CAVITIES & FILLINGS
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TOOTH FILLING EL CAJON, CA
WHAT IS A DENTAL FILLING AND WHY DO YOU NEED ONE?
CAVITIES EL CAJON, CA
WHAT IS A CAVITY?
DENTAL CAVITY CAVITIES EL CAJON, CA
DIFFERENT TYPES OF FILLINGS
Gold fillings are a type of dental restoration that uses gold alloy as the filling material. Gold fillings are extremely durable, long lasting, and low maintenance. They also provide excellent insulation to the tooth, preventing it from sensitivity and temperature extremes. While gold fillings are expensive compared to other materials, they provide a good investment in the long run due to their durability.
Ceramic fillings are a type of dental restoration that uses ceramic material as the filling material. Ceramic fillings are highly aesthetic and provide a natural-looking finish that closely matches the color of the surrounding teeth. They are also strong, durable, and resistant to staining. Ceramic fillings can be used to replace both metal and composite fillings, offering a more natural-looking alternative.
Amalgam fillings are a type of dental restoration that uses a mixture of metals as the filling material. Amalgam fillings are popular due to their affordability, durability, and relatively simple application. They are also less likely to chip or crack compared to other materials. However, amalgam fillings can appear darker than other types of fillings and do not provide the same aesthetic benefits as ceramic or composite fillings.
HOW ARE FILLINGS PLACED?
The placement of a filling typically involves the removal of decayed material, cleaning of the affected area, and then filling the cavity with the appropriate material. The dentist may also seal the tooth to protect it from further damage or infection. Depending on the type of filling material used, the dentist may use a light-curing process to harden the material and ensure that the restoration is secure.
DENTAL CAVITIES FAQS EL CAJON, CA
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Will my tooth hurt after a filling?
What are the signs of a cavity?
How much will my filling cost?
The cost of a filling depends on several factors, such as the extent of the decay and which type of material is used. If you would like to get an accurate estimate, we suggest you contact us for more information.
How long does a filling last?
Dental implants are artificial replacements for missing teeth. They are typically made from titanium and surgically inserted into the jawbone to provide a secure, long-lasting solution for tooth replacement. Dental implants can be used to replace a single missing tooth or multiple teeth, or to support dentures.
CROWNS & BRIDGES
Crowns and bridges are restorative dental treatments used to repair decayed, broken, or missing teeth. A crown is a custom-made artificial tooth that covers the entire visible part of a natural tooth, while a bridge is a prosthesis consisting of one or more artificial teeth held together by two crowns that are attached to healthy teeth on either side of the gap. Crowns and bridges can be made from different materials such as porcelain, ceramic, or metal alloys.
Dentures are removable prosthetic teeth used to replace missing teeth. They usually consist of an acrylic base that fits over the gums and artificial teeth made from porcelain or plastic. Dentures can be full or partial and may need to be adjusted or replaced as your mouth changes with age.
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