Restorative Dentistry – Newington, CT
State of the
Art Tooth Repairs
Many people develop cavities in their teeth as a result of poor oral hygiene practices. Others suffer from broken teeth as a result of bad habits or sudden accidents. A damaged tooth needs to be repaired by a professional if you want to remain safe and functional in your mouth. To that end, Dr. Toubman and Dr. Korwin will be happy to recommend one of our expertly designed dental restorations to you. Call Cedar Mountain Dental today to schedule a consultation to learn more.
Why Choose Cedar Mountain Dental for Restorative Dentistry?
- Quality Zirconia and Gold Crowns
- State of the Art Laser Fillings
- Staff That Makes You Feel Like Family
Also known as composite fillings, this type of restoration is used to fill small to mid-size cavities. Composite resin can be shaded to match the natural color of your teeth, so it blends in perfectly with the enamel once it has been placed. Also, it can bond directly with the tooth itself, making it a conservative restoration option; traditional metal fillings can only be placed after we have made permanent changes to the structure of your tooth.
In recent years, dentists have discovered the advantages of using dental lasers in the process of placing fillings. Instead of using a noisy dental drill, we can gently remove small layers of your tooth structure with a laser. Not only is this procedure much quieter and more precise, but it also actively sterilizes the tooth, killing any bacteria living deep within the cavity and improving your oral health over the long term. If you’re told that you need a filling, feel free to ask if a laser will be utilized.
When a tooth has suffered from extensive damage or a large cavity that cannot be filled, we can cover it with a dental crown. Our practice uses a variety of materials for crowns, including gold and zirconia. Gold is a very durable material that is not easily worn down, which is why it’s used for dental restorations. Zirconia, on the other hand, is a strong material that can be shaded to perfectly mimic the color of your tooth. The type of crown you receive depends partially on your own preferences and partially on your oral health needs.