"entire" natural tooth. Not only does a Crown also provide a
solid, durable and long-lasting biting surface, it will also
restore the natural shape and color. Our gentle
touch, and knowledge of modern dentistry, can restore your
dental health comfortably and quickly.
Root Canal Treatments
Root Canal Therapy can save teeth by removing infected
or damaged nerve tissue and replacing that tissue with an inert
filling material called "gutta percha". Of course, an anesthetic
that achieves very profound numbness is used so that you will
not feel a thing.
A Root Canal may be necessary due to the following: Decay enters
or nears the nerve or "pulp" chamber; Replacing an older,
failing restoration that may or may not be sensitive; the tooth
has a crack that enters the nerve or "pulp" chamber; the tooth
has recent or past trauma; or if there is an abscess due to a
Most instances may
be handled directly in our office, however there may be special
occasions when we will need to refer someone to another dentist
who specializes in this type of therapy.
When permanent teeth are lost, regardless of the reason, dental
implants can offer a “new lease on life.” They are superior to
other choices because they are solid, secure, and esthetic.
After nearly 35 years of use, they have a 95% + proven success
An implant is a special surgical grade titanium cylinder, manufactured
to highly precise specifications, under strict sterile
conditions, that is inserted surgically into the jawbone below
the gum surface.
As the bone bonds to the post, it forms a secure foundation onto
which your new teeth are then attached and shaped to match your
mouth. Implants can help replace a single tooth, or a full set
of teeth. If you have been suffering with a loose partial
denture, loose full dentures, or are missing teeth, do not
hesitate to call our doctors to be evaluated for implants. It
can change your life!
Partial or Complete Dentures
Gum disease, injury and tooth decay can all cause a loss
of your natural teeth. However, we can bring back the smile on
your face with dentures to restore your missing teeth. With
improved technology and updated materials, dentists can now make
them appear more natural and more comfortable for the patient.
There are two types of dentures: complete dentures and partial
dentures. Complete dentures cover the patient’s entire jaw while
partial dentures, using either an all acrylic or a custom fitted
metal framework, holds on to your remaining natural teeth to
replace those missing. Ask our doctors to see which type would
be right for you.
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