Top 5 Reasons for Metal Filling Replacement

On Tuesday October 6, 2015. Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry Today

Dark, shiny “metal” tooth filling therapy has long been used by dentists as a way of halting tooth decay. Often referred to as amalgam filling therapy, this process removes part of the tooth affected by decay, and then fills the area with a semi-soft metal. While usually successful (at least when initially administered), this solution focused solely on short-term dental functionally with little regard to aesthetics or the “wear effects” that are often experienced over time as metal fillings “compress.”

Over the past couple decades,

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Invisalign® Braces: the Pros & Cons

On Friday March 20, 2015. Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry Today

For many years, conventional metal braces were the only treatment available to correct crooked or misaligned teeth. And while very effective when administered correctly, the discomfort and appearance of metal braces often deterred many of my patients from seeking this corrective therapy.

Over the past decade, an alternative brace therapy—Invisilign® braces—has rapidly grown in popularity with both my patients and the orthodontists I partner with. Often referred to as “invisible” braces, Invisalign offers many advantages that make them a great choice for qualifying patients.

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