The unfortunate truth about cavities is that once one forms, there will be permanent damage to your enamel. Even when it is caught early, this problem will make it necessary for your dentist to provide a permanent restoration. The good news is that you can have the support you need from a conservative dental filling. Our Riverside, CA dentist’s office can provide a durable conservative restoration that covers the site of decay without changing your surrounding tooth structure. When necessary, we are prepared to provide more involved services. This way, we can deal with potential complications from a cavity.

Why Do You Need A Restoration When You Have A Cavity?

You need a dental filling or dental crown to restore a tooth when you have a cavity, as the decay that affects you is permanent. In other words, there is not a way for your tooth to naturally regrow lost tissue and remain in good condition. Because of this, we will provide the necessary protection so that you are not vulnerable to an infection or physical injury. The timely detection of decay will lead to treatment with a dental filling, the more conservative treatment option that is available to you.

Placing A Durable, Discreet Dental Filling

Once a cavity is treated, you will have a custom dental filling placed at the site to cover the damage. We can recommend both composite resin restorations and fillings made with an amalgam metal material. Using metal can provide stronger support for a back tooth without drawing unwanted attention. With composite resin, we can treat your tooth discreetly, as it will not be apparent that a restoration is present.

What Else Can Your Dentist Do For You When You Have Problems With Your Oral Health?

If you have a more severe cavity, we can respond to the damage with a custom dental crown. Crowns envelop teeth, providing more coverage and more lasting protection. When there are signs that your tooth has become infected, we can advise you to undergo root canal therapy to make sure that internal problems are fully resolved.

Talk To Your Riverside, CA Dentist About Restoring Your Oral Health With A Dental Filling

If you have a problem with tooth decay, we can make sure that your tooth is fully protected by providing a custom dental filling. By doing so, we can ensure that your smile is preserved, that your bite function is not changed, and that you are protected against complications. If you would like to find out more, or if you hope to reach one of our other locations, please call us at the following:

Dental Associates of Riverside in Riverside, CA at (951) 369-1001.

Riverside Dental Group at Magnolia in Riverside, CA at (951) 689-5031.

Dental Associates of Moreno Valley in Moreno Valley, CA at (951) 697-6800.

Riverside Dental Group at Woodcrest in Riverside, CA at (951) 776-9001.

Oasis Family Dental in Temecula, CA at (951) 695-2290.

Dental Associates of Corona in Corona, CA at (951) 273-9580.