A Biting Surface Cavity on a Premolar Might Require an Inlay Dental Filling

The biting surfaces of your back teeth play an important role in helping to grind and chew the foods you consume. Unfortunately, the deep occlusal textures on these teeth can sometimes trap bacterial deposits with the potential to eventually cause tooth decay. If a cavity does develop on the biting surface of a premolar or molar, and it’s caught early... read more »

It Might Be Possible to Repair an Area of Dental Attrition with a Dental Filling

Dental attrition is a condition that can occur when uncorrected alignment issues allow one of your teeth to wear excessively on another. As this continues to occur the tooth enamel on the vulnerable tooth can wear away leaving it prone to new areas of tooth decay or a significant dental fracture. Without professional dental care at Dr. David Umansky’s dental... read more »