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5 Ways to Take Care of Your Tooth Fillings

For a simple tooth decay or a tooth fracture, there is no need to go so complicated because this can easily be resolved by composite fillings. Naperville patients who come into the dental office with dental caries receive a tooth filling from the best cosmetic dentist. Naperville dentists will begin with a tooth preparation, which involves the drilling of the tooth to remove the diseased tissue, so that an appropriate tooth filling material may be placed into the cavity. Traditionally, tooth cavities are filled with metal fillings. However, due to the many discovered disadvantages related to its use, dentists now [...]

2016-09-28T10:00:26+00:00September 28th, 2016|Blog, dental tips|

What is a Composite Filling

If one or more of your teeth has significant decay, your Smiles of Naperville dentist will advise you to have a cavity filled to preserve it. In the past, silver amalgam was the only option for filling material. However, most dental patients today prefer composite fillings instead. This is partly cosmetic since composite fillings are made of clear materials that match the color of the natural teeth. Concerns over the small possibility of mercury poisoning from silver amalgam fillings is another reason they have fallen out of favor. Receive Your New Composite Filling in a Single Appointment Before you receive [...]

2016-03-21T10:42:37+00:00March 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|

What is a Composite Filling?

In decades past, the only choice people had when they needed a cavity filled was for the dentist to use silver amalgam filling material. As a dental patient today, you are fortunate to have the option to receive a composite filling instead. That is because many people expressed concerns about the potential dangers of having metal fillings present for the rest of their life. Others felt that traditional metal fillings were unattractive and wanted a better option. If you are just hearing about this dental treatment, you may be asking yourself, “What is a composite filling?” A composite filling, also [...]

2016-01-07T20:04:48+00:00January 7th, 2016|Blog|

Types of Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Our teeth allow us to do different things in the different activities that we do every day. Mostly, it helps us to chew our food, helps us to speak and maintain our facial structures. Keeping our mouth and teeth healthy can prevent disease, tooth infection and aesthetic dysfunction from occurring in the future. Every one of us is born with beautiful and healthy teeth so it is just rightful for us to take good care of them. We should abstain from any food or beverage that might wear out the color of our teeth and its structure. These foods and [...]

2015-05-22T13:42:47+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Blog|

Treat tooth decay with dental fillings

Tooth decay is the most common cause of tooth loss among the young and old population. It usually happens because of poor oral hygiene, wrong food choices and unhealthy lifestyle. Often times, we hear and read the importance of a good oral hygiene to prevent plaque build-up that can cause tooth decay. A dental plaque is a sticky, colorless substance that forms and covers the tooth surface. So how plaque can damage teeth? Simple, it harbors bacteria that when combined with sugar from sweets or your carbohydrate-rich meal, they produce acid. The acid can wear out the tooth’s enamel by [...]

2014-11-16T04:16:04+00:00November 16th, 2014|Blog|
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