Yearly Archives: 2017

The Types of Tooth-Coloured Fillings

There are a number of options available for patients in need of dental fillings. Teeth can be filled with anything from silver amalgam fillings (consisting of mercury mixed with zinc, silver, copper or tin) to tooth-coloured fillings, such as glass ionomer, porcelain or composite resin. Let’s take a look at the most widely-used tooth-coloured filling…
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What You Need to Know About Dental Crowns

In simple terms, a dental crown is a cap that covers the tooth. Many patients have crowns for a number of reasons, such as strengthening their teeth, as well as restoring their size, shape, and appearance. Once done, the crown fully covers the visible portion of the tooth above the gum line. Why is a…
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Create a New Year’s Resolution for a Healthier Smile!

At the beginning of every year, we all willingly make big or small New Year’s resolutions with the good intentions of hopefully maintaining them. One way to achieve these goals is by taking steps to implement good oral health and proper dental care. If this is something you happen to be struggling with, then continue…
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High Tooth Filling: Causes, Problems, and Treatment

The purpose of fillings is to remedy various issues with your teeth including tooth decay and cavities. The process involves your dentist removing the damaged portion of the affected tooth and then replacing it with a filling agent the purpose of which is to restore the tooth to its former glory. Unfortunately, many people seem…
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