For your safety and comfort, we offer our patients Metal Free Dentistry
Certain materials traditionally used in dentistry can lead to health problems, and it is for this reason that we offer our patients metal free dentistry, preserving the beauty of their teeth while repairing their bite.
When plaque and bacteria erode tooth enamel, they can form cavities and areas of decay in the tooth structure. Left unchecked, this can destroy the sensitive nerves and root structure of teeth. Our composite resin fillings are placed in order to stop cavities and restore the bite surface. During the procedure, the decay and only a minimal amount of the original tooth structure will be removed. Composite resin fillings appear natural and are virtually undetectable in your smile. Even if you have previously placed metal fillings, they can be removed and replaced with composite tooth-colored fillings that are beautiful and metal free.
Unlike metal-based crowns of the past, our porcelain crowns are crafted using layers of porcelain that not only protect the remaining tooth structure, but look more realistic than past restorations. In much the same way that porcelain dental veneers are crafted, the porcelain is layered to create the most realistic ceramic restoration. Because of this careful process, light is able to move through the semi-translucent material in much the same way as natural teeth. Porcelain is also extremely strong and durable, and will last for years to come.
Please contact our Baton Rouge Dental office today at 225-752-8348 to set up your dental appointment and receive a complementary consultation to evaluate your dental health and smile objectives. We are conveniently located at 13354 Coursey Blvd in the rear of Coursey Professional Center across the street from Benny’s Carwash.
Do you have silver (amalgam) dentil fillings as shown in the before picture on the left?
Like the picture on the right better?
Natural looking composite fillings can help by giving you fillings that are natural tooth colored and virtually invisible!