We are proud of the beautiful, long-lasting dentistry we create to improve the beauty and comfort of our patients' smiles. Take a moment to see what is possible by browsing our before-and-after photos below.
Sensitivity to hot, cold, and sweet can all be signs of a tooth decay. The decay could be under an existing filling or crown, or it could be a new cavity between two teeth. This patient one new cavity that had grown to the point of trapping food between the teeth. They also had decay forming under an existing silver filling.
We used a rubber dam to protect the lips, cheeks, gums, and prevent the patient from swallowing dental tools. Wedges were used to separate the teeth and further protect the gum tissue.
Then we removed the decay and existing filling. The ...
There are many reasons for needing a crown including a large failing filling and cracks extending through the enamel and into the middle of the tooth.
This patient started with a very large silver (amalgam) filling on their upper premolar. The silver color was causing the tooth to appear grey. It also had large cracks extending under the silver filling.
We first removed the silver filling and built the tooth back up to normal size using a tooth colored filling material. This can work well for a short time, however due to the crack we were concerned about the tooth breaking over ...