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 »

Take Care of Your Teeth So You Don’t Lose Them

Are you taking adequate care of your teeth to ensure they remain healthy and strong? Are you avoiding any risks and minimizing and damage to prevent tooth loss? Even if so, don’t ever get too complacent with your oral health care or begin to slack on your habits, as you should always keep your hygiene at its best. Take care... read more »

Your Teeth Should Shine as Bright as You

Do you brush and floss twice daily, but your teeth never seem to be white? Are you constantly struggling with getting a brighter smile, even if you have optimum health care? Even if you take the greatest of care of your teeth, it does not guarantee they will be ultra-white as someone’s smile from a beauty magazine. Luckily, there are... read more »

A Filling Can Often Be Used to Repair a Small Area of Decayed Tooth Enamel

A small area of tooth decay, more commonly referred to as a cavity, can be detected during your regular dental checkup with your dentist at Aesthetic Dentistry Associates. However, if you notice a change in texture, sensitivity or pain in a tooth, you shouldn’t delay in setting up an appointment to have it addressed. Left ignored, the cavity could turn... read more »