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Dentures

Dentures A denture or a complete denture as it is often called, is an appliance that is inserted in the mouth, replaces natural teeth and provides support for the cheeks and lips. Most dentures are made of acrylic and can be fabricated two different ways. A conventional denture is made after all teeth have been…
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Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

Sealants protect the depressions and grooves of your teeth from food particles and plaque that brushing and flossing can’t reach. Highly effective in preventing decay on the biting surfaces of your chewing teeth, dental sealants are a simple procedure in which a tooth-colored acrylic “coating” is painted onto the surface of the tooth. This effectively “seals” the deep grooves, acting as a barrier and protecting enamel from plaque and acids.

Easy to apply, sealants take only a few minutes to seal each tooth. Sealants hold up well under the force of normal chewing and can last several years before a reapplication is needed.

Children and adults can benefit from sealants in the fight against tooth decay.

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Dental Crowns

Dental Crowns Where damage to a person’s teeth is extreme, and apparently beyond repair, we can use porcelain or porcelain fused to metal crowns to make the smile appear “as new”. This is an extremely reliable technique for repairing the most severe of dental problems, even permanently replacing missing teeth to offer a complete smile…
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Fillings and Restorations

Tooth Fillings Disadvantages of Silver fillings: We use amalgam or composite fillings. Amalgam are silver fillings and composite are tooth colored. Many people still have silver/mercury fillings in their mouths from years past. These fillings are not particularly pleasing to the eye, and we know that by unavoidable design, silver/mercury fillings ultimately result in a weaker…
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