Large Cavities Can Be Repaired Using an Inlay or Onlay Filling

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The occlusal or biting surface of molars and premolars can often have deep pits and fissures. From a functionality standpoint, this helps back teeth chew tough foods. However, these areas can sometimes trap plaque and residual food particles, which promotes cavity formation. If the cavity is modest in size, your... Read more »

What Do You Know About Inlays and Onlays?

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Have you had filling fall out? Have you ever cracked a tooth? Do you even have parts of a tooth completely missing? Luckily, there is something you can do about these issues—namely, using dental inlays and onlays. While we recommend thinking about dental crowns and fillings, we recommend also thinking... Read more »

First-Aid Tips for Taking Care of a Cracked Tooth

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The strength of your tooth enamel allows you to bite and chew hard foods. Unfortunately, there are times when a blow to the face or an accident can actually crack a tooth. This is even more likely if you participate in contact sports without having the protection of a quality... Read more »

All About Inlays And Onlays

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Inlays and onlays are a type of dental restoration that is bigger than a filling but smaller than a dental crown. Inlays usually go between the pointed parts of a tooth (cusps) located on the chewing surface while onlays can cover one or more of these cusps and the sides... Read more »

The Pros And Cons Of Laser Dentistry

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When you hear the word “laser,” your first thought may be of ray guns in sci-fi flicks. However, in the real world lasers have many practical uses, including treatments and procedures in modern dentistry. Here are a few of the dental procedures lasers can complete and the pros and cons... Read more »