We are a mercury-free practice. However, many people still have silver/mercury fillings in their mouths from years past.
When more than half of the tooth’s biting surface is damaged a dentist will often use an inlay or onlay.
Periodontal disease is a serious infection under your gumline. ARESTIN® (minocycline hydrochloride) is an antibiotic that kills the bacteria that causes the infection.
A dental prophylaxis is a cleaning treatment performed to thoroughly clean the teeth and gums. Prophylaxis is an important dental treatment for stopping the progression of gingivitis and periodontal disease.
Periodontal diseases are infections of the gums, which gradually destroy the support of your natural teeth. There are numerous disease entities requiring different treatment approaches.
You and Dr. Abbott may determine that you need a tooth extraction for any number of reasons.