fillings are done to remove decay, and replace the affected tooth structure. it is called a filling because new a material fills hole that decay left. now days most teeth are treated with bonded tooth colored composite resin fillings. caught early enough, cavities can be treated easily and painlessly. if not treated decay can lead to tooth pain and/or infection, and the tooth would need root canal treatment or extraction.
bonding bonding involves adhering composite resin material that is matched to the color of the tooth, to the front of the tooth. this is done to repair damage done to the tooth by decay, to alter the alignment of the tooth, close gaps between the teeth, or for cosmetic purposes. first the surface of the tooth is roughened in order to accept the bonding and hold it. a gel is applied to micro etch the
this is used to fill in narrow grooves in a tooth that cannot be adequately cleaned by brushing. in some cases, the tooth structure has fine grooves or pits which accumulate plaque, not because the person doesn't brush, but because they're too narrow to allow even one bristle into them. these will develop cavities over time, and you don't want that. so the dentist will brush on a coating that seals the grooves and pits, making it possible to brush off all the plaque and keep your teeth healthy.
this can be anything done to correct imperfections in the appearance of the mouth. anyone who is unhappy with their smile can have it fixed. the upper teeth show, usually, only when smiling, while the lower teeth remain hidden. this is reversed when talking, with the upper teeth remaining hidden while the lower teeth show. the color, alignment, spacing as well as regularity of the teeth are the characteristics that give the overall appearance. any of these can be repaired to give a stunning look to the mouth.
this is the procedure of making teeth whiter, and therefore more attractive. our office uses several methods: zoom!, passive tray whitening, and professional strength white strips. zoom! is a revolutionary tooth whitening procedure. it's safe effective and fast, very fast. in just over an hour, your teeth will be dramatically whiter. the convenience of zoom! in comparison to days of using strips or wearing trays makes it the perfect choice for the busy individual.