Tooth decay, also referred to as caries or cavities, occurs when plaque damages your tooth enamel, the teeth’s outer surface. Without proper and prompt treatment, they could eventually progress and impact the fragile nerves and tissues inside the teeth. Treated early, however, you can prevent serious complications, including tooth loss and nerve damage.
One of the earliest treatments for cavities is dental fillings. Here at Ogden Dental in Columbia, MO, Dr. Michael Ogden uses the following tooth-colored dental fillings for combatting tooth decay and restoring damaged teeth:
Composite Dental Fillings
Composite is basically a tooth-colored material that’s fabricated from resin and quartz or glass. They last longer and look more natural than traditional metal dental fillings.
For More Details on Tooth-Colored Fillings and Cavity Treatments, Call Us
Dial (573) 449-7483 to set an appointment here at Ogden Dental in Columbia, MO, with your dentist, Dr. Michael Ogden.