Dental decay and trauma are a fact of life for most people. Even individuals who have excellent oral hygiene habits may find themselves suffering from a cavity or two once in a while. In the past, dentists always repaired teeth with metals such as silver, gold, or silver amalgam. While such materials are effective at fortifying teeth, they come with some significant downsides — including the fact that they look nothing like natural tooth enamel. Fortunately, our practice offers metal-free restorations in Lakeville. We can repair your smile without marring its appearance!
A restoration is a crown, bridge, filling, inlay, or onlay — basically, any dental prosthesis that repairs or replaces a tooth. Metal-free restorations are those that are made out of a composite resin, zirconia, or porcelain. These materials closely resemble the look and feel of natural teeth, so when they are in place and properly shaped, they blend in seamlessly with the dentition around them.
Some of the most outstanding benefits of metal-free restorations include:
The treatment process for metal-free restorations may involve up to three basic steps:
Would you like to learn more about how metal-free restorations could help your smile? Contact our team today to schedule a consultation.