Posts Tagged ‘ Fillings ’

Fillings Of The Future Could Be Made Of Glass

The materials used for dental fillings have changed over the year. While amalgam fillings were once popular, composite feeling are now the choice of many patients. In the future, dental fillings could be made of bioactive glass. The glass fillings would have the ability to fight off bacteria and would be durable and cosmetically appealing as well. Read… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 11 2016

Could Watching Cement Dry Make Fillings Last Longer

The secret to making  a patients filling last longer could be as simple as watching the cement dry. A recent study found that paying close attention could make for better fillings. “Our works opens up the possibility of tailoring the strength of non-mercury cements by homing in on the special setting points, which we call… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 19 2015

What Are Your Fillings Made Of?

Dental filling are common and some people prefer different types of materials for their fillings. Gold was once a popular choice and although expensive, it still is. Would you ever think of putting crystals or stones on your teeth? The new look is not only becoming popular, dentists say it could actually help protect teeth.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2015

Are Mercury Fillings Safe?

If you have ever had a filling from a dentist, you likely have one made form mercury. Mercury fillings have been used for years, but there has been much debate about their safety. Most people do not experience any side effects from mercury fillings, but others suffer from mercury poisoning and other side effects of… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 23 2015

CEREC One Visit Crowns and Fillings

Taking good care of your teeth shouldn’t have to mean giving up your valuable time. New innovations in dental technology and Dr. Mulder’s experience mean that you don’t have to. With the use of the CEREC system, our office can perform traditional restorations in less time—in one visit and just over one hour—so you can… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 20 2015