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About Composite Fillings

Cavities and small fractures can cause tons large troubles if left untreated. within the past, metallic restorations known as amalgam fillings (or silver fillings) served a want however left many tooth discolored and strained from the wedging impact of the steel. today, tooth-coloured composite resins mixture into the tooth structure and are chemically bonded to the tooth presenting a robust, everlasting recuperation.

Composites serve each useful and aesthetic roles, frequently at the identical time. for instance, a cavity invading the the front of a enamel alongside the gum line may be visible to your smile line. via gently cleaning out the smooth, discolored vicinity and changing it with a teeth-coloured filling, the tooth is restored and looks better than ever.

Composites include a combination of liquid resin embedded with finely ground glass particles. after being molded to the prepared tooth structure, a blue light carried out at once to the composite hardens the filling material within seconds. as soon as it’s fashioned and polished to a excessive shine, the recovery is whole.

Health Tips & Info

Another significant factor in your oral health is your diet. Acidic foods and drinks can erode enamel just as a balanced diet can help keep your teeth and gums strong and healthy. Regular professional exams and cleanings, a dedicated at-home hygiene routine, and a healthy, balanced diet can help prevent minor issues from becoming major procedures.

If you need urgent care, simply call our 24 hour emergency hotline.

Your personal case manager will ensure that you receive the best possible care.

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Dental Office Closure Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Our top priority is the health and well-being of our patients, families, staff and community. In this unprecedented time, we are deeply committed to keeping everyone safe. Considering the evolving pandemic and out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to close our practice for the next [week/two weeks]. We believe that this closure will allow us to more effectively evaluate this dynamic situation and assist in following the CDC’s guidance on social separation. If you have an appointment scheduled with us this week, our office will be in touch to help reschedule your appointment. There WILL be a dentist on call in the event of a dental emergency. Should you require emergency dental care, please call our office as you normally would or email and one of our dentists will contact you. We did not make this decision lightly. A great deal of care, research and planning guided our decision. We will continue to evaluate the situation as it evolves and determine on a weekly basis when it is appropriate for us to return to our normal business hours. Again, please understand that we are making this decision with the health and well-being of our patients, our families, our team and our community in mind. We wish all of you continued health and strength during this challenging time.


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