Has another dentist told you that you need to replace all of your old silver amalgam fillings? Looking for a second opinion? Maybe your dentist saw a sign of decay or damage on the x-ray. Even if your teeth are feeling fine and looking fine, it is possible that your old silver teeth fillings are decayed and/or damaged and should be promptly replaced. Some dentists are overly cautious and advocate old fillings that are still intact be replaced before they become damaged. If your dentist has not explained the decay or damage discovered on your old teeth fillings that requires replacing your teeth fillings we suggest you consider a second opinion from another dentist before going through this costly and painful process.
The ADA says decayed or damaged teeth fillings should be replaced. This does not mean intact fillings need to be replaced simply because they are old. Teeth fillings that are properly maintained can last for many years. Our Bayonne dentist office can examine your teeth and explain the exact situation so you can an informed decisions on your dental procedure. If we find issues your old amalgam teeth fillings we can work with you to gently deal with the situation. We have many years of dental experience and know how to spot real problems with old fillings and protect you from costly dental misdiagnosis.
Of course we can also help with cosmetic dental issues. If you don’t like the look of your old silver fillings we can help gently replace your old metal fillings with composite tooth colored fillings to make them blend in with your teeth. We also have many years of doing delicate dental veneers. We take great pride in restoring the confidence in your smile. Our reputation has led many patients to travel from Manhattan to our Bayonne dentist office with the gentle touch. If you are considering replacing your old tooth fillings, visit our Bayonne office today by calling 201-823-2100