Caps, Crowns, and Bridges

Crowns Compared to fillings which just cover a small portion of a tooth, a crown (or cap) encases the entire visible portion of a tooth and restores the tooth back to its originally size and shape.  In effect, the crown acts as the tooth’s new outer surface. A crown is necessary when a tooth is

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“Classic” Silver-Colored Fillings

Amalgam fillings, also known as silver-colored fillings, are made from a combination of metals such as tin, copper, silver and mercury. This combination of metals gives amalgam its renowned strength and durability. These fillings usually last 20+ years compared to composite fillings which typically last about 5-10 years. However it is very common to see these

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