The Problem with Ignoring a Cavity

Dental Health in La Jolla

While it is normal human behavior for people to ignore a problem rather than deal with it directly, that is not a good idea when it comes to a dental problem like a cavity. After all, cavities are reasonably easy to treat early on but become more difficult the longer they are allowed to linger. […]

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How Tooth Fillings Have Improved in Recent Years

Mercury-Free Dental fillings La Jolla, CA

Although metallic fillings used to be the best choice for dealing with a cavity, the options have expanded and improved. Some patients who haven’t had fillings in many years are pleasantly surprised to learn about tooth-colored fillings. These fillings are made of composite resin, which is a mix of silica, plastic and glass ionomer. Dr. […]

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