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What is a Composite Filling Dentistry?

If one or more of your teeth has significant decay, your Smiles of La Mesa dentist will advise you to have a cavity filled to preserve it. In the past, silver amalgam was the only option for filling material. However, most dental patients today prefer composite fillings instead. This is partly cosmetic since composite fillings [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:10-08:00March 21st, 2016|

Types of Dental Fillings

It’s important for your dentist at Smiles of La Mesa to fill a cavity right away to preserve the integrity of your tooth. When it comes to the types of dental fillings used, today’s patients have more choices than ever. The most common materials used for dental fillings include: Metal/Silver Amalgam: This was the treatment [...]

By |2018-09-20T17:59:52-08:00February 7th, 2016|

Types of Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Our teeth allow us to do different things in the different activities that we do every day. Mostly, it helps us to chew our food, helps us to speak and maintain our facial structures. Keeping our mouth and teeth healthy can prevent disease, tooth infection and aesthetic dysfunction from occurring in the future. Every one [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:12-08:00May 22nd, 2015|