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More Than Just Crowns: CEREC Restorations You Can Get in One Day

CEREC technology is remarkable. It lets us make new ceramic crowns in our office in one day. There's no need to get temporary restorations and no need to make a second visit to the dentist. Instead, you get your dental restoration procedure completed in a single visit. While CEREC crowns have the [...]

What is Causing Your Tooth Erosion?

The enamel is an extremely important part of your tooth, as it protects the entire tooth structure from daily uses like grinding, crunching, biting, and chewing. While it is a hard protective surface, it can crack and chip, and once the damage is done, there is no reversing it. Unfortunately, the enamel is sensitive [...]

Fillings or Onlays?

Many times when we are upgrading old mercury fillings, patients are faced with the decision to do either composite fillings or more durable restorations called onlays. While both composite fillings and onlays are very aesthetic, the biggest difference between the two is the strength of the material.  White fillings, also called "bonding" is actually composite [...]

Avoiding Cracked Teeth

Here is a good example from this week how teeth with old, mercury fillings can create cracks in teeth. We repaired both of these molars with custom-made ceramic crowns and a composite resin filling on the smaller premolar. Symptoms of cracked teeth like these often involve increased sensitivity to hot and cold, as well [...]

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