Invisible Fillings

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Invisible fillings The materials and placement of an invisible filling are precisely the same as a white filling. However, making the restoration undetectable requires the implementation of ultra-refined dental technique and keen observation of detail.

A crown can restore a tooth that has suffered from multiple cracks, large areas of decay, failing fillings and/or a traumatic event that resulted in a loss of tooth structure.  Crowns are beneficial in restoring the tooth to feel, look and perform properly once again.  A crown can be fabricated from gold, thus having a metallic/gold appearance, or be porcelain with a metal underbelly to achieve a higher aesthetic standard. Sometimes, crowns fabricated entirely out of porcelain (or other tooth colored materials) are an excellent choice in a highly aesthetic area (such as front teeth) or for a patient who is allergic to different types of metal.  Although technology has certainly improved the quality of dental porcelains and streamlined the manner in which crowns are constructed, the techniques used to prepare a tooth for a crown, and for crown fabrication are very similar to 20 years ago.

A missing tooth can result in a myriad of dental, masticatory (chewing) and esthetic obstacles. The teeth on either side of the space left by a missing tooth can drift, causing periodontal disease, additional spaces between teeth, and even decay. Chewing without a molar can be frustrating and inefficient. In addition, missing teeth can cause a patient to be very self-conscious about their smile, compromising their ability to look and feel themselves. Bridges and implants can provide permanent solutions to all of the above.


Sometimes, a smile can have shortcomings, spaces, uneven and ill-shaped teeth, disproportionally small or large teeth, etc. One patient may be entirely comfortable with these characteristics, while another may desire a remedy. One of the most difficult yet truly ideal solutions is the application, or veneering of white filing materials to front teeth, this procedure is also known as cosmetic bonding. The challenge for the dentist is multi-faceted; color, shape, contour, texture, opacity/translucency, and balance must all be taken into consideration. Each tooth needs to work on its own, and within the arch in harmony with the other teeth- whether they are untouched, or have been restored. It can be a daunting task, but because of how little tooth is altered to perform this procedure, it is ultra-conservative, reversible, and beautiful.

Laser Dentistry
Introducing the new Discus Dental Styla Microlaser! The power and agility of the laser speeds healing while dramatically reducing pain and discomfort involved in many soft tissue procedures including:
  • Ulcer and Cold Sore Therapy
  • Cosmetic Recontouring of Soft Tissue
  • Frenum Release to Prevent Periodontal Disease and Gum Recession
  • Laser Assisted Periodontal Pocket Reduction and Anti-Bacterial Therapy