Teeth take a lot of tender, loving care. But even when we do our best with daily brushing, bacteria can sneak in and cause cavities – the common cold of dental health. At Staten Island Dental Care, we have been filling cavities for years.
Few people go their entire life without getting a cavity. Unfortunately for some children, a cavity is the first health problem they go through in childhood.
Cavities are caused when bacteria, acid, food debris, and saliva combine to form plaque. Plaque clings to your teeth, and the acid in the plaque starts to dissolve the enamel. The result is tooth decay, which can also be accompanied by pain.
Because of how quick and effective dental fillings are, they are one of the best options to fix a cavity. At Staten Island Dental Care we use top-of-the-line instruments to examine the size and severity of the cavity and then determine exactly what type of filling is required. We offer white fillings that are as durable as old-school metal fillings and match your teeth accurately.
A filling isn’t a “set it and forget it” treatment. A tooth that has received a filling still needs to be properly cared for because cavities can occur in the surrounding tooth structure if bacteria is allowed to flourish.
There is no better place to mind your dental health than at Staten Island Dental Care. We offer general and restorative dentistry. Schedule a checkup with us today.
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