A Bad Filling Needs to Be Diagnosed and Treated by a Dentist

Small cavities, chipped tooth enamel, and minor cases of dental attrition can often be treated with a simple dental filling. This mode of treatment will essentially replace the compromised area of tooth enamel restoring the tooths health. Once the dental filling has been married to the surrounding tooth enamel it will effectively restore the normal function and comfort of the... read more »

If You Are Missing a Filling, the Tooth Might Need to Be Restored by a Crown

Fillings are designed to repair small to medium-sized cavities. As time goes by, older and larger fillings have a greater propensity to fail. Sometimes, bacteria can work their way between the seam of a filling and cause a new area of decay. When a filling is lost, there might not be enough healthy enamel remaining for your dentist, Dr. Thomas... read more »

Dental Crowns Fix Missing Fillings

Fillings are intended to repair small to medium-sized cavities. Even though a filling is designed to last a long time, the bacteria in your mouth can sometimes weaken the cement that is holding it in place. If a large filling is lost or if new decay has developed in the tooth, there might not be enough healthy enamel remaining to... read more »