Posts Tagged ‘ dental restoration ’

How Do Fillings Work?

Many people are familiar with the terms “cavity” and “filling” without really understanding the process.  Here is what you need to know when your dentist tells you that you need a filling. What is a Cavity? A cavity is a bacterial infection of the hard structures of a tooth.  The bacteria in dental plaque eat […]

What Exactly is a Crown?

Most people have heard of the terms “crown” and “cap” in regard to dentistry (they are interchangeable, and dentists prefer the term crown), but few actually understand what a crown is.  This blog will explain this, along with why they are necessary, what types of crowns are available in modern dentistry, and what to expect […]