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 […]
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 […]
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 as pain […]