Teeth damaged by decay or injury will not heal like most other tissues in the body. They require placement of material to replace and restore the damaged tooth structure.

Different materials or methods can restore teeth. Depending on the type of restoration needed, the dentist will discuss your individual needs or options with you. The following is a list of some of the more commonly used materials or methods:
  • Amalgam restorations (silver fillings)
  • Tooth colored composite fillings
  • Gold Inlays or onlays
  • Tooth colored porcelain inlays or onlays
  • Tooth colored acrylic inlays or onlays
  • Metal Crowns (gold or non-precious)
  • Porcelain Crowns
  • Acrylic Crowns
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Direct composite bonding
    - Veneers
    - Fillings

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