This is a common question in our Downey Dental office. Some people advocate the removal of mercury fillings for health reasons. I nor the ADA, CDC, or any other reputable organization recomend the removal of silver fillings for any medical reason unless you have a metal alergy. Very few people have a metal alergy. Some people would like to remove the dark black fillings for cosmetic reasons. In this case if it is patient directed then Doctor can evaluate the situation.
Cosmetic dentistry entails performing of different procedures to improve a person’s smile. There are a variety of techniques and options that can be used to treat chipped, discolored, missing or misshapen teeth. If you are looking for cosmetic dentistry services, you have to choose a service provider who can restore short or worn teeth, alter teeth lengths, fill up cavities or reshape your teeth professionally and permanently.
What are some of the methods used to get the desired results as far as cosmetic dentistry is concerned?
For people who fear going to the dentist and having work done on their teeth and gums, hearing they need treatment is often scary. However, there are some new improvements in the dental industry that can treat problems without having to undergo surgery or using a scalpel to correct. Laser gum treatment is a process to help the gums recover from periodontal, or gum disease. It costs about the same as traditional gum surgery, but it is less painful and the recovery time is much faster.
Having a dentist is important obviously, but how do you choose one for yourself, especially if you live in a place like Downey, California? Choosing a dentist can be difficult. Contrary to what you may think, they are not all the same. Sure, most of them offer the same services, but still each one has a different personality and staff. Here are some tips in choosing a good dentist.
1. Check Experience- Obviously you'll want a dentist that has been around for some years. However, you may want someone a bit younger, so analyze what you want in terms of age first.
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