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White Fillings – How Are They Placed?

Aug 28, 2012 White fillings, or composite restorations, are a wonderful option if done correctly! Read this article to avoid pitfalls with white fillings: WHITE FILLING PAIN ARTICLE To avoid problems with white fillings you need to place them correctly! Here is a typical sequence for a white filling:     Using a rubber dam or shield is very important when you remove the mercury! Also, the rubber dam keeps the moisture away from the tooth while the white filling is placed. Building up the white filling has to be done in stages so that it does not shrink too much. Once... Read More »

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White Fillings – How Are They Placed?

Aug 28, 2012 White fillings, or composite restorations, are a wonderful option if done correctly! Read this article to avoid pitfalls with white fillings: WHITE FILLING PAIN ARTICLE To avoid problems with white fillings you need to place them correctly! Here is a typical sequence for a white filling:     Using a rubber dam or shield is very important when you remove the mercury! Also, the rubber dam keeps the moisture away from the tooth while the white filling is placed. Building up the white filling has to be done in stages so that it does not shrink too much. Once... Read More »

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Why Have Your Cosmetic Dentist Do Your Clear Braces?

Aug 27, 2012   Clear Braces, or Invisalign, require that the dentist bond small white composites (filling material) to the outside of certain teeth during the time the braces are worn. These composites do get polished off at the completion of the clear braces, but if they are not put on correctly then the Invisalign treatment won’t work as well and the teeth will have rough, staining fillings on them. Cosmetic dentists have the experience required to place these fillings and polish them correctly! A true cosmetic dentist can be viewed as the quarterback of the procedure. Meaning, the final outcome of... Read More »

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